Washington Capital Pride
USA → Washington DC09.06 - 11.06.2023

Washington main pride event as the city also hosts black pride, transpride and several other smaller LGBTQ pride events. An event that started in 1975 and attracts locals and international tourists. Each event has a politcal theme as in the American political capital. This event centre around the Dupont Circle neighbourhood which is popular with LGBTQ businesses and community. 

A 10 day LGBTQ event with the parde on final saturday and a festival the next day on Sunday to conclude the event.

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Sitges Gay Pride
Spain → Sitges14.06 - 18.06.2023

The main Gay Pride Parade in Sitges takes place on the Sunday 9 from 5pm. More than 25 floats and a crowd of thousands of people will cheer on the Gay Pride. A very popular event with locals and tourists from around the world. As a small city pack with visitors for this popular event with many attending every year.

Book your accommodation in advance if you want to stay on Sitges as generally most hotels are sold out in advance.

The parade is held on the Sunday and generally people book to say in Sitges for a long weekend from Thursday to Monday to enjoy most of the event celebrations.

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Ibiza Gay Pride
Spain → Ibiza15.06 - 18.06.2023

The Ibiza Gay Pride event is now 10 days of shows and event scheduled to encourage tolerance and equality, and to demand, with fun, colour and freedom, the rights of the LGTBQ community. One of the most popular event on the island of Ibiza.

This festive parade will feature various floats that will make a tour of several representative points of the city of Ibiza, starting from the Cofradía de Pescadores, passing through the Avenida de Santa Eulària des Riu and the Avenida de los Andenes, in the Marina neighbourhood, and ending up in the city’s port.

The new extended progam will bring more people to the island for a 2 week party. Book early to make sure you have somewehre to stay and for any event tickets. 

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Bear Summer Berlin
Germany → Berlin21.06 - 25.06.2023

The Bears Summer event is an annual bear’s weekend featuring bear parties, brunch and bowling and other activities in Berlin. It is a fun friendly event attracting bears from Germany and worldwide.

The main party takes place at Gretchen with 2 Dance floors: one for Pop, Disco, Dance & Club Classics and one for House, Electro and Techno In addition for smokers and others there is a large outdoor area to enjoy the Berlin summer. One of the main events of the bears social calendar for Europe.

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Paris LGBTQ Pride
France → Paris22.06 - 25.06.2023

The Paris Gay Pride has been renamed as a LGBTQ event and is attended by more than 700,000 spectators and participants. The parade  begins on Saturday, at around 2 pm, departing at the Luxembourg Metro and finished at Place de la Republique, where there’s a Pride party from 4 pm until 9 pm.

A number of circuit parties and events takes place across Paris and mainly in the gay district of Le Marais throughout the week leading up to Paris Gay Pride.

The main event is the pride parade held on the Saturday of the pride weekend but Paris fills up from Thursday with many people leaving on the Monday. Combining the LGBTQ parade with visiting the Paris tourist attractions and shopping whilst dinning on the great food is an excellent way to make the post of your trip.

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Munich Gay Pride (CSD)
Germany → Munich23.06 - 25.06.2023

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.

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San Francisco Gay Pride
USA → San Francisco23.06 - 25.06.2023

With over 200 parade contingents and exhibitors, and more than twenty community-run stages and venues, the San Francisco Pride Celebration and Parade is the largest gathering of the LGBTQ community and allies in the nation. Celebrations begin on a Saturday in Civic Center Plaza in downtown San Francisco the last full weekend of June each year.

The Parade, which takes place the Sunday morning of the event, kicks off from Beale Street along Market and ends at Market and 8th St. in the heart of downtown San Francisco.

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Madrid Gay Pride
Spain → Madrid30.06 - 02.07.2023

One of Europe's largest gay pride event with the parade taking 7 hours to pass through the centre of Madrid. Estimated attendance each year is around 2 million people and the city is packed for 4 days with many arriving on Thursday when Madrid starts to fill up. Typically the city is sold out so you should book accommodation in advance. The Parade is on Staurday evening from 17.30 until 00.30. 

An event which is fun to attend and the city is pack with LGBTQ community creating a party atmosphere. Enjoy the generally warm weather and party with the  Madrileño's (Madrid Locals)

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New York Gay Pride
USA → New York30.06 - 02.07.2023

Commemorating the 52nd anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising the NYC Pride is one of the biggest pride events in the world. The Parade passes through the centre of NY with numerous floats and many other cities promoting local gay pride events from other cities on the parade to the huge number of attendees.

A weekend when NY turns pink and attracts tourists from NY, American cities and around the world.

As the parade is typically on the Sunday the city get busy with majority arriving on Thursday and departing on Monday.  Combining the LGBTQ event with visiting NY tourist attractions or do some great shopping whist enjoying the hospitality of the city is typical way to spend a 4/5 trip. 

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Cologne Gay Pride (CSD)
Germany → Cologne07.07 - 09.07.2023

Gay Pride Festival taking place in Cologne’s charming Old City district and kicks off at 6pm on Friday with a Street Festival. Cologne is Germany’s 4th largest city in Germany After the official opening there are stages in Heumarkt with DJs and different shows. The surrounding streets and square has a market with different types of stands.

The official parade is on Sunday afternoon from Deutzer Brücke to Komödienstraße wuth around 120 different floats.

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