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Where to buy

At the door: Starting August 5 at 5 p.m., buy admission buttons and passes at any box office any time or at Fringe Central. Individual tickets go on sale at box offices starting 30 minutes before performance time.

In advance: Use the "buy now" buttons below or call (866) 811-4111 for tickets. You can also buy tickets on each show page. Fringe sells only 70 percent of available tickets in advance; 30 percent is kept for walk-up door sales.

Online and phone ticket sales for 5:30, 7, 8:30 and 10 p.m. shows stops at 2:30 p.m. the day of the performance. Online and phone ticket sales for 1, 2:30 and 4 p.m. shows stops at 10:30 a.m. the day of the performance. After those times, tickets are available at the box office 30 minutes before the beginning of the performance.

NOTE: Online sales of passes ended on August 4. All passes are available to buy at any Fringe box office starting on August 5.

Admission buttons



All ticket holders (except for kids 12 and under) must have an admission button for entrance. Buttons are a one-time purchase, but must be present for entrance.

Single ticket prices



Admission button required.


$5 for kids 12 years and under

Kids under 5 years admitted only to kids' shows


$10 for seniors 65 years and up

Admission button and valid ID required



Admission button and valid high school or university ID required


$10 for members of Minnesota Public Radio

Admission button and valid MPR membership card required

Multi-show passes

Ultra pass


The big enchilada, an Ultra Pass allows one Fringe-goer into an unlimited number of shows. Comes with a free admission button and festival catalog. Ultra Passes count for 2-for-1 tickets on Thursday, August 5 and Friday, August 6!

10 shows


Equal to $2 off a ticket. Can be used by more than one person. Comes with a free admission button and festival catalog.

5 shows


Equal to $2 off a ticket. Can be used by more than one person. Admission button required.



Bring all the little ones at once—or take one kid on a spree!

Though Minnesota Fringe doesn't offer group discounts, we encourage groups to purchase transferable five- and ten-show cards to take advantage of the discounts.


Multi-show pass holders may make reservations for a $1 fee per reservation online or from OvationTix at (866) 811-4111. Single-ticket reservations are $2.