The 2024 Hamilton Fringe Festival Lottery and Indie (BYOV) series are now open!
LOTTERY SUBMISSIONS CLOSE JANUARY 10, 2024 INDIE (BYOV) SUBMISSIONS CLOSE MARCH 1, 2024 (or when all available slots are full)
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As a leader in the performing arts sector that responds to the changing culture of Hamilton, HFTco builds a community for artists and cultivates work that is accessible, innovative, and artistically adventurous.

Year-round programming includes the Frost Bites winter festival and the flagship Hamilton Fringe.


No Holds Barred & This Short, No Budget, Latecoming Hamont Musical have CANCELLED their July 27 performances @ Relay Coffee Roasters due to air conditioning issues.

The Midshipman’s Handbook @ Staircase Theatre Elaine Mae is 40 mins long. It is erroneously listed as being 75 mins in the print version of the Festival Program.

Team Buja Artists @ The Zoetic have CANCELLED ALL PERFORMANCES

Whose Vagina Is It Really? has CANCELLED the following performances:

  • Fri July 28 9:30PM @ The Zoetic
  • Sat July 29 2:30PM @ The Zoetic
  • Sun July 30 9:00PM @ The Zoetic


Festival Program Pick-up Locations

Grab a print copy of this year’s Festival Program at any one of these locations:

  • The Cannon | 180 Ottawa St N
  • Coach & Lantern | 384 Wilson St E, Ancaster
  • Democracy Coffee House | 202 Locke St S
  • Detour Cafe | 41 King St W, Dundas
  • Emerald Coffee Co. | 340 Barton St E
  • Mulberry Coffeehouse | 193 James St N
  • Paisley Coffeehouse & Eatery | 1020 King St W
  • Playhouse Cinema | 177 Sherman Ave N
  • Redchurch Cafe + Gallery | 68 King St E
  • Relay Coffee | 27 King William St & 27 Dundurn St N
  • Tourism Hamilton | 28 James St N
  • Vintage Coffee Roasters | 977 King St E