The Pleasure Garden

About The Pleasure Garden

Perth's favourite Fringe playground is The Pleasure Garden in Northbridge, home to the biggest range of entertainment in the Fringe.

Free entry from Tuesday to Sunday, there's nowhere better to enjoy Perth’s balmy summer evenings with friends and family.

Come see the new venues, enjoy more food and refreshment choices than ever before and see the return of the FRINGE WORLD Mermaids.

The Pleasure Garden is located on the traditional lands of the Wadjuk people of the Noongar nation.

Dogs are not allowed (service animals and guide dogs excepted).

Important Information

The Pleasure Garden is a licensed area and security may ask to see valid Photo ID to gain entry. If you cannot produce valid photo ID then you may be refused entry, without refund for any tickets purchased. Under 18's are welcome to licensed areas but must be accompanied and supervised by a parent, legal guardian or a responsible adult and the decision to allow entry is entirely at the discretion of the licensee. Visit the FAQ page for the valid forms of Photo ID accepted in WA. Note that some events are restricted to over 18s only.

As mandated by WA State Government, The Pleasure Garden requires proof of double doese COVID-19 vaccination upon entry. Patrons aged 16 years and over must show proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status or a medical exemption, along with identification. Click here for more COVID safe information.

Photo credits: Johannes Reinhart, Daniel James Grant, Johannes Reinhart, Hannah Sorrell, John Leonard


Located at Russell Square Northbridge, enter from intersection of James and Melbourne St

Opening Hours

General Opening Hours:

Tuesday – Thursday: 5:00pm – 11:30pm
Friday: 2:30pm – 1:00am
Saturday: 2:30pm – 1:00am
Sunday: 2:30pm – 11:30pm

School Holiday Opening Hours:

January 15 - 30 January

Open Tuesday - Sunday from 2:30pm

Public Transport

Closest Bus Stop: Perth Bus Station. Exit onto Roe Street and turn left. Turn right onto Melbourne street and then you'll arrive at The Pleasure Garden. Approx a 10-minute walk.

Closest Train Station: Perth Station. Exit onto Roe Street and turn left. Turn right onto Melbourne street and then you'll arrive at The Pleasure Garden. Approx a 10-minute walk.

Closest Cat Bus: James Street Northbridge Blue Cat 11. Runs to/ from Elizabeth Quay Bus Station.


  • FRINGE WORLD Box Office
  • Cashless Bar
  • Cashless Food Vendors
  • Toilets


The Pleasure Garden is an accessible hub.

Wheelchair access to the Hub is via the main entrance on James St and Aberdeen St.

Wheelchair parking bays are located nearby, on Aberdeen St. 

Unisex accessible toilets on site.

See the Accessibility page for further information about accessibility at FRINGE WORLD Festival. 


Sustainability Information

  • Recycling and glass collection points available on site, please use the correct bin
  • All food and beverage outlets will be using compostable, reusable or recyclable containers and utensils
  • Consider using active or public transport or carpooling to reduce your carbon footprint
  • E-ticketing for all venues on-site, reducing waste

Don't forget to download the FRINGE WORLD App from Google Play or the App Store.

Food and Drink


Bao Wow: Asian Street Food - Bao Buns and Asian inspired snacks.

Grill'd: Healthy Burgers & Sides.

Chimney Treat: Donut cones with custard, ice cream and fun toppings. Also offering coffee and hot drinks

Slim Tony's: Fresh pizza and sides

Mexicale: Mexican Street Food

Chips on a Stick: Salty, swirly fun

Lucky Chans: Mouthwatering dumplings and buns



Quench your thirst with some of WA's favourite drops including beer and cider from Gage Roads Brew Co. and Matso's, Summery wines from MadFish and Howard Park Wines plus Swan Valley local's Old Young's gin and vodkas. Perfect for a balmy night with mates.