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Gold Coast Pride Fair Day

Join us for a fabulous, family-friendly day in the park.

Bring your picnic blankets and find a spot under a tree

while you enjoy some great live entertainment on stage.


Along with live musical performances and DJs we have the hotly-anticipated, and now in its third year  GOLD COAST Drag  Pageant! Watch the guys and gals strut their stuff and see who sashays away crowned Miss Gold Coast or Mr Gold Coast!! 

You can grab a bite from one of the food trucks and stroll through a tempting array of market stalls.

We have a safe space for trans and neurodiverse folks, designed in consultation with the community, with plenty of snacks and activities as well as a low-sensory chillout zone.

With face-painting and glitter at our Decoration Station, as well as roving circus performers, as well as a beautiful playground and nature-based adventure setting, there's plenty to keep the kids entertained all day.

Furbabies aren't forgotten with the return of our Doggy Pageant and our competition for the gayest dog (or cat) costume! Every rainbow puppy gets a tennis ball!

For adults there's our famous festival bar which will stay open until 10pm for a massive after party starring international DJ Mark Dynamix. It's time to break out the glowsticks and UV outfits as you dance the night away at our first ever After Glow official festival after party.

WHAT: Gold Coast Pride Beach Parade, Fair Day and After Party
WHERE: Macintosh Island Park, Surfers Paradise

WHEN: June 3, from 12:00pm - 10:00pm (following the Beach Parade)

COST: Fair Day Entry is FREE!

After Glow Party 5-10pm $35

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Gold Coast Pride Fair Day families

We are thrilled to invite and welcome everyone to the Gold Coast Pride Festival, where family fun knows no boundaries. Our festival is designed to be an all-ages event, ensuring that there is an abundance of entertainment for the entire family to enjoy. This year, we have curated a delightful array of activities and attractions that will make your experience truly unforgettable.

Let your imagination soar as you indulge in the wonders of face-painting and embrace your inner sparkle with mesmerizing hair glitter. Be enchanted by the vibrant and captivating roving entertainment that will leave you in awe. Unleash your inner acrobat at our exhilarating circus workshops, where you can learn impressive tricks and skills. 

Above all, we want to emphasize that Gold Coast Pride Festival is a safe and welcoming space for all rainbow families. We celebrate and embrace the diverse and beautiful tapestry of our community, and it is our utmost priority to ensure that every individual feels accepted and valued. We stand firmly committed to fostering an environment of inclusivity, respect, and love.

Join us at the Gold Coast Pride Festival and create lasting memories with your loved ones. Embrace the spirit of unity, acceptance, and joy as we come together to celebrate our vibrant and diverse community.


Together, let us make this festival a resounding success and a testament to the power of love and togetherness.


Gold Coast Pride Fair Day MARKET STALLS

Discover a world of diversity and creativity at the Gold Coast Pride Festival, where we are proud to showcase over 49 vibrant market stalls that offer a wide range of products and services. Our festival is a treasure trove of unique offerings, catering to diverse interests and needs.

Step into a realm where health and disability services take center stage, providing valuable resources and support to our community. Explore stalls dedicated to promoting well-being, mental health, and physical fitness, as we prioritize the holistic wellness of every individual.

Delight in the artistry and craftsmanship displayed by our talented artisans and designers. Admire the intricate details of handcrafted jewelry, marvel at the skillfully made crafts, and immerse yourself in a world of creativity. Every item tells a story and embodies the passion and dedication of its creator.

The market stalls at Gold Coast Pride Festival truly reflect the inclusive and vibrant spirit of our event. They offer a platform for local businesses, organizations, and individuals to come together and showcase their talents, services, and products. It is a celebration of diversity, supporting both the local economy and the unique talents within our community.

We are grateful to all the participants who have joined us with their remarkable stalls, bringing an eclectic mix of offerings to enhance the festival experience. Their presence adds depth and variety to the Gold Coast Pride Festival, ensuring that there is something to captivate and inspire every attendee.

As you peruse the market stalls, you will discover a wealth of treasures, forge new connections, and support the incredible individuals and organizations that contribute to the vibrancy of our community. Come and experience the joy of exploration, celebration, and connection at the Gold Coast Pride Festival.





Gold Coast Pride Fair Day Entertainment

Prepare to be captivated by the electrifying entertainment on the festival stage at the Gold Coast Pride Festival. Our lineup promises an unforgettable experience that will leave you dancing, singing, and celebrating the power of diversity.

Get ready to groove to the enchanting tunes of Golden Orb, a sensational live music act that will set the stage ablaze with their infectious beats and soulful melodies. Let their music transport you to a world of pure bliss, where the joy of music unites us all.

Feel the energy surge as our talented DJs take over, spinning a mesmerizing blend of uplifting tracks that will keep you on your feet all day and night. Lose yourself in the rhythm, surrendering to the contagious spirit of celebration that fills the air.

And of course, the highlight of our festival stage is the prestigious Gold Coast Pride Drag Pageant. Brace yourself for a spectacle of glamour, talent, and fierce competition as twelve sensational drag queens grace the stage, vying for the coveted title of Miss Gold Coast Pride. Witness their dazzling performances, elaborate costumes, and awe-inspiring talents as they leave no stone unturned in their quest for glory.

The festival stage at Gold Coast Pride Festival is a dynamic and vibrant platform that celebrates the creativity, uniqueness, and resilience of the LGBTQ+ community. It is a space where self-expression is celebrated and embraced, and where performers and audiences alike come together in a spirit of love, acceptance, and empowerment.

We extend our heartfelt appreciation to the talented musicians, DJs, and drag queens who are making this incredible entertainment lineup possible. Their dedication, artistry, and passion are the beating heart of our festival, and we are immensely grateful for their contributions.

So, get ready to dance, sing, cheer, and immerse yourself in the phenomenal entertainment that awaits you on the festival stage at the Gold Coast Pride Festival. It's a celebration of unity, diversity, and the indomitable spirit of our community. Let the music, performances, and pageantry ignite your soul and create memories that will last a lifetime.


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