On 22 July 2021, the U.S. Embassy in Budapest issued a Demonstration Alert, which reads in part as follows: “Be advised that on July 24, 2021, there are several planned demonstrations against the Budapest Pride Parade. Currently, we are unaware of information indicating a specific threat from or against these events. Hungarian Police will be present at each of these events to monitor the security situation.

“Pride Parade Details:
“Date/Time: Saturday, July 24, 3-8pm
“Gathering Site: Madách Imre tér in District 7 (from 1:30 pm)
“Route: Madách Imre tér – Károly körút – Astoria – Múzeum körút – Kálvin tér – Vámház körút – Fovám tér – Szabadság híd – Szent Gellért tér – Szent Gellért rakpart – Erzsébet híd alatt (a Döbrentei tér) – Attila út – Szarvas tér – Krisztina körút –
“Destination: Tabán (area bounded by Krisztina körút – Kereszt utca – Rácz Fürdo). Participants are expected to arrive between 5:00-5:30 pm. The after party will last until 20:00 pm.

“Protest Locations:

  • “Deák Ferenc tér in District 5
  • “Andrássy út, between Vörösmarty utca and Bajcsy-Zsilinszky utca (counter-march)
  • “Bajcsy-Zsilinszky út, between Andrássy út and Nyugati tér (counter-march)
  • “Kossuth Lajos tér / Parliament
  • “Clark Ádám tér by Lánchíd (Chain bridge – Buda side)
  • “Széchenyi tér by Lánchíd (Chain bridge – Pest side)
  • “Szabad sajtó útja by Erzsébet híd (Pest side)
  • “Ferenciek tere
  • “Southern end of Nyugati tér
  • “Szabadság tér
  • “Blaha Lujza tér
  • “Near Budapest Park (location of the Afterparty)”

The full text of the Alert is available here.