Whether you are looking at attending yourself or in support of a friend, family member or local community, watching the Mardi Gras Parade or streaming live no matter what side of the fence you sit can be a lot of fun. A couple of things you need to know about World Pride.
When Is the World Pride Festival?
The world pride festival is one of the most colourful and creative festivals to come to Sydney, and takes places between Friday 17th February – Sunday 5th March 2023 with the 45th Mardi Gras Parade set to take place Saturday 25th February between 6:00pm – 11:00pm.
Rachael’s Top Tips for Best Vantage Point
1/ Like in real estate Location, Location, Location is key! So plan to arrive early to get the best vantage spot.
2/ When buying a home you want to know the local amenities and facilities available, so ensure you know your go to places to purchase food and water, and toilet stops for the night.
3/Spending long days searching for that perfect home, nobody wants to get “Hangry” in the process, so ensure you carry water and snacks just in case you cannot find a vendor in time, your friends will love you for it.
4/ Similar to our open homes where we want to ensure the safety of our attendees, therefore keep an eye on your friends and belongings and stay together to have a safe and enjoyable night out. Carry only the essentials and avoid bulky items.
5/ Like wandering the streets for hours for the perfect home, it is a must to wear comfortable shoes and clothing, dress for the Mardi Gras Event and weather forecast.
A couple of other things you need to know about Mardi Gras…
What is World Pride/Mardi Gras?
And whether you are up for a party or not The City of Sydney certainly knows how to host one of the best parties of the year! Bursting into life with a full calendar of special and annual signature events that celebrate all things rainbow attracting approximately 20,000 local, interstate and international visitors, providing them with an experience that cultivates a sense of culture and community which equally commemorates the vibrant history of Mardi Gras since inception by the 78ers.
What to wear to World Pride 2023
The great thing about Mardi Gras as you can dress in whatever you like, but most importantly, simply be yourself.
Is the Mardi Gras Parde on TV?
Yes, the parade will be live streamed on ABC iview from 6.30pm (AEDT), ABC TV from 7.30pm and it will also be on ABC Local Radio Evenings from 7 – 10pm
You can also live stream the parade via @SydneyMardiGras Youtube Channel
Online Source: sydneyworldpride.com.au
Whatever you find yourself doing this weekend, Happy World Pride 2023