Going to Pride? Perhaps a Gay Ski Week, LGBT film festival, Bear Week or a Gay Event in Europe? Take a look at what's happening around the world and book your hotel!

February

Winter Party Miami

Miami Beach, FL USA

Winter Party Festival is a celebration of social and cultural events (including art, dance, music, food/wine) benefiting the gay community. The week of events culminates with The Beach Party, a dan...
Winter Party Festival is a celebration of social and cultural events (including art, dance, music, food/wine) benefiting the gay community. The week of events culminates with The Beach Party, a dance party attended by over 4,500 visitors in South Beach. Approximately 10,000 participants from all over the United States, Canada, Europe, South America and Australia attend the 5-day celebration. Official Winter Party Festival events are held at several of the hottest nightclubs and venues in town, and at some of the most popular hotels and restaurants in South Beach.

Gay Mardi Gras New Orleans

, USA

Gay Mardi Gras at New Orleans is a gay carnival festival in the famous French Quarter. Mardi Gras day or Fat Tuesday is the traditional day for masking. Costumes can be more than revealing and as i...
Gay Mardi Gras at New Orleans is a gay carnival festival in the famous French Quarter. Mardi Gras day or Fat Tuesday is the traditional day for masking. Costumes can be more than revealing and as it tradition that women show their tits for beans, the (gay) guys show tend to show the content of their underwear. The lower French Quarter is the center for Gay Mardi Gras. This is where you'll find the more extravagant costumes. People come from all over the world just to strut around in costumes of their own design. Of course, going home with a prestigious Bourbon Street Award is often the motivation for their sequined madness. Although parades roll for weeks before Fat Tuesday, on the Day of Days - parades begin early in the morning with the ever popular Zulu and don't stop until the last float passes late in the night. The highlight of the parades is the toast between the King of Carnival - Rex - and the mayor of New Orleans. This is the official proclamation and beginning of Mardi Gras.

Karneval Cologne

Cologne, Germany

THE event of the year in Cologne. It sets the whole city completely out of normal order for almost a week, starting on thursday morning and ending at early wednesday morning. The classic bar/str...
THE event of the year in Cologne. It sets the whole city completely out of normal order for almost a week, starting on thursday morning and ending at early wednesday morning. The classic bar/street-Karneval is to be found mostly in the gaybars around Rudolphplatz / Schaafenstrasse. Brennerei Weiss is a typical 'must' (be early – it is always overcrowded and you have to queue up and wait to be let in!!). Otherwise just walk down Schaafenstrasse and look around (don't forget that some of the bars are just on one of the sidestreets like Ixbar, Champagner or Maxbar) Especially Weiberfastnacht (Thursday) as a nice atmosphear as it is very local and people are still full of energy and expectations. Important Tip: Get rid of your coat or winterjacket before you start serious karnevalling! There is a coat check in the staircase next to ex-Corner!!! The big parade on Rosenmontag (Monday) goes all across the city centre. A typical gay meeting point to watch the parade is at Hohe Pforte. But also at Friesenplatz are allways lots of gays to be seens in there best costumes.

March

Carnival Rio

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Carnival Rio The world most famous Carnival is creating an exploding vibe along Rio. With different gay club and street parties (Ipanema) and of course the world famous samba parades at the Sambad...
Carnival Rio The world most famous Carnival is creating an exploding vibe along Rio. With different gay club and street parties (Ipanema) and of course the world famous samba parades at the Sambadrome. Sambadrome Samba Parades Make sure you do not miss the big parade at the Sambadrome on Sunday or Monday night. It consists of 700 m stretch of the Marquês de Sapucaí street converted into a permanent parade ground with bleachers built on either side for spectators. Its capacity is 90.000. The performance take many hours, from the evening till early in the next morning. It takes 80 minutes for s Samba school to cross the stadium, it's really spectacular. For tourists some hours is usually enough though. Tickets can be very expensive, few hundred dollars each for good places. Around the stadium you can also buy buy much cheaper tickets at the streets around the stadium for the lower cost grand stands at the beginning or the end of the Sambadrome. This will save you hundreds of dollars. These tickets are in sections with only local people and have a bit more limited view on the samba schools parading by. Also keep in mind you have to be careful in Rio at all times.

Amsterdam Bear Weekend

Amsterdam, Netherlands

AMSTERDAM BEAR WEEKEND 21 MARCH – 25 MARCH 2019 Gentlemen, mark your calendars for these dates in 2019! THE weekend getaway to Amsterdam, for bears, cubs, daddies, chubs, admirers, chasers a...
AMSTERDAM BEAR WEEKEND 21 MARCH – 25 MARCH 2019 Gentlemen, mark your calendars for these dates in 2019! THE weekend getaway to Amsterdam, for bears, cubs, daddies, chubs, admirers, chasers and the entire bear community. The guys behind Furball, Bear-Necessity and Club Church are the driving force behind Amsterdam Bear Weekend. The idea: An umbrella event for the community, by the community, from people that are part of that community.

April

Miami Beach Gay Pride

Miami Beach, FL USA

The gay pride of Miami Beach. The parade route will run from 5th to 15th Street on Ocean Drive, ending at the Miami Beach Pride Festival and Expo. Miami Beach Pride is a weeklong celebration ...
The gay pride of Miami Beach. The parade route will run from 5th to 15th Street on Ocean Drive, ending at the Miami Beach Pride Festival and Expo. Miami Beach Pride is a weeklong 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.

Rubbout

Vancouver, Canada

Explore, Experience, Engage… Illuminate Join us for Rubbout, the longest running gay rubber event in North America! Explore a new event format with a host hotel at its center. Experience all of...
Explore, Experience, Engage… Illuminate Join us for Rubbout, the longest running gay rubber event in North America! Explore a new event format with a host hotel at its center. Experience all of the events we have to offer over 3 days of kinky fun. Engage in learning, socializing, play, and more! Illuminate your darkest desires at Rubbout 2019!

Phoenix Gay Pride

Phoenix, AZ USA

For almost 40 years, Phoenix Pride has been organizing marches, rallies, parades, entertainment and education and outreach events to celebrate the Phoenix LGBTQ community. In 2018, over 300 corpora...
For almost 40 years, Phoenix Pride has been organizing marches, rallies, parades, entertainment and education and outreach events to celebrate the Phoenix LGBTQ community. In 2018, over 300 corporations, local business, and organizations supported the 38th Annual Phoenix Pride Festival in Phoenix. This year’s Phoenix Pride Festival will continue to be a two day celebration designed to bring our diverse LGBTQ and allied communities together for a weekend of camaraderie and celebration of our past, present and future, while raising funds for the Phoenix Pride Community Programs and educating the public about the existence and continuing civil rights battle facing our community. The Phoenix Pride Festival attracts over 40,000 attendees during the two-day celebration offering unique opportunities for marketing and exposure for businesses and organizations interested in creating relationships within the LGBTQ community. The Phoenix Pride festival features over 150 entertainment performances on 6 stages and over 300 Exhibitors showcasing a huge variety of food options, shopping opportunities, and community resources. Headliners for 2019 will be announced in January. The festival brings a variety of food vendors, as well as an Arts Expo, Main, and Community Stages, KidSpace, VIP Experience, Erotic World, and Dance Pavilion. This year we will be adding a Latin Carnival Stage in conjunction with Club Papi. Combined with participation from government officials, services, private corporations, and celebrities, the Phoenix Pride Festival continues to raise positive awareness of the Phoenix metropolitan LGBTQ community.

Sleazy Madrid

Madrid, Spain

SLEAZYMADRID is the main Spanish gathering of international fetish men which takes place in the country´s capital. A combination of bars, clubs, discos, shops, saunas and hostels are part of the pr...
SLEAZYMADRID is the main Spanish gathering of international fetish men which takes place in the country´s capital. A combination of bars, clubs, discos, shops, saunas and hostels are part of the project, organizing parties and fetish-themed activities.Top international Djs and producers consolidate the event. Sleazy Madrid is held several times a year.