The national holiday in the Netherlands. The whole country celebrates outside on the canals or just on streets to mix with friends, family and neighbours.
Orange is the national colour of the country and for this day many people dress to show there pride to be Dutch.
The parties are popular with foreigners and expats visit the Netherland to join the celebrations.
There are a number gay clubs or LGBTQ event held on the same day to celebrate being Dutch or with the Dutch.
Orange might not be your colour but worth visiting to enjoy the fun and Dutch hospitality.
The first of two bear events held in the beach town of Sitges close to Barcelona. The 4 day event attract Spanish guys and International bears for beach events and streets packed full of guys enjoying the event and meeting their friends at this annual event.
Thousand of bears cubs and admirers arrive to pack Sitges for all 4 days of the event. Book your accommodation in advance to ensure availability.
Sleazy Madrid is the main fetish festival in southern Europe consisting of a number of different events held throughout the year. They have a main event and then host other parties during gay pride or in other cities of Europe.
The parties have been running for over 20 years and the Madrid edition of the event attracts hundreds of men to enjoy different parties hosted by several event promoters during the course of the weekend.
The 2021 edition will be 21st anniversary of the event and expect a larger crowd due to cancellation last year.
A 10 day event which many people book for a 2 week holiday. Many of the best gay resorts in Gran Canaria and the popular accommodations around the Yumbo Centre get fully booked very quickly so book in advance.
During the 2 week period there are a series of different parties and event with the main event a parade and In the centre square is the large stage with entertainment from international top acts and DJs.
Brussels annual Gay Pride event is normally the first in Europe. Attended by around 100,000 from neighbouring cities or Amsterdam, Cologne and Paris as well as some international tourists.
The parade take place in the city centre and is followed by a party in St Catherine Square close to the Bourse as well as many hang out after the parade on Rue du Marché au Charbon where many of the most popular gay bars are located.
Tel Aviv is one of the most gay-friendly cities in the world. That means that Pride Week in Tel Aviv is a colourful, joyful and crazy week. There are many parties and events during the Pride week with the parade and party close to beach on final day.
Tel Aviv’s thriving LGBT community make the event one not to be missed. Book your accommodation in advance as Tel Aviv is normally fully booked during this event.
The main pride parade is held on the Friday afternoon as this first day of the weekends in Israel which are Friday & Saturday.
The city of Tel Aviv is generally very LGBTQ friendly all year round and open minded due to the high percentage of the population whom are under 35 years of age.
São Paulo LGBTQ Pride Parade is an annual gay pride parade that has taken place in Avenida Paulista, in the city of São Paulo, Brazil, since 1997. It is South America’s largest Pride parade, and is listed by Guinness World Records as the biggest pride parade in the world
The event has seen up to 5 million attendees in past years and has a fun party atmosphere with Brazilians and gringos. Something everybody in LGBTQ community should attend once.
LA Pride, the second largest Pride celebration in the America. Held in West Hollywood neighbourhood of Los Angeles locally referred to WeHo. Los Angeles' first pride parade, and the world's first gay pride parade, was on June 28, 1970.
With around 40% of LGBTQ residents and businesses in West Hollywood identifying as LGBTQ the city hosts an event popular with American and international tourists.
A 3 day celebration with the parade the main event. Book early as West Hollywood is famous the world over and accommodation and event tickets get sold out early.
Rome, hosts a popular Pride celebration – in early June. The parade takes place that Saturday drawing thousands of spectators and participants. The pride parade starts at Piazza della Repubblica and ends to Piazza Venezia passing by world famous landmarks including the Colosseum.
After the parade most people hang out in the gay neighbourhood close to the Colosseum.
This 3 day event turns Rome pink. The Italian culture and expressive nation make the event fund to attend. As the Italian capital many people use the pride event as an opportunity to explore Rome's tourist attractions whilst enjoy the great food and Italian hospitality.
The Vienna Gay Pride is becoming very popular in Europe with a gay beach, concerts and village with over 100,000 attendees. A “Pride Village” is constructed in the City Hall Square for the duration of the event. Many of the city’s gay and lesbian restaurants sell food and drink from 1100 to 2200 and lounge on chairs on a man-made beach created.
The main event is the Rainbow Parade on Saturday with a mixture of gays, lesbians, drag queens, leather boys, transgenders and many more celebrating the diversity of Vienna.
There are numerous parties at different locations with majority in the district along Linke Wienzeile and Rechte Wienzeile. The Vienna gay neighbourhood is relatively compact and each to get around.