Find out where to stay close to all the gay bars and clubs. Book your hotel in Chueca!
Madrid Gay Pride – Europe’s Biggest Pride & possibly its hottest!
Madrid Pride, also know as Orgullo Gay Madrid, is the biggest gay pride in Spain and one of the biggest in Europe, attracting more than 2 million people over the five days of pride. It all starts with a huge party in Chueca district, complete with a large stage with international acts and DJs. This area of town will play host to many of the parties throughout the event.
The celebrations kick off on 29th June with an opening address in Plaza de Chueca. From that moment, squares across the neighbourhood will be packed with cultural events, concerts, performances and music to suit all tastes. Calle Pelayo is where the legendary high-heels race is held, with men of all ages trying to outrun each other wearing a pair of elegant shoes. Plaza del Rey is hosting the Muestra T Festival, a showcase for young musical talent, together with jazz sessions and the emblematic Flamenco Pride night on the Friday night.
Plaza de Callao will be the scene of today’s best music, with international DJs and guest appearances by pop artists. The Grand Gala Final of Mr Gay Spain. The biggest party is set to take place on parade day in Plaza de Colón.
The main Gay Pride parade the highlight of Madrid gay pride. The centre of Madrid literally comes to a standstill as a million people line the streets to watch the parade. All of the clubs and bars have their own parties and special nights.
Gay Map of Madrid
Most of the gay bars in Madrid are located in Chueca, the city’s gay village and epicentre of all Spanish gay life. Hotels here fill up fast, so book well in advance, especially for key events.
Video Of Madrid Pride
WorldPride 2017 Madrid
Recommended Hotels in Madrid
If you can, try and get a hotel as close to Chueca as possible, right near all of the gay bars and clubs. Madrid has some stunning designer hotels especially along Gran Via.
Senator Gran Vía 21
Central location in a historic building, with a pretty central courtyard and fountain.
Hotel De Las Letras
Great Design Hotel
Design hotel offers a rooftop terrace with a stylish bar and spectacular views .