The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade is an event that captivates the nation and reverberates around the world. Join with 10,000 other fabulous people for a glittering explosion of pride in the heart of Sydney’s gay and lesbian district.
The 38th annual Parade will be held on Saturday, 5th March 2016 with more than 200,000 spectators cheering from the sidelines. The Parade starts at 7:45pm from Whitlam Square, Sydney (corner of Liverpool and Oxford Streets) and ends at Moore Park. The 1.7km route runs from Oxford Street onto Flinders Street down to Moore Park, varying from 2-3 road lanes width some sections being slightly uphill.
The Parade is a platform for LGBTQI individuals, groups and organisations to communicate a message; and non-LGBTQI individuals, groups and organisations to communicate a LGBTQI message.
Fees for 2016 are as follows:
1. Individual ($55)
A single member of the LGBTQI community or group of up to five.
2. A Community Group or Not-for-Profit Organisation ($160)
This includes groups of friends, community members and organisations which are not-for-profit including sporting clubs and support groups.
3. LGBTQI Business or Government ($650)
This includes any LGBTQI business or government organisation.
Each year there are more people who apply to be part of Parade than we have capacity for. We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible to ensure your place in the 2016 Parade.