Each year Minnesota Fringe works with more than 1,000 artists to create a performing arts extravaganza. Our 25th annual Festival is August 2-12.

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2018 brings the inaugural Minnesota Family Fringe, a curated festival presenting adventurous work for multigenerational audiences.

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Introducing: Fringe with Benefits! For Fringe Fanatics and anyone who loves to #SupportAdventurousArt, and provide critical support to help Fringe go round, year-round.

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Minnesota Fringe Festival & Family Fringe: August 2-12, 2018

About Fringe Festival

First timer? Here's what it's all about.

Each year Minnesota Fringe works with more than 1,000 artists to craft a performing arts extravaganza. Now in our 25th year, we're excited to show you what we have in store!

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Upcoming Events

Festival Previews & Touring Artists Showcase
Festival Previews & Touring Artists Showcase
July 16 & 23, and August 1

​Join us for snippets of Festival productions as you build your 'must-see' list!

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2018 Minnesota Family Fringe
2018 Minnesota Family Fringe
August 2-5 & 9-12, 2018

Multi-generational productions for kids and families interested in new and adventurous work. All theater shows at Celtic Junction Arts Center. Free stages and other entertainment at Family Fringe Central in Can Can Wonderland.

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2018 Minnesota Fringe Festival
2018 Minnesota Fringe Festival
August 2-12, 2018

The 25th Annual performing arts festival featuring hundreds of performances on a variety of stages located in Cedar-Riverside and Northeast Minneapolis neighborhoods.

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2018 Festival Closing Night Party
2018 Festival Closing Night Party
August 12, 2018

Join us as we bid a fond farewell to the 2018 Festival.

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Fringe in the News

July 1, 2018
Fringe 2018: Coverage Roundup
Twin Cities Arts Reader


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