Head to the heart of the festival in Old Market Square and enjoy free and "pass the hat" entertainment from noon to midnight daily. The historic cultural hub located in the city's Exchange District is where locals and visitors gather to enjoy incredible music, talented street performers, tasty food options, beverage pavilions and merchant vendors.
Our two licensed patios are open from noon to midnight and Fringers can drop by and relax in between shows or after a long day of Fringing with a cold beer, cooler or glass of wine.
While you're recharging in the shade, you can also enjoy some of the entertainers and musicians on the Outdoor Stage, and satistfy your appetite with some tasty items from our diverse group of food vendors.
Better Than Baba's, Fired Up - Mobile Wood Fired PIzza, Habanero Sombrero, India Palace Restaurant, KYU Grill, Lemon Heaven, Little Bones Wings, Mini O's Mini Donuts, Nucci's Gelati, Sidewalk Sizzler, The Meltdown, The Little Eggplant - Italian Street Food.
JULY 20 & 21/JULY 27 & 28, 3 to 9pm
The Fringe is excited to present our 2019 vendor market in partnership with Luckygirl Pop Up. Luckygirl has put together some amazing street market events in the Exchange District over the last six years, offering an eclectic and diverse range of local crafts, clothing, jewelry, art and so much more.
The vendor makret will once again be located on Arthur Street across from Old Market Square and will feature a lineup of 22 vendors each day.
LISA LOTTIE - Feats of flexibility and some of the most impressive hula hoop tricks!
REUBEN DOTDOTDOT - Defying gravity and death with acrobatic stunts!
AARON IMPOSSIBLE - Daredevil rope walking and expert fire//knife/juggling!
COLOUR BY NUMBERS
THE FU FU CHI CHI CHOIR
THE NOBLE THIEFS
DIRTY CATFISH BRASS BAND
We ask you to say thanks to the talented street performers and rocking local bands on the Outdoor Stage. Since access to Old Market Square is free, our performers rely on donations audiences like you - so make sure to give back when they pass the hat at the end of their show!
PHOTOS BY LEIF NORMAN