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 Sister Sledge, Pet Shop Boys, Years & Years, Carly Rae Jepsen, Fatboy Slim, Paloma Faith, Katy B, Ruby Rose, The Human League, Fleur East, Ella Henderson, Boy George, Alison Moyet, and 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.

A unique Pride event bringing together the very best of Britain’s favourite seaside city, the Brighton Pride Festival revels in our diversity as dance tents, amazing live music and community areas combine to create a festival we can all be proud of.

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 annual Pride Community Parade is the biggest and most exciting visual event in Brighton & Hove’s calendar bringing the whole community out on to the city’s streets as over 300,000 people participate and watch the spellbinding spectacular of our hugely successful “Carnival Of Diversity”.

Participants have included Brighton Pride’s partners and sponsors, local community groups, representatives from political parties and faith groups, the NHS, Brighton Housing Trust, Sussex Police, Sussex Fire services, the Girl Guides, Scouts, trade unions, along side major corporate brands showing their support for diversity, and a sensational selection of performers, musicians and artists including costumier extraordinaire Mandinga Arts, Brighton community choirs, Marta Scott Dance Company, Raw Samba and Samba Pelo Mar.

An event like no other in the UK, flamboyant, vibrant and colourful, the Pride Community Parade fills the streets of Brighton and Hove with spectacular show stopping sights as music, floats, bands, costumes and dancing combine to create a truly unique Pride experience.

Join Brighton Pride on Saturday 4th August 2018 to come together to celebrate Diversity and inclustion and our fabulous city.

The Parade starts at Hove Lawns at 11am on Saturday 4th August 2018 and travels through the city centre. See the full parade route here.


To register your interest please sign up HERE and we’ll let you know when parade entries open.

For general parade enquires you may email us at [email protected]


If you would like information on creating a Parade floats for 2018, please email us at [email protected]

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