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. 

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.

Lifetime Membership

Are you a 78er? 78ers are eligible for Lifetime Membership
of Mardi Gras with no membership fees.
Contact us to find out more.

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.

Our Friends With Benefits

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.



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 the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, who are the traditional owners of the land on which our celebrations are held on. Always was, always will be Aboriginal Land.