10th International Buskersfestival

Festival Fantastika, 29th – 30th of June 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.


Festival Fantastika celebrates its 10th anniversary. From the 29th to the 30th of June the international buskersfestival “Festival Fantastika” takes place again in the medieval oldtown of Freistadt, Austria. That’s the 10th 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, 29th 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, 30th of June, 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!

The Location:

The Festival takes place in the center of the historic oldtown of Freistadt (Postalcode 4240), Austria. Its historic buildings and squares set the perfect stage for Festival Fantastika.

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.

Many thanks to our supporters



Festival Fantastika is a part of the Upper Austrian Culture Summer

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