The hottest party in Africa’s Rainbow Nation!
When it comes to Gay Pride Cape Town has its own style, with hot winter sun, pristine beaches and the backdrop of Sugarloaf Mountain you just know it’s going to be magical.
This time around, the calendar highlight includes a fantastic collection of parties, parades and protests scattered across the 10-day period.
Ten days of parties and parades, all of Cape Town comes together to make gay pride an event to remember, the bars and clubs have lots of event nights to keep you entertained and of course you have the legendary pool party at the Glen Hotel, one of Cape Town’s best gay hotels.
The theme of Cape Town Pride 2020 is “No Excuses. No Regrets.” The Pride is partnering up with Cape Town Carnival who will be lending some of their costumes to add extra fabulosity to the parade on the day of the event. The festival includes a variety of events such as drag shows, book launches, sporting events, film shows, poetry reading, and art exhibitions.
The Pride officially kicks off on Saturday with three very popular events taking place. The legendary Cozy Pool Party – Pride Edition, The Kasi Pre- Pride Party in Gugulethu taking place in the afternoon, then The Mr and Miss Cape Town Pride Pageant taking place at the Joseph Stone Auditorium (Athlone) in the evening.
The Main Event which is the highlight of the Queer Calendar is the Pride March taking place on Saturday 1st of March 2020 at the Gallows Hill Traffic Department in Green Point at 12 pm.
The Pride Mardi Gras will take place after the Pride March at Reddam Field located in the Green Point Park with a variety of entertainment on stage to enjoy such as some of the best drag acts, live bands and singers which the Mother City has to offer.
Here are the hotels we recommend that have good reviews and keep you close to all the action
The Capital Mirage, The Cape Royale, DysArt Boutique, The Westin.