It got off to a bit of a rainy start, but then the sun came out and so did the street performers, a group that included daredevil jugglers, musicians, magicians, dancers, comedians and even animal enthusiasts.

The Salt Lake Arts Council presents the first Busker Fest along Regent Street in downtown Salt Lake City on Friday. It celebrated the tradition of street performance and observing the city’s vaudeville roots, young and old were drawn in to observe and participate.