Saturday, March 5
ARQ – DJs, dancing from 9pm.
BANK HOTEL – Guest DJ Tony Montana (UK) 9pm–late.
CASTROS – in Wollongong featuring Beverly Buttercup, DeeDee Lamar, Christina Dior, 9pm. Free before 11pm.
CITY STEAM – Towel-free night, 8pm.
COLOMBIAN – DJs Nick Polly, Luke Leal, Tikki Tembo, Shaun Keble and Scott Tanner.
GOTHAM – Parade night party: $10 entry, $12 Canadian Club cocktails. Doors open 4pm.
IMPERIAL – Priscilla drag show. Cellar dance club. $15 entry.
MARDI GRAS PARTY – @ Moore Park, 10pm-10am. DJs, surprise guests all night.
MIDNIGHT SHIFT – Hard, hosted by Maxi Shield. VJs and midnight shows. Zoe Badwi upstairs.
MONSTA GRAS – @ Red Rattler. Performance and costume ball with the Glitter Militia. From 9pm.
NEVERMIND – Saturday Fucking Night, $15 before midnight, $20 afterwards. Posh the prince in. DJ Eddie Coulter. 11pm – 5am.
OXFORD HOTEL – Gay Bash. Massive party over three levels. Perfect parade view!
PALMS – Disco Meltdown with DJ B, 8pm-3am.
POLO LOUNGE – LOTL pre-parade soiree from 2pm.
QUEEN VICTORIA HOTEL – 20% off local schooners till 5pm.
RISING DAYCLUB – Gaydayplay @ Phoenix Underground, DJs Chip, Luke Leal, early open 4am.
SLIDE – Parade night party. Free entry 5-9pm, $20 after. DJs, go-go boys all night.
STONEWALL – Fierce The Finale starring Decoda Secret, Wil and John.
TAXI CLUB – Hell On Heels drag shows with Lyndelle, Divinia Luv Cox and Cara Crash from 10.30pm, DJ Shane Davidson, free entry. Club open from noon.
TRANS HOMO LEZPRESS – @ Oxford Art Factory. DJs Seymour Butz, Gemma, Ben Drayton and more. $30 entry.
ABODE – N-Tice erotic play party with electro beat and progressive house by DJs Jon-E and Steve Punch 9pm-2am + Blu from 11.30pm.
COMMERCIAL HOTEL – Three shows from 10pm.
DT’S HOTEL – Open 4pm. Floor shows at 10pm.
GH – A Classic Saturday Night starring The Classics; Paris, Millie, Laura, Nova & the Boys with 3 BIG shows from 10:30pm. $12 Entry.
HEAVEN’S DOOR – Play R&B night, with DJ Rod G, host Destiny Forbidden and dancers. Doors open 10pm and now licensed to 5am.
LAIRD – Deeper: underground sounds. No cover charge 9pm-late. Back bar and beer garden open from 5pm.
LIBATION – ‘Mixed Drinks’: happy hour 4–7pm, guest DJs. All welcome, open from 2pm.
MARKET – Music Matters: local, interstate and international DJs 10pm-10am. $15 before midnight, $20 after. Members free before midnight, $10 after.
NEVERWHERE – Mercury Rising, commercial house/RnB/mixed. Drink specials, free entry 7pm-late.
THE PEEL – Open 9pm-dawn.
PRISCILLA’S @ 153 – Saturnalia. With Rita, Monte, Bunnie and Lexi Gaga with DJ Shawn King. Fabulous shows, drink specials. Open 9pm, free entry.
SIRCUIT – Bootclub: buzz cuts, bootshines and exhibitions. DJ Gavin Campbell and Courtney Marson. Open 5pm-late.
XCHANGE – Boom Boom Burlesque starring Miss Candee as Cher and Taylor Made as Christina.