About

Pride Edinburgh is Scotland’s National LGBTI Festival. It was relaunched in 2015. This year celebrates 22 years since Pride began in Scotland with the first ever festival taking place in Edinburgh back in 1995. Pride Edinburgh has a March and a Community Based Festival to celebrate diversity and personal identity.

The traditional Pride March provides a platform for politicians, community activists, and most importantly individuals turn out to march through the streets of Edinburgh to celebrate Pride. The Festival has LIVE Music, Health and Community Fair and lots more. Pride Edinburgh takes place in Edinburgh every year.

History

Before being relaunched as Pride Edinburgh in 2015 it was previously known as Pride Scotia for 10 years. Prior to this there was Pride Scotland which began in 1995 and the annual Pride March alternated between Glasgow and Edinburgh each year. In 2003 Pride Scotia and Glasgow became separated and now run annual festivals in both cities