Where to Celebrate Pride When You Can’t Make It To The Parade
Missed out on tickets to this year’s parade? Don’t sweat it. From queer storytelling nights to rainbow window displays and city-wide celebrations on 6 March, there are plenty of ways to soak up the sparkling Mardi Gras spirit this season. Get involved.
This month, After Dark at the Hyde Park Barracks is celebrating Mardi Gras with a program that spotlights queer history, music and art. Come say hi - we’ll be there hosting our very own Archie Rose pop-up bar.
Join proud trans and gender diverse storytellers as they celebrate their histories with stories that focus on more than just gender.
Benjamin Law, Patrick Abboud and Julie McCrossin are each hosting panel discussions covering LGBTQI+ topics, from dating when you’re different to resilience and resistance.
This one night only Drag King competition will see both Baby Kings & King of Kings battle it out in their respective categories. Head along to see who takes the crown, and sip our Canned Cocktails while you’re there.
The Paddo Inn will be celebrating big all week with a dedicated Mardi Gras menu that includes our juicy Bottled Cocktails. Expect a live stream and drag shows on Parade night.
The Erskineville icon is bringing us 15 events across the week, including workshops, a special edition of the deliciously entertaining Drag’N’Dine event and a Mardi Gras party to cap it all off.
This Redfern neighbourhood bar is an institution run by members of the queer community, so you can bet it will be going off on Mardi Gras night. Expect stellar performances, a live stream of the parade, and punch that gets its kick from our Signature Dry Gin.
Over in Manly you can catch the parade at Daniel San. The bar is holding a beachside viewing party hosted by Fran Giapanni and raising money for Wear It Purple.
The CBD bar is throwing a viewing party with two sittings, so you can choose to swing by for the early or late session. Better yet, $10 will be donated to Wear It Purple for every person who books a spot.
Swing by a Window Display
It’s Gay Christmas! And fittingly, window displays full of rainbow spirit have popped up all over Sydney. A special shout-out goes to Liquor on Oxford’s amazing floral installation, but be sure to check out Camperdown Cellars Parramatta Road, Camperdown Cellars Double Bay and Corkscrew Cellars too.
Whether you fancy hanging out at a luxe rooftop pool or waking up to unmatched harbour views, for those flying in, the Park Hyatt has your accommodation covered.
If you’re celebrating at home, our Mardi Gras Bottled Cocktails and colourful Canned Cocktails will get the party started, and for a limited time, they’re available to buy at the following Sydney stockists.
Camperdown Cellars: 21-23 Kingston Rd, Camperdown NSW 2050
Camperdown Cellars Double Bay: 9 William St, Double Bay NSW 2028
Red Bottle Surry Hills: 310 Elizabeth St, Surry Hills NSW 2010
Red Bottle Redfern: 7-9 Gibbons St, Redfern NSW 2016
Red Bottle Sussex St: 374 Sussex St, Sydney NSW 2000
Red Bottle Pitt St: 343 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000
Red Bottle Ultimo: 66 Bay St, Ultimo NSW 2007
Red Bottle Chippendale: Central Park Mall, Chippendale NSW 2008
Red Bottle Alexandria: 219 Mitchell Rd, Alexandria NSW 2015
Red Bottle Elizabeth St: 181 Elizabeth St, Sydney NSW 2000
The Oak Barrel: 152 Elizabeth St, Sydney NSW 2000
Liquor on Oxford: 97-99 Oxford St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Corkscrew Cellars: 108 Oxford St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Darlinghurst Fine Wines: 407 Bourke St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Mr Liquor Potts Point: 204 Victoria St, Potts Point NSW 2011
Mr Liquor Coogee: 158 Malabar Rd, South Coogee NSW 2034
United Cellars: Level 7/140 William St, Woolloomooloo NSW 2011
The Drink Hive: Shop 5/61-71 Mentmore Ave, Rosebery NSW 2018
Steve’s Cool Booze: 686 Anzac Parade, Kingsford NSW 2032
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