Your Sydney Easter Gay Party Guide
With Easter comes extra days to party hard. From cocktail nights to big dance parties, here’s your complete guide to Easter gay party guide.
THURSDAY (GOOD FRIDAY EVE): APRIL 5
Catch boys strut their stuff in skimpy jocks at the final of Search for an International Underwear Model.
DJs Scottie Lupton, Calvin Wong and Beatrix dish out classic dance, house and old school tunes for the Easter edition of Back 2 Love.
Both levels are open for this special Good Friday Eve party at Arq, featuring shows and DJs Scott Tanner, Luke Leal, Alex Taylor and Kitty Glitter.
Ruby Rabbit kicks off their Easter shenanigans with a party featuring urban/pop fusion duo Prince of Thieves.
Budding drag queens continue to battle it out at Tora’s Drag Race at the Midnight Shift. See which of the remaining eleven hopeful divas will make the cut.
Make the last bits of summer count at this new men-only underwear party at Nevermind. Cage fight dancers and go-go boys will help raise the temperature.
Kick start your long weekend at the Oxford Hotel. Richard Savvy will be doing his signature buzz cuts with Ben Drayton on the decks. The Underground Bar will be screening the hilarious comedy, Longhorn.
Dance to the tunes of DJ Scott Tanner, who’ll be taking the reins at the Imperial Hotel. The party being at 10pm.
GOOD FRIDAY: APRIL 6
Belt out your favourite tunes at Karaoke, hosted by Verushka Darling. Crooners take to the stage from 6pm to 9pm.
Relax at the lush surrounds of the Beresford Hotel, which will be trading from 12pm to 10pm. Seafood lunch specials will be on the menu. Yum.
One of the few venues to trade all day and night on Good Friday, the Taxi Club has shows and DJs to get you in the holiday mood. Nightclub opens from 10pm.
I Remember House
Dan Murphy’s I Remember House returns on Good Friday with another sensational soiree at the Sydney’s entertainment palace, Ivy. The fun starts at 2pm.
EASTER SATURDAY: APRIL 7
DJs Matt Effect, Buck Naked and George Roussos headline the dark and dirty party Woof at the Imperial Hotel.
Take your shirt off at Nevermind’s weekly Saturday club night, Live. Look out for special guest DJs and performances.
See the popular S&M Mansion production show starring Wil Sabin, Decoda Secret and Natasha Knowles.
Club kids and alternative queers unite at this new gay indie night at the Oxford Hotel. Arrive at 10pm for $4 Carltons until midnight.
EASTER SUNDAY: APRIL 8
Whenever Monday is a public holiday, Arq is packed to the brim. This Easter Sunday bash, aptly titled ‘Hot Cross Buns’ features Greg Boladian, Justin Scott, Jimmy Dee, Rob Davis, Sandi Hotrod and Dom De Sousa.
D’Johnny, direct from Europe, headlines M.I.A. at My House on Oxford Square. He’ll be supported by David Neale, Digital Damage, Troy Cox, Johan K and JimJam.
Charisma Belle, Carmen Geddit and Shelley Legs Diamond present a special Easter Sunday performance of their popular dance spectacle Oh My Gush!
Catch internationally-renowned DJ and producer Sandy Rivera live as he takes to the decks at Hi-Fi at Moore Park, along with Hook N Sling and Paul Goodyear.
You’ll hear six of queer Sydney’s best local DJs, play across two floors at the Beresford Hotel. Sundays are normally busy for the venue which means Easter Sunday is going to be ridiculous (and we mean that in the good way).
Live performance space The Standard is the site of this hot new bash put together by gay party experts, In The Dark. Expect loads of men bumping and grinding on the dance floor.
For girls who like music with a bit of attitude, this one’s for you. Dirty Talk is a brand new lesbian event with a focus on hip hop and RnB. Party starts at 10pm
Celebrate the new that the Taxi Club isn’t closing. There’ll be drag show every hour from 8pm which will culminate with a drag flash mob led by Sandy B. You go girl.
EASTER MONDAY: APRIL 9
Keep the party going at Oxford Street’s hottest recovery event, Up. This special Easter edition takes over Qbar, opening at the early time of 2am.
Kick on at the Colombian Hotel on Easter Monday with DJs Nick Polly, Neil Hume and Luke Leal from 5pm.
Wind up your Easter weekend at the Beresford. The bar opens from 12pm and there’ll be DJs from 4pm.