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Join in this fabulous fair day for a day of family fun
This event is staged by the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras and this year will mark the 41st annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.

As part of this great and popular event, there will be a Fair Day which will be a fabulous day of fun and adventure. At this event, you will be able to chill and bring a picnic spread, or you will be able to buy your food if you do not want to go to the trouble of making something. This will be the most colourful event of the opening weekend of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras 2019.

Every year, there are about 70,000 people who go to this fair in the park to celebrate, not only the beginning of Mardi Gras but also the beauty of diversity.

This will be a family friendly event with many children in attendance. There will be large crowds, it will be a nice long day and hot weather which will probably make you pleasantly tired! Make sure you drink plenty of water, eat food and wear sunscreen at all times. The Mardi Gras Volunteers will be wearing purple shirts on the day and they can help with anything to make your day enjoyable.

There will be community stalls for you to shop at or you can even get energetic and have a dance. Fair Day 2019 will include some fabulous rising LGBTQI music talent, who are reshaping the arts and culture scene as well as breaking new ground.

The fair will be held on 17th February 2019, from 10.00 am to 9.00 pm, so you have the whole day to revel and have fun! It will be held at Victoria Park, 1001 City Road, Camperdown.

At the ANZ main stage, there will be a mixture of queer trailblazers including Mojo Juju and Electric Fields. As well as this, there will be games in the Sports Village and many gourmet food trucks.

There will also be Doggywood, where you can watch gorgeous pups from across Sydney lapping up the attention. And there will be so much more for everyone to do at this fair! Whatever your age or sexual persuasion, this fair day is a must-attend event that will bring so many people together.

To ensure that everyone has a great day, there are some things you need to know about attending Fair Day:

Fair Day is a no smoking event.
No glass is permitted.
No BYO Alcohol - this is a licensed event.
Onsite security will be conducting bag searches at the entry.
You can bring your own food as long as it is not in glass.
You can purchase alcohol at any of the five bars on site. Children are not permitted to queue within the bar areas, even if accompanied by an adult.
You are welcome to bring your pooch as long as they are well behaved and kept on a leash at all times.
There will be three ATMs at the fair.
Police will be at the fair as well as GLLO (gay and lesbian liaison officers).

For more information on this event, please click on this Facebook page.

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is a not-for-profit member-based organisation. They arrange the very popular Sydney Mardi Gras Festival in February each year, culminating in the world-famous Mardi Gras Parade and Party on the first Saturday in March.

The Mardi Gras aims to promote the existence of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex communities. This provides the opportunity for LGBTQI individuals and groups to use Mardi Gras as a "statement of pride" and to promote a wider message of diversity and acceptance.

They provide resources and opportunities to the community for creative expression and they put on some fabulous events with the world's best artists and entertainers in Sydney.

In other words, this organisation encourages the world to love one another and accept that we are all different.

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras have thousands of members who support this organisation as they connect and share the very best in local LGBTIQ culture and community. They also enjoy exclusive events and offers.
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Why? For a fun Fair
When: 17th February, 2019
Where: Victoria Park, 1001 City Rd, Camperdown 2050
Cost: FREE entry
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