Sydney Fringe Festival

Celebrating the weird, the wonderful and the thought provoking – Sydney’s Fringe Festival takes you to the creative edge.

Kicking off on September 1 and running the entire month, the annual Sydney Fringe Festival will take you to the edge and back – creatively speaking.

Now in its eighth year, the Sydney Fringe Festival is one of the country’s largest independent arts festivals. And it is only getting bigger, as more and more artists and curious minds flock to engage with something that stimulates them on every level.

One of the most magical elements of the festival is how it also opens up new areas and pockets of Sydney that many might not have known existed – the literal fringes of the city.

This year, organisers have taken care with their selection of artists and participants to truly provide a diverse and enriching experience starting with the incredible Fringe Ignite – the annual opening party taking over Kensington St Festival Village.

At World Square, British artist Insa will create an interactive exhibition – a retrospective of his innovative GIF-iti artwork that takes place on the surfaces of the city.

The Urban Newtown hotel will become the site of a world-first theatre production viewed from the streets, taking place in the various rooms and locations inside as watchers listen in on headphones.

A vegan feast, a “masqueerade”, an erotic clown and plenty of live music – there isn’t enough room to share all the incredible events and experiences about to take over Sydney.


The Sydney Fringe Festival will take place across various venues, starting on September 1 until September 30

For more information, including ticketing and timetables, head to the official website.

The Sydney Fringe Festival


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