List of LGBT+ Festivals

  • Sligo Pride Festival – est.’d. 2019. 3-day festival for LGBTQ+ people in Sligo. – Running; Friday, August 9 → Sunday, August 11, 2019;
    • Banner Making Workshop with Séanagh – Riverside Hotel ➜ Friday, Aug 9th @ 5.30pm
    • Open Mic Night – Riverside Hotel ➜ Friday, August 9th @10.30pm
    • Parade Day is Saturday, August 10th – gathering in Abbey Street Carpark, Sligo at 12pm.
    • Pride Afterparty with Sligo Summer Festival from 3pm.
    • Pride Night (TBC)
    • Swagman Sunday Chillout – join Sligo Pride for Pizza & Chips for our Swagman Sunday Chillout ➜ from 2.30pm until 5pm on Sunday, August 11.
  • Where We Are Now LGBT+ Theatre Festival  Where We Are Now is a theatre festival celebrating works written by and about those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender.
  • Mayo Pride – est.’d in 2016, Mayo Pride is a 3-day festival for LGBTIQ people. – Running; July 19 → July 21, 2019
  • Galway Pride  based in Galway City, Galway Pride was established in 1989. Running; August 12 → August 18, 2019
  • Belfast Pride Festival – Belfast Pride is an inclusive voluntary organisation that seeks to celebrate the culture, diversity and history of the LGBTQ+ community by delivering a range of events open to everyone that encourage mutual understanding.
  • Larne Pride Festival – Est.’d 2019. Larne Pride Festival is a one-day event complete with Pride Village Day for the Family and Pride Night later that evening. Running;  Saturday, August 17, 2019.
  • Foyle Pride Festival – Foyle Pride is a grassroots, non-profit organisation that was formed with the intention of holding an annual Derry/Londonderry LGBT+ Festival.
  • Pride in Newry – Founded in 2012, Newry Pride is a celebration of Community and Diversity in Newry City. Promoted by Newry Rainbow Community. 
  • Dublin LGBTQ Pride – est.’d in 2016, Dublin Pride is a 2-week festival for LGBTQ people. Running; June 20 → June 29, 2019.
  • Kilkenny Pride LGBTQ Festival – is an LGBTQ Festival hosted by Yes Equality Kilkenny.
  • Drogheda LGBTQ Pride – hosted by Drogheda LGBTQ – a social & support group for LGBT people in Drogheda, Drogheda LGBTQ Pride has held a Pride Night for the past three years, 2019 will be first Pride Parade. – Running;  July 21, 2019.
  • Carlow Pride Festival – First ever Carlow Pride launched in July 2019 Running;  July 27, 2019.
  • Tipperary Pride – This will be Tipperary first Pride. We will lift the town with colour and be proud of the LGBTQ+ community. So if you would like to be involved private message Tipperary Pride on the link above. #iamwhatiam Running;  July 27, 2019.
  • Waterford Pride – Or Waterford Mardi Gras was born in 2003 as a yearly celebration of LGBT life in Waterford
  • Kerry Festival of Pride – Launched 20th May 2013, Kerry LGBT Pride aims to celebrate and appreciate the diversity of Kerry’s community and provide an opportunity for all to show their pride for Kerry’s diverse community.
  • Cork Pride Festival – A yearly celebration of LGBT life in Cork Running;  July 27 → August 4, 2019.
  • Limerick LGBTQ Pride – Founded in 2001, Limerick LGBTQ Pride is a volunteer led, not for profit collective, working to promote positive visibility of LGBTQ people and their community in Limerick. Running; July 5 → July 14, 2018.