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Artists Meet & Greets!

We're offering you a chance to meet your favourite artist! 

We've been given unprecedented access to the artists gracing The Big Weekend stages. If you'd like to gain exclusive access to our biggest names then look no further.

Places are very limited and will be on a first come first served basis.

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Win return flights to New York!

To celebrate this year’s Manchester Pride Big Weekend, Thomas Cook Airlines are giving away two return flights to New York!

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Superbia Weekend Announced

Superbia is proud to present 3 days of free LGBT events to coincide with Manchester Pride's Big Weekend, taking place at 70 Oxford Street in Manchester city centre, part of the MMU campus. All of our events are free entry and the venue is accessible, family-friendly, alcohol free, and open all weekend.

 We encourage people to drop by and visit the space, have a cup of tea or a 'mocktail' in the cafe, watch a film, buy a book, meet friends and enjoy some of our specially curated programme of events, below.

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Free City Centre Travel With Our Official Travel Partner - Metrolink!

Pride Pledge Band wearers will once again be given free city centre Metrolink travel during The Big Weekend.

From the first tram on Friday 26 August to the last service on Monday 29 August, anyone wearing a Pride Pledge Band can catch the trams for free between ‘City Zone’ stops, including Victoria, Market Street, Shudehill, Piccadilly Gardens and Piccadilly.  Look out for information at participating stops.



Join us for four days of celebrations in Manchester's world famous Gay Village as we showcase artists from around the globe in celebration of LGBT life in Greater Manchester.


Beat the queues with our Fast Track option

We've teamed up with the world's no.1 ticketing agent to ensure you're looked after from the moment you purchase your tickets to the minute you slip on your Big Weekend Pledge Band. We've even got an option for you to fast-track passed all the queues to get you in to the party quicker!

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Your Pledge Band

By purchasing your ticket and exchanging it for The Big Weekend Pledge Band, you're showing your support to Manchester Pride and to the charities and community groups who benefit from the money raised at The Big Weekend, through the donations we receive by our generous visitors. Thank you!

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Park With NCP at The Big Weekend.

Beat the crowds this bank holiday by pre-booking your Manchester Pride parking space. We have plenty of car parks across the city to choose from, so guarantee your space today.

If you’re watching the parade, pre-book your space at Great Northern 1 & 2 or Oxford Street car parks to be right in the heart of the action.

To be at the centre of the big weekend, reserve your space at Piccadilly Gardens, Oxford Street or Palace car parks. You’ll never miss a moment.

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Cirque du Soleil - Amaluna

Cirque du Soleil comes to Manchester with its European smash hit, Amaluna after its most successful UK performance of all time at the Royal Albert Hall in London earlier this year. Opening September 7th and performing for a strictly limited season, it will be the first time in six years that the Grand Chapiteau (Big Top tent) has returned to Manchester; built and situated right next to the intu Trafford Centre. 

As a special offer for PRIDE we are thrilled to offer you 20% off on selected performances – simply follow the link when you book your tickets.

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