Iconic Festival ready to kick up its heels

The Broken Heel Festival. There is nothing like it in the world. And it is right here in Broken Hill.

The festival that celebrates all things LGBTQIA, commemorates the theatrical release date of the iconic Priscilla, Queen of the Desert movie – largely filmed in Broken Hill back in 1994.

After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, locals and people from away are delighted to see the keystone Festival’s return.

Businesses are happy too, not least because it comes hard on the heels of the successful Mundi Mundi Bash.

The Broken Heel Parade is a must-see event available, of course, free of charge, and is part of a wide range of free events available in the town square on the Saturday of the festival.


You can also check out Dollys Disco Welcome Party at The Palace Hotel – free of charge on the Thursday night prior to the festival’s official start.

This year’s event promises to be the best one yet.

Friday and Saturday night from 6pm and Sunday from 5pm at the iconic Palace Hotel, and the surrounding streets, will turn into the Festival’s grounds. Chuck on whatever makes you feel fabulous, darling, and check out the entertainment across three stages.

The star power is unprecedented this year, with world class acts like 100% Kylie, Joel Creasy, Hey felicia! and Stardust headlining the more than 30 acts you can catch with a Festival wrist band.

If you won’t be in Broken Hill, or you can’t make it to the festival this year, never fear, because the Broken Heel festival is being broadcast to the world.

Stay up-to-date with the festivities and catch simulcasts as 2DRY partners with Australia’s Rainbow Community Media and Radio Station, JOY, to bring all the glitz and glam to the radio waves. Listen on 107.7FM in Broken Hill or at anywhere else in the world.

And if Broken Hill isn’t outback enough for you, you can go further afield. Buses will depart the Palace Hotel at 11:30am,12:30pm and 1pm on the Sunday of the festival for a fun-filled day at the legendary Silverton Hotel.

The Festival, kicks up its heels from this coming Thursday, September 8 and runs through to the following Monday.

Tickets are still available, so book now! Head to to get yours today.

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