On August 5th, 2017. The Canal Parade is what Amsterdam Gay Pride is famous for. It's the crown on their two weeks lasting festival that features more than 200 events. Around 80 boats of different organizations and non-profit organizations are participating in the event. After the Canal Parade people celebrated love freedom with parties around the canals of Amsterdam, and the Homomonument, a memorial that commemorates all gay men and lesbians who have been subjected to persecution because of their homosexuality.