Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival is typically a 3 week event but most people attend for the main parade. Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras (SGLMG) is one of the oldest continuously operating LGBTQ organisations in Australia.
Book you accommodation in advance as one of the most famous event in LGBTQ calendar with a parade which is a great show to take part in or just to watch.
The Bear Carnival in Maspalomas attracts thousands of guys from around the world for days of fun in the sun with hot bears, otters and chasers. Many are hoping to enjoy the sun having just got over Europe’s winter season.
Over 30 events with International DJ’s and great parties at clubs, pools and on boat cruises. The Bear Carnival has also created a new program of fetish parties, known as “F.U.R.” sessions for bears and admirers at Gran Canaria’s legendary sex clubs.
The first of two bear events held in the beach town of Sitges close to Barcelona. The 4 day event attract Spanish guys and International bears for beach events and streets packed full of guys enjoying the event and meeting their friends at this annual event.
Thousand of bears cubs and admirers arrive to pack Sitges for all 4 days of the event. Book your accommodation in advance to ensure availability.
The national holiday in the Netherlands. The whole country celebrates outside on the canals or just on streets to mix with friends, family and neighbours.
Orange is the national colour of the country and for this day many people dress to show there pride to be Dutch.
The parties are popular with foreigners and expats visit the Netherland to join the celebrations.
There are a number gay clubs or LGBTQ event held on the same day to celebrate being Dutch or with the Dutch.
Orange might not be your colour but worth visiting to enjoy the fun and Dutch hospitality.
A 10 day event which many people book for a 2 week holiday. Many of the best gay resorts in Gran Canaria and the popular accommodations around the Yumbo Centre get fully booked very quickly so book in advance.
During the 2 week period there are a series of different parties and event with the main event a parade and In the centre square is the large stage with entertainment from international top acts and DJs.
Birmingham is England’s 3rd biggest city. Around 70,000 people attend the Birmingham parade in recent years. The event is a parade and in Birmingham’s gay village which is next to the Chinese Quarter of the city.
The party after the parade has a main stage with international acts, an outdoor market, a funfair, a live comedy and cabaret tent.
A 2 day event with many attendee arriving on Thursday/Friday and leaving Sunday/Monday. A small pride event but with friendly and fun atmosphere.
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.
Tel Aviv is one of the most gay-friendly cities in the world. That means that Pride Week in Tel Aviv is a colourful, joyful and crazy week. There are many parties and events during the Pride week with the parade and party close to beach on final day.
Tel Aviv’s thriving LGBT community make the event one not to be missed. Book your accommodation in advance as Tel Aviv is normally fully booked during this event.
The main pride parade is held on the Friday afternoon as this first day of the weekends in Israel which are Friday & Saturday.
The city of Tel Aviv is generally very LGBTQ friendly all year round and open minded due to the high percentage of the population whom are under 35 years of age.
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.
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.