ChillOut Festival Parade photo by Philip BuchananLGBTIQ festivals and events provide the community to celebrate and reflect on gay and lesbian life. Across Australia, a diverse selection of festivals and events take place throughout the year. Events are listed by State / Territory in chronological order – confirmed dates will be updated – once known!

Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

Northern Territory


South Australia



Western Australia

If your festival or event is not listed above, and you would like to submit for consideration, please send an email to: Your festival or event must be not-for-profit and primarily coordinated by those who identify as LGBTIQ. (Events organised by individuals or commercial entities will not be considered)

Image: ChillOut Festival (Daylesford) – photo by Philip Buchanan