Amsterdam Gay Pride Canal Parade

One of the many highlights of August in Amsterdam, and also the biggest week in the gay Amsterdam calendar, Amsterdam’s Pride week takes over parts of the city early in the month and by far the biggest event is the famous Canal Parade. In a city known for its tolerance of nearly everything, it’s no surprise that the parade is […]

De Parade in Amsterdam

One of summer’s most highly anticipated events among locals has a name that is more than a little misleading for outsiders. Yes, “De Parade” translates into “the parade,” but this is much more of a carnival with a theater theme than anything resembling the kinds of marching parades that Americans are used to on national holidays. De Parade actually visits […]