Sydney Mardi Gras is the larger-than-life celebration of LGBTQ+ identity and community down under. It’s a unique mix of protest, Pride march, and tip of the hat to heroes of Australia’s past, all rolled up into an outstanding queer libertine celebration in a world-class city. With the 2023 parade a mere 6 months away, you need to finalize your travel plans now! To remind you what you would be missing, we look back:
The 2020 Sydney Mardi Gras Parade took place Saturday, February 29, just weeks before the global economic slowdown and with the particularly poignant theme of “What Matters.” The parade started at Whitlam Square and moved along Oxford Street and Flinders Street before ending at Moore Park.
Out Traveler was on the scene and proudly marching in the 2020 Sydney Mardi Gras Parade. It was truly a parade of thousands, and here are some behind-the-scenes pics from the big event.