Sydney Mardi Gra\World Pride
Australia → Sydney02.03 - 05.03.2023

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival is typically a 3 week event but most people attend for the main parade. Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras (SGLMG) is one of the oldest continuously operating LGBTQ organisations in Australia.

Book you accommodation in advance as one of the most famous event in LGBTQ calendar with a parade which is a great show to take part in or just to watch.

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Starkbierzeit Festival
Germany → Munich16.03 - 19.03.2023

Starkbierzeit in German means ‘Strong Beer Time’. The Munich Leather and Fetish association, MLC hosts a special 4-day weekend version of their very own Starkbierfest each March.

During the MLC Starkbierfests there is a strict dress code of Bavarian traditional costumes and leather pants only. An event to mix with locals and foreign tourists whilst consuming strong beer while partying in a beer tent.

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Bear Carnival - GC
Spain → Maspalomas (GC)18.03 - 26.03.2023

The Bear Carnival in Maspalomas attracts thousands of guys from around the world for days of fun in the sun with hot bears, otters and chasers. Many are hoping to enjoy the sun having just got over Europe’s winter season.

Over 30 events with International DJ’s and great parties at clubs, pools and on boat cruises. The Bear Carnival has also created a new program of fetish parties, known as “F.U.R.” sessions for bears and admirers at Gran Canaria’s legendary sex clubs.

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Miami Beach Pride
USA → Miami (South Beach)15.04 - 16.04.2023

Miami Beach Pride is a multi-day celebration with special events, social mixers, dance events, a VIP gala, an incredible festival and Parade. The first pride event started in 2009 and has increased in popularity every year. With around 35 floats the parade take place in South Beach neighbourhood popular with LGBTQ community. 

Miami Beach Pride is a nine-day celebration with special events, social mixers, dance events, a VIP gala, an incredible 2-day festival and Parade.

The mission of Miami Beach Pride is to bring together members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, their friends, allies, and supporters in celebration of the unique spirit and culture of the LGBTQ community.

Book early as one of the most popular LGBTQ events in Florida and USA.

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Milan Bear Festival
Italy → Milan23.04 - 26.04.2023

The annual Milan Bear Festival Milan takes place every April. The event is hosted by Company Club which is one of the best know gay bars for bears in the city.

The festival attracts international bears meeting for the themed parties and shows. There are parties hosted by international bear celebrities and DJ’s as well as karaoke and saunas parties.

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Kings Day Holland
Netherlands → Amsterdam27.04 - 27.04.2023

The national holiday in the Netherlands. The whole country celebrates outside on the canals or just on streets to mix with friends, family and neighbours.

Orange is the national colour of the country and for this day many people dress to show there pride to be Dutch.

The parties are popular with foreigners and expats visit the Netherland to join the celebrations. 

There are a number gay clubs or LGBTQ event held on the same day to celebrate being Dutch or with the Dutch.

Orange might not be your colour but worth visiting to enjoy the fun and Dutch hospitality. 

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Bear Week - Spring
Spain → Sitges28.04 - 01.05.2023

The first of two bear events held in the beach town of Sitges close to Barcelona. The 4 day event attract Spanish guys and International bears for beach events and streets packed full of guys enjoying the event and meeting their friends at this annual event.

Thousand of bears cubs and admirers arrive to pack Sitges for all 4 days of the event. Book your accommodation in advance to ensure availability.

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Sleazy Madrid
Spain → Madrid30.04 - 03.05.2023

Sleazy Madrid is the main fetish festival in southern Europe consisting of a number of different events held throughout the year. They have a main event and then host other parties during gay pride or in other cities of Europe.

The parties have been running for over 20 years and the Madrid edition of the event attracts hundreds of men to enjoy different parties hosted by several event promoters during the course of the weekend.

The 2021 edition will be 21st anniversary of the event and expect a larger crowd due to cancellation last year.

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Maspalomas Gay Pride
Spain → Maspalomas (GC)04.05 - 14.05.2023

A 10 day event which many people book for a 2 week holiday. Many of the best gay resorts in Gran Canaria and the popular accommodations around the Yumbo Centre get fully booked very quickly so book in advance.

During the 2 week period there are a series of different parties and event with the main event a parade and In the centre square is the large stage with entertainment from international top acts and DJs.

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Brussels Gay Pride
Belgium → Brussels19.05 - 21.05.2023

Brussels annual Gay Pride event is normally the first in Europe. Attended by around 100,000 from neighbouring cities or Amsterdam, Cologne and Paris as well as some international tourists.

The parade take place in the city centre and is followed by a party in St Catherine Square close to the Bourse  as well as many hang out after the parade on Rue du Marché au Charbon where many of the most popular gay bars are located.

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