WIN! We’re giving away a super double pass bundle for ChillOut Festival, worth $360

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WIN! We’re giving away a super double pass bundle for ChillOut Festival, worth $360

Bush Dance. Credit: Michelle-Donnelly-Photography
Words by Staff Writer

Get ready to unleash the fabulous with ChillOut Festival 2024, Australia's premier and longest-running regional queer festival.

Dust off those glittery boots because the ChillOut Festival, Australia’s ultimate regional LGBTIQ+ arts and cultural festival, is making its triumphant return in 2024!

From Thursday, March 7 to Monday, March 11, 2024, Daylesford and Hepburn Springs are once again transforming into a vibrant haven for the much-anticipated “Boots & Bling” themed weekend.

Headlining this glittering spectacle is none other than the dazzling Courtney Act, set to grace the festival with multiple performances and appearances across the weekend.

To celebrate this wonderful regional program, we’re offering one Forte reader double passes to ChillOut festival signature events, valued over $360.

ChillOut Festival 2024 Double Passes

100% Dance 

Kick off ChillOut 2024 in style with a town hall dance party hosted by rainbow weatherman Nate Byrne! Don’t stop ‘til you drop with featured acts Shauna Jensen (NSW) singing your favourite dance hits, Kween Kong and dancers (of RuPaul Drag Race renown) and headline act 100% Kylie Tribute Show (be still our beating hearts: Padam Padam). Festival favourite DJ Du Jour will bring the beats until the night ends. We are sure Courtney will be popping in to have a boogie with you all.

Bush Dance 

Slip on your best flannie and cowboy boots for two-stepping and line dancing with Nate Byrne and Sexy Galexy and catch very special guest Courtney Act. More special guests to be revealed soon. Yee-haawwww!


A day of community, laughter, singing, and joy hosted by Nate Byrne, Courtney Act and Narelda Jacobs. Featuring Kween Kong, Katie Underwood, Sexy Galexy, DJ du Jour, DJ Eddie, Shauna Jensen, The Lost Girls, Bek Jensen duo, Dolly Diamond and more, with a closing performance by Courney Act.

Poof Doof 

The legendary HORSE MEAT DISCO are headlining the POOF DOOF Official ChillOut Festival afterparty on Sunday 10th March 2024! Full line-up to be revealed soon!

POOF DOOF is returning to host the official ChillOut after party! This year’s Denim & Diamonds theme event features a line-up of Australian queer DJ legends and drag icons.

All you have to do to enter is chuck in your details below. The competition closes February 5 2024 at 5pm, when the winner will be drawn and notified by email. By entering, you agree to receive promotional collateral from Forte and our competition partners. For more info, check out our privacy policy.

For more info on all these events and to check out the full program, head to the website here