Even as the temperatures start to fall in other places, Maspalomas in Gran Canaria retains its warm and welcoming climate, perfect for celebrating Winter Pride Maspalomas 2023. This event is much more than a party, it is a milestone in the LGBT+ calendar which transforms the city into a rainbow of joy, tolerance and fun.
Eventos del Winter Pride de Maspalomas
Winter Pride Maspalomas 2023 has an impressive itinerary which guarantees days packed with excitement and entertainment. All week long, various events and actions will take place, designed to appeal to all tastes and ages.
- Monday, November 6th: BBQ and Pool Party at AxelBeach Hotel
- Tuesday, November 7th: Club Tropicana Pool Party at Hotel Ritual + XXX Men Only Boat Trip
- Wednesday, November 8th: Wet & White – Amadores Beach Club + Gay Boat Cruise
- Thursday, November 9th: CrossFit at Playa del Inglés
- Friday, November 10th: Ultra Pride Edition
- Saturday, November 11th: Pride Walk Truck
- Sunday, November 12th: T-Dance
An open-air festival is held every day in the famous Yumbo Centre. As an attendee, you can expect an eclectic mix of international and local artists electrifying the atmosphere with live music. From pop and dance to more alternative genres, you’ll always find something to suit every music lover at Maspalomas Winter Pride. The Pride parade, the beating heart of the celebrations, is the most eagerly awaited event of the week. Colourfully decorated floats, vibrant music and plenty of enthusiasts come together in the streets of Maspalomas, sharing a powerful message of acceptance and love.
As well as festivals and music, a range of cultural and social events have also been organised. You can attend talks, workshops or meetings centred around the LGBT+ community, discussing current issues, sharing experiences and celebrating diversity. If you want to combine the celebration with a little relaxation, the beach festival is an absolute must. You’ll be able to enjoy a day of sun, sea and sand, to the rhythm of the very best music.
Sporting events, like races and tournaments, also form part of the agenda. These events not only promote a healthy lifestyle, they encourage friendship and team spirit among participants.
The atmosphere at Maspalomas Winter Pride
The atmosphere at the Maspalomas Winter Pride 2023 is, without a doubt, one of the most captivating aspects of the event. All week long, the island transforms into a display of colour, music and joy that fills every corner of the city.
The vibrant energy of the festivities can be felt from sunrise to sunset. The city fills with rainbow flags, glitter and smiles, creating an atmosphere that enchants both visitors and locals like.
In the squares, terraces and bars, a constant hive of activities and excitement awaits you. The open-air concerts are a hub of fun and dance, where music brings everyone together, no matter their identity or where they come from. The artists create a festive atmosphere with their music, while the audience responds with a contagious enthusiasm.
The Pride parade is, of course, the highlight of this festive atmosphere. The decorated floats, extravagant costumes and dedicated crowds create a celebratory atmosphere you’re unlikely to forget.
Maspalomas as an LGBT+ Friendly destination
Maspalomas has earned recognition as one of the main LGBT+ friendly destinations in the world, and it’s not hard to see why. With an open and welcoming atmosphere and a programme of events designed for the LGBT+ community, Maspalomas is a destination that celebrates diversity and inclusion.
One of its main attractions is the Yumbo shopping centre. This famous meeting point is known for its huge quantity of bars, restaurants and shops oriented towards the LGBT+ community. Here, travellers will find a variety of leisure options, from cocktail bars and clubs to drag shows and live music.
If you’re looking to relax under the sun, Maspalomas beach is the perfect place. Recognised for being particular LGBT+ friendly, this sand beach offers a calm and welcoming atmosphere.
Likewise, the island hosts various LGBT+ events, with Winter Pride as its most well-known. However, all year round, a range of other events promote diversity and inclusion, like Maspalomas Gay Pride in May and the Freedom Festival in September.
The island is home to a wide variety of accommodation offering specialist services to meet the needs of this group of travellers. Some of these options even organise social events and pool parties.
Apart from its inclusive atmosphere, Maspalomas stands out for its commitment to safety and LGBT+ rights. As such, the city has a team of tourist police who strive to guarantee the safety of all visitors.
Experience all the colours of the rainbow and all the other flags at Maspalomas Winter Pride
Winter Pride Maspalomas 2023 promises to be a celebration bursting with colour, music, solidarity and joy. A unique opportunity to enjoy the exceptional climate of Gran Canaria while taking part in a festival that embraces diversity and respect. In Maspalomas, winter means pride. We can’t wait to see you at the warmest celebration of the year!