From the City of Mississauga website:

Apply for a Sauga Busks ID badge that allows you to perform in approved public spaces in Mississauga.

The Sauga Busks program is available from May to October between 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Only 50 SaugaBusk ID badges will be issued for the busking season. For returning buskers, applications open April 8. For new buskers, applications open April 22.

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How it works

  1. Busking identification must be worn at all times while you are performing. Identification can be used for up to five performers.
  2. No electricity or stages are available for performers. Battery operated amps are allowed.
  3. Busking locations are not scheduled and are on a first come, first serve basis with a two hour limit.
  4. Signage is installed at the approved Sauga Busks locations.

Approved locations for 2024

  • Celebration Square
  • Clarkson Main Street – northeast corner of Clarkson Rd N and Lakeshore Rd W
  • Cooksville Four Corners
  • Streetsville Village Square
  • Port Credit Main street, by the river
  • Port Credit marina, by the marina
  • Port Credit – Lighthouse Landing*new for 2024
  • Port Credit Memorial Park
  • JJ Plaus Park (Port Credit), along the pier
  • JJ Plaus Park (Port Credit), end of pier
  • Jack Darling Park*new for 2024
  • City Centre Transit Terminal *new for 2024
  • Lakefront Promenade Park, covered area by boat launch at the far end of the park
  • Meadowvale Community Centre, behind the building by Lake Aquitaine pier
  • Port Credit Farmers Market – Pre-approval is required by contacting the BIA at
  • Streetsville BIA Farmers Market – Pre-approval is required by contacting the BIA at