Melbourne Fringe Festival

Melbourne Fringe Festival
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The residents of Melbourne come together every September to celebrate the famous Melbourne Fringe Festival. This unique event welcomes more than 3400 independent artists to participate and display their finest artwork and is celebrated at over 150 venues around Melbourne.

In addition to the many art shows, the Melbourne Fringe Festival also includes visual art exhibitions, music performances, cabaret shows and film premiers. Visitors will find excellent and diverse options of performances and shows.

Melbourne Fringe Festival 2017 Dates, Tickets & Venues

This arts and cultural festival not only features artists from Melbourne, but also many from around Australia. So you can expect to see a wide variety of art forms at the exhibition. A number of thriving contemporary art communities also participate in the event.

The Melbourne Fringe Festival also provides support to artists participating. In addition, artists get access to a wide array of new artworks by thousands of other experienced artists. Organisers of the festival also help many new artists to represent their exhibitions for the first time.

The festival also offers sponsored projects for individuals and groups who want to grow within the industry.

Melbourne Fringe Festival Information

At over 170 venues around Victoria
  Event Dates:
September / October 2017
  Event Times:
Phone: (03) 9660 9600
Email: [email protected]
  Event Prices/Admission:

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  • Hello, I am looking for a map of all the venues. The reason being that there is generally very limited parking and public transport is mostly ideal. There are 4 of us all needing to plan our own transport routes. It would be very helpful if such a map was available and tram route numbers also please.

    • Hi Karen,

      You can get a hard copy from one of the designated pick up points:
      Coffee Palace Backpackers, St Kilda
      Corner Hotel, Richmond
      Fire Station Café, Preston
      Gypsie Hideout, Northcote
      Northside Records, Fitzroy
      Paradise Cutters, Brunswick
      Readings, Hawthorn and Carlton
      The Corner Shop, Yarraville
      Visitors Centre, CBD
      Yellow Bird Café, Prahran

      Regards, Jess