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FRINGE WORLD is a summer celebration.

It's a fun, quirky annual festival and the best place to escape the everyday.

Located in Perth, the capital city of Western Australia and where you'll find perfect weather, great restaurants, a relaxed vibe and the world’s happiest animal…the quokka!

If you’re into live performance, comedy shows, circus and enjoying warm summer evenings celebrating with mates, then FRINGE WORLD is for you!

Read on for more info about the incredible experiences you can have at FRINGE WORLD and how easy and affordable it is to get here – especially for our close neighbours in South East Asia.


FRINGE WORLD is the most popular annual festival in WA and each year hundreds of thousands of people enjoy the incredible array of entertainment on offer.

There’s something for everyone at FRINGE WORLD; from comedy, music and musicals, circus and much more, plus ticket prices are great value so you can enjoy multiple shows in one night out!

The 2020 Festival was 31 days of spectacular entertainment from 17 January to 16 February!


  • There were multiple shows to choose from every night of the Fringe and in total the 2020 Festival had more than 700 events at over 150 venues.
  • The average show ticket price was an affordable AUD $26 and shows were only around 60mins long.
  • FRINGE WORLD takes place during Perth’s beautiful summer-time when the average daily temperature is a maximum of 30 degrees and a minimum of 20 degrees, perfect for all your Fringe itinerary needs.

The 2020 Festival was 31 days of spectacular entertainment from 17 January to 16 February.​

What to see at FRINGE WORLD

The most popular way to enjoy the Festival is at one of our Hubs such as The Woodside Pleasure Garden in the Northbridge entertainment precinct or Girls School in East Perth.

The Hub environments are free to enter and offer a charming atmosphere, food trucks, outdoor bars and free entertainment. Click here to browse all the Hubs and other special programs in the Festival.

There’s heaps of shows to choose from at FRINGE WORLD. This story has tips to help you find shows that are perfect for you.

About Perth

Perth is the capital city of WA and offers spectacular experiences, great shopping plus fantastic restaurants and bars. The beaches are pristine, the wildlife is stunning and it’s close to loads of fun day trip options.

Perth is a close neighbour to South East Asia. It shares the same time zone as Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong and many more countries in Asia and it's only a five-hour flight from Singapore to Perth.

Day trip options nearby Perth include Rottnest Island (home to the quakka) and the spectacular wine regions in the Swan Valley and Margaret River. 

Visit for more info about Perth, how to get around the city and things to see and do.

Visit for more inspiration for your trip to Western Australia for FRINGE WORLD. 

Rest your head

DoubleTree in Northbrige is the perfect place to stay in the heart of FRINGE WORLD fun!

Fully flexible rate from $159 per room per night, room only, subject to availability.


Eat, drink and be merry!

FRINGE WORLD shows are in venues all over Perth, but most of the activity happens in Northbridge and the Perth CBD.

Most of the FRINGE WORLD venues have great food options and bars on-site, and nearby you’ll be spoilt for choice with Perth offering many great casual and fine dining restaurants, alongside bars and nightclubs.

The Visit Perth website has you covered for bars and restaurants in the City and the WA Good Food Guide website rounds up the best across the wider Perth and WA hospitality offerings. For more tips on what to see, do, eat and be entertained with in Perth, check out The Urban List.

Travel info 

The Tourism Australia website has all the information you need for visiting Australia including Visa, customs, quarantine and other travel requirements.