Pride Festivals To Visit Across Europe This Summer 🌈🌈🌈
Pride season is now fully underway with events happening worldwide 🏳️🌈
From parades, pop-ups, art galleries, live mic events, and parties; celebrations are happening for all age groups worldwide over the next month.
Every year pride holds a significant importance to the LGBTQ+ community, however, this year is especially important as it marks the 50th anniversary of Stonewall. The Stonewall riots were a pivotal moment for gay rights and the 50th anniversary is one to celebrate and remember the event more than ever.
So, if you’re looking for the best places to visit this pride season; look no further than this guide and get planning ✨
Madrid pride is known as the biggest pride event in Europe and attracts more than half a million people per year; so if you’re planning a trip abroad for pride season, then this one should be number 1 on your list! The parade takes place on July 6th and events will be happening all week featuring parties, dancing, poetry, art, and much more.
What better way to celebrate pride than in the romantic city of Budapest? With the parade taking place on July 6th and various events throughout the month, Budapest pride will see DJs, live performers, and a firework show to wrap it all up.
Amsterdam is probably one of the most popular and affordable student holiday destinations, so if you’re yet to visit it; timing your trip with pride could make it just that bit better. Their unique parade is on August 3rd and takes place on the canal with boats decked out with flags, balloons, confetti, banners, and much more. If you want a quick weekend break the official closing party is on August 4th and is sure to be a massive celebration.
Known as Christopher Street Day, CSD is another one of Europe’s hugely popular pride events. Held on the 27th July, you can expect to enjoy art, politics, culture, speeches, the Soul of Stonewell ceremony, and (of course) plenty of partying.
Belfast’s parade is taking place on 3rd August, and the pride village is sure to be full of food, fun, entertainment, and music. If you want to celebrate there’s sure to be vibrant parties across the city all weekend long.