Hamilton Fringe Festival

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

Kick Off!

The Fringe KICK OFF gives 35 participating company 90 seconds to offer previews of their shows- giving audiences a taste of the excitement to come at the festival this summer!

Join us at the Lincoln Alexander Centre (160 King St E) at 7:30pm on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 to Kick Off the 15th Hamilton Fringe Festival, hosted by Talli Osborne.


Talli is an inspirational speaker, a punk rocker and one of Sir Richard Branson’s top 10 most inspirational people. She has dedicated her life to opening up the eyes, minds and hearts of everyone that she meets and has shared her story at schools, clubs, corporate events, and even at a TED Talk in 2015. Talli is also a devoted Hamilton Fringe fan whose electrifying energy promises to get you in the festival spirit!

You can also catch two of your favourite city councillors – Matthew Green and Jason Farr – take to the stage to laud our fair city with some show-stopping musical numbers!

PLUS grab a cold beer courtesy of Woodhouse Brewing ($5 tall can with your Backer Button) at our new outdoor Fringe Club, located just in front of Redchurch Café + Gallery (68 King St. E.) while enjoying the musical stylings of Georgia Pines at our Kick Off After Party!

The Kick Off will be a night of celebration and a great way to plan out your Fringe watching schedule. Join in the fun and help us launch the 15th Edition of the Hamilton Fringe Festival!

The Lincoln Alexander Centre, 160 King St E

Tickets are $15 in advance and at the door (service charges apply for advance tickets)

After Party at Fringe Club, Gore Park.