Drogheda Pride returns promising a week of incredible events

Leading up to the Drogheda Pride Parade happening this weekend, this year's festival promises a stunning lineup of events.

Drogheda Pride.
Image: Twitter @Drogheda__Pride

Bigger and better than ever, this year’s Drogheda Pride is returning on July 19, promising a week full of incredible events and shows. 

After having officially launched their Pride shop on June 3 in Scotch Hall Cottage Market Drogheda, this year’s Drogheda Pride is back with several fantastic events planned this week, leading up to the big Drogheda Pride Parade.

On Wednesday, July 19, young queer folks are invited to the Youth Pride in Boomerang Youth Café. Among other activities, the afternoon will feature a fabulous Rock and Roll bingo. And at Drogheda Library, people are welcome to drop by for some LGBTQ+ book recommendations and a Pride Storytime.

On Friday, July 21, Drogheda Pride will officially open at Millmount Museum. After, there will be a drag extravaganza hosted by the one and only Phil T. Gorgeous. The night will feature many local drag queens such as Cara Van Park, Malibu, Pluto, Kunty Kobra and Viper, all giving their best in order to bring Pride to Drogheda.

The big Pride Parade will take place the day after, on Saturday, July 22. The starting point will be the King Street Car Park, where participants will gather at 12pm. And for anyone who wants to keep the party going, the Main Showtime, hosted by Phil T Gorgeous and starring Drag Race Star Blu Hydrangea, is just the place to head after the march. With many more exciting acts such as Celtic Tigress, Kunty Cobra and others, the evening promises to be one of Pride’s highlights.


Poster Main Show Drogheda Pride.

And what better way to cure a post-Pride hangover than the Pride Breakfast at The Bare Food Company on Sunday, July 23? No matter if you partied through the night or not, this event promises to be just the right thing to begin a relaxed and Pride-filled Sunday. 

If you are still looking for a way to spend the rest of your day, don’t miss the amazing Family Fun Day at the Old Abbey. And for everyone that, just like us, doesn’t want Pride to be over too quickly, fret not, as there is yet another amazing show to see. Drogheda Pride decided to go out with a bang this year and has put together an ABBA and Madonna tribute act in McHugh’s venue. 


Poster ABBA & Madonna Tribute Drogheda Pride.

Check out the full programme on Drogheda Pride’s socials or their website. And for more info on all the Pride festivals happening in July in Ireland, visit this link.

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