The Cabaret Fringe Festival is grateful for the support it receives from venues in and around the city of Adelaide. Below is a list of previously used venues. Others will be added as regististrations progress.

If you’re a venue wishing to be added to this list, please contact us at


If the venue you want to use isn’t on the list above, you are still able to nominate it as your venue. Just provides us with the venue manager’s contact details and we’ll get in touch.

Adelaide Town Hall

The Adelaide Town Hall with its regal clock tower and imposing Victorian era presence stands as a grand landmark heritage building and a prime feature on King William Street.

Arkaba Hotel

Over the years The Arkaba has played host to an incredible array of Australian and international stars including The Cure and Paul Kelly, and is proud to have a long list of Australian and international comedy stars that have graced the stage.

Ayers House

Ayers House stands today not only the last surviving mansion of its era on the southern side of North Terrace but also interprets the life of an upper middle class family of the 19th Century.


Bakehouse theatre

The Award winning Bakehouse Theatre is located in the eastern part of the CBD, just around the corner from the Hutt Street restaurant strip, and a short stroll to Rundle Mall – the centre of the city’s shopping precinct.

Cafe Outside the Square

Cleland Wildlife Park

Goodwood Institute


Built in the 1920s, the Masonic Lodge is five stories of ornate stone architecture. Gluttony is taking over the basement to host amazing cabaret acts from around Australia. This beautiful vintage venue will also have a bar and a space to hang out and grab a drink before or after your show!

Holden St Theatres

Marion Cultural Centre

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Nexus Arts

With a diverse range of top quality shows, an urban beer garden, Nexus Multicultural Arts at the Lion Arts Centre is the perfect place to spend a whole evening.


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Norwood Concert Hall

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Parks Theatre

Located between the City of Adelaide and Port Adelaide, we offer a wide range of arts experiences for all ages and unique and diverse facilities for hire. All facilities and services are supported by an experienced, professional and creative team to assist with administrative, technical and artistic issues.


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Platform 56

Adelaide’s unique destination for fitness, movement and performing arts.


Rhino Room

Rhino Room has been an Adelaide institution for over 20 years. We’re the premier destination for live standup comedy.

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Star Theatres

Star Theatres is a two venue theatre complex five minutes from Adelaide CBD which holds up to 350 patrons in theatre seating and 200 patrons in tabled Cabaret mode.


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The Jade

Since 2002, The Jade has been a home to live music and many diverse events in Adelaide.  After the abolishment of our Twin St building, The Jade found a new home in the city’s iconic St Pauls Rectory on Flinders Street.

The Mill

Woodville Town Hall

Woodville Town Hall celebrates community life – and that means the whole community. This venue is proudly fully accessible and welcomes a diversity of artists, audiences and events.

Adelaide Fringe Venues

If you’re still having trouble finding the right venue, you may find the Adelaide Fringe venues list useful.


If you have a general query regarding a venue, give us a call or an email and we’ll try to help. Any specific venue-related question should be made directly to the venue. Please note that some of the venues in this list do not operate outside of Adelaide Fringe in February and March, and therefore may not be available for use in June.