List of largest LGBT events

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This list presents the largest LGBT events (pride parades and festivals) worldwide by attendance. Statistics are announced by the organizers and state (police). In this table, the largest event by city and notable international events (Europride, WorldPride, etc.) are indicated. Only referenced statistics are accepted. National parades (generally in the capital) are generally further supported by nationwide LGBT associations and medias. Certain statistics may include celebrations other than parade, such as the festival Pride Toronto.

All time statistics[edit]

Rank Year City Support Characteristic Organizer's statistics Authorities' statistics
1. 2006 Brazil São Paulo Local Parade 3,000,000 2,500,000
2. 2007 Spain Madrid Europride Festival 2,300,000[1]
3. 2002 Germany Cologne Europride Parade 1,400,000[2]
4. 2012 CanadaToronto Local Festival 1,220,000[3]
5. 2012 SpainMadrid National Parade 1,200,000[4] 700,000[4]
6. 2011 United StatesSan Francisco Local Festival 1,000,000[5]
7. 2011 ItalyRome Europride Festival 1,000,000[6]
8. 2012 United StatesChicago Local Parade 850,000[7]
9. 2010 FranceParis National Parade 800,000[8] 100,000[8]
10. 2012 GermanyBerlin National Parade 700,000[9]
11. 2011 BrazilRio de Janeiro Local Parade 700,000[10]
12. 1994 AustraliaSydney Local Parade 600,000[11]
13. 2010 BrazilRio de Janeiro Local Parade 500,000[12]
14. 2010 MexicoMexico City National Parade 500,000[13]
15. 2011 AustraliaSydney Local Parade 300,000[14]
16. 2000 ItalyRome WorldPride Parade 250,000[15]
17. 2012 ArgentinaBuenos Aires National Parade 200,000[16]
18. 2012 CanadaMontreal Local Parade 167,000[17]
19. 2013 ItalyPalermo National Parade 150,000[18] 135,000[19]
20. 2012 GermanyHamburg Local Parade 120,000[20]
21. 2013 IcelandReykjavik WOW air Parade 100,000[21]
22. 2013 BelgiumBrussels National Parade 80,000[22]
23. 2011 IsraelTel-Aviv Local Parade 70,000[23] 30,000[23]

References[edit]

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  20. ^ "Hamburg Pride - Christopher Street Day: Bunte Parade unterm Regenbogen - Hamburg - Hamburger Abendblatt". Abendblatt.de. Retrieved 2013-11-30. 
  21. ^ "www.reykjavikpride.com: THE REYKJAVIK PRIDE PROGRAM". www.reykjavikpride.com. 2013-08-05. Retrieved 2014-01-11. 
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