Queens Ball

With a history spanning 58 years, the Queens Ball is Queensland’s premier event for people of diverse genders and sexualities and the longest continuously running event of its kind in the world. Originating on Tamborine Mountain in the Gold Coast Hinterland as a night of fun and frivolity in a time when it was still illegal to be gay, the event has continued to evolve year after year. From house parties to dance parties, cocktail parties and more the event has now found a home at Brisbane City Hall for the 6th year running and is attended by approximately 500 guests. The Queens Ball Awards is a glittering combination of a formal awards ceremony and a raucous celebration of who we are and who we love. Guests are treated to a fabulous 2 course meal and 4 hour beverage package, with VIP guests treated to an outstanding hour of welcoming entertainment and canapés beforehand.This event serves as a major fundraiser for BPF, raising over $10,000 for initiatives to better the mental health and the well being of our community . The Queens Ball hosts the Brisbane Pride Annual Awards,Recognition of the hard work undertaken by members of our community is crucial to advancing LGBTIQ+ issues at the local, state and federal level.Attended by dignitaries and elected representatives as well as members of the community, this event bridges the gap between policy makers and the people who their choices and opinions impact.

Queens Ball Awards

With a history spanning almost 60 years, the Queens Ball is Queensland’s premier awards night for people of diverse genders and sexualities and the longest continuously running event of its kind in the world. Originating on Tamborine Mountain in the Gold Coast Hinterland as a night of fun and frivolity in a time when it was still illegal to be gay, the event has continued to evolve year after year.

Queens Ball Voting will be available here on Mon 25 May