Adelaide Fringe 2010 amassed 1,085,551 attendances across all events resulting in a total
associated expenditure of $35.1 million. It brought 8,900 new visitors to South Australia with
expenditure estimated at $4.7m to the State and add to this the estimated $5.7m of
expenditure retained in the State from people who stayed in South Australia for the event, The
Fringe generated $10.4m visitor expenditure in the State and the creation of 116 FTE jobs.
A few other relevant facts 30,000 bed-nights were created 260,000 South Australians
attended 3.8 events each 1 in 5 Adelaide residents attended an Adelaide Fringe event
375,000 Fringe guides were distributed 80.000 revellers attended the opening night party.
Words Courtesy Councillor David Plumridge.