1. –8. 8. 2022

Oulu, Finland

Oulu Pride

August 1–7, 2022

All the colors of the rainbow will shine on the Bright City of the North, when Oulu Pride celebrates diversity, equality, and inclusion! This year’s theme is International LGBTQIA+ Rights.

Thank you for all the participants, collaborators and volunteers for another wonderful Oulu Pride Week. See you again next year! ❤️🌈

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Friday, August 5

9:00 PM – 04:00 AM

Queer Party

Oulu Pride invites all Pride attendees to the first Queer Party, where everyone can be their magnificent selves!

The doors open at 20 and show stars around 21.

Stand-up: (in Finnish)
Starts around 21:00
Aurora Vasama, Anitta Ahonen, Epe Niiranen

Drag, burlesque, performance:
Starts around 22:30
mustelMILLA, Hasard de Lux, House of Auer, Anaïs Lune

Dance music between the shows.

The event is for adults only, 18 years or older. Tickets are 11€ in advance from Oulu Pride Shop and 15€ from the door (11€ for the members of Oulu Pride ry or other organizations under Seta ry). Ticket prices include the coat room fee. Pre-sale tickets available until 6 PM on Friday.

Location: Bar IHKU, Torikatu 22, 90100 Oulu.

Directions → Event Page (FI) →

Saturday, August 6

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Pride Parade

Pride Parade starts off at Mannerheim park, winding through a 2 km route and ending at the Hollihaka park. Wear colorful clothing and bring your own signs, banners, music players, speakers and grandmas!

We would like to remind you to:

  • Consider the rules of safe space and other restrictions provided by authorities.
  • Join us only if you feel healthy.

Gathering at Mannerheim Park at 12:00.
Parade starts at 13:00.

Location: Mannerheim park, Kirkkokatu 35, 90100 Oulu.

Directions → Event Page (FI/EN) →

2:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Pride Park Festival

We welcome everyone to a casual picnic and park festival at Hollihaka Park on Saturday August 6th 14:00 – 19:00.

Please, join us only if you’re feeling healthy.

Enjoy folk music and dance shows. Meet the magical Taika-Petteri who entertains kids and adults alike.

14:00 Welcoming speech (in Finnish)
15:00 Yasmine ry Oriental Dance Show
15:20 Mustikkamaa (folk music)
15:45 Taika-Petteri with bears Jakke and Armas
16:00 House of Auer
17:00 Bändi X (folk music)
17:20 House of Auer
The event ends at 19:00.

Location: Hollihaka Park, Saarankatu 2, 90100 Oulu.

Directions → Event Page (FI/EN) →

9:00 PM – 4:00 AM

Oulu Pride Main Party

Come, experience and enjoy the fabulous show of Oulu Pride Main Party!

The set of spectacular performances:

DJ Jopo Simeon K
DJ Skasi
Miss Lumiere
Onni Boi

The event is for adults only, 18 years or older. Tickets have been sold out.

Location: Bar IHKU, Torikatu 22, 90100 Oulu.

Directions → Event Page (FI/EN) →