2024 New Zealand Pride Festivals

From the bustling streets of Auckland to the picturesque landscapes of Wellington and beyond, these Pride Festivals offer a celebration of love, diversity, and acceptance for all.

While you might think there's just one Pride Week, New Zealand actually hosts a variety of Pride Festivals throughout the year, each celebrating their own unique LGBTQ+ community in that region.

February

  1. Auckland Pride Festival. Thu, 1 – Thu, 29 Feb 2024. Auckland. 
  2. Bear New Zealand Week. Thu, 1 – Tue, 6 Feb 2024. Auckland.
  3. Samesame But Different (Writers and Readers Festival). Mon, 12 – Sun, 18 Feb 2024. Auckland.
  4. Pride Whanganui. Sat, 24 Feb – Sat, 2 Mar 2024. Tauranga, Bay of Plenty.
  5. Tauranga Moana Pride. Mon, 26 Feb – Sat, 2 Mar 2024. Tauranga, Bay of Plenty.

March

  1. Dunedin Pride. Fri, 1 – Sun, 31 Mar 2024. Dunedin, Otago.
  2. Wellington Pride Festival. Fri, 1 – Sat, 17 Mar 2024. Wellington.
  3. Christchurch Pride. Fri, 15 – Sun, 31 Mar 2024. Christchurch, Canterbury.

April

  1. Hamilton Pride. Sun, 7 – Sat, 20 Apr 2024. Hamilton, Waikato.
  2. Pride Taranaki. Mon, 8 – Sun, 14 Apr 2024. New Plymouth, Taranaki.
  3. Nelson Pride. Mon, 15 – Mon, 29 Apr 2024. Nelson.

June

  1. Pride Wairau Festival. Fri, 14 – Sun, 23 Jun 2024. Blenheim, Marlborough.

August

  1. Winter Pride. Thu, 22 Aug – Sun, 1 Sep 2024. Queenstown, Otago.

October

  1. Palmy Drag Festival. Wed, 2 – Sun, 6 Oct 2024. Palmerston North, Manawatū-Whanganui.
  2. Paekakariki Pride. TBC. Kāpiti Coast, Wellington.