Midsumma Festival is Victoria's premier LGBTQIA+ cultural festival, made for and by communities who live with shared experiences around diverse gender and sexuality (DGS).Arrange your visit to Midsumma Festival and discover more family-friendly attractions in Melbourne using our Melbourne online journey planner .
We are a champion of LGBTQIA+ cultures, conversations and events. We promote, develop andcelebrate LGBTQIA+ arts and culture. We are the intersection between people, ideas, stories and experiences - a focal point for connections and belonging. We create inclusive safe cultural and social spaces. We provide platforms for shared experience in a world, which often under represents us. We value diversity and we embrace difference. We increase our communities’ profiles and amplify the stories that might otherwise not be seen, heard or felt.
Although the primary three-week festival is held in summer each year, Midsumma works year-round to provide artists, social-changers and culture-makers with support and tools to create, present and promote their work. Midsumma Festival brings a diverse mix of artists, performers, communities and audiences together under a single umbrella for a celebration and innovative presentation of queer arts and culture.
Midsumma is funded through the involvement and financial support of our sponsors, our patrons and our wonderful communities.
Midsumma Festival's program is made up of a wide range of events and activities including visual art, theatre, spoken word, cabaret, film, live music, parties, sport, social events and public forums.
Offering a diverse, exciting and relevant program, Midsumma continues to attract a broad and ever-evolving audience to Melbourne and Victoria. Each year over 150,000 individuals from around the globe participate in and attend festival events.
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