May 6-8 (SUNDAY CANCELED)

25+ UNIQUE ACTS

100+ TOTAL EVENTS

4 DAYS

DOZENS OF GENRES

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SUNDAY FRINGE CANCELED!

Due to 100% chance of rain Fringe Festival will end on SATURDAY. If you have tickets for Sunday performances, please join us today at any performance. Simply show your ticket at check-in and enjoy the performance! If you wish to join us today, tickets are still available!

PERFORM ON THE FRINGE

FOR STREET PERFORMERS

The main artist lineup has been selected already, but applications are now being accepted for street performers! 

FRINGE STARTS!

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About SOUTH BEND FRINGE

South Bend Civic Theatre, Downtown South Bend, and South Bend Venues Parks and Arts are proud to announce South Bend’s [First Ever] Fringe Festival May 6-8th, 2021!  More than 25 unique acts will perform multiple times over the course of four days, spanning a wide range of artistic disciplines, including theatre, music, comedy, dance, and more!  If you’ve never attended a Fringe Festival, you can expect short, rapidfire, and often eccentric original performances along the Main St. corridor of downtown South Bend!  Mark your calendars and come feel the artistic heartbeat of our city this May.  

***Note: If necessary, the Fringe Festival will be postponed or adapted to a virtual platform depending on COVID-19 rates of infection in St. Joseph County. 

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