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Sydney Gay And Lesbian Mardi Gras 2020

Celebrations Mardi Gras Sydney

The next Sydney Gay and Lesbian Parade and Party is scheduled for Saturday 29 February 2020.

The 42nd Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade will take over Sydney town.

Over 300,000 spectators are expected to watch 200+ floats in one of the biggest LGBTQI+ events in the world.

The parade begins with the Dykes on Bikes, around 200 motorbikes fill Oxford Street and kick off the parade.

The Dykes On Bikes will kick off the Mardi Gras parade.
Source: AAP

a person riding a motorcycle on a city street

There will be many highlights, a first this year will be Guide Dogs NSW/ACT.  The float will include ‘Gulliver’ a 4.3m fibre-glass Labrador in a fluorescent costume designed in collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Art.

How to watch it live

The parade will start at Sydney’s Whitlam Square (corner of Liverpool and Oxford Streets) and take a 1.7km route along Oxford Street and Flinders Street, before ending at Moore Park.

Pre-show celebrations are scheduled to start at 6:45 pm. The parade is due to start at 7 pm and conclude at approximately 11 pm.

“We’re expecting very large crowds to come into the parade precinct so plan to arrive early and follow us on social media for updates on traffic, vantage points and other information,” Mardi Gras organisers advise.

https://www.facebook.com/sydneymardigras/

If you are not Down Under, no worries.
SBS On Demand is allowing views from around the world to tune in.

Missed Mardi Gras opening night?  There are lots of great events continuing to Sunday 1 March.

Check out the Calendar here….mardigras.org.au/program

Content care of https://www.sbs.com.au/news/where-to-watch-the-2020-sydney-mardi-gras-parade

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