The festival attracts several hundred-thousand visitors each year and is one of the largest publicly held annual events in the Netherlands. Log in Join Recently viewed Bookings Inbox. Excellent display of boats from all walks of life. TripAdvisor has been notified. Thousands of people stand along the canals to see the parade and celebrate equal rights for all. Make sure you book your hotel in time.
I have been to may gay pride events, but what sets this one aside is the fact that the whole city comes together.
Amsterdam Gay Pride Canal Parade 2019
The parade is held on the first Saturday in August and draws countless visitors every year. Reviewed August 8, just amazing. Just all out fun. Then we were on the west side Westerdok at the terminous. In recently years many Dutch and international companies have had their own floats at the parade, proudly showing off their commitment to diversity.
While Holland, and Amsterdam in particular, is known for its tolerance, in recent years changes in Dutch society have been cause for concern. See here a map of the route and the participating boats. Amsterdam will be full of gay parties this weekend. Powered by Weather Underground. The Amsterdam gay pride parade includes 80 decorated party boats filled party-minded gays, lesbians and friends.