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Gothenburg: 14 August - 19 August

We have so many reasons to GO WEST this year! In addition to Stockholm Pride, West Pride has also had the honour of calling itself EuroPride, and all of us Pride fans have even more events and activities to enjoy! Check out what's on here!

EuroPride Parade Gothenburg - a festival for human rights

Pride week's major happening - the Pride Parade!

Regardless of whether you are participating in the parade or just want to cheer people on one thing is certain - you'll relish this colourful celebration of love! The EuroPride Parade will end at the Götaplatsen square where an international star will be performing! With space for up to 80,000 people, this is sure to be a serious party!

When is EuroPride Parade coming to Gothenburg?

The EuroPride Parade is taking place on Saturday 18 August 2018.

What is the route of the EuroPride Parade in Gothenburg?

This year's parade will be a EuroPride Parade and will proceed along the main boulevard in the city, Avenyn. 

Photo credits: Image 3 by Ambjörn Thorard/West Pride. Image 4 by Daria Spitza/West Pride


While EuroPride fills the streets of Gothenburg, Nordic Choice Hotels will be filling its hotels with activities and event where the focus is LOVE FOR ALL. Experience drop-in weddings, pool parties and schlager events - celebrate EuroPride with us!

Wednesday 15/8, Thursday 16/8, Friday 17/8

Pride Pool Party at the Clarion Hotel Post

When: 15 August, 16 August and 17 August

Hotel: Clarion Hotel Post

Event info: Welcome to a pool party especially focused on Pride 2018! Enjoy warm water, cold drinks and a lot of fab music and guests. Find out more on Facebook here

Book your tickets here!
17 August 2018

Drop-in Wedding at the Clarion Hotel Post

When: 17 August 2018

Where: Bon Bon Bar, Clarion Hotel Post

Event info: Not married yet? Then simply drop in to the Clarion Post and Bon Bon Bar and say YES this summer? This is your chance! We have a marriage officiant, champagne and cake! Interested? Then send an email to or find out more about the event on Facebook.

Find out more here!
Wednesday 15/8, Thursday 16/8, Friday 17/8

Schlager Bar with MingelMartin at the Clarion Hotel Post!

When: Wednesday 15/8, Thursday 16/8, Friday 17/8

Hotel: Clarion Hotel Post, Drottningtorget

Event info: Welcome to the Schlager Bar at the Clarion Hotel Post during Pride 2018. Three evenings, three different topics, one MingelMartin. It's gonna be fab! Find out more about the event on Facebook. 

More info here!

Experience EuroPride Park and EuroPride House!

There is so much more to discover than just the festival! Learn something new, enjoy some great concerts or take the opportunity to meet new people. Get more tips here!

EuroPride House

The EuroPride House is the place to enjoy interesting seminars, debates and workshops. Experience 200 (!) different activities - all for free!   

We're looking forward to:
  • West Pride’s annual art exhibition. The exhibition starts on the very first day of the festival - Tuesday 14 August 2018. Check out "queer art" with lots of photographs, paintings, sculptures and textiles!  

  • The Human Rights Conference on Friday 17 August 2018 - Come here to meet politicians, activists and NGOs. There'll be lots of seminars and workshops, as well as interesting discussions about human rights from an LGBT perspective.

Where is the EuroPride House?

You'll find the EuroPride House and all its events, exhibitions, seminars and workshops at various venues near Götaplatsen. View the addresses in the programme

On what days is the EuroPride House open?

The EuroPride House is open from 14-17 August (Tuesday-Friday) and on Sunday 19 August 2018 during the Pride week.

Image 2: Ola Gustafsson/West Pride 

View all the current events here

EuroPride Park Gothenburg

You'll find the EuroPride Park on Kungstorget. Enjoy great food and drink, happy people and some great exhibitions, performances and concerts! And guess what? You don't need to spend a krona as it's all for free!

We're looking forward to:
  • … All the great artists that are coming to West Pride this year! Listen to Silvana Imam's progressive hiphop-beats, Grammy Award-winner Boy George and Culture Club, create Kaos with Panetoz, and euphoric dance moves with Loreen.

  • Wednesday 15 August 2018 when author, artist, film director and performer Ivan Coyote takes over the main stage at the EuroPride Park.

  • “Less is more” is most definitely not to the motto at the Drag & Burlesque Gala! Make sure to keep your Friday evening free on 17 August and head down to EuroPride Park on Kungstorget from 8pm-9.30pm for an unforgettable show!

Where is the EuroPride Park?

The main stage is located at Kungstorget.

What days is the EuroPride Park open?

The EuroPride Park has a full programme from 14-19 August 2018 (Tuesday to Sunday). Check out the programme to see who's performing when and where.


Bild 2 i bilspelet: Hampus Haara/West Pride, Bild 3: Jennie Lindén/West Pride

View the calendar for more info

Would you like to find out more about Pride?

Nordic Choice Hotels – Proud sponsor of Pride

We really care about diversity here at Nordic Choice Hotels, and we work hard to promote equal rights and opportunities. And that's why we are so delighted to be sponsors of Pride across the Nordics!

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