Short+Sweet Queer
Mar
7
Mar 8

Short+Sweet Queer

  • The Depot Theatre

Short+Sweet, the world’s biggest short play festival is turning 16 and we’re celebrating in style. 

The DILF Party feat. DJ Paulo
Mar
5
Mar 6

The DILF Party feat. DJ Paulo

  • Midnight Shift

Join us for our infamous DILF party headlined by DJ PAULO (USA). With over 100k followers, we're delivering a super hot party on the Sunday night of the Mardi Gras Weekend.

PAPA PARTY
Mar
5
3:00 pm15:00

PAPA PARTY

  • ARQ Sydney

Papa Party returns to Sydney for the Mardi Gras Festival 2017 after there sold out world tours. Only this time it's moving to a bigger and better venue - ARQ Sydney.

Matinee - The Main Event
Mar
5
2:55 pm14:55

Matinee - The Main Event

  • Home Nightclub

International super-brand MATINEE is thrilled to return for Mardi Gras. After our spectacular debut last year at mega-club Home, things will be bigger and better than ever.

Apollo The Party
Mar
5
2:00 pm14:00

Apollo The Party

  • Metro Theatre

It’s time to get your gay on as we finish the fabulous weekend by putting the F back into fun at Apollo The Party. Put your jetpacks on, pack your dancing shoes and get ready to trip the light fantastic as we rocket through an electric, super-charged day of silliness and fun. It’s a world-class event like no other!

Daywash: Uniform Salute
Mar
5
12:00 pm12:00

Daywash: Uniform Salute

  • Chinese Laundry

This Mardi Gras season, as men in uniform flock to our shores, Daywash beckons you to pay them the greatest ‘homo-age’ by getting down and dirty and Daywash Military Salute sporting all manner of military attire.

2017 Mardi Gras PARTY!
Mar
4
Mar 5

2017 Mardi Gras PARTY!

  • Hordern, RHI and Max Watts

The big one! Here's the LGBTQI party of the year, with more than 12,000 partygoers from all over the globe. Together we join as one, celebrate our stories and share magical moments.

 

SWAGGER Mardi Gras Edition
Mar
4
Mar 5

SWAGGER Mardi Gras Edition

  • Slide

Join us for a very special edition of SWAGGER - Australia's only Gay RnB & Hip Hop Club on the very same night as the Mardi Gras Parade 2017.

Klub Koori
Mar
4
8:00 pm20:00

Klub Koori

  • Bar Cleveland

Klub Koori is a vibrant showcase of unique Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander live performance in a one-of-a-kind community atmosphere.

Parade Sideshow
Mar
4
7:00 pm19:00

Parade Sideshow

  • Flinders St Darlinghurst NSW 2010

Are you out for a good time? Roll up, roll up, the most fabulous show on Earth is about to begin. The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade is rolling into town!

Madonna Tribute Party
Mar
3
Mar 4

Madonna Tribute Party

  • The Imperial Hotel (nightclub downstairs)

On Mardi Gras Eve, March 3rd, Material Girls will Get Together and dance to Non-Stop Madonna Music All Night Long with DJ Ray Isaac.

Melinda Does Doris: A Tribute to Doris Day
Mar
3
8:00 pm20:00

Melinda Does Doris: A Tribute to Doris Day

  • Paddington Town Hall

After forging a dazzling country music career that has won her 6 Golden Guitars, and stunning audiences on Dancing with the Stars, Australian singer/songwriter, Melinda Schneider steps back in time to pay homage to one of her musical heroes, Doris Day for one special show.

Sharon Needles LIVE at the Hunty Party
Mar
3
Mar 4

Sharon Needles LIVE at the Hunty Party

  • Midnight Shift

We’re kicking off Mardi Gras 2017 in style this year as we welcome winner of Ru Paul’s Drag Race Sharon Needles who will be hosting and performing LIVE at HUNTY.

Bar Kylie
Mar
2
Mar 3

Bar Kylie

  • Slide

Since its inception in 2014, Bar Kylie has become a national icon of the Australian Gay scene, touring nationally and spreading its own special brand of glitter and camp to the nation.

Diamonds are for Trevor
Mar
2
8:00 pm20:00

Diamonds are for Trevor

  • Sydney Opera House Concert Hall

Celebrating Shirley Bassey’s 80th birthday, the irrepressible Trevor Ashley will bring back his acclaimed two-act show for one Gala evening in the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall on Thursday, March 2.

In Difference
Mar
2
Mar 4

In Difference

  • Riverside Parramatta

Acclaimed dance artist Craig Bary's IN DIFFERENCE confronts the politically-charged marriage equality debate through tenderness and empathy. Using a delicate blend of breathtaking choreography and intricate narrative, the work travels through the heartaches and triumphs that are intrinsic in the human pursuit for connection.