Johannesburg Pride 2019: Everything You Need To Know

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Johannesburg Pride 2019 is almost here! With a new home at Sandton City, a new flag and even more after party fun, Johannebsurg Pride has never been better. So, get your outfits planned and start practising your parade strut, because it's time to celebrate your authentic self. 

Johannesburg Pride is the longest running pride event on the continent. It is also one of the biggest pride parades in South Africa, seeing thousands of visitors each year. Over the last three decades, Johannesburg Pride has advocated for inclusion of all African LGBTQ+ identities. That's why this year, Johannesburg Pride is all about celebrating The Pride of Africa. Debuting a new flag, which is inspired by the flags of all 54 countries in Africa, Pride makes a bold new statement: there are no borders here - Pride is proudly African, and authentically you.

Pride Marches From Sandton

In anticipation of welcoming in even more proud paraders than ever before, Pride sought out a new home. That's where Sandton City comes into the picture. Offering secure parking, Sandton City will be the departure point for the march. The march departs at 14:00 en-route through the Sandton CBD. Additionally, Pride Village will be set up just outside the mall. Here, you can pick up a variety of refreshments to keep you marching proudly through the streets.

Johannesburg Pride

All are welcome to attend Johannesburg Pride. The march is free of charge, so you can spend that extra cash on putting together your most 'authentically you' outfit ensemble. Each year, thousands gather to march through the streets of Johannesburg in a stand for self-acceptance and legal rights. So, come and join in on the revelry this October, because if you don't celebrate your pride, no one else will.

When Is It?

Saturday, 26 October 2019. Gates open at 11:00.

Where Is It?

The Pride Village will be set up on Rivonia Road, between Sandton Drive and West Str, Sandton. Secure parking will be available at Sandton City Shopping Centre.

The march will leave from the assembly point at 14:00 en-route through the Sandton CBD.

How Much Is It?

The event is free, but please RSVP on Facebook.

Keep The Party Going


What would Pride be without an epic after party? Keep the party going at Johannesburg Pride's official entertainment partner, Babylon the Joburg Bar in Illovo. The hosts of the official Pride After Party, Babylon is one of Joburg's most well known LGBTI+ friendly party spaces. Join them for a mind-blowing celebration after the parade.

When Is It?

- 03:00.

Where Is It?

198 Oxford Rd, Illovo, Sandton, Johannesburg.

Click here for more information.

Johannesburg Pride 2019 is also set to light up the Maboneng Precinct with a number of awesome after party events. Celebrating art, life and queerdom, the Jozi Maboneng Pride After Party is a must-attend.

Sin City

Hosted by He's Gay, She's Lesbian, They Bisexual So What, Sin City at Afro Bru Maboneng is the ultimate Pride After Party event. Come and unleash your 'naughty side' with like-minded friends and allies. With performances by skilled acrobats, exotic dancers, nudists and musicians. This is an open space, where you are free to express yourself. Don't miss out!

When Is It?

Saturday, 26 October 2019 from 19:00 - 04:00.

Where Is It?

Afro Bru Maboneng, 299 Fox Street, City and Suburban, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Ticket prices will be announced soon. Keep an eye on their Facebook page for updates.

For More Information

Visit for more information about Johannesburg Pride 2019. Or, follow them on social media:




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