Western Australia

Pride WA Parade

Fringe World: 15 January – 14 February 2021**
Fringe World is one of the fastest growing events in the Southern Hemisphere and the largest annual event in Western Australia. The 2019 Festival played host to more than 670 shows to choose from – offering everything from theatre, comedy, caberet, circus and more at over 160 venues all over Perth and regional WA.

Perth Festival: 5 – 28 February 2021**
Perth Festival has been disrupting and celebrating Perth and Western Australia for over 65 years. It is Australia’s premier curated multi-arts festival and one of the greatest in the world, known for commissioning major new works, celebrating the unique qualities of Perth and engaging diverse audiences.

Broome Mardi Gras Festival: February 2021 (dates to be confirmed)
Broome Pride was created to encourage and produce community events that promote social inclusion for all LGBT+ as well as their family and friends in the Kimberley and surrounding Region.

Loud ‘n’ Proud Day (Busselton): February 2021 (date to be confirmed)
To celebrate the start of Busselton Pride month, BPA are holding a Sydney Mardi Gras watch party at the Dunsborough Tavern, followed by a Top 50 gay anthems karaoke party with DJ Emma. This is a free, family friendly and LGBTIQA+ inclusive event. Book a table to eat, drink, be merry and meet new friends.

Busselton Rainbow Dog Walk: March 2021 (date to be confirmed)
From the smallest puppers to the largest woofers, bring your doggos and join BPA for a 2km or 5km group walk along the stunning Busselton foreshore path and a fun morning with entertainment, stalls, and prizes for the cleverest and best dressed rainbow dogs.

Busselton Pride: March 2021 (date to be confirmed)
Join Busselton Pride to celebrate the LGBT+ community of the south west and to officially mark the start the Busselton Pride festival 2020.

Busselton Pride Pop-up Pride Weekend: 23 – 24 October 2020
With Busselton Pride postponed due to the COVID pandemic earlier this year,  the organisation plans to host several smaller events for the remainder of the year including Drag Bingo, Pride Breakfast, Pride Hockey Cup and a Masquerade Party.

PrideFEST: 14 – 29 November 2020
PrideFEST is Western Australia’s ultimate celebration of all things queer – and a state wide celebration of the LGBTQI+ community: our history, our presence and our future. Pride WA encourages the LGBTQI+ community and the broader WA community to come out in force and show its support for the groups, performers, community and its events during PrideFEST 2020. Despite these turbulent times, our community can still show its Pride!

Perth Pride Fairday: November 2020 – Cancelled!
A fun and friendly day outdoors for all the family. Fairday boasts a variety of market stalls, food and drinks on the green with entertainment from some of the best performers within Western Australia’s LGBTQI+ community.

Albany Pride: November / December 2020 (dates to be confirmed)
We are a local volunteer group offering networking and support for people in the Great Southern region of Western Australia, who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, genderqueer, same sex attracted, questioning (just not sure), their families and friends, young and old, locals and visitors… and everyone in between!

Perth Pride Parade: Saturday 28 November 2020 – Cancelled
The Perth Pride Parade is the flagship event on the PrideFEST calendar. The largest parade in Western Australia, the Perth Pride Parade sees the LGBTQI+ community take to the streets of Northbridge to celebrate diversity in all forms, queer culture and the artistic creations of the community. Whether you’re a participant or spectator, the Pride Parade is guaranteed to bring thousands to the streets in a rainbow sea of colour, celebration and happiness.

If your festival or event is not listed above, and you would like to submit for consideration, please send an email to: reception@australianpridenetwork.com.au 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 WA Parade

Note: ** festival contains significant LGBTIQ content