Category Archives: Sydney Mardi Gras

Fair Day: 80,000 people, 200 stalls and the official opening of the MG Season!

Mardi Gras Fair Day, the biggest and best-loved free community event of the season, returns on Sunday 17 February with over 80,000 people expected to come together in Victoria Park in Camperdown for a day filled with live entertainment, over 200 stalls, and food and drink outlets.   2019 will see the all new Doggywood and Sports Village and the official Fair Day After Party extravaganza at the Seymour Centre.

“Fair Day is such a special event for the community,” said Mardi Gras CEO Terese Casu. “It is a loud, proud and welcoming celebration of community spirit and connectedness and a wonderful opportunity for the LGBTQI Community, their friends, families and supporters to come together and enjoy a blissful day of fun, food and festivities.”

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PNAU and Kim Petras performing at Sydney Mardi Gras Party


The first acts have been confirmed in the stellar lineup planned for the Sydney Mardi Gras Party.

One of Australia’s most pioneering and celebrated electronic acts, PNAU have incorporated a mix of house, funk, jungle, and pop into their music over the years, snagging ARIA awards and a U.K. number one album with Elton John along the way. Their 2017 album Changa spawned hits Chameleonand Go Bang, picked up 2017 and 2018 ARIA Awards for Best Dance Release respectively.   Flying in from L.A. exclusively for the special Mardi Gras set, PNAU will perform with a full electronic band set-up with guest vocalist.

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Hush Puppies: The official shoe of Mardi Gras with 50% of profits going to community grants

Iconic footwear brand, Hush Puppies is excited to announce their role a Supporting Partner and Offical Sponsor of Doggywood at Fair Day, for the 2019 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.

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LGBTI COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARDS

Community organisations and activists dedicated to fighting for LGBTI rights and equality were among a diverse mix of people and groups recognised at the Honour Awards, held last night in Sydney.  Over 300 people came together at the Ivy Ballroom to celebrate equality advocates and unsung heroes, whose work have made a difference to the lives of LGBTI people in NSW. Winners were selected from a diverse field of 32 finalists, drawn from 140 nominations.

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