The covid situation makes it unpredictable what Amsterdam Pride will look like. At the moment the expectation is events can take place in the second half of the year. But most probably there will be still limitations and restrictions. We present the pride program now based on previous years. We will update the site when more information is available.
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Every year in early August, Amsterdam celebrates the equality of straight, gay, lesbian and transgender people. The Canal Parade is of course the most famous event at Pride in Amsterdam. The most famous event at Pride in Amsterdam is the Canal Parade: a string of gaudily decorated boats sailing on the Prinsengracht canal and part of the Amstel. The parade is held on the first Saturday in August and draws countless visitors every year. Thousands of people stand along the canals to see the parade and celebrate equal rights for all. Tip: if you want to experience the parade, be there early to find a good place along the canal so you will have a good view. There are big parties in several places throughout the city.
Gay Pride canal parade Amsterdam - stock photo
On Saturday, Aug. Cost: Free to watch along the entire route. Note: Boats moored along the route must have a paid vignette for the occasion. It also is the largest gay pride event in the Netherlands, and one of the largest and best in the world. NOTE: Everything below this line is archived information from
Pride parades also known as pride marches , pride events , and pride festivals are outdoor events celebrating lesbian , gay , bisexual , transgender , non-binary and queer LGBTQ social and self acceptance, achievements, legal rights , and pride. The events also at times serve as demonstrations for legal rights such as same-sex marriage. The events became annual and grew internationally. In , New York and the world celebrated the largest international Pride celebration in history: Stonewall 50 - WorldPride NYC , produced by Heritage of Pride commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots , with five million attending in Manhattan alone.