Midsumma Festival Dates

Midsumma Festival Live at the Bowl by Suzanna Balding

Midsumma Festival 2022

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Australia's premier queer arts and cultural festival returns in 2022, running between 23 January and 13 February, with Midsumma Pride March on Sunday 6 February.

Midsumma Year Round

In addition to the well-known festival, normally held in January and February, Midsumma is also involved all year round in nurturing artists and creating opportunities for their professional development, with particular emphasis on assisting those in our communities who suffer discrimination or disadvantage.

Registration deadlines and other key dates for Midsumma Festival 2022 are as follows: 

  • Event Registrations Open: 8 July 2021 
  • Event Registrations Close: 11 October 2021

Key Milestones 

  • Venue Registrations Open – 8 July 2021 
  • Midsumma Festival Info Sessions – TBA
  • Event and Venue Registrations close – 11 October 2021
  • Program Launch / Guide Released – mid-November 2021 
  • Festival Dates: 23 January - 13 February 2022.

Midsumma Year Round

See all of the amazing programs, events and initiatives that Midsumma supports year-round.

LGBTQIA+ Festivals

Australia's circuit of quality LGBTQIA+ festivals provides a unique opportunity to tour the country. It's also a great opportunity for audiences to travel while sampling a diverse and eclectic range of events along the way.

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