Cambridge Eliminates Fees for Street Performers

12/20/20185 years ago

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A guitarist plays as part of Cambridge Arts' Street Performer program.

Cambridge Eliminates Fees for Street Performers

Cambridge Arts is thrilled to announce changes to the City of Cambridge’s Street Performance Ordinance. Beginning January 2019, there will no longer be a fee to obtain a permit to be a Street Performer in Cambridge. 

Additional changes include the expansion of allowable spaces to perform, inclusion of performative visual arts as an option, and the possibility of rotating, dedicated areas for larger performances.

New FREE permits for 2019 will be available as of January 2, 2019.  

Performers interested in obtaining a permit should visit the Cambridge Arts office at 344 Broadway, second floor, Cambridge, during normal business hours to complete an application. Individual performers as well as those playing in groups must obtain permits. It takes about 5 minutes and you walk out with a permit in hand. 

No auditions required. All are welcome and encouraged to apply. We look forward to serving you and having your creativity enliven public spaces of Cambridge.

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