From: Friday, May 27th, 2022
To: Saturday, Jun 18th, 2022
The Program is long – but so is the Journey – & Its worth it!
The world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas, Vivid Sydney takes place in Sydney each year during May with stunning light displays across the city’s most famous landmarks. The gay community celebrate this event with The Heaps Gay Qweens Ball.
Over 23 nights Vivid Sydney will paint the Harbor City in the color and spectacle of Vivid Light, take over Sydney stages with Vivid Music’s electric performances and collaborations, and provide a global forum for thought-provoking debate and creative discussion at Vivid Ideas.
The Heaps Gay Quween’s Ball
The Heaps Gay Qween’s Ball invites you to don yourself in the most luxurious dress-up an op-shop can provide. Assemble your very own royal queer family and step through the arches of the grandest, fanciest building in town, the Sydney Town Hall for the experience of a lifetime for Vivid Sydney. Spanning two grandiose stages the Heaps Gay Qweens Ball will be feature Qweens in all forms. You can also expect Drag Qweens, burlesques, roaming performances.
Feeling royal? Fall into a world of cloaked luxury for one sensory night of Queer expression at Sydney’s most iconic venue. The Sydney Town Hall!
Here are the hotels we recommend that have good reviews and keep you close to all the action:
Recommended Apartments in Sydney
1 & 2 Bedrooms
All apartments include an iPod docking station and a fully equipped kitchen with an oven, a stove and a microwave. The en suite bathroom provides Black Label Appelles luxury toiletries. free WiFi. flat-screen TV, private balcony city views
Located in Sydney’s hip Surry Hills, this 85sqm warehouse apartment is a traveller’s dream. Built in the 1920’s as a bank, With thick walls, the building is spacious. Just metres from bars, cafes & restaurants on Oxford
Offering an air conditioned 3 bedroom apartment with a living room with flat screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen with a refrigerator, bathroom with bath ans shower combination. Close to oxford street and all the bars and restaurants
1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms
Each apartment has a flat-screen TV and a fully equipped kitchen with cooking facilities & a dishwasher. The penthouse boasts a relaxing spa bath and panoramic views. Pillow menu available. free WiFi & fitness centre,
Video Of Vivid Sydney & The Heaps Gay Qweens Ball
VIVID SYDNEY FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS 2018
Recommended Hotels in Sydney
For clubbing and nightlife, Oxford Street, Darlinghurst/Surry Hills is still the heart of gay Sydney. Most of the hotels we have selected are close to these districts. Newtown, Erskineville and Glebe are worthy of a visit. These villages have great communities, cafes, pubs and eateries. Kings Cross/Potts Point area aslo offers great gay-friendly dining options.
5 Star, Luxury
Sydney’s World Tower, floor 61 & above, Luxury suites offering floor-to-ceiling windows with panoramic city views
5 Star, Great Pool
Located on Hyde Park in the Sydney CBD featuring 2 restaurants and a rooftop pool and patio with spacious rooms.
Hotel Stellar, 4 Star
Located in the heart of Sydney, just 80 m from Hyde Park & Oxford Street,spacious apartments with kitchen.
Rydges Sydney Central
4 Star, Great Location
Located on the edge of the Sydney CBD featuring a 15 m indoor pool, a spa, 2 bars, 2 restaurants and a cafe.
Why you may want a car in Sydney
Explore beyond Sydney’s well known landmarks such as the Opera House! Head to the Hunter Valley, Australia’s famous wine lands? With more than 150 different wineries to choose from, wine lovers will be spoiled for choice! The valley is just a short 2 hour drive north of the capital.
Discover some amazing resorts and hotels such as The Kirkton Park Hotel or Chateau Elan At The Vintage located in the midst of some stunning vineyards. Try some of the regions famous Semillon or Shiraz wine as you sample locally sourced chocolates or cheese! For those a little bit more adventurous, take a helicopter tour of the valley!