Gay Pride Barcelona 2011 will be held between 18 and 28 june, the event aims to become the gay capital of the Mediterranean. The Barcelona Gay Pride 2011 is a very important event, full of joy, music, parades, hysterical contests and other activities which refer to the open, tolerant and respectful atmosphere in the city of Barcelona.

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Pride Parade Barcelona. Foto by Jordi Payà via flickr

Fortuitously San Juan and the Gay pride fall into the same week this year. Excellent time to visit Barcelona and to experience the best of the best with both feasts.

The parade´s showpiece is the pride´s parade held on Sunday the 26th starting at Plaza Universitat at 06.00 p.m. The parade will go in direction Avenida Maria Christina and this is the place where the spectacular closing party will be held. If you plan to visit Barcelona during this festival you can stay in Barcelona Gay Pride 2011 accommodation.

The 10 day event will be full of action like parties and local activities organized by clubs and bars. Friday the 24th of June the Tibidabo amusement park turns gay for a day.  There will be an exclusive Pride area with a surprise act and DJ´s performances.

There are a few official parties managed by the festival itself:

  • Miss Drag Pride: Saturday 25th, 09.00 p.m.  The election of the Queen of the Pride.
  • Foam Party: Saturdays party in the outdoor with a lot of foam around covered by different DJ´s. Starting around 11.00 p.m.
  • Closing Party: From 8.00 p.m. after the end of the parade, there will be a great party to say goodbye to Pride Barcelona 2011. Cannot be missed!

All these events will be held at Avenida Maria Cristina and is easy to reach by metro Station Espanya, Line 1 and Line 3 (red and green)

You might be interested in Holiday accommodation near the Gay Pride 2011 event.

In our Barcelona Gay-guide you can find more information which might help you finding the right places to go. It contains lists of the best restaurants, bars, clubs and afters in Barcelona, so it is just a matter of exploring! It also covers information about the gay beaches and shops in Barcelona.

The compleet program of the 2011 Gay Pride in Barcelona is not completed yet. More information can be found on their website:

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Gay Pride Barcelona. Foto by Eduardo Casal

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