Cape Town Gay Pride

Cape Town Gay Pride twirls its way into town for the 14th consecutive year in 2018. The event normally takes place on the last weekend in February, celebrating cultural diversity and to create awareness for LGBTIQ issues in South Africa and beyond.

  • Event Dates

    23rd of Feb to the 4th of March 2018.

  • Key Highlights

    The Main parade on Saturday 28th of February should not be missed! The annual pool party at the Glenn Hotel is one of the highlights of the gay calendar in Cape Town.

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.

Nine 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.

Gay Map of Cape Town

Most of the gay bars are located in the De Waterkant area, surrounded by some lovely restaurants and only a short walk to the shopping streets, we have chosen some hotels and apartment that keep you in the hard of all the action.

Video Of Cape Town Pride

Highlights of the main parade through the city of Cape Town.

The Glenn Hotel Cape Town

Top Trending Hotels in CAPE TOWN

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Harbourbridge Apartments

Harbourbridge Apartments

Set between the V&A Waterfront and Signal Hill, Harbouredge offers modern apartments with views over Cape Town’s skyline or Table Mountain. It features a plunge pool and a gym.

Icon Luxury Apartments

Icon Luxury Apartments

Situated in the centre of Cape Town, Icon Luxury Apartments offers modern accommodation only a 2-minute walk from Cape Town International Convention Centre. The building includes a rooftop pool and sun terrace.

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