PHOTOS: Canal Pride Rides the Waves in Amsterdam

By: Christopher Harrity
8.6.2014

What better way to celebrate Pride then getting hosed on by muscular, beglittered revelers on canal boats? This event in Amsterdam is one of the more unique manifestions of LGBT Pride and one of the more popular to attend by both residents and tourists alike.

Revelers on a boat covered in glitter parade the Prinsengracht canal participating in the Amsterdam Canal Parade during Amsterdam Gay Pride on August 2, 2014 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Over 500,000 people from all over the world attend the yearly Gay Pride and the Canal Parade where 79 boats with revelers in  costume parade the Dutch capital from the Prinsengracht canal to the Amstel river.

Blowing a kiss on the canal.

Time for a little one-on-one Gay Pride in action.

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