Stay in the “Old Centre” of Amsterdam where you will be close to all the bars and clubs. Book early and get a room with a parade view!
Pride on a Canal, only in Amsterdam!
The canal parade is one of the most famous events of the Gay Pride Amsterdam. A total of 80 LGBTI-organization show off in a festive manner for what they stand and fight for every first Saturday of August.
This year the canal parade will be on Saturday August 4th. The floats will start their route in the Westerdok and will finish via the Prinsengracht, Amstel, Nieuwe Herengracht into the Oosterdok. The first float leaves at the Prinsengracht at 14.00h and the the last float will close the parade at the end around 18.00h.
The 6 kilometers canal route provides visitors enough space to have a good view of the complete parade.
Gay Map of Amsterdam
Gay Bars and clubs in Amsterdam are spread across the city in 3 distinct areas, each offering a unique flavor of gay life in the city, from trendy to leather and fetish to traditional!
Video Of Amsterdam Gay Pride
Highlights of Amsterdam’s Gay Pride Celebrations.
Recommended Hotels in Amsterdam
There are several distinct gay districts in Amsterdam, all located quite close to eachother. The street of Reguliersdwarsstraat is mainstream and busy at the weekend. Nearby are the Amstel street and Kerkstraat. Finally Warmoesstraat is home to the famous gay cruise bars and fetish shops.