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Updated June 12, 2024

Dates for the next event to be announced. Expired - June 28 - 30, 2024

Pride weekend London will be bursting with rainbow love, LGBTQ+ pride, and of course non-stop fun!

Organized by Pride in London, this dazzling extravaganza takes place in the heart of the British capital, attracting locals and travelers alike with its electrifying energy and inclusive spirit. If you're seeking an unforgettable experience in gay travel, look no further than Pride weekend London.

History

London Pride traces its roots back to 1972 when the first march was held in the city, making it one of the oldest Pride events in the world. Since then, it has grown into an iconic celebration of love, diversity, and equality, attracting a diverse audience that includes gay, lesbian, transgender, queer, and ally communities. This inclusive nature makes London Pride a must-visit event for anyone seeking to embrace LGBTQ+ culture and immerse themselves in the vibrant atmosphere of the city.

Pride Details

The festivities kick off with a spectacular parade that winds its way through the streets of central London. Prepare to be dazzled by colorful floats, flamboyant costumes, and joyous revelers waving flags emblazoned with rainbows and equality symbols. The parade showcases the strength and unity of the LGBTQ+ community, while also celebrating the progress made in the fight for equal rights. Join the cheering crowds lining the route, and feel the excitement in the air as the procession passes by, spreading love and acceptance with every fabulous step.

Highlights of Pride

Following the parade, the celebration continues in the iconic Trafalgar Square, where a vibrant festival takes place. The square comes alive with live music performances, dance parties, art installations, and a wide array of food and drink stalls. Immerse yourself in the pulsating beats, let your hair down, and dance to your heart's content. This festive atmosphere pulses with love and provides a perfect opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals, forge new friendships, and celebrate the power of unity and acceptance.

London Pride isn't just about revelry; it encompasses a range of events throughout the week leading up to the main parade. From thought-provoking discussions and workshops on LGBTQ+ rights to art exhibitions and theater performances exploring queer narratives, there's something for everyone to enjoy. These pre-pride events create a space for dialogue, education, and empowerment, highlighting the continued importance of fighting for equality and inclusivity.

Things To Do in London

As the sun sets on this magnificent celebration, make sure to explore the city's vibrant LGBTQ+ scene. London boasts a plethora of gay-friendly bars, clubs, and venues that cater to all tastes. Whether you're in the mood for a cozy pub, a trendy cocktail bar, or a wild night of dancing, the city has it all. Embrace the freedom to express yourself, revel in the welcoming atmosphere, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Popular Gay Bars & Clubs

If you are looking for hot spots around London, check out these places around town - King’s Arm, Village, The Cock Tavern, A:M afterhours, and Admiral Duncan.

Bisexual and Gay Saunas

Feeling adventurous? Try out the gay and bisexual saunas - Legs 800 Club, The Locker Room, and E15 Club.

Other Gay Events

Popular events around pride that usually have special pride parties are WE Party London and Horse Meat Disco.

Hotels in London

For hotels, stay at - Piccadilly Hotel, The Z Hotel Soho, Hazlitt’s, The Soho Hotel, and W London Leicester Square

So, pack your bags, don your most fabulous outfit, and make your way to London Pride, the ultimate celebration of love, diversity, and equality. Join thousands of LGBTQ+ individuals and allies as they come together to spread joy and acceptance. London Pride is not just an event, it's a testament to the strength and resilience of the LGBTQ+ community. Don't miss out on this unforgettable experience! London Pride awaits you, cheers!

Festival - June 28 - 30

London Pride is massive! The festival is focused around a few areas around London. Soho is where many of the LGBTQ+ bars and restaurants are located, then Vauxhall is where the late night parties and after hours clubs are, and the fabulous after parade festivities are hosted at Trafalgar Square. Get ready to see some of the hottest British and international acts and DJs after the parade, and drink some caffeine, because the parties go late! 

Parade - Saturday June 29

With over 30,000 participants and up to 1,000,000 eager spectators, this parade is the epitome of fabulousness. The London Pride parade struts its stuff from Baker Street all the way to Whitehall, covering a distance that's so massive, by the time the front reaches Whitehall, the back is still partying it up on Baker Street! Talk about an endless rainbow extravaganza. After the parade ends, the festivities will continue at Trafalgar Square, so get ready to party!

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Trafalgar Square
London
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info@prideinlondon.org

Local number
0844 344 5428
Dialing from abroad
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Crowd

  • Asexual
  • Bears
  • Bisexual
  • Drag
  • Fetish
  • Gay
  • Intersex
  • Leather
  • Lesbian
  • Muscle
  • Queer
  • Transgender

Music

  • Dance
  • DJ
  • EDM
  • Hip Hop
  • House
  • Live
  • Pop
  • R&B
  • Rock
  • Top 40

Dates & Hours

Dates for the next event to be announced. Expired - June 28 - 30, 2024

Friday
June 28
 
 
Saturday
June 29
 
 
Sunday
June 30
 
 
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