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Amsterdam Gay Pride

Gay Pride Amsterdam



One of the biggest highlights in Reguliersdwarsstraat are the street parties to celebrate the annual Gay Pride (officially: Pride Amsterdam), which is the largest gay event in the Netherlands.


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Gay Pride in Reguliersdwarsstraat in Amsterdam






updated: 15-05-2018


Program Gay Pride 2018


Friday, August 3
& Saturday, August 4


Canal Parade

On Saturday, August 4, there's the famous carnivalesque Canal Parade. The 80 boats depart at 12.30 hrs from Oosterdok, and via Nieuwe Herengracht and Prinsengracht they will arrive around 17.00 hrs at Westerdok - note: the boats will sail in the opposite direction compared to the route in earlier years:



(click to enlarge)


> In Dutch: Former boats from Reguliers venues




Reguliersdwarsstraat

In Reguliersdwarsstraat, Gay Pride is traditionally celebrated with a Trendy Street Party and a Caribbean Street Party, both on Friday and Saturday evening:





> For all indoor parties in the street, check our Calendar



The Public Health Service (GGD) of Amsterdam provides free vaccinations against Hepatitis B: on Saturday, August 4, at hair salon El Encanto, Reguliersdwarsstraat 33.
 


Trendy Street Party

Outside the bars and the famous gay venues in the western part of the street there's a street party with lavish decorations, outside taps and a stage for DJ performances:
Friday, August 3:
19.00 - 24.00 hrs
- Line-up TBA

Saturday, August 4:
16.00 - 24.00 hrs
- Line-up TBA

Please note: When the street gets too crowded, the entrances will be closed off and the rule "10 people out, 10 people in" may be applied.

After the end of the party outside, it continues inside the various places!




EuroPride in Reguliersdwarsstraat (2016)
(click to enlarge)

 
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Caribbean Street Party

In the eastern part of Reguliersdwarsstraat, there's a tropical street party with Latin music organized by the Reality Bar. There's an outside beer tap, a poffertjes stall and a stage with live performances:
Friday, August 3:
19.00 - 24.00 hrs
- Line-up TBA

Saturday, August 4:
16.00 - 24.00 hrs
- Line-up TBA

The outside tap stays open until 01.00 hrs, and afterwards the party continues inside Reality bar until late!




Caribbean street party outside the Reality Bar (2007)







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Pictures


Here you can see some pictures of Reguliersdwarsstraat boats and street parties in previous years:





Gay Pride street party in Reguliersdwarsstraat (2012)

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Video


Here's a video impression of the 2017 Gay Pride street party in Reguliersdwarsstraat:



Pride celebrated in the western part of the street,
Friday, August 4, 2017


Click here for an overview of YouTube videos showing how Gay Pride was celebrated in earlier years!

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Elsewhere in the city



Saturday, July 28, 2018

The Amsterdam Gay Pride starts with an event at the Homomonument at Westermarkt from 11.00 till 12.00 hrs. Then, the Pride Walk departs from the Homomonument and goes to Vondelpark, where there's a special Pride Park program with a Rainbow Fair from 11.00 till 22.00 hrs.


Pride-week

For a useful overview (in Dutch) of all the scheduled open air parties during the Amsterdam Gay Pride, please click to enlarge the following document:



Sunday, August 5, 2018

The Amsterdam Gay Pride ends with a big and free closing party. Unlike previous years, this party will not be held on Rembrandt square, but on Dam square, from 14.00 - 22.00 hrs.


> See also: History of Amsterdam Gay Pride




Street party on Saturday night, August 4, 2007

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Links


- Official website: www.pride.amsterdam
- Networks: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram

- Gay events: www.amsterdamgaypride.nl + Facebook

- Closing party: www.gaypride.nl

- Wikipedia-article: Amsterdam Gay Pride
- Medium.com: 20 years Amsterdam Gay Pride

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