Rome Gay Pride
Italy → Rome 11.06 - 13.06 2021
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.
Spain → Barcelona 25.06 - 27.06 2021
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.
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.
Ibiza Gay Pride
Spain → Ibiza 10.06 - 13.06 2021
The Ibiza Gay Pride event is 4 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.
San Francisco Gay Pride
USA → San Francisco 27.06 - 27.06 2021
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 LGBT 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.
Amsterdam Canal Pride
Netherlands → Amsterdam 06.08 - 08.08 2021
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.
London Gay Pride
England → London 03.07 - 03.07 2021
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.
Madrid Gay Pride
Spain → Madrid 01.07 - 04.07 2021
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)
Bear Week - Autumn
Spain → Sitges 03.09 - 11.09 2021
The second of two bear events held in the beach town of Sitges close to Barcelona. This event has grown into the No Bear event in Europe attracting over 5,000 bears, cubs, chasers, muscle bears and admirers from all corners of the world.
Sitges is turned into a ‘’Bear Village’’ for the duration of the event with 30 different gay bars and clubs packed every evening from around 1900 to 0300. Different themed parties at the clubs and some on the event provide all the entertained for the week. Sitges embraces the event with the all businesses welcoming the Bear community.
Cologne Gay Pride (CSD)
Germany → Cologne 02.07 - 04.07 2021
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.
Milan Bear Festival
Italy → Milan 22.04 - 03.05 2021
The annual Milan Bear Festival Milan takes place every April. The event is hosted by Company Club which is one of the best know gay bars for bears in the city.
The festival attracts international bears meeting for the themed partis and shows. There are parties hosted by international bear celebrities and DJ’s as well as karaoke and saunas parties.