TASPRIDE

FESTIVAL

2020

It's back and ready to wow you with a fantastic line up of events. From our out and proud march through to the amazing Limbo party – this year's festival is ready to rock!

SAT ist Feb

LOCATION: Youth Arts & Recreational Centre, Hobart.

RAINBOW PROM

FEB 1 @ 6.30pm 

Queer Youth of Tas presents a fun, safe and inclusive social event for LGBTIQ+ young people and their allies to celebrate their diversity. This event is in it's 4th year and gets better every year! It always has a great crowd of people enjoying a great night of dancing and chatting together

FRIDAY 7th

LOCATION: Cascade Gardens

COCKTAIL PARTY

FEB 7 @ 6.30pm 

Celebrate the opening night of the Taspride festival with this delightful cocktail party. Details to come - save the date!

LOCATION: Hobart Town Hall

PRIDE FLAG RAISING

FEB 7 @ 12.30 to 12.45 

Join us as the Deputy Lord Mayor, Councillor Helen Burnet officiates proceedings and the Pride Flag will be flown in support of and for the duration of the TasPride Festival.

SATURDAY 8

LOCATION:
Cygnet Town Hall,
14 Mary St Cygnet

QUEER SCREEN
FILM FESTIVAL

SAT 8 @ 7pm 

Short Queer Films from around the world curated by Queer Screen.

Tickets $17 / $12 concession
Films rated 15+
The Supper Room: this venue is up stairs

Brought to you by Cygnet Community Arts Council, PFLAGTASMANIA, Cygnet Community HUB and Queer Screen

 


 

LOCATION:
Grand PooBah, 142 Liverpool St, Hobart TAS 7000

LIMBO!
 

SAT 8 @ 9pm 

"Don't be a drag, just be a queen" - everyone ever

It's TasPride's parade day in Hobart and we want you to march on with us for LIMBO PRIDE. Come as you are or who you want to be - it's your town, your party, your time to dance like the 40th anniversary Mardi Gras didn't even happen.
DJs DJs DJs Performers
Kissing Room open when things get hot and sweaty.


 

LOCATION:

Listed Above

BUSRIDE TO PRIDE
 

SAT 8 @ 7am 

Do you live in Burnie, Devonport or Launceston but really want to come to the TasPride Parade in Hobart? Thanks to sponsorship from the University of Tasmania and the UTAS Ally Network we have a bus!!


$10 concession.

Kids under 12yo (riding with their parents) travel free..

Burnie 7am from Burnie MacDonalds
Devonport 7:45am from 136-140 Don Road (Loaves & Fishes)
Launceston 9am from Launceston Bus Terminal on Cimitere S

LOCATION:
Begins at Salvation Army Citadel
ends with part at Franklin Sq Park

PARADE AND PARTY
IN THE PARK

SAT 8 @ 12-4pm

We will be marching to Franklin Square and this year we have a very awesome Post Pride Parade Party in the Park, so Plan to stay Put after - gotta love me some good alliteration!! There'll be entertainment, food vans, community information stalls and more.

Marshalling from 12pm at Salvation Army Citadel / Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre car park (cnr Elizabeth and Patrick Streets), leaving at 1pm and walking to Franklin Square, via Elizabeth, Liverpool and Murray Sts

 

LOCATION:
TBC

MURDER MYSTERY
 

SAT 8 @ 5pm - 9pm

A murder mystery adventure with a beautifully bent slant.

 

This unique event is tailor made for Taspride festival 2020 and perfect for sleuths and mystery buffs.
 

SUNDAY 9 

LOCATION: FARMGATE MARKET
 

THE CHRIS JACKMAN GREAT CAKE BAKE OFF

SUN 9 @ 9.30am 

Enjoy the fun & colour of the Great Cake Bake-Off 2020BAKERS! To enter you must deliver your Queerest most scrumptious cake between 9 - 10am to the TasPride stall at Farm Gate Market, on Sunday the 9th Feb entry is free.Winners announced at 10.30 am.Prizes are fabulous hampers supplied by Farm Gate: Grand prize winner - Queerest cake: Best incorporation of 2020 theme "Be seen"

LOCATION: Moonah Arts Center
23-27 Albert Road Moonah, 

SOPHIE LABELLE SINGS + LOCAL TRANS ARTIST

SUN 9 @ 4-7pm 

Canadian cartoonist, writer and public speaker, Sophie Labelle is coming to Hobart!

Check our her work at Assigned Male https://assignedmale.tumblr.com/

And come along on the day to hear her speak and to check out the work of some of Tasmania's trans artists.


 

LOCATION: Kunyani / Mt Wellington

FULL MOON WALK AND PICNIC

SUN 9 @ 6pm 

Join us and we drive to The Springs on kunanyi/Mt Wellington and enjoy an easy 1 hour/3km return walk to Sphinx Rock to watch the moonrise followed by a moonlight picnic.

Bring - sturdy shoes, water, snack, picnic dinner to share, utensils, insect repellent, picnic rug, headtorch

LOCATION: Embarking from 6:30pm at Brooke Street Pier
Boat departs at 7pm

SUNSET CRUISE ON THE DERWENT

SUN 9 @ 6.30pm - 10pm

Cruise on the Derwent River on the Peppermint Bay Cruises boat and watch the Regatta Day fireworks.

Embarking from 6:30pm at Brooke Street Piere
Boat departs at 7pm
Back to shore after the 9:30pm fireworks

A cash bar will be open and tickets include finger food.
This event is for people aged 18 or over.

MONDAY 10

LOCATION: PARLIAMENT ST RESERVE, PARLIAMENT ST HOBART
 

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Parliament Street Reserve

Parliament St, Hobart, Tasmania 7005

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PICNIC & PET PARADE

MONDAY 10 @ 11AM - 3pm 

A family friendly picnic and pet parade!
Food and drinks supplied for a gold coin donation, or BYO.
Dress up your pooches and play some fun picnic games, and otherwise chill out in the park with us fab queers.

FRIDAY 14

LOCATION: Boodle Beasly, North Hobart
 

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Parliament Street Reserve

Parliament St, Hobart, Tasmania 7005

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OUT FOP DRINKS

FRIDAY 14 @ 5 - 10pm 

It is time to gather our people and celebrate pride festival at our new home venue, Boodle Beazley!
Meet some new friends, high-five some old friends and hang around for a bite to eat.

SATURDAY 15

LOCATION: 396 Elephant Pass Rd, St Marys TAS 7215, Australia

NOT THE ONLY GAY IN BREAK O'DAY

SATURDAY 15 @ 1 - 4pm 

Celebrate pride week on the east coast in a private relaxing garden setting. Family and friends welcome
This is a non smoking venue. Please do not bring pets.

RSVP essential for catering — enquiries to:
Nev 0418 659 781 or Bryon 0408 337 056