Frequently Asked Questions

These are some of our frequently asked questions below. We will be continually adding to these so please check back soon.

Sydney WorldPride takes place from 17th Feb to 5th March 2023.

While the hub of the festival will be Sydney and its immediate surrounds, the intention is to host a variety of satellite events that will also take place further afield.

SGLMG and SWP are two completely separate organisations, however, they are working together in some key areas. Sydney WorldPride and the 2023 Mardi Gras Festival will run during the same period and there will be some co-branded events.

WorldPride 2023 is an international event licenced by InterPride, an association of members from pride groups all around the world. WorldPride events are held in a different country every two years. Sydney WorldPride will have a global focus in the Asia-Pacific region and will incorporate multi-nation participation.

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Ltd is a Sydney based, incorporated organisation with a board of directors. It is responsible for organising the annual Mardi Gras Festival in Sydney, as well as supporting other events and organisations within the LGBTIQ+ community.

There will be a sophisticated, extensive digital component that will deliver the festival to a global audience. This will include a platform that will enable engagement from users across the globe. Implementation of this platform will include: live streaming, a mobile app, website, and integrated experiences.

Yes. There will be physical access to events for people of all abilities, and remote capabilities for those who can’t attend in person.

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