Calendar of Redhead Events 2018


Kiss A Ginger Day – 12 January 2018

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.

Head to Hot for Ginger’s ‘Kiss A Ginger Day’ party at central London’s Square Pig pub from 6.30pm to celebrate the rare gingerness of red hair with your fellow kin. The third edition of the event, Hot for Ginger will be joined by John Frieda, Redhead Day UK, and Ginger Parrot…so we’ll see you there! Keep your eyes peeled for goodie bags, t-shirts and games.

Entrance to the event is free, but make sure you RSVP to the event on Facebook.


Ginger Pride Parade – Rome, Georgia, USA – 17 March 2018

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.

More info here


Redhead Day UK – London, UK – 19 May 2018

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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. The next Redhead Day UK event will be in May 2018, with Team RHDUK promising to make the event bigger, better and more ginger!

Catch Ginger Parrot’s stall at the event, for all your GINGE needs and other trinkets, too!

Get your tickets here


RossItalia – Milan, Italy – 27 May 2018

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. Dress code TBC.

More info here


Gingerfest – Boise, Idaho, USA – 8 June 2018

In its fifth year, Gingerfest will celebrate all elements of redness and gingerness with heaps of family-friendly games, including 99 Red Balloons, Bowling for Inmates and the Strawberry Shortcake Walk. The event also features live music, food trucks and plenty of prizes for gingers!

Tickets available from $4 per child and $7 per adult.

More info here


Redhead Days Chicago – Chicago, USA – 6-8 July 2018

RHD Chicago

Redhead Days Chicago is an affiliate of the world-renowned Redhead Days event in Breda, Netherlands. 2018’s event is the fourth of its kind, and will take place as a highlight at this year’s Irish American Heritage Festival.

The weekend-long event has long been known to be a grand weekend, bringing together thousands of people, celebrating the best in Irish music, food, dancing, vendors and cultural exhibits – fun for all the family!

More info here


Red Love Festival – Brittany, France – 25 August 2018

France will throw its first ever Red Love Festival in Châteaugiron, Brittany, where gingers will be able to watch live music from both red-haired and non-ginger musicians from 10am until 2am, hoping to attract thousands of people throughout the day. The afternoon will feature a parade of gingers around the town, which will then lead into an evening showing of animated film Fantastic Mr. Fox.

Organised by natural redhead and photographer Pascal Sacleux, the Red Love Festival will also be an opportunity to view his portraits of 727 redheads he has captured so far to date.

More info here


Redhead Day Germany / Rothaarigentag Deutschland – Hamburg, Germany – 8-9 September 2018

Redheads looking for a fun and relaxed ginger gathering should head to Hamburg. With over 100 redheads and friends attending last year’s inaugural event, 2018’s daytime and evening programme is set to bring you group photo opportunities, a pub crawl, exhibitions, talks and plenty more!

More info here


The Redhead Days – Breda, The Netherlands – 21-23 September 2018


This ginger weekender is known the world over for being the largest, wildest and most gingerful event of its kind, taking place in Breda, the Netherlands.

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 Picnic Dunbar WV – Dunbar, West Virginia, USA – September 2018, exact date TBC

Dunbar redhead festival

Attracting more than 800 in its first year in 2016, the Redhead Picnic Dunbar WV is sure to kick up a gingerful storm in 2018, too!

More info here


National Meeting of Natural Redheads – Florianópolis, Brazil – September 2018, exact date TBC

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Redheads galore will meet for two whole days of sharing their ginger experiences. Last year’s event welcomed hundreds of attendees, with expectations of higher numbers this year for the seventh annual National Meeting of Natural Redheads!

More info here


Redhead Day Georgia – Tbilisi, Georgia – September 2017, exact date TBC

Dozens and dozens of redheads and their appreciators will congregate together to celebrate ginger hair and everything that goes with it. The event is the seventh of its kind, and is free to all to attend.

There will be heap of ginger-themed games, competitions and surprises for all ages, and even the crowning of Mr and Mrs Redhead Day 2018!

More info here


Ginger Pride Rally – Melbourne, Australia – 6 October 2018

Ginger Pride Rally Australia

Established by Buderim Ginger and supported by R.A.N.G.A. (Red And Nearly Ginger Association), 2017’s Ginger Pride Rally will once again feature ginger beer sampling, beer pong and live music. This time taking place at The Ginger Factory (where else?) on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, come along for a day of gingerness in the home of gingerness!


Redhead Hunt 4 Huntingdon’s Disease – Orange, New South Wales, Australia – TBC

For this event’s debut in 2017, redheads flocked to Wade Park in the appropriately named town of Orange, in a world record attempt for the most gingers in one place! Stay tuned for this event’s 2018 edition details.

More info here


Night of the Walking Red – Troy, New York, USA – October 2018, exact date TBC


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 2018

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).


Ginger Gathering – Wellington, New Zealand – 16 November 2018

As part of the NZ Irish Fest, the Ginger Gathering will attract redheads for a parade at 4.30pm from Wellington’s Bucket Fountain. Live Celtic and Country music will follow at J J Murphy & Co, with the whole event raising money for the Cancer Society of New Zealand.

More info here


Gingers: The Gathering – Plymouth, UK – TBC


Inspired by other redhead events around the world, Gingers: The Gathering is all about spreading ginger pride in the South West of England. It’s all in the name of fun!


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



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