Commemorating 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.
A parade in centre of London followed by a party in Trafalgar Square with around 100 performers and community acts from across the LGBTQ community In addition to the main stage in Trafalgar square there are smaller stage in Soho were many of the attendee hang out before and after the parade. Soho and Old Compton street is considered the main gay neighbourhood of London
An event which turns London pink for the day and a party atmosphere in whole of central London.
The pride event is on the Saturday with most people arriving Thursday/Friday to experience Soho & Vauxhall neighbourhoods prior to the main event. Typically the city turns pink for the weekend so it is advisable to book your accommodation and any event tickets in advance to not be disappointed.
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.
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 Saturday 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)
The Milan pride held at Italy’s fashion capital hosts a week of LGBTQ-friendly events, with the streets around via Lazzaretto, via Lecco, via Castaldi, and largo Bellintani being transformed into the Pride Square.
The parade event has a friendly and fun atmosphere popular with Italians and foreign tourist whom attend the event and use the trip as a shopping event as they are in Italy’s fashion capital.
Milan has renamed the event to be 'Milan's LGBTQ Pride week'. The multiday event is popular with Italian's and international tourist whom combine the event with shopping, partying. Book early to have a great Italian city experience enjoy the fool and locals hospitality.
Brighton Bear Weekend is an annual event for bears, cubs and friends held in Brighton just 1 hour from London. This event is the main bear event on the UK south coast.
The event is mostly but some of the vent venues will charge a modest entry fee during the 4 days of fun to socializing. Brighton Bear Weekend whom organize the event sell wristbands which offer discounts on drinks, entry fees and other items during course of the weekend.
A Thursday to Sunday event popular with bears from around the world. Book early your accommodation and any event tickets as most are sold out early.
Barcelona hosts every summer, since 2008, the main LGBTI pride celebration. Pride Barcelona runs for a week of different events ending with a parade and party at Plaza Espanya. Move from June to September for 2021.
Typically, more than 250,000 people come every year, making it one of the most popular Prides in Europe. Book your accommodation in advance as the city gets sold out in advance.
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.
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.
Bear Necessity party returns to Amsterdam after the long hiBEARnation for a diverse Pride Party for bears, chasers, admirers and other guys.
Bear-Necessity is normally held at the Panama club with huge dance floor. A diverse, relaxed and attitude free party with friendly atmosphere. Everybody is welcome with mixed crowd. Hairy, muscled yound or older are all welcome. Come and enjoy the party and dance. The event take place during the annual Amsterdam Canal Pride parade weekend.