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Join us in celebration of Oslo Pride in 2024

Marking 50 years from the first Pride event in Oslo, Oslo Pride 2024 continues to honor and celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community, dignity and solidarity. This June we welcome you to Oslo Pride 2024 and invite you to hang out with Welcome to Oslo and Oslopolitan at Pride Park on June 26! 🏳️‍🌈

Oslo kommune and Oslopolitan Welcome to Oslo Pride

Friends don't let friends experience Oslo Pride alone!

Join us for a networking and hang-out event, Welcome to Oslo - Pride edition on June 26 from 15:00 to 17:00 at Pride Park, Sofienbergparken. Please register your attendance anonymously here. Pride Park has no entrance fee, so everyone is welcome!

🏳️‍🌈 You are invited:

Date: June 26
Time: 15:00 to 17:00
Location: Pride Park (Sofienbergparken). Look for Welcome to Oslo signs!
Entrance: Free

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to connect and celebrate with the community!

Norway is one of the most LGBTQIA+ friendly countries, and if you are curious to find out how you can participate in the Oslo Pride celebration, this is a great event to both learn more and meet new friends.

Take a look at Visit Norway's video The Story of OsLove 🏳️‍🌈🇳🇴 and see what people said about the importance of marching in Oslo's Pride Parade.

Oslo Pride Parade 2023

Oslo Pride Parade in 2023

Photo by Ida Toldnæs/Oslo Pride, licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

Oslo Pride 2023 Flaggheising

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon attended the flag-raising ceremony at Oslo City Hall in 2023, which marked the beginning of the Oslo Pride festival. Also present were former Mayor of Oslo Marianne Borgen and the executive director of Oslo Pride, Dan Bjørke.

Photo by Gaurav Madan/Oslo Pride, licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

Information on Oslo Pride 2024

Oslo Pride begins on June 19, and ends with the Pride Parade on Saturday, June 29. Oslo Pride is the largest celebration of queer love and diversity in Norway, and celebrated across Oslo. People from the Oslo region, across Norway, and other countries gather to celebrate in unity. Check out the program to see how you can join and participate in the different events!

🏳️‍🌈 When and where is Oslo Pride in 2024?

From June 19 to June 29, Oslo Pride hosts Pride Park, Mini Pride, Pride House, Oslo Pride Business Forum, and not least the Pride Parade.

🏳️‍🌈 Program

Looking for the full program? Enjoy!

🏳️‍🌈 When and where will Pride Park be?

Pride Park will be at Sofienbergparken (here's Google Maps) and is open from Wednesday June 26 until Saturday June 29. The park's opening hours are 15:00 - 23:00. On the day of the parade, June 29, the park is open from 12:00 to 23:00.

The venue features stands from various organizations, and one of those stands will be ours. On June 26, look for the Welcome to Oslo sign and join us at 15:00 to celebrate Oslo Pride 2024. Don’t forget to sign up!

In addition to introducing various organizations, this venue also features restaurants, stages, bars, and the Pride store.

🏳️‍🌈 When and where will Pride House be?

From June 22 to June 26, Legenes Hus (Google Maps) transforms into Pride House!

This year marks 50 years since the first Pride event in Oslo, and Pride House events will delve into the movement's history, queer culture, and politics. Join for debates, workshops, and lectures that explore these important topics

🏳️‍🌈 Mini Pride

In Pride Park at Sofienbergparken, there will be an area called Mini Pride, designed for children aged 3-12. Children and their families can enjoy theater, literature, dance, and music.

🏳️‍🌈 The Pride Parade

The Pride festival culminates with the Pride Parade, where people demand their legal rights and celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community, their achievements, and love. The parade demonstrates the unity of people standing together to demand and defend their rights.

This year, the parade will take place on Saturday, June 29th. It will start at 12:00 at Grønland and end at Pride Park (Sofienbergparken,Grünerløkka). The meeting point is at Helga Helgelsens plass, and the route follows: Helga Helgesens plass (Grønland)–Brugata–Stenersgata–Freds Olsensgate–Biskop Gunerius gate–Kirkeristen–Storgata–Nybrua–Thorvald Meyers gate–Helgesens gate–Toftes gate–Pride Park (Sofienbergparken).

Oslo Pride Parade Route

Illustration: Pride Parade map, by Oslo Pride

The route will take approximately 2 hours, so make sure you are prepared with water, sunscreen, or rain gear such as rain shoes and a rain jacket if needed.

Everyone who wants to join the celebration of queer love, legal rights, and unity, and support the parade by standing along the street, or participating in the parade itself are welcome.