Dublin Pride weekend is upon us – here’s what’s on
It’s Pride weekend! Get that Friday feeling going and check out all that’s coming up for Dublin Pride 2016.
Friday, June 24
AA Pride Open Meeting
Open to all people concerned about their own or other people’s use of alcohol
ReEnAct – A Pride Cabaret
Outhouse Theatre, 105 Capel Street, 7.30pm
Tickets on door An evening of cabaret with Outhouse resident drama group Acting Out.
5ive Nightclub, 21-22 Wellington Quay, 10.30 til late
The infamous lesbian circuit party takes Dublin by storm with international DJs Noe Morillas and Alpha, live action from Vanessa Klein, drinks promos and prizes galore.
Rebel Rebel with Suffragette City
Odessa Club, 13 Dame Court, 8.00pm til late, €10 (all proceeds going to Dublin LGBTQ Pride)
A chance to catch up with old friends, make new ones, win some great prizes, support Pride, and prepare yourself for the biggest and best party of the year.
The George, from 10pm
DJ’s Mo and Davina spin the tunes while the Glitterati dancers move to the beat at a special outing for this stupendously popular weekly night on the tiles.
The Czech Inn, from 10pm
Face painting and dancing into the wee small hours, it can only be a night at the Czech Inn!
Saturday, June 25th
Outhouse Champagne Breakfast
Join the Outhouse team for some fine breakfast fare, some bubbles and beats before you march.
TENI Pre-Pride Parade Breakfast
Church Bar & Restaurant, Junction of Mary St. and Jervis St, 11.00am
Gear up for the festivities in the company of friends from Ireland’s premiere trans organisation.
BeLonG To Pride Breakfast
Youth Work Ireland offices, 20 Lower Dominick St, Dublin 1, 11am to 12.30pm
Alcohol-free breakfast for 14-23 year-olds to kickstart the day along with the many LGBT youth groups from across the country, live music, face painting and lots of treats!
The 2016 Dublin LGBTQ Pride Parade
Gathering at the Garden of Remembrance from 12.00pm, parade starts at 1.00pm
Dress up, make banners, make noise, rebel against mediocrity, be amazing! Please follow the directions of stewards, security and Gardai. Drinking alcohol is not permitted on or along the parade route and will not be tolerated.
Merrion Square, from 3pm
Hosts Panti and Phil T Gorgeous will be joined on the main stage by community group representatives and special guests Veda, Davina Devine, Victoria Secrets and many more. Inside the park there will be family, community and sponsor’s zones, and food.
Gold Post Parade Tea Party
An alcohol-free get-together for those who want to steer clear of the post-parade madness!
The George Party
The George, from 5pm
All the best resident DJ’s to help you continue the celebrations late into the night!
Mother Block Party
The Tivoli, Francis St, from 5pm, tickets available here.
Featuring DJ sets from Jake Shears of Scissors Sisters, Little Boots, Panti, Kelly Anne Byrne and the Mother crew, and live performances from Wyvern Lingo and Faune.
Pantibar Street Party
Pantibar, from 3pm
The most popular street party in town features all your favourite Pantibar DJ’s and more crack than is good for a person.
Bad Bobs, 10pm, tickets €12 from dublingurlclub.com
A night of stomping tunes for ladies with an attitude (and fellas who are in the mood).
Heroes From Mars
The Czech Inn, from 5pm
David Bowie tribute act getting all queer for Pride. Oh, you pretty things!
Odessa Club, 5pm, tickets from €11.43, eventbrite.ie
Brought to you by the Sunday Social Crew, expect the same messy party but with added rooms, more levels and even MORE DJ’S!
Profile Circult Party
Alchemy, Temple Bar, 10pm til late, tickets €20 from profiledublin.com
Tops off with the lads as four DJ’s spin hot house over two floors for the dance mad!
The Turks Head, Parliament St, 8pm til late, tickets from €15 at daddi.eu
A big, hot Pride party for bears, cubs, chubs, chasers and their admirers, with DJs William Sizen Bell, Max Del Principe and Paddy Scahill.
Button Factory, 11pm til late, tickets €10 from euphoriaclubdublin.com
A night of intense dancing for hot proud people, featuring DJ’s Ciaran Frewen, Pushee and Paddy Scahill.
Sunday, June 26
Ceremony of Remembrance
Oscar Wilde Statue, Merrion Square, 6.00pm
Taking a moment to remember those that we have lost along our march, for freedom and for equality, and to celebrate their lives.
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