Updated July 2017:
Good news for gay travelers! As previously reported in April, the annual LGBT pride parade for one of the world’s most popular gay destinations was in jeopardy of cancellation as Brazil’s financial crisis continues. However, we are happy to report that the parade will go on and is now scheduled for
Sunday, October 15th.
Updated September 2017:
Yes, the parade organizers issued a statement one month before the scheduled date to inform the public the parade has been re-scheduled yet again. As of now, the parade will take place on Sunday, November 19, 2017. The week of festivities is set to begin on November 13th.
Plan your trip now with our guide to the top gay-friendly hotels and places to stay in Rio de Janeiro! And check back for a full schedule of festivities once pride week events are confirmed.