Antwerp Pride


13:00 - 16:30

Auditorium Permeke, De Coninckplein 26, 2060 Antwerpen

Antwerp Pride en Het Roze Huis zetten het jaarthema ‘Identiteit’ dik in de verf op vrijdag 10 augustus.
Dan maken de kopstukken van de Antwerpse politiek hun opwachting in Permeke voor een pittig debat.
Wat betekent ‘identiteit’ voor hen met het oog op een lokaal diversiteitsbeleid? Een expertenpanel zet eerst de lijnen van deze discussie voor hen uit. (meer…)

Meir High Heel Race

Meir Beleef Antwerpen VZW


14:00 - 16:30

Wapper, 2000 Antwerpen

Drag shows, special acts and a race in high heels!
Participation is free.
Win fabulous prizes!

Pride Games

Pride Games


18:00 - 21:30

Theaterplein, 2000 Antwerpen

VVK: 20 euro (met vroegboekkorting of via active company)

“The Pride Games”” is a brand new event for everyone who loves an active evening amongst friends. The Pride games is not a sports competition, but a series of fun battles where teams of 4-5 people compete in a race for the rainbow flag. It doesn’t matter if you’re gay, lesbian, bi, transgender or straight: everyone with the right mindset is invited to participate! The battles, each one representing one of the rainbow colors are a combination of active, creative and mental challenges and designed to get you all warmed up for Pride Weekend! Places are limited, so make sure to register your team online (on-site registration will not be possible) on our website

Roof Of Love



16:00 - 23:00

Theaterplein 2000 Antwerpen

“For the 3rd time during Antwerp Pride all the happy people join to dance underneath on giant roof, the Roof of Love.
Together with Pride Games we’ll kick of the weekend with great music, drinks, fabulous food and fun.”

ROBUST bear tea dance

Santos cafe


14:00 - 23:00

Van schoonbekeplein 19 2000 Antwerpen

Santos presents the first edition of ROBUST. A tea dance for bears and their admairers. Join our friendly to all concept and kick off your pride weekend.

Out of focus – Queer Space

Antwerp Queer Arts Festival

2/08/2018 - 12/08/2018

12:00 - 22:00

Keistraat 5 2000 Antwerpen

At ‘Het Stadsmagazijn’ we are making base camp. Stop by for a drink, get all festival info here or enjoy the activities program we have scheduled for you. All details on our website!


Antwerp Queer Arts Festival

2/08/2018 - 12/08/2018

12:00 - 17:00

Verbindingsdok Westkaai 12 2000 Antwerpen

At Gallery Verbeeck – Van Dyck we bring you an ‘Out of focus’ exhibition. Expect artworks exploring gender identities and sexualities that escape mainstream portrayal or contemplating the (dis)advantages of escaping detection/surveillance and safe spaces.

Big fat queer party

Antwerp Queer Arts Festival


20:30 - 04:00

Felixpakhuis, Godefriduskaai 30, 2000 Antwerpen

Be prepared to get knocked off your feet by the bone-rattling vocals of Shannon Funchess from Brooklyn based band Light Asylum. Post-punk, synthpop, darkwave…but always a headrush!

Also the stunning American rapper and producer Le1f will be roaring at our party event. As a gay rapper he’s garnered attention for his unique and subversive musical and performance styles. Following a series of well-received mixtapes and EPs, his debut studio album Riot Boi was released in November 2015. DJ’s Jean Biche and FasterPussyKat will take will take you dancing thoughout the night!


Sportclub het Eiland


19:00 - 23:59

Rijnkaai @ point break x stack 150 2000 Antwerpen


GAY VACAY Outdoor Party
Sportclub het Eiland presents the exotic pre-Pride party for colorful people.
Live Dj set, drinks, snacks & of cource delicious eye Candy…
A fabulous party for the LGBT Community and their friends!

Location: POINT BREAK x StAck (behind the waagnatie)

FREE entrance


The Boots



Van Aerdtstraat 22 2060 Antwerpen

“XTREME FETISH” goes on for the second time at the boots on Friday Night @ the Antwerp Pride weekend, let’s call it the hottest Partner event of “Antwerp Pride” on Friday 😉 and the perfect warm up for “A Hard Night” on Saturday Night. 2 top DJ’s will bring you in the highest atmosphere, named DJ Bramsterdam and DJ Big General both from the Netherlands. You won’t leave it unfulfilled, because we go on till early in the morning. Hang out with hot guys from all over Europe. Join a brotherhood of men who identify with the levels of fetish filth @ the boots. Share the same passion! Boasting six floors full of play spaces and equipment, this iconic venue goes from strength to strength each year. Respect our dress code.


Pride Night



Club Cargo (Red&Blue), Schipperskapelstraat 11/13, 2000 Antwerpen

After the huge succes of last year’s first edition of Pride Night of course there would be a 2018 edition. However some „small” changes have been made. During this year’s edition Pride Night will contain 3 nights on a row: From Friday 10th until Sunday 12th. (meer…)

Free Fitness Week


6/08/2018 - 12/08/2018

07:00 - 17:00

i-fitness Berchem, Covelierstraat 15, 2600 Berchem

VVK: Gratis

ADK: Gratis

Gratis fitnessweek voor alle sportievelingen van de Antwerp Pride!

Expo Feest!


1/06/2018 - 31/12/2018

10:00 - 17:00

Hanzestedenplaats 1 2000 Antwerpen

ADK: 10/8/5/3/2/0 (

Kleurrijke rituelen

Deze expo dompelt je onder in de wereldse feesten die de grote momenten in het leven vieren. Naast kleurrijke tradities zoals het Ganesha-festival, Dia De Los Muertos en de reuzenstoet, staat ook de Antwerp Pride in de spotlight. Goed om weten voor al wie nieuwsgiering is naar een stukje geschiedenis van de Antwerpse gay scene.


Pjez Unik

04/08/2018 - 06/09/2018

12:00 - 18:00

Kloosterstraat 112, 2000 Antwerpen

“Pure” is een tentoonstelling waar de man en vrouw wordt weergegeven op zijn zuiverste emotie. Geen bekommernissen of elementen die u aan banden leggen. Geen seksuele voorkeur, single of samen…iedereen is gelijk…
4 kunstenaars die hun pluimen al verdiend hebben: Wim Adriaenssens (schilderijen), Gaetano Grisafi (schilderijen), Greet Ketelaers (sculpturen) en Kieta Nuij (sculpturen) . Samen in hun eigen stijl en techniek, afzonderlijk en toch één geheel.

Bonaparte Rainbow Bar



14u 12u (12/08)

Grote Markt 21 2000 Antwerpen

Enjoy the most colorful terrace, the most colorful bar, on the most colorful square of the most colorful city!
Bonaparte is the openminded LGBTQ (and the rest of the alphabet) since 1960!
BRB is open during the entire Antwerp Pride Weekend with many extra events!

Outdoor Therapy Party

Hessenhuis café

10/08/2018 - 11/08/2018

17:00 - 4:00

Falconrui 53, 2000 Antwerpen

Hessenhuis Famous Outdoor Terapy Party , DJ , Live Acts , Showtime

Madam ABBA- Lutte




Lijnwaadmarkt 6, 2000 Antwerpen

On the night before the Antwerp Pride Gay Parade Madame Babelutte – T- Dansants, (known from the Popcorn – Oldies T- Dansants) organizes a great warming up party! It will be amazing!
The Madam ABBA Lutte T-Dance (1st DISCO edition)
Dress up like a real DISCOSTAR and show us your best moves on the many famous ABBA- & other fabulous disco-hits! You might win a bottle of Pink Spumante!
The Party will be hosted by Madame “Agnetha” Babelutte, the swinging Trudi “Frida” Darlinck, the great Juan “Bjorn” Tubo and the music wil be played by the fab DJ “Benny” PS…
When you like to party? You can not mis this Madame ABBA-Lutte.

Ladies Night

Maurice & Dietrich



Grote Markt 32 2000 Antwerpen

Naked Underwear

The Kinkys


19:00 - 5:00

Lange Beeldekensstraat 10, 2060 Antwerpen

ADK: 11 Euro

Naked Underwear FetishUnderwear Harness
Entrance fee price inc locker”

Expo Karien Maes

Maurice & Dietrich

28/07/2018 - 31/08/2018


Grote Markt 32 2000 Antwerpen

Free & funky Friday




Grote Markt 21 2000 Antwerpen

Free as a bird, fried and crispy as belgian fries?!
Enjoy the most colorful bar/dancefloor/crew on the most colorful square of the most colorful city!
Bonaparte is the openminded LGBTQ (and the rest of the alphabet) since 1960!
Bonaparte Rainbow Bar is open during the entire Antwerp Pride Weekend with many extra events!
Your incredible friday will be incredible 😉


Club Random



Geluncxstraat 28 2060 Antwerpen

Club Random presents Five – Great beats and ambiance all night long!
Your best choice for clubbing & afteparty