List of LGBT+ Festivals

  • Sligo Pride Festival Re-establishing 2019/20. Email to get involved or find out more.
  • 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 – Established in 2016, Mayo Pride is a 3-day festival for LGBTIQ people. – Running; July 19 → July 21, 2019
  • Galway Community 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.
  • 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. 
  • 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.