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Rainbow dance party & an exhibition all about identity
Night at the Museum: Youth Midsumma Party is back on for 2022 and it's a free LGBTQIA+ youth event brought to you by Minus 18. If you are aged between 12 to 19, then Night at the Museum: Youth Midsumma Party is on for you at the Immigration Museum, Melbourne on 29 January 2022.

As this is Midsumma, there will be lots of rainbow activities and pride activations to enjoy. This in-person dance party will be extra special. There will be LGBTQIA+ performers, competitions, snacks, glitter, PRIDE vibes and exclusive access to view the Immigration Museum's Becoming You exhibition after dark.

Night at the Museum: Youth Midsumma Party is part rainbow-filled dance party, part opportunity to see the incredible Immigration Museum's Becoming You exhibition. The exhibition is an exploration of identity, growing up, and experiences from all corners of the community. On the night, there will be a Glam Station for all your glitter needs, an art activation with Naarm-based artist, Abbey Rich, as well as all the usual Minus18 favourites: DJs, a dance floor, a Chill-Out Zone, competitions and so many opportunities to make new friends. So whether you are coming solo or with friends, you are sure to make new friends on the night.
Keep an eye on the Facebook and Instagram for more artist announcements and a full rundown of the night.

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Free fun event for LGBTQIA youth aged 12-19

Remember this is for people aged 12 to 19 only and you'll have to register for a free ticket here. Put Thursday 5pm 6 January, 2022 in your phone as this is when tickets become available. As they are free, they will go quick, so don't miss out. Once tickets are sold out, there will be a waitlist for you to register. If you're on the waitlist, you'll receive a ticket via email once someone un-registers their ticket if they can't make it. You'll have 48 hours to claim your ticket before it goes to the next person on the list. So check your emails. If you get a ticket and can't make it, please unregister your ticket so someone else can go. To unregister, please follow the link for more information.

This free smoke, drug and alcohol-free event is held at a wheelchair accessible venue. For more information on accessibility, visit Immigration Museum's website .
Auslan interpreters will be present. Youth Workers will be on site. If you're walking from and to Flinders Street station, there will be supervised station pick-up and drop-off. You can list your access requirements when registering for a ticket but if you wish to discuss your needs for this event, reach out to Minus18 Event Coordinator, Miller. Email Miller at

What you need to know.
Register: from 5pm, Thursday 6 January, 2022
Date of event: Saturday 29 January 2022
Time: 6.30pm to 9.30pm
Where: Immigration Museum, 400 Flinders Street, Melbourne
Who: Young people aged 12 to 19 ONLY
How much: FREE
As per Government and venue guidelines, you must be fully vaccinated to attend!

COVID Safety
All people accessing this event need to be fully vaccinated (this includes staff, volunteers, performers and you!)
Proof of vaccination will be required upon entry via the Service Victoria check-in app. Make sure you've got your phone charged with the app downloaded! Alternatively, you can bring a printed vaccination certificate.

A broadcast of the Main Stage to a screen downstairs, so that people can spread out but still enjoy all the performances.
This event will also be broadcast online, so if you're feeling unsure about attending, you'll still be able to tune in from home. (more info to come on this).

Thanks to friends at Midsumma, Immigration Museum, Disney and EACH for their support in bringing this event to life.
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Why? Rainbow dance party and an exhibition all about identity.
When: Saturday, 29 January 2022, 6:30 pm 9:30 pm AEDT
Where: Immigration Museum, 400 Flinders Street Melbourne
Cost: Free
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