4 weeks. A city alive with contemporary art.
September 9–October 3, 2021
The Philadelphia Fringe Festival is a 4-week long, city-wide celebration of innovation and creativity in contemporary performance. Each September, the Festival explodes into every nook and cranny of Philadelphia with more than 1,000 artistically daring performances, including national and international performances curated by FringeArts, and works that are produced by independent artists and promoted by FringeArts.
Tickets to the 2021 Fringe Festival go on sale to FringeArts Members on Monday, August 9 and to the general public on Friday, August 13. Not a member? Join now!
The 2021 Fringe Festival is presented by
Health & Safety
The 2021 Fringe Festival will take place predominantly in-person. To help protect the health and safety of audiences, artists, staff, and our greater community, patrons are required to wear masks at all indoor performances. Masks are not required at outdoor performances.
If you are feeling unwell, experiencing any COVID-related symptoms, or come into close contact with someone who has COVID-19 up to 14 days before a performance, please stay home.
These guidelines may evolve depending on local health and safety recommendations. Please check back here for the latest information, and be sure to check individual event details for any additional COVID-related precautions.
Events: All Events
Co-Presented by Swarthmore College
The Bearded Ladies Cabaret
Rugilė Barzdžiukaitė, Vaiva Grainytė and Lina Lapelytė
Presented by Arcadia Exhibitions
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