READY TO PARTY?
From the shores of Bondi Beach to the rooftop oasis in the middle of the CBD –
the 2024 Festival is packed with parties to celebrate, create safe spaces and come
together as a global LGBTQIA+ community.
BONDI BEACH PARTY
The beach is back. Join 15,000 people for the biggest party of the 2024 Festival – we return to the iconic shores for Bondi Beach Party – Sydney Mardi Gras edition.
Everything you know and love about the Festival-favourite is making a comeback – with a few surprises for our signature Sydney Mardi Gras twist. The sun and the sand will be home to renowned international DJs and performers as the sun sets on the picturesque global landmark.Buy tickets
MARDI GRAS PARTY
Prepare to be devoured by debauchery at Mardi Gras Party as the adult playground of pleasure and performance comes to life at the biggest overnight LGBTQIA+ party in Australasia.
10 hours. 10,000 people. 6 venues. 50+ artists. For decades the dancefloors of Mardi Gras Party have taken the world into its hypnotic grip with renowned performers joining acclaimed international and interstate DJs – showcasing the epitome of LGBTQIA+ celebration down under.
Spanning six venues, cruise through immersive spaces filled with the historic and cutting-edge sounds of house, techno, pop, electronica, nu-disco, club and R’n’B.Buy tickets
Witness the National Art School, come alive for Ultra Violet – Sydney Mardi Gras edition. Welcome to a wondrous world designed by and for LGBTQIA+ women. Live acts, DJs and performers will transform the space across two stages for day-to-night party.
Esteemed Curators Sveta Gilerman and Jess Hill return to take you on a journey of exhilaration and splendour.Buy tickets
Kick-ons are sorted. Get ready for the big finish at Laneway!
From a few milk crates on Hill Street to the renowned Festival finisher – Laneway is the ultimate way to end your Sydney Mardi Gras celebrations. Taking over community favourite The Beresford from top to bottom, and spilling out onto Hill Street, don’t miss the glittering gutter street party vibes at Laneway.Buy tickets
HOT TRANS SUMMER
Our future is trans
Curated for trans and gender diverse people, by trans and gender diverse people, and featuring an all trans and gender diverse line up – soak up the Sydney summer sun this hot trans summer!
Set sail on Hot Trans Summer – the latest addition to the Sydney Mardi Gras calendar is a total trans takeover of luxury venue Glass Island.
You’re invited to soak up the Sydney summer sun on the multi-level, safe and affirming floating oasis. This cisn’t an exclusive affair. Trans fam, bring your best Judy’s but they better be ready for the totally trans experience!Buy tickets
KAFTANA POOL PARTY
Frock up for our future
Can’t get enough camp? Kaftana Pool Party, arguably the most fabulous event of the Festival, will transform into the ultimate field of fab frocks and locks. Drag artists, cabaret performers and divine DJs will run rampant as the palm trees sway and the cabana cocktails flow. It’s time to pop the bubbly when you get the call, gather the gaggle for the prestigeous best dressed awards.Buy tickets
PARADISO POOL PARTY
Our future is a paradiso
Kick on the Bondi vibes and soak up the summer sun at Paradiso Pool Party. The global gathering sees international, interstate and locals meet at the Sydney-favourite ivy Pool Bar. Grab a a cocktail by the cabana as DJs from across the country welcome in week two of the Festival.Buy tickets