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Amsterdam Gay Pride & EuroPride

Gay Pride returns in summer 2016 for a huge celebration of devotion towards equality for the gay, lesbian, transgender and intersex communities. And this year the event will be even bigger, bolder and brighter than ever before as EuroPride sets up camp in the city in honour of 20 years of Amsterdam Pride. Amsterdam Gay Pride takes place from 23 July - 7 August 2016.

Summer of Love

 In 2016, the traditional Amsterdam Gay Pride celebrations will be bolstered by 'EuroPride: Amsterdam 2016', making for an even bigger international party. Find out what to expect during the two week festival, as well as tips on where to visit, where to stay, getting around in Amsterdam and much more.

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I amsterdam pop-up information point

During EuroPride, drop by the I amsterdam pop-up information point in the Amsterdam Museum. Catering to locals and visitors alike, it's a great place to pick up programme information and flyers, buy an I amsterdam City Card or check out a variety of event merchandise. The information point is open to the public from 10:00-21:00 every day during EuroPride (23 July-7 August).

EuroPride 2016: Get inspired!

De School Gay Weekend // 29 - 31 July 2016
Demonstreer!!! // 17 June - 24 August 2016
Milkshake Festival // 30-31 July 2016
Canal Parade // 6 August 2016
EuroPride Closing Party // 7 August 2016

What's on during Amsterdam EuroPride 2016

Amsterdam Gay Pride / Europride

28/07/2016 - 07/08/2016
Amsterdam Gay Pride is a huge annual celebration of devotion towards equality for the gay, lesbian, transgender, queer and interse...

Canal Parade

Canal Parade
Amsterdam Gay Pride remains one of the best celebrations of its kind around the globe and the world-famous Canal Parade is one of ...

Milkshake Festival

30/07/2016 - 31/07/2016
Milkshake is more than your average festival: an event with a clear message, it's about respect, freedom, love and tolerance as we...

Pride Drag Queen Olympics

While enjoying this year’s EuroPride 2016 / Gay Pride Amsterdam, don’t miss the International Drag Olympics at the Homomonument in...

Pride Closing Party

Everybody comes together on the Rembrandtplein for the official closing party of EuroPride 2016 / Gay Pride Amsterdam. Enjoy the l...

EuroPride 2016 agenda

See what's happening in Amsterdam during EuroPride 2016, including official Gay Pride events, festivals, one-off parties and regular LGBT events that ...

Amsterdam Gay Pride

20 years of Amsterdam Pride

In summer 2016, Amsterdam celebrates 20 years of Amsterdam Pride by hosting EuroPride: the colossal, two-week-long pan-European event dedicated to LGB...


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Where to stay

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I amsterdam City Card

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Getting around Amsterdam

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