Sportsman Hotel have invited the community to celebrate New Years Eve at the venue, as they get ready to return to full capacity later this week.
On New Years Eve, Sporties will open its doors at 1.00pm, with all three bars open. Entry is $15.
On Friday, December 31, there’s live drag to enjoy all evening in Nellies Showroom and Lounge Bar.
Drag stars Ella Va’Lay, Iona Toyboy, Sasha Trajik-Mole and their dancers Trev and Dan will perform Ikonik stage show from 10:30pm.
Downstairs in the Sporties Bunker Bar, men’s group BootCo will host their Hot Summer Nights dance party. Doors open at 8.00pm.
Sportsman Hotel requiring proof of vaccination
On Friday (December 17), the Queensland government is easing capacity restrictions on businesses, including hospitality venues.
This means many venues can return to operation at full capacity, but allowing entry to vaccinated patrons only.
The Sportsman Hotel has confirmed that from Friday, they will only welcome vaccinated patrons under the new rules.
The team explained all Sporties employees and resident performers have had their two doses of vaccine.
“We’re looking forward to December 17 so we can scrap the capacity limits and pack the pub again in a safe manner,” they said.
“You’ll be glad to know that everyone in the venue will be fully vaccinated as well.
“If you’re unvaccinated or you cannot provide proof of vaccination or medical exemption (on the check in QLD app, your digital certificate, your printed certificate or your wallet vaccination record), you won’t be getting in.”
The Sporties team urged everyone to be respectful of venue staff when the door changes begin on Friday.
They said the new public health directive allows Sporties to trade normally for the first time in two years.
“The whole team has been waiting for this date to party on like it’s 2019 again. The message is simple, get vaccinated!”
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