Event Registration


Midsumma Event Registrations and Premier Event Submissions

The 2016 Midsumma Festival will open with Carnival and T Dance on 17 January 2016, and will close on 7 February. Registrations to have your event included in the 2016 Midsumma Festival have now closed. Please scroll through the information below if you're interested in being a part of a future Midsumma Festival, and please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or would like to chat about your concept. Also, check out Resources for Midsumma Event Producers for lots of additional background material and information sources.

Premier Events are assessed against selection criteria to ensure they: are relevant to the queer community; have artistic merit or satisfy a community need; have high production quality; are produced by an experienced or proven team; are well organised, especially with regard to publicity and marketing materials; and result in a balance between locations, venues, event types and target markets to ensure the festival is broad and inclusive. Premier Event submissions for Midsumma Festival 2016 will be open from 21 August - 21 September 2015. No late submissions can be accepted. Download the Premier Event Key Selection Criteria (PDF).

Event registrations for Midsumma Festival 2016 will be open from 21 August - 21 September 2015. No late registrations can be accepted.

Midsumma will be holding some information sessions, covering key areas to assist with maximising the benefits of including your event within the 2016 festival program. This is your chance to be face-to-face with behind-the-scenes personnel, including some key venue managers and Midsumma's external PR team. The information sessions will be held on Wednesday 9 September and Thursday 17 September, 2015 between 6:30 and 8pm at the City Village, 225 Bourke St, Melbourne.

To RSVP please select the relevant RSVP date below:
  Rsvp for Wednesday 9 September, 2015
  Rsvp for Thursday 17 September, 2015

If you have any questions, please phone us on 03 9415 9819.