Tickets go on sale for Brisbane’s 61st annual Queens Ball

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Image: courtesy of Brisbane Pride

Tickets have gone on sale for the 61st annual Queens Ball, the local LGBTIQ community’s night of nights, in Brisbane this June.

The Queens Ball is the longest-running continuous LGBTIQ event in the world.

On June 25, the glitzy gala event will return for its 61st year, returning to the Brisbane City Hall with this year’s theme “Masquerade”.

“We’re excited to continue the tradition of hosting the longest running Queer event in the world,” Brisbane Pride President Bec Johnson said.

“Join us as we celebrate with a delectable two-course meal, four-hour beverage package, stellar entertainment and awards for outstanding achievements in the LGBTIQ+ community.”

Nominations open for 2022 Queens Ball Awards

Last week, Brisbane Pride opened nominations for the 2022 Queens Ball Awards.

The annual awards are to “recognise both the wonderful work and the visibility of LGBTIQ+ individuals and groups within our community.”

“From the tip of Queensland to the beautiful Tweed, we have so many active LGBTIQ+ community members supporting meaningful efforts to address our needs and experiences,” Brisbane Pride explained.

“We invite you to nominate the legends that work across spaces, networks and services to advance LGBTIQ+ priorities and needs.”

Nominations are now open online for all of the awards in 2022:

Community Social Group Of The Year
Community Support Group Of The Year
Community Sporting Group Of The Year
Activist Of The Year
Ally Of The Year
Volunteer Of The Year
First Nations Leadership and Engagement Award
Young Achievement Award
Artist Of The Year
Performer Of The Year
DJ Of The Year
Drag Performer Of The Year
Event Of The Year
Venue Of The Year

The Queens Ball is on June 25 at Brisbane City Hall from 6:30pm. To book tickets and find out more, visit the Brisbane Pride website here.

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