Are you ready to bring the Games that Change the World to your city?
The Federation of Gay Games conducts a thorough site selection process to award the Games to the next host. The next Site Selection process for Gay Games XII in 2026 will commence in 2020.
To find out more about the process and how to apply to have the chance to bring the Gay Games to your city in 2026, please contact our Officer of Site Selection, David Killian
The Gay Games was conceived by Dr. Tom Waddell, an Olympic decathlete, and was first held in San Francisco in 1982. Subsequent Gay Games are San Francisco (1986), Vancouver (1990), New York (1994), Amsterdam (1998), Sydney (2002), Chicago (2006), Cologne (2010), Cleveland+Akron (2014), Paris (2018) and Hong Kong (2022).