This is Fringe


The 35th Annual Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival: August 11-21, 2016.

Before the Fringe there was a void... Edmonton was in the grips of boredom. But, in 1982, artists and audiences collided and Fringe was born. Offering refuge from the dull, creativity to the weary, an energy took root – Edmonton was saved! With more than 1,500 live theatre performances across 44 venues, everyone is certain to find their Fringe. After a show, grab a beer from a festival patio, a snack from a vendor, and catch buskers and live shows at one of our three free outdoor stages.


Fringe Swag


Are you a Fringer and not afraid to show it?

Support the Fringe and our artists by scooping up some sweet festival merchandise. As a charity, proceeds from merch go to keeping us fringing!



Fringe swag can be purchased on site or online through our friends at Print Machine!


Pick up your 35th special edition program guide! Starting Wednesday, August 3rd, the 2016 program guide will be available at the festival site or at: ATB Financial Arts Barns, Audreys Books, or Chapters, Coles, Indigo, Macs, Second Cup, or Planet Organic Edmonton locations.

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