Where To Go Now: Pride Festivals and Vacations Around The World

Planning a trip to celebrate Pride this month? We at Verge have you covered with all the major happenings and places to go this summer to get your Pride freak on.

June is here, which means pride month begins. In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall riots in June of 1969, pride events, parades and festivals are happening all over the globe to celebrate LGBTQ+ people and create visibility for the community.

Pride Themed Vacations: Gay Cruises

Hoping for a way to travel to multiple Prides this summer without the annoying downtime associated with travel. Look no further than Atlantis Events, the leader in all-gay vacations. An LGBTQ+ travel company that pairs up with some of the world’s most well-loved and traveled cruise lines like Royal Caribbean and NCL to create the most fabulous Pride experiences.

The Atlantis website says, “We create a gay vacation environment and experience so unexpectedly special, in so many ways, that you have to try it to fully understand why our guests often call it ‘The Best Vacation They’ve Ever Had’.”

Also, these cruises feature a usual population of 50 percent of the passengers on board traveling alone or single. So, singles don’t beware, we at Verge assume you’ll be just fine with all those other single passengers ready to… well… that’s up to you.

Pride Festivities Schedule: Summer 2019

June 2019

June 1–30: NYC Pride — New York City, US (For the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, New York is hosting WorldPride 2019)

June 5–9: Key West Pride — Key West, Florida

June 12–15 Ibiza Gay Pride — Ibiza, Spain

June 14: Tel Aviv Pride – Tel Aviv, Israel

June 15: Pride Edinburgh — Edinburgh, UK

June 14-23: Oslo Pride — Oslo, Norway (Main parade to take place June 22nd)

June 20–29: Dublin LGBTQ Pride — Dublin, Ireland

June 22–23: Chicago Pride Fest — Chicago, Illinois

July 22–28: Happy Valley Pride — Hebden Bridge and surrounding areas, UK

June 23: Sao Paulo Pride – Sao Paolo, Brazil. One of the biggest pride festivals in the world; Rio de Janeiro Pride– Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

June 25-30: Helsinki Gay Pride — Helsinki, Finland

June 27–30: Mexico City Gay Pride 2019 — Mexico City, Mexico

June 27–July 7: Madrid Orgullo — Madrid, Spain. One of the biggest Pride gatherings in Europe.

June 28–30: Big Paris Pride 2019 — Paris, France

July 2019

July 1-14: Bristol Pride — Bristol, UK.; Pride Day is Saturday, July 13.

July 5-7: Cologne Pride — Cologne, Germany

July 6: Pride in London Parade — London, UK

July 12-14: San Diego Pride — San Diego, California

July 20–21: Lesbisch Schwules Stadtfest Berlin — Berlin, Germany

July 26-August 4: Belfast Gay Pride — Belfast, UK; Pride Day is August 3.

July 27: CSD – Berlin — Berlin, Germany. Christopher Street Day (CSD) Berlin – another one of the biggest LGBTI gatherings in Europe

July 27–August 1: Pride Amsterdam — Amsterdam, Netherlands

August 2019

August 2–4: Brighton and Hove Pride — Brighton and Hove, UK

August 4: Leeds Pride – Leeds, UK.

August 4: Vancouver Gay Pride — Vancouver, Canada

August 5-11: Prague Pride — Prague, Czech Rep

August 8-17: Reykjavík Pride — Reykjavík, Iceland.

August 8-18: Montreal Pride — Montreal, Canada

August 10: Eugene Pride — Eugene, Oregon

August 10: Pride in Surrey — Woking, UK

August 13-18: Copenhagen Pride — Copenhagen Denmark

August 17-18: Charlotte Pride — Charlotte, North Carolina

August 23–26: Manchester Pride Festival — Manchester, UK

August 23–September 2: Pride Calgary — Calgary, Canada

August 24: Cornwall Gay Pride — Cornwall, UK

August 24-25: Silicon Valley Pride — San Jose, CA

What are your plans for this Pride season? How do you show your Pride? Let us know and tag us on Twitter @VergeMagOnline.