November 25th, 2023Boots & Bling for ChillOut Festival 2024
ChillOut Festival, Australia’s premier regional LGBTIQ+ arts and cultural festival, is back in 2024.
From Thursday, March 7 to Monday, March 11, 2024, Daylesford and Hepburn Springs will once again turn into a rainbow wonderland for the “Boots & Bling” themed weekend.
Courtney Act will headline the festival with multiple performances and appearances across the weekend.
“I’m absolutely thrilled to finally set foot in Daylesford for ChillOut 2024. After hearing countless fabulous stories about this gem of a town and its vibrant community, I’m ready to sprinkle a little Courtney Act sparkle on the festivities.”
Festival favourites such as the fabulously camp Bush Dance (Saturday night)
and Street Parade (Sunday) will return, along with new events such as 100% Dance,
which will get the party started at Daylesford Town Hall on the Friday night. Poof
Doof is returning once again to host the official ChillOut after party (Sunday night).
Featuring over 50 events, ChillOut Festival is Australia’s premier and longestrunning regional queer festival, attracting nearly 30,000 visitors who fill the accommodations and restaurants in the region.
Macedon MP Mary-Anne Thomas said 2024’s ChillOut would be a fantastic event that benefits locals and visitors alike.
“Daylesford is well known as the queer capital of regional Australia, and every
year the local community embraces the transformation into a vibrant celebration of
diversity for four unforgettable days.
“ChillOut Festival is where country pride meets great music, performances, and
Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Steve Dimopoulos said: “The Victorian Government is a proud supporter of ChillOut Festival – a fantastic regional event that celebrates the diversity of every individual in attendance. ChillOut Festival brings people together from all over the country, which fosters a sense of inclusion while also providing a boost to local businesses and jobs.”
Festival Programming committee member, Jacqui Walter said now was the time to secure tickets to the events, which sell out quickly. Link: www.chilloutfestival.com.au