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Maspalomas May Pride 2023 : Full Program & Events

Join one of the biggest gay event worldwide! The Maspalomas Pride 2023 in Gran Canaria Island, the opening pride season of the year 2023! Following this pride, the many other prides of the world will start.

Indeed, men from all over the world meet up for one of the best pride worldwide and major circuit stop. Get ready to meet people from Spain (Madrid, Barcelona, etc.) but also France, Germany, the UK, the USA, Brazil, Tel Aviv, Greece and more! hundred thousands of people are expected over those crazy 11 days! Pretty much big festival vibes.

The epicenter of the Maspalomas LGBT+ Pride celebrations is the Yumbo, located in the heart of Playa del Inglés. For those who don’t know it, the Yumbo is the only gay party center in the world. It has tons of bars, shops, restaurants and more, dedicated exclusively to the community. In the middle of the Yumbo you will find a huge dancefloor (Pride Park) and the Main Stage where you will dance, enjoy live performances, shows and great parties of pop and house music…. totally FREE!

All around you will find the many bars where you can enjoy a good drink, dance and meet thousands of people.

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Get a vibe from the atmosphere with the video below.

Complete program right below.

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IN THE DAYTIME:

Enjoy Gran Canaria Island’s  best weather in the world, visit the Dunes, sunbath on the large and beautiful beaches of Maspalomas or your resortʼs swimming pool, go sightseeing, eat well and get some rest for what follows next! Check the full city guide at maspalomas.paradisr.com for complete details and HERE for concrete ideas on what to do exactly and where.

Feel free to check or skip the daytime paid parties, they are optional.

AT NIGHT TIME:

Every night is the MAIN EVENT in the middle of Yumbo and in the 6 Packs Zone.

It is completely FREE! It starts at 21:00 (9pm). All the bars in the entire Yumbo are ready to take your drink orders!

– 21:00 – 22:00 (9pm to 10pm): Welcome Music.

– 22:00 – 0:00 (10pm to midnight): Live performances (singers, shows, fashion night, contests, etc.)

– 0:00 until late: Free massive outdoor party every night with deejays.

See the full program below.


Day 1: Thursday May 4th

NIGHT TIME – MAIN EVENT (FREE!)

Venue: Yumbo (Main Stage + 6 Packs Zone)

22:00/00:30. Carlos Salinas (Spain)

00:30/until late. DJ Lucky


Day 2: Friday, May 5th

DAYTIME PAID EVENT (15 EUR)

13:00/20:00 | WELCOME POOL PARTY.

Venue: Los Almendros. DJs: San Keryton (Brazil) + Carlos Salinas (Spain).

NIGHT TIME – MAIN EVENT (FREE!)

21:00 | WELCOME MUSIC. FREE.

Venue: Yumbo (Main Stage + 6 Packs Zone)

22:00/00:00 | WELCOME PRIDE NIGHT. FREE.

Venue: Yumbo main stage.

22:00. Gio Box (Italy)

22:30. The Gangsters Duo (UK)

23:00. Glitter Girls (Spain)

23:30. Free Vogue (Spain)

00:00 | PRIDE PARTY. FREE.

Venue: Yumbo main stage.

00:00. San Keryton (Brazil)

02:00.. Diego Delgado (Venezuela)


Day 3: Saturday, May 6th

DAYTIME PAID EVENT (18 EUR)

13:00/20:00 | PLEASE DISTURB POOL PARTY. 

Venue: Axel Beach Hotel Maspalomas

NIGHT TIME – MAIN EVENT (FREE!)

21:00 | WELCOME MUSIC. FREE.

Venue: Yumbo (Main Stage + 6 Packs Zone)

22:00/00:00 | GALA MADE IN THE CANARY ISLANDS. FREE.

Venue: Yumbo square, Pride Park.

22:00. Ruben Diza (Gran Canaria).

22:30. Javy Martin (Gran Canaria).

23:00. Jia Miles (Gran Canaria).

23:30. Rainbow Gospel Choir. (Gran Canaria)

00:00 | TOGETHER PARTY LISBON. FREE.

Venue: Yumbo square, Pride Park.

00:00. MCDJ (Portugal)

02:00. Jose Lagares (Spain)


Day 4: Sunday, May 7th

DAYTIME PAID EVENT (18 EUR)

13:00/20:00 | PEOPLE POOL PARTY

Venue: Hotel Ritual Maspalomas.

15:00. Carlos Salinas (Spain)

17:30. DJ Lucky (France)

NIGHT TIME – MAIN EVENT (FREE!)

21:00 | WELCOME MUSIC. FREE.

Venue: Yumbo (Main Stage + 6 Packs Zone)

22:00/00:00 | PRIDE TALENT SHOW. FREE.

Venue: Yumbo square, Pride Park.

00:00 | LA LIRIO PARTY SEVILLE. FREE.

Venue: Yumbo square, Pride Park.

00:00. Jose Lagares (Spain)

02:00. Ivan Pequeño (Spain)


Day 5: Monday, May 8th

DAYTIME PAID EVENT (18 EUR)

13:00/20:00 PINK POOL PARTY. 

Venue: Axel Beach Hotel Maspalomas

15:00. Juandi Garcia (Spain)

17:30. Jose Lagares (Spain)

NIGHT TIME – MAIN EVENT (FREE!)

21:00 | WELCOME MUSIC. FREE.

Venue: Yumbo (Main Stage + 6 Packs Zone)

22:00/00:00 | PINK NIGHT. FREE.

Venue: Yumbo square, Pride Park.

22:00. Alexey Jer (Spain)

22:30. Matthew Williams (UK)

23:00. Thania Hill (Spain)

23:30. Bentley Jones (UK)

00:00 | PINK PARTY. FREE.

Venue: Yumbo square, Pride Park.

00:00. Diego Delgado (Venezuela).

02:00. Saint Keryton (Brazil).


Day 6: Tuesday, May 9th

DAYTIME PAID EVENTS

11:00/21:00 DJ LUCKY POOL PARTY BIG EDITION (20 EUR. 15 EUR with promo code PARADISR)

Venue: Axel Beach Hotel Maspalomas

Type: Interactive pop music pool party with DJ Lucky. Happy Boys. Drag Queens.

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13:00/20:00 OLE! SPANISH POOL PARTY.

Venue: Hotel Ritual Maspalomas.

Type: Circuit music.

15:00. Ivan Pequeño (Spain)

17:30. Joseph Wolf (Colombia)

NIGHT TIME – MAIN EVENT (FREE!)

21:00 | WELCOME MUSIC. FREE.

Venue: Yumbo (Main Stage + 6 Packs Zone)

22:00/23:59 | TRIBUTE NIGHT. FREE.

Venue: Yumbo square, Pride Park.

Hosted by Jolina Mennen.

22:00. Dancing Queens (UK)

22:30. Making it Madonna (UK)

23:00. Gus Jackson (Spain)

23:20. Donna Marie, Lady Gaga (UK)

23:45. Absolute Britney (UK)

00:00. | PEOPLE PARTY. FREE.

Venue: Yumbo square, Pride Park.

00:00. Carlos Salinas (Spain)

02:00. Joseph Wolf (Colombia)


Day 7: Wednesday, May 10th

DAYTIME PAID EVENTS

12:00/21:00 | WET & WHITE POOL PARTY (40 EUR / SOLD OUT)

Venue: Amadores Beach Club.

Nacho Chapado, Sharon O Love, Esteban Lopez.

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12:00/21:00 | PRIDE ON THE BEACH (20 EUR)

Playa del Inglés, Anexo II. Calle las Dunas.

12:00. Carlos Salinas (Spain)

15:00. Joseph Wolf (Colombia)

16:30. Jose Lagares (Spain)

18:00. Jose Ruiz (Spain)

19:30. Orel Sabag (Israel)

NIGHT TIME – MAIN EVENT (FREE!)

21:00 | WELCOME MUSIC. FREE.

Venue: Yumbo (Main Stage + 6 Packs Zone)

22:00/00:00 FASHION NIGHT. FREE.

Venue: Yumbo square, Pride Park.

23:30. Soraya (Spain)

Fashion Show of Boxer and Code 22 brands.

00:00 | GIBUS PARIS J’ADORE. FREE.

Venue: Yumbo square, Pride Park.

00:00. Aurel (France)

02:00. Jose Rendon (Venezuela).

23:00 | HARD ON. PAID EVENT (15 EUR)

Venue: Bunker (Cruising Club). (Ground Floor, right next to Yumbo main stage)

Music: Matt Bogard.

02:00 | THE HOUSE OF FLOWERS. PAID EVENT. (35 EUR)

Venue: Heaven Night Club, Yumbo 3rd floor.

02:00. San Keryton (Brazil)

04:30. Joseph Wolf (Colombia)


Day 8: Thursday May 11th

DAYTIME PAID EVENTS

Venue: Botanico (Holiday World). Music: Rapha Madrid, Lope and Sergio Tyler.

13:00/20:00 | WET & HAIRY BEAR POOL PARTY BY BEAR CARNIVAL (18 EUR)

Venue: Axel Beach Hotel Maspalomas. Music: Paky Chulo (Spain)

13:00/20:00 | GAY BOAT PARTY (75 EUR)

NIGHT TIME – MAIN EVENT (FREE!)

21:00 | WELCOME MUSIC. FREE.

Venue: Yumbo (Main Stage + 6 Packs Zone)

22:00/00:00 | MASPALOMAS DRAG RACE GALA. FREE.

Venue: Yumbo square, Pride Park.

Hosted by Michael Marouli.

Drag Gio performance (Spain)

00:00 | MATRIX, I CONFESS. FREE.

Venue: Yumbo square, Pride Park.

00:00. Manuel de Diego (Spain)

02:30. Black Flamingo (Spain)


Day 9: Friday, May 12th

DAYTIME PAID EVENTS (50 EUR)

11:00/21:00 | SUNDANCE POOL PARTY

Venue: Ocean Club Maspalomas

Deejays:

11:00. Carlos Salinas (Spain)

15:00. Iellamo (Brazil)

16:00. Saint Keryton (Brazil)

17:00. Mauro Tommasi (Italy)

19:00. Manuel Coby (Italy)

20:30. Marc (Spain)

Live performances

Vicco (Spain)

Soraya Naoyin (Spain)

Paulina Rubio (Mexico)

13:00/20:00 | WOMEN’S POOL PARTY

Venue: Axel Beach Hotel Maspalomas

Hosted by Sonsoles Artigas.

Supersonikka (Spain)

Twinyi (Spain)

NIGHT TIME – MAIN EVENT (FREE!)

21:00 | WELCOME MUSIC. FREE.

Venue: Yumbo (Main Stage + 6 Packs Zone)

22:00/00:00 | FREEDOM AWARDS GALA. FREE.

Venue: Yumbo square, Pride Park.

22:00. Musical opening by Conchi Rodriguez.

22:15. Terry Show (Yumbo Drag Show).

22:30. Zeitflug (Germany).

23:00. Cristina Ramos (Spain)

00:00/04:30 | EL MOZO COLOMBIA, PINK GALAXIA. FREE.

Venue: Yumbo square, Pride Park.

00:00 Oscar Max (Colombia)

02:00. JMO (Colombia)

02:00 | MEMOIRS OF A GAYSHA (PAID EVENT 30 EUR)

Venue: Heaven Night Club, Yumbo 3rd floor.

02:00. Diego Delgado (Venezuela)

03:30. Ivan Pequeño (Spain)

05:00. Jose Lagares (Spain)


Day 10: Saturday, May 13th

DAYTIME EVENT (FREE!)

16:00. | FLOAT PARADE. FREE.

Tour of Avenida de Tirajana – Avenida de Gran Canaria – Avenida de España – Yumbo

18:00. | FREEDOM PARTY PRIDE AFTER PARADE. FREE.

Venue: Yumbo (Main Stage + 6 Packs Zone)

Deejays:

18:00. Diego Delgado (Spain)

20:00. Manuel Coby (Italy)

22:00. Chris Turina (Chile)

00:00. Mark (Spain)

02:00. Rashad Miraz (Spain)

Live performances

00:00h. Soraya Naoyin (Spain)

PAID EVENT NIGHT TIME (40 EUR)

02:00. | THE GREATEST SHOW

Venue: Heaven Night Club, Yumbo 3rd floor.

02:00. Saint Keryton (Brazil)

03:30. Jose Rendon (Venezuela)

05:00. Mauro Tommasi (Italy)


Day 11: Sunday, May 14th

DAYTIME PAID EVENT (35 EUR)

13:00/20:00 | ICE CREAM POOL PARTY

Venue: Hotel Seven.

13:00. Black Flamingo (Spain)

15:30. Chris Turina (Chile)

18:00. Manuel Coby (Italy)

NIGHT TIME – MAIN EVENT (FREE!)

21:00 | WELCOME MUSIC. FREE.

Venue: Yumbo (Main Stage + 6 Packs Zone)

22:00/00:00 | CLOSING NIGHT. FREE.

Venue: Yumbo square, Pride Park.

Hosted by Armani D’Vyne.

22:00. Funny Boys (Yumbo Drag Show)

22:30. Flamenco Fuego

23:00. Rainbow Gospel Choir (Spain)

23:30. Kate Ryan (Belgium)

00:00. | OH MY GODS. FREE.

Venue: Yumbo square, Pride Park.

00:00. Jose Lagares (Spain)

02:00. Ivan Pequeño (Spain)

02:00. | CALIENTE (PAID EVENT: 30 EUR)

Venue: Heaven Night Club, Yumbo 3rd floor.

02:00. San Keryton (Brazil)

03:30. Rashad Miraz (Spain)

05:00. Marc (Spain)

Erotic show: Jonathan Miranda (Brazil) and Apolo Adri (Spain).


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