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Major Pride events coming up around the globe in 2018


Miami Beach Gay Pride – Miami, Florida, US – 2-8 April 2018. The main parade is 8 April.

Miami Beach Gay Pride (Photo: Miami Beach Gay Pride | Facebook)

Phoenix Pride – Phoenix, Arizona, US. Main parade takes place Sunday 8 April.

Jasper Pride – Jasper, Alberta, Canada. A small pride event in the ski resort town of Jasper, from 19-22 April.

Digital Pride – The worldwide, online Pride festival returns 21-28 April.

Philadelphia Black Pride – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US. 26-29 April.

Dallas Southern Pride – Dallas, Texas, US – 27 April 2018.

Tokyo Rainbow Pride – Tokyo, Japan. From 29 April-7 May, with the parade on 6 May.


Maspalomas Gay Pride – Maspalomas, Gran Canaria. The 17th Maspalomas Gay Pride runs 3-13 May 2018.

Raleigh Pride – Raleigh, North Carolina, US. Saturday 5 May.

Belgian Pride – Brussels, Belgium. Saturday 19 May.

Springfield Pride – Springfield, Illinois, US. The 8th annual Springfield Pridefest takes place Saturday 19 May.

Vallarta Pride – Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. 20-27 May.

DC Black Pride – Washington DC, US. Parties and other events from 25-28 May.

Birmingham Pride in England, UK

Birmingham Pride in England, UK (Photo: David Hudson)

Birmingham Pride – Birmingham, UK – 26-27 May, with the main parade Saturday 26 May.


Guadalajara Pride – Guadalajara, Mexico. Saturday 2 June.

Sao Paulo Pride – Sao Paolo, Brazil. One of the biggest Pride festivals in the world. It returns Sunday 3 June 2018.

Rio de Janeiro Pride – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Sunday 3 June.

Tel Aviv Pride – Tel Aviv, Israel. From 3-10 June, with the parade on Friday 8 June.

Gay Pride Rome – Rome, Italy. Roma Pride takes places Saturday 9 June.

Capital Pride – Washington DC, US. From 7-10 June.

Shanghai Pride – Shanghai, China. 8-18 June.

LA Pride – Los Angeles, US. LA Pride parade returns Sunday 10 June, with an associated festival running 9-10 June.

Rhode Island Pride – Providence, US – main parade – one of the few nighttime Pride parades in the US, on Saturday 16 June.

Pride Toronto 2017

Pride Toronto (Photo: David Hudson)

Pride Toronto – Toronto, Canada. 22-24 June, with the parade 24 June.

NYC Pride – New York City, US – main parade Sunday 24 June, with associated events running 17-24 June.

Chicago Pride – Chicago, Illinois, US. This year’s parade takes place 25 June.

Acadiana Pride – Lafayette, Louisiana, US – Saturday 30 June.

Paris Pride – Paris, France – Saturday 30 June.

Oslo Pride – Oslo, Norway – From 27-30 June, with parade on 30 June.


Pride in London – London, UK – main parade Saturday 7 July.

A double decker bus at Pride in London

Pride in London (Photo: David Hudson)

Madrid Pride – Madrid, Spain. One of the biggest Pride gatherings in Europe, it returns Saturday 7 July.

Bristol Pride – Bristol, UK. Returns Sunday 14 July to Bristol Harbourside, with an associated festivall from 5-15 July.

Pride Glasgow – Glasgow, Scotland, UK. Taking place 14-15 July.

IW Pride – Isle of Wight Pride – Isle of Wight, UK. This year’s event will double-up as UK Pride. It runs Saturday 21 July.

Pink Dot Singapore – Singapore. The city-state’s largest LGBTI gathering returns Saturday 21 July 2018.

CSD – Berlin – Berlin, Germany. Christopher Street Day (CSD) Berlin – one of the biggest LGBTI gatherings in Europe – returns Saturday 28 July.

Liverpool Pride – Liverpool, UK. Provisional dates 28-29 July.


Stockholm Pride – Stockholm, Sweden. This year, Europride will be spread across Stockholm Pride and Gothenburg Pride in Sweden. Stockholm Pride runs 27 July-5 August, with the main parade on Saturday 4 August. Gothenburg (West Pride) runs 14-19 August.

Brighton and Hove Pride – Brighton, UK. This year’s festival runs 3-5 August, with the main parade and Preston Park festival (headlined by Britney Spears) on Saturday 4 August.

Leeds Pride – Leeds, UK. Returning Sunday 5 August.

Reykjavík Pride – Reykjavík, Iceland. From 7-12 August, with the main parade (12 August) attended by up to a third of the island’s population!

West Pride – Gothenburg, Sweden. This year, Europride will be spread across Gothenburg Pride and Stockholm Pride and in Sweden. Gothenburg Pride runs 14-19 August, with the main parade on 18 August. Stockholm Pride runs 27 July-5 August.

Pride Cymru – Cardiff, Wales, UK. The biggest annual Pride event in Wales. This year’s big weekend runs 24-26 August.

Manchester Pride – Manchester, UK. The annual big weekend Pride festival takes over the late August bank holiday (24-27 August). The main parade is Saturday 25 August.


Malta Pride 2017

Malta Pride 2017 (Photo: David Hudson)

Malta Pride – Valletta, Malta. This year’s event coincides with Valletta being European capital of culture. It takes place 15 September.

Dallas Pride – Dalla, Texas – from 15-16 September.

Curaçoa Pride – Curaçoa, Curaçoa. The sixth Curaçoa Pride festival returns 27-30 September.


Pink Dot Hong Kong

Pink Dot Hong Kong (Photo: Pink Dot HK/Facebook)

Pink Dot Hong Kong – Hong Kong. Date to be confirmed, but this Hong Kong Pride festival is usually in October each year – check the Facebook page for more details.

Atlanta Pride – Atlanta, Georgia. 13-14 October.

Montego Bay Pride – Montego Bay, Jamaica. From 8-14 October 2018.

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