Sydney is the home of spectacular Mardi Gras parties and parades – and oh so much more for lesbian and gay visitors all year long.
Whether you’re visiting Sydney from elsewhere in Australia or you’re here from overseas, you ‘re in for a treat. The problem is, there’s so much to see and do, any time of year you’re here.
There’s no place in the world like Sydney, and no more gay-friendly place on the largest island in the world!
There are gayborhoods like Newtown worth exploring, Opera House performances, some of the best food & wine celebrations, and international events like the Sleaze Ball and Mardi Gras that you should do at least once in your gay travel lifetime.
Start to plan your trip, book your annual leave and mark your diaries. Sydney Gay Mardi Gras 2014 runs 7 February through 2 March.
Fair Day – Sunday 9 February
Parade & Party – Saturday 1 March
Sydney Mardi Gras is a season of arts, cultural and social events for the LGBTQI communities and their friends, held in Sydney each year and culminating in the Sydney Mardi Gras Parade. Some call it the most colourful gay pride event in the world.
Sydney Mardi Gras’ official tour operator, Planetdwellers, has six boutique tours on offer during and after the festival, including a Blue Mountains & Jenolan Caves tour and a women’s-only rafting adventure.
On Sunday March 2nd, Apollo the Party fires up its rockets for a day party like no other at the celebrated Metro Theatre in Sydney. It’s the perfect finish to the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Weekend.
Once in a lifetime you get the chance to be part of something special – an extraordinary moment in time when the stars align for a perfect day. This is our party in our safe space. Let’s have a perfect day together.