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Updated March 15, 2024

May 30 - June 2, 2024

Parada do Orgulho LGBT de São Paulo is one of the biggest and most fabulous LGBTQ+ pride events in all of the Brazil.

Welcome to São Paulo Pride, where the colors of the rainbow take over the bustling streets of Brazil's vibrant metropolis! São Paulo Pride is not just your average parade; it's a spectacular, glitter-filled extravaganza that celebrates love, equality, and the LGBTQ+ community. Get ready for a journey through time as we delve into the rich history, explore the captivating festivities, and embrace the spirit of this extraordinary event.

History

The roots of São Paulo Pride can be traced back to the 1960s, a time when LGBTQ+ rights were still in their infancy and Brazil was undergoing significant social and political changes. The LGBTQ+ community, determined to make their voices heard, organized a series of small gatherings and protests in the city. Over the years, these events gained momentum and evolved into what we now know as São Paulo Pride, one of the largest Pride celebrations in the world.

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São Paulo Pride is not just a one-day affair; it is a month-long celebration known as "Pride Month" that brings together communities, organizations, and businesses to promote LGBTQ+ visibility and acceptance. It's a time to reflect on the progress made, acknowledge the challenges that lie ahead, and come together in a spirit of love, tolerance, and understanding.

As the sun rises on the day of the parade, the vibrant Avenida Paulista transforms into a kaleidoscope of colors, with thousands of revelers flooding the streets. The air is electric with excitement, as people from all walks of life come together to express their pride and show support for LGBTQ+ rights. The parade itself is a mesmerizing spectacle, featuring a vibrant array of floats, music, dance, and, of course, an abundance of glitter!

Every float is a work of art, designed to encapsulate the spirit and diversity of the LGBTQ+ community. As they wind their way through the city, each float becomes a moving masterpiece, telling a unique story and delivering a powerful message. From giant unicorns to sparkling disco balls, the creativity on display is nothing short of awe-inspiring. And let's not forget the costumes! Revelers adorn themselves in eye-catching outfits, showcasing their individuality and celebrating their true selves with style and panache.

Festivities

Beyond the parade, São Paulo Pride offers an incredible array of activities and events that cater to all tastes and interests. The city comes alive with parties, concerts, art exhibitions, and panel discussions, creating a vibrant tapestry of LGBTQ+ culture. From thought-provoking debates on human rights to electrifying performances by renowned artists, there is something for everyone during this momentous occasion.

Why Pride is Important

The heartbeat of São Paulo Pride lies not only in the extravagant parade but also in the powerful message it conveys. It serves as a reminder of the long and arduous journey towards equality that the LGBTQ+ community has faced. It pays homage to the brave individuals who fought for LGBTQ+ rights, paving the way for the freedoms enjoyed today. São Paulo Pride is a celebration of progress, unity, and the ongoing struggle for equal rights around the globe.

São Paulo Pride stands as a testament to the power of unity and the determination to create a world free from discrimination. It is a jubilant fusion of history, culture, and activism, where joy and resilience coexist in perfect harmony. So, whether you're a member of the LGBTQ+ community, an ally, or simply someone who appreciates a damn good party, São Paulo Pride invites you to join in the celebration and revel in the magic of love, diversity, and acceptance.

Best LGBTQ+ Bars in Town

RG Bar, RomeoRomeo Café, Espeto Bambu, Bar Queen, and Blue Space.

Bisexual & Gay Saunas

Sauna Penha, Sauna Ricardo Jafet, Top Man Club Sauna, and Le Rouge 80.

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The address for this event varies. To get the most up-to-date location information please visit the official website or official social media pages below.

paradasp@paradasp.org.br

Local number
011 3237 3511
Dialing from abroad
+55 11 3237 3511


Crowd

  • Asexual
  • Bears
  • BIPOC
  • Bisexual
  • Drag
  • Gay
  • Intersex
  • Lesbian
  • Queer
  • Transgender
  • Virtual

Music

  • Dance
  • DJ
  • EDM
  • Hip Hop
  • House
  • Indie
  • Latin
  • Live
  • Pop
  • R&B
  • Rock
  • Techno
  • Top 40
  • Traditional

Dates & Hours

May 30 - June 2, 2024

Thursday
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Friday
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Sunday
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