Colourful, outrageous and inspiring, the Mardi Gras Parade is an unmissable night-time demonstration of LGBTQI pride. It’s probably the most colorful demonstration in the world, now into its mid-thirities.
Whether you live in Australia or will be visiting during the Mardi Gras Festival season, put this parade and final festival party at the top of your to do list: The Pride Parade is the 3rd of March, and the partying continues through to dawn on the 4th.
What began as a protest march in 1978 is now one of the world’s biggest gay pride events and one of Sydney’s most loved celebrations.
The parade is a night-time spectacular show that stops Sydney, as 9000 people make their way down Oxford and Flinders Streets in a colourful, outrageous demonstration of LGBTQI pride. More than 300,000 spectactors line the Darlinghurst streets to watch the glittering procession of exotic costumes and political slogans.
Grab a spot on the sidelines. Cheer as Dykes on Bikes rev their engines at the front of the parade and copy the dance moves of the Asian marching boys. See gay and lesbian police officers march alongside student pride groups, and Jewish and Arabic gays and lesbians, mix with lifesavers from Bondi Beach!
GLAMSTAND is the best place to watch Sydney’s world famous Mardi Gras Parade in style and comfort.
Located in leafy Centennial Parklands, on the corner of Moore Park Road and Anzac Parade, GLAMSTAND is so much more than just the Parade.
There’s a range of premium view options where you can party the Parade away in a beautiful setting, complete with fine food, glamorous bars, and all the amenities you need for a fun and comfortable Parade experience.
Australia’s first lady of house, the internationally celebrated Kate Monroe, is your host and DJ. Kate leads a fantastic pre-Parade entertainment line-up exclusive to GLAMSTAND.