Fringe Festival 2018 | July 7 to 29

The 13th Annual Capital Fringe Festival in SW DC.

All Official Fringe Venues in the 2018 Fringe Festival are located within several blocks of each other in the Waterfront SW neighborhood. All venues are easily accessible from public transportation, and we encourage everyone to walk, bike or take public transit to the Fringe Festival.


Green Line Waterfront Station (399 M Street SW)
Orange, Silver, Yellow, Blue, Green lines L'EnFant Plaza Station (600 Maryland Ave SW).

The Wharf offers a SW Neighborhood Shuttle that is free and open to the public. Stops include: The Wharf, L’Enfant Plaza Metro/VRE station (Seventh St. and Maryland Ave. SW), the National Mall (Seventh St. at Independence Ave. SW), and L’Enfant Plaza on Tenth St. SW (future home of the International Spy Museum). The Shuttle operates: Monday–Thursday: 6:30am–11:30pm; Friday: 6:30am–1:00am; Saturday: 9:00am–1:00am; Sunday: 9:00am–11:00pm.


Fourth Street Garage, 1101 Fourth Street SW, $12-$14
Colonial Parking, 800 Maine Ave SW, $5 - $25
L'Enfant Plaza Parking, 420 10th Street SW, $10 - $44
DC Warf Parking, Off Maine Ave SW, 24 hours $5 - $26

Street parking is scarce around the Waterfront. Please allow yourself extra time if you plan to park on the streets. Please read signage carefully and observe parking restrictions.


Coming to the Fringe Festival from Old Town Alexandria or Georgetown? Check out the Water Taxi, managed by the Potomac Riverboat Company.


  • June 18: Capital Fringe Festival Tickets on sale & Pass redemption.
  • July 8: Fringe Festival Preview at Pearl Street Warehouse at the Warf, 33 Pearl Street SW. 20 to 30 Fringe Festival productions from theatre to dance offer up to 4 minute teasers. This event is free and open to all.
  • July 7 - July 29: Fringe Festival runs Tuesday - Friday 5pm to midnight and Saturday - Sunday Noon to midnight.
  • July 29 at 8pm: Fringe Festival Audiences Awards Ceremony at Pearl Street Warehouse at the Warf, 33 Pearl Street SW. The event is free and open to all.


Arena Stage, Mead Center for American Theatre, 1101 6th Street SW

Cradle - ADA Accessible
Violet - ADA Accessible

Saint Augustine’s Church, 555 Water Street SW

Copper - ADA Accessible
Gold - ADA Accessible
Silver - ADA Accessible

Christ United Church, 900 4th Street SW

Blue - ADA Accessible
Orange - ADA Accessible

Westminster Church, 400 I Street SW

Peppermint - ADA Accessible
Red - ADA Accessible

Blind Whino, 700 Delaware Ave SW

Yellow - ADA Accessible

More Information Coming soon …

2018 Fringe Festival

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