Tropical Mardi Gras, Cairns, invites you to come and show your love in paradise! Every October, 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

October 1-5

Join us for our massive party weekend, with the Love Boat Launch, Rainbow Rave, Glitta Supernova Cabaret Show, Island Idyll, Splash! Pool Party and Beached As Recovery Party

TOO MUCH FUN!

EXPLORE FNQ

October 6-10

Starry Gaze Cinema in the Botanic Gardens, Love Makes A Family Picnic on the ‘nade, Beach and Rainforest Retreats, Sailing Trips, Passion for Fashion Parade, Proud Women’s Dance, Luxe Drag Show and the launch party for GAZE, Tropical Mardi Gras’ visual arts exhibition

EVEN MORE FUN!

FAIR DAY

October 11

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!

2015 Events

Love Boat Launch Party, Rainbow Rave, Let’s Get Metaphysical with Glitta Supernova at COCA, Island Idyll Party, Splash! Pool Party, OUT! After Party, Beached As Recovery Party, PRIDE at Starry Gaze Cinema, Cairns Botanic Gardens, Sailing trips, Love Makes a Family Picnic and Pride Ride, Rainforest and Beach Retreats, Sistagals Party, Proud Women’s Dance, Passion IV Fashion at Salt House, GAZE Art Show at Tanks, Luxe Drag Show at 12 Bar Blue, and Fair Day at Tanks Arts Centre

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February 10, 2016 at 1:43pm
Syphilis is on the rise amongst gay men and men who have sex with men in Cairns!
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January 28, 2016 at 10:41am
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January 21, 2016 at 9:01pm
More photos keep surfacing from Tropical Mardi Gras 2015! Can't wait for 2016's fabulous festival! https://t.co/VDZ1ML3ciX
December 8, 2015 at 8:10am
Celebrate with us at the QuAC FNQ Christmas & Festive Season Party this Thursday night 10 Dec! Food and drinks... https://t.co/lFpHIHwn9Y
December 7, 2015 at 11:51am
Come and have a chat and have your say this Wed night 9 Dec at QuAC FNQ HQ! :D https://t.co/zGrIvNA2Gy

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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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Tropical Mardi GrasFebruary 10, 2016 at 4:43pm
Syphilis is on the rise amongst gay men and men who have sex with men in Cairns!
Get tested at your doctors or Cairns Sexual Health Service (call 07 4226 4769) and get treated if needed and help KNOCKOUT SYPHILIS!
More info: http://www.thedramadownunder.info/bugs/syphilis
Cairns Sexual Health Service website: https://www.health.qld.gov.au/cairns_hinterland/html/shealth.asp
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Tropical Mardi GrasJanuary 28, 2016 at 1:41pm
The Cairns Regional Council election is coming up on Sat 19 March and we think it is important to give LGBT community members the opportunity to meet divisional and mayoral candidates beforehand.
This is your chance to hear candidates express what they will deliver for LGBT people and the community in Cairns. Also, ask the candidates questions around what is important to you as a local LGBT person or ally (and enjoy a lovely dinner and drink in the process)!
More details on some topic ideas to be covered and candidates who will be in attendance coming soon. In the meantime, post some thoughts here and put the date, time and place of this important local event in your calendar! :)
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Tropical Mardi GrasJanuary 22, 2016 at 12:01am
More photos keep surfacing from Tropical Mardi Gras 2015! Can't wait for 2016's fabulous festival!
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Tropical Mardi GrasDecember 8, 2015 at 11:10am
Celebrate with us at the QuAC FNQ Christmas & Festive Season Party this Thursday night 10 Dec! Food and drinks provided! See you there! :D
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Tropical Mardi GrasDecember 7, 2015 at 2:51pm
Come and have a chat and have your say this Wed night 9 Dec at QuAC FNQ HQ! :D
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