Don’t miss out on the special, FREE events available during the Fringe Festival.

OPENING NIGHT CEREMONIES BY DRIVING FORCE

THURSDAY, AUG 17 (ATB OUTDOOR STAGE @ 7PM)

Join us for the kick-off to our 36th Festival, complete with Fringe Fairies and magicians.

Performer Promenade

Ever-entertaining Ross Vegas hosts as artists perform snippets from their Fringe shows and give away free tickets.

Opening Ceremonies

Reality will be defied as illusionist Kent Wong astounds audiences with his unique brand of magic and humour. As one of the most sought after entertainers in North America, Kent has spent more than 35 years performing. From strolling magic and banquet shows to grand scale illusions, he has done it all! A two-time international Gold Medal Champion, and a member of Hollywood’s famous Magic Castle, this will be an opening night to remember.

It’s Show Time!

Release your Fringe Innie. Buy tickets and go see your first indoor Fringe performance of the Festival.

KIDSFRINGE OPENING CEREMONIES

FRIDAY, AUG 18 (KIDSFRINGE @ 10AM)

Kick KidsFringe off right with an incredible Taekwando performance by Jeon’s TKD Demonstration Team!

FREE FOR ALL

FRI, SAT, SUN, AUG 18, 19, 20 (NORTH BIG ROCK BEER TENT @ 5PM)

Hosted by performer Ross Vegas, artists give you a teaser of their show.  Bring your Program Guide, a highlighter, grab a drink, and get ready to make your must-see Fringe show list.

MACLAB WINE TENT MUSIC SERIES

FRI, SAT, SUN, AUG 18, 19, 20 AND THURS, FRI, SAT, SUN, AUG 24, 25, 26, 27 (MACLAB WINE TENT)

Enjoy the talent of local musicians performing live on stage while you sip your chardonnay or cocktail.

MIDFEST MIXER

MONDAY, AUG 21 (ATB COMMUNITY PATIO 6-9PM)

Come grab a drink and turn strangers into friends as you bond over your love for fringing.

TAP THE CASK

WEDNESDAY, AUG 23 (SOUTH BIG ROCK BEER TENT @ 6:30PM)

Come sample the specialty, one-of-a kind cask made just for Fringers by Big Rock Brewery. Special guest Todd James, from Global News, will be tapping the cask.

FRIDAY FIRE SHOW

FRIDAY, AUG 25 (ATB OUTDOOR STAGE @ 10:15PM)

A variety of outdoor performers showcase their daring fire tricks in an epic show. These performers will not only ignite the stage with flames, but they are generously donating all the proceeds collected during pass the hat back to the Fringe Festival – to ensure artists and audiences can fringe forever!