fringe 2022 Articles

Fringe in the Hills (Stirling Fringe) | Stirling & Lobethal | 15-24 Apr 2022

[ April 15, 2022 to April 24, 2022. ]
Fringe in the Hills 2022 at Stirling and Lobethal.
The Fringe will return to the beautiful Adelaide Hills over two weekends in April with an impressive line up of dance, comedy, magic, family friendly shows, musicians and cabaret.
Fringe in the Hills (formerly Stirling Fringe) will see a buzz of Fringe excitement return to the lush lawns […]

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Gluttony | Adelaide Fringe | Rymill Park/Murlawirrapurka | Extended to 27 Mar 2022 

[ March 23, 2022 to March 27, 2022. ]
Gluttony 2022 – Adelaide Fringe
Gluttony Encore! A selected program running 23-27 March 2022
Adelaide Fringe 2022 has officially ended but Gluttony is enjoying this season so much that they’ve arranged a small encore from Wednesday 23 March until Sunday 27 March 2022. Families are welcome to enjoy Comedy Hypnotist Matt Hale: Absolute Chaos, plus food vendors […]

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Sky Song | McLaren Vale | Adelaide Fringe | Extended to 25 & 26 Mar 2022

[ March 11, 2022 to March 14, 2022. March 18, 2022 to March 20, 2022. March 25, 2022 to March 26, 2022. ]
Sky Song at the Adelaide Fringe 2022 – Extended to 25 & 26 March
The centrepiece of this year’s Fringe is Sky Song at Leconfield and Richard Hamilton Wines in McLaren Vale.  Watch the sky come alive with hundreds of drones flying in majestic formation, unlike anything you’ve seen before.
Due to popular demand – new sessions […]

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Sky Song | McLaren Vale | Adelaide Fringe | Review

Sky Song Review – Adelaide Fringe 2022
★★★★ 4 1/2 stars for a spiritual, cultural and meaningful night of flying lights and compelling storytelling. A must see.
Set against the Willunga Hills and surrounded by vineyards, Sky Song lights up the night sky after dark and features the voices of poet Ali Cobby Eckermann, storytellers Major ‘Moogy’ Sumner […]

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Dart Blaster Arena | Gluttony at Adelaide Fringe 2022 | Review

Dart Blaster Arena | Gluttony at Adelaide Fringe 2022 | Review
★★★★★ Five stars for a cheap, fun way for kids to blow off some steam
You’ll find the arena set up in Gluttony at the Adelaide Fringe near the Melba Spiegeltent, on the left of the main pathway down the hill from the East Terrace entrance, […]

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Mr Snotbottom’s Stinky Silly Show| Adelaide Fringe 2022 | Review

Mr Snotbottom’s Stinky Silly Show| Adelaide Fringe 2022 | Review
★★★★ 4 stars for silly humour, perfectly aimed at a young audience
Mr Snotbottom knows what kids like, and he delivers. Simple, silly slapstick and songs, and fart and snot jokes galore. The humour is aimed towards younger kids and it had them in stitches. He knows […]

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Game On 3 | Adelaide Fringe 2022 | Review

Game On 3 | Adelaide Fringe 2022 | Review
★★★★★ for fast paced fun and video game trivia galore
Matty Grey is loud, enthusiastic, and will (mildly) insult your children! The intrigue starts before entering the venue, with adults given mystery bags and select adults given beanies to wear. Children are instructed NOT to open the bags, […]

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Art-chery | Gluttony at Adelaide Fringe 2022 | Review

Art-chery | Gluttony at Adelaide Fringe 2022 | Review
★★★★★ Five stars for a novel, artistic and fun activity
How does it work? You are given special foam-tipped arrows, a selection of paint colours and a canvas of your choice. You aim, fire, and SPLAT! Your artwork begins to take shape.

What does it cost? It depends on […]

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Maho Magic Bar | Adelaide Fringe Review 

Maho Magic Bar – Adelaide Fringe Review 
★★★★★ Take a seat and be prepared for a magical, bewildering experience that will leave you questioning your own eyes!
It’s described as ‘Part show. Part bar. All magic!’ And that’s exactly what it is….with more than a touch of Japanese flair!
Tucked away at the bottom of the Garden you will […]

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360 ALLSTARS | Adelaide Fringe 2022 | Review

360 ALLSTARS at Adelaide Fringe 2022 – Review
by Carla Caruso
★★★★★ 5 stars for a supercharged, skill-tastic show
We had high expectations for this show, judging by the line-up snaking past The Flamingo tent.
And we definitely weren’t disappointed once inside! The 360 ALLSTARS, who haven’t been here since 2019, offer one slick production.  
The show features everything […]

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I’m A Raindrop, Get Me Outta Here! | Adelaide Fringe 2022 | Review

I’m A Raindrop, Get Me Outta Here! – Adelaide Fringe 2022 – Review
by Carla Caruso
★★★★★ 5 stars for a fun, educational caper with heart
Sometimes it can be hard to drag yourself away from the Garden or Gluttony during the Fringe.
But I’m so glad I did detour from the city for this kids’ theatre show. I’m A […]

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Wilbur the Optical Whale | Art & Circus Workshops | Adelaide Fringe | 7-12 Mar 2022

[ March 7, 2022 to March 12, 2022. ]
Wilbur the Optical Whale
Winner of the Adelaide Fringe Access Award and weekly Innovation Award (2020) ‘Wilbur the Optical Whale’ returns to Adelaide in 2022.
Based on the book by Karen Lee Roberts, Wilbur the Optical Whale’ is a ‘tale’ about friendship, acceptance, and celebrating difference. Wilbur and Cecil are the best of friends and one day […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to 360 ALLSTARS | 26 Feb – 20 Mar 2022

Photo Credit: Darren Thomas
WIN Tickets to 360 ALLSTARS
The 360 ALLSTARS are back at the Adelaide Fringe in 2022. 
A phenomenal physical performance exploring all forms of rotation, 360 ALLSTARS connects the street with the elite to deliver a supercharged urban circus. The show includes BMX, Basketball, Breakdancing, Beatboxing, Acrobatics, Drumming and more. 
Sold out on Broadway.
Sold out […]

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Twilight Fringe on O’Connell Street | Adelaide Fringe | 4-12 Mar 2022

[ March 4, 2022 to March 5, 2022. March 11, 2022 to March 12, 2022. ]
Twilight Fringe on O’Connell 2022
Free family fun at Twilight Fringe on O’Connell in North Adelaide.
From 5pm till late, enjoy a free program of live music, performances, and movie screenings as Eighty Eight O’Connell transforms into an open air Fringe venue. Make the most of your time on O’Connell Street and enjoy a bite to eat […]

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Fringe Is In Your Hood | City of Burnside | Adelaide Fringe 2022

Adelaide Fringe at City of Burnside
If you don’t want to go into the city for a Fringe event, check out all the great shows happening in the Burnside area.
If you would prefer to stay close to home for this year’s Adelaide Fringe there are lots of events and shows on around the City of Burnside. […]

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Cab Suave | Adelaide Fringe Show | Feb & Mar 2022

Cab Suave – Adelaide Fringe Show
Join Dick Johnson as he investigates the energetic and fun Cabaret Suave, a questionable establishment run by four sparkly dames. With spectacular circus acts and live music, Sparkle Society transports you back in time in this Film Noir circus show.

Bringing everything you love about beautiful vintage aesthetics, but without the […]

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Electric Dreams: Virtual Reality Swings Volo: Dreams of Flight | Adelaide Fringe 2022 | Review

Electric Dreams Virtual Reality “Volo: Dreams of Flight” – Review
★★★★ 4 stars – soar through the sky and high above the earth in this exhilarating virtual reality experience for all ages.
Electic Dreams Volo is an exhilarating virtual reality experience taking place on the South Australian Museum lawns and a great way to enjoy some interactive […]

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The Greatest Magic Show | Adelaide Fringe 2022 | Review

The Greatest Magic Show | Adelaide Fringe 2022 – Review
by Carla Caruso
★★★★ 4 stars for magical fun
You don’t usually get a magic show with a side of Fat Pizza.
But that’s indeed what you’ll enjoy at The Greatest Magic Show, starring comic Tahir as ringmaster.
Tahir joins illusionists Sam Hume and Justin Williams for this family-friendly spectacular […]

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Natural Habitat – Mermaids of Rymill Park | Adelaide Fringe | Review

Natural Habitat – Mermaids of Rymill Park | Adelaide Fringe 2022 – Review
by Carla Caruso
★★★★ 4 stars for unique family fun
Got a mermaid-obsessed kiddo in your life? They’ll love visiting this interactive installation at the 2022 Adelaide Fringe.
Natural Habitat – Mermaids of Rymill Park is a unique event being staged at outdoor venue hub Gluttony.
Performers are […]

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Splash Test Dummies | Adelaide Fringe | Review

Dive into some serious circus fun with the Splash Test Dummies!
by Sharon Harrington
★★★★ 4 Stars for splash-tastic family fun
When three goofy men with cheeky glints in their eyes run out onto stage clad in skin tight lifesaving bathers to the sound of retro surfer music you know you are in for an hour of fun. And […]

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Discover, Play, Bikeway! | Adelaide Fringe | Amy Gillett Bikeway | 6 Mar 2022

[ March 6, 2022; ]
Discover, Play, Bikeway! Free family fun on the Amy Gillett Bikeway!
Ride or walk the Amy Gillett Bikeway and discover an array of music, art and entertainment all set against the backdrop of the spectacular rolling Adelaide Hills. 
This event is open to all – from seasoned cyclists and cycling groups to families with kids on scooters and it’s […]

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Fringe Mount Gambier | Adelaide Fringe | 25 Mar – 2 Apr 2022

[ March 25, 2022 to April 2, 2022. ]
Fringe Mount Gambier featuring FRINGELAND
Fringe Mount Gambier returns in 2022 and they’re bringing back a free community event on opening night with FRINGELAND at the Showgrounds, to kick off a 9-day program of events throughout Mount Gambier.
South Australia’s largest regional open access arts festival, Fringe Mount Gambier will open with FRINGELAND on Friday 25 March 2022. […]

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Monski Mouse’s Baby Disco Dance Hall | Adelaide Fringe | Feb & Mar 2022

Monski Mouse’s Baby Disco Dance Hall
Why toddle when you can dance? Join DJ Mumma, Monski Mouse and her Dancers for a session of bonkers, bopping family fun.
This international hit kids show lets parents and 0-5’s loose on the dance floor in this friendliest of discos. Expect high-energy smiling to retro beats and thumping nursery rhymes. […]

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Let’s Party – Cool for Kids | Adelaide Fringe | 20 Feb & 20 Mar 2022

[ February 20, 2022; March 20, 2022; ]
Let’s Party – Family Friendly Fringe Show by Cool for Kids 
20 March 2022 show cancelled
The Music Makers band brings their most colourful and exciting family concert experience to the big stage at the Para Hills Community Club this Adelaide Fringe season.
Tony Genovese and band will perform hit children’s songs that will have everyone’s hips swinging, […]

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Amazing Drumming Monkeys | Adelaide Fringe 2022

Amazing Drumming Monkeys
Australia’s favourite family puppet show is back at the FRINGE in 2022. Comedy, puppetry, live music, and heartwarming themes. Sold out in 2021, the Amazing Drumming Monkeys will have kids and parents laughing, dancing and drumming together with their delightful show.
Perfect for little kids and great for adults as well, this show has […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to Mr Snotbottom’s Stinky Silly Show | Adelaide Fringe

WIN Tickets to Mr Snotbottom’s Stinky Silly Show at Adelaide Fringe 2022
Kids comedy hero Mr Snotbottom, brings his slimiest and stinkiest of songs, gruesomest of gags, plus some BRAND NEW just-wrong routines in a rollercoaster of weirdness this Adelaide Fringe!
Star of the award-winning* ‘Busy Bodies’ podcast, Fringe favourite Mr Snotbottom will have weird kids 5+ and […]

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Borealis light show Adelaide Fringe

Borealis Light Show | Gluttony | Adelaide Fringe 2022

[ February 19, 2022 to February 20, 2022. February 22, 2022 to February 27, 2022. March 1, 2022 to March 6, 2022. March 8, 2022 to March 13, 2022. March 15, 2022 to March 20, 2022. ]
Borealis Light show returns to Adelaide Fringe in 2022
Returning by popular demand, Borealis is a captivating light installation set over Rymill Park Lake that allows you to experience the wonder of the Northern Lights right here in Adelaide.
Art meets technology in this magical installation that has travelled the world, allowing you to Switzerland-based artivist Dan […]

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Summer Garden Festival | Civic Park Modbury | Adelaide Fringe | 5 Mar 2022

[ March 5, 2022; ]
Summer Garden Festival – City of Tea Tree Gully’s Adelaide Fringe Event for One Day Only
Summer Garden Festival is back for another year at Civic Park in Modbury.
Enjoy world-class Fringe performers, gourmet food and drinks, a licensed bar and free children’s entertainment in beautiful natural surrounds at this FREE community event. An outdoor, open air event, […]

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Kangaroo Island Fringe Festival | Adelaide Fringe | 26 Mar 2022

[ March 26, 2022; ]
Kangaroo Island Fringe Festival
The Kangaroo Island Fringe Festival is back in 2022!
Head to Eleanor Downs in the heart of KI and experience some of the best acts the Fringe has to offer. Set amongst the gum trees, sprawling paddocks and vast open skies, The Shearing Shed will feature an epic festival line up, with an […]

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Smiles, Beats & Treats | Festivals & Events in Your Local SA Council | 2022

Smiles, Beats & Treats – Festivals & Local Council Events in South Australia
In South Australia we love getting together for festivals and events, and are spoiled for choice with so many things to see and do year-round.
It’s hard to imagine a festival or event in South Australia that wouldn’t involve councils in its planning, preparation, […]

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Adelaide Fringe Program | Family Friendly Events & Venues | 18 Feb – 20 Mar 2022

[ February 18, 2022 to March 20, 2022. ]
2022 Adelaide Fringe – Family Friendly Highlights & Kids’ Shows
The most marvellous and magical time of year is here with Adelaide Fringe presenting a dynamic and exciting program of events for the 2022 season. Find everything you need to know about this year’s Adelaide Fringe including the best shows to see, free events and activities, […]

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River Fringe | Waikerie | Adelaide Fringe | 13 Mar 2022

[ March 13, 2022; ]
River Fringe at Waikerie
Go along for the long weekend for a family-day-out by the river.
The day aims to be filled with Fringe fun, markets, aerial acrobatics, food, juggling, and performances. This event is one of many in the freshly cultivated ‘River Fringe’ 10-day mini-festival. Enjoy the Rotary Riverfront markets from 1pm – 6pm with roaming […]

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Naracoorte Fringe Street Party | Adelaide Fringe | 12 Mar 2022

[ March 12, 2022; ]
Naracoorte Fringe Street Party
The Naracoorte Fringe Street Party will return on Saturday 12 March 2022, bigger and better than the inaugural event in 2021. 
Take along your picnic blankets and chairs and settle in for an afternoon of family friendly fun, in the Town Squares featuring the Fringe on Tour caravan, markets, and food vendors.

Expanding in […]

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Sea and Sand Carnival

Sea & Sand Carnival | Kingston SE | Adelaide Fringe | 5 Mar 2022

[ March 5, 2022; ]
Sea & Sand Carnival
In 2022, Kingston will host the ‘Sea & Sand Carnival’.
The Sea & Sand Carnival is part of the Fringe on Tour regional program. It is an all ages, inclusive, free community event that includes 2hrs of Fringe entertainment, including the Fringe Caravan, local talent show, sea creatures from the deep, music, comedy, […]

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Fringe at Victor Harbor | Adelaide Fringe | 27 Feb 2022

[ February 27, 2022; ]
Fringe at Victor Harbor
Get away for a day of fun, sun and Fringe celebrations in Victor Harbor.
South Australia’s favourite coastal holiday destination will be buzzing on Sunday 27 February with a line up of performances, markets and experiences for the whole family. Go along from 9am to 4pm at Warland Reserve, Ocean Street and Railway […]

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Street Theatre on Sixth – Murray Bridge Fringe | Adelaide Fringe | 26 Feb 2022

[ February 26, 2022; ]
Street Theatre on Sixth – Murray Bridge Fringe
Street Theatre on Sixth is a public celebration of the Arts featuring a mix of Adelaide Fringe and local Murraylands based performers.
Sixth Street in the heart of Murray Bridge will be closed for a street party style event with performances through the evening and plenty of colour. A […]

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UneARTh Whyalla | Adelaide Fringe | 19-27 Mar 2022

[ March 19, 2022 to March 27, 2022. ]
UneARTh Festival
Back again in its week-long format, this year’s UneARTh Festival will feature nine days of events ranging from cabaret to kids shows.
UneARTh Whyalla will kick off on Saturday 19 March in spectacular style with an epic opening event of music, entertainment with diverse food and markets. Go along for a family fun day out […]

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science on the streets

Science on the Streets at MOD. | Adelaide Fringe | 19 Feb, 5 & 19 Mar 2022

[ February 19, 2022; March 5, 2022; March 19, 2022; ]
Science on the Streets
Where is the science in our city? You might be surprised at how many significant scientific sites we have here in Adelaide.
Go along with the MOD. team as they venture through the heart of Adelaide to discover the science behind the city. This tour will highlight selected STEM sites, while showcasing innovative […]

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Adelaide Fringe Festival | Family Friendly Shows | 2022

[ February 18, 2022 to March 20, 2022. ]
Family Friendly Shows for Kids at the 2022 Adelaide Fringe 
The Adelaide Fringe is always an exciting time of the year with plenty of free family friendly entertainment and fantastic shows for kids. 
The Adelaide Fringe runs for four weeks from mid-February to mid-March and there is something for absolutely everyone on offer, from street theatre and circus acts […]

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Adelaide Fringe Garden of Unearthly Delights

The Garden of Unearthly Delights | Adelaide Fringe | Kadlitpina Park/Rundle Park | 17 Feb – 20 Mar 2022

[ February 17, 2022 to March 20, 2022. ]
The Garden of Unearthly Delights in 2022
The Garden of Unearthly Delights, located in Kadlitpina Park/Rundle Park, has released its full program packed with comedy, circus, cabaret, interactive theatre and kids shows. 
Each year, The Garden of Unearthly Delights is a unique festival playground including multiple performance venues, bars, carnival rides, an array of world foods, market […]

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