AFGAL Sitges attends Barcelona Pride 2011…

Gay Sitges Pride at Barcelona Pride 2011

This weekend, AFGAL Sitges took part in the 3rd Official Barcelona Pride Parade.

Gay Sitges Pride at Barcelona Pride 2011

The main aim was to promote the upcoming Sitges Pride 2011 events.

Gay Sitges Pride at Barcelona Pride 2011

The streets of Barcelona were packed to capacity as we made our way through the streets of the city…with well wishers following us for the occasional free t-shirt!

Gay Sitges Pride at Barcelona Pride 2011

Check out the photos of Sitges Pride at Barcelona on Gay Sitges Guide below.

Barcelona Pride – 2011 – Dates announced.

Barcelona Pride

Barcelona Gay Pride 2011 will be held over a period of 10 days from the 18th to 28th of June. The event will feature a range of dance parties, social and cultural events and sporting competitions, culminating in a spectacular Gay Pride Parade on Sunday the 26th of June from 6pm.

Last year’s events included a great day at the fair, at Barcelona’s unique Tibidabo. Stunning views…everywhere.


A highlight of the Village, the open-air foam party was great fun!


And of course, who could forget the Parade! With more than 50,000 people lining the streets to view the parade and to take part in the festivities, it was the culmination of a 10 day long program!


Stay right in the centre of Barcelona in the Gay District

Eixample Hotels Barcelona

Help Support Pride Sitges at Barcelona Pride! We want you!

Barcelona Pride

If you are in Sitges or Barcelona this weekend and want to march with us and the official Gay Pride Sitges float, then please come along and help! Just email and we will give you the meeting point. Also, give us your t-shirt size so we can have an official t-shirt ready for you.

Markatu will once again be leading the way and Lady Diamond will be the Mistress of Ceremonies! Last year was an amazing experience for everyone and we want this year to be even bigger.. so come along!

Check out the photos from last years pride at Barcelona!

Barcelona Pride 2010 – And Gay Sitges Pride is going too..

Gay Pride Barcelona

This year’s Gay Pride Barcelona takes place between the 20th and 28th of June. Its the perfect event to get in the mood for Gay Sitges Pride which takes place two weeks later from the 9th to 13th of July.

Check out the video below to get a feel for what Barcelona Pride is like… and you can see Gay Pride Sitges participating there too.. And yes, Gay Sitges Pride will also be taking a float in the parade this year with the amazing Markatu.


If you’re looking for some stylish hotels to stay in when you visit Barcelona, we’ve selected some of the best the city has to offer below. All are very Gay Friendly, have amazing facilities and are located in the heart of the city. As always you can be assured of the lowest rate guaranteed by booking with us.

Hotel Neri

Pride Barcelona Hotels

This chic, exclusive hotel is set in an 18th-century aristocratic house overlooking a secluded square in the heart of the Gothic Quarter. Its contemporary style contrasts with the impressive historic surroundings. – Get Rates and Book now

Hotel Omm

Pride Barcelona Hotels

This unique design hotel features its own spa and rooftop terrace overlooking central Barcelona’s chic Passeig de Gracia.

Boasting impressive views of Gaudí’s famous La Pedrera building, Omm offers a contemporary-yet-authentic experience of this capital of culture. It features a rooftop swimming pool and spa area to help you relax after a busy day’s sightseeing, and a nightclub to end the day in style. Get The Best Rate for the Hotel Omm Here

Grand Central Hotel

Pride Barcelona Hotels

In an elegant and lovingly refurbished building dating from 1926, this hotel enjoys views of the Gothic Quarter and the cathedral from its rooftop pool. The spacious rooms combine contemporary style with great attention to design.

You can relax and soak up the Catalan sunshine on the Grand Hotel Central’s rooftop pool with spectacular views. Alternatively, enjoy a good workout in the fitness centre. Book online now.

Me Barcelona

Pride Barcelona Hotels

ME Barcelona is a luxury design hotel, with an outdoor swimming pool, a spa and a fitness centre. The stylish bedrooms have 32-inch (81 cm) plasma TVs and free Wi-Fi access.

The hotel is the 4th tallest building in Barcelona, and has panoramic views of the city. The Sagrada Familia Church, the Forum and the International Convention Centre are nearby. One of our favorites! Find out why here.

Hotel Murmuri

Pride Barcelona Hotels

This boutique, design hotel blends classic and sophisticated, modern styles. It is located on the prestigious Rambla de Catalunya, running through one of the city’s smartest areas.

In the heart of the classy Gay Eixample district, the Murmuri is surrounded by the culture and commerce of central Barcelona. Many of the city’s most noted Modernist buildings, Gaudí’s Casa Batlló and La Pedrera in particular, lie just a short walk from the hotel. The hotel’s own street is a charming, continental-style boulevard full of chic boutiques, restaurants and cafes. Highly Recommended – Book to get great early discounts!

Barcelona Fetish Pride

This year sees a host of different events including a foam party on the street and a special Barcelona Fetish Pride. All of the Cruising Bars are hosting special parties. For the latest information on Barcelona Fetish Pride, check out Gay Barcelona

Barcelona Pride 2010 – Dates Announced

Barcelona Pride

Who could forget the amazing Barcelona Pride of 2009. Well, the dates for the 2010 Pride Parade have been announced in advance to allow everyone time to get their travel plans in order and their hotels and apartments booked.

The official dates for the Pride Festival are 18th to the 28th of June with the Parade taking place on the last day, Sunday the 28th of June at 6pm. It is definitely the highlight in the Gay Calendar of Barcelona and a party we highly recommend!

If you missed it last year, check out the action in the Video below.


Stay in Barcelona
Apartments in Barcelona Available for Barcelona Pride Week
Hotels in Barcelona Available for Barcelona Pride Week

Stay in Sitges
Apartments in Sitges Available for Barcelona Pride Week
Hotels in Sitges Available for Barcelona Pride Week

Barcelona Pride – A video review…

For those of you who were not add Barcelona Pride, or for those of you who want to remember the event, here is a video capturing the best bits of the parade and the after party. Our thanks to the guys at for their production.

More photos from Barcelona Gay Pride 2010

Gay Barcelona Pride

While you may have seen the earlier galleries of Pride featuring the Sitges float, we also had our cameras covering other floats at the event.

Gay Barcelona Pride

The guys were hot, the floats were amazing and the atmosphere was electric!

Gay Barcelona Pride

We’re still going through the photos with more than 2,500 taken, so those of you looking for shots of the cute Spiderman or the Man dressed only in Chains!!! will have to wait.

Gay Barcelona Pride

With an estimated 40,000 to 50,000 people attending and participating, the event has surpassed everyone’s expectations and bodes well for Sitges First Pride on July 9th to 11th 2010.

Gay Barcelona Pride

Once again, a huge thank you to everyone that was involved on the day. Stay tuned for exciting news of Gay Pride Sitges over the comming days.

Below is just a selection, check out the gallery link at the end for the full tour!

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See more in the interactive galleries below.

We Want You – Take part in Barcelona Pride on the Sitges Float

Gay In Sitges

This Sunday, Barcelona will hold its first official pride. AFGAL Sitges is participating and will have its very own float in the parade. But we need your help! We have the Markatu Band performing and lots of volunteers, go-go boys and drag queens…but we need more!

So if you are in Sitges of Barcelona on Sunday and would like to take part in the pride parade, contact us now and we can make sure you can be part of this great event. (You even get your own Sitges Pride T-Shirt!). The parade takes place from 5pm.

Contact us for more details.

Check out the Sitges Float at This Year’s Barcelona Pride..

Barcelona Pride

Be sure to check out the Sitges float at the Barcelona Pride this June 28th. Its all party of the work of AFGAL Sitges. It promises to be an unmissable event and as always Gay Sitges Guide will have plenty of photos for you from the street parade to the after parties!

Check out for full details.

Barcelona Pride 2009 – Gay Pride for Barcelona

Barcelona Gay Pride

This year’s Barcelona Pride is set to become the Pride of the Mediterranean with organisers joining together with the city council, official tourism authorities and local businesses to put on a truly spectacular week of events, culminating in one of the biggest parades through the centre of Barcelona City.

We’ve given you plenty of notice to organise your trip. The event takes place between the 20th and 28th of June. You can find the full itinerary on Gay Barcelona 4 U.

Booking your hotel or apartment is advisable now, as this is set to draw one of the largest audiences of any pride with organisers investing heavily in putting on a show to rival that of Madrid’s!