Note: You are viewing the website for the 2021 Auckland Pride Festival. Visit aucklandpride.org.nz for the most current Festival website.

Find a 2021 Event

Find a 2021 Event

Proud Centres: EMC Pre Pride March Festival

Proud Centres: EMC Pre Pride March Festival

Saturday 27 February, 10am - 3pm

Ellen Melville Centre  2 Freyberg Place, Auckland Central
Free Event

Get the party started, your PRE PRIDE MARCH party activities are all in one location and there is a little something for everyone, kids included!

Bringing together people from all over, sharing the glitz, glamour and happiness in our collective shine. Celebrating our rainbow unity brightly with this phenomenal day out in the heart of the City Centre!

The Ellen Melville Community Centre is a proudly inclusive community centre. We are committed to providing an environment that reflects the diverse communities we serve.

To register for events, click on the links below:


10am – 12.30pm: Fresh produce city centre market

10am – 10.30am: Music by Rochelle Khan

10.30am – 12pm: Kiel Tutin dance workshop

11am – 2pm: How to grow a successful business online

11am – 12pm: Rainbow cookies with kids

12pm – 1pm: Makeup 101 with Medulla

12pm – 1pm: Party like a pro at pronouns!

12.30pm – 1.30pm: Next best rainbow baker

1pm – 2pm: Makeup 101 with Yuri

1pm – 3pm: Sewing with Miss Intercontinental NZ Arielle Keil

1pm – 3pm: Get ready to march!

1.30pm – 3pm: Todd Williamson dancing workshop

2pm – 3pm: Makeup 101 with Monty Montgomery


This activity is part of Proud Centres – Auckland Council initiative supporting the 2021 Auckland Pride Festival by transforming arts, community and events venues into Proud Centres and hosting a series of over 150 FREE diverse, inclusive events across Tāmaki Makaurau.

Ticketing info
Events are FREE, please note that registrations are essential for contact tracing
Register Here ›

Wheelchair accessible

Covid-19 Information

Proud Centres: EMC Pre Pride March Festival can only proceed at Alert Level One. This event will be cancelled if we move to Alert Levels Two, Three or Four. Festival COVID-19 Information ›

More Info

Get the latest from Auckland Pride

Subscribe for Auckland Pride announcements and Festival updates.