One of Wellington’s biggest dates on the rainbow calendar is set to go off on Sunday 5 June at Garden Club. Over $1000 worth of prizes is on offer for the winner this year, with the losers walking away with nothing.
Mr Gay Wellington has been running since the legendary days of Pound Nightclub back in the 90s. Garden Club owner and event promoter Greig Wilson says: “The night is shaping up to be one of the best, with a great mix of celeb and talent already on board. I am delighted with the level of interest we have already received.”
Three categories make up the competition: swimwear, eveningwear and a new talent section with contestants showing us what they can do! Take that, and add some celeb to the mix: Our MC, the well-known Steve Gray (ex-Good Morning TV host) is set to take control of the show, with you, the audience, having your say.
Tradition over the years is for the previous winner of the title to hand over their scepter at the end of the event with much fanfare and drama. However the current titleholder, Michael Gray, recently migrated to Australia and cannot make an appearance in the flesh. Wilson says: “It is unfortunate not to have Michael there on the night in person, however I believe a satellite connection is being considered to uphold the tradition.” We shall have to wait and see.
The judge panel includes Aaron and Andy, scandalmonger Jevan Goulter, plus a surprise.
The event starts off as a pageant and rolls into a full-on party with DJ Wick Mix taking control, once all the celeb and gay stage drama has finished.
Pre-drinks warm up in Terrace bar @ Garden Club from 5pm – 8pm with a 2 for 1 drink deal. Doors open in the Garden Club @8pm. Door sales only $12. Arrive early to avoid disappointment. Don’t miss out on this one!
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