Parking and Transportation

Parking is limited around the Fringe site, so car travel is not recommended. Public transit, the Streetcar, cycling and walking are all great ways to get to the Festival.

Take Edmonton Transit

Take ETS


Edmonton Transit would like to thank you for taking transit to the Fringe by offering a ticket to get you home. Vouchers are included with the purchase of a Program Guide. Vouchers must be redeemed for a transit ticket any time after 4 PM at an Information Services Booth on site. More info


Routes 4, 7, 52, 57, 94 and 327 stop along Whyte Avenue close to the Fringe site. [system maps]


Regular fares:

Adult $3.20 $24
Youth (6 to 17 yrs) $3.20 $21
Senior (65+) $3.20 $21
Children 5 years and under: free when accompanied by a fare-paying Adult.

*ETS operators do not carry change; please have the correct amount.

Take the High Level Bridge Streetcar

Experience history on the High Level Bridge rail line and ride an historic streetcar between downtown Edmonton and the Festival site.

During the Fringe the Edmonton Radial Railway Society Streetcar operates on a special schedule. View Terminal locations.

Ride your Bike

Bicycle Parking Lots View Bicycle Parking Lot locations

Edmonton Bicycle Commuters’ Society (EBC) bicycle parking lots are located:

  • South of 85 Avenue on 104 Street (by Knox Church)
  • 104 Street / 84 Avenue (the Edmonton Public Library’s Strathcona Branch).

Be advised that bike lots are not always monitored. Come by the EBC tent at Knox Church on Fridays between 3 PM and 7 PM for free bicycle tune-ups and how-to’s.

Check out our new location at La Cité Francophone.

Free Shuttle Service to the French Quarter

The Old Strathcona Business Association and Edmonton’s French Quarter are offering a free shuttle service between the main Fringe site and French Quarter Fringe. View Schedule and Route.

Where to Park

Parking is very limited in the area surrounding the Festival and we discourage parking in the surrounding neighbourhoods as this street parking is used by residents.

Pay parking lots are located:

  • East of the ATB Financial Arts Barns [in the Old Strathcona Farmers’ Market parking lot]
  • West of the Fringe site on 83 Avenue and 103 Street
  • Southwest on 81 Avenue and 105 Street

View other parking areas in Strathcona

Be aware of your surroundings when parking! Pay attention to the signs and parking restrictions in the area. If you park in an area you shouldn’t, you will get ticketed or towed.