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Sydney WorldPride 2023

17 February – 5 March 2023

The world’s largest LGBTQIA+ event

There’s something for everyone as Sydney hosts the largest global celebration of pride and diversity. Incorporating Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras 2023.

Sydney WorldPride

Upcoming events

Chili Philly’s Crochet Social 2023

Chili Philly’s Crochet Social 2023

Chili Philly, brings Object Space to life 24/7 school dance social-style.
Tomorrow
Feel Like A Queen With Courtney Act

Feel Like A Queen With Courtney Act

Transport yourself to Sydney’s Oxford Street and immerse yourself in a world of fabulous fun!
Tomorrow
Luke Hardy | The Waking Dream

Luke Hardy | The Waking Dream

Have you ever awoken from a vivid dream and tried hopelessly to recollect it?
Tomorrow
The Renaming of the Iconic Queen Victoria Building

The Renaming of the Iconic Queen Victoria Building

On the 7th of February, the QVB will be renaming itself after 5 iconic Queens of the LGBTQIA+ community for WorldPride.
Tomorrow
Unravelling Queerly

Unravelling Queerly

Focusing on artists who use textile and fibrecraft to express their unique voice and unpick complex subject matter.
Tomorrow
The Party

The Party

UNSW Galleries and Sydney WorldPride present THE PARTY
8 Feb 2023
French Letters and Leather Cleaner

French Letters and Leather Cleaner

A comedy by Laurent Auclair on the commodification of queer spaces
10 Feb 2023
Love is Love High Tea at Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

Love is Love High Tea at Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney & Mode Kitchen & Bar is excited to bring you, Love is Love themed High Tea
10 Feb 2023

The Domain

Live and Proud: Sydney WorldPride Opening Concert

With special guests Kylie Minogue, Charli XCX and Jessica Mauboy.

Sydney WorldPride

Nightlife

Blessed Union

Blessed Union

The lesbian divorce comedy you didn't know you needed.
11 Feb 2023
Bottoms Up! Drag Bottomless Brunch @ East Sydney Hotel

Bottoms Up! Drag Bottomless Brunch @ East Sydney Hotel

Drag Legend Polly Petrie will be joining us on 11th of Feb for a not to be missed Drag Bottomless Lunch... Bottoms Up!
11 Feb 2023
Powerhouse Late: Absolutely Queer

Powerhouse Late: Absolutely Queer

This Powerhouse Late celebrates the LGBTQIA+ artists in the Absolutely Queer exhibition and their communities
16 Feb 2023
Fleurs de Villes PRIDE Floral Discos

Fleurs de Villes PRIDE Floral Discos

Join Fleurs de Villes PRIDE up late for fabulous Floral Discos!
17 Feb 2023
Funky Friday: WorldPride Edition

Funky Friday: WorldPride Edition

Get into the groove, Fridays during Sydney WorldPride
17 Feb 2023
Obsessed Boylesque - Sydney WorldPride 2023

Obsessed Boylesque - Sydney WorldPride 2023

The boys are back, bringing brash brilliance to the stage, presented as part of Sydney WorldPride Pride Amplified
17 Feb 2023
Sydney World Pride With Applejack

Sydney World Pride With Applejack

Lead with love as you celebrate Sydney WorldPride 2023 with a series of show stopping events across Applejack
17 Feb 2023

Tuesday 28 February from 6pm to 7pm

Reflections of HIV in Modern Australia

Take a closer look at Australia’s history of dealing with HIV and its representations in media and literature over the decades.

Sydney WorldPride

Talks, courses & workshops

The Party

The Party

UNSW Galleries and Sydney WorldPride present THE PARTY
8 Feb 2023
Booze & Brushes

Booze & Brushes

A sip and paint like no other
16 Feb 2023
Macon Reed: Eulogy for the Dyke Bar

Macon Reed: Eulogy for the Dyke Bar

UNSW Galleries, the National Art School and Sydney WorldPride present Eulogy for the Dyke Bar by artist Macon Reed
17 Feb 2023
Authors at the pub

Authors at the pub

Four queer authors have tall tales to share as part of Sydney WorldPride Pride Amplified
18 Feb 2023
Liberate! In conversation with photographers

Liberate! In conversation with photographers

Meet the First Nations, LGBTIQA+ photographers and creatives in the exhibition Liberate!
18 Feb 2023
skull emoji | EnQueer x SWP Series

skull emoji | EnQueer x SWP Series

A diverse panel of young writers explore the nihilistic sensibilities of Gen Z in queer young adult writing
19 Feb 2023
The Queer is not for Sale | EnQueer x SWP Series

The Queer is not for Sale | EnQueer x SWP Series

A panel discussion with queer writers of literary memoir and self-exploratory poetry.
19 Feb 2023
Artist Muse Lover Hunter

Artist Muse Lover Hunter

Paintings by Martin Davies for Pride Amplified, part of the Sydney WorldPride festival
22 Feb 2023

Saturday 25 February

Mardi Gras Parade

As the biggest event of the Sydney WorldPride festival, all eyes will be on our 12,500 marchers as 200+ floats adorn Oxford Street for the first time since 2020.

What's on

Art & exhibitions

Chili Philly’s Crochet Social 2023

Chili Philly’s Crochet Social 2023

Chili Philly, brings Object Space to life 24/7 school dance social-style.
Tomorrow
Feel Like A Queen With Courtney Act

Feel Like A Queen With Courtney Act

Transport yourself to Sydney’s Oxford Street and immerse yourself in a world of fabulous fun!
Tomorrow
Luke Hardy | The Waking Dream

Luke Hardy | The Waking Dream

Have you ever awoken from a vivid dream and tried hopelessly to recollect it?
Tomorrow
Unravelling Queerly

Unravelling Queerly

Focusing on artists who use textile and fibrecraft to express their unique voice and unpick complex subject matter.
Tomorrow
The Party

The Party

UNSW Galleries and Sydney WorldPride present THE PARTY
8 Feb 2023
The Air Is Electric: David McDiarmid in America

The Air Is Electric: David McDiarmid in America

Never-before seen photographs from one of Australia’s most significant artists.
10 Feb 2023
Daniel McDonald – Nexus

Daniel McDonald – Nexus

Bold new work from First Nations artist shines at Flinders Street Gallery
15 Feb 2023

Customs House

Liberate!

Experience LGBTIQA+ Sydney, from fighting for our lives, to defiantly queer Mardi Gras.