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Midsumma Festival 2019

When:  19 January to 10 February, 2019
Where:  Various Venues in Melbourne

Get out your bling and feather boas! Midsumma Festival Victoria's premier LGBTQIA+ cultural festival, is bursting into the streets, theatres and parks around Melbourne from 19 January to 10 February.

The 3 week festival brings a diverse mix of artists, performers, communities and audiences together under a single umbrella for a celebration and innovative presentation of queer arts and culture. 

The Midsumma Festival program comprises visual arts, theatre, spoken word, cabaret, film, live music, parties, sport, social events and public forums and events in over 100 different venues across Melbourne and wider Victoria.

It will kick off with all the colour and pizzazz of the Midsumma Carnival on Sunday 20 January in Alexandra Gardens. The legendary Midsumma Pride March will take over the streets of St Kilda on Sunday 3 February.

Other highlights include:

  • Midsumma Festival Bar - The Coopers Malthouse in Southbank
  • Dancing Qweens
  • Misudmma and Australia Post Art Prize - No Vacancy, QV Gallery
  • Midsumma Extravaganza - Hamer Hall, St Kilda
  • Nocturnal featuring Nakhane
  • Playtime Staged Readings
  • + Youth Workshop - Testing Grounds, Southbank
  • Midsumma Body events
  • Consent Festival
  • Queer Economies

For a full program of events and tickets visit Midsumma

Get in early and book your Melbourne Accommodation for this innovative celebration of queer arts and culture!

Book your Melbourne accommodation with us here at The Jazz Corner Hotel and enjoy a central location staying in one of our unique studio rooms, 1 and 2 bedroom apartments.