Australian Street Entertainment Carnival

From Friday 19th - Monday 22nd April 2019, Surfers Paradise will once again transform into a carnival of laughter and entertainment with the return of the Australian Street Entertainment Carnival. See both invited and competing performers take to stages across Surfers Paradise, all vying for the crowd's attention over the Easter long weekend.


Invited Performers

Watch as some of Australia's most amazing buskers make Surfers Paradise come ALIVE with sword swallowing, juggling knives, BMX stunts and so much more!  Keep checking back for further updates on who is performing.

A selection of hopeful buskers will battle it out over four days to prove they can hold their ground and compete for the ultimate title of 2019 Australian Street Entertainment Champion. Our competing performers will be looking to impress as they are evaluated by a panel of judges on their creativity, originality and WOW factor! The performer who brings the most awe and amazement to festival goers will win a cash prize and the highly acclaimed title.

Australian Street Entertainment Championships

Evening Extravaganza

You can see the very best professional street entertainers reinvent and integrate snippets of their acts at the end of each day in the Marquee pitch on Surfers Paradise Beach. Entry is free, exit is by donation in the hat.

  • Date: 19- 22 April 2019
  • Price: FREE
  • Address: Surfers Paradise