Sophie Ellis-Bextor Joins Bondi Beach Party - Sydney Mardi Gras!

Written by Clodagh Mangan on 14th February, 2024
Sophie Ellis-Bextor Joins Bondi Beach Party - Sydney Mardi Gras!

Are you ready to murder the dancefloor? British pop icon Sophie Ellis-Bextor is headlining Bondi Beach Party with an exclusive Australian performance and final tickets are on sale now!

The multi-award-winning UK sensation behind hits Get Over You, Groovejet (If This Ain't Love) and viral hit Murder On The Dancefloor will be joining already announced exclusive performers Slayyyter (US), Corey Craig (US), Jay Jay Revlon (UK) and Lagoon Femshayma (UK) as well as Josh Harrison (UK), Beth Yen (ACT), Tyoow and Mama De Leche.

The iconic Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival returns from Friday 16 February to Sunday 3 March 2024, charging into our future with its biggest and boldest program in years.

Bursting at the sequined seams, the expansive lineup of DJs, singers and performers are set to celebrate the entire LGBTQIA+ community at over 100 electrifying community events, dance parties, theatre and music, culminating with the globally renowned Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade on Saturday 2 March 2024. This year's lineup is stacked for what's bound to be an epic festival, with Queen of camp Slayyyter (Aus Exclusive) at Bondi Beach party, Queer-femme heartthrob MAY-A at Ultra Violet, Indie-pop sensations Cub Sport at Laneway and more!

Fresh off the heels of its 45th anniversary in 2023, this year's Sydney Mardi Gras shines even brighter with a forward-focused theme: Our Future. The theme embodies a commitment to inclusivity, acceptance and optimism, celebrating past achievements while illuminating the path to a dazzling future.

Tickets to Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras are on sale now!

Sydney Gay And Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival 2024

Fri 16 Feb - Sun 3 Mar 2024

Sydney, NSW


This year's program features a range of new and major events:

Bondi Beach Party

Bondi Beach Party, a grand beachside celebration that captured hearts at Sydney WorldPride returns. The epic lineup that will help transform Bondi into a queer paradise includes UK pop queen Sophie Ellis-Bextor (Aus Exclusive), American pop star Slayyyter (Aus Exclusive), UK's Lagoon Femshayma (Aus Exclusive), Jay Jay Revlon (UK), Corey Craig (US), Josh Harrison (UK), Beth Yen, Tyoow and Mama De Leche.

Ultra Violet

Another WorldPride favourite, this invigorating day-to-night party is tailored for LGBTQIA+ women, set within the artistic walls of the National Art School, and curated by luminaries Sveta Gilerman and Jess Hill. Queer-femme heartthrob MAY-A will be bringing her unmistakable vocals to Ultra Violet, along with Angela Hogan, Baby Ruin, BVT, Club Chrome, crescendoll and more!

Parade Club Cindy

UPGRADE YOUR PARADE EXPERIENCE! Looking to turn up your Sydney Mardi Gras Parade experience? Don't miss tickets to Club Cindy - our premium Parade Viewing Area that give you access to bathrooms, bars and the best views in the house! This is your chance to feast your eyes on the fabulous floats as they flaunt their way down Flinders Street. Picture yourself: standing, bubbles in hand, in your own private pocket on Flinders Street with uninterrupted views of the Parade.