Lisbon Hot Season

The biggest gay event in Lisbon: HOT SEASON.

  • Event Dates

    Lisbon Hot Season takes place each year from June to September, culminating on a final party during the second weekend of September.

  • Key Highlights

    Dont miss the Slavaje Party taking place on the Friday night and the legendary Harry Louis DJ on Saturday!

Lisbon Hot Season – The Gay Circuit Festival of Portugal!

Lisbon’s biggest gay and lesbian festival gets underway each year in the heat of July. With bigger and better events, international star DJs, incredible live-acts and top-notch animation, HOT SEASON FESTIVAL will bring the best European parties to Lisbon.

The organisers of the festival are the people behind Trumps, the main gay disco of Portugal. Explains Marco Mercier, Director General of the Trumps, “the great European destinations such as Madrid, Barcelona, Mykonos, London or Paris, already have their own festivals. It is only right that Lisbon should have a festival of this nature! ”

About half of the expected audience is international, since the festival coincides with peak tourist season in Lisbon.

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

Lisboa Carmo,   SANA Lisboa,   HF Fenix Garden,   The Late Birds.

Gay Map of Lisbon

Gay Bars and clubs in Lisbon can be found in two districts, The Barrio Alto (more touristy) and the Principe Real.

Video Of Lisbon Hot Season

Highlights of the Lisbon Hot Season Events

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Recommended Hotels in Lisbon

Lisbon is quite a compact city with two distinct gay districts,Principe Real area and in the old Bairro Alto quarter. Barrio Alto tends to lean more towards the mixed, gay-friendly groups. Principe Real hosts the best bear and cruising bars. We have selected hotels within easy walking distance from both areas. Remember, Lisbon is a city of hills, so sometimes a taxi is the best option!

Lisboa Carmo Hotel
4 Star, Great Location

Lisboa Carmo



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Soundproofed, all rooms at the Second Floor B&B have either a balcony or a view of the Coliseum. Each includes a safe, flat-screen TV and fridge.

SANA Lisboa Hotel
4 Star, Great Views!

SANA Lisboa



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SANA Lisboa Hotel rooms are decorated in a contemporary style and have views over the Old City and offering spacious en suite rooms.

HF Fenix Garden
3 Star, Design Hotel

HF Fenix Garden



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The stylish Hotel Fenix Garden is situated in the centre of Lisbon, just steps away, while the high-end shops and boutiques. Free WiFi

The Late Birds
Gay Hotel

The Late Birds



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Located in Bairro Alto this Gay Men’s Guesthouse offers an outdoor swimming pool, a garden, a sun deck and a lounge bar.

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