Drag Expo comes to Melbourne to celebrate all things drag

Australia’s first drag convention, Drag Expo is the country’s premier celebration of all things drag, kitsch and pop culture.

Releasing at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Center from August 6-7, this weekend-long convention is complete with a plethora of panels, tutorials, chill-out spaces, fabulous shops, Q&A catwalks , meet and greets, official merchandise, a drag market and more. Meet the stars of RuPaul’s Drag Race, learn how drag has evolved over the years, and see Australian drag legends and their inspiring stories.

what you need to know

  • Australia’s premier drag celebration comes to Melbourne
  • It’s a weekend exploration of all things drag, kitsch and pop culture.
  • Drag Expo takes place from August 6 to 7

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Starting with a two-hour grand opening gala extravaganza on August 5th, featuring fabulous shows from all of their top international and local drag talent. With performances on the main stage, panels to attend, and new friends to meet, this is the perfect show for any drag artist or drag fan.

But it’s not all glitz and glamor at Drag Expo: from technical tricks to mental health, no topic will be left untouched over the two days.

The show is packed with loads of iconic drag performers. This year, he meets RuPaul’s Drag Race and Drag Race Down Under Detox stars Art Simone, Etcetera Etcetera, Maxi Shield, Jasmine Masters, Coco Jumbo and Scarlet Envy. They are joined by a cast of impeccable talent, including Dragula winner Vander Von Odd and reigning Miss First Nation 2021 Cerulean.

Witness how Australia has given drag its own special flavor with local talents like Max Drag Queen, Michelle Mayhem, Diva Attenbra, Stacy Queen, Ellawarra, Ruby Slippers, Beverly Kills and The Fabulous Wonder Mama.

Get more information or get your tickets for the next Drag Expo by heading here.

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