The Brighton Pride Festival in Preston Park is a glittering and truly inclusive community celebration that delivers an unforgettable day of Pride. A unique community fundraising event, the Brighton Pride Festival has enjoyed amazing performances from international stars including Pet Shop Boys, Years and Years, Sister Sledge, Carly Rae Jepsen, Fatboy Slim, Paloma Faith, Katy B, Ruby Rose, The Human League, Lousisa Johnson, Fleur East, Ella Henderson, Becky Hill, Boy George, Alison Moyet, Ms Dynamite amongst others.
Described by The Guardian as “the country’s most popular LGBT event,” the Brighton Pride Festival is a vibrant celebration of all that is wonderful about Brighton & Hove’s diverse community, with visitors from across the globe enjoying its spectacular celebrations.
Brighton Pride Festival has proved itself to be the UK’s biggest, boldest and best Pride event with community fundraising at it’s heart.
The artist lineup for the 2018 Brighton Pride festival includes:
BRITNEY SPEARS / ELLA EYRE / PIXIE LOTT / MNEK / MABEL / LOUISE / PRIDE DANCE BIG TOP / LEGENDS CABARET TENT / BRUT BEARS & MENS DANCE TENT / DIVA GIRLS WORLD
I’m under 18 can I still come to the festival?
Children 10 years and under are free (but will still require a ticket) and must enter via Gate A with their parent/carer. They must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times this person must be over 21. A ticket can be purchased for 11-18 years (Youth Ticket) via the Family Shop only. They must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times this person must be over 21.
Are credit and debit cards accepted at the park/ Pleasure Gardens?
Yes all major credit and debit cards are accepted on the park and at our box offices.
I need Pride ticket support ?
If you are encountering issues with purchasing tickets or would like to report an issue please message at email@example.com, we aim to get back to you within 24 hours (Monday-Friday).
Are there any alcohol free zones at the event?
There is strictly no alcohol permitted in the family and wellbeing area of the Pride Festival at Preston Park.
Do I need ID to be served at the bar?
We will be operating and enforcing a strict Challenge 25 policy at Brighton & Hove Pride. If you can’t provide valid identification when requested, you will be asked to leave the site and come back with your ID. So if you are lucky enough to look 25 or younger, please make sure that you bring an acceptable form of identification.
Wristbands Collection and e-ticket exchange.
The best place to collect joint Pride Festival, Village party wristbands in advance is from the box office The Box office & Welcome Centre location for 2018 is yet to be confirmed but details of location and opening times will be posted on the Pride website. If you wish to attend any of the Pleasure Gardens free events on Friday evening you’ll need to collect your wristbands from Pride box office. Please check T&C’s as all Pleasure Gardens events are subject to capacity and arrival times.
For this festival we offer both national and local travel packages to get you to your chosen event. If you live within an hours drive of the event, you may want to check out our local travel packages below, so you and your group can select a pickup location near to you; a quicker and more cost effective way to travel safely to and from your chosen event.
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