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Midsumma Carnival

Midsumma Carnival set to open three-week queer festival

Midsumma Carnival highlights the opening weekend of the three-week Midsumma Festival each year. An iconic outdoor celebration, the carnival has become one of the biggest highlights in the LGBTIQA+ annual calendar. Midsumma Carnival attracts a broad attendance across age ranges and demographics, with over 120,000 people expected to attend in 2024. With over 180 stalls …

Punters at the gate of Moreton Bay PrideFest in 2023

Moreton Bay PrideFest is officially returning in 2024

Save the date! Moreton Bay’s big LGBTIQA+ celebration is officially returning in 2024 after a successful debut earlier this year. The inaugural event in June attracted over 3,500 visitors and locals alike to Pine Rivers Park in Strathpine, 40 minutes from Brisbane. Courtney Act and Paul Wheeler hosted an afternoon of live entertainment, celebration, pride, …

Poppin Out Marys Poppin Festival

Poppin Out: Mary’s Poppin team to launch new queer festival in 2024

After the recent success of Marys In The Park, the team from Mary’s Poppin are bringing another queer festival to town. As part of Adelaide Fringe Festival, Poppin Out is set to transform the Old Adelaide Gaol into the ultimate queer festival venue.  A Colourful, Camp & Carefree music festival for everyone, Poppin Out will …

Canberra Bushdance gay event

Dust off your akubra for the 2023 Canberra Bushdance

A much-loved annual event since 1984, The Canberra Bushdance is returning for another year.  Held at the Yarralumla Woolshed, the Bushdance has all the ambience of a country soiree despite being located close to Canberra’s CBD. With a live bush band, the dance floor is always full as the MC leads you through all the …

Summer Camp Festival

Summer Camp Festival is bringing the party to Sydney and Melbourne

After launching in 2022, Summer Camp Festival is returning to Naarm/Melbourne and Eora/Sydney this summer.  Summer Camp Festival is an all-inclusive music & arts festival, featuring a stacked line up of musicians, DJ’s and performance artists from Australia & around the world. From nostalgic throwbacks, international pop stars, DJing drag queens & techno rave caves …

PrideFest Pride WA

PrideFest 2023: ‘Be Brave, Be Strong, Be You!’

The full program from PrideFEST 2023 has been released, boasting an action-packed month of activities for Western Australia’s LGBTIQA+ communities and allies. This year, the festival has adopted the theme of “Brave”, and present an aspirational showcase of the LGBTQIA+ community’s bravery, resilience, and determination to fight for equal rights, visibility and respect. “However, our …

Drag Race Down Under queens Gabriella LaBucci, Ivory Glaze and Faux Fur headlining Bay Pride

Drag Race trio headlining first Bay Pride in Wynnum

Three of the stars of RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under are heading to Brisbane’s bayside to headline the first ever Bay Pride next month. The Wynnum Fringe Festival runs from November 15 until December 3. Tickets are on sale for the festival’s big program of arts and culture events across Wynnum and Manly, half an …

KB Pride Festival Goldfields

KB Pride Festival 2023 is bringing Pride to the WA Goldfields

Aiming to increase LGBTQIA+ visibility in the Goldfields, KB (Kalgoorlie-Boulder WA) , Western Pride Festival has a host of Pride events for the local rainbow community and allies.  Launching on October 26 and running until November 5, KB Pride Festival has events for all ages and interests. From a Youth Silent Roller Disco to Drag …

Canberra ready to SpringOUT of winter for ‘PRIDE in the CAPITAL’

SpringOUT is Canberra’s only LGBTQIA+ pride festival – a month-long series of events that celebrate LGBTQIA+ life in Australia’s capital. This year the festival will be ‘Coming Out’ to celebrate community PRIDE. “The COVID pandemic has been a challenge in all our lives and in 2023 we are focussing on community building” SpringOUT President Lynne …

Bay Pride at Wynnum Fringe next month

Bay Pride is a new rainbow celebration on Brisbane’s bayside

Brisbane’s bayside will celebrate its LGBTQIA+ community at the inaugural Bay Pride, part of next month’s Wynnum Fringe Festival. Wynnum Fringe is back from November 15 to December 3, last week unveiling its new program of arts and culture events across Wynnum and Manly, half an hour from Brisbane. Tony Tranter (pictured above with partner …

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