Barcelona’s gay district is in Eixample – know locally as Gaixample. Find the best hotel deals now!
Hot Latin Pride in the Catalan Capital!
PRIDE Barcelona returns to Avenida María Cristina. The mythical avenue will become the heart of PRIDE BCN on the final Friday and Saturday of June and will have three main spaces:
PRIDE VILLAGE with LGTBI associations, talks, activities and of course a large restaurant area with food trucks and other attractions;
PRIDE KIDS with activities and children’s elements where families are the protagonists;
MAIN STAGE with music, dance competitions, competitions between the best Drag Queens, Djs and performances of artists from the national and international scene.
On Friday, the traditional “Heels Race” will take place on Avenida María Cristina, for which no prior registration is required. At 7.30pm, the program of concerts and parties will officially begin. At 9pm, the “Barcelona Drag Race” will start, the show competition in which the best Drags will compete to be crowned as the “Queen of the Pride”.
The promotion of the sport is one of the novelties of this edition with an important appointment on Saturday from 11 am to noon with the Masterclass by Magali Dalix, athlete and creator of the well-known high-performance training method Magali Train Better, whose goal is beat an attendance sports record. From noon to 15pm the first PRIDE DANCE! will take place, a spectacular competition, where the best schools and dance groups will participate.
On Saturday, at 5pm, the Parade will begin with the theme ” Por las personas Refugiadas LGTBI / For LGTBI Refugees”. The march will start from the Parc de les Tres Xemeneies, it will go through Paral.lel Avenue and it will arrive at María Cristina at around 7:00 p.m., where the Manifesto of this edition will be read.
During the two days, on Avenida María Cristina, Conchita (Winner of Eurovision 2014), Loreen (Winner of Eurovision 2012), Gala, Camela, La Prohibida, Ms Nina and King Jedet will perform, among others. The event promises to be one of the biggest prides ever been celebrated in Barcelona.
We have included hotels and apartments around the gay area that have good revues and keep you in the heart of all the fun, Hotel Cram, Axel Hotel, Hotel H10 Casanova, Az Barcelona Center, Ako Suites Hotel, Up Suites Bcn, Hotel Soho, Hotel Advance, Visit-BCN Consell de Cent, Acevi Villarroel, Barcelonaguest, Hotel NH Calderon. if you think an apartment would suit you better a good website for apartments is www.gayapartments4u.com. And if you need more information about Barcelona take a look at www.gaybarcelona4u.com
Gay Map of Barcelona
The gay district of Barcelona is located in the city’s Eixample district, known locally as “Gaixample”. Here you will find most of the gay bars, clubs and restaurants. It is quite compact and easy to navigate. There are also lots of hotels and apartments available in this area.
Video Of Gay Pride Barcelona
IDEM TV’s official coverage of the Barcelona Gay Pride
Recommended Hotels in Barcelona
We recommend that you stay in the Eixample area where possible. Its close to everything – all the gay bars and clubs and the city’s main attractions.
Hotel Cram, 4 Star
Stylish- Perfect Location
Right in the heart of the gay district with rooftop pool, great service and a warm welcome every time.
H10 Metropolitan, 4 Star
Great chill out pool
2 minutes’ walk from Paseo de Gracia Avenue, with its boutique and designer fashion stores.
El Palace, 5 Star
Old World Charm
Hotels like this are rare in the city. Opulence abounds! Great location close to all of the bars and clubs.
Catalonia Plaza, 4 Star
Great Vlaue for money
Perfect location right in the heart of the city with sun terrace and spa. Books out often so grab a deal now!