Adelaide Fringe

Your guide to late night Fringe spots

Keep the party going after the Fringe Festival! These Adelaide bars and venues have late night shows and offerings, many with artist pass discounts.

Fringe fun goes all night long!

After a great show and dinner at the Gluttony or Garden of Unearthly Delights food stalls, head to these venues to keep the party going. You also might get discounts with a Fringe or Artist Pass.

The Stag Public House

Located on the corner of East Terrace and Rundle Street, The Stag Public House is a great spot to drink on the balcony and experience the Fringe.

It’s open until midnight from Tuesday – Thursday, and until 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.

The bar is also hosting Fringe-specific events, such as Drag @ the Stag every Sunday of the Fringe, which has discounts for Artist Pass holders.

“To celebrate the end of the ‘artist’s working week’ we’re celebrating with DJs, glitter artist’s, op-shop dresses and even a makeover or two,” they say.

Mary’s Poppin Fringe Club

Gay bar and home to great Adelaide drag shows, Mary’s Poppin has transformed into a Fringe Club during the time of Fringe.

Fringe Pass holders get discounted drinks and free entry Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday. It’s $10 without one.

Austral Hotel

Comedy shows and beers are what you’ll get at this late night venue.

Located in the heart of the East End on Rundle Street, the Austral Hotel has long been a go-to for post-Fringe activities.

It’s open late every day, not just on weekends. It’s a great place to watch comedy shows in The Red Room and bar The Bunka.

Legends Bar

With a newly renovated space including new pokies machines, Legends Bar is a great addition to the Fringe party scene.

It’s hosting comedy shows as part of the Fringe, and the drinks are very affordable; Expect $5 base spirits, $7 Imperials, $14 Beer Jugs and $20 Cocktail Jugs.

Club Queens

Get ready for a lively variety show!

This late night ticketed event is hosted by renown Fringe faces such as Hans, Libby O’Donovan, Carla Lippis, and Amelia Ryan.

Grab drinks and a try the “delightfully debauched degustation” while you watch some of Adelaide’s hottest talent.

Nineteen Ten Jazz & Burlesque Club

Described as an atmosphere of “sultry tones and energetic rhythms,” Nineteen Ten Jazz & Burlesque Club is a great spot to relax post Fringe chaos.

With an Artist Pass, guests can get 2 for $15 beers, wines and base spirits to sip on the rooftop bar. There’s also a themed cabaret show on March 5th, 6th and 7th.

Rhino Room

Fans of comedy and Fringe shows will love the Rhino Room’s Late Show, an ever-changing line-up of comedic acts.

Avoid missing out by booking a ticket early. The first two tickets are free if you become a member of AdelaideComedy.com.

Arthur Artbar

Naked Cabaret anyone? 

That’s just one option at this eccentric location, filled with fun activities and an artsy group of regulars.

Located on Currie Street in the West End, the multi-purpose, multi-storey arts space is also offering FOMO-PROMO, a Fringe event in which artists and anyone with a passion can jump on stage to perform. Audience members can pay the performer in tokens to be exchanged for cash at the bar!  

Think unexpected delights and rooms to explore.

The art bar closes at 2am. 

Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institution

Open until 11 p.m, from Wednesday to Sunday, this cultural institution is a great space to experience Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture.

Check out the performing and visual arts venue, its diverse shows and flexible spaces.

Find out more about the Fringe Festival and associated venues here.

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