Halifax Fringe Festival

Halifax, Nova Scotia
August 31–September 10, 2023

6068 Quinpool Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3L 1A1


Most recent festival

62 participating companies

$60,000 returned to artists

Application and selection

Application fee(s)

Sliding Scale based on number of performances and venue choice.
Base fee is $70 CDN

Selection process

Lottery & first come-first serve

Production information

Venue sizes:

30-180 seats

Number of performances per show: 5

Maximum ticket price: 15

Maximum show length: 70

The Halifax Fringe was officially established in 1990 and has produced an annual Fringe Festival in Halifax for the last 29 years.

The Halifax Fringe Festival is 11 days, over 60 productions, performing over 300 individual performances, at over 14 venues!

We are a non-profit association run by a volunteer board.

100% of the box office is returned to the artists! We are a proud member of The Canadian Association of Fringe Festivals & Theatre Nova Scotia.