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Manchester Pride Festival is one of the worlds leading celebrations of LGBTQ+ life. This August it returns to Manchester for another four-day celebration, culminating in a weekend of campaigning, celebrating and fundraising over the August bank holiday.

Manchester Pride is a charity that campaigns for LGBTQ+ equality, and is all about celebrating and creating opportunity that engages the LGBTQ+ community and allows them to thrive.

Manchester Pride Festival is made up of the Gay Village Party, the Manchester Pride Parade, Manchester Pride Live, The Superbia Weekend, Youth Pride MCR and the Candlelit Vigil.

At the heart of the four-day celebrations is the Gay Village Party, taking over Manchester’s world-famous Gay Village with community performances, markets and parties across The Gay Village’s Venues.

The Manchester Pride Parade is one of the festival’s most highly anticipated events, with thousands of people marching proudly together through the streets of Manchester to create a kaleidoscope of colour, in front of tens of thousands of supporters cheering them along the way.

The Superbia Weekend is an alcohol-free space providing a retreat into a rich hub of arts and culture events across the weekend, while the Candlelit Vigil closes the weekend with a poignant moment to reflect and remember together.

MCR Pride Live was a brand new addition to the Manchester Pride Festival in 2019, bringing together thousands of people to party their way through the weekend at their two-day live music extravaganza featuring artists including Years & Years, Cheryl and Ariana Grande. This August it returns to do it all over again.

Manchester Pride Festival 2019 Official After-movie

Manchester Pride Festival 2021 Lineup

Lineup to be announced soon:

SATURDAY 28 AUGUST

SIGALA / ANNIE MAC / KATY B / EXAMPL / EVE / MYKKI BLANCO / VULA / KAREN HARDING / ARTFUL DODGER DOES GAY GARAGE / ANTON POWERS GINA BREEZE / MIX-STRESS / ROMAN CANDLES / KATH MCDERMOTT / KISS ME AGAIN

STAGE CHANGEOVER HOSTS

LA DISCOTHEQUE / HOUSE OF GHETTO

SUNDAY 29 AUGUST

ZARA LARSSON / ELLA HENDERSON / GABRIELLE / SOPHIE ELLIS-BEXTOR / LUCY SPRAGGAN / JODIE HARSH / DRAG QUEENS OF POP! THE VIVIENNE, TIA KOFI, VERONICA GREEN / SHURA / COCOA BUTTER CLUB / A GAY AND A NONGAY / BLACK BETTY / CUTMORE / LUCY IRONMONGER (MEAT FREE) / SIAN BENNETT / KRISS HERBERT / JESSIE BROOKE

STAGE HOSTED BY

DANNY BEARD / CHEDDAR GORGEOUS / ANNA PHYLACTIC / THE MANCHESTER QUEENS / HOUSE OF BLAQUE

GAY VILLAGE PARTY

TRANS CREATIVE PRESENTS MANCHESTER’S TRANS RALLY / BLACK PRIDE MCR TAKEOVER / DANNY BEARD & FRIENDS / SUPERBIA PRESENTS QUEER MUSIC STAGE / FAT PRIDE / ALAN TURING STAGE / MANCUNITY STAGE / PLAYGROUND STAGE / SILENT DISCO / SING-A-LONG CINEMA / MARKETPLACE / FAIRGROUND RIDES / STREET FOOD
+ more artist to be announced

Manchester Pride Festival 2021 Tickets

Party and Rainbow Pass Tickets from £16.50 (€19.15) are on sale:

Accommodation

The city of Manchester offers a wide range of accommodation options. Book your stay for Manchester Pride using the map below or visit booking.com

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Travel Info

BY CAR
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BY Bus

Take a bus to Manchester Piccadilly Gardens. From there, the Gay Village Party event site is a two minute walk.

BY TRAM

The easiest way to get to and from Manchester Pride Festival is using Metrolink.
Nearest stop:

  • For MCR Pride Live: Piccadilly
  • For Gay Village Party: Piccadilly Gardens
  • For the Parade: Deansgate Castlefield & St Peters Square
BY TRAIN

Manchester is well connected by rail in the UK. Manchester Piccadilly Station is 200 meters away from the venue.

BY PLANE

From Manchester Airport (MAN) take the train to Manchester Piccadilly Station (16 min journey). The venue is 200 meters away.

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