Big Gay Day Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When is Big Gay Day 2018?

A: Big Gay Day is on Sunday 11 March 2018.

Q: Where is Big Gay Day 2018 held?

A: Big Gay Day is held at The Wickham Hotel, 308 Wickham Street Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland.

Q: What time does Big Gay Day open?

A: Doors open at 1pm on Sunday 11 March 2018.

Q: Do I need to bring ID?

A: Yes. As this is a strictly 18+ event you will be required to show valid photo ID.

Q: Do you have disabled access?

A: Yes we do.

Q: Should I bring cash or card?

A: Cash and debit/credit cards can be used to purchase food and beverage tokens. Tokens are non-refundable, however any unused tokens can be dontated to charity at the event.

Q: Will there be passouts?

A: There will be no passouts.

Q: Will you have vegetarian/gluten free food options?

A: Yes

Q: What should I wear to Big Gay Day?

A: Casual, Campy, Costume


Q: When do tickets go on sale?

A: Earlybird general admission and VIP tickets go on sale Wednesday 24 January 2018. There are extremely limited VIP tickets so get in quick or miss out!

Q: How much are tickets?

A: Earlybird general admission tickets are $40 each (+BF), VIP tickets are $100 each (+BF) and general admission tickets are $45 each (+BF), when pre-purchased online. Tickets at the door are $50 each.

Q: Where do I purchase tickets?

A: You can pre-purchase your tickets on Oztix.

Q: Can I get a refund or give my ticket to someone else?

A: For information regarding ticketing, please visit


Q: Is there accommodation nearby?

A: Yes! There are heaps of accommodation options located near the Big Gay Day venue including Rydges Fortitude Valley, Tryp Fortitude Valley, Emporium Hotel, Alex Perry Hotels and FV by Peppers. Use your local booking agent or search engine to find the best option for you.

Q: How do I get to Big Gay Day by public transport?

A: The Wickham Hotel is a short 6-minute walk from the Fortitude Valley Train Station and a 4-minute walk from a major bus stop (Brunswick Street Stop 202 near Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley). Visit Translink’s Journey Planner to find the best route for you at

Q: If I decide to drive, where can I park?

A: There is limited street parking around The Wickham Hotel so we recommend parking with Secure Parking at Valley Metro Car Park or McWhirters Car Park. Parking starts from $8.
Visit to pre-book parking and save.


Q: Can I volunteer at Big Gay Day?

A: Big Gay Day supports a number of charities who are always looking for new volunteers. Contact them directly.

Q: I’m with the media. Can I get into Big Gay Day to take photos or videos?

A: Please contact our marketing team, Red Stockholm at

Q: Can I get an interview with the Big Gay Day organisers?

A: Please contact our marketing team, Red Stockholm at