What Show(s) Should I see?!

Welcome to the RANDOMIZER! Whether you’re new to the Fringe Festival or old hat, choosing a show (or two or twenty!) to see can be a tricky task. But never fear! We’re here to take the pressure off — click the button below and let us randomly select a show for you!

August 16-26

All the details you need to get your Fringe on can be found below or within a few simple clicks.

Festival Guide

The 2018 Edmonton Fringe Festival Guide is available for purchase at the following locations:

Festival Hours & Info

Please visit Box Office Information for detailed information on all ticket purchase options, Box Office hours & locations.

Aug 16 (Thu) 6:00pm – 11:00pm

Aug 17 (Fri) – Aug 25 (Sat) 11:00am – 11:00pm

Aug 26 (Sun) 11:00am – 8:00pm

Your one stop shop for all questions Festival. Located outside the ATB Community Gazebo, near the 103 St and 83 Ave entrance, and next to the Fringe Souvenirs tent north of the ATB Financial Arts Barns.

Aug 16 (Thu) 6:00pm – 11:00pm

Aug 17 (Fri) – Aug 25 (Sat) 11:00am – 11:00pm

Aug 26 (Sun) 11:00am – 8:00pm

Bustling with activities for tiny Fringers, KidsFringe is located at the Strathcona Community League (10139 87 Ave)

Aug 16 (Thu) CLOSED

Aug 17 (Fri)- Aug 22 (Wed) 10:30am-5:30pm

Aug 23 (Thu) & 24 (Fri) 10:30am-8:00pm

Aug 25 (Sat) & 26 (Sun) 10:30am-6:00pm

Aug 16 (Thu) shows begin at 8:00 pm

Aug 17 (Fri) – Aug 26 (Sun) shows begin at 11:00 am

Explore our Shows!

ATB Outdoor Stage & West Edmonton Mall Outdoor Stage

Aug 16 (Thu) 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm (Opening Ceremonies)

Aug 17 (Fri) – Aug 25 (Sat) 12:15pm – 11:00pm

Aug 26 (Sun) 12:15pm – 8:00pm

Busker schedules are determined daily by lottery and can be found daily at any Information Booth on site or on the blog.

 

Bring snacks or a picnic and take a break in the shade of this family-friendly patio. Located South of 85 Ave between Knox Church and the streetcar tracks.

Aug 16 (Thu) 6:00pm – 12Midnight

Aug  17 (Fri) – Aug 25 (Sat) 11:00am – 12Midnight

Aug 26 (Sun) 12Noon- 6:00pm

A great place to spot Fringe artists and people watch. The North Tent can be found South of 85 Ave just North of the streetcar tracks. Persons under the age of 18 are welcome until 6:00 pm if accompanied by an adult.

The South Tent is located behind the ATB Outdoor Stage and permits only patrons over the age of 18.

Hours for North and South Tents

Aug 16 (Thu) 6:00pm – 12Midnight

Aug 17 (Fri) – Aug 25 (Sat) 12Noon – 12Midnight

Aug 26 (Sun) 12Noon – 6:00 pm

Stop by for some musical entertainment at this family-friendly patio. Persons under the age of 18 are permitted when accompanied by an adult until 6:00pm. Located on 83 Ave between 103 and 104 St.

Aug 16 (Thu) 6:00pm – 12Midnight

Aug 17 (Fri) – Aug 25 (Sat) 10:00am – 12Midnight

Aug 26 (Sun) 10:00am – 6:00pm

Be the fringiest! From mugs and t-shirts to limited edition posters, 100% of proceeds from all the gear sold supports Fringe artists. Located North of the ATB Financial Arts Barns.

Aug 16 (Thu) 6:00pm – 10:00pm

Aug 17 (Fri) – Aug 25 (Sat) 11:00am – 11:00 pm

Aug 26 (Sun) 11:00am – 8:00pm

With more than 65 vendors there’s no end to tasty treats and local goods.

Aug 16 (Thu) 6:00pm – 11:00pm

Aug 17 (Fri) – Aug 25 (Sat) 11:00am – 11:00pm

Aug 26 (Sun) 11:00am – 8:00pm

Located in the lobby inside the ATB Financial Arts Barns.

Aug 16 (Thu) 6:00pm – 12Midnight

Aug 17 (Fri) – Aug 25 (Sat) 11:00am – 12Midnight

Aug 26 (Sun) 11:00am – 8:00pm

Located next to Orange Hall, Security is available during Festival site hours. Not only are they here to keep you safe, but they’ll also collect those lost and found items.  Haven’t we all forgotten something at some point?

Located in the Southeast entrance of the ATB Financial Arts Barns.

Aug 16 (Thu) – Aug 25 (Sat) 9:00am – 9:00pm

Aug 26 (Sun) 9:00am – 8:00pm

Holdover Series

Did you miss the show everyone was raving about? Fear not, intrepid Fringer: a few of the best Fringe shows are held-over after the Festival for a special run from August 29 – September 1. The Holdover Series shows are announced and tickets go on sale Friday, August 24.

Picks of the Fringe

Each year, patrons vote on their favourite Fringe show to receive the Patrons’ Pick of the Fringe Award. Cast your vote and you are automatically entered to win six tickets for the Holdover Series!

To vote on your favourite 2018 show:

  1. Save you ticket stub – write your name and phone number on the back of the ticket stub from your favourite show.
  2. Vote at the ballot box – Drop the stub in the ballot box at the ATB Community Gazebo.

Voting closes at 11:59PM on Saturday, Aug 25. The winner will be contacted on Monday, Aug 27, 2018.