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the DARLINGHURST BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP PRESENTS
Full Program Released January 30, 2020!
DARLINGHURST CELEBRATES MARDI GRAS
OXTRAVAGANZA IS BACK!
Welcome to our 4th year of OXTRAVAGANZA when Darlinghurst celebrates Mardi Gras, as only Darlinghurst can.
Visit 100+ local businesses as they offer exceptional retail promotions, live dj sets, cabaret, outdoor music, plus food and drink packages.
Check out our Glittering Mile Exhibition, with exclusive historical posters and photos of Mardi Gras and the Oxford St scene from the 70's and 80's.
This year on Saturday, February 22nd we have a full calendar
of events and an exciting debut of cabaret shows for Oxtravaganza .
Our charity partner is ACON, NSW’s leading HIV and sexuality and gender diverse health organisation.
In addition to special deals we will be collecting charity funds on the day, at many venues, so please, help if you can!
Let's make it a date - come along and join in the Oxtravaganza fun and help us raise our glitter factor just that little bit higher!
Full Program Unveiled January 30, 2020!
the GOLDEN MILE GALLERY (EXHIBITION)
FRIDAY 21 - sunday 1 MARCH 2020
LOOK OUT FOR......
LIQUORICE PIZZA AT RECORD STORE + CAFE LOUNGE
for a mega record fair + BBQ + $5 YH beers
STONEWALL STREET BBQ
sausage sizzle and free red bull drinks
THE BEAUTY ROOM
offering Mardi Gras Prep discount packages
personalise your undies, sip wine and check out hunky models
PLANETDWELLERS Gay Travel Expo showcasing LGBT+ travel opportunities, tours, events and experiences plus amazing travel prizes up for grabs!
Flash Tattoo Day with all proceeds to ACON
Plus Mardi Gras themed temp tatts
SERAFIM PHARMACY take a selfie and tag at the iconic rainbow crossing for in-store discounts 15% off! (excludes prescriptions)
PIMP MY BIKE AT LEKKER BIKES
kids come in from 11am till 4pm and have your bike prettied up in rainbow colours and sparkles
footpath sausage sizzle + street DJ spinning tunes
An initiative of the Darlinghurst Business Partnership (DBP) , OXTRAVAGANZA, is an official event of the annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival, one of Sydney's biggest and most attended events . the annual Mardi Gras parade is a hallmark event in the Darlinghurst community calendar. This inner-city area has always had a history of being a place to come to, have a good time, and feel welcome.
Sydney’s Oxford Street has historically been a stomping ground for oddballs, queers, bohemians, and artists, whose influences delightfully combine to form a unique cultural hub. Oxford Street is an unconventional and non-judgmental space where anything goes and everyone is welcome.
Oxtravaganza celebrates the rich and diverse community of the Pink Mile and our offering this year is as eclectic as you would expect from this vibrant, creative precinct of Sydney.
KARMA KEGS FOR OXTRAVAGANZA
Those legends over at Young Henrys decided to send a few beer kegs our way. The Karma Kegs will be in six exclusive venues around Darlo. You know why they’re called Karma Kegs?
Because proceeds from each keg goes to our charity of choice ACON. So you can order a beer, do a good deed and pay it forward, safe in the knowledge that your beer bucks are going to a great cause. Its a WIN WIN! Many thanks to Young Henrys!
Oxford Hotel – 134 Oxford Street
Cafe Lounge – 277 Goulburn Street
Kinselas – 383 Bourke Street
Darlo Bar – 306 Liverpool Street
Green Park – 360 Victoria Street
Brighton Hotel - 77 Oxford Street.
There's live music, dj's, disco, drag and cabaret shows to be found in and around Oxford St Darlinghurst and Surry Hills. And not just on the main streets - alleys, laneways and secret doorways reveal good-times just waiting to be discovered. Be sure to check out the selection in our music venues and dont miss our very special Oxtravaganza cabaret shows with limited runs - these are sure to be a sell-out!
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