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Sydney Mardi Gras Festival

To get you excited, here is the MARDI GRAS 2020 Parade

Venue: Multiple local venues

Sydney Mardi Gras – 14 February to 2 March 2024


Join the extravaganza that celebrates Sydney as shining a global sequined spotlight on our LGBTQI+ communities, culture and creativity.

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 the season, daily shows and experiences.

This year’s event is running from Friday 14 February to Sunday 2 March 2024, including the world-famous MARDI GRAS PARADE a colourful and dazzling night of pride, celebration and self-expression.

The Parade, held on the second last Saturday of the Festival will fill Oxford street, Flinders street and Anzac Parade. Enjoy the spectacle, watch the amazing floats, thousands of participants, a veritable smorgasbord of glittering colour and over-the-top costumes, the parade showcases the glitz and glamour of our LGBTQI+ community.

Stay Local with Sydney Lodges at our Randwick properties, all within an easy walk or short ride to all Festival events.

There are so many wonderful events and parties and LGBTQI+ events on in Sydney during the entire festival season.



Stay Local with Sydney Lodges, your trusted accommodation in Randwick!




Feature Image at top: Hamilton Lund; Destination NSW