Midsumma Festival

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A group of people at the Midsumma Carnival
Photograph: Alexander Legaree

Time Out says

Melbourne's festival of queer culture grows bigger and prouder every year

Drag superstars, cult cabaret artists and gender-bending performance artists take over the city every summer – not to mention the swag of free parties, events and more. 

In the past few years,LGBTQIATIQiA-focused festival has began to come into its own as an international arts festival, pairing a suite of free events and parties with a program of theatre, cabaret, live art and music. It's been more than three decades since the first Midsumma launched, and the festival now attracts talen from all corners of the globe. 

Whether you're queer or an ally, there's an event for everyone at Midsumma, so break out those rainbow threads and get celebrating!


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