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Midsumma Festival is Melbourne's annual queer celebration. A federation of arts and cultural events spread over 85 different venues throughout Melbourne and regional Victoria, the festival is presented from 17 January to the 7 February 2016. Having been held annually since 1988, it is a significant attraction on the Victorian summer calendar.

Midsumma Festival brings a diverse mix of artists and performers together under a single umbrella for an impassioned celebration and innovative presentation of queer arts and culture. The festival 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 Festival continues to attract a broad and ever-evolving audience to Melbourne and Victoria. Each year over 160,000 individuals from around the globe participate in and attend between 100 - 160 festival events, not only in Melbourne City but also from Altona to Gippsland, Reservoir to Moorabbin and regional Victoria.

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  • Alcohol
  • Bar
  • Child activities
  • Access without assistance for the disabled
  • Toilet facilities for the disabled
  • Entertainment
  • Shaded area
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