Festival Information

The Sydney Fringe has something for everyone. We are a multi-disciplinary, multi-genre, 30-day event, which spans across Sydney each September. We are the place to see unique and on-the-pulse performances, of every variety.



What is The Sydney Fringe Festival?


The largest independent Arts Festival in NSW. Fringe is an open-access festival for theatre, comedy, music, dance and more.  Supporting emerging and unique venues, The Sydney Fringe. The Festival is helping bring back the cultural soul of Sydney.



What’s On


Where is The Sydney Fringe Festival



The Sydney Fringe Festival takes place in the pop-up and existing venues and public spaces all over the greater Sydney area from, the Inner West to Sydney’s CBD, the Inner Easy, down to Hurstville and across to Western Sydney. Discover all our precincts and venues and explore your city in your way.




When is The Sydney Fringe Festival


The Sydney Fringe Festival runs from September 1 – 30 every year.

We also present events year-round through advocacy for the arts and advocate for the independent arts sector year-round.





Is The Sydney Fringe Festival accessible for people with disabilities?


We believe that art is for everyone and we strive to be as accessible a festival as possible. We welcome all visitors to Fringe Festival events and are committed to making the festival a safe and accessible. Find out more about our accessibility here.





How can I apply to participate in The Sydney Fringe Festival as a performer or artist?


Applications for The Sydney Fringe Festival are now closed. Keep your eyes open for 2024 artist registrations. Head to our Artist Registration page for more information.





Can I volunteer at The Sydney Fringe Festival?


Absolutely! We rely on the generous work of our festival volunteers to create a safe, smooth and efficient festival. Apply via the button below!