Sydney Mardi Gras 2013
Celebrating 35 years in 2013 the Sydney Mardi Gras is one of the most spectacular events on the calendar. Running from February 8 until 3 March the festival program includes over 80 events in the Sydney CBD and the greater Sydney region.
This year’s theme “Generation of Love“ is a tribute to the past sacrifices by the gay and lesbian community to allow a society where people can live and love more freely. It also looks at the possibilities for the future.
The themes of equality, freedom and love permeate throughout the festivals events, and is very present in one of the biggest events on the calendar - Sydney Mardi Gras Fair Day. A free event on Sunday February 10, Fair Day is a fun, friendly picnic in the sun for all. With food tents, bars, stalls, festival previews and live music Fair Day attracts over 70,000 and is sure to be another huge success. Fair Day is held at Victoria Park which is only a short walk from Mercure Sydney Hotel.
Undoubtedly the highlight of the festival is Sydney Mardi Gras Parade. World famous, the parade is the biggest event of its kind in the world and is taking place on Saturday March 2nd. A vibrant, electric celebration of the power and beauty of diversity, bursting with creativity, colour and wonder designed to provoke and entertain.
Each year hundreds of thousands of people line the streets to watch the parade and this year will be no different. Sydney certainly is an exciting place to be over the Mardi Gras period.
If you are looking for a Sydney Mardi Gras hotel deal you should stay at Mercure Sydney Hotel. With great accommodation rates, some including added extras like breakfast or internet access, Mercure Sydney offers ideal Sydney Mardi Gras 2013 Accommodation for everyone.
Mercure Sydney is located in the city's entertainment district close to Darling Harbour and Chinatown, and also provides convenient public transport from Sydney Central Train Station, and Railway Square Bus Terminal.
Book your Sydney Mardi Gras Parade Accommodation at Mercure Sydney now, and enjoy one of Sydney’s most famous events.
Posted on Thursday, January 17, 2013 - Permalink