When: Friday 19 Feb to Sunday 7 March 2021.
Venue: Multiple local venues
MARDI GRAS 2021 RISE
From 2020, due to the nature of the year we've had the Mardi Gras theme for 2021 is Rise
The Festival will run from Friday 19 Feb 2021 to Sunday 7 March 2021, but will of course now be run in a different way to previous years, due to the Covid restrictions. As we speak there are callouts for group/venue activities to be announced, so we imagine the festival weill be all over the city, wil the majority of events, being in our local neighbourhood of Potts Point.
The Parade | Saturday 6 March 2021 | from 7:00 pm
This year, The Parade will be held at the SCG, General Public tickets have currently been exhausted however, as restrictions ease there may be more availaiblity. Get the latest updates here.
Mardi Gras Members can still redeem 2x complimentary tickets and purchase up to 2x additional tickets for guests. Transactions are limited to 4x tickets, and this offer is valid until the allocation is exhausted.
Join the extravaganza that brings Sydney to a standstill and shines a global spotlight on LGBTQI+ lives, culture, communities and creativity. With spectacular floats, thousands of participants, a veritable smorgasbord of glittering colour and dynamic shape, the parade showcases the glitz and glamour of our community.
The Sydney Mardi Gras Festival is one of Australia’s most famous and well-loved events, bringing thousands of visitors to Sydney to join in the celebrations. It captures the imagination of Australia’s LGBTQI+ and mainstream communities, taking over the city for weeks on end, culminating in the world-famous Parade: a colourful and dazzling night of pride, celebration and self-expression.
Stay Local with Sydney Lodges at our Kings Cross / Potts Point properties are all within an easy walk to the Parade and After Parties. Potts Point also plays host to many local parties and LGBTQI+ events on in village during the entire season.
Discover Regional Events to be held throughout 2020.
(Please note these may differ due to COVID-19 restrictions as the year progresses). WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU IN POTTS POINT IN 2021!
SYDNEY WORLDPRIDE 2023 - 24 FEBRUARY TO 4TH MARCH 2023
EXCITING NEWS, Sydney has won the bid to host WorldPride 2023. This means Sydney will become the first destination in the Southern Hemisphere to host WorldPride, the marquee international LGBTQI pride event. WorldPride 2023 will coincide with the 45th anniversary of the first Mardi Gras Parade and the 50th Anniversary of the first Australian Gay Pride Week.
TO GET YOU IN THE MOOD - HERE'S THE PARADE FROM MARDI GRAS 2020