Sydney’s largest queer underground dance event. A night of fetish and subculture with only the finest techno, tribal, progressive and deep house.
International DJ roster includes Javier Medina, Leomeo and Nacho Chapado.
Held at the Midnight Shift and Q-Bar
Music: deep house, tech house, techno
Sexy new party takes techno and deep house back to the spiritual heartland of Sydney queer underground club culture, Phoenix.
Promoters Baby Bear and Feisty
Music: deep house, tech house and techno
HONEY PRODUCTIONS (Sydney)
One of Australia’s most successful event producers targeted toward the bear community.
Events include Honey, Bulge and Bear Bar
Music: house and progressive
THICK AND JUICY
Rapidly growing queer event in Melbourne.
Famous for wacky themes and awesome venue transformations, the events attract a wide range of friendly party monsters who love dressing up in crazy consumes and going wild in a ‘house party’ style environment.
Music: House and disco tech
I REMEMBER HOUSE
Sydney’s largest and most successful queer party dedicated to house. More than 1,000 house lovers take over a lavish city venue to celebrate.
International artists include: Wayne G, Alan Thompson, Barbara Tucker, Latanza Waters, Peyton
Australia’s largest and best-known queer New Year’s Eve Party held in Lismore New South Wales. Around 3,000 locals and city slickers descend on Lismore every year to participate in a two-day festival of community celebration that caters to range of musical tastes.
Promoter: Tropical Fruits Inc.
Music: house and techno
SYDNEY GAY AND LESBIAN MARDI GRAS
One of the world’s great LGBTI festivals and for the last 20 years it has set the standard for queer dance parties with major headline acts such as Frankie Knuckles, David Morales, Carl Cox, Victor Calderone, David Guetta, Kylie Minogue, Danni Minogue, Adeva, Cindi Lauper, Jimmy Somerville, Boy George, The Presets, Derrick Carter and Sneaky Sound System to name just a few. The event attracts 15,000 to dance all night over six venues.
Baby Bear has been a regular at the event and has played the Hordern Pavillion (capacity 5,000), the Forum (capacity 2,000) and the Dome (capacity 2,000).