We LOVE our volunteers

It's people like you volunteering their time that make Budafest a successful event. Volunteers create memorable experiences for visitors and participants alike. This is a great opportunity for you or your organization to be a part of something big in your community while still enjoying the holiday season.  Find your perfect fit by reading the positions and volunteer schedules below. Thank you for your interest in volunteering!

All volunteers will receive a Budafest volunteer t-shirt. Volunteers who work two or more shifts will get a free meal. Volunteer t-shirt and information pick-up will be at the Stagecoach House/Buda Visitor Center, located at 880 Main St., Tuesday, November 27 through Thursday, November 29 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Volunteer shifts are three hours per shift.


Market

Set up/Check-in
8:00AM - 11:00AM

Event Shifts
11:00AM - 2:00PM
2:00PM - 5:00PM
5:00PM - 8:00PM*
8:00PM - 11:00PM*
(*Saturday only)

Market Volunteer (4 per shift)

  • Vendor check-in/check-out

  • Attends to vendors


Kid's Area

Set up/Check-in
8:00AM - 11:00AM

Event Shifts
11:00AM - 2:00PM
2:00PM - 5:00PM
5:00PM - 8:00PM*
8:00PM - 11:00PM*
(*Saturday only)

Kid's Area VOlunteer (2 per shift)

  • Maintains lines and a clean area

  • Assists kids with their craft/activity


Stage

Event Shifts
11:00AM - 2:00PM
2:00PM - 5:00PM
5:00PM - 8:00PM*
(*Saturday only)

Stage/Entertainment volunteer (1 per shift)

  • Keep performances on schedule

  • Line up acts

  • Communicator between sound technician and acts


Parade

Schedule:
5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday only

Parade Volunteer (16 per shift)

  • Participant check-in

  • Parade line-up

  • Point of contact for parade participants

  • Parade route guide


Snow slide Attendant (4 per shift)

  • Assisting sledders

  • Collecting sleds at end of slide and returning to them to the top

  • Maintaining orderly lines and conduct

Snow Slide

Event Shifts
11:00AM - 2:00PM
2:00PM - 5:00PM
5:00PM - 8:00PM*
(*Saturday only)


Surveys (2 people per shift)

Surveys

  • Ask event-goers survey questions

  • Hand out/collect event surveys

Event Shifts
11:00AM - 2:00PM
2:00PM - 5:00PM
5:00PM - 8:00PM
8:00PM - 11:00 PM*
(*Saturday only)


Clean up and tear down crew (4 per shift)

  • Clean up festival grounds at the close of each day

  • Assisting in break down of any activities, booths, etc.

Clean up/Tear down


Saturday
9:00PM - 11:00PM
Sunday
4:00PM - 6:00PM