Amsterdam Gay Pride becomes Europride

Every year a different city in Europe receives the honor to organize EuroPride. In 2016 it was Amsterdam, so the Amsterdam Gay Pride organizers prepared an extra large and extra special edition. Also Pink Saturday, an event that is held in a different Dutch city every year, came to Amsterdam. This made EuroPride grow out to a larger festival with a total of 15 days and 3 weekends!


23 July
Pink Saturday (Roze Zaterdag) @ Vondelpark
Pride Walk – From Vondelpark to Dam square
Pink Saturday (Roze Zaterdag) @ Dam square

24 July
Human Rights Concert @ Dam square

27 & 28 July – 3 & 4 August
Movie Nights @ Nieuwmarkt

5 August

6 August
Canal Parade & streetparties

7 August
Closing Party @ Rembrandtplein

The complete program
Besides these popular highlights there are, as always, some 200 more big and small events: performances, debates, lectures, church services, tours, expo’s, parties and more. More info on these will follow. For all updates stay tuned via our official Facebook Event, click here!

The theme: ‘JOIN our freedom, feel free to join us’
With this message Amsterdam is aiming at all European countries, and of course especially at countries where people can not be themselves yet, or where human rights are under pressure. Amsterdam calls on everybody in Europe (and beyond), to come and celebrate freedom together and to come and feel free in a country where you can be yourself and love whoever you want.

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