Expressions of Interest for the 2014 Festival have now closed.

Late applications may be accepted at the discretion of the Festival team, please email if you wish to submit an Expression of Interest to participate in the 2014 Festival.


Expressions of Interest kit is here!

The Expressions of Interest kit includes all the information you need to put together your proposal for entering the 2014 Parade. Expressions of Interest for the 2014 Parade will open Monday November 4th and close Friday January 10th 2014 with applications closing Friday January 17th 2014.

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Stall holder applications for the 2014 Fair Day will open soon. Stay tuned to the website, sign up to our newsletter and keep an eye on our social media channels for the latest information.

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Planning for the 2014 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras season is well under way.

Start to plan your trip, book your annual leave and mark your diaries.  Below are the major highlights you’ll be sure not to miss!

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Launch – Friday, 7 February

Details coming soon…

Fair Day – Sunday, 9 February

The biggest community event of the season takes over Sydney’s Victoria Park for a giant sun-scaped picnic, entertainment and rides for all ages

Harbour Party – Saturday, 22 February

Set in the lush Royal Botanic Gardens of Sydney’s iconic harbour, dance day into night to the sights and sounds of world-class DJ’s and performers

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade  – Saturday, 1 March

The Mardi Gras centrepiece and overall best loved Sydney event, a glittering procession of more than 9,000 people, outrageous floats, lavish costumes, stunning designs and dancing

Mardi Gras Party – Saturday, 1 March

Simply the largest gay and lesbian party in the Southern Hemisphere, immerse yourself in a rich choice of state-of-the-art venues with heart-pumping music and exclusive performances

The Laneway – Sunday, 2 March

Taking over two of Sydney’s hippest pubs and the connecting laneway, this official closing party hosts drop-in DJ’s, pop-up performances and star moments spread amongst 5 different party spaces