Hamilton Fringe Festival

A 12-day unjuried theatre festival that happens every summer in downtown Hamilton



Hamilton Fringe presents WHAT THE FEST?!

Hamilton Fringe presents WHAT THE FEST?! An online and physically distant performance festival featuring artists originally scheduled to appear in the 2020 Hamilton Fringe Festival.

The Hamilton Fringe is not affiliated with WTFest in Brantford, ON.

Learn more about WHAT THE FEST?!


The Golden Hammers Awards

Nominations close AUGUST 7, 2020

The Hamilton Fringe is pleased to present The Golden Hammers, the inaugural celebration of achievement in the Hamilton theatre arts.

The Golden Hammers are designed to celebrate the fierce spirit of independent theatre artists, to award innovation and growth, to nurture emerging talent, and to recognize the national achievements of artists from Hamilton.

Nominations are now open!

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