Tropical Mardi Gras, Cairns, invites you to come and show your love in paradise!
Every Year, Cairns Tropical Pride welcomes visitors from around the world to join us for ten days of play in the gorgeous environment that is Tropical North Queensland. From dance parties to dive trips, from fine dining and fashion shows to beaches and rainforests, culminating in our Fair Day at the superb Tanks Arts Centre, Tropical Mardi Gras has something for everyone in our rainbow family. Nestled between the majestic world heritage listed Daintree Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns is rich in natural wonders. Cairns also has a large, active and creative LGBT+ community, a thriving international travellers’ scene, and five star services. Come for entertainment, adventure, connection and relaxation, all in an idyllic festive environment. Dance, meet, mingle, dine, explore, swim, snorkel, dive, discover, create, enjoy, chill, cuddle, dance some more and show your love in paradise!

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PARTY WEEKEND
Sep 30 – Oct 03

Join us for our massive party weekend, with the love boat launch party, splash pool party, out party, comedy night, island idyll, beach party and more!

TOO MUCH FUN!

EXPLORE FNQ
Oct 04 – 08

Soak up far northern culture with cinema in the botanic bardens, fashion parades, an LGBT+ art exhibition, lazy days in the rainforest, and miles of untouched beaches. When the sun goes down, kick up your heels at the proud women’s dance, luxe drag show, rainbow rave and the launch party for Tropical Mardi Gras’ visual arts exhibition

EVEN MORE FUN!

FAIR DAY
Oct 09

Our signature event, featuring market stalls, fabulous entertainment and music for all ages, and the popular highlight, the Bitch n Butch Dog Show

MAXIMUM FUN!

Help make 2016 fabulous!

We’re so excited about the 2016 Tropical Mardi Gras that we want to share the love with everyone! We are a community run organisation, so an extra pair of hands never goes astray. If you’ve got love in your heart for the LGBT+ community, we’d love to hear from you Bring your biggest, brightest, most glitter-covered ideas and let’s make them happen during Tropical Mardi Gras 2016!

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Tropical Mardi Gras

Tropical Mardi Gras is a festival of events for LGBT folk in the north and our guests from around the globe. Each October, Cairns Tropical Pride invites fabulous people from around Australia and the world to join us for ten days of play in the gorgeous environment that is Tropical North Queensland.
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