To provide a free event for LGBTQIA+ individuals and groups to express, affirm and celebrate their pride. To highlight the contribution LGBTQIA+ individuals and groups make to the cultural fabric of the Canberra region and beyond. To integrate the SpringOUT festival into the dynamic cultural landscape of the Canberra region, as well as appealing to the broader tourism market. To reaffirm a sense of community. To welcome back individuals and vulnerable groups who may have experienced a disconnect during the covid pandemic. To provide educational, cultural, and creative spaces encouraging freedom of expression for people of diverse genders, sexualities and relationships.

We are committed to ensuring the safety of all participants and the wider community at our event, accessibility for all will always be a priority in planning our event, we care about our natural surrounds and match environmental standards in outdoor event management, we make ethical decisions about our sponsors and partners and ensure the successful future of the event for all.