Isle of Wight Pride 2018Book
Isle of Wight Pride returns to Ryde in 2018 and, as official UK Pride host, it’s set to be spectacularly grand with a host of big name acts.
IW Pride 2017, the first Pride festival on the Island, was a huge hit, celebrating tolerance, diversity and the vibrant LGBTQ community. It was so successful that, in October 2017, the Isle of Wight beat tough competition and won the right to host UK Pride 2018.
Taking place on Saturday, 21 July 2018, it’s set to be enormously popular with plenty to enjoy on the day. The parade will travel through Ryde onto Union Street and through to the Pride site on the seafront – see a map showing the route below. There you will find a fantastic Pride Village, with food, drinks and market stalls, as well as an acoustic stage and family friendly areas.
Acts on the day include Conchita Wurst, a Gok Wan DJ set, Lady Gaga and Dolly Parton tribute acts and award-winning cabaret artist Danny Beard.
The town of Ryde couldn’t be better suited to its role of host, with glorious beaches on which to party, tranquil beauty spots in which to relax and plenty of places to eat and drink.
Isle of Wight Pride is easy to get to. Our FastCat service from Portsmouth Harbour will drop you straight into the action in Ryde in just 22 minutes. We’ll be laying on extra sailings throughout the day – check our service status page for more information.
Make the most of our early bird offer below, with tickets from just £15, and book today.
Isle of Wight Pride early bird FastCat offer
Book by 20 July 2018 and save on your foot passenger ferry travel for the Isle of Wight Pride weekend.
The offer is valid on our Portsmouth Harbour to Ryde Pier Head route. Day return travel can be taken on 21 and 22 July, while the short stay offer applies to outward travel taken on 20, 21 or 22 July and return travel on 21, 22 or 23 July 2018.
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2. Early bird foot passenger fares are valid for bookings made between 1 February 2018 and 20 July 2018 or until limit has been reached.
3. Day Return and Short Stay travel must take place as specified from the Mainland to the Island (Isle of Wight) on our Portsmouth Harbour to Ryde Pier Head FastCat route.
4. We reserve the right to modify or cancel the offer at any time.
5. No adjustments can be made on previous purchases.
6. Offer cannot be used against Season Tickets, Multilink Passes or any promotional offers including Tesco Clubcard Boost tokens, already discounted fares and B2B (business to business) bookings.
7. Wightlink General Conditions for provision of Ferry Services apply and can be found at www.wightlink.co.uk/terms.
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