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Attended by hundreds of thousands of people annually, the Mardi Gras is one of the biggest events of the year. The parade is free to attend, but there are also ticketed stands where you can get prime viewing space along the parade route. Fair Day is a family-friendly carnival located in Victoria Park in Camperdown, which has heaps of market stalls and fun activities for you to enjoy. There will be dancing performances, live bands, DJ sets and carnival games. Picnics are welcome, but no BYO alcohol is permitted. There will be bars located on-site as well as food stalls where you can but something to eat. Dogs are permitted at Fair Day but must remain leashed.
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Our editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products and services; you can learn more about our review process here. We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links. Neighborhoods worth considering include the City Centre, which is closer to major attractions, and Darlinghurst, close to the gay bars and restaurants of Oxford Street. Here are some of the best hotel options:. The former Sullivans Hotel, the Arts Hotel is an attractive, contemporary five-story hotel on Oxford Street in Paddington, just a minute walk east of the main gay-bar district.