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Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

Celebrate LGBTQIA culture in Sydney

Emma Joyce
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Emma Joyce

The annual celebration of LGBTQIA pride in Sydney extends beyond the parade to comedy nights, theatre shows, gallery exhibitions and parties. See our top picks from the official Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, plus guides to Sydney's gay beaches, party spots and speed dating nights.

Find the most LGBTQIA-friendly places in Sydney

Mardi Gras events in Sydney

Mardi Gras events in Sydney

We’ve picked out some highlights from the official festival as well as a few more events that champion LBGTQIA culture.

The best gay beaches in Sydney

The best gay beaches in Sydney

Whether you're looking to meet a new friend or just want to hang with likeminded people, these are the beaches to go to. 

Koori Gras

Koori Gras

"Of all of the events on the Mardi Gras calendar, Koori Gras is my number one pick."

Upcoming events in Sydney

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