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Calendar of Redhead Events 2020

Event information may be out of date due to the coronavirus (Covid-19). 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 2020.

Kiss A Ginger Day – 12 January 2020

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.

Ginger Pride Parade – Rome, Georgia, USA – 2020 date TBC, usually October

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 – 2020 date TBC, usually May

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!

Their 2020 event is yet to be confirmed – we’ll announce it here when it is.

RossItalia – Milan, Italy – 2020 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.

Redhead Sicily – Favignana, Sicily – 2020 date TBC, usually June

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!

Their 2020 event is yet to be confirmed – we’ll announce it here when it is.

Red Love Festival – Brittany, France – 2020 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. With hopes for a 2020 event, the day features a parade of gingers around the town.

The Redhead Days – Tilburg, Netherlands – 28-30 August 2020


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 – 2020 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!

Their 2020 event is yet to be confirmed – we’ll announce it here when it is.

Redhead Days Chicago – Chicago, USA – 2020 date TBC, usually October

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 – 2020 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 2019

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.