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Torremolinos is a gay-friendly city and gay pride is held every year in May/June, in the last more than 30,000 people attended the Torremolinos parade, which is a new record. Torremolinos has several gay hotels, beaches and lots of bars in the area called Nogalera.
It’s great to see how a city can mix people whether you’re gay or straight! Torremolinos Gay Pride is a 7-day celebration taking place on the Costa del Sol. The town comes alive with rainbows and glitter! It is an event embraced by everyone!
Pride LGTBI meets during the first week of June with up to 30,000 people each year. Exhibitions, films, concerts and festivals are some of the attractions of these festive days, although the parade is without doubt far more important. A large number of modern and fun floats drive through the streets, accompanied by thousands of participants and onlookers. Music and dance convert the municipality into a huge festive outdoor party in motion, ending in the Plaza de La Nogalera, epicenter of the LGBT tourism in the city. And lets not forget the beach party.!
Saturday is the biggest day of the entire event when the main parade makes its way through the streets of the city from 5 pm, through a now established route with includes, Rafael Quintana, Europa, las Avenida Isabel Manoja y Manantiales, la plaza Costa del Sol y al Avenida Palma de Mallorca. The event culminates in Plz La Nogalera with international acts, DJs, tributes and one amazing party atmosphere.
All of the clubs and bars in La Nogelara will host pride-themed parties and events. The main parade kicks off on Saturday evening making its way through the streets of the town before ending at Plaza De La Nogalera. Leaving City Hall the route continues along with Rafael Quintada Rosado, Avenida Isabel Manoja, passing by By the Avda. Palma de Mallorca until the Plaza Nogalera. There the festivities continue late into the night with a stage showing live acts and performances from well know Spanish and International celebrities, guest DJs, drag acts and more!