Victoria Fringe Aug 23 – Sept 3, 2023

Applications for the 2023 Fringe lottery will open February 28! Applications will be accepted in three lotteries: Main Lottery, Fringe Indigenous Artist Program Lottery, and the new Unconventional Venue Lottery. All three lotteries close on March 28, and the draw will happen on March 30.

The 2023 Victoria Fringe will feature local, national and international artists again this summer as the Fringe returns for 11 days of indie theatre at 5 venues. We are excited to be back with live events and shows at venues across the city, including the Fringe Eve Preview and FringeKids Fest and some pop-up programming throughout the festival.

To find out more details on artist applications, sign-up for our artist e-news.

A Vancouver Island festival tradition for more than three decades, Victoria Fringe Theatre Festival takes over downtown Victoria BC each summer for a celebration of live performance from around the world, featuring an eclectic mixture of spoken word, drama, musicals, dance, comedy, magic, theatre for young audiences and more at venues across the city.

Fringe™ and Fringe Festival™ are registered trademarks of the Canadian Association of Fringe Festivals (CAFF). The Victoria Fringe is part of the World Fringe Network

Learn more about the 2022 Victoria Fringe in this Info Vlog.

You will need a Fringe Button to attend a show this summer, Victoria Fringe Buttons are $6 and act as festival membership, these funds help Intrepid Theatre produce the Fringe Festival.

There is a $1.50 processing fee on each ticket.

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Intrepid Theatre is located on the lands of the Lekwungen People, now known as the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations. We give our thanks and respect to the stewards of these lands, and to elders, past, present and future.