Join the Mardi Gras family!

Join the Mardi Gras Family!

Unlock a world of exclusive perks, have your say on the future of the organisation and become a Mardi Gras Member today.

Secure a one-year membership for only $50 AUD. Whether you’re an Australian or an International resident, this membership is available to you at the same affordable price. For those eligible for a concession, we offer a discounted membership fee of just $40 AUD. 

Why join us?

We’ve got Friends With Benefits

We’ve been busy with over 30 Friends With Benefits! Restaurants, bars, experiences and shops where you can flash you Mardi Gras Membership to unlock deals year-round. Meet our Friends With Benefits below.

Shape the future of the organisation

As a Mardi Gras Member, you’ll have the power to raise and vote on items at our Annual General Meeting – meaning you’re actively contributing to the organisation’s future.

Exclusive Mardi Gras ticket perks

Mardi Gras Members get exclusive ticket perks for our events, including Member-only prices and pre-sale access.

Get invited to Mardi Gras milestone events

Our Members are among the first to recieve invitations to our media calls and milestone events such as our 45th anniversary.

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 – make your voice heard and become a member today. This is your opportunity to join a dynamic 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? 78ers are eligible for Lifetime Membership of Mardi Gras with no membership fees. Email to find out more.

Any questions? If you have queries about Mardi Gras Membership, email us at

Friends with benefits

We’ve got friends in all the right places. From nightclubs to nutrition, yoga, shopping, coffee and more. Mardi Gras Members have access to exclusive perks from over 30 Friends With Benefits. Meet them below.

Abercrombie Hotel

Bank Hotel

Bernie’s Bar Newcastle

Club 77

Darlo Bar

Kings Cross Hotel

Milpa Collective

Stonewall Hotel

The Courthouse Hotel

The Oxford Hotel

Universal Hotel


ASN Darlinghurst

Bar Positano

Daly Male

GALI Swimwear


Sock Drawer Heroes

The Bookshop Darlinghurst

Bikram Yoga Darlinghurst


Inner West Roller Derby League

Ortho Boutique

Sydney Beach Tennis School

Belvoir St Theatre

Bridgeclimb Sydney


Turtle Cove Beach Resort


Want to join the party?

We’re always on the lookout for more Friends With Benefits, contact us here.