Hamilton Fringe Festival

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


Tickets for the 2016 festival are on SALE NOW:  CLICK HERE to PURCHASE TICKETS.

You can also purchase tickets by clicking on the link for each individual show. Access the FULL SCHEDULE HERE or the searchable list of SHOWS HERE.

REMEMBER- We always hold 50% of the tickets at the door.
You can always get tickets on the day of the show! Online ticket sales are not available on the day of the performance.

ALL Fringe Patrons require a FRINGE BACKER BUTTON ($5.00)

It’s a one-time purchase. Pin it to your favourite bag or jacket. Wear it every time you Fringe!


Online ADVANCE: $12 Regular Tickets, $10 Gallery mini-Series Tickets, plus online service charge $2/order

Advance tickets go online: May 25, 2016

50% of the tickets for each show can be purchased in advance. Advance tickets can be ordered up until 12 hours before the performance. Advance tickets will be available for pick up at the venue ONE HOUR before show time. Latecomers will not be admitted- please arrive at least 15 minutes early to pick up your tickets.

*Please note that all advance tickets are subject to a $2/ticket charge and all web orders are subject to $2/order fee. For example: a web purchase of 3 tickets costs $38 ($10/ticket + $2 service charge/ticket + $2 order fee).

At the Door Tickets: $10

Tickets for each show will go on sale at the show’s venue ONE HOUR before show time. Cash only accepted at the door!

Gallery mini-Series: $8

The Gallery mini-Series shows (which take place over each weekend of the festival) offer SHORT shows in SMALL spaces. Tickets are $8 at the door.

Patrons have the option of purchasing three types of Ticket Value Passes:

1/ Fringe Binge Pass: $48. The pass is good for 6 “at the door” tickets (tickets cannot be booked in advance!) The pass is transferrable but can only be used for a maximum of 2 tickets/play. CLICK HERE to purchase a FRINGE BINGE PASS.

2/ 10 Show Pass: $75. The pass is good for 10 “at the door” tickets (tickets cannot be booked in advance!) The pass is transferrable but can only be used for a maximum of 2 tickets/play. CLICK HERE to purchase a 10 Show Pass

3/ The Gallery mini-Pass: $18. This pass lets patrons into 3 Gallery mini-Series performances. The pass is transferrable but can only be used for a maximum of 2 tickets/play.  CLICK HERE to purchase a Gallery mini-PASS.

There are a limited number of ticket passes available.

Ticket Value Passes purchased online must be picked up at the Fringe Box Office at the Theatre Aquarius Studio Theatre, 190 King William Street during the run of the Fringe. (they must be ordered by 12 midnight the night before the patron intends to use the pass) The Fringe Box Office at Theatre Aquarius opens one hour before the first show during each day of the Fringe, beginning on Thursday July 14th.

Ticket Value Passes will also be available for purchase at each venue Box Office during the Fringe. Gallery mini-Series Passes will only be available at the Gallery venues and Theatre Aquarius.

A few important ‘Rules to Fringe By’:

1. All Fringe shows run ON TIME.

2. NO Latecomers are admitted.

3. All sales are final. We do not offer exchanges or refunds.