February 21 - March 1, 2017. Unbridled annual festivities from Tuesday until "Burial of the Sardine Effigy," on Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent. Thousands of costumed revelers, dozens of floats, Thursday Debauchery parade, Sunday Extermination parade: drag queens in black. Huge crowds, many parties.
May 16-21, 2017, Annual international circuit festival with parties over 4-day weekend. To include: WE Party, Papa, Delice, MALE Party, Gorillas, Best Bum Contest, Cabaret, Pool Party, The New Cancun, La Nuit des Crazyvores, Graden Party, MisterDream Contest, and Drag events. Host hotel: HOTEL ANTEMARE 4. See website for latest updatess:
June 8-12, 2017. Sunday street parade 5pm on the paseo (starts from Kansas Restaurant on Psg Maritimo), involving most of the many gay bars and businesses of this beach resort; daily entertainment at the Gay Pride Village (including daily Tea Dance from 5pm), concerts, dancing, cabaret shows, dance parties and more events around town at the clubs. For more info see the website:
August 21-27 + September 23, 2017 (climax days August 23-24). Big fireworks display on Saturday the 23rd at Platja de la Fragata (beach). Feasts, parades, music, costumes, folk dances, giant figures (Els Gegants), devils, dragons, human towers, fire crackers and Moixiganga dances - throughout the streets and in Plaça de l'Ajuntament.
September 1-10, 2017 (TBC) - expect over 5,000 bears for dinners, bar and pool parties, beach picnics, underwear parties, parties, comedy showsdance parties, and more. Events at Bear-Village, Bar El Horno, XXL Bar, BSC “ORGANIC" Disco, Hotel Calipolis. Check out Bearsbar.com website in addition to below.
October 6-15, 2017 (TBC). Nine-day International Fantastic Film Festival - in its 50th yeat - the number one fantasy film festival in the world, also the Catalonian cultural event with the most media impact. The Sitges Festival is a stimulating mix of encounters, exhibitions, presentations and fantasy film screenings from all over the world.