Gay Pride Maspalomas

Maspalomas Gay Pride is one of Europe’s biggest gay pride celebrations and also one of the first to take place each year, in May with great weather and a colourful parade.

  • Event Dates

    May 3rd to 13th, 2018.

  • Key Highlights

    The main parade on the second Saturday of the pride is the highlight of the Pride celebrations! The Circuit Festival pool party is always a sell out event. Axel hotel hosts the sexiest post pride parties!

  • Plan Ahead!

    The Yumbo centre is the heart of gay nightlife in Maspalomas. We recommend you stay close to this area and use the shuttle buses or taxis to get to the gay beach.

Europe’s “Kick Off” Pride – Every may with Island weather.

Held over 7 days, the second week of May, in Yumbo Shopping Centre in Playa del Inglés. The event attracts an average of 50,000 people, gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transsexuals coming from all over the world. Below is the 2017 schedule for an idea on what to expect.

THURSDAY 04 MAY
SuperPop Night (Yumbo square) Drag Performances

FRIDAY 05 MAY
Welcome Gala (Yumbo Square)

SATURDAY 06 MAY
Night of tributes (Yumbo Square)

MONDAY 08 MAY
Pink Night (Yumbo Square) Ivan Banderas (Spain)

TUESDAY 09 MAY
Fashion Night (Yumbo Square) Boxer Fashion Show Mr Gay Pride Maspalomas Contest (Yumbo Square)

WEDNESDAY 10 MAY
Gala Mr Gay World 2017 (Yumbo Square) Artist Gio Box (Italy) 23:30 Profile Airlines, Dublin (Yumbo Square) Dj GSP (Athens) 23:30 “Men Only Party (Cruise Bar)Dj Ricardo Ruhga (Germani)

THURSDAY 11 MAY
20:00 Race in High Heels (Yumbo Square) Gala Drag Queen (Yumbo Square) 00:00 Everybody Together, Lisbon (Yumbo Square)Dj House of Labs (Portugal)

FRIDAY 12 MAY
20:00 Master Class CrossFit (Yumbo Square) Gala Eurofans (Yumbo Square) Artist Gio Box (Italy)

SATURDAY 13 MAY
Pride Parade (Ave Tirajana) International Gala (Yumbo Square) Funny Boys Show Fruela (Spain) INNA (Romania)
00:00 Freedom Fame Party (Yumbo Square)Big opening show

SUNDAY 14 MAY
Closing Gala (Yumbo Square)

Save on Hotels

Stay close to Maspalomas where you will find most of the busy gay bars and clubs. Taxis are cheap and plentiful.

Gay Map of Maspalomas

Most of the gay events take place in and around the Yumbo Centre. Check out our recommended hotels nearby for the perfect place to stay.

Video Of Maspalomas Pride

Highlights of the main parade during Maspalomas Pride.

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Recommended Hotels in Maspalomas

Hotels fill up very early for key events, with many visitors to the island returning year after year, so as soon as dates are announced you should make your reservations early! Here are our current top trending hotels.

Sol Barbacan
Great Location

Sol Barbacan offers a buffet restaurant and an a la carte restaurant, as well as a pool bar, swimming pool, 2 hot tubs free WiFi.

Axel Beach
Hetro Friendly

Adults Only features an outdoor pool, gym and tennis court. This gay and hetero-friendly, complex also has a hammam, hot tub and sauna.

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