NZ Fringe Festival

Wild, wonderful, unmissable

The NZ Fringe Festival is an annual festival featuring over 1,100 artists from around New Zealand and the world. For three weeks in September, over 700 events are staged all over Wellington in iconic venues, cafes, and bars, to street corners and parks.

It’s an open-access festival dedicated to showcasing contemporary work in art forms such as:

  • Audio & music
  • Busking & clowning
  • Cabaret & comedy
  • Dance & physical theatre
  • Film & fashion
  • Poetry & puppetry
  • Spoken word & storytelling
  • Theatre & visual art

How we help

As Mates of the NZ Fringe Festival, Wellington International Airport help put this annual event on the Wellington calendar. We’re delighted to continue supporting the oldest and largest Fringe Festival in New Zealand.