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A year-round calendar of queer events for and by Auckland's Rainbow Communities. See below for upcoming events:

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Pride 2022 Dates Announced: 1-27 February

After an extended Festival, Auckland Pride are delighted to announce that Pride Month is here to stay, confirming the festival dates for next year: 1-27 February 2022. The full Auckland region has enjoyed a spectacular first Pride Month as the Auckland Pride Festival 2021 has brought rainbow colours to every corner of the city. Read the full announcement >

2021 Pride Month Major Events:

The Auckland Pride Festival 2021 opens with the dawn blessing, acknowledging mana whenua and our takatāpui whānau. As the very first event of a month-long programme, Tuwheratanga offers a chance to open the space for…
Following a sell out show in 2020, the Pride Gala returns for more queer splendour; returning to Q’s Rangatira to bring you an incredible lineup of Tāmaki’s queer talent hosted by Queer Icons Chlöe Swarbrick…
samesame but different is the only LGBTQI+ literary festival of it's kind in Aotearoa, and indeed Australasia. We provide a space to celebrate and uplift queer literature and writers.
The Ending HIV Big Gay Out is New Zealand’s largest and most fabulous family-friendly Rainbow Community event and part of the Auckland Pride Festival. Each year it attracts more than 10,000 gorgeous LGBTIQ+ people, their…
Auckland Council is supporting the 2021 Auckland Pride Festival by transforming our arts, community and events venues into Proud Centres and hosting a series of diverse, inclusive and FREE events across Tāmaki Makaurau. From Festival…
The House of IMAN presents their first-ever and highly anticipated Vogue Ball at the ASB Tennis Arena thanks to our venue partner Next Gen  and The Cosmetic Clinic Botany IMAN BALL House of Iman are…
Karanga Atu, Karanga mai. Auckland Pride are calling our communities together.  We invite our rainbow communities to join us as we march through the streets of Central Auckland once more joining our voices together and…
The 2021 Festival Party brings together some of Aotearoa’s finest queer acts into one evening of celebratory splendour hosted by Hugo Grrrl and Miss Geena! As the Auckland Pride March comes to an end, join…

2021 Pride Month Digital Programme

Looking back on a fabulous Pride? View the 200+ events in the 2021 Auckland Pride Festival Digital Programme!
Note: The programme wasn't updated to reflect postponements and cancellations due to COVID-19 Alert Level Changes.

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