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Sydney sparkles for Pride

Join the celebrations with events, nights out and performances from LGBTIQA+ communities 

Sydney's Pride Month brings a celebration around this year’s theme of Compassion and Courage from June 1 to June 30. Whether you're looking to enjoy queer performances, support local businesses or get involved in community events, there’s something for everyone. Here’s a round-up of our picks all things Pride.

Qtopia has a whole month of performances slated for Pride Month in June including 'Annie Boyle: Annie Are You Ok?' a one-woman show about grief, self-discovery, a cow named Madonna and Delta Goodrem. Image: Courtesy of Qtopia, 2024.

Qtopia Sydney Pride Fest

An entire month of dazzling performances and moving stories. Pride Fest features cabaret, drag, theatre, insights on queer activism and more. Local and interstate artists come together to celebrate not only LGBTQIA+ stories, but the storytellers themselves, including The Mini Marilyn for all the cabaret aficionados, theatre-goers who love a big dance number or shyer toe-tapping audiences.

27 - 30 June, 6:30pm-8pm Taylor Square, Darlinghurst Tickets: from $35. See the full program.

Pride Shopping Day

Enjoy special discounts at participating businesses when you mention ‘Pride’. Expect a festive atmosphere with extra stalls, rainbow decorations and a sense of community. Support local businesses and celebrate Pride with a bit of retail therapy.

22 June Darlinghurst and Surry Hills

Take a walking tours with Darlinghurst's favourite Mama throughout the month of June.

Discover Oxford Street walking tour with Wonder Mama

Join Wonder Mama, Sydney’s Super-Hero Drag Queen, on her 5 Star Rated, 2 hour experience in the heart of LGBTIQA+ down the iconic Oxford Street strip in Darlinghurst.

1 June - 2 July Oxford Street, Darlinghurst Book tour tickets from $65.

Riot 69 dance party will be hosted at Oxford Street's Stonewall on Saturday night on June 29.

Stonewall presents Pride Social

The iconic Sydney queer space, Stonewall Hotel, will host a variety of fun events. Don’t miss spinning the Pride Wheel during Happy Hour on Mondays, Tuesdays and Saturdays for a chance to win fantastic prizes. Pick a Purse with Felicity on Fridays from 7pm to 9pm, with exciting prizes from local businesses (think raffle meat trays - only more rainbow). They're also host a Riot 69 Dance party on June 29 to celebrate the history of the Stonewall riots.

See full program of Stonewall events and more.

Personal politics courtesy of Qtopia

Personal politics: 50 years of queer activism in Australia

Join the conversation between some of the leading historians of gender and sexuality in Australia about what we can learn by critically examining the history of LGBTIQ+ activism in Australia. This talk brings together the voices and campaigns of a diverse set of activists who employed ideas about gender and sexuality to remake modern Australia.

22 June, 2pm-4pm Taylor Square, Darlinghurst Book tickets

Sydney Film Festival

A celebration of local and international cinema releases with plenty of queer titles in the mix like 'Woman of' from filmmakers Michał Englert and Małgorzata Szumowska; this Venice Golden Lion nominee is a visually arresting epic about a woman transitioning in contemporary Poland, to 'Unicorns' directed by Sally El Hosaini and James Krishna Floyd, a queer romance set in the Gaysian scene of London.

5-16 June Various locations, Sydney Book tickets.