Mardi Gras at The Beresford

10 February – 5 March

Get the glitterati together. Mardi Gras 2019 is here!

What's On

Dog Show

12pm Sunday 10th Feb

A fab day of pooch parades and doggie treats. Take your fur-baby on a shopping spree with stalls from Happy Puppy, Woof Gateaux, Dogue, and Monica's Dog Rescue, before hitting the pageant!

Daily Jocks Take Over

3pm Sun 17th Feb

Come and preview a curated selection of styles across underwear, swimwear, sportswear and fetish! We’ll help you get ready for Mardi Gras 2019. First 500 guests receive a gift pack valued at $50.


11am Sun 17th & 24th Feb

Join us for a special Mardi Gras edition brunch series at The Beresford. There will be drinks on arrival, an Absolut cocktail over brunch and five fabulous dishes to choose from.

Trivia Night

6.30pm Wed 20th Feb

The First Mardi Gras Inc, Trivia Night is back by popular demand and will again be supporting events for 78ers. Paul Van Reyk will be entertaining us as MC. Doors open at 6.30pm.

Absolut Beresford Sundays

Sun 24th Feb

Kick starting Mardi Gras week 2019. DJ Neil Singleton will be bringing with him his distinctive blend of the freshest, funkiest, energetic sounds which have been captivated audiences globally.

Movie Night

8pm Mon 25th Feb - A Beautiful Thing

In this alternately somber and witty coming-of-age drama, a pair of teenage boys growing up in a working-class London neighbourhood become aware of their homosexuality.


7pm Tue 26th Feb

Camp, cheeky and hilarious, Bingay is always a fabulous night to remember.
Funds raised on the night go to ACON – New South Wales’ leading LGBTI health organisation. For more info go here.

Passport Party

7pm Thu 28th Feb - Free Entry

Passport Party is all about welcoming our international guests and showing them how we party down under! International DJ line up includes Wayne G (US), Neil Singleton (UK), French Kiss (FRA).

Mardi Gras Parade

7pm Sat 2nd Mar

Streaming live on the big screen in the Beresford courtyard.

Laneway Party

2pm Sun 3rd Mar

Laneway features the hottest DJs, surprise live performances and an eclectic mix of indoor/outdoor party spaces to buzz around.

Recovery Brunch

12pm Mon 4th Mar

What better way to cap off Mardi Gras week than a revitalising brunch washed down with a few Bloody Marys?

Movie Night

8pm Mon 4th Mar - Rocky Horror Picture Show

In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon), stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry).


Yasss Queen Cocktail

Available until Mar 5th - $12ea

Wrap your lips around our limited edition Yasss Queen Mardi Gras cocktail. Made with Absolut Lime, watermelon, citrus and love.

Check back regularly as event details might change.

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