The party that follows the Sydney Mardi Gras parade is known as the main event but you can party all through the festival in 2019 with a range of circuit parties and other events coming to town.
Sydney’s Biggest Underwear Party
When:Thursday 28th February: 9:00 pm
Where: ARQ, 16 Flinders St, Darlinghurst
Who: DJ Dan De Leon (USA), DJ Jesus Montanez (MEX), DJ Bret Law (USA), DJ Sacha Belle
Sydney’s ARQ nightclub in Darlinghurst in the middle of Sydney’s gay nightlife precinct is hosting Sydney’s Biggest Underwear Party on Thursday, February 28 from 9pm. Join some of the hottest men from around the world as you dance to tunes spun by DJ Dan De Leon (USA), DJ Jesus Montanez, DJ Bret Law, DJ Sacha Belle and more to be announced.
Tickets are available in person at Daily Jocks, Teamm8, SAX Fetish, Bodyline Spa and Sauna, Oxford Performance Centre and ASN or online here.
When: Thursday 28th Feb, 9pm-5am
Where: Universal Nightclub, Oxford Street
Who: Top International and Local DJ’s TBA
Tickets here. And available at Dailyjocks and Sax Fetish
From $39+BF TO $54+BF
For the first time since 2014 Australia’s premier and hottest event for men returns to Universal (The Shift) Featuring the sexiest and friendliest all male crowd performances on earth. Professional clothes check run by Sydney Convicts.
POOF DOOF Boat Party
When: Friday March 1, 5:30pm
Where: Sydney Glass Island, Wharf 9 @ King Street Wharf, Sydney Harbour
Who: Dan Murphy, Dom de Sousa, Sveta, Cunningpants, Jason Conti, Jonny Marsh, Mimi, Art Simone, and Coco Jumbo.
Tickets are extremely limited for this event so get yours here.
On Friday March 1 set sail with the POOF DOOF Boat Party from Wharf 9 at the King Street Wharf on the eastern shore of Sydney’s Darling Harbour aboard the Sydney Glass Island.
Five hundred Mardi Gras revellers will enjoy a four and a half hour cruise on the harbour while they dance to DJs and performers including Dan Murphy, Dom de Sousa, Sveta, Cunningpants, Jason Conti, Jonny Marsh, Mimi, Art Simone, and Coco Jumbo.
E P I C Candyland
When: Sunday 3rd March, 2:00 pm
Where: Ivy Club, 4/320 George Street, Sydney CBD
Who: Dani Toro (Spain), Guy Schieman (Israel), GRIND (USA) and Toy Armada (Philippines)
Organisers say Candyland will be the sweetest closing party of the Mardi Gras weekend finale and they expect the party to sell out so get yours here.
Daywash brings the E P I C Candyland circuit party to Sydney’s Ivy night club complex this year with international DJs Dani Toro (Spain), Guy Schieman (Israel), GRIND (USA) and Toy Armada (Philippines) headlining.
Apollo The Party
When: Sunday 3rd March, 2:00 pm
Where: Metro Theatre, 624 George St, Sydney CBD
Who: Adam Love, Adam Cox, Ruby and Matt Bachl.
Expect maximum fun, all-out mischief, hands-in-the-air moments, anthems and ridiculousness. Brace yourself! Tickets here.
Also starting at 2pm, Apollo The Party comes to Sydney’s legendary Metro Theatre on George Street in the heart of Sydney’s CBD with the sounds of DJs Adam Love, Adam Cox, Ruby and Matt Bachl.
Organisers say a Mardi Gras celebration isn’t complete until you’ve tripped the light fantastic and rocketed through the fabulous, fantastical and fanciful world of Apollo.
When: Sunday 3rd March, 3:00 pm
Where: Home The Venue 101/1-5 Wheat Road, Darling Harbour
Who: DJ/Producers Nacho Chapado (Spain) & Oscar Velazquez (Mexico)
Tickets are available here.
At Darling Harbour waterside night club Home the Venue will be kicking off La Leche from 3pm.
The event’s organisers say La Leche will bring the finest circuit music on the planet and we are thrilled to welcome DJ/Producers Nacho Chapado (Spain) & Oscar Velazquez (Mexico) who will set fire to the dance floor with more DJs to be announced.
THICK ‘N’ JUICY
When: Sunday 3rd March, 4:00 pm
Where: Burdekin Hotel, 2 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst
Who: Wayne G(London) Corey Craig (New York) Adam Watts (London) Brett Law (Seattle) Dom De Sousa (Sydney)
Expect high-profile local and international DJs and hundreds of sexy friendly men from all around the world. Tickets here.
Then over at the Burdekin Hotel at the bottom of Oxford Street, the THICK ‘N’ JUICY party will be getting started at 4pm.
Famous for world-class entertainment, cheeky themes and awesome venue transformations, THICK ‘N’ JUICY want you to party with them!