Explore Australia’s biggest arts festival!

Adelaide Fringe is set to take over the state this Mad March. FIFTY+SA shares the three must see shows for this festival season.

Bringing together local, interstate, and international artists, the Adelaide Fringe isn’t just the summer arts festival, but the arts festival of the year. 

For 31 days and nights, Fringe transforms Adelaide and greater South Australia, with eclectic and vibrant events by more than 6000 independent artists across more than 350 venues. This year’s program is jam-packed with more than 1200 shows across cabaret, theatre, comedy, circus, music, visual arts, workshops, and the new genre for 2023, Eat & Drink.

Must see shows


Fri 17 Feb – Sun 19 Feb, 5:30pm

Elder Park 

Adelaide Fringe will kick off with epic performances in Elder Park from Les Commandos Percu with their internationally-acclaimed show Silence! Performing to thousands of people per night, this pyrotechnic spectacular will take your breath away.

Electric Skies

Fri 24 Feb & Sat 25 Feb, 6pm

Pakapakanthi / Victoria Park 

Across two unforgettable nights, see the skies above Pakapakanthi/Victoria Park light up under an electrifying drone performance woven with First Nations language and traditional songs, with a specially-created music soundtrack from the multi-award winning duo, Electric Fields. 

Penny Arcade: The Art of Becoming Episode 3: “Superstar Interrupted”

Wed 15 Feb – Tue 28 Feb, various times 

The Pyramid @ Fool’s Paradise 

Penny Arcade returns to the experimental memoir, rock-and-roll performance theatre she pioneered in the 1980’s with the quotable one-liners and the cultural critique we have come to expect from her. \

Adelaide Fringe

17 February – 19 March 2023



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