Hamilton Fringe Festival

An 11-day unjuried theatre festival that happens every summer in downtown Hamilton

Getting Here


541 Eatery & Exchange


541 Eatery & Exchange
is located at 541 Barton St. East.


The 02 Barton Bus will take you to Barton at Sanford.
From this stop, walk east along the north side of Barton Street East to 541.
The entrance to the building is on Barton Street East. There will be signage.

For specific directions on the HSR use the Trip Planner HERE.


The building is located on Barton St. E., just east of Sanford Ave. N. at Westinghouse Ave.

Google Map location is linked HERE.

From the East (Burlington, Oakville, Toronto, etc.):

•Take the QEW West towards London. Make a slight left on the QEW towards Niagara/East Hamilton/Fort Erie) and go over the Burlington Skyway
•Take Nikola Tesla Boulevard to Burlington Street East
•Turn Left onto Birch Avenue
•Turn right onto Barton Street East
•541 Barton Street East will be on your right hand side

From the West (Brantford, Ancaster, etc.):

•Take Highway 403 East to Hamilton
•Take the exit toward Ontario 8/Main Street East and merge on to Main Street West
•Turn left onto Victoria Street North
•Turn right onto Barton Street East
•541 Barton Street East will be on your left hand side


There is FREE Parking after 5:30PM in the Empire Steel lot (marked with a Hamilton Fringe banner) behind 541 Eatery & Exchange, on the east side of Westinghouse Ave. Please note: we cannot confirm if the lot will be free of snow and ice—use at your own risk.
There is a Municipal Parking Lot on the south side of Barton Ave. E. across from 541 Eatery & Exchange, as well as limited street parking available on Barton St. E. and Westinghouse Ave.