The residents of Melbourne come together every year to celebrate the famous Melbourne Fringe Festival.
This unique event welcomes unique and talented independent artists to participate and display their finest artwork and is celebrated at many venues around Melbourne.
Melbourne Fringe Festival, 2023 Dates, Ticket Prices, Events & Venues
Set amongst the lively atmosphere of Melbourne’s iconic Queen Victoria Market, experience your Fringe fantasy in this pop-up play space carefully crafted by the Headfirst Acrobats.
Catch world-class acrobatics and side-splitting comedy and cabaret acts, all while enjoying the buzz of the bustling beer garden under the stars, noshing on delicious grub from local food trucks, and pushing your boundaries at Testing Grounds’ Public Art Park—all smack bang in the heart of Melbourne.
This arts and cultural festival features Melbourne artists and many from Australia. So you can expect to see a wide variety of art forms at the exhibition. Many 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.
There are so many events being held during the week that it’s impossible to mention them all here. Please check out the official event program for a full list of events, dates, times, venues, ticket types and prices.