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Pride House: 5 Things We Know So Far

This blog post was updated on January 31, 2024.


On May 17, Pride House was announced by the organizers of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, in partnership with the Fier-Play Association. The news comes on the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia.


What We Know: Three "Locations"


At Paris 2024, there will be three expressions of Pride House:

  • A "central" Pride House, which will host more permanent programming including festive, cultural, sports and educational offerings will be based

  • A "mobile" Pride House, which will travel to different venues and communities throughout the Games

  • And a "digital" Pride House, available online, making the experience accessible to all fans of Paris 2024, continuing on as a legacy after the Games


Paris 2024 rainbow logo. Photo courtesy of Paris 2024 Organizing Committee.

The location of the central Pride House will be Rosa Bonheur sur Seine, on the Port des Invalides in the 7th arrondissement. This is located in the "Central Cluster" which will play host to Lotto Belgium House, Team Ireland House, Maison Suisse and Team USA House.


What We Know: It's an Olympic Venue


The organizers of Pride House have confirmed it will be open at Rosa Bonheur sur Seine for the Olympic Games.


It hasn't recently been confirmed whether the central Pride House will also be open for the Paralympic Games.


What We Know: It Has Three Key Objectives


Taking on additional meaning than a typical hospitality house, Paris 2024 organizers have declared three specific objectives for Pride House:


... Pride House is open to everyone who believes in the need for more inclusive sport, [organizing] around three objectives: Building awareness on the inclusion of LGBTI+ people in the world of sport by enabling them to express themselves from a dedicated space; Offering a space for celebrating the performances of LGBTI+ athletes by enabling them to meet their supporters; Leaving a more inclusive approach concerning LGBTI+ people in sport as a legacy for the international sporting movement.

What We Know: Nearby Sport Events


The closest Paris 2024 sport events to central Pride House will be:


  • Beach Volleyball at Eiffel Tower Stadium

  • Fencing and Taekwondo at Grand Palais

  • BMX Freestyle, Skateboarding, Breaking and 3x3 Basketball at Place de la Concorde


All of these venues are within a 25 minute walk of central Pride House.


What We Know: Nearby Hospitality Houses


Maison Suisse, Lotto Belgium House and Team USA House are the closest Hospitality Houses to central Pride House. They're located within 25 minutes via transit.


Are you planning to visit Pride House?

  • Yes! I wouldn't miss it.

  • I haven't decided yet.


More details to come on Pride House. Watch this space!

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