Ibiza Gay Pride is one of the largest LGBTQ events celebrated in the Balearic islands of Spain. Spain is one of the most LGBTQ-friendly countries in Europe, if not the world, so it makes sense that many of the prides taking place across different parts of the country, including Ibiza, pack a punch. Ibiza Pride first took place during the 1990s, and since then, it has continued to attract thousands of pride revelers from near and far to participate in the annual jubilant celebrations.
Usually held in June, over the course of 3-4 days, Ibiza Gay Pride comprises various events and activities catered to different people. Enjoy everything from art, exhibitions, and sport activities, to the impressive Pride Parade, and post-pride parties at various iconic Ibiza clubs including, Amnesia, Bora Bora, and Privilege. If you are a die-hard pride fan, you will be pleased to know the every year, Ibiza Pride carefully selects its dates in order to avoid clashing with other top pride events in Spain, including Madrid Pride and Barcelona Pride.
One of the highlights of Ibiza Gay Pride, however, is the open-air concert which takes place in the heart of the city's old town, by the main port. The impressive stage hosts various artists, dancers, and musicians, and is the perfect spot to experience your pride, basking in the summer sun. So if you like the idea of hitting one of the livliest gay prides in Europe, pencil in Ibiza Gay Pride - you won't be diasappointed, we're talking about Ibiza after all!
Please note that due to the global Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, Ibiza Gay Pride has been postponed.
Bear in mind that this is the event program for 2019. Stay tuned for the program for Ibiza Gay Pride 2020, coming soon. For 2019, the Ibiza Gay Pride Parade will take place in the evening of Saturday, June 15. The Parade is called the Great March for LGTBIQ Rights, and will start at 7pm from Fisherman's Guild, Ibiza Port. The parade concludes at midnight, but don't expect the party to end - this is Ibiza after all. This year, the theme for the Ibiza Gay Pride Parade is 'Love is a Human right and the Diversity a Reality', surely something inspiring enough to bring out your bells and whistles for the evening.
Pride Ibiza officially starts on June 12, with a host of parties and LGBTQ events taking place in the lead up to the Pride Parade. You can look forward to a drag performance by Britain's Got Talent star, Ruby Murry on the Wednesday, along with an incredible gay clubbing night on the Friday, called Animal Park. Following the Pride Parade on the Saturday, there will be the main Ibiza Gay Pride Party, which will transpire at B12 Gallery from midnight onwards. Dance the night away to the sounds of Berlin-based DJ, Gloria Viagra and Alex Hinohouse and celebrate your pride.
Make sure you book your accommodation in advance: the White Island really comes alive during Ibiza Gay Pride! With a jam-packed schedule and an idyllic island environment, what's not to love about Ibiza Gay Pride 2019?
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