More spectacular queer events happening in Dublin this June

Whether you're looking for a queer club night or a new sport to try out, check out this list of events happening in the Irish capital during Pride month.

Split screen for three queer events happening in Dublin in June. Left is a woman at a nightclub, middle is a drag queen performing on stage and right is men playing rugby.
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Pride Month is in full swing with queer events happening every day throughout June. But if you haven’t had the chance to attend any yet, don’t worry because the rest of the month is full of even more wonderful happenings worth checking out.

This list is by no means exhaustive, it just shows a selection of what Dublin has to offer. In fact, if you’re looking for more queer events happening in June across Ireland, you can find them here.

Tough Love 001
Friday, June 14
A new Dublin party for the gals and their pals, Tough Love, will take over the dancefloor at Farrier and Draper on June 14 for a night of dancing, music and fun. Get your ticket from €6.34 here while they are still available.



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**POSTPONED** GBT+ Sports Day
Saturday, June 15
Sporting Pride has announced its first-ever sports day for GBT+ men and non-binary folk. People of all abilities are welcome to join the event at Railway Union Sports Club for a day of fun, socialising and sports with peers in the GBT+ community. 

The cost is €10 per person plus the Eventbrite registration fee. Learn more and pre-register here.


Drag Rooftop Day Party
Saturday, June 15
If you’re looking for a fun way to occupy your Saturday afternoon, head along to The Workmans Club’s Drag Rooftop Day Party. Hosted by Dylan Jordan, it promises to be a vibrant queer celebration, with tickets available here.

Voguing Workshop at IMMA
Thursday, June 20
The Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) is celebrating Pride all month with a special programme of events, including a voguing workshop with the Haus of Schiaparelli. The dance stlye originated in the African American and Latino LGBTQ+ communities of New York City, who were inspired by fashion poses featured in magazines such as VogueAdmission is free and you can learn more about the fabulous event here

Additional queer events taking place at IMMA this June include a Pride edition of its Biodiversity tour; a lecture and book launch of Derek Jarman’s Prospect Cottage by Gilbert McCarragher; the screening of Derek Jarman’s The Angelic Conversation; Brunch with SHREM in the Camerino Bakery café; and an IMMA members event with Seanchoíche. You can also learn more about all of these here.



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Haus of WIG
Friday, June 21
The Hausparty returns for Pride with live music, dancing, games, and a night of queer celebration! A formidable lineup of artists will take over The Sugar Club, featuring the talented trio of Naomi Diamond, Donna Fella and Shaqira Knightly, who will be joined by Annie Queeries, Bonnie Boux, Dr Count Evil, Duncan Disorderly and Leon Pinto. Tickets are on sale here from €22.42 each. 



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Happy Together?
Saturday, June 22
Aisteach Queer Housing Co-op is hosting a special interactive workshop for Pride in Dublin’s Project Arts Centre. The group is bringing together artist Alisha Doody, architect-researcher Nicolas Howden and facilitator Michael Foley to creative explore how we can live together as queers in our homes, neighbourhoods, communities and cities. Tickets are available for €5 here.



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Pride Potluck Picnic
Saturday, June 22
Queer Asian Pride Ireland is hosting a Pride Potluck Picnic! It will take place from 12:30pm onwards in Merrion Square, and anyone interested in encouraged to come along and bring a blanket, food, drinks and their fabulous selves.


Drag Brunch at The Terrace
Sunday, June 23
Conrad Dublin has announced the return of its treasured Drag Brunch at The Terrance. Guests will be treated to three handcrafted cocktails and an excellent dish from The Terrace’s brunch menu while watching the remarkable drag performances. The Conrad is teaming up with its charity partner Belong To for the event, with 20% of ticket proceeds going directly to their important LGBTQ+ youth services. Reserve your €50 brunch tickets here.



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Pride In The Name Of Love
Sunday, June 23
Join the Dublin Gay Men’s Chorus for one of their two performances of the year! The group will hold a special summer concert for Pride 2024 on June 23, venue tbc. Buy tickets here for €20.


In The Round
Monday, June 24
To celebrate Pride, AIM Ireland is hosting a special discussion as part of its In The Round series, entitled ‘Amplifying LGBTQIA+ voices in Ireland’s Independent Music Sector’. Taking a dynamic roundtable format, it will feature six industry professionals and two guest artists sharing their experiences within the Irish scene. While the event takes place without an audience, highlights will be shared after the fact.



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Friends of Dorothy
Wednesday, June 26
The Friends of Dorothy social club’s first event features open mic poetry, performances from Ezra Williams, Patricia Lalor and Baby Lemonade, and DJs playing a collection of funk, disco and garage all night long. The night is being held in tribute to LGBTQ+ elders who challenged societal norms and pushed for equality by being their most authentic selves. Tickets are on sale here for €17.07. 


Prayer Service of Belonging
Thursday, June 27
St Teresa’s Catholic Church is holding its third annual Prayer Service of Belonging this year. The service will focus on the theme ‘Growing towards the Light’ and will feature music from Dublin Gay Men’s Chorus and singer Barbara Galvin.

“The purpose of our service is to allow those in the gay community, who want to celebrate their faith during the month of pride, a safe and welcoming space in which to do that,” organisers said. “It allows for gay Catholics (Practising, lapsed or curious) to come together with like minded people to make prayer and faith part of their celebrations during this month.”

Gauche Market
Sunday, June 30
Stop by this free family-friendly market in Wigwam to support artists in Dublin! Gauche Market celebrates small businesses of all sorts and showcases the talent of the Dublin queer community, with vendors selling arts, crafts, jewellery, homewares and more. What’s more, a table of free books will be available, and the monthly book swap is returning so bring a book to leave at the market! There will also be a gender-free clothing pop-up at the market selling unique clothing pieces under €20. 

No ticket is required, but sign up here for a free sticker as a thank you for attending! 


These are just some of the fabulous queer events happening this June in Dublin! We know summer is a busy time of the year, but hopefully, you can squeeze at least one of these into your calendar.

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