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Paris Gay Pride 2014 - Marche des Fiertes LGBT 2014

Celebrating Gay Pride in the City of Lights

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The romantic, enchanting city of Paris celebrates Gay Pride, called Marche des Fiertes LGBT, at the end of June (on June 28, in 2014) with a massive parade that draws more than 650,000 spectators and participants as well as a series of parties, balls, and other lively events. Related Pride Activities includes parties at a variety of clubs throughout the city.

The Pride Paris Parade commences on Saturday, June 28, at 2 pm, departing from a new location this year, at the Luxembourg Metro. The procession finishes at Place de la Republique, where there's a Pride celebration from 4 pm until 9 pm. Here's an official map of the Paris Pride Parade route.

Numerous gay clubs, hotels, pubs, and restaurants will also be holding events and offering special promotions during Paris Gay Pride, especially the city's tres gay Marais District. Check out About.com Paris's excellent primer on the Paris Pride Celebration as well as a handy guide to the best GLBT Bars and Clubs in Paris. Also see About.com France's festive Paris Gay Pride photo gallery.

Other excellent resources on gay travel in Paris include ParisMarais.Com. Very helpful, too, is Patroc.com's Gay Paris site. Also take a look at the excellent GLBT site produced by the city's official tourism organization, the Paris Convention and Visitors Office.

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