Barcelona Gay Pride 2021

Over 250,000 people attended Barcelona’s last Gay Pride and this year is set to be even bigger with an estimated 280,000+ attending, making it one of the biggest gay events in Barcelona.

  • Event Dates

    From: Saturday, Jun 19th, 2021
    To: Sunday, Jun 27th, 2021

  • Key Higlights

    • The Parade
    • The Main Stage
    • The party’s
    • The gay Village

Scorching Summer Pride in the Catalan Capital!

PRIDE Barcelona takes place in the heart of the city on Avenida María Cristina, home to the world famous dancing-fountains. The mythical avenue provides the perfect backdrop for pride. The venue will become the heart of PRIDE BCN on the final Friday and Saturday of June and will have three main spaces:

  • PRIDE VILLAGE with LGTBI associations, talks, activities and of course a large restaurant area with food trucks and other attractions;
  • PRIDE KIDS with family friendly activities;
  • MAIN STAGE with music, dance competitions, competitions between the best Drag Queens, Djs and performances of artists from the national and international scene.

On Friday, the traditional “Heels Race” will take place on Avenida María Cristina, for which no prior registration is required. At 7.30pm, the program of concerts and parties will officially begin. At 9pm, the “Barcelona Drag Race” will start, the show competition in which the best Drags will compete to be crowned as the “Queen of the Pride”.

On Saturday, international DJs play on stage together with world famous guest acts and local performers.

When is Barcelona Gay Pride Parade?

The Parade typically takes place on the last Saturday in June, at 5pm,

What is the Pride Parade Route?

The march begins at the Parc de les Tres Xemeneies and makes its way through Paral.lel Avenue. The parade ends at María Cristina at around 7:00 p.m where the party continues late into the night.

Where to stay during Barcelona Pride

We have included hotels and apartments around the gay area that have good revues and keep you in the heart of all the fun,

Hotel Cram,   Axel Hotel,   El Palace,    H10 Metropolitan,    Catalonia Plaza.

Alternatively check out the best AirBnB apartments in the Eixample district.

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Where to Stay

If you want to be in the heart of the action,
then consider staying in the Eixample district,
known locally as Gaixample and home to the
best gay bars, restaurants and hotels.

Apartments are a very popular with some
great options available offering superb
facilities and designer touches.

Barcelona’s Gay Beach, Mar Bella is located
just minutes from the city centre and the gay
bars. Hotels with beachfront views fill up well
in advance.


Video Of Gay Pride Barcelona

IDEM TV’s official coverage of the Barcelona Gay Pride

Axel Hotel Barcelona

Recommended Hotels in Barcelona

We recommend that you stay in the Eixample area where possible. Its close to everything – all the gay bars and clubs and the city’s main attractions.

El Palace, 5 Star
Old World Charm

El Palace

Hotels like this are rare in the city. Opulence abounds! Great location close to all of the bars and clubs.

H10 Metropolitan, 4 Star
Great chill out pool

H10 Metropolitan

2 minutes’ walk from Paseo de Gracia Avenue, with its boutique and designer fashion stores.

Catalonia Plaza, 4 Star
Great Value for money

Perfect location right in the heart of the city with sun terrace and spa. Books out often so grab a deal now!

Hotel Cram, 4 Star
Stylish- Perfect Location

Right in the heart of the gay district with rooftop pool, great service and a warm welcome every time.

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