Brisbane Pride Fair Day returns this Saturday: What you need to know

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After uncertain times in 2021, Brisbane Pride Fair Day returns this Saturday.

Returning to New Farm Park again, Fair Day will kick off after the annual Pride March.

Earlier this month both events were postponed due to COVID-19 safety concerns.

Brisbane Pride March continues, with some late changes

The Pride March traditionally begins with a rally and speeches.

Earlier this month it was announced the rally would have no speeches, but on Wednesday Brisbane Pride announced some small changes.

At 9:30 am a Welcome to Country will be hosted as marchers gather at the corner of Ann and Brunswick streets.

This will be followed by a welcome from Brisbane Pride president, Bec Johnson.

At 9:40 am Leeane Enoch MP, Minister for Communities and Housing and Minister For the Arts and Digital Economy of Queensland will speak.

This will be followed by a performance from Pride Queens, Kim Schotte & Thin Lizzi.

Marchers will still gather at the corner of Ann and Brunswick streets and begin marching at 10 am.

Participants will also be asked to wear masks for this year’s event.

From here they will march together down Brunswick St to join the Fair Day celebrations at New Farm Park.

Celebrate Fair Day with Brisbane Pride in New Farm Park

New Farm Park will again play host to Brisbane Pride Fair Day with a day of celebrations.

A talented and diverse lineup of talent will be set to entertain the crowds across three stages throughout the day.

Headline talent and Brisbane songstress Katie Noonan will still be headlining the event.

Iconic Brisbane talent Chocolate Boxx and Bebe Gunn will host the event.

The 30+ performers on the day include a mixture of singers, dancers, drag performers and DJ’s from across the Brisbane community and beyond.

Popular performers the Thicc Shake Crew will be taking to the main stage as well as Burlesque troupe Chevron Showgirls.

Singers on the day include Garret Lyon, Josh Daveta, Andrea Kirwin, Alyson Joyce, Jade Delmiguez and BEKS.

Drag performers include Kim Schotte, Freya Armani and Thin Lizzi will hit the stage as well as Darwin drag diva Miss Ellaneous.

Josh Taliani, the Father of the House Of Alexander will be conducting Vogue Master Classes at Brisbane Pride Fair Day Community Stage.

Pumping music throughout the day will be DJ’s, Beksis, ENN, Marty, Sweaty Baby, Galleon, Marty and DJ Dolly Llama.

Also returning will be the annual pet parade, kicking off at 12 pm.

Do’s and Don’ts for Fair Day

Ahead of Fair Day this weekend Brisbane Pride have announced their survival guide for this years event.

Fair Day is always a hot day in Queensland, remember to bring sunscreen, a hat and water to keep you hydrated.

Camp chairs and picnic blankets are always encouraged, find yourself somewhere to set up camp and relax for the day.

Remember Fair Day will be a cash-free event, EFTPOS only.

However, there were a few things Brisbane Pride have said not to bring.

BYO alcohol, illegal drugs, unidentifiable substances and weapons are a definite no.

On the list of items not to bring include fireworks, drones, megaphones, spray cans, scooters and skateboards.

Above all bring yourself and enjoy the day with our community at Brisbane Pride Fair Day 2021.

Gates open at 10am and the event closes at 5pm.

Tickets are still available online HERE.

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Michael James
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