Become a member

Let’s shape the future of Mardi Gras together

Join the Mardi Gras family

Our members drive the future of Mardi Gras and play a vital role in ensuring we thrive as a sustainable organisation and continue to empower the entire LGBTQI+ community.

A Mardi Gras member is someone who wants to have an impact on our community and support us as we strive for equality. We’re always looking for new members, for people who want to have their voices heard and be represented.

A year’s membership to Mardi Gras costs $50, or $40 concession.

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Why join us?

Shape the future of Mardi Gras

Like our pioneering 78ers who kick-started a wave of change, Mardi Gras members get to take an active role in shaping our future.

We are accountable to our members and our members get to have a say in how we are governed by putting forward and voting on motions at our AGM.

Exclusive access to tickets

Members are the first to access tickets when our biggest events go on sale. You’ll get access to a lot of exclusive events and parties including:

• Early release tickets and discounts to all of our big events

• Invites to our VIP parties, including our annual launch

• Exclusive VIP offers and discounts from our event partners

Make a positive impact

By far the biggest benefit of being a Mardi Gras member is that you get to be a part of history.

You get to take an active role in contributing to our legacy and to help us push for a better future for our community. 

Discounts and freebies

A Mardi Gras membership card gets you access to discounts and freebies with a huge range of businesses. Updated list available soon.

Be a part of the Future of Mardi Gras.

If you want a Mardi Gras that has a sustainable future, that remains inclusive and represents you – be heard and become a member today. This is your opportunity to join a lively organisation of passionate people creating one of the world’s best LGBTQIA+ festivals.

A year’s membership to Mardi Gras costs $50, or $40 concession.  You can choose to renew year-on-year, or sign up for a recurring membership.

Lifetime Membership

Are you a 78er? 78ersare eligible for Lifetime Membership of Mardi Gras with no membership fees. Email 78ers@mardigrasarts.org.au to find out more.

Any questions? If you have queries about Mardi Gras Membership, email us at membership@mardigrasarts.org.au.

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Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we celebrate and work.

We pay our respects to Elders past and present and recognise the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities.

Always was, always will be Aboriginal Land.

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Acknowledgement of country

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras acknowledges that our events take place on Aboriginal land. We acknowledge the Gadigal, Cammeraygal, Bidigal, Darug and Dharawal people who are the Traditional Custodians of the Sydney Basin.

We pay our Respects to their Elders past and present. Always was Always will be Aboriginal Land.