While the summer months may be host to loads of Prides, beach parties, and circuit festivals, you’d be surprised to know that Autumn also offers its fair share of gay events that pack a punch. From Berlin to Maspalomas, we round up the top gay events in Europe this season. While the temperatures may be that little bit cooler, we can assure you the party spirit will still be sizzling.
What? Maspalomas Fetish Week
Where? Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
When? October 6-14
Ready to get kinky? Pack your favorite set of undies and leave your inhibitions at home, because Maspalomas Fetish Week is happening this October, and things are going to get naughty! Maspalomas Fetish Week is proudly the only European gay fetish event by the beach, and encourages you to feel hot, feel respected, and feel free. And with its mix of pool parties and beach festivities, you have not excuse not to feel this way.
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What? Be Wild Festival
When? October 11-14
This gay event has its name on-point, because it sure will offer something that is wild and fun! The latest addition to the portfolio of gay events curated by Delice Dream, Be Wild will take place in Torremolinos this Autumn at the Hotel Ritual. Aspiring to the maxim of ‘dance, swim, dream, and be yourself’, the event will feature nine international events, and include a Beach Party and a Delice Dream Pool Party. Think you’ve got what it takes to be wild this Autumn? Head to this party and find out.
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What? The Circus Vienna
When? October 13
While Vienna may not necessarily scream gay destination, its gay scene bursts at the seams roughly three to four times a year with a series of lively Circus Parties. This October, you can look forward to the party’s iconic Autumn edition, which will take place at Arena Club on Baumgasse Strasse. The incredible venue offers three different rooms along with an open-air section for those needing a little air. Expect a diverse line-up of acts ranging from big-name DJs, to sexy go-go dancers and drag performances.
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When? October 19
Ready to embrace your inner hustla? You can do just this for one unforgettable night in Berlin at the HustlaBall. Come with open spirits, and go big or go home. Based on the HustlaBall in San Francisco, this European addition promises the same amount of kinkiness and forbidden fantasies. Expect fetish acts, porn stars, and club-transforming installations. This year, Berlin’s HustlaBall will take place on Friday, in the city’s iconic KitKat Club. Get ready to hustle!
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What? Amsterdam Leather Pride
When? October 25-28
Into leather? Get yourself to Amsterdam for one of Europe’s most iconic Leather Prides. For fours days, the canal capital will welcome thousands of leather and fetish fans for a series of wild indoor and outdoor parties. As per usual, there will be Mister Leather elections, along with plenty of DJs, local and international live performances, and loads of dancing - naturally. So find your best - or kinkiest - leather gear and we’ll see you in Amsterdam for one incredible Pride.
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What? MALE Party
When? October 20
Florence is fabulous at the best of times, and in October this year the city will reach new highs with its MALE party. For one evening, XTRA presents this incredible party of music, dancing, and pretty boys at Viber Club. You can look forward to LED walls, a dark room, and top-notch DJs including Ben Bakson and Mauro Tomassi. MALE parties have made a name for themselves across the globe, recently hosting events in Cologne and Lisbon, and if they’re anything to go by, we know MALE Florence is going to be a hoot.
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What? La Démence 29th Anniversary Party
When? October 26-31
In terms of gay-friendly cities in central Europe, Brussels has been at the helm of the scene for many years. It legalized same-sex marriage as far back as 2000, and its charming gayborhood is spilling with LGBTQ venues catered to all tastes. It makes sense then that the city is also host to several gay parties and events throughout the year. This October, pencil in your calendar, 29th Anniversary Party of La Démence. For four nights, La Demence will be hosting a series of parties in different locations throughout the city, each offering an incredible line-up of DJs.
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What? Magical Pride at Disneyland Paris
When? October 11-14
Are you ready to experience a little magic this Autumn? Relive your childhood fantasies and be swept away into a world of dragons and castles this October at Magical Pride Disneyland. Greatdays Holidays has teamed up with Manchester Pride to bring you four fantastical-filled days to celebrate your pride. By day explore the enchanting world of Disney, and by night party the evening away at the Disney Village Drome, with entertainment provided by Manchester Pride. Get ready to be enchanted.
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