FringeArts presents world-class, contemporary performing arts that challenge convention and inspire new ways of thinking.

Support our mission, and reach an audience who is enthusiastic, loyal, young (56% are under 50), well-educated, and culturally-engaged. Align your brand with some of the most daring, bold, and imaginative artists from Philadelphia and around the world.

We offer a variety of opportunities year-round for advertising. Click here for our full 2019 Advertising Package. If you don’t see the right option for you or if you have any questions please email

 FringeArts App

The FringeArts app is our newest advertising opportunity! Advertisers who purchase space in our print materials are automatically included in our app. However, we are now offering app-only advertising purchases. Launched in 2018, the app has had over 1,600 active app users, with an average of 11 screens per session and an average session time of 5 minutes during the 2018 Fringe Festival. Digital ad banners received over 91k views between Aug 1 – Oct 15 and over 69k views in September alone.

2019 Fringe Festival Guide

Over the past 23 years, the Fringe Festival has grown into one of the largest cultural events in Philadelphia, drawing over 30,000 avid artists and arts-goers to events across the city in September. With over 1,000 performances and events, our Festival Guide is the #1 resource audiences use to plan their schedule, with an average of about 5 shows per patron.

The Fringe Festival Guide is an 8” x 10” full CMYK color, 120 page stitched booklet. We print 30,000 copies in September with 15k direct mailed and 15k distributed around the city between August through September. Advertisers will receive a listing on our website and some social media promotion during the Festival. In addition, your ad will automatically be included in the online version of the Festival Guide at Check out last year’s 2018 Fringe Festival Guide below.

2019 Fringe Festival Curated Playbill

Get your ad in front of a captive audience. This beautifully designed printed booklet contains information about the the curated shows of our 2019 Fringe Festival. In 2018, we sold over 7,000 seats to our curated shows, making the Curated Festival Playbill an optimal way to reach some of our most active audience members. Our curated festival playbill is printed with a full color cover, and the inside pages are in grayscale. All cover page ads are printed in color as a result.

2019 Fringe Festival Neighborhood Partner

Even local businesses with smaller budgets can be a part of the Fringe Festival. By participating in our Neighborhood Partners program, businesses agree to share 3+ Social Media Posts tagging @ FringeArts during August and September, display their Fringe Festival window badge in their storefront during the Festival, and serve as a hotspot for patrons to visit to pick up a Fringe Festival Guide. FringeArts agrees to provide the 2019 Fringe Festival window badge for your storefront, and a Points of Interest listing in our app.

2020 High Pressure Fire Service Playbills

High Pressure Fire Service (HPFS) is a platform dedicated to celebrating the innovation and connectivity in Philadelphia. Named after the original use of the current FringeArts Theater (circa 2005), HPFS 2020 will feature 5 different Philadelphia-based artists/companies, all known within the Philly community and creating in spaces across the city. Reservations will open for ad space this fall.

Click here for our full 2019 Advertising Package with pricing and deadlines. Email with any questions, or reserve your space today online. You will receive an agreement and invoice from FringeArts within 3–5 business days of your reservation.