Munich Gay Pride is Bavaria’s largest LGBTQ event with approximately 200,000 attendees. The event has been held since 1980 and grown in popularity. The main parade takes place on the Saturday afternoon with the Munich trams being decorated as well.
After the parade there is a street festival in Marienplatz which is Munich’s historic central square. In this square there a stage with local and international entertainers. In the evening the neo-gothic Munich City Hall is used as a large party location for the LGBTQ community which is unique for a city hall to be used for this type of party. Typically the mayor of Munich support the gay parade and why city hosts the party at the city hall.
The Berlin pride celebration known locally as CSD Berlin, is a parade and festival held in the second half of July each year for the LGBTQ community and allies. CSD stands for Christopher Street Day and has been held since 1979.
A large parade with many floats followed with a party in centre of Berlin popular with German and foreign tourists. Book your accommodation early as the city is generally full during the week of this event.
Fierté Montréal, also called Montreal Pride, is an annual LGBT pride festival in Montreal, Quebec. The event was founded in 2007 and the largest LGBTQ festival in Canada and francophone world with the multi-day event attracting more than 2.5 million local and international visitors
The parade is typically attended by the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau whom normally walks the length of the parade.
A full week of LGBTQ events with majority of attendees arriving on Thursday and exiting the city on Monday. The atmosphere in Montreal during the week is very up beat with whole city turned pink. Book early your accommodation and event tickets to avoid being disappointed.
Brighton Gay Pride is one of the most popular pride events in the UK. There is a popular parade through the streets of Brighton on the Saturday morning followed by huge festival event in Preston Park. Around 160,000 participants and spectators arrive in the St James Street area for the city’s biggest street party.
There is a Pride Village Street Party with 2 days of fund raising and entertainment. Withing the entertainment zone there are different areas for bears, cabaret and disco etc.
There are the official parties and events which generally make the Brighton Pride celebrations a full on party weekend for all attendees.
A 3 days event consider the best LGBTQ pride in the UK which attract many of the community from London. Typically majority of people book from Thursday to Monday so enjoy the fun pack 3 days of the event.
Book early to aviod disappointment as hotels and event tickets generally sell out in advance.
Amsterdam Gay Pride is a 3-day event with the main pride parade on the canal. You will find all weekend long, the best city packed with thousands of LGBTQ community tourists and locals. The highlight of the weekend is the Canal Parade which starts around 12:30 and will take all afternoon.
The sides of the canals or balconies of any houses that have a view of the canal with spectators. Book your accommodation early as generally all of sells out week in advance of the event. The canal parade is held on the Saturday in the middle of the 3 days of main events.
Antwerp in the Flemish part of Belgium is an open-minded small city with a population of around 600,000. Antwerp actually staged Belgium’s first GLBT Pride Parade in 1979. The week-long pride activities include a mixture of activities with several different themes including drag & fetish
The parade departs from Sint-Jansplein at 14.00 and passes through different neighbourhoods to Gedempte Zuiderdokken. There is an after party at the Steenplein on the riverside and a closing party on Sunday at the Grote Market followed by a number of parties and events including Drama Queen and Pink Sunday.
Birmingham is England’s 3rd biggest city. Around 70,000 people attend the Birmingham parade in recent years. The event is a parade and in Birmingham’s gay village which is next to the Chinese Quarter of the city.
The party after the parade has a main stage with international acts, an outdoor market, a funfair, a live comedy and cabaret tent.
A 2 day event with many attendee arriving on Thursday/Friday and leaving Sunday/Monday. A small pride event but with friendly and fun atmosphere.
Winter Pride in Maspalomas is the last gay pride celebration in the European calendar year.
An open-air event when the temperatures are turning cold in majority of European cities this even is popular for the hot temperatures, hot guys and fun events. The event is a week of amazing events with live shows with international artists, pool parties, boat excursions, dance sessions and a great parade. Held at the Yumbo centre where the majority of the gay bars and clubs are located. A party week all under one roof.
The resort is generally sold out in advance so book your accommodation in advance to not be disappointed and to have best choice of places to stay.
A week long celebration of LGBTQ events and culture.