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Calendar of Redhead Events 2021

Event dates are subject to change due to ever-changing restrictions relating to Covid-19. Always confirm details with event organisers.

Plan your year of gingerness right here! Below is a list of redhead events and gatherings around the world, so you can celebrate your red hair alongside your fellow gingers throughout 2021.

Kiss Miss A Ginger Day – 12 January 2021

To shun any ideas of ‘Kick A Ginger Day’ (thanks, South Park), Kiss A Ginger Day was born, to celebrate redheads and allow the rest of humankind spend all day wanting to be just like them.

2021’s edition has been altered to ‘Miss a Ginger Day’, so show your ginger love and appreciation socially distanced this year! Join @gingerparrot on Instagram Live at 8pm GMT for a bonanza of interviews with several fun ginger-themed accounts to celebrate!

Ginger Pride Parade – Rome, Georgia, USA – 2021 date TBC, usually March

Armed with sunscreen and souls, dozens of redheads march through Rome’s city centre in Georgia, waving flags of gingerful shades and brandishing signs of pride for their red hair.

Redhead Day UK – London, UK – next event TBC

Redhead Day UK is a gingertastic all-day event taking place in London. The mission is simple: celebrate red hair and everything that makes gingers unique.

More info here

Festival des Ch’tis roux – Arras, France – 17 October 2021

In France’s northern city of Arras, redheads galore gathered in 2019 to celebrate their ginger hair for two days, enjoying everything to do with red hair, including a fashion show, a ‘redheads got talent’ show, stalls and much more, and even an appearance from natural redhead and Miss France 2018 winner, Maëva Coucke!T

RossItalia – Milan, Italy – 2021 date TBC, usually May

RossItalia Event Redhead Day Italy

Taking place in May since 2012, the glamorous surrounds of Milan set the backdrop for redheads to gather, mingle and celebrate their ginger hair.

Red Head Days – Ellicottville, New York – 18-19 June 2021

Setting up for the first time in the village of Ellicottville, New York, Red Head Days 2021 is a weekend of fun activities all in the name of celebrating red hair. Featuring live music, competitions and a fun run, the event is suitable for all ages of redheads.

More info here

Redhead Sicily – Favignana, Sicily – 2021 date TBC, expected either June or September

Sicily had its first ever ginger gathering in 2019, having a jam-packed itinerary filled with music, stalls, games, photography, a parade and even a ‘Miss and Mister Red Head Sicily’ contest!T

Red Love Festival – Brittany, France – 2021 date TBC, usually August

France has thrown two Red Love Festivals so far, taking place in Brittany. At each event gingers can watch live music from both red-haired and non-ginger musicians, and mingle with fellow redheads throughout the day.

The Redhead Days – Tilburg, Netherlands – 27-29 August 2021


Redhead Days, or ‘Roodharigendag’, is known as the world’s largest ginger weekender, and has held that title for over a decade. From 2007-2018 this gingerful event made its home in Breda, but for 2019 it moved its (red) roots to nearby Tilburg.

Currently holding the world record for the largest number of natural redheads in one place, ‘Roodharigendag’ hopes to break the record over and over again.

More info here

Redhead Days Germany / Das Rothaarigentreffen Deutschland – Hamburg, Germany – 2021 date TBC, usually September

Redheads looking for a fun and relaxed ginger gathering should head to Hamburg. With hundreds of redheads and their friends attending 2018 and 2019’s events, Redhead Days Germany is expected to once again bring you group photo opportunities, a pub crawl, exhibitions, talks and plenty more!T

Redhead Days Chicago – Chicago, USA – 2021 date TBC

RHD Chicago

Redhead Days Chicago is an affiliate of the world-renowned Redhead Days event in Breda, Netherlands. 2019’s event was the fifth of its kind, bringing together people to celebrate the best in music, food, dancing, vendors and cultural exhibits (oh, and redheads too) – fun for all the family!

Night of the Walking Red – Troy, New York, USA – 2021 date TBC, usually October


With organised gatherings throughout the year, the League of Extraordinary Red Heads has two items on its agenda: Us and Them.

Raise a glass of pumpkin ale and dance the night away at the annual ‘Night of the Walking Red’. Fiery festivities are free for all to attend.

More info here

National Love Your Red Hair Day – 5 November 2021

Recognised as an official day of celebration by the National Day Calendar, National Love Your Red Hair Day calls all American redheads to project their ginger pride for one all day (although, let’s ensure that we do it every other day too).

Know of any more redhead gatherings? Contact us to let us know.