Note: Vendor Applications are currently closed and we will announced when the applications for the 2024 Festival open.

Festival vendors awaken all five senses of our fringers.  
Are you a vendor interested in applying to the Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival? Read on for details! 


I’m A Vendor, How Can I Apply? 
Vendors help enliven our site with their tasty treats and locally made goods. 

Fringe Theatre is proud to produce the Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival, the oldest and largest Festival of its kind in North America. Anchored in Edmonton’s Old Strathcona district, the Festival showcases hundreds of theatre productions and outdoor performances featuring more than 1,000 local, national, and international artists inside theatres and across our outdoor site. Offering something for everyone, the Festival sees an attendance of more than 450,000 site visits over 11 days every August. 

Click the buttons below to read on about artisan and food vendor opportunities. Questions? Please email 

Artisan Vendor Info  Food Vendor Info 


2023 Important Dates for Vendors

PLEASE NOTE: Deadlines prior to Festival may shift depending on date of application. For more information, please contact

Friday, February 17, 2023: Applications open for vendors online at Vendors without online access to the application form may request that an application form be sent to them via post, email, or fax.

Monday, April 3, 2023: Deadline for Vendor Submissions of Applications.

Monday, April 24, 2023: Deadline to inform Vendors of their acceptance or refusal into the Festival.

Monday, May 23, 2023: Deadline for Vendors to electronically provide to the Vendor Coordinator a signed contract, pay fees, and submit all additional documentation required to participate in the Festival.

Monday, May 23, 2023: First payment installment due: 50% of total fees must be paid in order to reserve space. FTA only accepts electronic forms of payment, via e-transfer, EFT, or major Credit Cards (MasterCard, Visa). In-person payments (Cash, cheque or debit) will NOT be accepted. Upon contract signing, Vendors will be issued an electronic Quickbooks invoice via email with further payment details.

Monday, June 26, 2023: Final installment / balance due.

Monday, August 14 – Wednesday, August 16, 2023: Vendors load into site as per schedule set by Vendor Coordinator.

Thursday, August 17 – Sunday, August 27, 2023: Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival