Businesses…. it’s time to FRINGE UP Mount Gambier. The competition is on!
Be Bold, Be Daring, Be Brave…. and get creative!
Fringe Mount Gambier is calling all businesses to FRINGE UP your shop front windows, store and even your staff for the lead up to Fringe Mount Gambier.
Decorations are to remain in place until the end of the Fringe (March 31),
with judging taking place on March 15.
Here’s what you can win:
2 tickets to the Inaugural VIP Bar at the Lift-Off Street Party,
Friday 22 March
Social Media promotions via Fringe Mount Gambier channels
General guidelines –
Theme colour is blue, sprinkle some stars – be outrageous, be creative,
and share your shop fronts on social media using #fringe5290
So Mount Gambier, time to get your Fringe on, get involved and make Mount Gambier BLUE.
For more information contact Tash Little on 0424 722 362.
Mount Gambier 2019 is poised to deliver an incredible festival this year, with OPTUS
coming on board as naming rights sponsor.
“It is with great pleasure and excitement we announce our partnership with Fringe Mount Gambier for 2019.
Optus strongly believes in local partnering and participation and 2019 will be a real highlight. Our involvement with Fringe Mount Gambier enables us to be part of very special and unique arts event within our region. As a local business owner and father I strongly believe in supporting this major event that captures the heart of our community and brings with it the opportunity for our town and visitors to see local and national talent live,” said Craig Bruins from OPTUS Mount Gambier.
presents Fringe Mount Gambier will begin on Friday 22 March, with the vibrant Lift-Off
Street Party. Commercial Street vendors will provide delicious food and
entertainment and members of the community are encouraged to come and be part
of the popular Pied Piper Parade. The festival will continue with the Showcase
event on Saturday 23 March where the Cave Garden will come alive with exciting,
free arts activities for everyone to join in, and performances from local and
guest artists. Keep an eye out for ticketed and free events occurring at venues
throughout Mount Gambier until Sunday 31 March.
In 2018 the city came alive as 12,000 people flocked to various shows
and performances and this year promises to be even more outrageous and bold.
artist and Fringe Ambassador Louise Adams returns in 2019 to curate the
Showcase event on 23 March, and is excited to see the event being so well
all our events, free or ticketed, have really strong attendance in 2018 was
wonderful – it certainly helps build confidence for artists, venues, local
businesses and funding bodies which in turn will help spread the word that we
are creating something special here in Mount Gambier,” Ms Adams said.
talented local artists perform seamlessly alongside nationally acclaimed and
experienced Fringe artists from afar was thrilling. So many local artists,
venues and audiences pushed themselves out of their comfort zone to embrace
Fringe and ultimately that is what a good Fringe Festival should achieve.”
For breaking news on ‘Optus presents Fringe Mount Gambier’ headline act announcements, workshops and competitions be sure to follow @fringemountgambier on Facebook and Instagram.