New South Wales

APN Sydney Harbour Bridge ABC NewsSydney Festival
6 – 28 January 2018**

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras 
16 February – 4 March 2018

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Fair Day
18 February 2018

Queer Screen – Mardi Gras Film Festival 
15 February – 1 March 2018

Bear Essentials (Sydney)
23 February – 4 March 2018

Rainbow on the Plains (Hay)
3 – 4 March 2018

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade (40th Anniversary)
Saturday 3 March 2018

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Party
Saturday 3 March 2018

Tropical Fruits Easter Party (Lismore)
Saturday 31 March 2018 (date to be confirmed)

Health in Difference Conference
11 – 13 April 2018

Sydney Comedy Festival
23 April – 20 May 2018**

Sydney Candlelight Memorial
Sunday 21 May 2018 (date to be confirmed)

May 2018 (date to be confirmed)

Sydney Film Festival
6 -17 June 2018**

Sydney Pride Festival 
June 2018 (dates to be confirmed)

Tropical Fruits Queen’s Birthday Party (Lismore)
Saturday 10 June 2018 (date to be confirmed)

Aurora Ball 2018 (Sydney)
June 2018 (date to be confirmed)

Lismore Lantern Parade (Northern NSW)
Saturday 23 June 2018** (date to be confirmed)

Sydney Fringe Festival
September 2018** (dates to be confirmed)

Broken Heel Festival (Broken Hill)
7 – 9 September 2018

Tropical Fruits Fruitopia Fairday (Lismore)
September 2018 (date to be confirmed)

Queer Screen Film Fest (Sydney)
September 2018 (dates to be confirmed)

Pokolbin Pride (Hunter Valley)
October 2018 (dates to be confirmed)

Parramatta Pride Picnic
October 2018 (date to be confirmed)

Tropical Fruits New Year’s Eve Festival (Lismore)
29 December 2017 – 2 January 2018

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: Sydney Harbour Bridge

Note: ** festival contains significant LGBTIQ content