Pride season for most of the world might be over but Cairns Tropical Pride is one of the best late celebrations of the year. Taking place in North Queensland, this is one of Australia’s most beautiful and welcoming destinations that celebrates and welcomes LGBTQ people all year round. From September 30-Octorber 8, get into a host of events that say “we’re here and queer!” Kicking things off is an Elton John concert followed by the dazzling Out After Elton dance party. Throughout the rest of the week enjoy trivia shows, barefoot bowling, pride picnic, a tropical gaze art exhibition, a gay history walk, and the Trans & Sister Girl events. Pride isn’t over yet, so grab an Aussie stud and celebrate www.cairnstropicalpride.com
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