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This year, we have 15 locations. How about going out and discovering somewhere new? Thanks to all!

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Genres: Music Dance Science Special
  Exhibition Seminar Film Other


Community & Cafe Hana Hana


This is more than just a cafe, functioning as a healing space where many people can gather and learn.
Hakodate, Showa 3-6-1
Tel: 0138-76-8703

Brainy Room Tidying Seminar, Nov 2, 10:00~12:30
Hokuto Hey Hachi + Kouji Yamaguchi Live, Nov 2, 15:30~18:00
[self-consolation], Nov 5~9, 11:00~17:00
Himetore, Nov 9, 13:30~

Restaurant Pub The Beats


Enjoy the easy-going atmosphere of this bar and event space that has food, drink and no cover charge.
Hakodate, Kameda Honcho 54-9
Tel: 0138-40-6969

T-Jiros Hokkaido Tour Hakodate Live, Nov 4, 19:30~



This cafe is run by the "Infinity Space" Company, and it has an infinite number of uses: exhibitions, classes, screenings have all been held here. Even a Puchi Fringe event last year!
Hakodate, Yahata-cho 18-18
Tel: 0138-83-7721

Soup for Two (TFT) - Delicious International Collaboration, Nov 3, 13:00 ~17:00
Playing with Science, Nov 3, 14:00~15:00
Future University Photo Club Exhibition, Nov 3, 14:00 ~ 17:00
HokyouDai Movie Create Circle Screening Party, Nov 3, 15:30 ~16:30

Yakitori Bar Kura


Treat yourself to some laid back time in the relaxed atmosphere of this yakitori bar with a touch of refinement.
Hakodate, Mandai-cho 14-29
Tel: 0138-40-2006

MOLT Fringe Special Live, Nov 3, 20:00~21:00
Fringe Last Party, Nov 9, 20:00~

Otemachi Leaves


This is a dedicated loft-style exhibition space in the same building as Harujon-Himejon.
Hakodate, Otemachi 3-8, 2F
Tel: 0138-83-2804

JUNK 03 + WORKS, Nov 2, 11:30~24:00 (21:00 on Sun, closed Mon)



This an antique-style cafe with a relaxed atmosphere and a wide variety of home made cakes.
Hakodate, Otemachi 3-8, 1F
Tel: 0138-24-6361

Getsuyo-sha, Nov 5, 19:00~20:30

Goryokaku Tower


The Atrium at the foot of Goryokaku Tower was remodelled in 2006 along with the new tower, and offers a large and pleasant event space.
Hakodate, Goryokaku-cho 43-9
Tel: 0138-51-4785

World's Eye, Nov 4, 9:00~16:10
KyouikuDai Photo Club Exhibit, Nov 4, 9:00~16:10
Yosakoi!, Nov 4, 12:00~12:10; 13:00~13:10; 14:00~14:10; 15:00~15:10; 16:00~16:10



This bar is run by an owner with detailed knowledge of wines, import beers, and craft beers: a watering hole much valued by locals.
Hakodate, Yanagawa-cho 18-7
Tel: 080-1871-0494

The Close-Up Magic Show, Nov 6, 20:00~
ROPE Acoustic Live, Nov 7, 20:00~



You can enjoy beers from around the world at this bar with an authentic Irish feel. Staging the Puchi Fringe for the second year running.
Hakodate, Honcho 9-5, Seikan Bldg 3F
Tel: 0138-54-4771

Puchi Fringe, Nov 2, 21:00~
Nakamono Masaru (Puchi Fringe Performance), Nov 2, 21:00~
Hokusui Brass (Puchi Fringe Performance, Nov 2, 21:00~
Legit Style Crew (Puchi Fringe Performance), Nov 2, 21:00~

Blue Point


A genuinely large party and event space that only opens for bookings: great for large groups and for big scale music events.
Hakodate, Honcho 9-5, No 1 MC Bldg 2F
Tel: 0138-31-5020

BEATLES PARTY, Nov 8, 19:00 ~

Hakodate Seinen Center


People who were once youths as well as people who will grow into youths can all gather at this facility.
Hakodate, Chiyogadai 27-5
Tel: 0138-51-3390

9th Earth Festival, Nov 2, 10:00~15:00

cafe en


Perched on a hill with a panaroma across to Hakodate mountain, the interior is a barrier-free space from where you can feel the passage of the seasons.
Hakodate, Akagawa-cho 365-5
Tel: 0138-47-4333

Photos: "Sky", During Fringe: Tue~Fri 11:00~20:00, Sat 11:00~21:00, Sun 10:00~18:00

Hakodate Station Plaza


This wide space in front of the remodelled Hakodate Station features a large red abstract statue, and many busy commuters and tourists passing through.
Hakodate, Wakamatsu-cho 13-13
Tel: 011-222-7111

Hand Organ Train Wait, Nov 2, 16:00~16:50

caffe's QuadriFoglio Kuwaholi


An unhurried atmosphere in a broad space where you can eat and often listen to live performances.
Hakodate, Matsukaze-cho 9-15, Futabaya Bldg 1F
Tel: 0138-83-2804

Hakodate First Time, Nov 3, 18:00~



A stylish jazz cafe next to Hakodate Park, where you can enjoy observing nature and wild birds and also catch up to 20 live performances a year.
Hakodate, Aoyagi-cho 3-15
Tel: 0138-23-3763

Uta no Arika 2013 Tour, Day 2, Nov 4, 19:00~






8 Nov 2013
Four Fringe events to go... You can catch both the Beatles Party and the Rope Live one after the other in Goryokaku tonight.
7 Nov 2013
We received a donation of wine for our party on Sat 9! Join us at Yakitori Bar Kura!
6 Nov 2013
Today is magic day! Join us at Post@bar from 8pm.
5 Nov 2013
Thanks to Getsuyousha for giving the Fringe 5 minutes at the start of their event.
4 Nov 2013
We gave out hundreds of Fringe guides at the Fringe event in Goryokaku Tower.
3 Nov 2013
Thanks to all for helping make Day 2 a success.
2 Nov 2013
Fringe has started! 120 people came to the Puchi Fringe.
1 Nov 2013
We put nobori in front of many venues. Look out for them!
31 Oct 2013
Fringe appeared on NHK program Tsunagaru
26 Oct 2013
We distributed a few thousand Fringe fliers around town.
10 Oct 2013
We have 28 events in 15 locations for this year's Fringe. Thank you!
25 Sep 2013
Our interview is on Page 8 of Boratto
12 Sep 2013
We were interviewed by Boratto magazine. The article will come out very soon.
17 Jul 2013
We received 18 registrations by the first deadline. Thank you!
5 Jul 2013
Register now to get your name on
the Fringe 2013 poster
4 Jul 2013
Hakodate Shimbun
Fringe interview!
3 Jul 2013
We got a Fringe mobile phone!
28 Jun 2013
We appear on FM Iruka today@ 5:45
7 Jun 2013
New press release.
24 May 2013
FAQ page added, plus fliers uploaded to Support page.
18 May 2013
First registrations arrive. Thank you!
16 May 2013
Online submission opened (J)
8 May 2013
New Staff pictures up
3 May 2013
Online submission opened (E)
1 May 2013
Hakodate Fringe 2013 dates announced
28 Nov 2012
Puchi Fringe pictures up!
31 Oct 2012
"Mix Style Dance" added to Eiley's performers list.
28 Oct 2012
Artist list updated. Join us next weekend!
13 Oct 2012
English web site goes online.
12 Oct 2012
We were interviewed by Yomiuri Shinbun. The article will appear on Nov 1.
15 Jul 2012
Fringe dates fixed: Nov 2 & 3!
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