Accommodations

See the Fringe. Stay in the Fringe.

Stay at the center of Fringe at Hyatt Regency Rochester. Fresh off a spectacular remodel, the newly transformed Hyatt is centrally positioned to be your Fringe hub during the festival. It’s not just a Hyatt. It’s Hyatt Rochester. And we’re proud to call them our lead hotel partner at Fringe.

Special Fringe Rate - $139 + tax

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Love boutique spaces in the heart of the city? Welcome to East Avenue Inn & Suites. Rochester’s newest boutique hotel is located in the East End, the city’s most vibrant neighborhood in the heart of the arts and entertainment districts. Enjoy a modern and artistic guest experience within bravo distance from Fringe.

We have special Fringe rates for Fringe fans. Book online or by phone [585.325.5010]. Fair warning: they go fast. Provide the following code when booking:

Special Fringe Rate
Use code FRGFND to receive 15% off room rates

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For exclusive offers at our hotel partners, book now and Fringe in fine comfort and style minutes away from all of Rochester’s best cultural attractions.

Looking for more options? Excellent information on Rochester accommodations can be found at Visit Rochester. Sweet dreams. Enjoy your stay in our favorite city.

Shows at Accommodations

Cirque du Fringe: SideShow

The creators of last year’s sold-out smash hit, ECLECTIC ATTRACTION, invite you to take in the brand-new CIRQUE DU FRINGE: SIDESHOW, a fascinating blend of curiosities and feats of human performance inspired by the golden age of American circus. Part carnival midway, part speakeasy – with a dash of modern performance art SIDESHOW combines original live music, classic comedy, and death-defying acts presented by Ring Mistress Heidi and her slap-happy clown sidekick, Matt. "So wrong, they're hilarious." –Broadwayworld.com

  • Length: 90 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Spiegeltent
  • Genre: Multidisciplinary

Disco Kids

Back by popular demand. Big party for pint-size dance machines takes over the Spiegeltent. The next generation of club kids is here, popping and pouting up a storm. Disco Kids is a nonstop, fun-filled, dance extravaganza that is the talk of kid town. Lights, music, and glow sticks. Welcome to the Fringe's not-so-silent disco.

Mimosas and coffee will be available in the Spiegeltent Bar. (You’re welcome, mom and dad.) PLEASE NOTE: Disco Kids is not Silent Disco for kids. There are no headphones involved. Only DJs. And loads and loads of fun.

  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Spiegeltent
  • Genre: Kids Fringe

Fringe Afternoon Tea

SOLD OUT FOR 2018. Indulge in an afternoon of pure delight in a truly spectacular setting. A classic tradition in the middle of Fringe featuring dainty finger sandwiches (crusts off) from Orange Glory, British-style scones, Hurd Orchards strawberry jam, lashings of clotted cream, and traditional pastries and cakes.

One lump or two? Join us for a cuppa. Napkins on laps and mind your manners. It's afternoon tea with a beautifully set table complete with proper china and all the trimmings. Delightfully posh with a definitive fringey twist. Tea for two. Tea for everyone. Pinkies up!

  • Length: 120 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Spiegeltent
  • Genre: Multidisciplinary

Other People's Shows

Other People’s Shows is part genius, part drunk parrot: smart comedy with a shot of shameless mockery. You pick a show out of the Fringe Guide, and Unleashed! Improv will perform its interpretation of it on the spot – inspired only by the show’s description. Fringe performers will finally get a chance to see their own shows! But that’s not all. In the spirit of borrowing other people’s material, the twisted team will also interact with the audience, staging hilarious contests, show-downs, and feats of comedy strength based on TV and film favorites. A huge hit at previous Fringes, this year’s late-night version in the spectacular Spiegeltent will be legendary!

  • Length: 80 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Spiegeltent
  • Genre: Comedy

Shotspeare

SHOTSPEARE puts the “Lit” in Literature! Five sword-wielding actors, one lucky audience member, a ton of booze, the Wheel of Soliloquy, and an entire work of Shakespeare – all in 80 minutes. Equal parts bacchanal and classical theater, Shotspeare’s raucous adaptation of ROMEO & JULIET takes the world's most beloved playwright, soaks him in beer, and flips him on his head. You may know the Bard, but you’ve never experienced him like THIS, Rochester!

  • Length: 80 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Spiegeltent
  • Genre: Comedy

Silent Disco

The glamorous Spiegeltent will be filled once again with a giant dance party. But with a Fringe-y twist: you don’t hear a sound until you slip on a set of headphones. Wait! Is that Donna Summer on one channel, Calvin Harris on the second and Halsey on the third? A three-channel system and live DJs let you switch up your music at the touch of a button. Hugely popular at festivals like Bonnaroo and Burning Man, it’s an unforgettable experience you have to see – and not hear – to believe!

  • Length: 180 Minutes
  • Tickets: Required
  • Venue: Spiegeltent
  • Genre: Dance

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