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Pink Loerie 2016

The Pink Loerie Mardi Gras & Arts Festival is in its 16th year and to celebrate, this year's event will be bigger, better and a bit more outrageous than ever. This year's festivities are taking place from 27 April - 1 May 2016 at various locations around the beautiful town of Knysna.

This popular celebration is a highlight on the international Gay Calendar and offers four days of non-stop entertainment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people as well as anybody looking for a fun and fabulous time.

Knysna is considered by some to be the most gay-friendly town, and is a popular international tourist destination. In previous years it has earned the coveted title of "South Africa's Favourite Town of the year".

During the Pink Loerie Mardi Gras the entire town of Knysna will be painted Pink again by thousands of party animals from all over South Africa, Africa and the rest of the world. This year revellers will enjoy four days of shows, entertainment, pageants and heaps of over-the-top flamboyant festivities. The pinnacle of Pink Loerie comes with the carnival on the final day where you will see fantastic floats and extravagant costumes sailing down the streets of Knysna.

Locals get in on the action with Knysna shop-owners competing to win the title of Best Window Display and businesses offering awesome deals for tourists over the festival period.

While the lineup has not as yet been disclosed, the 2016 theme has been decided upon. Attendees are encouraged to dress in their finest, most bedazzling outfits in accordance with the 'Young and Never Been Kissed' theme.

Pink Loerie 2016

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Event Details

Type: Art & Cultural
Start: 27 Apr 2016 18:00
End: 1 May 2016 16:00
South Africa
Early Bird Miss Mardi Gras :
R 55
Standard Miss Mardi Gras:
R 85
Farewell Sunday Lunch :
R 220
VIP Dinner and Fundraiser:
R 350
Tickets At Door:

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