Get ready to ski, board, party and celebrate all things fabulously frosty at Gay Ski Week Australia (GSWA) 2022.
Australia’s biggest Winter Pride festival at Falls Creek (VIC) is a great gay time for the entire LGBT+ family, (finally) celebrating 12 seasons in 2022 and is Australia's only national pride event.
Festival 2022 is kicking off Friday 2nd September and running to the following Sunday 11th September all completely on snow at Falls Creek resort in Victoria. Two fabulous weekends delivering ten days of frosty Alpine fun and nine sizzling nights of entertainment.
Daily events, après and social skiing and boarding are packed into the programme; there is plenty of hot action on and off the slopes. Stay on-mountain and enjoy some of the best natural snow conditions in Australia, plus a great group of people to snow with.
Exciting new developments for 2022:
❄️ Our first Host Lodge! Experience the social heart of Gay Ski Week Australia at Diana Alpine Lodge. Currently held exclusively for GSWA guests. Great location with easy access to the nearby chairlift and runs. Enjoy the in lodge hot-tub and sauna, and relax after a good day on the slopes!
❄️ The Drinks Palace and Dance Bar: our new Aprés and evening events venue, with a focus on our DJ’s, drag, cool tunes and hot bodies! Expect fun and frivolity aplenty.
❄️ Disco Pop: a free fun, frisky and funky social event nightly at “The Palace”
❄️ Frock Hudson’s Cabaret Lounge: operating each day during the festival, it will alternate with The Palace as the daily Aprés venue. We’ve got some fun stuff planned for here!
❄️ The Piano Bar: the free late night part to Frock Hudson’s Cabaret Lounge, kicking off from Tuesday 6th, from 9pm each night. Enjoy tunes, cocktails or a nightcap or two on your way home. But expect a few surprises along the way!
❄️ Daily Aprés with Guest DJ’s: enjoy our improved Aprés sessions with DJ's you know and love from around Australia, plus our Drag Hosts will keep you entertained. Remember, the more you drink, the prettier they look!
❄️ More New Events: “Cocktails & Karaoke”, "Winter Onesieland Cocktail Party", “Monday Mountain Madness”, ”The Chill Sessions" with Australia's first lady of House DJ Kate Monroe, and we welcome "Frock Hudson's Alpine Antics" to the mountain.
❄️ Women’s Program: creating a safe space designed to encourage women (both cis, trans and non-binary individuals) to get out, upskill and enjoy themselves with other female participants and instructors.
❄️ Ambassador Group Runs: get out with the group and have fun together! We are introducing more snow activities this year, with some hosted group runs from the resort instructors, plus some afternoon runs hosted by our fabulous GSWA Ambassadors.
❄️ Pride Day 2022 at Falls Creek: an explosion of rainbow colour right across the resort. Events include our "Picnic on the Peak" and "The Rainbow Run”, plus announcing the winner of the inaugural “Drag Up Your Business” Competition.