Brunch doesn't have to be a drag!
Strap in for a wild ride with your hostess Donna DuTchme and her special Jacqui Meoff! The ladies will dazzle you with fabulous shows, cheeky banter and fun - all while you sit back, relax, and enjoy two hours of bottomless beverages and - of course - brunch!
DRAGGED TO BRUNCH FT JACQUI MEOFF - 24 APR
Inclusive comedy at its best!
We're celebrating Midsumma with a special Pride Edition of Melbourne's favourite inclusive comedy night. Hosted by radio duo 'Annie and Ando' from JOY 94.9, Australia's only LGBTQ+ radio station.
LEMON COMEDY - PRIDE EDITION - 29 APR
Midsumma Festival Live at the Bowl
Due to requirements assessed by Midsumma Festival to meet current COVIDSafe government restrictions, the annual Midsumma Carnival will unfortunately not be able to go ahead this year. BUT, Midsumma Festival, in partnership with Arts Centre Melbourne, will present a FREE two-night spectacular line-up of live performance, comedy and music hosted at the iconic Sidney Myer Music Bowl.
Friday 30th April and Saturday 1st May
Dinner with a mix of wedding planning, what more could you want?
Uncover the secrets to planning your perfect wedding, allow Mr Theodore (Australia's leading LGBTQI+ Wedding Guide) to help you on your journey.
29 APR @ The Prince Hotel
Events that are 100% ONLINE
We know that some of us can't get to Midsumma Festival events just yet, so we have created a guide to the events in our festival that are 100% online, on-demand or livestreamed.
Midsumma Pride March date announced: 23 May 2021
Midsumma Pride March 2021 will return to Fitzroy St, St Kilda on Sunday 23 May 2021.
23 May 2021
Keep up to date with Midsumma COVID-19 Updates
This page will be continuously updated as we evolve Midsumma Festival 2021.
Last update 6 Nov 2020
Midsumma Westside is a collaboration of Melbourne’s western region Councils in partnership with Midsumma. It is a sumptuous slice of Midsumma Festival that programs the wonderful array of events taking place in the west. With exhibitions, live music, performances, storytelling and more, the west is set to come alive. Midsumma Westside invites you to GO WEST!
Event Image: On Screen, In The Flesh
Chapel Off Chapel HUB
For over 21 years Chapel Off Chapel has established itself as an iconic Australian live theatre and music venue. Located just off Chapel Street, Prahran you will find a vibrant hub of theatre, musicals, cabaret, dance, comedy and live music. Consisting of three performance spaces and Melbourne’s most welcoming foyer. Come and experience Midsumma in all its glory – live, intimate and iconic.
Event image: by Vicki Jones (Goddesses of Jazz @ Chapel off Chapel)
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Theatre Works HUB
Located in the heart of St Kilda, Theatre Works transforms into a playful, provoking and proud Midsumma Festival Hub in 2021. Theatre Works invites you to join us for an unstitched patchwork of queer lives in queer times. The TheatreWorks Midsumma Hub will be a unique, exciting and uniting place. And it will be gay. Really gay.Theatre Works HUB
The Hare Hole
The Hare Hole is Melbourne’s home of emerging artists, hybrid art formsand queer ideas. For 29 years Hares & Hyenas has embodied queer community engagement, giving a platform to intersectional communities and artists to provoke, question and be heard.The Hare Hole HUB