• Patrons browse the stalls at the artisan market on the Fringe patio

Programming

Fun, Fringey, and FREE entertainment for all! 

Located at the Tranzac (292 Brunswick Avenue)

  • Launch Party

    Tuesday, July 2
    6:00pm-12:00am

    Kick off the Fringe!! Join us for the Fringe artist parade, live music by Pan Fantasy, free ice cream by QB Snax, sampling and swag from Partake Brewing and Saulter Street Brewery, and more surprises.

  • Fringe Hot Seat

    Wednesday, July 3
    8:00pm-10:00pm

    A chance to meet the artists presenting at the 2024 Fringe as they sit in the hot seat and pitch their shows! Hosted by the Tita Collective.

  • Zine Workshop

    Thursday, July 4
    6:00pm-8:00pm

    A free workshop with the friendly folks at the Toronto Zine Library for anyone who wants to create their own zine! Get a tour of the Toronto Zine Library (just upstairs at the Tranzac) and make your own take home souvenir of the Fest. Registration is recommended but not required.

    Presented in partnership with the Toronto Zine Library

  • Totally Trivia

    Thursday, July 4
    8:00pm-10:00pm

    Buckle up for a rousing trivia night hosted by two Fringe faves, magician Keith Brown and Jeopardy! champion Nam Nguyen. Winners receive bragging rights for the entire festival!

  • Live Band Karaoke

    Friday, July 5
    8:00pm-11:00pm

    This isn't your grandma's karaoke! Live your popstar dreams and sing your heart out with all your Fringe friends, backed by the Good Enough Live Karaoke band.

  • Comedy Night

    Saturday, July 6
    9:30pm-11:00pm

    Join Toronto's funniest stand-up comedians (including notable Fringe alum!) for a night of hilarious and forward-thinking comedy in the Tranzac Main Hall.

    Hosted by Ben Sosa Wright, and featuring Brendan D’Sousza, Meg Mackay, Sagal Ali, Ava Val, Cassie Cao, Andie Hong, Surer Qaly Deria, and Isabel Zaw-Tun.

  • 24-Hour Playwriting Contest Reading

    Sunday, July 7
    2:00pm-5:00pm

    Join Margaret Legere for a live reading of her winning play The Architecture of a Life, generously supported by the Pat & Tony Adams Freedom Fund for the Arts.

  • The Harold Awards

    Monday, July 8
    8:00pm-10:00pm

    Toronto's indie arts community's longstanding celebration of its fiercest rabble-rousers is inviting everyone to help Harold the 2024 honourees!

  • Indie Community Mixer

    Wednesday, July 10
    6:00pm-8:00pm

    Join your fellow indie artists and artsworkers for a casual evening of discussion and community building at the Toronto Fringe. Connect with indie industry services and come together to create a stronger indie theatre network. RSVP recommended!

  • Awards Night

    Friday, July 12
    7:00pm-9:00pm

    Come celebrate the 2024 Patrons' Picks, North(519) Best of Fringe presented by Theatre Orangeville, Canadian Green Alliance's Greenest in Fringe Award, and the Second City Award for Best Comedy.

  • Youth Takeover Open Mic

    Saturday, July 13 
    1:00pm-3:00pm

    Teens only! This is your space to show off your talents, try out that thing you've been working on, and find community in a supportive space. There will be snacks!

  • Silent Disco

    Saturday, July 13
    Doors at 9pm, event from 10:00pm-1:00am

    A crowd favourite! Sign out a pair of free headphones and dance the night away. Sponsored by BIPOC Executive Search and presented by Sound Off.

  • Artisan Market

    July 5, 6:00pm-10:00pm
    July 6, 4:00pm-10:00pm
    July 7, 4:00pm-10:00pm
    July 8, 6:00pm-10:00pm
    July 11, 6:00pm-10:00pm
    July 12, 6:00pm-10:00pm
    July 13, 4:00pm-8:00pm presented by the Disability Collective

    Support local at the artisan market! Vendors will be selling their wares throughout the festival - Learn more about them here.

  • Games Nights

    July 7, 6:00pm-10:00pm
    July 9, 6:00pm-10:00pm
    July 10, 9:00pm-12:00am

    Join us for fun nights of cards, board games, and tabletop role-playing games, sponsored by The Sword and Board! Please pre-register to confirm your spot.


Speakeasy

Located inside the Annex Hotel and featuring exclusive programming. Space is limited - pre-register at the links below!

Burlesque

Saturday, July 6
8:00pm-10:00pm

A night featuring some of Toronto's hottest burlesque performers, hosted by Força, "Toronto's Force of Nature" and International Burlesque Showgirl.

This event has limited capacity and pre registration is now full. There will limited admittance at the door on the day of the event so stop by to see if there's space!

Featuring ASL Interpretation by Phoenix the Fire.

Indie Drag Night

Friday, July 12
8:00pm-10:00pm

Hosted by local drag king Coyote Ugly. Come see some of Toronto's finest Drag Kings, Queens, and Everything-in-Betweens! 

Featuring ASL Interpretation by Phoenix the Fire.

RSVP here

Live Music

Saturday, July 13
8:00pm-11:00pm

A cozy space for cocktails and convos with moody live music. No registration required.