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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2024

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is one of the greatest celebrations of arts and culture on the planet. For three weeks in August, Scotland’s capital welcomes an explosion of creative energy from around the globe. Artists and performers take to hundreds of stages all over the city, presenting shows for every taste.

Venues can be anywhere, from existing theatres and concert halls to repurposed spaces like bars, parks, buses and shipping containers. The Fringe street events bring colour, excitement and vibrancy to outdoor areas, free of charge.

From big names in the world of entertainment to unknown artists looking to build their careers, the festival spans every genre of live performance, including theatre, comedy, dance, physical theatre, circus, cabaret, children’s shows, musicals, opera, music, spoken word, exhibitions and events.

There are more than 3,200 shows at this year’s Fringe, offering something for everyone – head to edfringe.com to browse and book tickets, and prepare to #UnleashYourFringe.

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Opening Times

02 – 26 August 2024

Show start times vary from 09:00 in the morning to after midnight – check edfringe.com for individual show information.

Prices

There are more than 360 free shows in the programme, and the average ticket price is around £11.

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