Phuket Pride Week is a grand highlight of Thailand, founded in 1999. The organiser is Phuket Loves You Club which is widely supported by local government and business.
Most of the festival actions take place on Patong beach with many stunning activities—beach-volleyball tournaments, athletic competitions, beauty contests, day cruise trips, street parties, beach parties, charity auctions, live concerts, cabaret shows and many beautiful fireworks. The most prominent event of the festival is a significant Gay Grand Pride. It's a stunning procession with many colourful, amazing costumes decorated with feathers, glitter and sequins! The ending of the festival is accompanied by closing party with international DJs and exciting shows.
Phuket Gay Pride Festival is organised to protome love, freedom, and solidarity and to support LGBT community. Event's income will be granted to the LGBT and HIV charities.