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WA’s biggest summer celebration wrapped up for another year on 17 February 2019 with record attendance and Box Office sales.

The Edith Spiegeltent at Yagan Square. Photo by Hannah Sorrell.

Perth embraced FRINGE WORLD’s huge program of more than 700 shows across more than 130 venues with more than 400,000 ticketed attendance and generated box office sales of more than $11.5 million.

These enormous figures are an increase of over 10% from last year’s Fringe and a ten-fold increase from the first FRINGE WORLD Festival eight years ago, cementing Perth as the third largest Fringe in the world!

Into the Fire at The Woodside Pleasure Garden. Photo by John Leonard.

The Festival Awards event rounded out what has been an incredible program of shows and events for 2019, recognising the amazing talent in each genre category that has entertained Perth for the last four weeks. 

Fringe proudly presents the most generous Awards of any Fringe festival in the world with winners receiving cash, development support and direct touring opportunities. Click here to see the 2019 Award Winners.

The Woodside Pleasure Garden. Photo by Joe Spina.

The FRINGE WORLD 2019 Impact Report, which includes the massive benefits the Festival delivers to the Western Australian community, will be available in June and you can subscribe to our e-news to be notified when it is released.

Click here to read the 2018 Impact Report.

Future Dates

Friday 17 January - 16 February 2020

Friday 15 January - 14 February 2021