Thinking about getting bangs? Don’t do it, go to the Fringe instead.

With over 22,000 performances, there’s literally something for everyone. Comedy, music, art, dancing, magic – as always Fringe goes above and beyond.

With the Fringe guide dropping today, we quickly browsed some eye-catching events.

(Source: Adelaide Fringe/Nicola Vozzo)

Smashed – The Brunch Party

A fabulous femme-tastic brunching experience hosted by award-winning cabaret queen Victoria Falconer (Fringe Wives Club). Featuring a smorgasbord of world-class cabaret, fierce drag, and jaw-dropping circus performers. Scrambled eggs served with sass, songs and sequins. The perfect way to start your day! Mimosa, anyone?

The Best of Ladies Night


Who run the world? This is the BEST of Ladies night, the top female acts from around the festival. It’s Fringe on shuffle mode, and it’s 100% hits. Circus, comedy, cabaret, and so much more. This is your one stop shop, it’s your tasting platter, it’s where to go when you don’t know where to start.
Shuffle your Fringe with The Best of Ladies Night.

The Adelaide International Comedy Gala

The Adelaide International Comedy Gala is back for another year at the iconic Thebarton Theatre for our biggest show yet! With emcee Eddie Bannon at the helm, we’ve boasted huge names including Cal Wilson, Georgie Carroll and Peter Helliar with 2021 bringing another stellar line up to the Thebby stage.

Matt Tarrant: Happy

The Adelaide Fringe Award Winner in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and the PICK OF THE FRINGE Winner in 2019 is back with more impossible magic in a brand new show! Experience world-class magic, mind-blowing mentalism and incredible wonder from Adelaide’s own; Matt Tarrant. With sold-out crowds every year, tickets will go fast – be quick!

Ladies Out Of Lockdown


4x award winning comedians. 4x different styles. 4x different states. The ladies are out of lockdown and here for Fringe! Get the crew together for a massive line-up at Rhino Room – the perfect way to kick those isolation blues in the d*ck. Featuring Gillian English (TAS/CANADA), Amy Hetherington (NT), Claire Sullivan (VIC/TAS) and Tor Snyder (WA)


Raise your vibration as Hugh Sheridan and a team of Australia’s most sought-after dancers raise the roof in a brand new sensory spectacular, created exclusively for the Adelaide Fringe. See Hughman in a new light as he spins beats from MJ to Calvin Harris, Guetta to Sinatra in an extraordinary mash up of music, tap to hip hop dance with a light show, live music and more!

Ross Noble – 2021 Comeback Special 

COVID19 forced Noble off the Road for the first time in years. He’s chomping at the bit, he’s raring to go. Get your tickets now for his Comeback Special. “Brilliantly inventive, quirky stand-up… see him and marvel” The Sun. “Every night is different and every night is a total joy” Time Out. “The great improviser” The Guardian.

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience


The international smash hit returns for its 14th year running. Step inside the TV series and see it from the inside out. Highly improvised, highly interactive and fully immersive, it tempts audiences to join the action, becoming guests who play along with Basil, Sybil and Manuel. “Immersive theatre at its startling best” ★★★★★ Best of Theatre, London.

Check out the Adelaide Fringe website to see the full array of events and book your tickets!

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