Hamilton Fringe Festival

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

Fringe Club

The Hamilton Fringe Festival is thrilled to announce that it will be launching free
and accessible programming in Gore Park for its 15th anniversary festival taking place July 19th to 29th, 2018. The outdoor Fringe Club will be a hub for culture lovers and festival talent, featuring a licensed patio, performance stage, and central box office and information tent, providing an opportunity to broaden partnerships and engage the Hamilton community.


Click the schedule image below for the PDF version, with clickable links to details for each event.
Scroll down to see a full event listing with clickable links.

Fringe Club Schedule



Presented in partnership with Redchurch Café + Gallery (68 King St. E.), the Fringe Club’s 1850-square-foot licensed patio will be located in front of the café in the East end of Gore Park serving Beer from Woodhouse Brewing.



The grassy area of Gore Park between Hughson and John will see a variety of festivities over the course of 11-day Fringe Festival.  Family-friendly activities will take place on festival weekends, with activities including world class buskers, an outdoor craft market, yoga classes, and more.



The pedestrian walkway in the East End of Gore Park will be home to the Fringe Marketplace, featuring craft exhibitors, community partners and food trucks.


The Fringe Club expansion is funded by Celebrate Ontario, a program of the Government of Ontario and Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund, a program of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, administered by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund Corporation.