TasPride Festival: February 2024 (dates to be announced)
Celebrating 30 years of Diversity – come fly your Flag! TasPride has provided a voice and close knit community for LGBTQI Tasmanians and their friends. We’re passionate and dedicated to celebrating, uniting and promoting the Tasmanian Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer community. We do this by providing opportunities for everyone to come together and share our collective pride!
TasPride Parade and Party in the Park: (Hobart): February 2024 (date to be confirmed)
Join TasPride for the 2022 Pride Parade & Party in the Park celebrations! The Pride Parade is the signature event of the TasPride Festival! The Parade starts on the corner of Elizabeth Street and Patrick Street and finishes in Franklin Square for the Party in the Park.
Australian Musical Theatre Festival (Launceston): May 2024** (dates to be confirmed)
The Australian Musical Theatre Festival is an unparalleled opportunity for musical theatre lovers, makers and industry professionals to get together, share, nurture and celebrate this wonderful genre. Held in Launceston, Tasmania, it includes a diverse program with opportunities to teach, collaborate, engage, perform, learn and – of course – enjoy. A non-profit event, the Festival is held annually to benefit Australia’s musical theatre industry.
TasPride Queens Ball (Hobart): Sunday 10 June 2024 (date to be confirmed)
It’s wonderfully camp, beautifully bent and queer as all heck – it’s the Queen Ball 2024. So get out those hot glue guns, glitter and rhinestones because this year’s costume competition is bigger and better than ever! With hosts of national and international acclaim, there will be plenty of entertainment and DJs galore
Kingston Pride Film Festival: June 2024 (dates to be confirmed)
In partnership with the Kingborough council, Art Screen Events (ASE)are excited to be bringing you an extraordinary Film Festival to celebrate Pride Month in June. With award winning films from Australia and around the World, ASE can’t wait to share these extraordinary stories with you.
Artfully Queer Exhibition (Hobart): September 2023 (dates to be confirmed)
As always, interpret, challenge, expand or illustrate as creatively as you like. From drawings and paintings through to fashion, installations, video art and even live performance, Artfully Queers showcases Tasmania’s hottest emerging and practicing artists all under the roof of the iconic Long Gallery at Salamanca Arts Centre.
TasPride Christmas Picnic (South Hobart): December 2023 (date to be confirmed)
Whether this season fills you with childlike glee or drives you to a life of solitary sheep herding, something we can all get behind is the TasPride Christmas Picnic! While we all love a Christmas BBQ, we know our community likes to do things differently, so we’re having a Paella Party!
If your festival or event is not listed above, and you would like to submit for consideration, please send an email to: email@example.com 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: Pride Parade Hobart – courtesy of TasPride
Note: ** festival contains significant LGBTIQ content