Strap yourself in. The Oz Kink Fest is back, this year at a whole new venue, but again bringing fetish enthusiasts, experts and retailers together for the kinkiest 10 days Melbourne has seen!
The Oz Kink Fest is an annual festival in September for the alternate and kink community of Australia, uniting all those of alternative lifestyles and sexuality groups. The festival offers a variety of opportunities, events and incredible interstate and international talent person and present on a wide range of techniques and skills for all interests and kinks.
Oz Kink Festival aims to help raise the community spirit and provide an event that benefits the alternative lifestyle community at large – with zero judgement. You’ll enjoy high quality entertainment – including some great music, workshops including both educational and community building based, along with the best and hottest parties in town – the Fetish Expo after party should definitely be on your ‘to do’ list.
Kicking things off on September 15, the Fetish Expo is where you’ll want to be. With a unique trading and socialising environment, somewhere safe and welcoming to all, the expo features more than 60 local and interstate stallholders – with the majority specialising in toys for men, including major sponsors, Aphrodite’s Pleasure, Lucrezia and De Sade, Sanctuary, Sex Life Therapy, and Eagle Leather. Here, you’ll find everything and anything, from shoes to corsets or even whips and chains – whatever your fetish, you will find it here. The expo also features performances every hour (including a tempting live show by MenXclusive), fantastic food, educational and community connection opportunities, a Grand Fashion Show which showcases some of Australia’s finest alternative designers and finishes up with one of the hottest parties in town. If you’re not sure what you’re into, or you just want to dip your toes in and buy yourself something pretty, than the Fetish Expo is the event for you.
For the city, whose alternative lifestyle community is growing – and includes those interested in fetish, leather and kinks, amongst others, this festival is an opportunity to learn, share experiences and take part in new experiences. The Oz Kink Festival provides a safe, informative and educational environment for socialising and learning all about what is often kept secret.
“This is the best opportunity for those interested in incorporating BDSM or other kink elements into their lives to learn first-hand from professionals and experts, rather than going it on their own,” explains OKF Producer, Mz Mallice. “All are welcome to explore their hidden desires and utmost fantasies in a safe, informative, and social environment.”
Some other highlights of the festival, besides the Fetish Expo of course, includes ten of Australia’s brightest lights in kink and alternative fashion design have their creations paraded at the show-stopping Grand Fetish Fashion Show at Fetish Expo; competitions for best outfits at the festival; performances by some of Australia’s biggest kink names, and some international guests, including “Polyfilla”, Mistress Tokyo, Electra Amore; hard-core dungeon play spaces; and skill shares and workshops presented by local and international presenters, with topics including bondage, medical play, fire flogging, and heaps more! Whether you’re looking for education, connection, or sheer recreation, the Kink Fest has you covered.
If you have ever harboured any form of interest in the alternative lifestyle community this festival is the perfect chance to learn more, and to discover people with a wide range of interests. This is an opportunity to try something, or several somethings for the first time, and a chance to play out any hidden desires, or even to attempt your biggest and/or deepest fantasy.
With a mission statement that includes providing entertainment, safety, education, and fun for those living an alternative lifestyle Oz Kink Festival will have something for everyone, ranging for newbies and those with a mild interest to the most experienced. It will be a fun experience for all and an experience that keeps on giving.
When & Where: Various locations across Melbourne – September 14 – 24
Find out more via www.ozkinkfest.com/