Sydney Mardi Gras Worthwhile?

Old Mar 28th, 2023, 10:18 AM
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Sydney Mardi Gras Worthwhile?

I know perhaps not the best venue to ask this and yes I know many will say, “it is mostly ‘a Gay thing” but figure it cannot hurt.

have been to Sydney for the New Years Eve celebrations and enjoyed those

if I travel I would do something or things besides Sydney and right now can easily fly back and forth on miles

Any comments pos or negative will be appreciated and thanks in advance
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Old Mar 28th, 2023, 03:33 PM
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Can't comment on the Mardi Gras (have never been in Sydney for it) but the Sydney Vivid Festival was brilliant when we saw it a few years ago.
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Old Mar 28th, 2023, 05:57 PM
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It's a great time to be in Sydney, Dukey. The March/Parade is great fun and popular across all sectors of the community - and there is also a range of other theatre & festival events for the February- March period.

I'll find a link & post it for you later. But you could also probably just google "Sydney Mardi Gras" and "Festival of Sydney" (which runs January - part of February). By the way - much more active forum on Trip Advisor - Australia and Sydney.

If you do decide to come, book your accommodation well in advance. Lots of people come before and /or stay on afterwards, so it can be a busy time in the CBD and inner suburbs.

Here's a map of Sydney to jog your memory on areas. Sydney map:
https://goo.gl/maps/PFmeA45BAKXruh4F8

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Old Mar 28th, 2023, 06:43 PM
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Thanks for these comments and particular thanks to you, Bokhara2
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Its a fab celebration and lots of people from all walks of life attend.This year was particulary fab as it was the World festival..
We have friends who attend .
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