Copenhagen Pride Festival 2018
COPENHAGEN PRIDE FESTIVAL 2018
Come along to Copenhagen Pride 2018 and be part of the city’s biggest celebration and most outrageous party! All you need to do is get your wristband for 50DKK to support Pride and enjoy your drinks in Pride Square. And of course get yourself to the parade on Saturday!!
If you love to party then you won’t want to miss the annual Gay Pride celebration from 14-19th August 2018 in Copenhagen.
With a programme that includes free concerts, workshops, debates and of course parties, then make sure you get along to Pride 2018 to enjoy a celebration of all things LGTB and also takes a serious look at political and social issues with LGTB rights in Denmark and worldwide. Copenhagen Pride hits a peak with a high-energy parade through some of the city’s coolest areas - this is a highlight for all those celebrating and a great place to join in - in the company of thousands of your newest friends!
Pride is a very special moment in Copenhagen’s crowded party calendar and gives the city a week to celebrate gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender pride and culture, and of course to party! Pride wouldn't be possible without the sponsors that support their core beliefs - buy your wristband to show support!
Photos courtesy of copenhagenpride.dk
PRIDE WEEK 14th-18th August
There's a Drag night dedicated to Madonna!! Find out about the outrageously fun events taking place along with serious debates and workshops with the programme here
Every year, thousands of people from all over the Denmark and around the globe come together to be part of this celebration and to address some of the more serious issues affecting the LGTB community. Pride takes place in many cities around the world from Berlin to New York, but Copenhagen is one of the best - we think!! We are also proud to be the official Pride city in 2021! Just wait until we throw that party!
This year’s Pride week kicks off on the 14th August in City Square which is transformed for the event, and with a packed calendar of over 100 concerts, debates, workshops, performances and other events. It hits its peak with the Parade on the 18th - an electric 2.4 mile parade which dances it way through the city's neighbourhoods with colourful dress, big beats and some eye-popping costumes!
The line-up on the stage includes Danish artists as well as International performers, including Anne Linnet, Ida Corr, Iris Gold and L.I.G.A. Hip Hop artist Zebra Kats will be taking over the pride Stage on Saturday followed by DJ Robin Skouteris as the closing act. The official Pride party for those who like to party all night long is at Pumpehuset in Studiestræde.
Again the City Hall Square is transformed to Pride Square from Tuesday 14th August with live music acts taking to the stage. Don't miss the Saturday night show with Zebra Kats and DJ Robin Skouteris! Pride Square is also the place to find stall related to LGTB issues and other sponsors and partners, open daily from 12 you can meet LGBT Danmark, AIDS-Fondet, Sabaah, Homoware, Wella, New York Pride, Stolichnaya, Barefoot Wine, LO & FTF and Cock’s & Cows.
Whether you want to join revellers at the Pride Stage partying to a huge array of established and up and coming national and international music stars, or to enjoy the parade there is a world of exciting music, debate, and diversity to celebrate at this year’s Pride.
BE PART OF THE EXTRAVAGANZA
You can buy an official Copenhagen Pride wrist band, for only 50 Danish Kroner, to access loads of terrific deals and to help support this incredible event.
The city is serious about Pride transforming City Hall Square into Pride Square daily during the week-long celebration and provides a great spot for pop up shopping and information and more.
Be part of the extravaganza and join in with the wide choice of events or simply be part of the parade where people dress for fun with high octane outfits and attitudes to match!
The Parade route moves around some of Copenhagen’s coolest areas with street parties around the route from Allégade, Frederiksberg Allé, Vesterbrogade, Hammerichsgade, Jarmers Plads, Vestervoldgade ending at Pride Square (City Hall Square).
Don’t forget the official Copenhagen Pride after party! The perfect place to recover with a hangover on the last day of Pride and chill out with DJ’s, live music, film and ballet.
For more information on Pride please click here