One of Europe's most popular and well-attended 'gay pride'
festivals, Amsterdam's Pride takes place annually in early August.
The highlight is the Canal Parade on the Saturday in which about 75
decorated craft carry revellers along the Prinsengracht, Amstel and
Stopera canals to the delight of about 25,000 spectators. The
festival includes a full programme of street parties at different
venues during the week, sporting events, an open-air film festival
on the Nieumarkt and numerous theatrical
Event Date: 4 - 11 August 2011
Event Time: Parade: 2pm
Venue: Various places throughout the city