Apply to the Festival

Applications are now available for the 2017 Nanaimo Fringe Festival.

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Program Guide

View the complete program for the 2016 festival

Volunteer Today!

Have a blast and see free shows? Yes, become a part of the festival!

Perform at Fringe

Interested in learning more about being a fringe artist? We accept applications in the winter for the following summer. Check it out here!

The Canadian Fringe Circuit

Visit the Canadian Assoc of Fringe Festivals

CAFF’s member festivals have worked together for more than thirty years to pioneer a made-in-Canada model unique in the Fringe world. Our festivals are designed to put artists and audiences in direct contact, fostering experimentation and discovery on both sides of the fourth wall… A movement for artistic innovation through audience-driven “curation.” Learn more at