Dunedin Pride Month

Dunedin Pride Month happens in March each year 🥳

Follow @DunedinPride for Dunedin Pride Month 2023 announcements.

Dunedin Pride Month is 31 days of takatāpui and rainbow community celebrations in Ōtepoti. We karanga the Pride kaupapa and offer our queer community dozens of local events.

This festival is delivered with the support of our truly awesome partners. If you would like to partner with Duendin Pride in March, please get in touch. We'd love to chat.

 

Here's what we got up to during Dunedin Pride Month in March 2022:

All March

I Spy Pride | Toitu
Activity
| In partnership with Toitu
There are many colourful objects on display throughout the Toitū galleries, but can you find them? This activity for kids offers a fun way to explore Toitū during Dunedin Pride Month.

Rainbow Aurora Lightwork | George St
Artwork | Presented by the Platform Project
The Rainbow Aurora is a celebration of Pride, reimaged through the wonder of the Southern Lights. Check it out on George Street each night during March.


Saturday 5th

Pride Walk 2022 | Pineapple Track | 10am
Activity | In partnership with Wild Woman Walks
Start off Dunedin Pride Month with a hikoi along Dunedin's Pineapple Track. Open to all Ōtepoti rainbow communuty members and allies. BYO picnic in Woodhaugh Gardens afterwards, at 12:30pm.


Tuesday 8th

Movie Night: Call Me By Your Name | Otago Museum | 6pm
Film | In partnership with Otago Museum
Adults $15, students $12. Buy tickets


Monday 14th

Dungeons & Drag Queens | Megazone | 6pm - 10pm
Activity | In partnership with Otago Roleplaying and Boardgaming Society
D&D like you've never played before! This space offers two concurrent D&D games, as well as plenty of other Megazone attractions to check out.


Tuesday 15th

Movie Night: Tangerine | Otago Museum | 6pm
Film | In partnership with Otago Museum
Adults $15, students $12. Buy tickets


Wednesday 16th

Pride Mixer | Dunedin City Library | 6pm - 8pm
Mixer | In partnership with Dunedin Public Library
Be welcomed by Queerland, a Cargo Bike Art Space Project by Philip Jarvis in the foyer. Come and meet likeminded queer literacy and culture buffs to peruse the library's amazing collection of queer books, music, film and media. Sign up to the new Open Book Group and find out about its plans for 2022. Have some creative fun with our rainbow LEGO and badge making, enjoy refreshments and get a goodie bag to go.


Thursday 17th

The Scottish Kiwi | New Athenaeum Theatre | 6pm
Comedy | Presented as part of the Dunedin Fringe Festival


Thursday 17th - Sunday 27th 

Adam and Adam Eve and Eve | WhiteBox
Artwork | Presented as part of the Dunedin Fringe Festival


Friday 18th

Cargo Bike Art Space: Queerland | Streets of Dunedin | Varies
Artwork | Presented as part of the Dunedin Fringe Festival
The Scottish Kiwi  | New Athenaeum Theatre | 6pm

Comedy | Presented as part of the Dunedin Fringe Festival


Saturday 19th

The Scottish Kiwi  | New Athenaeum Theatre | 6pm
Comedy | Presented as part of the Dunedin Fringe Festival


Saturday 19th - Sunday 27th

Promenade | Emerson's Festival Theatre | Varies
Film | Presented as part of the Dunedin Fringe Festival


Sunday 20th

Cargo Bike Art Space: Queerland | Streets of Dunedin | Varies
Artwork | Presented as part of the Dunedin Fringe Festival


Monday 21st

5 Lesbians eating a Quiche | New Athenaeum Theatre | 5:30pm
Play | Presented as part of the Dunedin Fringe Festival
By Wish Theatre Collective


Tuesday 22nd

5 Lesbians eating a Quiche | New Athenaeum Theatre | 5:30pm
Play | Presented as part of the Dunedin Fringe Festival
By Wish Theatre Collective


Wednesday 23rd

Cargo Bike Art Space: Queerland | Streets of Dunedin | Varies
Artwork | Presented as part of the Dunedin Fringe Festival

5 Lesbians eating a Quiche | New Athenaeum Theatre | 5:30pm
Play | Presented as part of the Dunedin Fringe Festival
By Wish Theatre Collective

Gaslight Me | New Athenaeum Theatre | 7:30pm
Play | Presented as part of the Dunedin Fringe Festival


Thursday 24th

LGBT History: A Radical Movement | OUSA Envision Lounge | 7:30pm
Talk | In partnership with Otago University International Socialists Club

Gaslight Me | New Athenaeum Theatre | 7:30pm
Play | Presented as part of the Dunedin Fringe Festival


Friday 25th

Cargo Bike Art Space: Queerland | Streets of Dunedin | Varies
Artwork | Presented as part of the Dunedin Fringe Festival

Pride Flag Making Workshop | Otago Museum | 3pm - 5pm
Activity | In partnership with Otago Museum
This socially-distanced drop-in space is an opportunity to create and explore the many flags of the rainbow community.

FriGAY Rainbow Community Meet-Up | Lan Yuan Dunedin Chinese Garden | 5pm - 7pm
Mixer | Presented by Dunedin Pride
We are honoured to announce our FriGAY meet-up for March will be hosted at Lan Yuan Dunedin Chinese Gardens. See you there for connection and kōrero. Free entry, max. capacity 100 people.

Gaslight Me | New Athenaeum Theatre | 7:30pm
Play | Presented as part of the Dunedin Fringe Festival


Saturday 26th

Cargo Bike Art Space: Queerland | Streets of Dunedin | Varies
Artwork | Presented as part of the Dunedin Fringe Festival

Gaslight Me | New Athenaeum Theatre | 7:30pm
Play | Presented as part of the Dunedin Fringe Festival


Sunday 27th

Queer Evening Church Service | St Paul's Cathedral | 7pm
Event | In partnership with Student Christian Movement and St Paul's Cathedral


Tuesday 29th

Woof! Queer Quiz Night | Woof! | 7pm
Quiz | In partnership with Woof! bar
Finish off Dunedin Pride Month with a fabulous night out at Woof! $5 entry per person. Team registration details coming soon.

  • PRIDE NIGHT

    Celebrate pride at our monthly PRIDE NIGHT events on the last Friday of every month 🌈

    Free, all ages, inclusive, safe and accessible.

    Pride Night details are posted on social media, so give us a follow @DunedinPride

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  • The Open Book Group

    A group for lovers of the queer universe, through books, film, music and art.

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    March is #officially Dunedin Pride Month 🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍⚧️ Look out for our calendar coming early 2023.

    Youth Ball

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