Purchase your Festival Pass here…

Posted by: | Posted on: September 25, 2016

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2016 Festival Stallholder applications now OPEN! Carnival Day is Sat 5 Nov 2016!

Posted by: | Posted on: May 18, 2016

Stallholder applications for Carnival Day are still OPEN! Close 30th Sep.

Carnival Day is Sat 5 Nov 2016, to be held in Queens Gardens (cnr. Wyndham & Nixon Streets, Shepparton) – download, complete and return your registration form with payment NOW to secure your site!


Host your own event as part of OUTintheOPEN Festival Shepparton (3 – 6 Nov 2016)!

Posted by: | Posted on: May 16, 2016

Want to host your own event as part of OUTintheOPEN Festival Shepparton (3 – 6 Nov 2016)?

OUTintheOPEN is Shepparton’s newest festival celebrating community diversity.

OUTintheOPEN was developed to address some of the inequalities faced by the local gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer (GLBTIQ) & allied communities and to build a more inclusive community in Greater Shepparton. EVERYONE is welcome to get involved!

OUTintheOPEN is a project led by Goulburn Valley Pride Inc. and is proudly supported by many other organisations and community groups.

The festival will consist of a health/wellbeing forum at Goulburn Valley Hotel function rooms and a Carnival day on the first weekend in November at the Queens Gardens. Other events will be held during the weekend across the City of Greater Shepparton. This is where YOU come in!

We are looking for Community Groups, Organisations, Performers, Venues, Events & Artists…

How to get involved…

Please complete the expression of interest form – feel free to make contact with us first to discuss an event or idea. We look forward to hearing from you!

Please submit your proposal via email (details below) along with a preferred image (high res.) for marketing purposes on our website. Additional background information is welcome.

For more info contact Damien Stevens on 0418 511 562 or enquiries@outintheopen.org.au

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OUTintheOPEN Festival 2016 invites YOU to get involved…

Posted by: | Posted on: May 15, 2016

Is OUTintheOPEN Festival looking for YOU?

This year our Festival team is looking for enthusiastic people to join our us for the 4th – 6th November OUTintheOPEN Festival weekend.

The following positions will join our Festival Team:

  • Treasurer (1)
  • Fundraising & Promotions Coordinator (1)
  • Festival Volunteers (20)

Please contact us for a ‘position description’ and ‘expression of interest’ form – we look forward to hearing from you!

Find us on Facebook @ facebook.com/OUTintheOPENFestival


SAVE THE DATE – OUTintheOPEN Festival 3 – 6 November 2016

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THANK YOU

Posted by: | Posted on: November 11, 2015

On behalf of everyone involved with OUTintheOPEN 2015, we would like to say a HUGE thank-you to everyone who attended, volunteered and supported the event this year!

We look forward to seeing you all again next year!!!!!

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Check out previous year’s gig guides!

Posted by: | Posted on: November 5, 2014

Check out previous year’s Official Gig Guides – download your copies below.  Thanks for getting OUTintheOPEN with us!

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SHEPPARTON LGBTI FESTIVAL GROWS VICTORIA’S COUNTRY PRIDE CALENDAR

Posted by: | Posted on: September 4, 2014

Read more @ http://www.starobserver.com.au/news/local-news/victoria-news/shepparton-lgbti-festival-grows-victorias-country-pride-calendar/127427

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What’s OUTintheOPEN?

Posted by: | Posted on: June 2, 2014

OUTintheOPEN Festival (LGBTI health/well-being forum + Carnival Day + More)

OUTintheOPEN Festival Shepparton

OUTintheOPEN is Shepparton’s newest festival celebrating community diversity.

OUTintheOPEN was developed to address some of the inequalities faced by the local gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer (GLBTIQ) & allied communities and to build a more inclusive community in Greater Shepparton.

OUTintheOPEN is a project led by Goulburn Valley Pride Inc. and is proudly supported by many other organisations and community groups, including:
• The Bridge Youth Service
• Kildonan UnitingCare
• PFLAG (Parents, Family members & Friends of Lesbian & Gay people) Greater Shepparton
• Diversity Group (same-sex attracted & sex/gender diverse young person’s social-support group)
• Goulburn Valley Health
• Centre for Excellence in Rural Sexual Health (CERSH)
• Relationships Australia Victoria
• Goulburn Valley Primary Care Partnership
• Greater Shepparton City Council
• Goulburn North East Women’s Health
• Goulburn Valley Hotel
• Victoria Police

The festival will consist of a health/well-being forum at Goulburn Valley Hotel function rooms and a Carnival day in November at the Queens Gardens.  Other events will occur during the weekend across the City of Greater Shepparton.

For more info contact Damien on 0418 511 562 or enquiries@outintheopen.org.au &/or follow us on Facebook.

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COUNTRY DIVERSITY FESTIVAL A SIGN OF CHANGING TIMES

Posted by: | Posted on: November 25, 2013

Read more @ http://www.starobserver.com.au/news/country-diversity-festival-a-sign-of-changing-times/112932

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