By Mikkel Hyldebrandt
If you’re not attending WorldPride in New York City, there are plenty of other places that offer world-class celebrations – and it might just take you overseas too!
Shanghai Gay Pride – June 21-23
It may still be prohibited to throw a parade, but the pride festival celebrates its ten-year-anniversary this year with lots of parties, a film festival, and LGBTQ-related talks.
Oslo Gay Pride – June 14-23
Norway’s biggest LGBTQ festival offers concerts, exhibitions, shows, films, parties, debates, and a massive Pride Parade.
São Paulo Gay Pride – June 18-23
La Parada do Orgulho GLBT de São Paulo has grown from just 2,000 participants in 1997 to an incredible turn-out that is well into the millions today.
Pride Toronto – June 21-23
As one of the largest Pride celebrations in North America Pride Toronto has become a major Canadian arts and cultural event.
Dublin Gay Pride – June 20-29
Dublin LGBTQ Pride has grown from a one-day parade into a full-on, ten-day extravaganza of social and cultural queer events.
Milan Gay Pride – June 21-29
The fashion capital hosts a week of cultural events and parties in the streets and squares of the beautiful city.
Seattle Gay Pride – June 14-30
The gay Pride is one of the oldest in the country and has grown to include a PrideFest, Trans Pride, and a massive parade.
Chicago gay Pride – June 22-30
Chicago Gay Pride is a huge gay event taking place each year in Illinois’ largest city and includes a weekend festival and Parade on Pride Sunday.
Mexico City Gay Pride – June 27-30
Mexico City Gay Pride – or Marcha del Orgullo LGBT de la Ciudad de México – truly is one of the largest, wildest and crazy gay pride events in the whole of Latin America!
Barcelona Gay Pride – June 28-29
Gay Pride Barcelona – or Barcelona Orgullo – draws thousands of LGTBQ revelers from across the world to the beautiful and sunny Cataluñian capital each year.
Paris Gay Pride – June 29
The Paris Gay Pride Parade, known as Marche des Fiertés LGBTQ, is a major Parade and party in the heart of France’s capital city with around 700,000 participants which concludes with a huge free party in Place de la République.
San Francisco Pride – June 29-30
Featuring one of the oldest and largest parades in the world, SF Pride is a parade and festival attended by hundreds of thousands. Lots of parties and commemorations throughout the packed Pride weekend.