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Wynnum Fringe Festival | Wynnum

15 November, 2023 - 3 December, 2023

Wynnum Fringe Festival
Wynnum Fringe is back – Bigger, better and bolder in 2023!
Three weeks of big-name artists, legendary ambassadors and spectacular performances will solidify the beautiful bayside as a global arts destination. Hundreds of interstate and Queensland artists and entertainers will converge on Australia’s latest and greatest performing arts hub from 15 November to 3 December 2023 for the fourth annual Wynnum Fringe.
Brisbane’s only annual fringe festival celebrates the best in contemporary, independent and alternative arts and entertainment and is expected to attract more than 35,000 people over the 19-day event. Here’s our pick of family friendly shows:


A hilarious circus show for children and parents of all ages following three foolish Neanderthals as they struggle to survive the harsh natural world. Get your tickets here.


The maddest of mad scientists, Magnus Danger Magnus, heads to Wynnum Fringe with a brand new, all ages electromagnetic extravaganza in KABOOM! Get your tickets here.

The Greatest Magic Show

This multi-award-winning, sell-out sensation of last year’s Fringe is headed back to Wynnum with more whimsical wonders than ever before! Having garnered international acclaim with sell-out seasons in Perth, Adelaide, Edinburgh and New Zealand, the stars Sam and Justin will be once again hitting the stage with brand-new illusions direct from a Las Vegas stage! Get your tickets here.

Justin’s Big Balloon Show

The ultimate stage show experience led by the one and only Justin Williams, star of Australia’s hit TV show BLOW UP! With non-stop entertainment from start to finish, and high energy special guest performances, this 60 minute performances is bursting with grand illusions, thrilling circus stunts and, of course, Justin’s signature BIG balloon creations that have to be seen to be believed. Get your tickets here.

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15 November, 2023
3 December, 2023
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Wynnum Fringe
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Wynnum Fringe
Edith Street
Wynnum, Queensland 4178 Australia
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