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The dazzling celebration of all things queer brings sparkle to Sydney once more

Gay, lesbian, transgender, queer... actually, every letter of the alphabet is welcome to join the hectic and colourful celebration that draws thousands upon thousands of interstate and international visitors to Sydney. Mardi Gras season is three weeks of dazzling events, out-and-proud behaviour and some of the most smashing parties on the planet. 

For its 2015 edition, Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras has lined up the parties you know and love, along with a roster of screenings, roundtables, community events and celebrity appearances. And there's the tried-and-tested favourites: Fair Day (don't miss the doggie runway show!), Harbour Party, the world-famous nighttime Parade and a massive Party to see things out with a big, glittery bang. Whatever your scene, whatever your level of party stamina, there's bound to be an event – or ten – that appeals.

Mardi Gras 2015 - official events

From Fair Day to the finale in a laneway, it's all here.


Mardi Gras 2015 - parties

These are the big bashes where you can get on the dancefloor and throw your hands in the air like you just don't care.

Mardi Gras 2015 - concerts and live shows

Comedy, cabaret, queer pop and more are on offer this season.

Mardi Gras 2015 - community and social events

Get to know your neighbours as you celebrate living out and proud.

Just want a simple drink with your tribe? Keen for a dance or two at one of our club mainstays? Check out our list of Sydney's best gay party spots. If it's sun and sand you're after, these are the city's best gay beaches.

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Telephone 02 9383 0900

Date 20 Feb 2015-08 Mar 2015

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