Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras

The Sydney Mardi Gras festival is here! There’s loads of events over three weeks to enjoy as we count down to the big parade and party on Saturday March 2.

Here’s our comprehensive guide to everything you need to know, along with photos, news and the hottest Mardi Gras gossip.


Tina Arena for Mardi Gras Party1

Tina Arena for Mardi Gras Party

By Matt Akersten 28th Jan, 2014

SBS2 will show Mardi Gras Parade

SBS2 will show Mardi Gras Parade

By Same Same 28th Jan, 2014

Mardi Gras will choose new crew

Mardi Gras will choose new crew

By Same Same 31st Jul, 2013

Here's an opportunity to shape the future of Sydney's Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.

Mardi Gras is 'gay and lesbian' again119

Mardi Gras is 'gay and lesbian' again

By Matt Akersten 26th May, 2013

In a spirited extraordinary meeting of Mardi Gras members yesterday, the vote was unanimous – reinsert the words "gay and lesbian" back into the Sydney Mardi Gras name.

See Mardi Gras through HM's lens2

See Mardi Gras through HM's lens

By Matt Akersten 15th May, 2013

He's without doubt Sydney's favourite LGBT party photographer – we let him loose on Mardi Gras, and at last the results are revealed.

WATCH: Get set for Mardi Gras 2014!39

WATCH: Get set for Mardi Gras 2014!

By Matt Akersten 9th May, 2013

"There's no place like Sydney. And there's no time like Sydney Mardi Gras."

Mardi Gras Co-Chair steps down13

Mardi Gras Co-Chair steps down

By Same Same 27th Mar, 2013

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Co-Chair Peter Urmson has announced he will step down after "a great three years which I'm very proud of."

Mardi Gras Awards: 110

Mardi Gras Awards: "We couldn't have done it without you"

By Same Same 26th Mar, 2013

Dozens of community-minded people key to the busy Mardi Gras season were presented with awards last night in a special thank you event.

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"I didn't deserve to be treated that way"

By Matt Akersten 6th Mar, 2013

18-year-old Jamie Jackson says he's "still in shock" after a violent encounter with a police officer on Oxford Street after the Mardi Gras Parade on Saturday night.

Police will investigate Mardi Gras bashing claims27

Police will investigate Mardi Gras bashing claims

By Matt Akersten 6th Mar, 2013

NSW Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Murdoch says a full internal investigation will be launched into two separate incidents that took place on Oxford Street in the hours after Mardi Gras on Saturday.

Bashed at Mardi Gras: Police assault claims134

Bashed at Mardi Gras: Police assault claims

By Serkan Ozturk 5th Mar, 2013

Disturbing video has emerged of an incident on Oxford Street shortly after this year's Sydney Mardi Gras Parade ended.

Mardi Gras shone bright with rainbow light13

Mardi Gras shone bright with rainbow light

By Matt Akersten 4th Mar, 2013

It rained the night before and the night after, but on Sydney's massive Mardi Gras night, only glitter rained down on parade and party punters.

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Correz Correz said on Wed 5th Mar, 2014
"We saw dogs both outside and inside the Ivy Wonderland pa..."
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yogi yogi said on Wed 29th Jan, 2014
"Love love love Tina Arena, the best vocal to ever come ou..."
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pete1000 pete1000 said on Sun 2nd Jun, 2013
"and darl i can go to the local rspca (or for that matter ..."
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Mellovesphotography Mellovesphotography said on Wed 15th May, 2013
"This would be so cool. i want to be a photographer when i..."
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pete1000 pete1000 said on Sun 12th May, 2013
"Oh forgot the sniffer dogs Woof woof Didn't you include..."