Bangkok, one of the world’s most gay-friendly and welcoming cities, celebrates Pride all month long with a series of parties, events and the return of a colourful parade through the city’s streets.

  • Visiting for Bangkok Pride? Stay close to all the gay bars and clubs in Silom. Enjoy a unique experience at the Bangkok Marriott with superb views and world-class amenities.

The Events

  • Thailand’s capital hosts multiple cool, colourful and creative pride events throughout June, and everyone is welcome.
  • Bangkok Pride March typically takes place on the first Sunday in June as part of a month-long series of events and celebrations.

Bangkok Pride Parade

  • Saturday, June 1st 2024 – The Bangkok Naruemit Pride 2024 activity taking place on Rama I road.
  • Participants will begin their walk at the National Stadium Supachalasai, passing by the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC).
  • They will continue via Siam Discovery, Siam Center, Siam Paragon, and Wat Pathum Wanaram.
  • Events ultimately conclude in front of CentralWorld after a detour at the Ratchaprasong intersection.
  • Check out the top hotels close to the route on Silom Road
  • The parade and after party runs  from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Parade After Party

  • Following the ”Bangkok Naruemit Pride Parade,” several after parties are held across the city.
  • Awaiting lineup for the 2024 editions.

LGBTQI Film Festiva

  • Awaiting Dates – Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok is back with the their Pride-themed film festival.
  • ”LGBTQI+ Film Festival” will showcase six classic LGBTQ+ films throughout the day.
  • The event takes place on the 5th floor at the Grand Studio. 

Pride Cruise Party Bangkok

  • Awaiting Dates – Cruise the Chao Phraya River on a Pride-themed cruise party.
  • Entertainment acts include DJs, drag shows, a fire show, a fashion show, etc.

Pride Festival at the W Bangkok

  • Awaiting Dates – The W Hotel Bangkok hosts a series of Pride events, including their Love Out Loud Party with a mini-concert, drag queen performances, rainbow-themed foods and the “Love out Loud” party.

W Bangkok Pride Drag Brunch

  • Awaiting Dates –  The W Bangkok hosts a special edition of ”W Does Brunch” at The Kitchen Table, W Bangkok.
  • ”W DRAG BRUNCH”, a Pride-themed pop-up brunch featuring drag performances, an extensive buffet, booze, and good vibes.

Pride at the Marriott Marquis Queen’sQueen’s Park

  • Awaiting Dates – A series of fabulous food & beverage promotions at three dining outlets: Siam Tea Room, Akira Back, and ABar Rooftop.
  • Throughout June, specially-crafted colourful, creative culinary creations are served at the outlets.

The Venues

  • Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok – Rated “Exceptional” by guests, the 5-star hotel is a bustling modern hotel with beautiful infinity pool, modern fitness centre and spacious rooms.
  • The W Bangkok – Located on Silom, close to the gay bars, the W is a “Superb” rated hotel featuring the signature W Gay-friendly welcome, exceptional service and stylish rooms just steps from the city’s top attractions.
  • Marriott Marquis Queen’sQueen’s Park – Spacious rooms and a top quality breakfast make this hotel one of our editor’s top recommendations. The Marriott Marquis is also perfectly located to explore the best of gay Bangkok.
  • Mischa Cheap – An Indie bar on Khaosan Road by Dudesweet. The venue’s motto is  “No scenes. No styles. No problems”, and its name is a humorous reference to the Thai word for criminal. Dudesweet is a no-holds-barred party organiser that has played a large part in shaping Bangkok’s indie scene and club culture over the past 17 years. The bar has massive outdoor seating & afternoon sunbathing space, perfect for a Pride after party.

Where to stay in Bangkok

Here are the hotels we recommend that have good reviews and keep you close to all the action,

W Bangkok Hotel,   COMO Metropolitan,   Banyan Tree,   Bandara Suite

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