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Adelaide Fringe Festival 2018 Opening Night

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by Paula McManus (subscribe)
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North Terrace Will Come Alive For Opening Night
This year's Adelaide Fringe Festival will open on North Terrace in the city, beginning with a massive Street Party, Sunset Ceremony, Markets, and the switching on of the highly anticipated light projection show - the Parade of Light.

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In a break from the traditional street parade of years past, this year sees an exciting change. There will be no parade through the city, instead; the night will be full of free events for the whole family and there'll be room for everyone to roam around and to enjoy.

Adelaide Fringe Festival
Adelaide Fringe Festival (©paula mcmanus)


Friday night, the 16th of February will kick off with:

Opening Night Street Party - free event
Starting at 5 pm through to 10 pm
North Terrace will come alive with roaming street performers, the Night Markets and the Frusic (Music SA Stage)

Adelaide Fringe Festival
Adelaide Fringe Festival (©paula mcmanus)


Tindo Utpurndee (Sunset Ceremony - free event)
At 8 pm on the front lawns of the South Australian Museum.
Everyone is invited to attend the official opening of the 2018 Adelaide Fringe Festival - the Tindo Utpurndee Sunset Ceremony. This event is full of ancient stories, told with a combination of modern and traditional dance by Yellaka in recognition and respect of our traditional landowners.

Adelaide Fringe Festival
Adelaide Fringe Festival (©paula mcmanus)


Switching-On Ceremony - free event
8.30 pm. Immediately following the Sunset Ceremony will be the official switching on of the Parade of Light. The Parade of Light is a collection of architectural light projections on our historic North Terrace buildings.

Adelaide Fringe Festival
Adelaide Fringe Festival (©paula mcmanus)


The 2018 Adelaide Fringe Festival Opening Night will be very different, it will be huge and, the best part of all - it will be a massive amount of free fun!

Adelaide Fringe Festival
Adelaide Fringe Festival (©paula mcmanus)


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Why? There's a whole new Fringe Festival Opening Night in 2018!
When: Friday 16th February, 2018
Where: North Terrace, Adelaide
Cost: Free
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