Gay Pride Taipei 2021

Gay pride in Taipei, Taiwan is one of the largest Pride events in Asia taking place on the last Saturday of October each year.

  • Event Dates

    Awaiting Dates for 2020

  • Key Highlights

    The parade starts from a special Gay Pride Village (Ketagalan Blvd) then moves through the streets of Taipei returning to the Village for big after party! The parade leaves at 2pm – Check Route.

Asia’s No 1 Gay Pride parade and party

The biggest Gay event in Taiwan is Taipei Gay Pride with more then 200,000 people from around the world attending this 4 day event. The Gay parade takes place on the last Saturday in October each year and is the highlight of the event.

North Route : Taipei City Hall → Renai Road → Dunhua South Road → Zhongxiao East Road → Yixian Road → Taipei City Hall

South Route : Taipei City Hall → Ren’ai Road → Guangfu South Road → Xinyi Road → Dunhua South Road → Ren’ai Road → Taipei City Hall


  • 11:30 “Rainbow Market” is officially opened.
  • 13:00. The stage program starts.
  • 14:00 The parade starts .
  • 16:20 The stage program starts.
  • 18:40 The parade ends.

When the parade returns to the main stage gets under way, with local celebrities performing to show their support for gay pride, you will also find lots of stalls highlighting the gay charities and organisations supported by the Pride. Over the years this gay pride has evolved from a political rally to a celebration of gay culture making it fun for everyone.

There are lots parties  held over the pride weekend, some of the most popular of the big parties are Saturday night at the W Hotel Taipei, and the weekend circuit parties with famous DJ s from around the word and the hottest go go boys your will find in Taiwan.

The pride parade and pride gay village is not that close to the gay bars of the Red District, so we would recommend that you take a taxi to the parade from your hotel.

We have found hotels with good reviews that keep you close to all the action,

The Okura Prestige,    Just Sleep,    The Tango Hotel,    Airline Hotel,    W Taipei

Taipei Pride Route

Note there are 3 routes to the parade this year, with each colour denoting different themes. Please check the official printed program for details.

This was the route for 2020.

Time: 13:30 set, starting from 14:30

Venue: Kaida Gran Avenue (Park Road to Zhongshan South Road)
Parade route: (with the city police coordination to complete, if there are changes to this page shall prevail)

North Line [Green Blue White]
Zhongshan South Road → Qingdao East Road → Linsen South Road → Chung Hsiao East Road section → Chung Hsiao East Road 2 →
Jinshan South Road section → Renai Road, paragraph 2 → Renai Road section

South route [pink and yellow purple]
Xinyi Road section → Xinyi Road, second paragraph → Jinshan South Road, second paragraph → section of peace east section of
the first section of Roosevelt Road → Roosevelt Road section → Zhongshan South Road

West Route [Red Orange Black]
Park Road → Xiangyang Road → Chongqing South Road section → Hengyang Road → Zhonghua Road section → Zhongxiao West Road
section → Park Road → Qingdao West Road → Zhongshan South Road

Video Of Taipei Gay Pride

Check out highlights of the best of Gay Pride Taipei

W Hotel Taipei

Recommended Hotels in Taipei

All of the gay bars and clubs in Taipei are centred around Ximen’s Red House District. Here are our top hotel recommendations.

The Okura Prestige
5 Star, Luxury

The Okura Prestige

The Tango Hotel Taipei Nanshi is a 10-minute walk from Taipei Main Station & the popular Ximending shopping area. Modern air-conditioned accommodation

The Tango Hotel
4 Star Great Location

This 4 star hotel offers air conditioned rooms with a flat screen TV and a DVD player, safe and a fridge. The bathrooms have a spa bathtub.  Located in the gay area.

Just Sleep Hotel
4 Star – Comfrot

Just a 2-minute walk from MRT Ximen Station & Ximending shopping district, Just Sleep – Ximending provides guests with warm services & cosy rooms. Free WiFi

Airline Inn Taipei
3 Star – Unique

Rooms at the 3 star Airline Inn are equipped with a flat screen TV, minibar, personal safe and Private bathrooms. This hotel is next to all the gay bars and night life of Taipei.

Recommended Apartments in Taipei

Taipei Ximen
1 Bedroom

Taipei Ximen Apartment in Taipei

Calm and stylish decoration, located in the center of Ximen business district, MRT Ximen Station, cinemas, shopping districts, all kinds of delicious restaurant snacks, all within a 3-5 minute walk. Area is about 46 square meters, 24hrs security apartment with lift

1 Bedroom

Downstairs is the Ximen-ding shopping district with local specialties and international cuisine available for your dining as well as late night snacks available at all hours. There are many department stores, convenience stores and drug stores

Industrial Style

Industrial Style Apartment in Taipei

Ximending Shopping District, Taipei City, next to Red House Plaza, walk about 3-5 minutes to MRT Ximen Station. We have prepared the best travel locations for you! Industrial style independent suites are waiting for you to experience. Close to all the gay bars

Ximen MRT

Ximen MRT Apartment in Taipei

The property is about 3 minutes from the center of Ximending. Ximen MRT Station is located in the center of Taipei, about 10-30 minutes by MRT to Taipei’s major attractions. And close to all of Taipei’s gay bars shopping and restaurants just around the corner.

Other Events in TAIPEI


Taipei Mega Dragon Boat Circuit Festival

The Dragon Boat Festival weekend plays host to the Mega Party, Taipei's No 1 gay circuit party and organiser of top parties throughout the year.
CUM - Create your Magic Moments

CUM – Create your Magic Moments

CUM is a popular monthly party taking place on the 2nd Saturday of each month
WERK! @ Triangle

WERK! at Triangle

The biggest monthly gay night out in Taipei, with guest DJ’s, drag shows, and hunky go-go dancers
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