Festivals - Let's celebrate in a gay vibe
Around the world
27 June 2022, 19:53:59
Holidays4Men have compiled a list of the biggest, best and most popular LGBT and Pride events from around the world. For each event you'll find key info, dates and locations.
Due to COVID19 - dates are subject to change and cancellations or postponements are, sadly, possible. Before you pack your bags, be sure to check with the local organiser.
27th Feb, 2022 Gay Wedding Show London
Kamden, London UK Allowing you time to chat and chill with some of the best wedding suppliers around who actively support same-sex marriage, civil partnerships and weddings.
6th Mar, 2022 Gay Wedding Show Manchester
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, One Piccadilly Place, 1 Auburn Street UK It have always proven to be a great - packed with fun, ideas and vibrancy.
8-14th Mar, 2022 FemFest Brighton
Brighton, West Sussex UK Brighton's female, trans and non-binary led arts festival celebrating International Women's Day each year.
10-13th Jun, 2022 Femme Fest Pike Hall, Nr Matlock UK FemmeFest is UK's best Music/Dance festival for LBTQ women.
25th Jun Two Brewers Street Party 2022
Two Brewers Street Party an annual gay event in London which bring together thousand of men's ready for partying with live music, drinking and dancing from early in the afternoon till late in the evening. This great event is a good oportunity for meeting other membes of the community and having fun together.
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8-10th Jul, 2022 Sparkle Weekend Sackville Gardens, Gay Village UK Sparkle Weekend is organised by The National Transgender Charity.
9th Jul, 2022 Summertime Live Brighton
Brighton Race Course, Freshfield Road UK A one-day festival experience full of amazing live music, DJs, food, drinks and an unforgettable orchestral performance of your favourite dance anthems…
18th Sep, 2022 Gay Wedding Show London Autumn
Holiday Inn Camden Lock, 30 Jamestown Road, Camden UK London Gay Wedding Shows have always proven to be a great, intimate and vibrant shows.
25th Sep, 2022 Gay Wedding Show Manchester Autumn
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, One Piccadilly Place, 1 Auburn Street UK Allowing you time to chat and chill with some of the best wedding suppliers around who actively support same-sex marriage, civil partnerships and weddings for open-minded couples.
Milkshake Festival - Date isn't announced yet
Amsterdam, North Holland Netherlands This is in accordance with the new regulation reached by various trade organizations in the cultural sector, the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Dutch Authority for Consumers & Markets.
Pinkster Tennis Tournament Date isn't announced yet
Amsterdam, North Holland Netherlands We are an official club of the Royal Dutch Lawn Tennis Association (KNLTB). We have approximately 275 club members covering all the different gender and sexual identities and nationalities from all over the world.
June, 2022 The Midsummer Canal Festival
Utrecht, Utrecht Netherlands Midsummer gives you the opportunity to see some of the world’s finest progressive rock bands take to the stage at the beautiful open air amphitheatre in Valkenburg, The Netherlands.
July, 2022 The Pink Kermis (Roze Maandag/Pink Monday)
Tilburg, North Brabant Netherlands Pink Monday festival in Tilburg in the southern part of the Netherlands.
Amsterdam, North Holland Netherlands GAY SPEEDDATE UTRECHT 25-40 JAAR DATE 20 MANNEN OP ÉÉN AVOND. GAY SPEEDDATE UTRECHT 25-40 JAAR DATE 20 MANNEN OP ÉÉN AVOND.
25th Dec, 2022 Pink Christmas
Amsterdam, North Holland Netherlands Christmas Day itself is a much quieter day in The Netherlands, with a Church Service and family meal.
20th Jul, 2022 Pink Wednesday
Nijmegen, Gelderland Netherlands Pink Wednesday is one of the largest LGBTIQ+ events in the Netherlands! Nijmegen is the rainbow capital of our country every third Wednesday of July, on the second day of the Four Day Marches and the fifth day of the Four Days Marches. Pink Wednesday falls on Wednesday 20 July in 2022.
11-13th Feb, 2022 The Outing Festival
The Inn at Dromoland, County Clare Ireland The Outing Festival is a Not-for-profit Queer Arts, Music & Matchmaking Festival. We welcome everyone to our festival!
July - Aug, 2022 GAZE International LGBT Film Festival Dublin
Dublin Ireland It has become Ireland's largest LGBT film event, and the country's biggest LGBT gathering aside from Dublin Pride.
October, 2022 Mr Gay Ireland
Dublin Ireland Mr Gay Ireland is an annual contest for gay men, with regional heats held in gay venues around Ireland, with a grand final held in late October.
19-26th Mar, 2022 European Gay Ski Week
French Alps, Auvergne Rhone Alpes France European Gay Ski Week, the largest LGBT+ skiing and boarding event in Europe, will be taking over the resorts of Arc 2000 and Arc 1950.
May / June, 2022 Fierté Ours Paris
Paris, Ile de France France IERTÉ OURS PARIS Le rendez-vous International Bear de Paris proposé par les Ours de Paris l'association bear parisienne.
Paris, Ile de France France
April - May, 2022 In&Out
Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur France A Nice association created in 2009, Les Ouvreurs organizes and animates interventions in schools, meetings and training, with adults working in contact with young audiences. A cultural film event called "IN&OUT" is also organized every year in Nice, Cannes and Toulon.
Grenoble, Isère France The screening of films that are rarely distributed in France is the festival's raison d'être, it also aims to play a part in the evolution of mentalities in the acknowledgement and respect of differences with a challenging film selection
July, 2022 Solidays
Paris France Solidays is a French annual music festival that takes place at the Longchamp Racecourse in Paris at the end of June.
October, 2022 L'Existrans
Paris France Architectes Sans Frontières. Face aux inégalités et aux mécanismes de ségrégation et d’exclusion présents dans l’espace habité en France comme à l’étranger, l’association Architectes Sans Frontières (ASF) se propose de
4-9th May, 2022 Darklands Antwerpen
Waagnatie, Rijnkaai 150, 2000, Flanders Belgium Darklands offers the most amazing party experiences. New in 2022 are our dance after parties at Club Cargo (Red & blue) on Friday, Saturday and Sunday night.
30th Jul- 6th Aug, 2022 La Demance
Brussels, Belgium Belgium La Demence offers two big dance floors, one smaller dancefloor on the top floor next to the cruisy darkroom. Many muscled guys from all over Europe create a steamy mood.
Jan, 2022 Brussels Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Brussels, Belgium Belgium Enjoy the best of both worlds: Film & Festival News, exploring the best of the film festivals community.
25-28th Aug, 2022 Pink Lake Festival
Portschach am Worthersee, Carinthia Austria With the expected visitors from Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Slovenia, UK and other countries, this festival is certain to become a great international event.
October, 2022 MIX Copenhagen - LesbianGayBiTrans Film Festival
Copenhagen Denmark MIX Copenhagen LesbianGayBiTransQueer+ Film Festival is one of the oldest LGBTQ+ film festivals in the world.
Turku, Helsinki, Tampere, Oulu, Jyväskylä Finland Vinokino is a film festival in rainbow colours. As the only film festival in Finland exclusively portraying stories around sexual and gender minorities, it has a wide range of films – documentaries, short films, comedies, drama, and more. Most of the films are in English.
November, 2022 TransHelsinki
Helsinki Finland välisenä aikana. TransHelsinki-tapahtumia järjestävät muun muassa Dreamwear Club ry, Trasek ry, Trans ry, Non-Binary Voices / Ei-binäärisiä ääniä, Isio ry, Transfeminiinit ry, Tratu ry, Sateenkaariperheet ry, Amnestyn Internationalin Suomen osasto ja
1-4th Sep, 2022 Reykjavik Bear
Reykjavik Iceland Reykjavik Bear is run by the cubs of Bears on Ice and is a natural continuation of the festival which ran for 16 years. Our only goal is to make a beartastic event to unite all bears and bear enthusiasts of the world to celebrate our community.
January, 2022 Rainbow Reykjavík
Reykjavík Iceland We've welcomed guests from countries all over the world, including the USA, Canada, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden and Norway to name a few.
September, 2022 Bears on Ice
Reykjavík Iceland It is a friendly social event where you get you meet and mingle with like-minded guys and make friends from all over the world.
December, 2022 Pink December
Reykjavík Iceland It is Pink Iceland's LGBT winter festival.
March / April, 2022 German Mr. Leather
Berlin Germany We look forward to welcoming you together with the Berlin community to one of the largest European fetish meetings.
June, 2022 Lesbian and Gay City Festival
Berlin Germany The Lesbian and Gay City Festival (Lesbisch-Schwules Stadtfest) in Berlin is Europe's largest street festival for lesbians and gays.
Feb / Mar, 2022 Röschen Sitzung
Cologne Germany Die Künstler*innen der Röschen Sitzung bringen ein verrücktes Feuerwerk ihrer besten Nummern auf die Bühne des GLORIA
September, 2022 Run For More Time
Frankfurt am Main Germany This year there is unfortunately no accompanying festival on the Opernplatz - our focus is on the pure run. So everything stays different – we look forward to seeing you like Bolle! And the most important thing
September, 2022 Gay Oktoberfest at Bräurosi
Munich Germany Los visitantes gays estarán especialmente servidos en la carpa Bräurosi el primer domingo del Oktoberfest, cuando esta carpa celebra el Domingo Gay.
30th Jul- 6th Aug, 2022 The Cruise Rome to Athens Italy The time has come to finally celebrate the 10th Anniversary aboard the elegant Regal Princess, one of the best ships at Princess Cruises, a premium cruise line.
June, 2022 Skeive dager
Oslo Norway Oslo Pride er Norges største feiring av skeiv kjærlighet og mangfold. En ti-dagers festival hvor alle kan være akkurat den de er
September, 2022 Stavanger på skeivå
Stavanger Norway Stavanger på skeivå Twenty years young, Stavanger på skeivå is southwest Norway's principal festival for promoting local and international solidarity, openness, inclusion and diversity.
26th Mar - 3th Apr, 2022 Bear Carnival
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria Spain Most European LGBT beach destinations are located in the sunny Spain, such as Sitges, Ibiza and Gran Canaria. In the latter case, this includes a nice subtropical, summer-like weather… even in mid Winter!
28th Apr - 2nd May, 2022 SleazyMadrid Centre, Madrid Spain SleazyMadrid is the most important electronic music gay fetish festival in Southern Europe, consisting of three different dates a year.
6-14th Aug, 2022 Circuit Festival Barcelona, Catalonia Spain ircuit Festival means discovering the best music on earth, meeting with friends from all over the world and making new ones, celebrating cultural and affective diversity, discovering a city that has an endless leisure and cultural offer, visiting beautiful beaches and incredible places… But, above it all, we want Circuit Festival to be the place where your dreams can come true.
2-11th Sep, 2022 Bears Sitges Week Bear Village Spain The Bears Sitges Week (In normal celebrations) is an event that usually lasts 10 days, we call it Bears Week since for a week (coinciding with September 11) we open the world famous Bear-Village in front of the sea.
24th Feb - 2nd Mar, 2022 Sitges Gay Carnival Sitges, Spain Spain Sitges Carnival officially begins when the King of Carnival arrives into town and ends when he leaves on Ash Wednesday the first day of Lent.
July, 2022 Barcelona Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Barcelona, Catalonia Spain Best Picture Winners Best Picture Winners Golden Globes Emmys STARmeter Awards San Diego Comic-Con New York Comic-Con Sundance Film Festival Toronto Int'l Film Festival Awards Central Festival Central All Events. Celebs.
Madrid, Spain Spain La realidad vivida en Madrid dista mucho de las trabas que Mr. Gay Pride España se ha encontrado durante los miles de kilómetros recorridos para encontrar a los mejores candidatos por toda la geografía nacional.
Madrid, Spain Spain MAD. BEAR was born in the autumn of 2001 to promote the bear environment in Madrid and organize the kdd, which, from that year, would begin to be known by the same name of the association.
June, 2022 OlaGirls, the Lesbian Mediterranean Getaway
Calpe, Alicante Spain OlaGirls Getaway is an opportunity for thousands of lesbians, who are older than 35, to share, learn, have fun and enjoy the Mediterranean culture, climate and natural surroundings in Calpe (Alicante).
Stockholm Sweden Mr Gay Sweden is a beauty pageant for gay Swedes. The contest is held at Berns in Berzelii Park, in Stockholm, Sweden.
Stockholm Sweden The largest Pride festival of its kind in Scandinavia. Stockholm Pride is a week-long celebration of everything LGBT in the pristine streets of Sweden’s capital.
July, 2022 International Swedish Gay Camp
Swedish nature site, close to the Baltic Sea Sweden International Swedish Gay Camp is a camp for gay and bisexual men held every summer in a lake-front campsite outside of Stockholm in Sweden.
September, 2022 Lisbon Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
Lisbon, Estremadura Portugal The Lisbon Gay & Lesbian Film Festival is one of the most important European forums of international LGBT film/video.
22-29th Jan, 2022 Arosa Gay Ski Week
, Graubunden Switzerland Hundreds of gay men and women travel annually to Arosa, Switzerland in January, for the friendly week-long celebration, supported by locals and the community. Everyone’s invited! Sport Studs, Lipstick Lesbians, Cute Twinks, Hot Daddies and Keen Snow Bunnies come together from every corner of the world.
July, 2022 Zurich Lake Crossing
Zurich Switzerland Rainbow Sport Zurich - That's more than 400 people who keep fit together in over ten sports. For us, the focus is on community: meet new people who share your interests and enthusiasm for sports.
31st July, 2022 Jungle Gay Mousse Party
Lausanne Switzerland Before blowing out the 10 candles of the famous Circuit Festival and setting Barcelona on fire, head to the MOA Club of Geneva to launch the summer festivities.
5-12th Jun, 2022 Costa Rica Resort
Andaz Papagayo, Guanacaste Costa Rica VACAYA Oasis @ Andaz Papagayo captures the magic of Costa Rica’s pristine natural beauty with breathtaking views of Culebra Bay as we immerse you in the country’s iconic tropical rainforest.
23-30th Jan, 2022 Whistler Pride and Ski Festival
Aava Whistler Hotel + Whistler Conference Centre Canada Join Whistler Pride at the Aava Whistler Hotel for Whistler Pride 2022. Many of their guests have enjoyed the warm hospitality that the Aava team is known for.
10-17th Jan, 2022 Caribbean Cruise
Fort Lauderdale, Florida USA Sailing 7 nights from convenient Fort Lauderdale on the beautiful and fully-revolutionized Celebrity Millennium, we’re taking you deeeeeeep into the Southern Caribbean to explore two of the most idyllic islands in the world – Aruba and Curaçao!
16-23th Jan, 2022 Aspen Gay Ski Week
Aspen, Colorado USA Aspen Gay Ski Week (AGSW) is the oldest annual, week-long gay ski event in the nation. A model for other gay ski weeks
19-23th Jan, 2022 Winter Rendezvous Gay Ski Week
The Top Notch Resort & Spa, Vermont USA Get ready to Grab Your Balls and Bowl at the opening party, booze it up at the Bonfire Cocktail Reception, get wet n wild with DJ Keith James at the Pool Party, laugh your ass off with Dina Martina, raise money for H2B at Drag Bingo with host House of LeMay and dance like nobody has to worry about Covid-19 at the Blow Out Dance Party with DJ Steve Sidewalk!
20th Feb, 2022 Gay8 Festival
Little Havana, Miami USA Gay8 Festival is the largest Hispanic, LGBTQ music, food, and art fun fest in the nation with over 60,000 attendees in 2018!
23-27th Feb, 2022 Utah Gay Ski Week
Main Street, Park City USA Utah Gay Ski Week are desperate for safe ways to come together, as friends and as a community. And participating in outdoor activities in amazing natural destinations is the safest way to play at this point.
24-28th Feb, 2022 International Bear Convergence
Palm Springs, California USA International Bear Convergence (IBC) is the premier winter event for Bears in Palm Springs, California, welcoming thousands of frisky, bears, muscle bears, cubs, chasers, chubs, admirers & their fans to have the time of their lives!
1st Mar, 2022 Gay Mardi Gras New Orleans
French Quarter, Louisiana USA Gay Mardi Gras is without a doubt the most outrageous gay and lesbian event in New Orleans, second only to the annual Southern Decadence Weekend Celebration in the number of gay and lesbian revellers.
2-8th Mar, 2022 Winter Party Festival Miami
South Beach, Miami USA Winter Party Festival is an annual, week-long celebration of music, dance, and community, produced to raise critical funds for the LGBTQ community.
16-20th Mar, 2022 Mammoth Gay Ski Week
High Sierras and Mammoth Lakes, California USA The 20th Annual Mammoth Gay Ski Week returns to the High Sierras and Mammoth Lakes, California. Our core mission remains the same after 18 years: “2,500 riders. 12 major parties. 0 attitude.
29th Apr - 1st May, 2022 White Party Palm Springs
Palm Springs, California USA White Party Palm Springs is the largest gay circuit party in the United States and typically attracts more than 30,000 attendees during the Coachella Valley's spring season.
5-9th May, 2022 Purple Party
Purple Foundation, Dallas USA Purple Foundation raises funds for local organizations that work to improve the overall quality of life, health, wellness, and future of the Dallas LGBTQIA+ community.
26-30th May 2022 International Mr Leather
The Congress Hotel and Convention Center, Florida USA Our traditions will continue with the expansive market filled with vendors from around the globe and of course you can’t forget the unforgettable Victory Party and must attend Black and Blue Ball.
26-30th May 2022 Sizzle Miami
Miami, Florida USA Created in 2002 by Dwight Powell in Miami, Florida, Sizzle has grown to become America’s most celebrated and anticipated urban gay event in an atmosphere unparalleled to none.
31th May - 6th Jun, 2022 Gay Days
Avanti Palms Resort, Florida USA The theme is 'Gay Days Disco Inferno' at the Avanti Palms Resort.
2-6th Jun, 2022 One Magical Weekend
Walt Disney World, Florida USA 2022 will mark the 30th year that the LGBTQ+ Community has journeyed to Orlando to freely express themselves.
4-6th Jun, 2022 Big Gay Orlando Weekend
Lake Eola Park, Florida USA Come Out With Pride, Inc. is an all-volunteer non-profit organization inspired to make an impact in Orlando’s LGBTQ+ community.
11-17th Sep, 2022 Women Fest Key West
Various locations, Florida USA Key West welcomes women from across the globe to an annual celebration that has become one of the largest gatherings of lesbians and friends in North America's Womenfest!
June, 2022 Nuuk Pride
Greenland A colourful and festive occasion, it combines political issues with concerts, films and a parade and different arrangements.
Antarctica Cruise Buenos Aires Argentina No matter where you’ve been or what you’ve seen on previous travels, Antarctica is different from every other destination on the planet.
Buenos Aires Argentina It has become a reference Film Festival for many others throughout Latin America.
25th Feb - 5th Mar, 2022 Rio Carnival
Across the city, Rio de Janeiro Brazil This will let you know where the best parties and the coolest events are being held. Most of the fun for the gay crowd can be had at night in the nightclubs.
São Paulo Brazil The selection of entries is done by a committee of people connected to the areas of cinema, visual and performing arts, journalism, advertising, academics, social policy, and/or the LGBTQ+ universe.
Rio de Janeiro Brazil It is a major annual film festival in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, dedicated to the screening of a wide range of contemporary LGBTQIA+ films.
June, 2022 Marcha del Orgullo Gay
Santiago, Calama, La Serena, Talca, Concepción and Puerto Montt Chile The Movilh emerged at a time when homophobia and transphobia was total in all spheres of society, when homosexuality was typhed as a crime by the State and when only a handful of people supported the cause and much less recognized being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transsexual, being the debate of sexual diversity hegemonized by psychologists, psychiatrists and priests, while being homophobic or transphobic was considered a positive "value".
June, 2022 AMOR Festival amorfestival.com Santiago Chile AMOR Festival is an Internacional de Cine LGBT+ in Chile.
July, 2022 Semana de la Visibilidad Lésbica y Bisexual
Santiago Chile Its creator was the journalist and activist Erika Montecinos Urrea who rescued the name of a radio space that she hosted in the program Ama Zonas on the defunct Radio Tierra. Later, the digital magazine went to print format and the new RSMagazine was able to become a reality in the first quarter of 2008 being distributed throughout Chile,
September, 2022 Marcha por la Diversidad Sexual
Santiago Chile El Movimiento por la Diversidad Sexual remonta sus inicios con la fundación del Movimiento de Liberación Homosexual, MOVILH histórico, en 1991.
October, 2022 International LGBTI Film Festival (CINE MOVILH)
Santiago Chile MOBILE CINEMA is the first Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ+) Film Festival in Chile, as well as the largest and widest sample of films with themes of sexual diversity produced in our country.
October, 2022 Marcha por la Diversidad Sexual
Chile Already with two years of experience on struggles for sexual diversity in the Tarapacá region and part of the great north of Chile, Fadise has earned the position as one of the strongest social organizations in the north that goes in support of the LGBTI community (lesbian, gay, bisexual, Trans and Intersex).
June, 2022 Marcha de la Ciudadania LGBT
October, 2022 Semana de la Diversidad Sexual y de Géneros
Bogotá Colombia La Semana de la Diversidad Sexual y de Géneros tiene como objetivo buscar el reconocimiento de la diversidad en las orientaciones sexuales y en las identidades de género
September, 2022 Queenstown Gay Ski Week
Queenstown New Zealand Winter Pride is a festival in a small town with a bold heart that celebrates love, community, diversity, visibility, safety and inclusion. It is a festival that encourages locals and visitors alike to come together and celebrate their diversity.
19-23th Jan, 2022 Coastal Twist Festival
Woy Woy, Ettalong Beach, Gosford and Umina Beach, New South Wales Australia Multiple Central Coast hubs come alive with free and ticketed events to suit all ages and abilities.
23th Jan - 13th Feb 2022 Midsumma Festival
Alexandra Gardens, Melbourne Australia Midsumma Festival’s program comprises a curated Midsumma Presents line-up plus the community-driven Open-Access stream, to share with you the lived experiences of those voices at the margins, the expression of queer history, and the celebration of new ideas and stories that come to life through world-class art and performance.
18th Feb - 6th Mar, 2022 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras
Sydney, New South Wales Australia A bustling extravaganza that brings Sydney to a standstill and shines a global spotlight on LGBTQI lives, culture, communities and creativity.
20th Feb, 2022 Mardi Gras Fair Day
Sydney Park, New South Wales Australia Fair Day is an important event to connect LGBTQI+ groups and organisations with the wider community, and although you won’t be able to meet them in person at Victoria Park in 2021, we wanted to provide you with a resource, so you can still reach out and connect. Below, we have pulled together helpful links to our past Fair Day stallholders and to the groups that had expressed interest in being a stallholder next year.
24-27th Feb, 2022 Port Douglas Hot & Steamy Festival
Port Douglas, Queensland Australia Travelling from overseas or locally, the event has been developed by a group of gay Port Douglas business owners and friends who want to showcase our stunning town and region to our broader community
10-14th Mar, 2022 ChillOut Daylesford
Darlinghurst, Victoria Australia ChillOut, Australia’s number one Queer Country Pride festival, is held in the gay capital of regional Victoria – Daylesford - in the Hepburn Shire.
12th Mar, 2022 Wagga Mardi Gras
Victory Memorial Gardens, Wagga Australia Wagga Mardi Gras aims to raise the visibility of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex communities in the Riverina, providing an opportunity to express their creativity and celebrate their identity.
24-28th Mar, 2022 Broken Heel Festival 1
Palace Hotel, New South Wales Australia The Broken Heel Festival is a fabulous five-day festival which celebrates the theatrical anniversary of "Priscilla Queen of the Desert" at her spiritual home; The Palace Hotel and the township of Broken Hill, NSW, Australia.
8-12th Sep, 2022 Broken Heel Festival 2
Palace Hotel, New South Wales Australia 2022’s Festivals will bring you headline performances from our nation's best Showgirls, Bio Queens, Drag Queens, Drag Kings and DJ's representing every corner of Australia's diverse community.
May, 2022 International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia & Transphobia Durban Beach Walk
Durban Beach Front South Africa A march for LGBT Freedom of Expression, which will take place along the city’s beachfront.
Aug / Sep, 2022 Durban Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal South Africa We are the oldest operational, and city-based, LGBTIQ film festival in Africa, held annually since 2011, taking place in late September.
November, 2022 Mr Gay World South Africa
Gauteng South Africa The Mr Gay World South Africa competition strives to be a mentor in grooming gay leaders that will advance gay human rights both locally and throughout the world.
May, 2022 Pink Loerie Mardi Gras
Knysna, Western Cape South Africa The main purpose of Pink Loerie Foundation is to assist the greater Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ+) community, in supporting causes and charitable events, providing education and awareness programs including tourism, and creating an ethos of care within the community and beyond and raising awareness of the long-term, damaging effects of bullying, all forms of violence and hate crimes including corrective rape.
11-19th Nov, 2022 Gay Games 11 Hong Kong
Hong Kong Stadium Hong Kong Across 36 sports including Dragon Boat Racing, Dodgeball, eSports, and Trail Running. Gay Games 11 will welcome 12,000 participants and 75,000 spectators for 9 days of sport, arts and culture.
3-5th Jun, 2022 Circuit Asia Weekend
Pattaya Beach, Chon Buri Thailand Circuit festival Asia Weekend is produced by the creators of Asia’s biggest parties: White Party Bangkok & S2O Songkran Music Festival in collaboration with the producers of Circuit Festival Barcelona.
Sep / Oct, 2022 LGBT Civil Rights Movement Film Festival
October, 2022 Taiwan International Queer Film Festival (TIQFF)
Taipei City, Kaoshiung City and Taichung City Taiwan The Film Festival is only possible with government support, corporate sponsorship, and, most importantly, the countless friends and volunteers who have made themselves available to work toward this cause.