Biggest Pride Parades Around the World in 2021
Each June, we honour the anniversary of Stonewall Uprising: the historic event that marked the start of the modern movement for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex and asexual rights (LGBTQIA+) across the globe.
To celebrate, hundreds of Pride parades take place every year all over the world. With demonstrations, seminars, parties, marches, film festivals, concerts, parades, and more, there’s something for everyone at Pride (and at Pride, everyone is welcome). Ready to grab your rainbow flag and get your Pride on? Here’s our list of the best Pride parades around the world for 2021.
Copenhagen WorldPride Parade 2021
Copenhagen WorldPride 2021: August 12th – August 22nd, 2021
In 2021, Copenhagen Pride is the lucky host of WorldPride a world wide Pride event that celebrates a new city each year. In a massive celebration of equality and diversity, WorldPride Copenhagen will kick off with an opening ceremony on Ophelia Square on August 13th. The city’s WorldPride Square will emerge on the City Hall Square—right in the middle of Copenhagen.
Madrid Pride Parade 2021
MADO (Madrid Pride) is a colourful week-long party with concerts, parties, art, culture and sport, all taking place in Chueca: Madrid’s famous gay neighbourhood and the very centre of the city. The climax is the parade, with over 2 million attendees expected in 2021.
New York City Pride Parade 2021
New York attached nonprofit, Heritage of Pride, plans and produces the city’s first and only official LGBTQIA+ Pride events each year to commemorate the Stonewall Riots of 1969: the beginning of the modern Gay Rights movement.
Amsterdam Pride Parade 2021
Amsterdam Pride 2021: July 31st – August 8th, 2021 Amsterdam Pride is one of the biggest and most unique Pride events in the entire world. Here, look forward to street parties all weekend long and, of course, the famous Canal Parade through the historic Amsterdam Unesco canals.
London Pride Parade 2021
Pride in London is about the people, for the people. This year’s theme is Pride Jubilee, remembering fifty years of activism, protests and victories that have made the movement what it is today.
Now you are ready to grab your rainbow flag and hopefully, 2021 will allow Pride events to resume the way we remember and love to celebrate them. Don’t forget to support your local pride events that people work hard to put on. If you are unsure about any local Prides events that are close you can have a look at this pride calendar of all the pride events around the UK in 2021 and plan your 2021 Pride!