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WorldPride in Toronto in 2014

The following is a calendar of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) events. This mainly comprises pride parades but also includes other kinds of events such as sporting events and film festivals. They range in size from the world's largest pride parade in São Paulo with 3.5 million participants to the world's smallest pride parade with 100 participants in the city of Sligo, Ireland.


This section is for international events that take place on (or rotate between) two or more continents. For international events that take place on only one continent, please see the section for that particular continent.
LGBT event Location Official website Occurs every Start
Gay Games Various 4 Years 1982
International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia Everywhere May 17 2005
International Family Equality Day Everywhere first Sunday of May 2012
International Transgender Day of Visibility Everywhere March 31 2009
National Coming Out Day Everywhere October 11 1988
Transgender Awareness Week Everywhere Second week of November 2000
Transgender Day of Remembrance Everywhere November 20 1999
World OutGames Various 4 Years 2006
WorldPride Various 6 then 2 then 3 years 2000


LGBT event Location Official website Occurs every Start

Mauritius Mauritius[edit]

Rainbow Parade Mauritius Mauritius: Rose Hill arc en June 2006

South Africa South Africa[edit]

Cape Town Pride South Africa: Cape Town, Western Cape February 2001
Durban Pride South Africa: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal June/July 2011
Durban Gay & Lesbian Film Festival South Africa: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal August/September 2011
eKurhuleni Pride South Africa: East Rand, Gauteng 2009
Johannesburg Pride South Africa: Johannesburg, Gauteng October 1990
Pretoria LGBTI Pride South Africa: Pretoria, Gauteng [1] October 2013
Mr & Miss Pretoria Gay Pride South Africa: Pretoria, Gauteng [2] May - October 2014 (founded by F Zeelie, B Walker)
Khumbulani Pride South Africa: Gugulethu, Western Cape May 2013
Limpopo Pride South Africa: Polokwane, Limpopo 2012
Mother City Queer Project South Africa: Cape Town, Western Cape December 1994
Mr Gay South Africa South Africa: Gauteng November 2009
Nelson Mandela Bay Pride South Africa: Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape 2011
Out in Africa Film Festival South Africa: Johannesburg, Gauteng and Cape Town, Western Cape September/October 1994
Pink Loerie Mardi Gras South Africa: Knysna, Western Cape May 2001
Soweto Pride South Africa: Soweto, Gauteng September 2005

Tunisia Tunisia[edit]

International Day Against Homophobia Tunis May 2016


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Lebanon Lebanon[edit]

LGBT event Location Official website Occurs every Start

China China[edit]

Beijing Queer Film Festival Beijing
(Chinese language)
Varies; Usually between May — September 2001
Hong Kong Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Hong Kong S.A.R. September 1989
Hong Kong Pride Parade Hong Kong November 2008
Shanghai LGBT Tourism Week Shanghai October 2015
Shanghai Pride Shanghai June 2009
ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festival Shanghai June 2015
Shanghai Queer Film Festival Shanghai September 2017

India India[edit]

Bangalore Queer Film Festival Bangalore February 2008
Bengaluru Pride Bangalore June 2008
Bhopal Pride March Bhopal May 2017
Bhubaneswar Pride Bhubaneswar June 2009
Chennai Pride Chennai June 2009
Delhi Queer Pride New Delhi June/July 2008
KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival ( Mumbai Queer Film Festival ) Mumbai May 2010
Kolkata Rainbow Pride Walk Kolkata June 1999
Mumbai Queer Azadi March Mumbai August 2008
Queer Media Collective Awards in assn. GayBombay Mumbai June 2009
Chandigarh LGBT Pride Walk Chandigarh, Punjab [3] March 2017

Indonesia Indonesia[edit]

Bali PRIDE Bali Bali PRIDE 2014
Q! Film Festival Jakarta 2002

Israel Israel[edit]

Ashdod Pride Parade Ashdod 2013
Be'er Sheva Parade Be'er Sheva 2009
Eilat Pride Parade Eilat 2001
Hadera Pride Parade Hadera 2012
Haifa Pride Parade Haifa 2003
Jerusalem Pride Parade Jerusalem 2002
Petah Tikva Pride Parade Petah Tikva 2012
Rishon LeZion Parade. Rishon Lezion 2010
Tel Aviv Pride Parade Tel Aviv June 1993
TLVFest (the Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival) Tel Aviv June
World Pride Jerusalem

Iran Iran[edit]

Iran LGBT Pride Parade, IranPride Iran 4th Friday of July 2010

Japan Japan[edit]

Aomori International LGBT Film Festival Aomori July 2006
Asian Queer Film Festival Tokyo
(from 2013)
Ehime LGBT Film Festival Matsuyama, Ehime December (1st Week) 2011
Kansai Queer Film Festival Osaka & Kyoto 2005
Kansai Rainbow Parade Osaka October 2006
Pink Dot Okinawa Naha, Okinawa July 2013
Rainbow Reel Tokyo Tokyo July 1992
Rainbow March Sapporo September (2nd Sunday) 1996
Tokyo Rainbow Pride Tokyo April (Last Sunday) 2012
Tokyo Rainbow Week Tokyo April/May 2012

Korea Korea[edit]

Busan Queer Culture Festival Busan 2017
Daegu Queer Culture Festival Daegu 2009
Jeju Queer Culture Festival Jeju Island 2017
Jeonju Queer Culture Festival Jeonju 2018
Korea Queer Film Festival Seoul 2001
Seoul Pride Film Festival Seoul 2011
Seoul Queer Culture Festival Seoul 2000
TDOR MARCH Itaewon, Seoul 2018
Beriut Pride Beirut May 2017

Malaysia Malaysia[edit]

Seksualiti Merdeka Kuala Lumpur August 2008

Myanmar Myanmar[edit]

&PROUD Yangon LGBT Film Festival Yangon January 2014

Nepal Nepal[edit]

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, this day is also known as International Day Against Queer/MOGAI-phobia (IDaQuMoB) in Nepal [1] [2] [3] [4]
Nepal Pride Parade [5] [6] Kathmandu Queer Youth Group 29 June 2019
Queer Womxn Pride Kathmandu Queer Rights Collective 8 March 2019
Mitini Nepal Pride Parade Kathmandu Mitini Nepal 14 Feb 2005
Blue Diamond Society Pride Parade Kathmandu, Pokhara, Biratnagar Gai Jatra 2016
National LGBTI Day (Nepal) Nepal Puash 6(Bikram Sambat) 2015

Philippines Philippines[edit]

Black Party Manila Manila October
Metro Manila Pride Manila June 1994
Pride International Film Festival Manila 2004
White Party Manila Manila June

Singapore Singapore[edit]

IndigNation Singapore August 2005
Pink Dot Singapore May 2009

South Korea South Korea[edit]

Korea Queer Culture Festival Seoul June 2000
Korea Queer Film Festival Seoul June 2001

Sri Lanka Sri Lanka[edit]

Abhimani Film Festival Colombo June 2006
Colombo Pride Colombo

Taiwan Taiwan[edit]

Kaohsiung Pride Kaohsiung September 2010
LGBT Civil Rights Movement Film Festival Taipei September/October 2000
Taiwan International Queer Film Festival (TIQFF) Taipei City, Kaoshiung City and Taichung City October 2014
Taiwan Pride Taipei September/October 2003

Thailand Thailand[edit]

Bangkok Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Bangkok
(on Facebook)
June 2015
Bangkok Together Bangkok October
Chiang Mai Pride Chiang Mai 2008
Pattaya Gay Festival Pattaya November
Phuket Pride Phuket March 1999
Sunee Plaza Gay Festival Sunee Plaza, Pattaya 15 November 2009


LGBT event Location Official website Occurs every Start

Europe Continent-wide events[edit]

Rainbow Rampage Europe June
EuroGames Europe July 2002
Europride Europe 1992
Mr Gay Europe Europe August 2003

Austria Austria[edit]

Gay Snowhappening Soelden Soelden March
Identities Queer Film Festival Vienna June
Life Ball Vienna May 1993
Vienna Pride and Rainbow Parade (Regenbogen-Parade) Vienna July 1996
Regenbogenball (Rainbow Ball) Vienna January 1998
Vienna Dance Contest Vienna October
EuroSki Pride (Euro Ski Pride) Saalbach March 2007
European Lesbian* Conference Vienna [4] October 2017
Linzpride Linz [5] June 2017

Belarus Belarus[edit]

Minsk Gay Pride Minsk October 1999

Belgium Belgium[edit]

Queer Pride Gent Ghent May 2019
World Outgames Antwerp 2013 Antwerp August 2013
Belgian Pride Brussels May
Leatherpride Belgium Antwerp Januari
NaviGAYtion Antwerp June
AntwerpPride Antwerp June
Antwerp Queer Arts Festival Antwerp August
EuroGames Antwerp 12–15 July 2007
Brussels Games Brussels September
Swim for Life Brussels November 1996
Brussels Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Brussels January 1986
Pink Screens Brussels October 2002[7]
The Cruise by La Demence Brussels [6] July

Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina[edit]

Merlinka Queer Film Festival Sarajevo February 2013

Bulgaria Bulgaria[edit]

Sofia Pride Sofia June 2008

Croatia Croatia[edit]

ZbeLeTron Zagreb January–December 2009
Zagreb Pride Zagreb June/July 2002
Split Pride Split June 2011
Queer Zagreb Zagreb April/May 2003-2012
Queer Split Split TBA 2012
L-Fest Zagreb November 2010
Osijek Pride Osijek [7] September 2014

Czech Republic Czech Republic[edit]

Prague Pride Prague August 2011
Queer Parade Brno June 2008
Mezipatra Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Prague November 2000
Queer Pride Parade and Festival Tábor June 2009

Cyprus Cyprus[edit]

Cyprus Pride Nicosia May 2014

Denmark Denmark[edit]

Copenhagen Pride Copenhagen August 1996
MIX Copenhagen - LesbianGayBiTrans Film Festival Copenhagen October 1985
Aarhus Pride Aarhus June 2012

Estonia Estonia[edit]

Tallinn Pride Tallinn August 2004
Tallinn Bearty Tallinn April 2015

Finland Finland[edit]

Helsinki Pride Helsinki July
Regnbågshelgen: festival for Swedish speaking Finns Helsinki (Spring) Autumn from 2011 onwards
TransHelsinki Helsinki November
Vinokino film festival Turku, Helsinki, Tampere, Oulu, Jyväskylä Autumn

France France[edit]

Fierté Ours Paris Paris, Ile de France May/June
Big Fun Paris, Ile de France
European Gay Ski Week 2018 Les Menuires, France
European Snow Pride Tignes, France
Gay Games 2018 Paris, France
In&Out Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur April–May 2009
Grenoble International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Grenoble, Isère April
Gay Pride Lorraine Metz, Lorraine March
Snowpride Tignes, France March
Gay Pride Lyon Lyon, Rhône-Alpes June
HappyGaySkiWeek Avoriaz
L'Existrans Paris October
Lesbian & Gay Pride Bordeaux Bordeaux June
Lesbian & Gay Pride Lille Lille
Lesbian & Gay Pride Montpellier Montpellier
Lesbian & Gay Pride région Centre Tours May 2006
Pride Marseille Marseille July
Paris Pride Paris June
Solidays Paris July

Germany Germany[edit]

Teddy Award Berlin February 1987
Easter in Berlin (Leather Pride) Berlin March or April 1974
German Mr. Leather Berlin March or April 1998
Lesbian and Gay City Festival Berlin June 1993
Berlin Pride CSD Berlin Berlin June 1979
Kreuzberg Pride Transgenialer CSD Berlin June 1998
Gay Night at the Zoo Berlin August 2005
Friedrichshain Gay & Lesbian Park Party Berlin August 1998
Folsom Europe Street Fair Berlin September 2003
International Gay Rubber Weekend Berlin September 1998
Hustlaball Berlin October 2003
Wigstöckel Transgender Event Berlin October 1995
International Gay Skinhead Weekend Berlin November 1997
Sylvester on Mehringdamm Berlin December
Damenparty - LGBT Carnival Cologne January
Jeck Op Deck / Matrosenparty - LGBT Carnival Cologne February/March
Röschen Sitzung - LGBT Carnival Cologne February/March 2005
Schnittchen Sitzung - Lesbian Carnival Cologne February/March 2005
The World of SEXY Party Cologne February/March, July, September, November & December
Rainbow Flash Cologne - IDAHOBIT Cologne May 17 2011
European Bear Weekend Cologne May 2017
Mr Bear Europe Cologne May 2017
Cologne Leather Pride Cologne May – June
Come-Together-Cup Köln Cologne June 1995
Cologne Pride CSD Köln Cologne July 1980
Dyke March Cologne Cologne July 2015
Gay Games Cologne 2010 Cologne July – August 2010
Kettengassenfest Cologne August 1996
Fantasypride Cologne September
Trans Pride Cologne Cologne September 2018
Run of Colours Cologne September 2008
Filmfest homochrom Cologne October 2011
Captain's Dinner - LGBT Carnival Cologne November
International German Bear Pride Cologne November 1992
Mr Bear Germany Cologne November 1992
Christmas Avenue Cologne Cologne November – December
The Night of Lights / Die Nacht der Lichter Cologne November – December
Christopher Street Day Erfurt August 2012
Christopher Street Day Dortmund Dortmund July
Filmfest homochrom Dortmund October 2011
Christopher Street Day Dresden Dresden June
Christopher Street Day Leipig Leipzig July 2004
Christopher Street Day Munich Munich July
Christopher Street Day Nuremberg Nuremberg August 1998
Schwule Filmwoche Freiburg Freiburg April/May
Frankfurt Gay Pride CSD Frankfurt Frankfurt am Main July
Run For More Time Frankfurt am Main September
Come-Together-Cup Auf Schalke Gelsenkirchen September
Gay Oktoberfest at Bräurosi Munich September
Hamburg Pride Hamburg August 1980
Hamburg Leatherparty (Hamburg Ledertreffen) Hamburg August 1973
Hamburg Queer Film Festival Hamburg October 1994
Festival at Pulverteich Hamburg
Verzaubert Queer Film Festival Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt am Main & Munich November
Christopher Street Day Stuttgart July – August

Greece Greece[edit]

Ryana 2013 Rhodes Island July 18–22 2013
Ryana 2013 Rhodes Island July 25–29 2013
Athens Pride Athens early June 2005
Thessaloniki Pride Thessaloniki mid June 2012
RADical Pride Thessaloniki [Patras City] May 2017
Patras Pride Patras [Patras City] June 2016
Heraklion Pride Heraklion [Heraklion City] June 2015
OUTVIEW film festival Athens 18–28 April 2013
Homotopia Thessaloniki omotopia (Facebook page) May 2010
XLSIOR Festival Mykonos Island August 24–28 2011
Skiathos Gay Culture Festival Skiathos Island July 12–15 2012
Thessaloniki Internationanl LGBTQ Film Festival Thessaloniki October 1998

Hungary Hungary[edit]

Budapest Gay Dignity Procession Budapest June – July 1997

Iceland Iceland[edit]

Reykjavík Gay Pride Reykjavík August 1999
Rainbow Reykjavík Reykjavík January LGBT winter festival
Bears on Ice Reykjavík September Bear festival
Pink December Reykjavík December Pink Iceland's LGBT winter festival
Pink Party Reykjavík All year round Pink Iceland's legendary GAY PARTY in Iceland

Republic of Ireland Ireland[edit]

Cork Pride Cork End July-Early August 2018 1993
Alternative Miss Cork Cork Feb
Dublin Pride Dublin June 1983
GAZE - Dublin Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Dublin late July–early August 1992
Galway Gay Pride Galway 3rd week in August
Limerick Gay Pride Limerick
1st week July 2018
OUT For The Weekend Kilkenny End of August
Waterford Gay Pride Waterford August 200?
International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival Dublin May 2004
Mr Gay Ireland Dublin October 2005
Sligo Gay Pride smallest pride parade city in the world Sligo August 2006
Alternative Miss Ireland Dublin March 1987
Kerry Festival of Pride - Kerry Pride Tralee May 2013

Italy Italy[edit]

Gate Party Milano, Lombardia Monthly Party - From October to June
Bologna Pride Bologna, Emilia-Romagna [8] late June
European Gay Ski Week Pila, Valle d'Aosta March
Gay Open Tennis Milan, Lombardy September
Friendly Versilia Torre del Lago, Tuscany April – September 1999
Gay Village, Italy Rome, Lazio June – September
International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Torino, Piedmont April
Milano Pride Milan, Lombardy June
Rome Pride Rome, Lazio June 2000
Catacombs - Leather Weekend Rome, Lazio December 2000
Catania Pride Catania, Sicily last week in June
Torino Pride Turin
Palermo pride Palermo, Sicily May/June
Varese Pride Varese, Lombardy June 2016

Latvia Latvia[edit]

Riga Pride and Friendship Days Riga
Baltic Pride Riga May 15–17 2009

Lithuania Lithuania[edit]

Baltic Pride Vilnius May 5–8 2010

Luxembourg Luxembourg[edit]

Luxembourg Pride Esch-sur-Alzette (Parade & Street Fest), Luxembourg (some minor events) 2nd Saturday in July 1996

Malta Malta[edit]

Malta Pride Week Valletta 2004

Montenegro Montenegro[edit]

Montenegro Pride Podgorica 21. October 2013
International queer film festival 'Merlinka' Podgorica May 2014

Moldova Moldova[edit]

Moldova Lesbian and Gay Pride Chişinău

Netherlands Netherlands[edit]

Amsterdam Gay Pride Amsterdam, North Holland August
Milkshake Festival Amsterdam, North Holland July 2012
Amsterdam Leather Pride Amsterdam, North Holland November
The Midsummer Canal Festival Utrecht, Utrecht June
The Pink Kermis (Roze Maandag/Pink Monday) Tilburg, North Brabant July
Pinkster Tennis Tournament Amsterdam, North Holland May
White Party Amsterdam, North Holland
Pink Christmas Amsterdam, North Holland
Rotterdam Pride Rotterdam, South Holland September 2014

Norway Norway[edit]

Bergen Pride Bergen
International Gay and Lesbian Filmfestival Oslo June 1990
Skeive dager Oslo June
Stavanger på skeivå Stavanger September
Trondheim Pride Trondheim September
Raballder Cup Oslo March
Haugaland Pride Haugesund August

Poland Poland[edit]

Queer May Festival and Cracow Equality March Kraków April 2004
Poznań Days of Equality and Tolerance Poznań November 2004
Equality Parade Warsaw May or June 2001
Wrocław Festival of Equal Rights Wrocław October 2009
Marathon of Equality Łódź April 2011

Portugal Portugal[edit]

Coimbra LGBT Pride Parade Coimbra May 17 2010
Lisbon Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Lisbon, Estremadura September
Lisbon LGBT Pride Parade Lisbon, Estremadura June
Arraial Pride Party Lisbon, Estremadura June
Porto Pride Party Porto July (2nd weekend)
Porto LGBT Pride Parade Porto July (2nd weekend)
Pride Azores Azores Islands August 28 to September 2

Romania Romania[edit]

Bucharest Pride Bucharest May/June 2004
Cluj Pride Cluj-Napoca June 2017
Gay Film Nights Cluj-Napoca April (previously September/October) 2004
Miss Travesty Romania Cluj-Napoca May 2005
Pride TM Timișoara June 2019

Russia Russia[edit]

Moscow Pride Moscow May 2006
International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival «Side by Side» Saint Petersburg October 2008
International Festival of Queer Culture [ru] Saint Petersburg September 2009

Serbia Serbia[edit]

Belgrade Pride Belgrade 2001
Queer Belgrade Festival Belgrade October 2004
Merlinka Queer Film Festival Belgrade December 2009

Slovakia Slovakia[edit]

Dúhový Pride Bratislava May/June 2010
Filmový festival inakosti Bratislava September/October 2007
PRIDE Rainbow Košice Košice September 2013

Slovenia Slovenia[edit]

Ljubljana Pride Ljubljana July 2001
Ljubljana Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Ljubljana

Maribor Pride December 1984

Spain Spain[edit]

Sitges Gay Carnival Sitges February
Sitges Gay Pride Sitges June
Bearcelona Barcelona March 1977
Barcelona Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Barcelona, Catalonia July
Carnival Maspalomas Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands March
Gay Pride Maspalomas Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands May
Freedom Maspalomas Gay Festival Canary Islands October
Maspalomas Bear Carnival Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands March
Gay Pride Valencia Valencia June
Ibiza Gay Pride Ibiza June
Pride Barcelona Barcelona June 2009
Loveball Festival Barcelona August
Los Palomos Badajoz June
Madrid Pride Madrid First weekend of July 1977
LesGaiCineMad Madrid
Zinegoak Bilbao February
Mr. Gay Spain Madrid 2008
Mad.Bear Madrid
Sleazy Madrid Madrid April
Circuit Festival Barcelona August
OlaGirls, the Lesbian Mediterranean Getaway Calpe, Alicante June
ELLA International Lesbian Festival Mallorca, Balearic Islands September
Cadiz Pride Cadiz 6–12 June

Sweden Sweden[edit]

Mr Gay Sweden Stockholm 1999
Stockholm Gay Skinhead Week Stockholm
Stockholm Pride Stockholm 1998
Baltic Battle Stockholm September 1977
Regnbågsfestivalen Malmö 1995
West Pride Gothenburg 2007
International Swedish Gay Camp Swedish nature site, close to the Baltic Sea July since 1983
Jönköping Qom Ut Jönköping May - July 2013

Switzerland Switzerland[edit]

Pride Zurich 1984 Zurich first gay pride in Switzerland 1984
Pride Geneva 1997 Geneva first gay pride in the francophone area of Switzerland July, 5 1997
Pride 2001 Sion Sion Gay pride Sion 2001[8] July, 7 2001
Pride 2004 Geneva Geneva Gay pride 2004 July, 10 2004
Arosa Gay Ski Week Arosa, Graubünden January 2005
Pride 2006 Lausanne Lausanne Gay pride romande 2006 July, 9 2006
Pride 2011 Geneva Geneva Swiss pride 2011 June, 30 2011
Pride 2013 Fribourg Fribourg June 22 2013
Pride 2015 Sion Sion Pride Sion 2015 June, 13 2013
Jungle Gay Mousse Party Lausanne July 31 1993
Zurich Pride Festival Zurich June 8, 2013
Pride Lugano 2018 Lugano Swiss Pride Lugano 2018 June, 2 2018
Zurich Lake Crossing Zurich July

Turkey Turkey[edit]

AFM International Independent Film Festival Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir January 2002
Lambda Istanbul Pride Week Istanbul June 2003
Walking against Homophobia and Transphobia Ankara May 2007
Baki Koşar Combating Hate Crimes Week Izmir February 2009
Trans Pride Week March Istanbul June 2010
LuBUnya Film Week Istanbul December 2010
Kuirfest Ankara January 2012

United Kingdom United Kingdom[edit]

Bear Pride London London, England May 2007
Belfast Pride Belfast, Northern Ireland August 1991
BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival London, England March 1986
Birmingham Pride Birmingham, England May
Birmingham Pride Ball Birmingham, England March
Blackpool Pride Blackpool, England May/June 2006
Bourne Free Pride Festival Bournemouth, England 11–13 July 2008 2003
Brighton Pride Brighton, England August
Trans Pride Brighton Brighton, England July 2013
Bristol Pride Bristol, England July 2010
Pride Cymru / Cardiff Pride Cardiff, Wales September
Coventry Pride Coventry, England June 2015
Doncaster Pride Doncaster, Yorkshire, England 16 August 2009
Exeter Pride Exeter, Devon, England Early Spring 2008
The London Drag Olympics London, England April
Festival Fortnight Scotland 17-30 June 2013
Foyle Pride Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland August 1993
Glasgay! Festival LGBT Arts Festival Glasgow, Scotland October
Happy Valley Pride Hebden Bridge, England [9] 2nd week in August (7 day festival) 2016
Homotopia Liverpool, England November
Huddersfield Pink Picnic Castle Hill, Huddersfield July 1986
Pride in Hull Hull, England July 2001
Leeds Pride Leeds, England First Sunday in August. 2004
Leicester Pride Leicester, England
Cardiff Lesbian & Gay Ball Cardiff, Wales May
Lincolnshire Pride Lincoln, England July 2006
Liverpool Pride Liverpool, England August 7 2010
London Community Pride London, England June
London Community Pride Parade & Rally London, England July
Manchester Pride Manchester, England August Bank Holiday
Sparkle Weekend Manchester, England July 2005
SuperGay Middlesbrough, England September 2007
Mr Gay UK Blackpool, England May–July 1993
Mr Gay Wales Cardiff, Wales May–July 2005
National Student Pride United Kingdom March 2005
Northern Pride Newcastle upon Tyne, England 17 July 2010
Nottingham Pride Nottingham, England July 1999
Outsiders LGBT Film Festival Liverpool, England Monthly (Main festival in October) 2004
Oxford Pride Oxford, England First Saturday in June 2003
Cambridge Pink Festival Cambridge, England
Pride in Aberdeen Aberdeen, Scotland
Pride of Canterbury (LGBT pride event) Thanet, England
Pride London London, England
Pride in Newry Newry, Northern Ireland [10] August/September 2011
Pride In Surrey Surrey, England August 10 2019
Pride Glasgow Glasgow, Scotland August 30, 2008
Pride Scotia Edinburgh, Scotland Early summer, alternates bi-annually between Edinburgh and Glasgow
Pride Sheffield Sheffield, England July 2008
Queer Contact Manchester, England Annual festival each Feb, events throughout year 2009
Queer Spirit Wiltshire, England July 26–30, 2017 2017
Rainbow Film Festival - Shropshire Lesbian and Gay Film Festival Shrewsbury, Shropshire October 2006
Reading Pride Reading, England September
Plymouth Pride Event Plymouth, England July 7 2007
Sheffield Pride Sheffield, England July 2008
Soho Pride London, England August
Sparkle (transgender celebration) Manchester, England June / July 2005
Stoke Pride Stoke-on-Trent, England August 2011
Suffolk Pride Ipswich, England 2009
Swansea Pride Swansea, Wales Last Saturday in June 2009
Swindon & Wiltshire Pride Swindon, Wiltshire First Saturday in August 2008
Tantra4GayMen Diploma UK 2018 Totnes, Devon 21 to 27 July 2018
Tantra Love Festival UK 2018 Glastonbury, UK 25 to 29 August 2018
4th Annual Pride Walk Thanet Pride Thanet, England
York Pride York, England 1 June 2013 2002
UK Black Pride London, England August 2006
GFest – gayWise LGBT Arts Festival London, England November 2006
Southwest Pride Weston Super Mare, Somerset
July 20 - July 21 2012
North Wales Pride Hendre hall, Bangor, Gwynedd October 5 - October 7 2012
We Are: Proud Bristol, England July 7 - July 14 2012
Wolverhampton and Black Country Pride Wolverhampton, England July 28 2013

Wakefield LGBT Pride, Wakefield West Yorkshire Second Sunday in August: 2019 11th August 2005

North America[edit]

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Canada Canada[edit]

Acadie Love Caraquet, New Brunswick
AIDS Walk for Life National September 1996 (Vancouver 1986)
Alberni Valley Pride Port Alberni, British Columbia
Annapolis Valley Pride Wolfville, Nova Scotia
Bal en Blanc Montreal, Quebec Easter Sunday
Barrie Pride Barrie, Ontario
Belleville Pride Belleville, Ontario
Black and Blue Festival Montreal, Quebec October
Brandon Pride Brandon, Manitoba
Brantford Pride Brantford, Ontario
Brockville Pride Brockville, Ontario
Canadian Rockies International Rodeo Calgary, Alberta June
Calgary Pride Calgary, Alberta
Campbell River Pride Campbell River, British Columbia
Capital Pride Ottawa, Ontario
Central Alberta Pride Red Deer, Alberta
Cornwall Pride Cornwall, Ontario
Cranbrook Pride Cranbrook, British Columbia
Dawson Creek Pride Dawson, British Columbia
Divers/Cité Montreal, Quebec Last week of July
Edmonton Pride Edmonton, Alberta
Elgin Pride St. Thomas, Ontario
Elk Valley Pride Fernie, British Columbia
Elliot Lake Pride Elliot Lake, Ontario
Fairy Tales International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Calgary, Alberta 1999
Fête Arc-en-ciel Quebec City, Quebec Labor day weekend
Fierté Montréal Montreal, Quebec Mid August
Fierté Sherbrooke Sherbrooke, Quebec
Flin Flon Pride Flin Flon, Manitoba
Fort McMurray Pride Fort McMurray, Alberta
Fort St. John Pride Walk Fort St. John, British Columbia
Fraser Valley Pride Abbotsford, British Columbia
Fredericton Pride Fredericton, New Brunswick
Friends for Life Bike Rally Toronto to Montreal July
Grande Prairie Pride Grande Prairie, Alberta
Grey Bruce Pride Grey County-Bruce County, Ontario
Guelph Pride Guelph, Ontario First full week of May 2003
Haida Gwaii Pride Masset, British Columbia
Halifax Pride Halifax, Nova Scotia July 1987
Halton Pride Burlington-Oakville, Ontario
Hot & Dry Weekend Montreal, Quebec May
Huronia Pride Midland-Penetanguishene, Ontario
Image+Nation Montreal, Quebec November
Inside Out Film and Video Festival Toronto, Ontario
Iqaluit Pride Iqaluit, Nunavut
Jasper Pride Jasper, Alberta April
Kamloops Pride Kamloops, British Columbia
Kawartha Lakes Pride Kawartha Lakes, Ontario
Kelowna Pride Kelowna, British Columbia
Kenora Pride Kenora, Ontario
Kingston Pride Kingston, Ontario
Kootenay Pride Nelson, British Columbia
Lanark Pride Lanark County, Ontario
Leather Ball Toronto, Ontario August
Lethbridge Pride Fest Lethbridge, Alberta June 2009
London Lesbian Film Festival London, Ontario
Medicine Hat Pride Medicine Hat, Alberta
Miramichi Pride Miramichi, New Brunswick
Moncton Pride Moncton, New Brunswick Summer 2000
Moose Jaw Pride Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Mr. Leather Ottawa Ottawa, Ontario November
Mr. Vancouver Leather Vancouver, British Columbia November
Muskoka Pride Muskoka District, Ontario
Naked Heart Festival Toronto, Ontario
Nanaimo Pride Nanaimo, British Columbia
New West Pride New Westminster, British Columbia August August 2010
North Bay Pride North Bay, Ontario
OUTeast Film Festival Halifax, Nova Scotia June 2011
Out North Queer Film Festival Whitehorse, Yukon
Peak Pride Kamloops-Kelowna, British Columbia
Peel Pride Mississauga-Brampton, Ontario
Peterborough Pride Peterborough, Ontario
Pictou Pride Pictou-New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
Powell River Pride Powell River, British Columbia
Pride Cape Breton Sydney, Nova Scotia
Pride Durham Oshawa, Ontario
Pride Hamilton Hamilton, Ontario June
Pride London Festival London, Ontario
Pride Niagara St. Catharines-Niagara Falls, Ontario
Pride North of 55 Thompson, Manitoba
Pride PEI Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Pride NWT Yellowknife, Northwest Territoris
Pride Portage la Prairie Portage la Prairie, Manitoba
Pride Toronto Toronto, Ontario Last week of June 1981
Prince Albert Pride Prince Albert, Saskatchewan
Prince George Pride Prince George, British Columbia
Prism Toronto Toronto, Ontario June (same weekend as Toronto Pride)
Queen City Pride Regina, Saskatchewan June 1990
Queer Arts Festival Vancouver, British Columbia 1998
Queer Beer Festival Toronto, Ontario August 2011
Queer City Cinema Regina, Saskatchewan
Queer North Film Festival Sudbury, Ontario
Quesnel Pride Quesnel, British Columbia
Rapture: Vancouver Vancouver, British Columbia July (same weekend as Vancouver Pride)
Rad Pride Halifax Halifax, Nova Scotia July (same week as Halifax Pride) 2013
Rainbow Reels Film Festival Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario March 2000
Rainbow Visions Film Festival Edmonton, Alberta
Reel Pride Winnipeg, Manitoba October 1987
Reelout Queer Film Festival Kingston, Ontario
Saint John Pride Saint John, New Brunswick
St. John's Pride St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Salt Spring Island Pride Salt Spring Island, British Columbia
Saskatoon Pride Saskatoon, Saskatchewan June
Sault Pridefest Sault Ste Marie, Ontario July 2014
Simcoe Pride Waubaushene, Ontario
Smithers Pride Smithers, British Columbia
Steinbach Pride Steinbach, Manitoba
South Okanagan Similkameen Pride Penticton, British Columbia
Southwest Saskatchewan Pride Swift Current, Saskatchewan
Sudbury Pride Greater Sudbury, Ontario July/August 1997
Sunshine Coast Pride Roberts Creek, British Columbia
Surrey Pride Surrey, British Columbia June 2016
Texada Rock in Pride Texada Island, British Columbia
Thunder Pride Thunder Bay, Ontario July 2010
Timmins Pride Timmins, Ontario
Toronto Bound Weekend Toronto, Ontario Last weekend in November
Toronto Leather Pride Toronto, Ontario Second Weekend of August
tri-Pride Region of Waterloo, Ontario, Cambridge, Ontario, Kitchener, Ontario, Waterloo, Ontario. May/June 1995
Twist Week End Montreal, Quebec July
Vancouver Pride Festival Vancouver, British Columbia July
Vancouver Queer Film & Video Festival Vancouver, British Columbia August
Victoria Pride Festival Victoria, British Columbia July 1994[9]
Western Pride Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador
Whistler Pride Whistler, British Columbia
Windsor-Essex Pride Windsor, Ontario
Winnipeg Pride Winnipeg, Manitoba June 1987
Winter Pride Guelph, Ontario February 2013
Yarmouth Pride Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
York Pride Richmond Hill, Ontario
Yukon Pride Whitehorse, Yukon

Greenland Greenland (Kingdom of Denmark Kingdom of Denmark)[edit]

Nuuk Gay Pride Nuuk June 2010

Mexico Mexico[edit]

Cancún International Gay Festival Cancún, Quintana Roo May
Latin Fever Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco November
Vallarta Pride Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco May
Mexico City Pride Marcha del Orgullo LGBT Mexico City June
Diversciudad (Cultural Festival and LGBT Pride) Monterrey, Nuevo Leon June 19–29, 2016
Monterrey Queer Film Exhibition (Muestra de Cine Queer) Monterrey, Nuevo Leon July 2011
Guadalajara Gay Getaway Weekend Guadalajara, Jalisco September

Puerto Rico Puerto Rico[edit]

Boquerón Pride Boquerón June 14, 2015
Pride Puerto Rico[10] San Juan June (Last Sunday) 1990
Puerto Rico Queer Filmfest San Juan November

United States United States[edit]

1 Magical Weekend Orlando, Florida - Walt Disney World 1 Magical Weekend - Official Website June (First Weekend) 1990
AIDS Walk Fort Lauderdale Ft. Lauderdale, Florida April
AIDS Walk Miami Miami, Florida April 1989
AIDS Walk New Jersey - One Day... One Cause... Five Locations Ridgewood - Newark - Morristown - Asbury Park - Atlantic City, New Jersey May 2010
AIDS Walk New York New York City, New York May 1986
Albany Pride Albany, New York June 1998
Albuquerque Pride Albuquerque, New Mexico June
Aqua Girl Miami, FL May
Art for AIDS City View at Metreon, 135 4th Street SF, CA September 19, 2014 1996
Aspen Gay Ski Week Aspen, Colorado January (3rd Week) 1977
Atlanta Black Pride Atlanta, Georgia September, Labor Day Weekend
Atlanta Out on Film gay film festival Atlanta, Georgia October
Atlanta Pride Atlanta, Georgia October 1971
Atlantic Stampede Rodeo Gaithersburg, Maryland September
Augusta Pride Augusta, Georgia June 2010
Austin International Drag Festival Austin, Texas May 1–3, 2015 2015
Austin Pride Parade Austin, Texas June
Bait NYC Pride New York, New York June 23–26 2015
Baltimore Pride Baltimore, Maryland July 25–26
Bear Bust Orlando, Florida October 1990
Bear Invasion Washington, D.C. August
Bellingham Pride Bellingham, Washington July 2001
Binghamton Pride Palooza Binghamton, New York June
Blue Ball Philadelphia, Pennsylvania May
Blue Ridge Pride Asheville, North Carolina September 1998
Boise, Idaho June
Boise Pride Boise, Idaho June
Bronx Pride Bronx, New York June
Brooklyn Pride Brooklyn, New York June
Buffalo Pride Festival Buffalo, New York June
Boston Pride Boston, Massachusetts June
Capital Pride Washington, D.C. June 1975
Capital City Pride Olympia, Washington June 1991
Cedar Rapids Pridefest Cedar Rapids, Iowa June 1997
Celebration of Courage New York, New York March 15, 2010
Celebration of Courage San Francisco, California March 18, 2010 1970
Central Arkansas Pride Little Rock, Arkansas October
Central New York Pride Syracuse, New York June (see our site for exact date) 1996
Charlotte County Pride Punta Gorda, Florida January 2013
Charlotte Gay Film Fest Charlotte, North Carolina April 1991
Charlotte Pride Charlotte, North Carolina August 2001
Charleston Pride Festival Charleston, South Carolina 2010
Cherry Weekend Washington, D.C. June
Chesapeake Pride Festival Edgewater, Maryland August (next is August 7. 2010) 2006
Chicago Bear Pride Chicago, Illinois May
Chicago Pride Parade Chicago, Illinois June 1970
Christopher Street West West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California June 1970
Cincinnati Pride Cincinnati, Ohio June 1973
Cleveland Pride Cleveland, Ohio June
Cleveland Black Pride, BGP Cleveland, Ohio August
Colorado Springs PrideFest Colorado Springs, CO July (3rd weekend) 1990
Colors Light San Diego Rodeo San Diego, California June
Colossus Weekend San Francisco, California June
Columbus Pride Columbus, Ohio June 18–20 1981
Come Out With Pride Orlando, Florida October 2004
Pride in the Park - Connecticut's Pride Festival Norwalk, Connecticut June 2014
Connecticut LGBT Film Festival Hartford, Connecticut May–June 1988
Conway Pride Conway, AR June 2004
Dallas Pride Dallas, Texas September 1972
Dallas Black Pride Dallas, Texas October 1996
DC Black Pride Washington, D.C. May 1991
Delaware Pride Rehoboth Beach, Delaware June
Dinah Shore Weekend Palm Springs, California March/April 1987
East-Central Minnesota Pride Pine City, Minnesota June 2, 2019 (15th Anniv.) 2005
El Paso Sun City Pridefest El Paso, Texas August
Equality Forum Philadelphia, Pennsylvania May–June
Erie Pride Fest Erie, Pennsylvania August
Eugene/Springfield Pride Festival Eugene, Oregon Second Saturday in August 1981
Evolve Vegas NYE Las Vegas December, New Year's Eve 2014
Fantasia Fair Provincetown, Massachusetts October
Fantasy Fest Key West, Florida October
FilmOut San Diego San Diego, California April
Finger Lakes Pride Geneva, New York May
Folsom Street East New York City, New York June 1997
Folsom Street Fair San Francisco, California September
Fort Wayne Pride Fort Wayne, Indiana July 1998
Frameline San Francisco, California June
Kaleidoscope LGBT Film Festival North Little Rock, Arkansas August 2015
Kenosha Pride Kenosha, Wisconsin July 2013 Kokomo Pride Kokomo, Indiana June 2014
Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Miami, Florida April
The Gay Christian Network Conference Varies Annually [11] January January
Gay8 Festival: the largest Hispanic LGBTQ Festival in the United States Miami "Little Havana," Florida February 2016
Gay Days at Walt Disney World Orlando, Florida June 1991
Gay Easter Parade New Orleans, Louisiana March
Gay Mardi Gras New Orleans, Louisiana February
Gay Spring Break Key West, Florida February–April
HavenCon Austin, Texas April
Heartland Transgender Fall Party Oklahoma City, Oklahoma November 2006
Heartland Transgender Spring Soiree Oklahoma City, Oklahoma May 2007
Heavy Hitters Pride Houston, Texas July 2014
Houston Gay Rodeo Houston, Texas October
Halloween New Orleans New Orleans, Louisiana October
Harlem Pride Harlem, New York June 2010
Harvey Milk Festival Sarasota, Florida May 2010
Headdress Ball Key West, Florida www.headdressballkeywest.
Heritage of Pride New York City, New York June 1969
Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival Honolulu, Hawaii May 1989
Houston Pride Houston, Texas June 1979
Houston Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Houston, Texas September 1997
Hudson Valley Pride New Paltz, New York June
Idapalooza Fruit Jam Tennessee rural music & arts festival for radical queers early June unknown
Indianapolis LGBT Film Festival Indianapolis, Indiana November 2000
Indy Pride Festival Indianapolis, Indiana June 1988
International Bear Convergence Palm Springs, California February
International Bear Rendezvous San Francisco, California February
International Gay & Lesbian Festival Philadelphia, Pennsylvania July
International Gay & Lesbian Film Fest Tampa, Florida October
International Mister Leather Chicago, Illinois May 1979
International Ms. Leather San Francisco, California April 1987
JAX Pride Jacksonville, Florida October 1978
Jersey Pride Asbury Park, New Jersey June
Jersey City Pride Jersey City, New Jersey August
Kalamazoo Pride Kalamazoo, Michigan June 2007
Kansas City Pride Kansas City, Missouri June
KinkFest Portland, Oregon March
Knoxville PrideFest Knoxville, Tennessee June
LA Bear Quake Los Angeles, California July
Lake Tahoe Winterfest Lake Tahoe (Nevada) March
Las Vegas Pride Las Vegas, Nevada May 1983
Lazy Bear Weekend Guerneville, California July
Liberty Open New York City July
Louisiana Queer Conference Baton Rouge, Louisiana April 2011
Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Long Beach, California May 1983
Long Island Pride Huntington, New York
Los Angeles Pride / Christopher Street West West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California June 1970
Los Angeles / Valley Pride West Hollywood, California October 2000
Lowcountry PRIDE Parade and Celebration Bluffton, South Carolina June First Year 2019!
LUEY Weekend Houston, Texas March 1973
Madison Pride and MAGIC Picnic Madison, Wisconsin
Manatee County Pride Festival Bradenton, Florida
March 2014
Memorial Day Pensacola Beach Pride Pensacola, Florida
Miami Beach Gay Pride South Beach, Florida April 2009
Michigan Lesbian and Gay ComedyFest Dearborn, Michigan March
Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend Washington, D.C. Mid-January (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Weekend) 1985
Mid-Columbia Pride Pasco, Washington June
Mid-South Pride Memphis, Tennessee
Milwaukee LGBT Film & Video Festival Milwaukee, Wisconsin September
Minnesota AIDS Walk Minneapolis, Minnesota May 1987
Mix NYC New York City April
Modesto Pride Modesto, California September
MondoHomo Dirty South Atlanta, Georgia Alternative queer music, arts & culture festival over Memorial Day weekend May
Montana Pride Montana (rotates annually among major Montana towns) June
Montgomery PRIDE Montgomery, Alabama June 16–23
Pride of Monterey County, Inc. Monterey, California July
Motor City Pride Detroit, Michigan Second Sunday in June
Muskogee Pride Festival Muskogee, OK [ Yearly July 20, 2019
Napa Valley Pride Ride Napa, CA Yearly, usually March 2016
Nashville Pride Nashville, Tennessee June 20 1988
National Queer Arts Festival San Francisco June 1998
NewFest - NY LGBT Film Festival New York City, New York End of May – June
New York City Pride New York City, New York June 1969
New Orleans Pride New Orleans, Louisiana June 2011
New Orleans Weekend For Ladies New Orleans, Louisiana Fourth of July Weekend Friday – Sunday Thanksgiving Weekend Friday – Sunday 2008
North Carolina Pride Durham, North Carolina September 1981
North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Durham, North Carolina August
Northampton Pride Northampton, Massachusetts May
Northern Colorado Pride Colorado (Fort Collins, Greeley, Loveland and Surrounding areas.) July/August 2015
NWA Pride Fayetteville, AR June 2006
Octobearfest Denver, Colorado October
Oklahoma City Pride Festival and Parade Oklahoma City, Oklahoma June 1988
Orange County Pride Santa Ana, California June 1989
Orlando Black Pride Orlando, Florida May 2002
Orlando Bear Bash Orlando, Florida September 2010
Out at the Fair Sacramento, California - Albuquerque, New Mexico - San Rafael, California - San Diego, California - Santa Clara, California Various dates throughout the year 2011
Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, Inc. (oSTEM) Chicago, Illinois November 2011
OutBoard: Gay and Lesbian Snowboarding Event Crested Butte, Colorado March
OutFest Ann Arbor, Michigan August 1995
OUTfest Lafayette, Indiana August 2008
Outfest Los Angeles, California July
OutFest Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pennsylvania October
Out Takes Dallas Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Dallas, Texas November 1999
Palm Springs Pride Palm Springs, California November
Palm Springs Summer Splash Palm Springs, California June through August
Palouse Pride Moscow, Idaho August
Philly Black Gay Pride Philadelphia, Pennsylvania April 1999
Philly Pride Parade & Festival Philadelphia, Pennsylvania June
Phoenix Pride Phoenix, Arizona April 1981
Pig Week Fort Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale. Florida First Sat. after Thanksgiving 2014
Pines Party Fire Island, New York July
Pittsburgh Pride Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania June
PlayBoi Party Tucson, Arizona Monthly
PrideFest Denver, Colorado
Pridefest Fort Lauderdale Ft. Lauderdale, Florida March 1978
PrideFest Milwaukee Milwaukee, Wisconsin June
Pride Fest Bismarck, North Dakota and Mandan, North Dakota Mid-summer
Pride Festival of Central PA Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Last weekend in July 1992
Pride in the Desert Tucson, Arizona Third Saturday in October
Pride Northwest Portland, Oregon June
Pure Heat Atlanta Pride Weekend Atlanta, Georgia Labor Day Weekend, Thursday through Tuesday 2006
Purple Party Weekend Dallas, Texas May 2001
Queendom Atlanta Pride Atlanta, Georgia September 1–5 2013
QueerBomb Dallas Dallas, Texas June 2014
Querent: A Queer Spirituality Conference Cincinnati, Ohio April 2017
Queens Pride Parade New York City, New York June 1993
Rainbow Rampage Seattle to San Francisco September
Rendezvous - Pride Camping Event Cheyenne, WY August
Rainbow Pride of West Virginia Charleston, West Virginia June 1996
Reaching Out LGBT MBA & Business Student Conference Multiple Locations October 1999
Reel Affirmations LGBT Film Festival Washington, D.C. October 1992
Reel Pride Film Festival Royal Oak, Michigan October
Reno Pride Reno, Nevada August 1997
Rhode Island Pride Festival & Parade Providence, Rhode Island June 1976
Rites of Spring Parties Birmingham, Alabama April
Rochester, NY Pride Rochester, New York July
Rocket City Pride Huntsville, Alabama June
Sacramento Pride Festival & Parade Sacramento, California June 1985
Salisbury Pride Salisbury, North Carolina June 2011
Salinas Valley Pride Parade Salinas, California August 2007
San Diego Pride San Diego, California July 1974
San Diego North County Pride Carlsbad, California August 1978
San Francisco Pride San Francisco, California June 1970
San Francisco Transgender Film Festival San Francisco, California November 1997
Santa Cruz Pride Parade & Festival Santa Cruz, California June
Sarasota Pride Sarasota, Florida October
Savannah Pride Savannah, Georgia
SBK presents Bear Carne-Val Collins, GA!carne-val June 18–21, 2015 2015
Seattle Black Pride Seattle, Washington July
Seattle Pride Seattle, Washington June
Show Me Pride Kansas City, Missouri June 1–3
Silicon Valley Pride Parade & Festival San Jose, California August 30 1975
Sin City Shootout Sports Festival Largest annual LGBT sporting event in the world - Las Vegas January annually
Sizzle Her Miami, Florida Memorial Day Weekend May Thursday – Monday
Sizzle Miami Miami, Florida Memorial Day Weekend May Thursday – Monday
South Carolina Pride Columbia, South Carolina
South Eastern Queer Arts Week Montgomery, Alabama and South East US June 16–23, 2019
Southeast Leatherfest Atlanta, Georgia June 2003
Southwest Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Albuquerque, New Mexico and Santa Fe, New Mexico October 2003
Southern Decadence New Orleans, Louisiana Labor Day weekend (September)
South Georgia Pride Valdosta, Georgia September Third Saturday of every year
Spoiled Rotten LA Pride Los Angeles, California October
Spokane Pride Spokane, Washington 2nd Saturday in June
St. Cloud Pride St. Cloud, Minnesota [12] September 2010
St. Louis PrideFest St. Louis, Missouri June 1979
St. Pete Pride St. Petersburg, Florida June 2003
Staten Island Pride Staten Island, New York
Stargayzer Festival Austin, Texas September 12–14, 2014
Sunshine Stampede Rodeo Fort Lauderdale, Florida April
SweetHeat Miami Miami, Florida May 11–17 2008
Syracuse (CNY) Pride Syracuse, New York June
Tampa Bay International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (TIGLFF) Tampa Bay area, Florida October 1990
Tampa Pride Tampa, Florida March 2015
Tantra4GayMen Diploma 2018 Greenwich, NY June 2–8 2018
Tantra Love Festival East 2018 Greenwich, NY August 7–12 2018
TantraLove Festival/WEST Upper Lake, CA Sept 18–23, 2018 2018
Tropical Heat Key West Key West, Florida August
Tucson Pride Tucson, Arizona October
Twin Cities Pride Minneapolis/Saint Paul, Minnesota June 1972
Tulsa Pride Tulsa, Oklahoma June 1982
United States Gay Open San Francisco, California May
Utah Pride Festival Salt Lake City, Utah June 1977
Virginia - Gay Pride Virginia Richmond, Virginia September Yearly
White Party Week Miami, Florida November 1985
White Party Week Palm Springs, California April
Wichita Pride Festival & Parade Wichita, Kansas September 1972
Winter Party South Beach, Florida March
WomenFest Key West, Florida September
Woof Fest Fort Lauderdale, Florida November
XL Weekend Seattle, Washington September, Labor Day Weekend
Yonkers Pride Yonkers, New York June 2018
Youth pride D.C. (youth pride event) Washington, D.C. May 1996


LGBT event Location Official website Occurs every Start

Australia Australia[edit]

Midsumma Festival - 22 Days - Celebrating Queer Arts and Culture Melbourne January/February (19 Jan-9 Feb, 2020)[11] 1989
Midsumma Carnival Melbourne Sunday 19 Jan 2020[12] 1989
Midsumma Pride March Melbourne Sunday 9 Feb 2020[13] 1995
Queer Collaborations Varying States: 2018 in Brisbane July- 2018 will be 1-7 1991
Mardi Gras - Fair Day Victoria Park, Sydney February (12 Feb 2012) 1980
Sydney Mardi Gras Oxford Street March (2 Mar 2013)[14] 1978
Mardi Gras - Party Sydney March (3 Mar 2012) 1978
Mardi Gras Film Festival Sydney Feb-March
Mardi Gras - LGBTQI Festival Sydney Feb-March
Mardi Gras - Harbour Party Sydney Botanical Gardens February (25 Feb 2012)
Mardi Gras - Bondi Beach Drag Races Sydney (Bondi Beach) February
Mardi Gras - Pool Party Sydney March
Big Gay Weekend Oxford Street October Long Weekend 2011
Sleaze Ball Sydney Sept (on hold from 2010) 1982
Sydney Leather Pride Sydney May
Alice Springs Festival Rainbow Picnic Alice Springs, Northern Territory September
Brisbane Pride Festival Brisbane June 1990
Chillout Festival Daylesford, Victoria March
Darwin Pride Darwin, Northern Territory May
Feast Festival Adelaide November 1997
Adelaide Pride March Adelaide September 2003
Melbourne Queer Film Festival Melbourne March (14-24 Mar 2013)[15] 1991
Melbourne Leather Festival Melbourne September 1995
Perth Pride Festival Perth, Western Australia September 1990
Coastout Coffs Harbour October
Cairns Tropical Pride Cairns October
Wear it Purple Day Australia Last Friday in August 2010

New Zealand New Zealand[edit]

Christchurch Pride Week Christchurch March
Hero Festival Auckland February 1991
Auckland Pride Festival Auckland February 2013
Queen of The Whole Universe Wellington November/ December 2003
Outtakes Gay Film Festival Auckland, Wellington, & Christchurch May/June 1995
Queenstown Gay Ski Week Queenstown September 2003

South America[edit]

LGBT event Location Official website Occurs every Start

Argentina Argentina[edit]

Buenos Aires Pride Buenos Aires November 1992
International Gay/Lesbian/Trans Film Festival in Argentina Buenos Aires October 2004

Brazil Brazil[edit]

Festival MixBrasil de Cinema e Video da Diversidade Sexual São Paulo São Paulo November 1993
São Paulo Gay Pride Parade São Paulo June 1996
Pride Parade Brasília Brasília, Distrito Federal July 1997
Pride Salvador Salvador, Bahia June 2002
Diversity Parade Florianópolis Florianópolis, Santa Catarina September 2006
Pride Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro October 1995
Rio Festival Gay de Cinema Rio de Janeiro Portuguese) July 1995
DIGO Goiás Sexual Diversity and Gender International Film Festival Goiânia GO Jun. 2016

Chile Chile[edit]

Marcha del Orgullo Gay Santiago, Chile, Calama, La Serena, Talca, Concepción and Puerto Montt June 2001
AMOR Festival Santiago, Chile June 2016
Semana de la Visibilidad Lésbica y Bisexual Santiago, Chile July 2015
Marcha por la Diversidad Sexual Santiago, Chile September 1999
Marcha de la Diversidad Sexual Valparaíso September 2006
International LGBTI Film Festival (CINE MOVILH) Santiago, Chile October 2008
Marcha por la Diversidad Sexual Iquique October 2010
Gay Parade Chile, Open Mind Fest Santiago, Chile November 2006

Colombia Colombia[edit]

Marcha de la Ciudadania LGBT Bogotá, Colombia June 1996
Semana de la Diversidad Sexual y de Géneros Bogotá, Colombia October 2011

Peru Peru[edit]

Marcha del Orgullo Lima July 2001

Curaçao Curaçao[edit]

Curacao Pride Willemstad September 2012

Venezuela Venezuela[edit]

Caracas Pride Caracas May 2001
Ciclo de Cine de la Diversidad Caracas, Maracaibo, San Cristóbal, Barquisimeto, Carúpano and Valencia June 2006
Pride Maracaibo Maracaibo June 2010
Festival Venezolano de Cine de la Diversidad - FESTDIVQ Caracas October 2011

See also[edit]

Pride parades[edit]

Lists of articles about LGBT events[edit]


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