World Pride Madrid 2017 is the great world LGTB Pride festival, the epicentre of which is in the Chueca neighbourhood, spreading to the main streets of Madrid. It is a great festival divided into many stages around the city, offering open-air concerts and parties, art, culture, conferences and sport, whereby the central act is the World Demonstration of LGBT Pride.
It is the world’s largest event for the LGTB community and for all those who want to take to the streets to celebrate, show and recognise diversity. For this reason, Madrid goes all out with this celebration offering an extensive programme of cultural activities which flood the city’s main streets and squares: music, dance, performing arts, visual arts, literature, sports competitions, conferences, children’s activities…
The central event of World Pride Madrid 2017 is the Pride Parade, the great world demonstration of LGTB Pride, in which over 3 million people and associations from all over the world take to the main streets of the city in an act of celebration and recognition of diversity and equal rights.
This is a very special year for the LGTB community in our country, as 2017 marks the 40th anniversary of the first LGTB Pride demonstration in Spain, which marked the beginning of this social movement.