The last week of February is upon us and with that the last week of summer—we know, we’re sad too. But our motto is to do everything with gusto, so FYI, we’re going out with a bang. Also, Mardi Gras.
Welcome to the new week guys, here is everything you need to do this week.
Sydney Mardi Gras
Saturday 3 March will mark 40 years of pride at Sydney’s annual Mardis Gras Parade, which is set to be the biggest, most exciting one yet. You’d know by now that LGBTQI icon Cher is headed to Sydney to perform and we are sooooo here for it. Although the parade doesn’t happen until Saturday, there will be a bunch of LGBTQI events this week in lead up, including a queer screen film festival, art shows, cocktail events and talks. To find out more deets about Mardi Gras events on this week, head here.
When: Monday 26 February - Sunday 4 March
Where: Around Sydney
Monday 26 February
Monday 26 February
$1 Zucchini Fries at Firefly
If you’re like us and love cheap eats, then get around $1 zucchini fries at Firefly this Monday. With every bevvie or mocktail purchase, for just a single buck, you’ll score a bowl of delish zucchini fries. You know where to find us.
When: Monday 26 February
Where: Firefly – 24 Young Street, Neutral Bay, NSW 2089
Tuesday 27 February
Four Hands Dinner Collab At Olio
Olio Kensington Street’s Lino Sauro is partnering up with other winning chefs throughout the year to bring world-class dining to an imitate group of guests in Chippendale. The first chef landing on Aussie soil is Singaporean celebrity chef Hatch Hashida and that’s just the beginning. For more deets, head here.
When: Tuesday 27 February
Where: Olio Kensington Street, Chippendale
Cost: $120 for 6 courses, $170 with matching wines
Wednesday 28 February
Flow After Dark Celebrate PRIDE
Get ready to get your yoga on this Wednesday at the Flow After Dark silent yoga disco. And, to be honest, the beauty of noise cancelling headphones is that you can sing as loudly (and however badly) as you want in public without anyone giving you side eye. So, get yo’ flow on and nab a ticket here before they all sell out. Book here.
When: Wednesday, 28 February, from 7pm
Where: Hordern Pavillion – 1 Driver Avenue, Moore Park, NSW, 2021
Bedlam Cabaret Special 40th Mardi Gras Festival Edition
As part of the 2018 Mardi Gras festival, Red Rattler theatre is presenting a fabulously, fearlessly, colourful Bedlem Cabaret hosted by James ‘Breko’ Brechney. A fun mish-mash of burlesque, drag and song, mixed with circus, comedy, and performing arts sounds like a damn good time to us. Tickets available here.
When: Wednesday, 28 February, 7pm for 7.30pm start
Where: Red Rattler, Marrickville
Cost: $39 Adults, $34 for MG Members, $29 Concession
We're also hosting a lunch for International Women's Day and it'll be as fab as you'd think.
Image credit: Olio