This year, from the 3rd till the 5th of August, the annual Amsterdam Gay Pride celebrated its 2012 edition. This festival, chosen by CNN as one of the best picks in the world to celebrate LGBT pride, had street parties all weekend long,the best club circuit parties and of course the famous Canal Parade on Saturday. Gay pride is one of the busiest weekends of the year in Amsterdam. This site is the central place to het more information about the event.
Over recent years more events have been organised around the Amterdam Gay Pride. The Gay and Lesbian Summer Film Festival is a good warming up event for the Pride. And this year the Milkshake Festival was held for the first time. This festival “for girls how love girls who love boys who love boys” celebrates diversity and was held last weekend in the popular Westerpark.
With events like this every summer in Amsterdam promises to be a real LGBT summer of love.