Our 7th annual performing arts festival took place May 10 – 21 in historic Ybor City! Tampa Fringe is an international festival of indie performance: From stand up and improv, to theatre and dance, to weird performance art.
Learn about the history of Fringe festivals, discover the sites and sounds of Tampa Bay, find out about Fringe Friendly businesses, or display your Fringe Pride!
Seize all the festival sights! Our 7th festival featured 32 shows — from Tampa Bay and around the World! Come back soon to check out new media from 2023 and Tampa Fringe over the years.
Get involved! Find out how to join our intrepid team as a performer, volunteer. Visit the companies, partners and venues who already part of our pack, and follow their lead! Have a room to spare? Become a billeting hero to a traveling artist.
We are Tampa’s only open-access, uncensored, international fringe theatre festival. We adhere to the Canadian Association of Fringe Festivals (CAFF) model in that we:
- Are primarily based around indoor performing arts productions.
- Are completely uncensored.
- Accept companies through a lottery.
- Return 100 percent of the money generated from ticket sales to the artists themselves.