The largest and one of the longest-running LGBT celebrations in Melbourne. Each year, Midsumma Festival hosts an excellent program of events, shows, activities and parties including The Carnival, Pride March, T Dance, film screenings, comedy shows, sports, family events, etc.
The festival akes places around January-February for 3 weeks. Check the website for details and program. Planning to visit? Click here for our hotel recommendations in Melbourne.
weekday Tue-Wed 10:00 - 19:00
weekend 10:00 - 22:00 / 19:00
Owned and operated by two Australian leather men, Mannhaus shop supplies a wide range of leather, rubber, adult toys, party tickets and magazines.
Mannhaus operates a retail outlet in Collingwood, or you can order online. Closed on Mondays.
Near the city centre. Great for shopping. Value for money. Includes breakfast. Was $150 USD. Now $101 USD. | click here
Stylish design. Near Chapel Street & the gay scene. Includes breakfast. Was $413 USD. Now $103 USD. | click here
Modern apartments. Near Queen Victoria Market. Great value. Includes breakfast. Was $301 USD. Now $81 USD. | click here
Spacious rooms. Excellent views. Near the train station. Includes breakfast. Was $451 USD. Now $102 USD. | click here
Walk to Acland Street. Stylish design. Popular with gay guests. Includes breakfast. Was $413 USD. Now $89 USD. | click here
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South Yarra / Prahran gay scene
main gay district with shops, bistros, boutiques and art galleries
tourist-popular area with beaches, restaurants and café on Acland Street
Since 1996, VicBears has been a social club for masculine men, daddies, bears and their admirers in Melbourne and Victoria.
VicBears holds regular social events on the 4th Saturday of every month at various venues and a number of non-bar events all year, including pool parties, karaoke, trips, etc.
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Gay-popular swimming pool and hangout for men with six packs to flaunt. The lap pool at Prahran Aquatic Centre is one of the finest in Melbourne.
But during the summer, the action is all on the sun terrace catwalk. Opening hours vary seasonally.