Adelaide Fringe Survival Guide

20 Feb 2017

It’s that time of year again - when Adelaide plays host to Southern Hemisphere’s largest open access arts festival- the Adelaide Fringe!

With more than 1100 events staged in established venues such as theatres, hotels, art galleries, cafes and town halls as well as in pop up venues in parks, this is a time when Adelaide turns into a magical destination abundant with art, creativity, performances, and laughter that echoes deep into the night.

Always the champion of independent artists in all genres and venues, Adelaide Fringe Festival invites audiences to let their hair down, take a chance and discover something new.

With so much to see and do, we’ve compiled the ultimate Adelaide Fringe Survival guide that will help you make the most this vibrant festival;

1. BE GUIDED

Check out the Adelaide Fringe Guide, budget and plan your Adelaide Fringe itinerary to ensure you don’t miss out on anything!

2. VISIT THE HALFTIX HUB

This year Adelaide Central Plaza is thrilled to host the Fringe HalfTIx Hub, where 100’s of Fringe Show acts will be released daily at half price!

Open daily

12pm-3pm

Level One, Adelaide Central Plaza

3. HUNT, DISCOVER AND WIN!

Download the GooseChase App. This year the Adelaide Fringe is taking you on a journey exploring venues and iconic South Australian landmarks, seeing shows, having fun with artists and performers and completing hundreds of missions. ­The major prize is return flights for two to Edinburgh Festival Fringe thanks to Adelaide Fringe Major Partner, Qatar Airways! There will also be plenty of opportunities to pick up other prizes along the way. Download the GooseChase App now from the App and Google Play stores.

Download on the App StoreGet it on Google Play

 

 

 

4. CHECK OUT WHAT THE CRITICS SAY

Find out which acts are the talk of the town, and what they are delivering. With countless reviews published online, it pays to check these before committing.

5. SUPPORT THE ARTS

It pays to become a member, with a subscription fee of just $19.95 per year, Fringe Membership gets you exclusive access to discounted gigs, shows and venues during the Adelaide Fringe, and throughout the rest of the year too!

  • Fringe Member lounges at FringeTIX box offices in Adelaide CBD
  • Express phone line for FringeTIX services
  • Express line for ticket collection at FringeTIX Box Offices
  • VIP concierge service in Fringe Member lounges to help navigate the Guide
  • Exclusive Fringe Member night at the Fringe Club
  • Fringe Member prices to participating shows throughout the Fringe season
  • Access to exclusive entertainment discounts and giveaways year-round

 

6. BRING AN OPEN MIND.

The Fringe Festival is an eclectic collection of some of the most talented and experiential acts. It’s a time to step outside your comfort zone and try something new, and allow yourself to be taken on a journey of something unique and fun– you never know what it could inspire in you!


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