Social distancing measures, due to the Covid19 pandemy, are in place in most European countries.
Due to the current circumstances, many Pride events have been rescheduled on a different date.
We try to maintain and update this calendar as quickly as possible!
Another year, another LGBT Pride Europe calendar!
As usual, we’re updating our Pride 2020 calendar throughout the year. And for 2020, we’re working on getting all the Pride 2020 dates for Europe sorted out!
We hope you find the perfect pride event to attend this summer, so you can enjoy the warm and welcoming vibe of our LGBTQ community!
Spread the love people!
PS. Click the events to get more specific information about the rainbow celebration!
And before you take off to hit the Pride season… have a look at our LGBT Pride Packing list to make sure you don’t forget to pack the essentials!
LGBT Pride Europe calendar 2020
Celebrate Madrid Pride in the heart of Spain The LGBT Pride Parade in Madrid is one you should at least visit once. Madrid is an awesome destination whether or
Celebrate Madrid Pride in the heart of Spain
The LGBT Pride Parade in Madrid is one you should at least visit once. Madrid is an awesome destination whether or not there’s a Pride Parade. So it’s an even better destination when the capital of Spain is overflowing with Pride. Madrid is one of the top lesbian cities in Europe.
We visited the World Pride in Madrid in 2017 and it was spectacular. Each of the Plazas in town was decorated in rainbow colors and there were tons of events to attend.
Pride Celebrations in Madrid last for over a week, starting on Wednesday, July 1st and they last until Sunday the 6th of July.
The actual Madrid Pride Parade is held on the 4th of July. The march walks from Atocha to Colon and a massive street party continues until midnight.
To find out more about specific events, check the official website.
LGBT-friendly hotel for Madrid Pride
These accommodation options are also recommended by the Pride Madrid website and they’re all LGBT-friendly. Hotel Sidorme Fuencarral 52 is a hotel that recently opened in a renovated building in the city center. This hotel has serene and beautiful rooms!
The Petit Palace Chueca is located in the middle of the Pride action and is also LGBT-friendly.
Hostal Colors is a more budget-friendly option for travelers who want to spend their Euros otherwise!
See the Complete LGBT+ Pride CalendarMore pride events
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Many. Together. Strong! Cologne Pride or Christopher Street Day Cologne is among one of the largest Pride events in Europe. In 2018, more than a million spectators attended the
Many. Together. Strong!
Cologne Pride or Christopher Street Day Cologne is among one of the largest Pride events in Europe. In 2018, more than a million spectators attended the Pride Parade in Cologne. This year, there might even be more visitors.
The Cologne CSD Festival starts on the 3rd of July until the 5th of July 2020. The actual Cologne Pride Parade will happen on the 5th of July. The entire weekend is filled with animation and parties!
If you’re looking for other CSD events in Germany, check out Berlin Pride!
LGBT-friendly hotel for Cologne Pride
Cologne, like the rest of Germany, is a very LGBT-friendly city. Any hotel will welcome LGBT visitors with open arms. The CSD Cologne organization recommends a few hotels that are explicitly LGBT-friendly.
The Park Inn Hotel by the Radisson Group was recently renovated, so you can expect modern rooms and on top of that: the hotel offers great views over the city.
Located very close to the city center, Holiday Inn Express Cologne is perfectly located and also offers awesome views over Cologne. This is an LGBT friendly hotel in Cologne.
Steigenberger Hotel is located in the city center and close to the Pride action!
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Cologne City Center
Celebrate Diversity – Fight for Equality Munich Pride or Christopher Street Day Munich is planned for Saturday the 11th of July 2020. But the Pride Parade event is
Celebrate Diversity – Fight for Equality
Munich Pride or Christopher Street Day Munich is planned for Saturday the 11th of July 2020. But the Pride Parade event is not the only event that is happening during Pride week in Munich.
Pride week starts on the 4th of July and lasts until the 12th of July 2020. During this week, tons of activities are scheduled, like a CSD Street Festival, a lesbian street festival on the 6th of July, a rainbow concert, and tons of other events.
Find out more about the specific activities on the official website.
LGBT-friendly hotel for Munich Pride
CSD Munich partners with a few LGBT-friendly hotels in Munich for the Pride Week. These are the hotels that are recommended by the Munich Pride organization: Hotel Torbräu, Hotel Cristal München, BOLD Hotel München Zentrum, and the Deutsche Eiche.
For budget travelers, the Wombat’s City Hostel is an excellent choice!
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Explore Budapest during the Pride Festival Usually, Budapest Pride happens at the end of June. But in 2020, the LGBT Pride March in Budapest is held in July. The
Explore Budapest during the Pride Festival
Usually, Budapest Pride happens at the end of June. But in 2020, the LGBT Pride March in Budapest is held in July.
The 11th of July 2020 to be more precise.
The Hungarian Pride Week starts on the 3rd of July and lasts until the 12th of July 2020. The exact calendar of activities and events hasn’t been published yet, but keep an eye on the official website to find out more!
The Budapest Pride organization teams up with the Sziget Festival and visitors to the festival can visit the LGBT tent at Sziget festival.
LGBT-friendly hotel for Budapest Pride
Most hotels in Budapest are open to all travelers. Hotel Clark is LGBT-owned, so definitely a great choice for LGBT travelers. The Iberostar Grand Budapest has an excellent location in the heart of Budapest. With an even better location, the Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge Hotel is also a fabulous LGBT-friendly choice in Budapest.
See the Complete LGBT+ Pride CalendarMore Pride events in Europe
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Budapest City Center
Walk together with Pride in Berlin Berlin isn’t just the capital of Germany, it’s also the gay capital of Germany. With loads of places for the LGBT community to
Walk together with Pride in Berlin
Berlin isn’t just the capital of Germany, it’s also the gay capital of Germany. With loads of places for the LGBT community to go to, we decided to add it to our list of top lesbian destinations in Europe. And it truly is!
The Berlin Pride Parade or Christopher Street Day Berlin is planned for the 25th of July 2020. Aside from a massive street parade, the Berlin Pride week has tons of activities to offer to visitors.
To find out when activities are planned, have a look at the official website!
LGBT-friendly hotel for Berlin Pride
Berlin is literally bulking with LGBT-friendly hotels and accommodation. The CSD Berlin organization decided to partner with quite a few LGBT hotels in Berlin for the Berlin Pride. These are some of our and their recommendations!
Hotel Berlin is a part of the Pink Pillow Berlin Collection. It looks stylish and cool!
The Vienna House Easy is another beautiful hotel in the Pink Pillow Berlin Collection.
We usually enjoy NH Hotels a lot, so the NH Berlin Kurfürstendamm Hotel definitely belongs in our recommendation list! Make sure to check out the Pink Pillow Berlin Collection if you’re looking for more recommendations!
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Berlin City Center
Diverse – Equal – Proud – Belfast Pride The Belfast Pride Festival in Northern Ireland takes a little longer than a week, starting at the end of July until
Diverse – Equal – Proud – Belfast Pride
The Belfast Pride Festival in Northern Ireland takes a little longer than a week, starting at the end of July until the beginning of August. Over a hundred events take place during the 10 days of the Belfast Pride Festival.
In the Pride Village at Donegal Quay is the place-to-be and there’s loads of entertainment provided for adults, as well as for children.
On Saturday the 1st of August, the actual Pride Parade March in Belfast takes off at 13h at the Custom House and it finished a few hours later in the same location. This year, Belfast Pride marches a different route than before, because the number of attendees keeps growing each year and the march route was becoming too short.
Check out the official website to find out more!
LGBT-friendly hotel in Belfast
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UK’s most popular Pride event Brighton Pride is one massive party that lasts for days! It is the most popular Pride Event in the UK! Tons of activities and
UK’s most popular Pride event
Brighton Pride is one massive party that lasts for days! It is the most popular Pride Event in the UK!
Tons of activities and festivities are planned during the Pride Event, which starts on the 31st of July and lasts until the 2nd of August.
There’s a huge Pride Festival in the park, but also a Pride Village Party, A LoveBN1Fest and of course, a Pride Parade. Prepare to party all weekend!
The actual Pride parade starts at 11 AM on the 1st of August. Be there!
LGBT-friendly accommodation in Brighton
The Brighton Pride is happening during high season when prices are all the way up in the sky. So Brighton Pride offers a Pride Campsite at Waterhall. Reserve a spot here.
Legends Hotel is a gay hotel at the Brighton seafront, which sells out quite fast!
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Brighton City Center
Celebrate Pride in Stockholm In 2018, Stockholm and Gothenburg were the places to be for the EuroPride. This year they’re organizing a new Stockholm Pride Parade and a Pride
Celebrate Pride in Stockholm
In 2018, Stockholm and Gothenburg were the places to be for the EuroPride. This year they’re organizing a new Stockholm Pride Parade and a Pride Week with loads of events and activities.
Pride Week in Stockholm starts the 27th of July and ends with a bang on the day of the actual LGBT Pride Parade: Saturday the 1st of August 2020.
At the time of writing, Stockholm Pride has not yet released their complete Pride Program for 2020, but you can always check their website to see if any updates were published!
Stockholm is a great destination for lesbian travel all year. We added this stunning city on our list of the best lesbian cities in Europe! The city is also a great city trip stopover on a journey through Scandinavia!
LGBT-friendly hotel for Stockholm Pride
All of Scandinavia is super LGBT-friendly, so you won’t have any trouble finding a great hotel that welcomes all.
Miss Clara by Nobis is a beautiful hotel in the center of Stockholm, which is very LGBT-friendly!
The Haymarket Hotel is another great option. This hotel has an awesome location and it’s set in a house from the ’20s.
Hotel Skeppsholmen is located by the water and offers great views over the city.
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Stockholm City Center
This is MY Pride Amsterdam is one of these cities that everybody dreams about. You have to go there at least once in your life, just because it is
This is MY Pride
Amsterdam is one of these cities that everybody dreams about. You have to go there at least once in your life, just because it is that amazing! The city is one of the most LGBT-friendly cities in Europe.
Amsterdam Pride is a little different from the other LGBT Pride Parade events we already listed. That’s because Amsterdam features a Canal Pride on the hundreds of canals that run through the city center.
Canal Pride in Amsterdam is happening on the 1st of August 2020, but there’s more to see and do in Amsterdam during Pride Week!
Visit the Pride Park or walk during the Amsterdam Pride Walk. Or maybe you can attend one of the many street parties and events that are scheduled between the 25th of July and the closing party on the 2nd of August.
LGBT-friendly hotel for Amsterdam Pride
All hotels and guest houses in Amsterdam are LGBT-friendly! So you can go wild when booking your stay! We do have a few recommendations though!
For men only: Anco Hotel in the city center is for men only. Amistad Hotel is a gay hotel with gay owners.
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Amsterdam The Netherlands
Amsterdam City Center
Basically the same – for a better constitution Pride in Hamburg or Christopher Street Day in Hamburg is taking place on the 1st of August 29 with a massive Pride Parade
Basically the same – for a better constitution
Pride in Hamburg or Christopher Street Day in Hamburg is taking place on the 1st of August 29 with a massive Pride Parade March through the streets of Hamburg.
As a great city trip destination, Hamburg invites everyone to join them in the Christopher Street day and walk with Pride. We already visited Hamburg, but unfortunately, it wasn’t during the Hamburg Pride Festival. You can, however, read our guide to Hamburg here!
In the city of Hamburg, Pride lasts an entire week! Hamburg Pride Week starts at the end of July and lasts until the 1st of August. Each year, there is also a Hamburg winter Pride in December.
LGBT-friendly hotel in Hamburg
Hamburg is, like the rest of Germany, very LGBT-friendly. You will be welcomed in each and every hotel in Hamburg. Still, we have a few recommendations for LGBT-friendly hotels in Hamburg! First of all, the Arcotel Rubin Hamburg is an explicit LGBT-friendly hotel in Hamburg. Furthermore, the Radisson Hotel in Hamburg City is another great choice. Sir Nikolai Hotel has a great location in the Old Town, so this place offers great views from an authentic building!
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Hamburg City Center
Iceland welcomes you with Pride During Reykjavik Pride week, visitors from all over the country visit the capital. But Iceland Pride also attracts tons of LGBTQ+ from all over
Iceland welcomes you with Pride
During Reykjavik Pride week, visitors from all over the country visit the capital.
But Iceland Pride also attracts tons of LGBTQ+ from all over the world for this community event!
Pride Week starts on the 4th of August and lasts until the 9th of August.
The Reykjavik Pride March is happening on the 8th of August 2020. More information about the different activities will be published on the official website soon!
Before getting on that airplane… check out if you didn’t forget to pack anything!
LGBT-friendly hotel in Reykjavik
The Pride Reykjavik website recommends a few LGBT-friendly hotels in its capital, but Iceland is an LGBT-friendly country.
You can expect a warm welcome in any hotel.
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Reykjavik City Center
Largest LGBT Parade in Eastern Europe Prague Pride was first organized in 2011 and it has only expanded each year. This year promises to be even bigger and better.
Largest LGBT Parade in Eastern Europe
Prague Pride was first organized in 2011 and it has only expanded each year. This year promises to be even bigger and better. Last year, 92 thousand people visited Prague for the Pride Festival and 40 thousand people marched in the Pride Parade. Will you be one of them this year?
The capital of the Czech Republic is an awesome city trip destination. Why wouldn’t you arrange your travel dates accordingly?
This year, Prague has an entire LGBT Pride Week planned for us. Pride Week 2020 starts off the 3rd of August and lasts until the 9th of August 2020.
The actual LGBT Pride Parade is scheduled for the 8th of August.
LGBT-friendly hotel for Prague Pride
The Prague Pride Team has partnered up with a few LGBT-friendly hotels in Prague. We’re happy to promote these awesome hotels as well! Vienna House is a hotel group with establishments in different countries. They’re also available in Prague and they’re explicitly LGBT-friendly!
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Prague Czech Republic
Prague City Center
Antwerp Pride Belgium The Antwerp Pride is a slightly smaller Pride event in Belgium. But it’s definitely not the lesser one. Antwerp is a beautiful city
Antwerp Pride Belgium
The Antwerp Pride is a slightly smaller Pride event in Belgium. But it’s definitely not the lesser one. Antwerp is a beautiful city to visit and if you like to celebrate pride in this beautiful city, then you should! Interested in more LGBT or lesbian events in Belgium? Read our Lesbian Guide to Belgium
The actual Pride Parade March takes place on Saturday the 5th of August, but there will be Pride events all week. The global events run from the 5th of August until the 9th.
LGBT-friendly hotel for Antwerp Pride
Or you can always check out our article with some of the best LGBTQ+ friendly hotels in Antwerp.
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Antwerp City Center
Due to Covid19, the Belgian Pride event date has changed to 21 August 2020. The Belgian Pride Brussels Belgium Usually, the Belgian Pride is one of the first LGBT+ Pride events
Due to Covid19, the Belgian Pride event date has changed to 21 August 2020.
The Belgian Pride Brussels Belgium
Usually, the Belgian Pride is one of the first LGBT+ Pride events of the summer season. The event takes place at the end of May in the Capital of Belgium: Brussels.
The actual Belgian Pride parade is happening on the 23rd of May 2020. But Belgium is up for a longer period of celebrations!
The Pride festival lasts from the 8th until the 24th of May and Pride weekend is on 22, 23, and 24 May.
The Mont des Arts is the usual base for the Pride Village. The Rainbow village can be found in the Quartier Saint-Jacques.
Brussels Pride is always a lot of fun and it’s one of these cozy and welcoming pride events in Europe you must visit at least once!
While you’re in Belgium, discover the Belgian beer culture with a fun and relaxing beer tour.
LGBT-friendly hotel in Brussels
We recommend the NH Grand Place Arenberg as it is close to the action, centrally located and LGBT+ friendly.
Stay in the lovely Sablon area at the 9Hotel Sablon.
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Brussels City Center
Embrace the Scandinavian Hospitality during Copenhagen Pride Copenhagen Pride Week 2020 starts on the 18th of August and lasts until the 23rd of August. The Pride Week program
Embrace the Scandinavian Hospitality during Copenhagen Pride
Copenhagen Pride Week 2020 starts on the 18th of August and lasts until the 23rd of August.
The Pride Week program includes loads of free activities like concerts, workshops, parties, seminars, and other fun activities.
The actual LGBT Pride Parade happens on Saturday the 22nd of August. You can find more details on the official site.
PS. You can plan a trip to Copenhagen during a train trip through Scandinavia!
LGBT-friendly hotel for Copenhagen Pride
Denmark is, just like any other Scandinavian country, extremely LGBT-friendly, so any hotel you pick is an awesome choice. These are our LGBT-friendly hotel recommendations for Copenhagen.
Park Inn Hotel by Radisson is closer to the airport than it is to the city center, but it’s still only 15 minutes away from the center of Copenhagen.
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Copenhagen City Hall Square
Due to Covid19, the Birmingham Pride event date has changed to 5 and 6 September 2020. Love Out Loud Birmingham Pride is one of the first European Prides in 2020,
Due to Covid19, the Birmingham Pride event date has changed to 5 and 6 September 2020.
Love Out Loud
Birmingham Pride is one of the first European Prides in 2020, together with the Belgian Pride in May.
The Birmingham Pride event starts on the 23 May 2020 and it lasts until Sunday night 24 May.
Some events require you to buy tickets in advance, so you should check the Pride website to get these.
There is an entire Pride village and tons of activities and parties. Birmingham Pride also hosts a women’s area, so make sure to check that out as well!
LGBT-Friendly accommodation in Birmingham
Hotel Indigo Birmingham is set in a very cool building and it’s an LGBT-friendly boutique hotel in the city center.
Staybridge Suites Birmingham offers comfortable and stylish suites in Bermingham city center. This place has all you can wish for, including a fitness center.
AC Hotel Birmingham brings MarriottLifestyle for a decent price in the city center of Birmingham.
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Birmingham City Center
The right to love, express yourself, reach out, and belong! This beautiful island in the Mediterranean Sea is the setting for another cool September Pride. Malta is an awesome
The right to love, express yourself, reach out, and belong!
This beautiful island in the Mediterranean Sea is the setting for another cool September Pride. Malta is an awesome destination in September, as well as in summer, and it is also high on our personal wish list. Just Google Malta and let the stunning scenery seduce you!
Malta Pride Week is scheduled in September each year. During this week, you can attend loads of different events and activities that are organized in the capital of Malta, Valletta. There’s a Pride Fashion Night, a Pride Pool Party, Pride Boat Party, and so much more.
The actual Malta Pride Parade is happening on the 12th of September 2020, starting at the Triton Fountain in Valletta and ending with a massive afterparty!
Before you start packing… check out our Pride Packing List!
LGBT-friendly hotel for Malta Pride
Malta is an LGBT-friendly Mediterranean island. Loads of LGBT move to Malta each year and you can also find some accommodation options that are LGBT-owned.
The Saint John and the Palazzo Merkanti are both luxury boutique hotels in the center of Valletta and they’re both LGBT favorites. La Falconeria is a modern hotel, built inside an ancient building in Valletta.
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Most of these annual events are being planned long in advance, but still, we notice it can be difficult to find accurate information about these happenings. That’s why we include links to the official website of the organisation, so you can find more information!
For Europe, as well as for the USA, pride month usually happens in June. But there are tons of events starting in May until the end of August and September!
Also, if you find this information useful and you enjoy it… you would really help us out if you’d use our links to book your accommodation for your trip! You never pay more for anything you buy with our links, but we do get a small booking commission for your help!
Celebrate Pride 2020 in Europe!
So these are the Pride 2020 Events that already have their dates published. Sadly enough, we weren’t able to get the dates for all Pride Parade events just yet. But obviously, we will keep updating this awesome Europe Pride Calendar for 2020!
We already visited quite a few Pride Festivals in Europe, but can you ever get enough of these?
We visited the Belgian Pride multiple times…
And in 2017, Madrid Pride was also the host of the WorldPride, which was an absolute success.
But hey, you can still easily attend major Pride Festivals in Europe this year!
Do you have plans to attend any of these Pride 2020 Festivals?
Or have you already been to an awesome LGBT+ Pride Parade in the past?
Don’t hesitate to let us know how much you love to celebrate Pride!