Never before seen in Margaret River, a
fabulous troupe of five from Perth Drag Queens will put on a glittering show at
the inaugural Margi Gras proudly sponsored by The River Hotel.
Margi Gras is a free inclusive event that celebrates equality for everyone
and will be held on 10 February 2018 from 5pm to 8pm at the Margaret River Cultural
With amazing make-up, bigger-than-life hair
and dazzling outfits, Perth Drag Queens Scarlet Adams
, Veronica Jean Jones
, Perri Oxide
and Donna Kebab
will put on an unforgettable
family-friendly performance of hilarious songs, dance and comedy. This is a warm up to their more risqué show
at the Margi Gras After Party at The River Hotel.
We are very excited to be performing in
Margaret River and will be entertaining everyone with a collection of very gay
songs, camp costumes and colourful wigs,” Perth Drag Queens Creative Director
Scarlet Adams said.
It'll be a PG family friendly show at
Margi Gras – which is a fantastic initiative by the way. We’re saving our
adults only show for the after party!” Scarlet said, with a wink.
New major sponsor, The River Hotel, will host
the Margi Gras After Party from 8pm until late. The River Hotel Business Partner Phil
Thompson said that he was thrilled to partner with Margi Gras.
Margi Gras is a perfect fit for our region
and I think it’s something that’s long overdue. It promotes Margaret River as a
wedding destination as well as a place that treats everyone as equals, and
we’re all for that,” Phil said.
The River Hotel is a new offering of an existing
venue with a refurbishment that has created a lighter space with a relaxed and family
“We’re putting an emphasis on food with a
fresh menu of interesting, unexpected dishes featuring local produce as well as
some well-loved pub classics, thanks to our creative new head chef Hamish Mcleay,”
The River Hotel menu declares exceptional
value with all main meals $23 or less, the exception being the scotch fillet at
$32 and market price for the grilled fish. There is also an extensive range of
beer, wine and spirits including those locally made.
Tickets to the Margi Gras After Party at
The River Hotel go on sale on Thursday 18 January 2018 and are
expected to sell fast.
Margi Gras will include music,
entertainment, drag queens, cool cars and the region’s first public legally-binding
same sex marriage.
for more information.