Helsinki Pride is here!

Helsinki Pride 2016 invites you to join the biggest culture and human rights event in Finland June 27 – July 3. Helsinki Pride is a theme week of gender and sexual minorities and warmly welcomes everyone interested. The organizer of Helsinki Pride is HeSeta ry.

Pride week is a full of rainbow colored program; there are lectures on current topics, discussions, sunny picnics, workshops, art and culture and of course several awesome parties which continues until the late morning. There are events for all ages. Targeting participants of 13-25 years, the Youth Pride (Nuorten Pride) forms its own entity.

Helsinki Pride Info & Shop is located Unioninkatu 25. From Info & Shop you can buy official Helsinki Pride products and club tickets and get all the info what you need during the Pride week. Info & Shop is next to Pride House (cooperation with Café Köket). Pride House is the most essential location of the Helsinki Pride Week! There will be program on various topics, panel discussions, workshops and art in the Pride House.

On Saturday July 2nd Helsinki Pride culminates in Pride parade which starts from Senaatintori Square. Parade continues to park party (Kansalaistori) and later as the EuroGames & Helsinki Pride Closing Party. Make sure you don’t miss the colorful parade twisted with great atmosphere!
Parade route: Senaatintori Square – Unioninkatu – Pohjois Esplanadi – Mannerheimintie – Kansalaistori

We welcome you to enjoy the versatile program, cheerful atmosphere and summery Helsinki!

Program for Helsinki Pride 2016 can be found here.



Iina Niemi

Minna Kalenius
Program coordinator

Amanda Stavén
Communications manager