A Big Weekend ticket provides you with access to the events site, including the Main Arena, Sackville Gardens, the Dance Arena and Lifestyle Expo. The cost of the tickets covers the delivery of the event. 

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Big Weekend tickets are currently priced at £22 for a weekend ticket. Day tickets are also on sale and start at £12.50. 

Child's Day & Weekend tickets are now on sale too!

There are no booking fees on tickets purchased either online or from one of our outlets. The only additional charge is a small fee to cover delivery of tickets, either by post or by email.

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Parade spectators

Child's Tickets

On sale now!. A child's ticket is for ages 3-12 inclusive.

Parade participant


There is no ticket required for children aged 2 or under.

GO PLATINUM - Have you considered a Platinum Pass? Giving exclusive access to our VIP area with elevated viewing platform for the Main Arena? Plus a number of free drinks?

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How to purchase

There are a number of quick and easy ways to purchase your tickets.


Call our ticket line on 0843 208 1844. Calls cost 5 pence per minute. Mobile operator charges may be considerably higher. Calls last approximately 4 minutes.

Box Office

Tickets will be available (subject to availability) from our event box office during the Big Weekend, please note that these tickets will be more expensive.

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Take a look at the venues selling tickets in and around Manchester.

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If you purchase tickets online you will receive a confirmation receipt from Quaytickets instantly. Please note, this is not your ticket. Tickets are sent out in batches (including e-tickets), from July onwards. All tickets purchased before August 18 will be sent out via post or electronically via e-ticket. Tickets purchased online after August 18 can be collected at our onsite Box Office.

hardship tickets

We have introduced a limited number of discounted day tickets (300 in total across the four days) for people who are unemployed, over 65 or on a low income. 

Should you wish to receive a ticket, you'll need to apply online from 01 August 2014. Successful applications will receive a confirmation email ahead of the festival and will collect the ticket from our on site box office (a form of ID will be required).

We are operating an honesty policy and all applicants must live within the ten authorities in the Greater Manchester region. 


If you have any questions about your tickets, please contact Quaytickets on 0843 208 1844. Calls cost 5 pence per minute. Mobile operator charges may be considerably higher. Calls last approximately 4 minutes. 

We are unable to deal with any ticketing queries in the Manchester Pride office.

Full terms and conditions for ticket purchasers can be found here.

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