Midsumma Carnival 2020 [Melbourne]
Midsumma Carnival 2020 [Melbourne]

Event Information


Sunday January 19, 2020
10:00 AM


Alexandra Gardens
Alexandra Gardens

Auslan Interpreter/s

Michelle Ashley & Susan Emerson & Kirri Dangerfield

Language/ Cultural Consultant



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About Midsumma Carnival

Midsumma Carnival highlights the opening weekend of the three-week Festival each year. Midsumma Carnival is an iconic outdoor celebration that has become one of the biggest highlights in the LGBTIQA+ annual calendar. The event provides a fitting opening to the Festival each year. In itself, Carnival is a huge single-day event running from 11am until 10pm in Alexandra Gardens in Melbourne’s CBD, with a massive set up and overall coordination required for delivery each year.

Midsumma Carnival attracts a broad attendance across age ranges and demographics, truly celebrating a day of inclusion and diversity in all its forms.

This popular annual event is free to the public and attracts around 118,000 people.

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