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From 15 February to 3 March 2019, the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras paints the city of Sydney in rainbow colours and glitter.
Experience the largest festival on Australia's LGBTQI calendar. Two weeks of fabulous festivities culminates in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade, 2 March, with an explosion of pride in the heart of Sydney’s gay and lesbian district. See the city come to life in support of equality and love.
Qantas is a major partner in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival and offers daily departures from the US to Sydney, including non-stop services from Los Angeles, Dallas/Fort Worth, and San Francisco, and one-stop from New York (JFK). Watch out for our Gay380 float in the parade!
Unwind after the party and explore the beautiful regional areas around Sydney such as the Hunter Valley, Australia's oldest wine region or the UNESCO listed Blue Mountains with quaint towns, fabulous restaurants and boutique hotels, only a 90-minute drive from Sydney.
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* Prices in USD. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or days. Price stated is for the least expensive itinerary. Total price for other itineraries may be higher due to higher taxes. Restrictions on baggage and additional baggage fees may apply. Prices may change at any time and are not guaranteed until payment is made. There may be other travel dates available but not enough seats to allow us to advertise. If your travel dates are flexible, use “Flexible with dates” to find the best airfare. Before booking any fare, please check the rules for that fare for applicable travel dates and for restrictions and any applicable fees, including, but not limited to, service fees and fees on refundability, date changes, and no-shows.It is the passenger's responsiblity to ensure all visa requirements are complied with.