2019 KC Fringe: Get Ready to Fringe!!!!!

Press Release posted by Bob Evans

Supporting artists, celebrating expression, and engaging communities since 2005.

                    The 15th Annual

Want to sample some of this year’s Fringe selections?Join us as our artists tease two minutes of their best stuff in this rapid-fire, back-to-back, totally free showcase of what’s to come at 2019 KC Fringe! Hosted by puppeteer and comedian Justin Howe of Just Puppets.

We are presenting TWO nights of Teasers for the 15th Annual KC Fringe Festival.

 Fringe Red Carpet and Opening Night Teasers:

Tuesday and Wednesday July 16th & 17th at The Extreme Screen in Union Station,

30 W Pershing Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108

Fringe Red Carpet – 6:00 PM to 6:45 PM

Have a drink and mingle with fellow audience members and Fringe Artists and help us celebrate our 15th year!

Teasers – 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

This is the best way to dive into Fringe, expericene a taste of what is to come of this years festival performances.


Join us for a Kick-off Party at 6pm on Thursday July 18th in Haverty Yards behind Union Station.

Enjoy music, drinks and tons of fun!

Fringe Before the Fringe:

JoCo Monticello Library Preview
Tuesday, July 2 from 6:30-7:30PM
22435 W. 66th St., Shawnee, KS 66226

Hey JoCo, want a sneak peak without the drive? Here is your chance! Join us as five of our Fringe producers take the stage in your backyard! Buttons and punch cards available for purchase.

4th of July  
Lenexa 4th of July Parade from 10-Noon
Join us for some old time fun in Old Town Lenexa for their annual event.  It is the longest July 4th parade in the metro area.

First Fridays 
Friday July 5th from 6-8PM
We will be outside of the ArtsKC building (Located at 106 Southwest Blvd in the Crossroads), where you will have a chance to pick up your 2019 Festival Program as well as purchase your Fringe Buttons for $5!

JoCo Central Resource Library Preview
Tuesday, July 9 from 6:30-7:30PM
9875 W. 87th St., Overland Park, KS 66212

Hey JoCo, here is your last chance for a sneak peak without the drive! Join us as five of our Fringe producers take the stage in your backyard! Buttons and punch cards available for purchase.

KCMO Central Library Preview
Wednesday, July 10 from 6:30-7:30PM
14 W. 10th St, Kansas City, MO 64105
Watch as five of our fabulous artists give you a little taste of their best stuff. Join us for this completely free event in the Grand Hall of Central Library. Buttons and punch cards available for purchase.

We can’t wait to see you there!

Programs are now available!

You can pick up your Fringe program at the Information Booth in Union Station!

Follow The Festival: 

If you haven’t noticed the KC Fringe website got a little makeover, go check out the new design and stay up to date on everything Fringe!

Be sure to follow our Instagram (@kcfringe) and Facebook (facebook.com/kcfringe) to engage with the festival as it happens.

In Other News…

Volunteer Oppourtunity:

Come join the KC Creates Family, we are in need of great volunteers for the 2019 Fringe Festival!

We have a job for everyone!

To join the volunteer team, attend one of our training sessions and CLICK HERE for more information. 

Late Night On The Fringe:

Fringe likes to stay up late! Join us after hours at the Haverty Family Yards behind Union Station.

Come hang out with all the artists, crew and volunteers after dark. We’ll feature local bands and Schlafly Brews.

Free admission with your Fringe Button!

Teen & Youth Fringe:

This is a great way to get future generations involved in the Arts Community.

To view the list of Teen & Youth activities for this year’s festival, turn to page 13 in your 2019 Program to follow all of this year’s events.


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