9th International Buskersfestival

Festival Fantastika, 30th of June – 1st of July in the oldtown of Freistadt

Every year top-artists and musicians from all over the world get together in Freistadt to present their skills at “Festival Fantastika”. The historic old town of Freistadt gets transformed into a stage for clowns, jugglers, acrobats, musicians and fire-artists.

Festival Fantastika is organized by Cultureclub CharismART and is supported by the city of Freistadt.

From June, 30th, to July, 1st, the international buskersfestival “Festival Fantastika” takes place again in the medieval oldtown of Freistadt, Austria. That’s the ninth time in a row. For two days, artists from all over the world will entertain and enchant people young and old with musik, juggling, acrobatics and fire.
The festival starts on friday, 30th of june at 3:30 pm with a parade through the medieval old town. At 4 pm the festival will be declared open and performances will start at this time and last until 11:30 pm. For food or drinks visit our festival bar on the main square or the local restaurants and pubs.

On Saturday, 1st of July, performances will start at 3 pm and last until midnight.

In case of bad weather, we will hold the festival in an indoor-location, the so-called “Salzhof” in Freistadt.
Bei Schlechtwetter findet das Festival im Salzhof in Freistadt statt.

More information about the artists performing at Festival Fantastika will be available in June right here on this website. We will provide you with a detailed program an a time-table the week right before the festival. All information will also be available at our information booth at the mainsquare at no cost.

There’s no entrance fee! The artists get no fixed payment. They only get, what you put in their hat. So please be generous!

More Information About The Performing Artists

Impressions from 2016

Newsletter for guests and fans:

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Everyone who subscribes until this years festival will take part in a drawing for three “Festival Fantastika” t-shirts. The winners will be informed by mail. The prizes will be handed over in our festival office on June, 30th.

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