Antwerp Gay Pride
Belgium → Antwerp 12.08 - 15.08 2021
Antwerp in the Flemish part of Belgium is an open-minded small city with a population of around 600,000. Antwerp actually staged Belgium’s first GLBT Pride Parade in 1979. The week-long pride activities include a mixture of activities with several different themes including drag & fetish
The parade departs from Sint-Jansplein at 14.00 and passes through different neighbourhoods to Gedempte Zuiderdokken. There is an after party at the Steenplein on the riverside and a closing party on Sunday at the Grote Market followed by a number of parties and events including Drama Queen and Pink Sunday.
Antwerp Leather Pride
Belgium → Antwerp 02.03 - 06.03 2022
Antwerp’s Leather pride welcomes approximately 3000 fetish lovers from around the world, for a 5-day event. A packed agenda including 2 official dinners and 3 major parties (Darklands, Rage and Pervert).
The event kicks off on a Wednesday and the election of ‘Mr Leather Belgium’ is done on the Saturday night at the Darklands festival. A smaller fetish event than some of the others bigger event with has a fun and friendly atmosphere.
Brussels Gay Pride
Belgium → Brussels 21.05 - 23.05 2021
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.