Celebrate Love with Leonardo Hotels: Top 10 Pride Events in Europe for Summer 2024


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A Glimpse into Pride: History and Celebration

Before we dive into the top Pride events, let’s take a quick trip down memory lane. Pride celebrations commemorate the Stonewall Riots of 1969 in New York City, a pivotal moment in the LGBTQ+ rights movement. What started as a protest against injustice has blossomed into a vibrant celebration of love, diversity, and acceptance worldwide.

Pride is not just about colorful parades and fantastic parties (though those are definitely highlights). It’s about recognizing the struggles and achievements of the LGBTQ+ community and advocating for equal rights and acceptance. In Europe, Pride events are a mix of joyous celebrations, poignant remembrances, and powerful demonstrations.

From the flamboyant floats of Madrid to the historical marches in Berlin, here’s a roundup of the must-visit Pride events in Europe for Summer 2024. So, grab your rainbow flags, glitter, and a hearty dose of love – let’s dive in!

Top 10 Pride Events in Europe – Summer 2024


1.Vienna Pride, Austria (June 8)

Join the vibrant celebration of love and diversity at Vienna Pride, where the historic streets of Austria’s capital come alive with colorful parades and lively events.

2. Zurich Pride, Switzerland (June 15)

Experience Zurich Pride, Switzerland’s premier LGBTQ+ festival, where the city’s beautiful lakefront and charming streets are transformed with parades, concerts, and cultural events.

3. Munich Pride, Germany (June 22)

Munich Pride is a dynamic celebration in the heart of Bavaria. With its vibrant parades, diverse cultural events, and lively street parties, Munich Pride champions LGBTQ+ rights and fosters a spirit of unity and acceptance in the South of Germany.

4. Paris Pride, France (June 29)

Marché des Fiertés in Paris is a fabulous display of love and liberty. The parade winds through iconic Parisian streets, culminating in a massive party with music and dancing.

5. Barcelona Pride, Spain (July 20)

Barcelona Pride is known for its beachside festivities and vibrant atmosphere. The parade on June 29th is a lively affair, with floats, music, and plenty of sunshine.

6. London Pride, UK (June 29)

London’s Pride parade is a spectacular event filled with floats, music, and dancing. The festivities span over two weeks, culminating in the grand parade on June 29th. Expect an explosion of color and energy!

7. Madrid Pride, Spain (July 6)

Madrid Pride is one of the biggest and brightest in Europe. The festivities include a massive parade, concerts, parties, and cultural events across the city. Don’t miss the fabulous parade on July 6th!

Planning to attend Pride in Madrid? Check out our guide to the most interesting neighborhoods of this city! 

Explore the Most Interesting Neighbourhoods of Madrid

8. Berlin Pride, Germany (July 27)

Also known as Christopher Street Day, Berlin Pride combines a rich history with a vibrant celebration. The parade is a fantastic display of unity and diversity, winding through the heart of the city.

9. Amsterdam Pride, Netherlands (August 3)

Famous for its unique Canal Parade, Amsterdam Pride is a floating festival of boats decked out in rainbow splendor. Join the fun on the canals and enjoy street parties and events all over the city.

10. Prague Pride, Checz Republic (August 10)

Prague Pride, set against the stunning backdrop of one of Europe’s most enchanting cities, offers a week of colorful parades, film screenings, and parties.


No matter where you choose to celebrate, remember that Leonardo Hotels is here to make your stay as welcoming and enjoyable as possible. Let’s spread love, acceptance, and a whole lot of glitter this summer. Happy Pride, everyone! 🌈



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