Gay Spain

Gay events in Spain

Spain has no shortage of major gay events, including some of the world’s largest gay circuit parties, gay bear meetings and one of the largest Gay Pride parades in the world, in Madrid city. We’re talking big! The Barcelona circuit Festival attracts over 10,000 gay guys and Barcelona Girlie Circuit, thousands of lesbians. Hundreds of bears have a picnic at Sitges’ Bears Week, Barcelona’s Bear Pride and Madrid’s Mad.Bear. Madrid Pride runs into the millions. Maspalomas & Torremolinos both hold a major gay fetish event.

Gay events in Spain 2017

Date Event Type City
August 25th. Fear Party Fetish Barcelona
August 25th to 27th. Barcelona Open Sport Barcelona
August 31st to Sept 7th. Ella Lesbian Festival (Summer) Lesbian Palma
September 1st to 11th. Bears Sitges Week Bear Sitges
September 4th to 10th. Benidorm Gay Pride Pride Benidorm
September 9th. We Party Route 69 Dance Madrid
September 10th. Las Cinco Dance Barcelona
September 15th to 17th. Pateresports Sport Barcelona
October 4th to 8th. Freedom Gay Festival Festival Maspalomas
October 5th to 8th. GuadalkiBear Bear Seville
October 7th to 15th. Maspalomas Fetish Week Fetish Maspalomas
October 26th to Nov 12th. LesGaiCineMad Film Madrid
November 6th to 12th. Maspalomas Winter Pride Pride Maspalomas
December 4th to 17th. MadBear 17 Bear Madrid


Notable annual international dates

May 17th. IDAHOT – International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia
June 28th. Stonewall Riots anniversary (1969). The birth of Gay Pride!
November 20th. Transgender Day of Remembrance
December 1st. World AIDS Day
December 10th. Human Rights Day


Gay events in Spain 2018

Date Event Type City
March 2nd to 11th. Maspalomas Carnival Carnival Maspalomas
March 10th to 19th. Maspalomas Bear Carnival Bear Maspalomas
April 26th to May 1st. Bears Sitges Meeting Bear Sitges
April 26th to May 2nd. Sleazy Madrid Fetish Madrid
April 29 to May 6th. Delice Dream Circuit Torremolinos
May 3rd to 13th. 2018 Maspalomas Gay Pride Pride Maspalomas
June 14th to 18th. Sitges Gay Pride Pride Sitges
June 21st to 24th. Bilbao Gay Pride Pride Bilbao
June 23rd. Seville Gay Pride Pride Seville


Gay events in Spain awaiting 2018 dates

2018 date TBA Bear Pride Bear Barcelona
2018 date TBA Maspalomas Circuit Festival Circuit Maspalomas
2018 date TBA Union Cup Sport Madrid
2018 date TBA Fire!!! Film Barcelona
2018 date TBA Into the Tank Fetish Madrid
2018 date TBA Torremolinos Gay Pride Pride Torremolinos
2018 date TBA Ibiza Gay Pride Pride Ibiza
2018 date TBA Mostra la Ploma Festival Valencia
2018 date TBA Valencia Gay Pride Pride Valencia
2018 date TBA Pride Games Madrid Sport Madrid
2018 date TBA Madrid Gay Pride Pride Madrid
2018 date TBA We Party Pride Festival Dance Madrid
2018 date TBA Barcelona Gay Pride Pride Barcelona
2018 date TBA No Closet Festival Festival Valencia
2018 date TBA Dunas Festival Festival Maspalomas
2018 date TBA Mad Bear Beach Bear Torremolinos
2018 date TBA Girlie Circuit Barcelona Lesbian Barcelona
2018 date TBA Circuit Festival Barcelona Circuit Barcelona

Its rare, but dates have on occasion changed from their originally posted dates. Please always double check dates at the organiser’s web site, which is listed for every event.