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Barcelona LGBT Festivals and Gay Events

Published April 23, 2019

Summer, sun and beach ! Here are our tips and recommendations for the best gay festivals and LGBT events in Barcelona.

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It´s Gay Spring Time

When winter finally comes to an end, a unique gay event just happens in Barcelona. The Barcelona Spring Break Fetish Edition takes place every year in early March, bringing the hottest fetish guys from Spain and around the world to the city for 3 days of party and adventure. The event features exciting fetish parties for leather, rubber, and sports wear fans in the most trendy fetish locations. Special highlights include the "puppy" parties and popular fetish dinners.

Barcelona Spring Break - Gay-Fetisch-Wochenende in Barcelona
Barcelona Spring Break 2024 - Fetish Edition
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The Matinee Easter weekend just a month later is already the next big hit in the gay calendar. Just in time for Easter, there are 4 days of first-class parties. Every year, thousands of boys and men from all over the world come to this colorful spectacle to party hard and have fun.

Matinée Easter Weekend - Europe’s hottest Spring Festival in Barcelona
Matinée Easter Weekend 2024
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Legendary Circuit Barcelona

Of course, Barcelona is especially known for the mother of all gay events: the Circuit Festival Barcelona. The largest international gay festival lures the gay masses to the Catalan capital every August and is hard to beat for superlatives. For many in the gay community, the Circuit Festival is the highlight of the year and the culmination of the summer. The spectacle lasts 11 days and is full of unforgettable parties, top DJs and breathtaking experiences.

Circuit Festival BCN- International Gay Summer Festival in Barcelona
Circuit Festival Barcelona
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The Water Park Day is a very special event of the Circuit Festival. Thousands of men and boys in tight swimwear make their way then to legendary water park l'Illa Fantasia. Here you can enjoy the sun, listen to amazing music and get wet surrounded by countless hot boys.

Water Park Day @ Barcelona Circuit Festival - Gay Event
Water Park Day 2024 @ Circuit Festival
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Gay Pride Barcelona

Every year one of the most exciting prides in Europe takes place in Barcelona. The largest CSD on the Mediterranean takes two days and offers countless cultural events. For a whole weekend in June there are many parties and funny happenings for the LGBT scene and their supporters.

Pride Parade Barcelona - The LGBT Weekend every year in June
Barcelona Pride 2023
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of this popular event is the huge Pride Parade on Saturday when thousands of people and lovingly decorated floats meander through the streets of the beautiful city.

Pride Parade Barcelona - Every year in June
Barcelona Pride Parade 2023
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Pride Barcelona - LBGT Event tip for Barcelona

Want to go to Barcelona? In our category "Hotels Barcelona" you will find recommendations for Gay Hotels and great LGBT-Friendly Accommodations!

Pullman Barcelona - Gayfriendly 5-star hotel on the beach of Barcelona
Pullman Barcelona Skipper
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