Dust off your lycra, give your body a quick wax and oil, and buy up anything pink, glittery and fluffy… it’s that time of the year again… TEL AVIV PRIDE WEEK IS ABOUT TO BEGIN!

This year’s pride week officially runs between Sunday June 7th to Sunday June 14th, with the main PARADE on Friday 12th June. This year’s parade is expecting a whopping 120,000 attendees, with 25,000 coming from abroad!

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To get you in the mood, check out the awesome short video from last year by Basti Hansen:

And the official video for this year’s Pride Parade…

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Here are some of the main events for the week…


THE PARADE – Friday 12th June

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Tel Aviv’s 17th Pride Parade will take place on June 12th 2015, under the slogan “Tel Aviv Loves all Genders” and the support of transgender rights and recognition of their contribution to the LGBT community and the city of Tel Aviv Yafo. More than 120,000 people are expected to participate in the parade this year, among them are 25,000 gay tourists from all over the world. Participation is free of charge! The festivities start at 9am-12pm in Meir Park with stalls and performances, the parade starts at 12pm and finishes in Charles Klor Park.

For more info, check out the official Facebook page and official Facebook event.


WATER PARK Tel Aviv Pride – Thursday 11th June

An all-day event that takes part in the biggest and most advanced water park in Israel. Crazy water rides, pools, and chill out areas followed by the main party at the wave pool. Come join the hottest guys for an extra splashy experience. Hosting World known international DJ’s and a lot of wet surprises.

For more info, check out the official Facebook event.


CONCHITA WURST @ HAOMAN 17 – Friday 12th June

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Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst performs live on stage at Tel Aviv’s largest club Haoman 17.


OFFER NISSIM LIVE @ BLOOMFIELD STADIUM – Saturday 13th June

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Massive, open-air pride concert in Bloomfield Stadium. The biggest pride event ever held in Israel starts on Saturday, June 13 afternoon and will feature a main live performance by renowned Israeli superstar DJ and producer, proudly representing us all over the world: Offer Nissim!

For more info, check out the official Facebook event.


TLVFest – THE TEL AVIV LGBT FILM FESTIVAL – June 6th to June 15th

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TLVFest, Tel Aviv’s International LGBT Film Festival is a unique annual event taking place each June at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque. The festival offers public screenings of films with no Israeli distribution, meetings with local as well as foreign filmmakers, panel discussions and special events. The impressive program includes many exciting films while aspiring to enrich and empower tolerance and pluralism in Israeli society.

For more info, check out the official website and official Facebook page.


There are literally hundreds of other events going on throughout the week…

The best summary we found is the official Tel Aviv site.

Have a great PRIDE!