CBR Fair Day 2018

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We are proud to present CBR Fair Day 2018 with the support of our principal partner, the ACT Government and venue partner, Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres.

CBR Fair Day is the largest celebration of Canberra's wonderful and diverse LGBTIQ communities.  Join and celebrate with us! Enjoy a fabulous day of music and performances. You can also participate in activities and workshops, have a chat at the friendly community stalls, shop at the market and indulge your taste buds with delicious food.

The Rainbow Pet Parade will return with amazing outfits and prizes for pooches of all sizes! More information to come soon.

Fair Day has launched SpringOUT every year since the first SpringOUT Pride Festival in 1999. Bring your friends, partners, family and puppies - there'll be something for everyone to enjoy.

Where: Gorman Arts Centre, 55 Ainslie Ave, Braddon

When: Saturday 3 November

Time: 11am – 4pm

CBRFairDay 2018 Map

Open the CBR Fair Day map to navigate your way to all the Fair Day fun!

Click here for the CBR Fair Day 2018 Program!

CBR Fair Day is proudly supported by

Principal partner:

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Venue partner:

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Media partner:

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Major sponsor: 

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Supporting sponsors:

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RSVP to CBR Fair Day 2018

Visit our Facebook event to RSVP to CBR Fair Day, and make sure you're up to date with event announcements, line ups and all there is to see and do on the day!

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Applications for CBR Fair Day 2018 are now open!

Applications for CBR Fair Day 2018 at Gorman Arts Centre

Applications for sponsors (it includes a stall!), performers, workshops and activities for CBR Fair Day 2018 are now open. Please note, we are no longer accepting stallholder applications for 2018. To get in early for 2019, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please download the relevant form below and make sure you get the completed form and required certificates back to us as soon as possible! We reached maximum capacity for stalls last year.

If you have any questions or require additional information, please get in touch during office hours by calling 02 6257 2855 or by emailing events @ aidsaction.org.au

Sponsorship Pack
Performer Pack
Supporter Pack
Workshop Pack

Rainbow Pet Parade

The Rainbow Pet Parade will, without a doubt, be a major highlight of CBR Fair Day where the finest and fluffiest (or not) of Canberra's pups will come together to strut their stuff.
Does your puppy have an uncanny resemblance to you? Or have the most adorable outfit?

Here are the five categories and prizes (you can enter in one or more!)-
1. Waggiest Tail: Annual vaccination and a year’s supply of gastro-intestinal worm tablets for your dog, inclusive of consultation fee, valued up to $175.
2. Pet & Owner Look-a-Like: $100 gift voucher for grooming + hamper with shampoo, sprays and conditioner samples.
3. Best Trick: Training tools package valued at $200
4. Best in Show by Popular Opinion: Spa pamper pack: wash and blow dry (value $85); collar and lead set; free day care assessment; 20% off apparel purchase.
5. Outrageous Outfit: 1 week of fresh healthy pet food delivered to your door valued at up $60.

All dogs who enter will receive a ‘doggy bag’ as a thank you for their participation.

Wayne Herbert
Sue Webeck

Back by popular demand, Sue and Wayne will be keeping the applauses and laughs going as hosts to the Rainbow Pet Parade! Wayne and Sue are two of the Council’s funniest and most fabulous supporters – they’re basically local celebrities. You won’t want to miss this show!

Register your fur baby early by downloading the registration form here and returning it via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before COB 1 November. You can also register at the Northside stall on the day!
Registration fee: A gold coin donation on the day to the PAWS Program
Entrance to CBR Fair Day is FREE!

All proceeds will return directly to Northside Community Service to fund their PAWS (Pet Assistance and Wellbeing Service) Program. Read more about Northside’s PAWS program here.

Prize Sponsors
We would like to thank the following businesses for their generous donations and supporting the PAWS Program and the Rainbow Pet Parade!

Northside Veterinary Centre in Braddon www.northsidevet.com.au
Isabel’s Dog Grooming in Phillip www.isabelsdoggrooming.com.au
Paws2Play www.paws2play.com.au
Dogue Gungahlin www.dogue.com.au
Healthy Pet Chefs www.healthypetchefs.com.au

The Rainbow Pet Parade is made possible with thanks to the AIDS Action Council’s partnership with Northside Community Service.

Let us know you’re coming by RSVPing via our Facebook Event page here

Please note
The Rainbow Pet Parade is for dogs only. Apologies to your pet cats, rabbits, llamas, goats, lizards and more!

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