Fringe Festival KC 2018

July 19-July 29

The 14th annual Fringe Festival KC-- where adventurous audiences meet adventurous artists. This 11-day explosion of unjuried, uncensored performing and visual arts features performers and creators from all over- local, national and international. Fringe Festival KC is the biggest celebration of arts and culture in the Kansas City metropolitan region. Will you join us on the Fringe?

Performing Arts and Film

Application Opens: December 1
Application Closes: February 15
This application is now closed. 

Visual Arts

Application Opens: December 1
Application Closes: March 15

Teen and Youth

Application Opens: February 17
Application Closes: April 15



We're looking for sponsors as dynamic as we are! Fringe is the perfect opportunity to engage with the progressive people we draw out. Let us build a sponsorship package tailored specifically to your needs.

Cheryl Kimmi|Executive Producer


It takes a village to raise an arts organization dedicated to emerging and experimental art! To make an easy, general donation of any amount, please use our secure Donate Link.

KC Creates, Inc is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit corporation. For more info, email or call our Executive Producer at (816) 533-5890.


We're looking for KC residents with room in their homes to house our artists. Just complete the Host Questionnaire, and we'll contact you. As a thank you, Hosts receive a VIP Pass (free admission).

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