As part of a triumphant return to live, in-person PortFringe, we could not be more thrilled to be moving our festival to the vibrant, growing, and welcoming East Bayside neighborhood. East Bayside is emblematic of so much of what makes Portland such a great and cool city–it’s full of people and businesses who want to support weird art, it’s got a great vibe on every corner, and PortFringe will arguably be more walkable than ever before!

Please, while you’re here, get to know our neighbors. Buy a coffee, a beer, a local wine or hard seltzer. Visit a food truck. Visit the studios and makerspaces. Talk about what weird art you saw at PortFringe. Grab a brew with us at Belleflower while we introduce ourselves to a whole bunch of new people. Let’s continue to support the beauty of community, and welcome more and more people into it. Vive le Fringe.



Belleflower Brewing Company
66 Cove St, Portland

PortFringe Central is the beating heart of PortFringe. Located in a (ahem) central location to all venues, Central is our hangout and hub in the parking lot of Belleflower Brewing Company. PortFringe Central is also the central box office and command center for festival staff and volunteers. We are thrilled to partner with MI Box to make this year’s PortFringe Central as unique as East Bayside! Swing by the storage unit, grab a brew, and take advantage of the hospitality that makes PortFringe so special. Make Fringe Central your meetup spot and your first stop before going out for an evening of Fringe.

PortFringe Central Hours:
Tuesday, June 14 – Friday, June 17
5:00PM – 9:00PM

ADA-Accessible: Yes 

Goodfire Brewing
219 Anderson St, Portland

Goodfire Brewing is a full service, family friendly, independently owned craft brewery and tasting room in East Bayside, specializing in hop forward ales and the occasional high five. They offer a rotating selection of 16oz cans to go and draft pours.

Goodfire is located on the second floor of the historic Rockwell building: the entrance to the brewery can be found in the back of the building behind Lone Pine. PortFringe will be happening in the back tasting room–turn right through the bay door and we’ll be right there!

Seating Capacity: 40
ADA-Accessible: No. The rear patio/garden (with food trucks and beverage service) is accessible, but there is a short flight of stairs to enter the venue.

Maine Studio Works
170 Anderson St, Portland

Maine Studio Works is a turnkey, all-purpose, and state-of-the-art photography studio, offering 2,500 square feet of shooting space to a variety of clients. 

Maine Studio Works is located right next to the corner of Cove and Anderson Streets, to the right of CycleMania.

Seating Capacity: 50
ADA-Accessible: Yes

50 Cove St, Portland

PortFiber is a laniferous and splendiferous fiber arts shop, carrying supplies and tools for spinners, weavers, knitters, crocheters, felters, dyers and any other fiber artists. They also offer a variety of classes and events, led by knowledgeable local instructors. Their products are high quality and are perfect for the fiber artist in your life!

PortFiber is located right down Cove Street from Fringe Central, and is in the same building as Back Cove Personal Fitness. Walk right in and see PortFringe take over this absolutely adorable shop.

Seating Capacity: 30
ADA-Accessible: Yes

Three of Strong Spirits
35B Diamond St, Portland

Three of Strong is a distillery and tasting room, creating premium craft spirits with an eye on community, quality, and sustainability. Born to celebrate the spirit of spirits.

Three of Strong is located directly on Diamond Street, a stone’s throw from Coffee By Design and the Bayside Trail. Join us from 9:00PM onwards Tuesday through Friday of festival week for one-of-a-kind and one-night only late night offerings from groundbreaking Maine artists.

Seating Capacity: 50 
ADA Accessible: Yes.


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