|Gay Events in Sitges 2017|
Sitges has something for every taste. From bear events to tango parties, fireworks to beach parties.... there is never a shortage of something to do! We have listed the key events below in Sitges for 2017.
Sitges Carnival 2017
Jueves Lardero or Fat Tuesday,marks the beginning of carnival with a huge celebration of local dishes and the arrival of the King of the Carnestoltes and ends with the Burial of a Sardine on Ash Wednesday. There's more to do than eat, though.
The busiest days are Sunday and Tuesday, when the local carnival parade makes its way down the Rua del Extermini in decorated carriages, sporting the campest razzle-dazzle type outfits you have ever seen. (The parades are themed, Rua de la Disbauxa -r the Debauchery Parade, on Sunday night and the Rua de l'Extermini - the Extermination Parade, on Tuesday night.
Tuesday, the final day of carnival, also sees some amazing drag shows. Think you have seen it all... you haven't! Some of Europe's top drag performers make their way to sitges to bitch-battle it out with each other to the great amusements of the revelers.
The Sitges Gay Carnival takes place 4 days before the regular Sitges Carnival begins. Jam packed with events it includes La noche rosa, Pink night, Noche de las Mantillas - where people wear traditional Spanish normally worn at weddings & funerals, Noche de las touristas, - the tourist night (great fun) and finally the Noche de las Viudas or the Widows night (probably because you've murdered your boyfriend for being bold).
Barcelona to Sitges Vintage Car Rally
In 1959, and thanks to the initiative of a group of Sitgetans united under Foment de Turisme de Sitges (Sitges Tourism Promotion), the Barcelona-Sitges International Vintage Car Rally was born. The Barcelona-Sitges Vintage Car Rally is a concentration of privately-owned vehicles made before 1900 and up to 1924. The competition winners are not just the fastest, but the ones with the most original automobiles and who also dress in accordance with the times of the car they are participating with.
Sitges Fetish Week 2017
Social activities will also include a gala fetish dinner, fetish cocktail hour and more.
Easter in Sitges 2017 - Semana Santa
Tourists have already begun arriving in Sitges by the time Easter comes around. The event marks the beginning of the Season with many bars reopening for the first time since Carnival. The bars, clubs and restaurants will all be busy during the week leading up to and the week of Easter. The traditional Palm Sunday and Good Friday parades are beautiful and poignant whatever your religion. The atmosphere is warm and relaxed as warm weather marks the return of the coming Season.
Sitges International Bear Meeting 2017
Beach games and picnic - Excursion and official lunch - Games and parties at B.S.C. Disco - Bear route with happy hour - Foam Party at Sauna Sitges, paintballing, special dinners, beach meetings and pool parties and much more.
Delice Dream Gay Spring Break 2017
The event attracts lots of young guys who like to party. Previous events have included, 6 international parties and 4 dinner shows, Previous parties have included BLASPHEMY (Dress code: Priest & Prostitute), DELICEDREAM main party (Europe), Crazyvores (Paris), Foam party by BearsBox & ShouShou (France- Belgium), THE GYM (Belgium), WHITE FIESTA.
Sitges Gay Pride 2017
The gay village by the sea is the epicentre of Sitges Pride, hosting 5 days of concerts, t-dances, fashion shows and more. 5,000+ people gather each evening to celebrate into the night.
Gay Pride Sitges 2017 centrepiece will once again be the Pride by the Promenade where every day the Gay Pride Village will keep you entertained by the Mediterranean.. kicking off every evening with the stunning Sitges Pride T-Dance!
Corpus Christy Flower Festival
San Juan - June 23, 2017
Barcelona Gay Pride 2017
30 charitable associations, many local businesses and the entire LBGT community have again united to organise a new pride for the city – offering ten days of culture, sport, debate, entertainment and parties. Pride Barcelona is a major free not-for-profit event that both celebrates the best of the Catalan capital.
Spain is a shining example of LGBT Rights, and is already on the global map for pride celebrations in Madrid and Maspalomas – always reaffirming our open, respectful and tolerant character. Barcelona is now firmly placed on that map – growing bigger and better every year.
Come and experience Pride Barcelona 2017. See for yourself why this new event is now among the greatest pride celebrations in the world!
Circuit Festival Barcelona
The event has grown to become one of the most important gay events in the Summer calendar and attracted more than 70,000 visitors last year. Many of those visiting spent their days by the beach in Sitges and the nights partying in Barcelona.
Sitges International Bear Week 2017
Sitges Bears Week has grown from a group of bears wanting to have a party to an international event that fills the town of Sitges during the first two weeks of September. There are parties and events held throughtout the entire village. There is also a dedicated bears village by the beach with shows, dj's and more. The Mr Bear Sitges competition is also held on the final weekend of the event. The event attracts guys of all ages and types and many new friendships are made and old ones rekindled. Web site.
Sitges Oktoberfest 2017
Think lots of German Sausage! Add in some authentic German Music and of course beer… lots of delicous German Beer, specially imported for the event. Add to this the mild October weather and you have all the ingredients for one fun weekend, right at the end of the Sitges Summer Season.
Special dinners and shows featuring Lady Diamond will take place at Parrots Restaurant. More venues, parties and events are planned for the 2017 Oktoberfest.
Three Kings Parade - January 5th, 2018.
The parade is focussed on the biblical story of the three wise men following the star to Bethlehem. The parade departs from Plaza Fragata, in front of the town's church, with the procession led by an inflated star and the Three Kings, or 'Tres Magi' – Balthazar, Gaspar and Melchior. As the Three Kings proceed through the town they are followed by a procession of decorated floats, musicians, military bands and people dressed in medieval costumes.