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.
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 3 million attendees in past years and has a fun party atmosphere with Brazilians and gringos. Something everybody in LGBTQ community should attend once.
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.
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 political 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 parade on final Saturday and a festival the next day on Sunday to conclude the event.
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.
Athens Pride is the main LGBTQ community annual celebration in Greece. The event has been held since 2005 in city centre and has a unique Greek party atmosphere. There were other smaller pride events held on a small scale how ever since the mid 1980s.
The festivities start at 1700 on the Saturday with the parade with an official opening ceremony with the Athens Mayor, foreign diplomats and representatives of the Justice Ministry at 1900.
A concert then take place at Syntagma Square later in the evening and the main event of the pride weekend.
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.
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.
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.
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.