Gawler Fringe

The Gawler Fringe is back! Sunday 16 February to Saturday 14 March, 2020.

The 2020 Gawler Fringe will kick off with the Opening Event at the Gawler Civic Centre on Sunday 16 February, 10am to 4pm. The day will include performances by local schools and community groups, art workshops in the Youth Space, Fringe in the Library, the ever popular open mic session, silent disco, photo booth, henna, face painting, airbrushed tattoos, plus lots more free Fringe festivities for the whole family!

Opening Event Poster

A wide range of events and activities will be taking place in Gawler right across the month of Fringe including live music, comedy, film festival, kids shows, Fringe in the Park, Nunga Fringe, artist demonstrations, exhibitions, workshops and more.

The full 2020 Gawler Fringe Program can be found here.

For more information about the Gawler Fringe contact 8522 9208 or email

Friday 21 February, 6pm – 11pm

Gawler Civic Centre, Institute Hall

Showcasing a range of grassroots films providing a platform for women and girls to tell their own stories and to shape their own narratives.

Free Event.


SAGA Film Festival poster

Saturday 22 February, 10am – 1pm

Humphrey George Reserve, Evanston Park

If you live near Humphrey George Reserve, Evanston Park, why not pop in for some FREE Fringe festivities and fun. Live music, hip hop dance workshop, Library bubble fun, art and craft activities, airbrushed tattoos, sausage sizzle, ice creams and more!

2020 Fringe in the Park - Humphrey

Saturday 29 February, 10am – 11am

Gawler Civic Centre, Institute Hall

Splash Test Dummies are here, ready to roll out their beach towels and spring into an hour of circus-filled hilarity for the whole family. See a brilliant array of catch-your-breath stunt work, acrobatics, juggling and the side-splitting, slapstick comedy for which the dummies are famous.

Tickets: $19.50 Children, $22.50 Adults, $80 Family (any 4 tickets)

Online bookings:

In person bookings: Gawler Visitor Information Centre (Lyndoch Road, Gawler)

Splash Test

Friday 6 March, doors open at 7.45pm, show commences at 8.30pm

Gawler Civic Centre, Institute Hall

Celebrate the Fringe with this talented bunch of Comedy Allstars. Acts include Kehau Jackson, Kel Balnaves, Emily Grace, Joshua Warrior, Gerry Masi and The Beautiful Bogan as MC. Plus the musical genius of Crafty setting the mood for a fun and entertaining night.

Tickets: $25 (online or at the door)

Online bookings:

Allstar Comedy poster

Saturday 7 March, 8pm – 11pm. Doors open at 7pm

Gawler Civic Centre, Institute Hall

Don’t just go to see a band……Be in the band! Join Gawler muso legends Crafty and Dani as they take you through a night of songs you love, where you, the crowd, are the performers! Grab your mates and bring your best singing voice.

Tickets: $10 (online or at the door)

Online bookings:

CrowdChant poster

Saturday 14 March, 10am – 1pm

Britton Street Reserve, Gawler West

If you live near the Britton Street Reserve in Gawler West, why not pop in for some FREE Fringe festivities and fun. Live music, circus workshop, Library bubble fun, art and craft activities, face painting, sausage sizzle, sweet treats and more!

Fringe in the Park - Britton Street

Wednesday 19 and 26 February, Wednesday 4 and 11 March, 11am – 1pm

Gawler Civic Centre, Niina Marni Cafe  

Immerse yourself in Aboriginal culture every Wednesday during the Fringe, with Kaurna language, art, music, native foods, basket weaving and more.

Nunga Fringe