Midsumma Pride March 2023 - Local Trader Offers

Midsumma Pride March 2021 by Suzanne Balding

Local traders along Fitzroy Street, and Acland Street St Kilda, will be once again celebrating with our LGBTQIA+ communities on Sun 5 Feb, so make sure you pop in to say hi and maybe tuck in for a snack when the March is over. Read on to view the local traders getting involved - you may even find a special discount or offering for our Midsumma Pride March attendees.


4/6 Grey Street

For $14.95 get any curry of your choice, rice, naan bread and a soft drink.

Cuisine: Indian

Hours: The lunch special, takeaway only, from 12 pm - 2.30 pm.

Banff Cafe

24/145 Fitzroy Street

$5 pots, $10 jugs and $8 pizzas all day at Banff cafe. 

Cuisine: Italian

Hours: 8am – 10pm

Bunny Bar

109 Fitzroy Street

🍹 Outdoor Bar
🥓 All Day BBQ
🎪 Full Venue Decor
🎶 Music All Night 

Hours: Open 24 hours


DJ’s from 12pm, $12 Margaritas

Hours: From 10am

Farm Goat

Shop 6/63 Fitzroy Street

Experience the creaminess of our artisan small batch soaps with unprocessed, full bodied, high fat content milk, married with sensual sustainable oils. Leaving you and your skin nourished and moisturised. Made locally in the St Kilda store.

Six unique Farm Goat Soap Bars Dressed in the Pride. 

Farm Goat is proud to announce that from they will be donating $5 from every Pride Soap gift pack sold in store or online to @minus18youth. 

Minus18 is Australia’s charity improving the lives of LGBTQIA+ youth via life-affirming events, leadership programs, and education for the whole community.

Through a preventative model of mental health support, Minus18 tackles social isolation by creating fun-filled spaces where LGBTQIA+ young people belong and are celebrated.

Purchase a Pride Pack here.

Hours: 10am – 3pm


2/155 Fitzroy Street

VIP Pride March Boozy Brunch!

Cuisine: Eggs Benedict or Florentine with prosecco Hollandaise

Hot chilli scrambled eggs with tamarind & kaffir lime, crisp shallots, spring onion coriander on ciabatta 

Sesame & earl grey smoked ocean trout salad with roast Roma tomato, pickled cucumber, crispy popped quinoa, goats curd, white bean homes & poached free range eggs

Then finish up with assorted sweet slices served with fresh fruits and vanilla labne


Hours: 8am – 3pm

Freddie Wimpoles

125 Fitzroy Street

Freddie's will be dishing out $6 mimosas & delish @absolutvodka cocktail specials 🍹 Plus, be graced by the presence of three stunning queens 👸 who will perform from 3:30pm 💃🏻 There’ll be lip sync battles, there’ll be prizes and there’ll be buckets of love as we celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community 🥰

To book: Freddie's are taking bookings over the phone and spots are limited so BE QUICK! ☎️ 9525 4041

Hours: From 10am

La Bodega

1/12 Fitzroy Street

Brunch (with a vegan option) includes coffee or tea for $18, and from 3-5pm Estrella beer $5 each

Cuisine: Delicious South American fusion food & drinks & music

Lady Peacock

19 Fitzroy Street

Somewhere over the rainbow.....🌈

Join Lady Peacock as they open the doors for the annual Pride March from 4.30pm.

The Lady is awakening from her temporary beauty sleep to welcome the Queer community and supporters to her darling salon.

Partake in the dreamy Pride March cocktail special.

Mention this post to get: 
2 x Lady's Ambrosia for $30 🍸
Rose and lychee with a delicious foam and rose petals ❤

See you Sunday 🏳️‍🌈

Hours: From 4.30pm 

PB’s Pizza Bar

60A Fitzroy Street

Bottomless margaritas all day.

Cuisine: Italian

Hours: 12pm - Late

Prince Dining Room

2 Acland St, St Kilda

Balcony views + colourful booze 

Book a table and enjoy a colourful array of Prince Dining Room classics with a vibrant spin. Sip on carefully curated cocktails and enjoy views of the parade from the ultimate viewing platform – our balcony.

The balcony will be open to all guests, feel can jump up and enjoy the Fitzroy Street excitement as you please. 

Prince Public Bar

29 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda

Catch all the commotion from arms length at Prince Public Bar. Snag one of our large tables out the front (first in best dressed) or book a table inside, snack on food specials and a sip on our Loud and Proud Sprinkle Martini. DJ from 1.30pm.

Hours: 8am - Late

The Espy

11 The Esplanade, St Kilda

PRIDE PARTY 🏳️‍🌈 This Sunday, The Espy are keeping the festivities going post-march from 12pm with a jam-packed line-up of DJs and entertainment ✨ Free entry and no bookings required!⁠

$1 from every sale of Pride cocktail 🍹, All Pride, No Prejudice (available Feb 1 – Feb 6), and rainbow dumplings (available Feb 5 – Feb 6) will be donated to the @vicpridecentre 

Hours: Open from 12pm

Three Elephants & Co

97 Fitzroy Street

Book your street and front window table dining now to watch the march. Three Elephants & Co will be cooking authentic Sri Lankan street food live outside our restaurant. Discounts on selected beers and wines are also available! 

Book online via the website or call for bookings or enquiries: (03) 9593 6318

Cuisine: Sri Lankan

Hours: 11am – 4pm 



87 Fitzroy Street

Come celebrate all things rainbow on Sunday from 10:30am 🌈☀️ Prime location, drinks and food specials, smiles all around and glitter everywhere ✨ Topolino's favourite day of the year!

Cuisine: Italian

To book:

Email [email protected] to secure your table at the front 😘

Hours: From 10.30am

Victorian Pride Centre

79/81 Fitzroy Street

Join VPC for their first ever rooftop party! Enjoy stunning views of the city and bay, while connecting with community.

This free, open-air event will feature a sausage sizzle run by Koorie Pride Victoria, drinks at the Co-Ground pop-up bar, and a live broadcast of JOY 94.9’s coverage of the Pride March, before DJ Alex Morris hits the decks in the afternoon. Every drink supports the Pride Centre and every snag supports Koorie Pride so you can feast all day guilt free.

Entry is free and you don’t need to book a ticket, however, for the comfort and safety of all guests, capacity on the rooftop is limited. First in, best dressed!

10am-11am classic queer anthems
11am-1:30pm live broadcast of the JOY94.9 Pride March coverage
1:30pm-6pm DJ Alex Morris

Midsumma Pride March 2023

Midsumma Pride March will return to Fitzroy Street, St Kilda on Sun 5 February, from 11am-4pm.

Midsumma Pride March
Banner for Victoria's Pride, with text: "Sunday 12 Feb | Victoria's Pride | Street Party"

Victoria's Pride Street Party

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in Victoria. Sun 13 Feb, Gertrude St Precinct, Fitzroy, 11am-9pm.

Victoria's Pride
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