This New Year, Tropical Fruits is once again taking over Lismore in northern New South Wales for a colourful journey beyond binaries and into a neon realm of psychedelic spectra.

Revellers from around Australia will arrive in town for the four-day camping festival from December 29.

The festival’s Neon Garden promises a psychedelic grotto of sight and sound.

Highlights of Tropical Fruits include a fabulous street parade to open the festival, the iconic New Year’s Eve party, and a huge New Year’s Day recovery party.

Before the recovery party, New Year’s Day will see a big sexy pool party at the Lismore Baths, booked exclusive for Tropical Fruits. Swimming, dancing and sunbathing are all on offer.

The festival will also showcase some of the Rainbow Region’s best creative talents in music and art.

DJs Du Jour, Juan Valasco and Joal Bowman, among many others, will be spinning tunes at parties though the festival.

However you’d like to spend your New Year’s Eve, there is something for everyone, from glam cabaret to retro 70s, 80s and 90s.

Plenty of chillout areas will be available, with areas set aside especially for women, men and gender diverse folks.

One of the best ways to experience Tropical Fruits is as a volunteer. Whether you prefer working with décor or power tools, there’s a job for anyone who would like to help bring the festival to life.

Volunteers get special deals on party tickets and more, so getting involved is extra rewarding.

Get ready to head to Lismore for another massive New Year’s Eve festival and dance the night away with LGBTI friends old and new.

For more information, tickets, and volunteer registration, click here.

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