We’re going out Friday 30 June!
Alert the group chats, set your alarms and gather the girls, gays and theys because on the last day of Pride Month, Friday 30 June, we’re heading out. It’s time to remind Sydney that Oxford Street and our beloved queer venues are our safe spaces in one of the best ways we know – being fiercely visible, proud and ready for a night out.
Darlo Big Night Out is presented by Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras and Darlinghurst Business Partnership
Reclaim the street
Our beloved Oxford Street and surrounds came alive during Sydney WorldPride, it’s time to remind the city that our safe space is OURS!
Call back community
As a community we make some of our best memories on the dance floor or when we’re out with our chosen families,
Support queer venues
Let’s rally together and head to our favourite venues for a good night and show our support year-round.
Show up for artists and performers
Artists, performers, DJs and musicians give their all to show us a good time – let’s show them what they mean to us.
Darlo Big Night Out Pre-Drinks!
STONEWALL HOTEL | 6PM ONWARDS
Head to Stonewall Hotel from 6pm for the official Darlo Big Night Out Pre-Drinks.
With music from Victoria Anthony, and performances by Shauna Jensen,
Bob Downe and Cindy Pastel – hosted by Felicity Frockaccino.
Orgy of Drag
Stonewall Hotel | 9:30pm
Orgy of Drag is in its 24th year at Stonewall Hotel and is an annual Pride event. $5 Donation on the door to ACON. Hosted by Charisma Belle and Carmen Geddit. Drag Queens from all over Sydney Drag Performers donate their time to perform for this fabulous fundraising event. Auction Prizes, Shows, DJ’s and Drag. This is a fabulous night out. Shows all night long.
Luke Alleva at Claire’s Petit Cabaret
Claire’s Kitchen at le Salon | 6pm
3 courses from our a la carte menu and a fourty minute set $120 p/p. Luke celebrates the quintessential Song & Dance Entertainers that graced us on the Stage and Screen such as Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, Donald O’Connor, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jnr, Grace Kelly, Harry Connick Jnr. With a medley of the most recognisable songs with a Fresh Twist – Mr Bojangles, It Don’t Mean A Thing, Luck Be A Lady and Singin In The Rain …just to name a few. Sit back, relax and enjoy Luke Singing & Tap Dancing for a fun and entertaining evening.
Fruits From Brazil
Kinselas Hotel Middle Bar | 7pm
Celebrating our Brazilian Queer Community in Australia, with DJ’s playing Brazilian Party Anthems on the Last Friday of Every Month.
On Repeat: Mamma Mia! Party
Oxford Art Factory | 11:59pm
Attention all Dancing Queens, Super Troupers, Chiquititas and Fernandos… It’s time to say Thank You for the Music with us at our Mamma Mia! The Musical tribute party!!
Let your mother know that you’re going out because we’ll be partying like it’s Our Last Summer as our Best of Both Worlds DJs play all the best ABBA songs from Mamma Mia + Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! Plus we’ll be spinning all the best show tunes from other musicals & your Disney faves – you’ll be dancing, jiving + having the time of your life!
Keep It Koi
Champainting | 6:45pm
Gather your friends or come solo for the BYO paint-and-sip experience. Friday 30 June we’ll be painting a whole new design – Keep It Koi.
Universal Superclub | 10pm
Sydney’s newest weekly LGBTQI dance event SANCTUARY TONIGHT in the Universal Superclub! We believe our queer spaces are sacred, so we’ve brought together some of the best and most exciting people in the industry to create Sanctuary. Our incredible DJ’s are bringing you vocal heavy-pop to keep you dancing – and some show-stopping DRAG for your nerve!
Entry is $5 – all going to the Bobby Goldsmith Foundation
Music: Victoria Anthony, Greg Boladian and Autone
Show: Motorslvts, Logan The Drag Queen, Stevie G and Whyan
Performances: Aunty Tamara
Host: Tina Bikki
Rainbow Roots: Plant Extravaganza!
Adriatic Cove, 310 Bourke Street | until 6pm
Join us for a dazzling celebration of Rainbow Roots: A Darlo Big Night Out! Plants Extravaganza 🎉 For one night only, immerse yourself in a world of vibrant colors, love, and plant-filled joy! 🌿✨ To honor the spirit of inclusivity, we are thrilled to offer an incredible 20% discount on all plants throughout the evening.
Let’s make this Pride Night a botanical extravaganza to remember! 🌿✨🌈
High Heels EOFY Sale!
High Heels, 292 Crown Street | until 9pm
Come on down to High Heels for our biggest sale of the year! 15% off store wide & online! Check out our amazing Winter fashion and magical shoes of course! See you there!
AussieBoys Calvin Klein Sale
AussieBoys, 128 Oxford Street | until 6pm
Head to AussieBoys to score 25% off all Calvin Klein PRIDE and Winter stock! Exclusions apply.
Fireball Fridays Presents Glamourise
Universal Bar | 10pm
Fireball Fridays are every Friday night in the Universal bar! Join Vybe & Carmen Geddit from 10pm and enjoy great tunes, camp shows & $10 Fireballs all night long!
Furry Fridays 80’s Experience
Oxford Hotel | 6:45pm
Join Harbour City Bears for our weekly Friday gathering on Oxford Street! This week we will be enjoying music from the 80’s, make sure you come in to hear and dance to all your old favourites!
Everyone’s welcome, but members get entry into our raffle and badge draw.
Kweens Of Comedy – Pride
Ginger’s at The Oxford Hotel | 6:45pm
Celebrate Pride with Kweens of Comedy Oxford Street’s biggest comedy show that celebrates all types of comedians and all forms of comedy.
WeLove #409 | By Your Side
The Burdekin | 10pm
WeLove presents B.Y|S // By Your Side in Music.
Main Room: Adam Holt, Bligs (BYS), Heather Mayhem (BYS), Jimmy Galvin (BYS), Josh Young and Sangalli
Food and drinks will be available accompanied by WeLove DJs & friends playing on our favourite Void Sound System!!!
DJs in The Chapel
Kinselas Hotel – The Chapel | 8pm
DJ’s in the Chapel EVERY Friday night from 8pm till late!
Bookshop Darlo Big Night Out Sale
The Bookshop Darlinghurst | until 7pm
June is Pride month internationally and here’s an opportunity to stock up on some of the superb new titles that have been released to coincide with this annual celebration. We seldom offer a discount as large as 20% off retail price but we’re doing it to celebrate the Darlo Big Night Out!
Georgia Mulligan ‘Omissions’ Single Launch
Low302 | 7pm
Join Georgia Mulligan and her band for a special evening to celebrate the release of Omissions, the first taste of more new material to come following on from the raw energy of the 2021 single SingingStripe.
With a diverse style incorporating alt-pop, rock and subtle folk influences, her live performances deliver an experience that invites both connection and introspection.
Featuring very special guests The Whole Wide World and Kiri.
Thanks Tattoo x Darlo Big Night Out
Thanks Tattoo | until 8pm
Thanks Tattoo is proud to support the Darlo Big Night Out in collaboration with the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras and Darlinghurst Business Partnership. As part of the community we will be active from 6pm – 8pm on June 30th and will provide a space for all people to come get tattooed.
Big Night Out at Kryolan
Kryolan Darlinghurst | until 8pm
Come experience Kryolan professional makeup where you can snatch up all of your queen and performer essentials!
Life Drawing Class with male model
Darlinghurst Life Drawing | 6:30pm
Darlinghurst Life Drawing invites you and your friends to join fun life drawing classes. With professional art teachers you can observe and draw naked male or female models with all materials provided. We work with charcoal, graphite pencils and sepia ink on cartridge paper. Teacher to provide direction, drawing skills not required. BYO drinks & nibbles.