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AQuA Festival

Sat Feb 11 - Fri Mar 3

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Sat Feb 11 - Fri Mar 3

Sat Feb 11 - Fri Mar 3

The Wett Ones and the Sydney Stingers are excited to bring you the Australian Queer Aquatics Festival, as part of WorldPride 2023.

The local community, aquatic clubs from around Australia and visitors from across the globe come together to compete in the harbour, on the harbour and by the harbour! AQuA Festival brings together swimming, water polo, and a beach festival to bring just the right amount of wet to your WorldPride 2023 experience.

Beach Festival: 11 February, Manly Beach

Water Polo Competition: 1-2 March, Gunyama Park Aquatic and Recreation Centre

Swimming Competition: 1-2 March, Leichardt Park Aquatic Centre

Finals Day: 3 March, Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool

A photograph of the Wett Ones and Sydney Stingers waterpolo teams in a their uniforms, a pool can be seen in the background
Tickets from: $90
Multiple locations Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia

Venues are fully accessible public pool facilities.

AQuA Beach Festival: Manly Beach. AQuA Festival Water polo: Gunyama Park Aquatic and Recreation Centre. AQuA Festival Swimming: Leichardt Park Aquatic Centre. AQuA Festival Finals Day: Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool.

Recommended for age 15 years and up.


Sat Feb 11
Fri Mar 3
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Acknowledgement of country

Sydney WorldPride will take place on the lands of the Gadigal, Cammeraygal, Bidjigal, Darug, Dharawal people who are the Traditional Custodians of the Sydney Basin.

We pay our Respects to their Elders past and present. Always was Always will be Aboriginal Land.

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people come from many different clans and communities across Australia & in 2023 will come together as one, to celebrate with our global LGBTQIA+ community.