Frankfurt is a year-round destination with a lot of conferences and events so hotel rooms can book up quickly. Book in advance to get the best rates.
Frankfurt Christopher Street Day – A City Pride!
CSD is Germany’s and Switzerland’s counterpart to the pride parades and took its name from New York’s Christopher Street, of course, where the historic bar Stonewall is located.The name is slightly different, but the fun is just the same as everywhere else in the world.The festivities last all weekend with amazing concerts, live open air shows and of course the main parade. Everything comes together at Konstablerwache, Frankfurt, 60311.
The parade takes place on the final Saturday of the weekend with thousands of spectators taking to the streets of Frankfurt. The event, while still quite political, is fun and friendly and manages to combine the best of pride, delivering important messages but also celebrating diversity and independence.Visitors come from all over Europe and beyond to celebrate in the Sun. Each year the event has a different theme, striving for equality for LGBT Germans across the country.
Concerts, parties and more make up an entire weekend of celebrations.The entire event is supported by the Municipal government and the local mayor. Several charitable events also take place during the event to support local gay causes. Hotels fill up quickly so you are advised to book early. Weather in July is warm so don’t be modest when it comes to your costume.Visitors come from all over Europe and beyond to celebrate in the Sun.
Video Of Frankfurt Pride – CSD
Including some great aerial footage!
Recommended Hotels in Frankfurt
Frankfurt is a compact city with most of the gay bars located on 3 streets forming a “Bermuda Triangle”. The best hotels are all within walking distance of the centre of the city. Here are our editors top selections.
The Westin Grand
Perfectly located close to the gay bars with great pool and spa.