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Theme parties, events and a Parade with twenty floats will take place in different urban spaces from September 4 to 10

Benidorm Pride warms up to attract more than 20,000 people to the city

31 August 2023
El Benidorm Pride calienta motores para atraer hasta la ciudad a más de 20.000 personas

Benidorm Pride is gearing up to start a new festive edition in a few days to promote the LGBTIQ+ community, in which more than 20,000 people are expected in the city. This was reported by the Councilor for Events, Jesús Carrobles, who together with Santos Torres, one of the organizers, announced some of the details of the event, which closes the European calendar of Pride festivities.

The “Pride” will take place from September 4 to 10, with seven days in which different themed parties will take place, numerous events in the more than 40 'gay-friendly' venues scattered throughout the town center, and the great Parade on Saturday afternoon and in which the participation of "more than twenty floats, American heads, and vintage cars and motorcycles" is planned. As in previous editions, the Parade will depart at 5:00 p.m. from Rincón de Loix and will travel along Paseo de Levante and a section of Mediterráneo Avenue until reaching Julio Iglesias Auditorium in Parque de l'Aigüera, where the main festival of the event will take place. Benidorm Pride.

Carrobles highlighted that "Benidorm Pride is one of the leading events in our city, which attracts a large national and international audience and brings a touch of color to our streets." Likewise, the councilor focused on “the injection” that the numbers of expected attendees represent for Benidorm, since for the weekend “98% occupancy is expected.” Not in vain, so much

Carrobles and the organization highlighted that a large part of the planned audience is of British origin and that, even, many of the attendees "extend their stay beyond Pride week and stay in Benidorm for periods of up to fifteen days."

For his part, Santos Torres explained that, among the great developments this year, the synergies that have been agreed with local hotels and companies such as Primavera Park, Ku Lounge, or Benidorm Palace, where some of the parties will be held. Likewise, Torres defended that a large part of the participants are people from the United Kingdom and that, in addition to the British and national public, many Italians and French are also expected to attend, markets that have been reached through the fairs. tourist attractions visited by Visit Benidorm.

In this regard, he assured that "Benidorm has always been a reference for the LGBTI community", a circumstance to which in recent years "events such as Benidorm Fest and Benidorm Pride Festival" have contributed.

Program of events

Monday, September 4.
Parties organized by bars and clubs of the Old Town

Tuesday, September 5.
4:00 p.m. - Barbie's Bottomless Brunch in The Westend Showbar
Parties organized by bars and clubs of the Old Town

Wednesday, September 6
10:00 p.m. - KINK fetish party at DYMK
9:00 p.m. - Pink Party at Tiki Town Beach Club
Parties organized by bars and clubs of the Old Town

Thursday, September 7
1:00 p.m. - Pool Party at Primavera Park Hotel (In front of the Town Hall)
Buy your tickets in Benidorm Pride Festival APP or at the door
Parties organized by bars and clubs of the Old Town.

Friday, September 8
4:00 p.m. - Barbie's Bottomless Brunch at The Westend Showbar
7:00 p.m. - White Party at KU Lounge Bar (Levante Beach)
Buy your tickets in the Benidorm Pride Festival APP or at the door.
Parties organized by bars and clubs of the Old Town.

Saturday, September 9
5:00 p.m. - THE PARADE - starts at Rincón de Loix and ends at the Julio Iglesias Auditorium. See the map in this brochure.
7:00 p.m. - MAIN STAGE - Julio Iglesias Auditorium (behind the Town Hall).
Parties organized by bars and clubs of the Old Town.

Sunday, September 10
7:00 p.m. - Pride at the Palace at Benidorm Palace
Parties organized by bars and clubs of the Old Town

 

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