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The 2024 Gay Prides in Europe || Calendar

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The 2024 Gay Prides in Europe || Calendar

Gay pride 2024 in Europe starts as early as May, so it's best to start planning now! Gear up for a grand spectacle of unity, love, and acceptance as we take you on a tour of the most vibrant gay pride events happening across Europe in 2024. From the historic streets of Dublin to the lively beaches of Barcelona, we've got you covered with a comprehensive, chronological list of prides in Europe's most LGBTQ+ friendly cities. So pack your bags, rally your flags, and let's get this pride party started! ๐ŸŒˆ

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Calendar: Gay Pride Parades of Europe 2024

To begin with, take a look at the pride month calendar of 2024 in Europe. These mark the dates of each city's actual parade/march or main festival day. Events start in May (Maspalomas) and end in September (Belgrade).

A joyful selfie capturing the essence of gay pride in Amsterdam, with four friends donning pride colors and playful outfits, sharing smiles and pride at a festive event on a boat.

Ayeee Aye Captain! On a boat in Amsterdam


Gay Prides of Europe: By Country

If you are looking for specific dates, a brief description, and places to stay in each city, scroll down to each individual pride below.

To make life easier, we have grouped pride events by country and then listed chronological (by when the actual parade or main festival is), so you can best plan your European gay pride route :).

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๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ EuroPride 2024

  • Pride Events Dates: June 21 - 29, 2024
  • Parade Date: June 29, 2024 EuroPride 2024 this year is in Thessaloniki and it is going to be a big one! Scroll on down to Greece and Thessaloniki for more information on this one.

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๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria

Gay Pride Vienna

  • Pride Events Dates: June 1 - 18, 2024
  • Parade Date: June 15, 2024
  • About: As the 28th annual pride parade in Vienna, this is the largest demonstration in all of Austria and certainly one of the most exciting in all of central Europe.
  • Where to stay: Saint SHERMIN bed breakfast & champagne is an uber-stylish place in the center and the opulent Hotel Sans Souci Wien.

๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Belgium

Gay Pride Brussels

  • Pride Events Dates: May 1 - 31 2024
  • Parade Date: May 18, 2024
  • About: Belgium's capital city, Brussels, is known for its rich history, divine chocolates, and of course, its annual month long Gay Pride festival called The Belgian Pride. The event is a vibrant mix of parades, parties, and a plethora of cultural events that highlight the city's commitment to inclusivity.
  • Where to stay: The Hotel Amigo, a luxurious establishment located close to the Grand Palace and The Hotel Brussels with its panoramic city views.

Gay Pride Antwerpen

  • Pride Events Dates: August 7 -11, 2024
  • Parade Date: August 10, 2024
  • About: Antwerp, a bustling port city, hosts one of Belgium's most colorful pride parades. The entire city comes alive with rainbow colors, making it an unforgettable experience.
  • Where to stay: Charming Suites Jan Zonder Vrees located in the heart of the city, and the boutique Hotel Julien with its beautiful rooftop views.

๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ Bulgaria

Gay Pride Sofia

  • Parade Date: June 15, 2024
  • About: Sofia Pride is an annual event celebrating the LGBTQ+ community in Bulgaria's capital. It showcases a vibrant parade through the city, cultural activities, discussions, and parties that bring together people from diverse backgrounds in support of equality and love.
  • Where to stay: Grand Hotel Sofia, situated on Gurko Street, is a prime location for attendees, offering luxury and comfort. Another excellent choice is the Central Hotel Sofia, which combines convenience and quality service.

๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท Croatia

Gay Pride Zagreb

  • Parade Date: June 1, 2024
  • About: Zagreb Pride is the largest LGBTQ+ celebration in Croatia, known for its vibrant parade through the city's streets, cultural events, workshops, and concerts. It brings together the community and allies in a festive atmosphere advocating for equality and diversity.
  • Where to stay: Hotel Esplanade Zagreb, situated near the main square, and the charming and modern Canopy by Hilton Zagreb City Centre.

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czechia

Gay Pride Prague

  • Pride Events Dates: August 5 - 11, 2024
  • Parade Date: August 10, 2024
  • About: Prague Pride is a vibrant and colorful celebration of LGBTQ+ culture in the Czech Republic, set against the backdrop of the city's stunning historic architecture. The week-long festival includes a pride parade, discussions, workshops, exhibitions, and plenty of parties.
  • Where to stay: Consider the stylish and comfortable Mama Shelter Prague, located within easy reach of the city center, or the iconic Art Nouveau Palace Hotel, which combines timeless elegance with modern amenities.

๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Denmark

Gay Pride Copenhagen

  • Pride Events Dates: August 10 - 18, 2024
  • Parade Date: August 17, 2024
  • About: Copenhagen Pride stands as a vibrant celebration of LGBTQ+ diversity and inclusion, spanning from August 10 to 18, 2024. The highlight of the festivities is the colorful Pride Parade set to take place on August 17. This spirited event showcases the unity and pride of the LGBTQ+ community in Copenhagen. In addition to the lively parade, the week-long celebration includes various pride events, creating a dynamic atmosphere filled with activism, cultural expressions, and joyous gatherings. Attendees can expect a diverse range of activities, from thought-provoking discussions to lively performances.
  • Where to stay: For accommodations during this wild time, consider staying at the heart of the action. Options such as the Hotel Skt. Annรฆ and the boutique 25hours Hotel Indre By offer convenient locations, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the vibrant spirit of Copenhagen Pride.

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland

Helsinki Gay Pride

  • Pride Events Dates: June 24 - 30, 2024
  • Parade Date: June 29, 2024
  • About: Helsinki Gay Pride is the most vibrant week-long LGBTQ+ celebration in Finland. It showcases a colorful parade, a variety of cultural events, discussions, and parties throughout the city. The event draws together people from diverse backgrounds to support inclusivity and equality.
  • Where to stay: Consider the elegant Hotel Kรคmp in the heart of Helsinki, or the stylish Klaus K Hotel for a design-centric experience.

Gay Pride Turku

  • Parade Date: August 24, 2024
  • About: Turku Gay Pride is a vibrant and inclusive event that celebrates the LGBTQ+ community in the heart of Turku, Finland. This one-day festival is marked by a spirited parade, cultural performances, and a series of events promoting equality, diversity, and love.
  • Where to stay: Consider the Scandic Hamburger Bรถrs for its central location and welcoming atmosphere, or the Radisson Blu Marina Palace Hotel, which overlooks the Aura River.

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France

Gay Pride Lyon

  • Parade Date: June 8, 2024
  • About: Lyon Pride is a vibrant LGBTQ+ celebration in the heart of the city. It includes a colorful parade, cultural activities, and festivities that bring together the community and allies.
  • Where to stay: Bayard Bellecour which offers luxury accommodations overlooking the Rhone river, and the charming Cour des Loges located in the historic Old Town.

Gay Pride Paris

  • Parade Date: June 29, 2024
  • About: Paris Gay Pride, also known as Marche des Fiertรฉs LGBT in French, is a vibrant and festive event that takes place in the heart of the French capital. The pride parade is a colorful and exuberant celebration of LGBTQ+ rights and culture, featuring floats, music, and participants from all over the world.
  • Where to stay: Hรดtel Jardin de Cluny located in the Latin Quarter, steps away from the parade route, and the charming Les Rives de Notre-Dame also in the trendy Latin Quarter.

Gay Pride Marseille

  • Parade Date: July 7, 2024
  • About: Marseille Pride is a vibrant and festive event celebrating the LGBTQ+ community. The day is marked by a colorful parade through the city's streets, filled with music, dancing, and a spirit of unity. Attendees can look forward to a variety of activities including cultural events, workshops, and parties that last late into the night.
  • Where to stay: Consider the chic Sofitel Marseille Vieux-Port for a luxurious stay with stunning views of the old port, or the hip and stylish Mama Shelter Marseille, known for its modern design and lively atmosphere.

๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany

Check out our post that goes into specifics about the gay prides of Germany.

Gay Pride Munich

  • Pride Events Dates: June 8 to June 23, 2024
  • Parade Date: June 22, 2024
  • About: Munich Pride, also known as Christopher Street Day (CSD) Munich, is a vibrant week-long celebration of LGBTQ+ culture and community. It includes a colorful parade, a variety of parties, cultural events, and political forums aimed at promoting equality and inclusion.
  • Where to stay: Consider the Excelsior by Geisel for a luxurious stay with close proximity to the festival activities, or the CORTIINA Hotel Munich, which offers a stylish and more intimate experience in the heart of the city.

Cologne Gay Pride

  • Pride Events Dates: July 10 - 21, 2024
  • Parade Date: July 21, 2024
  • About: Cologne Gay Pride, also known as Cologne CSD (Christopher Street Day), is one of Europe's largest and most vibrant LGBTQ+ celebrations. Spanning over two weeks, the festival includes a massive pride parade, a variety of parties, cultural events, and political discussions aimed at promoting equality and diversity.
  • Where to stay: The trendy Legend Hotel situated near the city center, and the unique Excelsior Hotel Ernst am Dom, which offers views of the iconic Cologne Cathedral.

Feel free to also check out these other resources to help you navigate the city during pride:

Gay Pride Berlin

  • Parade Date: July 27, 2024
  • About: Berlin Pride, also known as Christopher Street Day Berlin, is a grand celebration of the LGBTQ+ community that includes a vibrant parade, cultural events, and parties throughout the city. It is the one I have been to the most and I love that everyone can march along with the floats in the parades!
  • Where to stay: The Adults-only Axel Hotel Berlin situated in Schรถneberg, the heart of the gay scene in Berlin, and the stylish TWO Hotel Berlin by Axel.
A sea of participants at a gay pride march in Berlin's Tiergarten, with vibrant flags and banners, as individuals come together to stand for equality and LGBTQ+ rights.

Walking with the floats at CSD!

Gay Pride Hamburg

  • Date: August 1 - 31, 2024
  • Parade Date: August 3, 2024
  • About: Hamburg Gay Pride, also known as Christopher Street Day (CSD) Hamburg, is a month-long celebration of LGBTQ+ culture and community. It is marked by a colorful parade, various live performances, exhibitions, and a wide range of events dedicated to promoting equality and diversity.
  • Where to stay: Consider the Renaissance Hamburg Hotel in the city center, or the intimate and stylish east Hotel Hamburg.
A spectacular view of a rainbow created by a water fountain during a sunny gay pride day in Hamburg, with joyful attendees in the foreground, symbolizing hope and inclusion.

Oh, does Hamburg Pride make us spray!

Gay Pride Frankfurt

  • Pride Events Dates: August 8 - 11, 2024
  • Parade Date: August 10, 2024
  • About: Frankfurt Pride, also known as CSD Frankfurt, is a vibrant and colorful LGBTQ+ celebration in the heart of Germany. It includes a festive parade, a variety of performances, cultural events, and parties throughout the city.
  • Where to stay: The Westin Grand Frankfurt on Konrad-Adenauer-Strasse, and the stylish Sofitel Frankfurt Opera located at Opera Square.

We also made The Gay Guide to Frankfurt, Germany for your viewing pleasure ๐Ÿ˜

Gay Pride Leipzig

  • Pride Events Dates: August 9 - 17, 2024
  • Parade Date: August 17, 2024
  • About: Leipzig Pride, known as CSD Leipzig (Christopher Street Day), is a vibrant and inclusive festival celebrating the LGBTQ+ community in Leipzig, Germany. It spans over a week, featuring a diversity parade, cultural events, parties, and various activities that promote equality and acceptance.
  • Where to stay: GRONERS Leipzig, situated in the heart of the city, offers comfort and sleekness, while the stylish Steigenberger Grandhotel Handelshof Leipzig provides a blend of luxury and history.

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece

Gay Pride Athens

  • Parade Date: June 8, 2024
  • About: Athens Pride is a vibrant celebration of LGBTQ+ life in Greece's historic capital. The event includes a pride parade through the city's streets, cultural performances, and various social and political activities aimed at increasing visibility and promoting LGBTQ+ rights.
  • Where to stay: Consider the modern Electra Metropolis Athens in the heart of the city, or the stylish New Hotel located near Syntagma Square.

Gay Pride Thessaloniki

  • Pride Events Dates: June 21 - 29, 2024
  • Parade Date: June 29, 2024
  • About: Thessaloniki Pride is a vibrant celebration of diversity and LGBTQ+ culture in Greece's spirited second city. The multi-day event includes a colorful parade, engaging social and educational activities, parties, and cultural events. EuroPride is happening here at the exact same time!
  • Where to stay: The Met Hotel, providing contemporary luxury and a rooftop pool with city views, and the charming City Hotel Thessaloniki, situated in the heart of the cityโ€™s shopping and business district.

Check out our Gay Thessaloniki Guide ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท


๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ Hungary

Gay Pride Budapest

  • Parade Date: July 13, 2024
  • About: Budapest Pride is an empowering and festive event for the LGBTQ+ community in Hungary. It includes a vibrant parade through the city, cultural programs, discussions, and parties that highlight the pride and diversity of the community.
  • Where to stay: The Aria Hotel Budapest with its central location and music-themed rooms, and the charming boutique Baltazรกr Budapest near the historic Castle District

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ Iceland

Reykjavik Gay Pride

  • Pride Events Dates: August 4 - 11, 2024
  • Parade Date: August 10, 2024
  • About: Reykjavik Pride, or โ€œHinsegin dagarโ€ is a week long affair with a Pride Ball, Pride Parade and Festival!
  • Where to stay: The Alda Hotel on the main shopping street of Laugavegur or the swanky Eyja Guldsmeden Hotel.

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland

Dublin Gay Pride

  • Parade Date: June 29, 2024
  • About: Dublin Pride Parade and Festival is a vibrant and colorful event celebrating LGBTQ+ culture in Ireland's capital city. The festivities typically include a joyful parade through the streets of Dublin, as well as numerous performances, educational events, and parties throughout the city.
  • Where to stay: The Merrion Hotel, known for its luxurious accommodations and central location, and The Dean Dublin, a trendy boutique hotel in the nightlife-friendly Harcourt Street area.

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy

Gay Pride Rome

  • Parade Date: June 15, 2024
  • About: Rome Gay Pride is a vibrant and celebratory event for the LGBTQ+ community in the heart of Italy's historic capital. The event includes a grand parade through the city's ancient streets, alongside cultural events, parties, and community gatherings.
  • Where to stay: The opulent St. Regis Rome, situated near the Piazza della Repubblica, and the chic Hotel Artemide on Via Nazionale.

Gay Pride Bergamo

  • Parade Date: June 15, 2024
  • About: Bergamo Pride is an annual celebration of LGBTQ+ community and culture in the historic Italian city of Bergamo. The event includes a vibrant parade through the city streets, various live performances, and a range of activities that promote inclusivity and diversity.
  • Where to stay: Consider the charming GombitHotel situated within the scenic Cittร  Alta, or the modern NH Bergamo, conveniently located closer to the lower city center.

Gay Pride Torino

  • Parade Date: June 15, 2024
  • About: Torino Gay Pride is a vibrant and colorful event celebrating the LGBTQ+ community in the city of Torino. The day is marked by a festive parade, engaging cultural activities, and live entertainment that brings together people from all walks of life.
  • Where to stay: The Turin Palace Hotel, centrally located and within easy reach of the parade route, or the Principi di Piemonte | UNA Esperienze, a stylish hotel in the heart of Torino.

Milan Gay Pride

  • Parade Date: June 29, 2024
  • About: Milan Gay Pride is a vibrant and colorful event celebrating LGBTQ+ diversity and culture in Italy's fashion capital. The festivities include a grand parade through the city streets, along with various parties, performances, and social gatherings. Make sure to get plenty of aperitivos while you are in Milan.
  • Where to stay: Matilde Boutique Hotel is an elegant option situated close to the Duomo and Chรขteau Monfort, located in the heart of Milan, provides a luxurious stay with its unique fairy-tale theme.

Check out our Gay Milan Guide ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น

Gay Pride Napoli (Gay Pride Naples)

  • Parade Date: June 29, 2024
  • About: Naples Gay Pride is a vibrant and colorful event celebrating the LGBTQ+ community in the heart of the historic Italian city. The celebration includes a grand parade with floats and participants from all walks of life, showcasing diversity and promoting equality. The event also features live performances, cultural activities, and parties throughout the city.
  • Where to stay: The Renaissance Naples Hotel Mediterraneo is situated close to the parade route, offering stunning views of the Bay of Naples and Vesuvius and the Grand Hotel Oriente, located in the center of Naples, provides easy access to the pride festivities and local attractions.

Gay Pride Bologna

  • Parade Date: July 6, 2024
  • About: Bologna Pride is a vibrant and festive event celebrating the LGBTQ+ community in the heart of Italy. The event includes a colorful parade through the city streets, a variety of live performances, and numerous parties and gatherings across the city.
  • Where to stay: Art Hotel Commercianti for a stay in the historical center or the modern Savhotel for contemporary comforts near the parade route.

๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป Latvia (combined with ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น Lithuania and ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช Estonia)

Gay Pride Baltics (Baltic Gay Pride)

  • Pride Events Dates: June 10 - 15, 2024
  • Parade Date: June 15, 2024
  • About: Baltic Gay Pride is set to take place in the historic and beautiful city of Riga. This multi-day celebration of love, equality, and diversity is one of the most vibrant LGBTQ+ events in the Baltic region. The festival will include a colorful parade, a variety of cultural events, educational workshops, and exciting parties.
  • Where to stay: Check out the Grand Poet Hotel and SPA by Semarah , conveniently located in the heart of the city, offering stunning views and easy access to the event's main venues. There is also the Hotel Bergs Riga, a chic boutique hotel set in the charming Bergs Bazaar, providing a stylish and intimate experience.

๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Netherlands

Gay Pride Amsterdam

  • Pride Events Dates: July 27 - August 4, 2024
  • Parade Date: August 3, 2024
  • About: Amsterdam Gay Pride is a vibrant and festive event celebrated annually towards the end of summer. As one of the most famous Pride celebrations globally, it is known for its unique utilization of the city's beautiful canals, setting it apart from other Pride events. The festival includes a range of activities such as the iconic Canal Parade, where lavishly decorated boats filled with members of the LGBTQ+ community and their allies float through the Amsterdam canals, creating a colorful spectacle on the water. Besides the Canal Parade, the week-long celebration features various events including street parties, cultural activities, and the Pride Walk, culminating in a massive outdoor dance event. The city becomes a hub of LGBTQ+ cultural expression, advocacy, and community solidarity, attracting visitors from all around the world.
  • Where to stay: Hotel Pulitzer Amsterdam situated along the Prinsengracht canal, offers a unique blend of modern and traditional Dutch elegance and is just a short walk from the parade route, whereas The Dylan Amsterdam on Keizersgracht, offers a boutique experience with a stylish and intimate atmosphere, conveniently located in the heart of all the Pride festivities.
A festive crowd on a boat party, waving and dancing, during a gay pride celebration in Amsterdam, encapsulating the exuberance of the LGBTQ+ community.

This unique pride makes use of the many canals of Amsterdam!

Two men stand confidently in front of a historical European Amsterdam street, illustrating the personal freedom and unity celebrated during gay pride events across Europe.

Nearly 15 hours later ๐Ÿ˜…


๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด Norway

Gay Pride Bergen

  • Pride Events Dates: May 31 - June 8, 2024
  • Parade Date: June 8, 2024
  • About: Bergen Pride, also known as Regnbuedagene i Bergen, is a prominent LGBTQ+ celebration in the picturesque city of Bergen, Norway. This festival lights up the city with its colorful pride parade, waterfront parties, and a variety of cultural activities.
  • Where to stay: The historic Hotel Norge by Scandic, situated in the heart of Bergen, and the stylish Bergen Bรธrs Hotel, which is housed in a former stock exchange building.

Gay Pride Oslo

  • Pride Events Dates: June 21 - 29, 2024
  • Parade Date: June 19, 2024
  • About: Oslo Pride is Norway's largest LGBTQ+ festival, offering a diverse program that includes a pride parade, concerts, art exhibits, and various social gatherings.
  • Where to stay: Hotel Bristol situated on Karl Johans gate, and the stylish Clarion Hotel The Hub located close to Oslo Central Station.

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal

Gay Pride Lisbon

  • Pride Event Dates: June 22 - 23, 2024
  • Parade Date: June 22 - 23, 2024
  • About: Lisbon Gay Pride, also known as "Arraial Lisboa Pride," is a vibrant celebration of diversity, love, and acceptance. It's a significant event in Lisbon's cultural calendar that brings together the LGBTQ+ community and allies for two days of festivities. The event includes a colorful parade, engaging performances, and various activities that promote equality and human rights.
  • Where to stay: For a comfortable stay, consider the luxurious Corinthia Hotel Lisbon, with its beautiful views and amenities, or the chic and central Memmo Prรญncipe Real, known for its stylish design and excellent service.

Check out our Gay Lisbon Guide! ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น

Gay Pride Porto

  • Parade Date: June 29, 2024
  • About: Porto Pride, which commenced in 2006, has evolved into a significant pride parade and demonstration in Portugal. Blending political activism with the vibrant festivities of the pride afterparty, it has garnered substantial attention. The latest parade saw over 7,000 individuals marching in solidarity.
  • Where to stay: Torel Avantgarde is a chic boutique hotel boasting contemporary aesthetics and captivating city vistas. It offers a luxurious fusion of comfort and artistic expression. For a more immersive local stay, consider Gallery Hostel Porto, a gay-owned hostel renowned for its welcoming atmosphere and engaging social gatherings.

Check out our Gay Porto Guide! ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด Romania

Gay Pride Cluj

  • Pride Event Dates: June 15 - 21, 2024
  • Parade Date: TBD
  • About: Cluj Pride represents a vibrant week-long celebration of diversity and LGBTQ+ rights in the heart of Transylvania, Romania. The event includes a colorful parade, cultural happenings, workshops, and parties that bring the community together.
  • Where to stay: The Grand Hotel Italia offers luxurious accommodations with views of the city, while Hotel Platinia provides a boutique experience closer to the festivities.

๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ Serbia

Gay Pride Belgrade

  • Pride Event Dates: September 2 - 8, 2024
  • Parade Date: September 7, 2024
  • About: With 10,000 participants in 2023, this is one of the humbler prides on the list, and the last for the year (for Europe). The march is helping to bring Belgrade in the right direction of LGBTQ+ rights and certainly makes it a leader in the Balkans.
  • Where to stay: The Calisi Hotel will satisfy all of your boutique hotel fantasies, whereas the SAINT TEN Hotel will quench your luxury dreams.

Check out our Gay Belgrade Guide! ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ Slovenia

Gay Pride Ljubljana

  • Parade Date: June 15, 2024

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain

Gay Pride Maspalomas

  • Pride Event Dates: May 2 - May 12, 2024
  • Parade Date: May 11, 2024
  • About: Maspalomas Gay Pride is a vibrant and colorful event held annually in the beach town of Maspalomas, on the southern tip of Gran Canaria, Spain. This festival is recognized for its lively atmosphere, friendly crowds, and a full schedule of events that cater to the LGBTQ+ community and their allies. The celebration typically features a grand parade with floats and performers, a variety of parties spread across the town's bars and clubs, drag shows, and other live entertainment. Maspalomas Pride also hosts community-driven activities including educational workshops, art exhibitions, and sporting events.
  • Where to stay: For a memorable experience, consider staying at the chic Bohemia Suites & Spa with its panoramic views, and the lively AxelBeach Maspalomas, which is known for its welcoming atmosphere in the heart of the festivities.

Gay Pride Torremolinos

  • Pride Event Dates: May 26 - June 2, 2024
  • Parade Date: June 1, 2024
  • About: Torremolinos Pride is a week-long celebration of LGBTQ+ culture on the Costa del Sol. The event includes a colorful parade, beach parties, and live music concerts.
  • Where to stay: The beachfront Melia Costa del Sol and the boutique Hotel Isabel.

Gay Pride Sitges

  • Pride Event Dates: June 5 - 9, 2024
  • Parade Date: June 9, 2024
  • About: Sitges Pride, held in the beautiful coastal town of Sitges, is one of the biggest gay events in Spain. The festival features a vibrant parade, beach parties, and a host of cultural events.
  • Where to stay: Mediterraneo Sitges, located on the seafront, and the historic Hotel Medium Sitges Park.

Gay Pride Bilbao

  • Pride Event Dates: June 13 - 16, 2024
  • Parade Date: June 15, 2024
  • About: Bilbao Gay Pride, known locally as Bilbao Bizkaia Harro, celebrates the LGBTQ+ community in the heart of the Basque Country. The event typically includes a vibrant pride parade, cultural activities, performances, and various parties throughout the city.
  • Where to stay: Consider staying at the Hotel Gran Bilbao for a comfortable experience, or the Hotel Miro for a chic boutique atmosphere, both offering convenient access to pride events.

Gay Pride Seville

  • Parade Date: June 29, 2024
  • About: Seville Pride, also known as Orgullo de Sevilla, is a vibrant and colorful event celebrating the LGBTQ+ community in the heart of Andalusia. The festivities typically include a spirited parade through the city's historic streets, cultural activities, performances, and community events that bring together locals and visitors alike in a show of unity and pride.
  • Where to stay: Consider the Hotel Alfonso XIII, a luxurious option located in the center of Seville, or the charming Corral del Rey, nestled in the picturesque old quarter of Barrio Alfalfa.

Gay Pride Barcelona

  • Pride Event Dates: July 18 - July 21, 2024
  • Parade Date: July 20, 2024
  • About: Barcelona Pride is one of the most popular pride events in Spain. The festival includes a massive parade, concerts, and a series of cultural and sporting events.
  • Where to stay: The stylish W Barcelona located on the beachfront, and the contemporary Hotel Arts Barcelona.

Gay Pride Madrid

  • Pride Event Dates: June 28 - July 6, 2024
  • Parade Date: July 6, 2024
  • About: Madrid Pride, also known as Orgullo, is one of the biggest LGBTQ+ events in the world. The city comes alive with a multitude of events, including a massive parade, street parties, and cultural activities.
  • Where to stay: Hotel Urban located in the city center, and the luxurious Rosewood Villa Magna.

๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden

Malmo Gay Pride

  • Pride Event Dates: July 3 - 6, 2024
  • Parade Date: July 6, 2024
  • About: Malmo Gay Pride is a vibrant and inclusive celebration of the LGBTQ+ community in the heart of Malmo. The festival spans multiple days and includes a colorful parade, a variety of live performances, as well as cultural and social events that cater to a diverse audience.
  • Where to stay: Clarion Hotel & Congress Malmo Live is centrally located and known for its impressive city views and modern facilities, while The More Hotel Mazetti is a stylish option that offers comfortable apartment-style accommodations with easy access to pride events.

Gay Pride Stockholm

  • Pride Event Dates: July 29 - August 3, 2024
  • Parade Date: August 3, 2024
  • About: Stockholm Pride is one of Scandinavia's largest annual gay pride festivals. It celebrates LGBTQ+ diversity with a parade, performances, and several cultural and social events throughout the city.
  • Where to stay: Consider the Berns Hotel, a chic boutique hotel centrally located, or the Clarion Hotel Sign, which is known for its modern design and LGBTQ+ friendly atmosphere.

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Switzerland

Gay Pride Zurich

  • Pride Event Dates: June 14 - 16, 2024
  • Parade Date: June 15, 2024
  • About: Zurich Pride is a vibrant and colorful event celebrating the LGBTQ+ community in the heart of Switzerland. The event includes a festive parade, a variety of live performances, and numerous parties and gatherings throughout the city.
  • Where to stay: Consider staying at the stylish Small Luxury Hotel Ambassador Zurich situated on the banks of Lake Zรผrich, or the elegant FIVE Zurich - Luxury City Resort , which offers a more luxurious experience on the outskirts of the city.

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom

For even more gay prides (smaller cities), you can check this link.

Gay Pride Birmingham

  • Pride Events Dates: May 24 - 26, 2024
  • Parade Date: May 25, 2024
  • About: Birmingham Pride is the largest two-day LGBTQ+ festival in the UK. It features a carnival parade, live music, dance arenas, and a host of community-led events.
  • Where to stay: The Leonardo Royal Hotel Birmingham located on Broad Street, and the renowned The Grand Hotel Birmingham.

Chichester Gay Pride

  • Parade Date: May 25, 2024
  • About: Chichester Gay Pride is an inclusive event celebrating the LGBTQ+ community in the historic city of Chichester. The event includes a vibrant parade, cultural performances, community booths, and various activities that unite people in a message of love and acceptance.
  • Where to stay: Centrally located and gorgeous 4 Canon Lane and boutique style with incredible ammenities, Purchases Restaurant & Accommodation

Gay Pride York

  • Parade Date: June 2, 2024
  • About: York Pride is a vibrant and celebratory LGBTQ+ event in the historic city of York. It includes a colorful parade, engaging live performances, and various activities that bring together the community and its supporters for a day of unity and festivity.
  • Where to stay: The Grand York, situated in the heart of the city, and the charming Judges Lodging, known for its unique character and welcoming atmosphere.

Oxford Gay Pride

  • Parade Date: June 8, 2024
  • About: Oxford Pride is a celebration of LGBTQ+ life in Oxfordshire. The annual event includes a pride parade through the city center, live performances, community stalls, and a variety of entertainment for all ages.
  • Where to stay: The Old Bank Hotel situated on High Street, and the Malmaison Oxford (an old converted prison) located near the castle quarter.

Gay Pride Cambridge

  • Parade Date: June 15, 2024
  • About: Cambridge Pride is an inclusive celebration of the LGBTQ+ community in the historic city of Cambridge. It includes a vibrant parade through the city's picturesque streets, a variety of live performances, and cultural events that welcome all to participate and enjoy.
  • Where to stay: Clayton Hotel Cambridge, situated near Cambridge Station, and the classic Gonville Hotel located in the city center.

Gay Pride Edinburgh

  • Parade Date: June 22, 2024
  • About: Edinburgh Pride is a vibrant and inclusive celebration of LGBTQ+ community pride, showcasing a colorful parade through the city's historic streets, diverse musical acts, engaging workshops, and a variety of social events.
  • Where to stay: The Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh, situated near the famous Edinburgh Castle, and the chic, centrally-located Grassmarket Hotel.

Gay Pride Plymouth

  • Parade Date: June 22, 2024
  • About: A one day event in the picturesque city of Plymouth
  • Where to stay: Moxy is always consistently fantastic for the gays, but if you want a little bit of opulence, check out Boringdon Hotel and Spa.

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Gay Pride London

  • Pride Events Dates: June 29 - 30, 2024
  • Parade Date: June 29, 2024
  • About: London's Pride celebration is a spectacular festival of love, diversity, and acceptance, spanning over two weeks. The pinnacle of the event, the Pride Parade, showcases an explosion of color and music as it weaves through the heart of the city. Attendees can also enjoy a variety of cultural events, LGBT+ theatre shows, and parties across London.
  • Where to stay: Hazlitt's Hotel, an iconic hotel offering luxury on the Strand, or the vibrant W London in Leicester Square, perfect for enjoying the city's nightlife.

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Gay Pride Bristol

  • Pride Events Dates: June 29 - July 14, 2024
  • Parade Date: July 13, 2024
  • About: Bristol's Pride event is a week-long celebration of diversity and acceptance. The main event, the Pride Day, features a vibrant parade, live music, and street performances.
  • Where to stay: Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel, located close to the Bristol Cathedral, and the chic Hotel du Vin & Bistro Bristol.

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Gay Pride Glasgow

  • Parade Date: July 13, 2024
  • About: Glasgow Pride, recognized as one of the vibrant LGBTQ+ celebrations in Scotland, showcases a colorful parade, an array of live performances, and a variety of cultural and social events.
  • Where to stay: Voco Grand Central Hotel, situated on Gordon Street, and the stylish citizenM Glasgow hotel.

Gay Pride Liverpool

  • Pride Events Dates: July 25 - August 15, 2024
  • Parade Date: July 27, 2024
  • About: Liverpool Pride is a vibrant celebration of the LGBTQ+ community in the heart of Liverpool. The festival spans several weeks and includes a colorful parade, cultural events, live performances, and community gatherings.
  • Where to stay: Options for accommodation in Liverpool during the Pride festivities include the centrally-located Municipal Hotel Liverpool and the stylish Hope Street Hotel, both offering convenient access to the event's activities and festivities.

Gay Pride Brighton

  • Pride Events Dates: August 2 - 5, 2024
  • Parade Date: August 3, 2024
  • About: Known as the "Gay Capital of UK", Brighton hosts one of the biggest pride events in the country. The event includes a colorful parade, live performances, and a Pride Village Party.
  • Where to stay: The Grand Brighton with its panoramic sea views, and the trendy My Brighton located in the heart of the city.

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Gay Pride Leeds

  • Parade Date: July 21, 2024
  • About: Leeds Pride is a vibrant celebration of love and diversity, uniting the LGBTQ+ community and its allies. The event boasts a colorful parade through the city center, engaging entertainment, and a variety of inclusive activities.
  • Where to stay: The Queens Hotel Leeds, situated near the train station, and the charming Leeds Marriott Hotel in the heart of the city.

Gay Pride Manchester

  • Pride Events Dates: August 23 - 26, 2024
  • Parade Date: August 24, 2024
  • About: Manchester Pride is one of the leading celebrations of LGBTQ+ life in the UK, known for its vibrant and inclusive atmosphere. The event typically encompasses the famous Pride parade, live performances from top artists, various music venues, and cultural events throughout the city.
  • Where to stay: The Midland offers a mix of classic and contemporary styling, perfect for visitors looking for a comfortable and stylish stay during the Pride festivities, whereas the Velvet Hotel, located in Manchester's Gay Village, has boutique rooms and is at the heart of the Pride celebrations, making it an ideal choice for those who want to stay close to the action.

These highlighted events are part of a broader array of Pride festivities taking place throughout Europe in 2024. Don't delay your plans! Begin organizing your journey today and join the global community in honoring Pride!

Two joyful men take a selfie in the midst of a vibrant bike parade, showcasing the lively spirit of gay pride in Europe, with participants of all ages cycling and celebrating diversity.

Happy European Pride Season, you sexy sexy people!