Come out to "Margi Gras" twenty18!

Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Come out to "Margi Gras" twenty18!

UPDATE... It was a weekend full of L.O.V.E at Margaret River's very first Margi Gras festival with the Margaret River community coming out in force to show their support for a beautiful celebration of love and equality for all!

There were unicorns... what... yep, unicorns!!  Food trucks, vintage cars, entertainment from the stars of Perth Drag Queens, and so much more, along with the main event being Margaret River's first same-sex public wedding of our beautiful local ladies Rebecca and Sunny Hannan!

Wine for Dudes got involved with sponsorship alongside a number of other local businesses to help bring it all together, with two lucky attendees winning an awesome day out exploring the Margaret River wine region with us soon!

Congratulations Bec and Sunny, we're so incredibly happy for you!! 🌈💘

Image: Nicky Lefebvre, James Bunting, Double M Photographics


Original post...

It's happening THIS WEEKEND... join the dudes crew in celebrating EQUALITY at Margaret River's very first LGBTIQ festival, affectionately known as Margi Gras!

Wine for Dudes were stoked to have been asked to become an official sponsor of Margi Gras, standing alongside a number of other awesome local businesses who also see the importance of supporting such a fabulous and worthy community event!

The Main Event...

FREE ENTRY and entertainment this Saturday 10th of Feb from 5pm to 8pm at the Margaret River Cultural Centre Lawns (see map).

Margi Gras will kick off with Margaret River's first Public Same-Sex Wedding, where we'll all get to witness incredibly gorgeous local ladies, Rebecca and Sunny, officially tie the knot under the new Australian Marriage laws that were passed in late 2017!

The night will then be filled with music, dancing, cool cars, food trucks and entertainment from five fabulous ladies from Perth Drag Queens, that you definitely won’t want to miss!

With amazing make-up, bigger-than-life hair and dazzling outfits, Scarlet Adams, Veronica Jean Jones, Katya Kokov, Perri Oxide and Donna Kebab will put on an unforgettable family-friendly performance of hilarious songs, dance and acts.

Margaret River Concert Band and Swing Dancers will get us all in the mood for a party.

The After Party!

Following on from Margi Gras is an ADULTS ONLY after party across the road at The River Hotel.

Perth Drag Queens Scarlet Adams, Veronica Jean Jones, Katya Kokov, Perri Oxide and Donna Kebab will put on a show like nothing else!  In an adult version of the Margi Gras entertainment, you can expect a camp collection of sexy songs, enthralling dance routines and side-splitting comedy all in impeccably coiffed coloured wigs.

Between performances, a DJ will mix the party tunes, getting you amped to hit the dance floor.

Tickets on sale now - CLICK HERE!

Become the Queen of Margi Gras!

Margi Gras is running a competition for one lucky drag queen to be crowned ‘Queen of Margi Gras’. It doesn’t matter what gender you are, just dress in your best, most fabulous over-the- top outfit with drag queen hair and make up to match and you could be crowned ‘Queen of Margi Gras’.


The Queen of Margi Gras will win:

  1. A beautifully locally designed and handmade tiara by Bree Stewart Costume Designs that'll make all those other queens oh-so jealous
  2. A two-night stay in Margaret River at Chalet on Percheron, T&Cs apply
  3. A bottle of Margaret River's finest thanks to Settlers Liquor Store
  4. An opportunity to perform in Margi Gras next year * 
  5. Fame, glory and a huge boost in social media followers **

* At the discretion of Margi Gras organisers. ** We can't promise any of these things!

Win a Margaret River Wine Tour for Two!

Along with other incredible prizes to be won on the evening, you can also have the opportunity to WIN a sensational day out cruising the vines of the Margaret River wine region, with a Wine for Dudes Margaret River Wine Tour for Two and Merchandise pack valued at $240!!

Margi Gras really is such a fantastic Margaret River community event that the Wine for Dudes team are incredibly proud to be involved in!  We hope to see you all there for what is going to be an absolutely fabulous event no doubt!