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› 2020 Adelaide Fringe Artist Awarded $2K Grant and 12-Month Mentorship

Thu, Jun 13 2019

General, Media Releases

Victorian comedian Elizabeth Davie will receive a 12-month mentorship and $2000 towards performing in the 2020 Adelaide Fringe after being selected as the successful recipient of this year’s Matt Tarrant Emerging Performers Grant.

› 2019 Adelaide Fringe increases tourist attendance by 72%

Wed, Jun 5 2019

General, Media Releases

The 2019 Adelaide Fringe attracted almost 35,000 interstate and international visitors, a staggering 72 per cent
increase compared to the previous year.

The much-loved festival also generated a record $95.1 million in gross economic expenditure for South Australia, including $36.6 million in visitor spending – up 24 per cent.

› Adelaide Fringe Throws Record-Breaking Party With 825,000 Tickets Sold

Sat, Mar 16 2019

General, Media Releases

Adelaide Fringe has smashed its box office record with an impressive 825,000 tickets sold, a 17 per cent increase on last year – the biggest boost in recent years.

› Adelaide Fringe teams up with local inclusion groups to improve festival access

Thu, Jan 31 2019

Media Releases, General

More audience members than ever before will be able to enjoy the Adelaide Fringe thanks to new accessibility initiatives being introduced for the 2019 festival.

For the first time, Adelaide Fringe is partnering with Deaf Can:Do and the Royal Society for the Blind (RSB) to help raise awareness of the services available to festival-goers who have access requirements.

› Adelaide Fringe wins bid to host Fringe World Congress in 2020

Mon, Jan 14 2019

General, Media Releases

Adelaide has been selected as the host city of the 2020 Fringe World Congress, which will be held to coincide with Adelaide Fringe’s epic 60th anniversary.

› Adelaide Fringe wins Best Festival at 2018 Ruby Awards

Tue, Dec 4 2018

General, Media Releases

Taking home the title of Best Festival at the 2018 Ruby Awards has topped off a successful few weeks of state and national recognition for the Adelaide Fringe.

› Adelaide Fringe Ready To Party With Release Of 2019 Program

Thu, Nov 29 2018

General, Media Releases

The party that defines a city is on its way! Adelaide Fringe has today revealed a bigger and bolder 2019 program featuring a more diverse and inclusive line-up than ever before.

› Frank Ford's Legacy to South Australian Arts

Fri, Oct 19 2018


Adelaide’s founding father of the Adelaide Fringe and the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, the late Frank Ford AM has bequeathed a long-lasting legacy to his beloved SA arts community.

› E-Ticketing - What's In My Ticket Confirmation?

Fri, Oct 5 2018


Decided to e-ticket when you snapped up your EarlyTIX? Let us talk you through what you'll be receiving in your email confirmation.

› 2019 Adelaide Fringe Ambassadors Announced

Thu, Oct 4 2018


Award-winning Australian comedian Judith Lucy, international cabaret act Hans and acclaimed visual artist Gavin Wanganeen will help spread the news about the fabulous fun and divine madness on offer at Adelaide Fringe as official Ambassadors for the 2019 festival – for which the first round of early ticket sales go on sale tomorrow.