2023 LGBTQ Pride Guide
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Pride Journeys is proud to present the 2023 LGBTQ Pride Guide, a comprehensive and ongoing list of events celebrating the LGBTQ community. This list contains not only Pride events, but also fundraisers, circuit parties and other large-scale events targeting LGBTQ individuals. To submit content for consideration, please email email@example.com
May 27-June 25: The Wichita Pride organization’s 2023 Wichita Pride Festival kicks off with a concert on May 27 and runs through June 25. The theme for this year’s festival is “Looking Back Moving Forward.” The organization looks to celebrate the work that has been done in years past but also look to the future as they strive to expand Wichita Pride to a year-round celebration. New this year, Wichita Pride is partnering with the Tallgrass Film Association in a new initiative, Pridegrass, for three films during Pride Month. To find more events and activities while you’re in Wichita, visit our calendar of events. Wondering what visiting the Heart of the Country is like for members of the LGBTQ+ community? Explore our LGBTQ+ Community Guide to learn more about Wichita’s LGBTQ+ culture through the eyes of those in the know.
May 31- June 5: GayDays Orlando is comprised of multiple events staged at world-famous attractions; gay and lesbian clubs; and unique venues that create a renowned gay and lesbian vacation experience. Girls in Wonderland is the counterpart to GayDays, caters to female members of the LGBTQ+ community featuring parties, special performances and celebrity appearances. One Magical Weekend, always on the first weekend in June, is one of the largest LGBTQ+ pride and music festivals in the world.
June 3-30: St. Croix is considered by many to be 'the most gay friendly island in the Caribbean'. This quiet little slice of America's Paradise offers many LGBTQ and gay friendly places to stay, as well as a host of shops, restaurants, activities, beaches, venues, events and more. June is St. Croix Pride month and the whole island shows its pride celebrating the unique heritage and history of the LGBTQ community of the island. This month-long celebration of Crucian Pride includes fun adventures, parades, dancing, parties and so much more. Each day offers events centered around the mission of St. Croix Pride who works toward a future without discrimination where all people have equal rights under the law.
June 1: Ypsilanti Chalk Up Event – Ypsilanti, Michigan: Join the Ypsi Pride team and Unicorn Feed & Supply, as well as several area organizations, for a family-friendly community Pride month decorating event! All ages and abilities welcome. Decorate the street and sidewalks with positive messages and doodles to celebrate pride. All materials will be provided! Start planning your trip: YpsiReal.com
June 1-25: The largest Pride celebration in Florida is back, marking 20+ years of St. Pete Pride! The destination has become a haven for LGBTQ+ travelers over the years, encouraging them to celebrate who they are not only in June, but the other 11 months of the year as well. St. Pete has scored a perfect score on the human rights index for 9 years in a row and is home to an ever growing LGBTQ community. What began as a small parade through the Grand Central District has quickly become a month-long celebration in June with many events to celebrate throughout the month.
June 1 – 29 : Pride at Pickford Film Center Join Bellingham, Washington’s indie cinema as they present two series celebrating Pride in film. The first series, Transcendent Love Stories, features four of the most critically acclaimed, visually sumptuous, and agonizingly beautiful romances of the 21st century. The second series, Hidden in Plain Sight: The Visual Language of Trans Cinema, explores camouflaged representation within the history of transgender film.
June 1-3: In Milwaukee, Wisconsin's largest pride events is PrideFest which is held annually at Henry Maier Festival Park. From June 1-3, 2023, everyone is invited to enjoy live music, drag performances, food trucks, and tons of exciting activities and entertainment. There are also booths featuring information about the LGBTQ+ community and its causes. Just outside the city in Ride With Pride is the season kickoff event for the Wisconsin Pride Rides motorcycle group. What started as one rider’s idea is now unofficially the largest LGBTQ+ motorcycle run anywhere. Join the fun on June 3rd by meeting at the House of Harley-Davidson in Milwaukee and ride with pride!
June 1-4: It’s back, Community Pride in Douglas offering 4 days of colorful fun. Highlights include National Act Tom Sandoval and the Most Extras on June 3 at the party in the park. With an inclusive atmosphere and plenty of activities to choose from, there’s something for everyone. Experience all that Saugatuck/Douglas has to offer along with the joy of Community Pride and make memories to last a lifetime. Find more information on the festival, area attractions and lodging at www.communitypridemi.org.
June 1-4: Pandora Events is debuting their 22nd Annual Girls in Wonderland (GIW), an LGBTQ+ festival, at a new location–the Wyndham Orlando Resort–on June 1-4, 2023 during Disney World’s Gay Days.
June 1: III Points x Wynwood Pride PAMM: Natinoal Pride Month Celebration - Kick-off National Pride Month, June 1st, at Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) with a series of vibrant talks, live performances and DJ jams co-presented with III Points Festival and Wynwood Pride. The evening's program includes two insightful panel discussions followed by music on the waterfront terrace featuring a live DJ set and special performances by local entertainers.
June 2: Join Afrikin Art for an unforgettable night of music, culture, and innovation as they celebrate Caribbean American Heritage Month and LGBTQ+ Pride Month at Miami Beach Bandshell on Friday, June 2. Afrikin Intuition's four bill lineup features non-binary, alternative soul singer Iniko, Cuban singer/songwriter Danay Suárez along with Fùnké and Myoka.
June 2: Ypsi Pride – Join in for Ypsi Pride, a community celebration created with intention and meaningful connection. Enjoy family-friendly programming at the beginning of the event, and later, special performances by LGBTQIA+ identifying regional artists such as DJ Myint, Baddie brooks, Fearless Amaretto, and YCHS Choir. Ypsi Pride represents authenticity by reaffirming queer culture, drawing thousands of folks each year to express themselves freely among friends, family, and community. Ypsi Pride is a unique pride experience. It is authentic, intentional, and locally supported. Don’t miss this annual event and Ypsilanti highlight! Start planning your trip: YpsiReal.com
June 2: Salt Lake Pride: On Friday June 2, after the rally at the state Capitol and march to Washington Square, the party officially blasts off with the brand new Loud and Queer evening of music, entertainment, and celebration. The opening concert features Icona Pop, Trixie Mattel, and Anabel Englund. Other incredible headliners of this year’s international festival line-up include DRAMA, Crystal Waters, Vincint, JORDY, and Deborah Cox! The Utah Pride Center is proud to announce two additional events with fabulous local and international talent: Utah Drag Brunch on Saturday, June 3, with celebrity impersonators Lawanda Jackson, Dextaci, Olivia Knowles, Tiffany Bonet, and KC Sunshine; and UTAH PRIDE LIVE! - bringing a slice of Hollywood to the Beehive State with Monét X Change, Ultra Naté, Dana Goldberg, Brian Justin Crum, and GSP. Tickets and information about all events can be found online: www.utahpride.org
June 2: WeHo Pride presents a free outdoor concert, ‘Friday Night at OUTLOUD Music Festival,’ taking place June 2 at West Hollywood Park kicking off OUTLOUD’s three-day queer music festival. Featuring an incredible music lineup with headliners Idina Menzel, Jessie Ware, Shangela, and Tinashe and additional performances by JORDY, Tolliver, and DJ Venessa Michaels, Friday evening’s OUTLOUD experience adds to an already stellar weekend lineup of music with Saturday and Sunday headliners Grace Jones and Carly Rae Jepsen. WeHo Pride Presents ‘Friday Night at OUTLOUD’ is free to the public and requires an RSVP to secure complimentary tickets, as event capacity is limited. OUTLOUD Weekend and WeHo Pride Pass holders will be guaranteed access to the Friday event. To RSVP for Friday’s event or to purchase festival access, visit: www.weareoutloud.com.
June 2-4: Pittsburgh Pride Revolution returns for its 50th year in 2023 with signature events throughout the city celebrating this year’s theme of NO FEAR. The party begins with their Too Hot 4 July kickoff event in Homewood July 1, followed by events in Allegheny Commons Park and North Park June 2-3, and ending with even more fun in Bloomfield June 4. Also on June 3, The Pittsburgh Pride march and parade is bringing back vehicles and floats on an all new route through Downtown Pittsburgh. And, for the first time ever, the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pirates and Penguins sports teams will unite to help support Pittsburgh Pride Revolution’s Golden Jubilee year. Plan your visit at their website: https://www.visitpittsburgh.com/blog/celebrate-pride-in-pittsburgh/
June 2-3: Get ready to rock at Pride on the Block! Pride on the Block is an annual celebration and fundraiser located in downtown West Palm Beach that draws crowds from all over South Florida to celebrate Pride Month and support Transpire Help, a local nonprofit organization that serves the LGBTQ+ community in Palm Beach County. With a variety of live music, dance & theatrical performances, engaging speakers, vendors, food & drink specials, and more, Pride on the Block is the place to be this summer. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable celebration of love and inclusion and join in celebrating pride with a purpose! Visit www.prideontheblock.com for more information.
June 2-3: Each year, Kalamazoo Pride brings together an estimated 8,000+ people of all ages, genders, sexual orientations, and racial identities from Southwest Michigan and beyond to celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride. The two-day festival at Kalamazoo’s Arcadia Creek Festival Place features show-stopping drag performances, incredible music, exhibitors, food, dancing, and more. Pride is the opposite of shame and social stigma - and Kalamazoo Pride is a way to raise our visibility, galvanize our victories and come together as a community so we all may live OutFront.
June 2-4: Pride on 39th by the 39th Street District in Oklahoma City. Visit https://www.prideon39th.com/ for more info.
June 2-4: Provincetown's 6th annual Pride celebration is happening June 2-4, 2023
This annual Pride celebration highlights what Provincetown has always been known for: LGBTQ+ awareness, empowerment, and diversity. Express yourself and celebrate the full spectrum of our community with a rally at Town Hall, queer comedy, parties + more.
June 3: Elgin’s First Pride Parade & Festival is an all-ages, amily-friendly event featuring a festival celebration with food, music and various vendors that will be followed by a parade in Downtown.
June 3: The Lawrence PRIDE Parade is back and bigger than ever! We cordially invite the community to join us in celebrating PRIDE at the Lawrence, Kansas, parade in Downtown Lawrence on Saturday, June 3, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. Let us come together to embrace diversity, promote inclusion, and show our support for the LGBTQ+ community! The parade will begin at 3:00 p.m., and the route will wind its way through the heart of downtown Lawrence. Following the parade, the street party will kick off at 6:00 p.m. on 8th street between New Hampshire and Massachusetts streets, featuring drag performances, local vendors, a DJ, dance party, and more. Learn more at lawrencekspride.com.
June 3: Whatcom Youth Pride 2023 The Whatcom Youth Pride Coalition proudly presents the 2023 Youth PRIDE Parade and Festival - an opportunity for LGBTQIA+ youth and youth allies to walk together through a short parade route while the community cheers them on! The parade culminates in a festival at Bellingham High School where there will be music, performances, food trucks, and tables for community organizations to share their resources!
June 3: Pride on the Shore celebrates the LGBTQIA+ community through music with an annual outdoor music festival! Head to Stage AE on Pittsburgh’s North Shore for an A-list of LGBTQIA+ performers, artists and allies including Ava Max, FLETCHER, Betty Who, JORDY and many more across three stages of entertainment. This re-imagined Pride festival also includes Drag queens Aquaria (winner, RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 10), Aura Mayari (RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 15) and Robin Fierce (also from season 15). Find tickets and learn more on their website: https://www.visitpittsburgh.com/blog/celebrate-pride-in-pittsburgh/
June 3: Lowell Pride takes place 20 minutes from Grand Rapids, Michigan, on the banks of the beautiful Flat River. The family-friendly event includes all-day kids games and crafts, a kids dance party, drag performance, Pride Walk, keynote speaker Graci Harkema and more.
June 3: Pride in the CLE® starts with a march through Downtown and culminates in an outdoor festival in the heart of the city. This year, LaLa Ri is the official headliner and Jaida Essence Hall will kick off the entertainment with a special performance. The festival celebrates the LGBTQ+ community and advocates for the equitable and just treatment for all with live entertainment, food trucks, local vendors and a Speak Out Stage for community activists, organizers, poets and artists. The fun continues with after party events at the new Studio West 117 development, a first-of-its-kind neighborhood created for and by the LGBTQ+ community. For more info, visit https://www.thisiscleveland.com/events/event-calendar/pride-in-the-cle
June 3: Charleston Pride is excited to celebrate Pride with the annual Pride Parade in historic Downtown Charleston! Whether you or an organization would like to join and walk in the parade, ride along in a vehicle, or create a unique themed float, all are welcome to take part in the festivities down King Street in Charleston, South Carolina. The celebration starts at 9 AM. For more information visit https://www.charlestonpride.org/parade-registration
June 3: Connecticut’s largest Pride event, Middletown PrideFEST, will take place on June 3 from 12 – 10pm in downtown Middletown. PrideFEST is an all-afternoon street fair that combines exhibitors, entertainers, food, activities for all ages, including a 21+ area, and will feature a Pride March (1-2 pm), Pride Rally on the South Green (2:30-4 pm), and Pride Showcase Concerts (4-7 pm). The first-ever Middletown Pride Tea Dance will be held from 7–10 pm on Old Church Street, hosted by Jerry’s Pizza. Music and sound for PrideFEST is provided by DJ Lady Tita and Ambassador Entertainment. For more information about the day, including ADA accommodations and parking, visit www.middletownpride.org.
June 3: MOCA miniMakers: Celebrate Pride Month with MOCA miniMakers, a free art workshop for children ages six and up. This edition focuses on sculptural art inspired by Jean-Michel Othoniel. Participants will explore self-expression and diversity by creating colorful sculptures using wire and pipe cleaners. Led by experienced artists and sponsored by the North Miami Community Redevelopment Agency, this hands-on workshop offers a variety of art techniques, STEAM activation, and creative free play. This event will be held on June 3rd at 770 NE 125th St., North Miami.
June 3: 3rd Annual St. Johns Pride Festival Saturday, June 3 from 12-4 pm in downtown St. Johns, MI. Food trucks, live entertainment, and much more. An estimated 1500 to 2000 festival attendees are expected.
June 3: Stanwood-Camano Pride Parade and Party in the Park will take place on June 3.
Kick off pride month with the 2nd annual parade and party at Freedom Park on Camano Island! Food, crafts, Glass Quest ball hunt, chalk bomb throw, music by DJ Heidi, and more! 12pm – 4pm.
June 3-4: Head to Fair Park on June 3 for a day of Dallas Pride fun! The Dallas Pride Miller Lite Music Festival will feature incredible music, art, food, merch and exhibits. Celebrate with the whole family at the Family Pride Zone which includes games, entertainment, bounce houses, face painters and more. The Teen Zone is an annual event that aims to create a fun, safe space for LGBTQ+ teens to authentically celebrate who they are. Return to Fair Park on June 4 and wear your pride colors and pick your favorite float at The Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade that will encircle the iconic Cotton Bowl! For a full list of Pride events in Dallas, home to the sixth largest LGBTQ+ community in the nation, click here.
June 3-4: The 38th annual Sonoma County Pride Parade and celebration returns with events and activities designed to appeal to a large diversity of tastes. The Queens in Wine Country Drag Brunch will take place on Sunday, June 4 from 11:00am - 3:00pm at Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa. Join MGM Grande and her drag sisters and brothers Bobby Friday, Kylie Minono, Mahlae Balenciaga and Hera Wynn for a Pride celebration and performance combining brunch, flair and big hair. Limited seats are available, reservations and tickets HERE.
June 3-10: Wynwood Pride - June marks Pride Month, and one of Miami’s biggest parties during 2023 will be along the painted streets of Wynwood. The multi-week celebration brought more than 135 artists and 50,000 attendees in its inaugural year and has grown every year since. While only a few key events for 2023 have been announced thus far, you can stay tuned to Wynwood Pride’s website for exciting announcements about more musical performances, drag shows and rollicking good times.
June 3-29: Kick-off SaMo PRIDE month in Santa Monica on June 3, 2023, with the first-ever SaMo PRIDE Festival, which will turn the entire downtown district, from the Third Street Promenade through Santa Monica Place to the Santa Monica Pier, into a PRIDE zone. All ages are welcome to enjoy live musical performances, PRIDE-related treats, free swag, games, and much more. The Santa Monica Public Library will share queer books for kids, featuring a special Drag Queen storytime, suited for all ages and abilities. Local service providers and community groups will offer support and resources for the LGBTQ+ community throughout the event along the Promenade. Presented in partnership with Cayton’s Children’s Museum, the Santa Monica Place family zone will provide kid-friendly PRIDE activities, transforming Center Plaza into an interactive space for kids to play and learn about inclusivity and acceptance. “Colors of PRIDE” photobooth installations, designed by LGBTQ+ artists, will be placed throughout the SaMo PRIDE Festival with fun, interactive props. Photos from the installations will be assembled to create a photographic mosaic, bringing the three districts together in a rainbow of colors that make up the LGBTQ+ Progress PRIDE flag. Also, a can’t miss for Pride Month – Santa Monica History Museum welcomes Pride with a new exhibition, Coming Out West: LGBTQ+Elders Their Stories. Mention PRIDE23 at our admission desk to experience this important new exhibition for free. June 1 through 30 Museum hours: Th 2-5. Fri-Sat-Sun 11-5. We are a Museums For All partner. For more information and a full calendar of events taking place throughout June, visit https://www.smpride.com/events.
June 4: Loudoun is pulling out all the stops for the 2nd annual Loudoun Pride Festival! Featuring two stages with headliners like The Reagan Years, Crash the Limo, and the Dragstravaganza. P, check out the Glitter Stage packed with community bands, magic shows, and more! Plus, enjoy dozens of free family activities like face painting, balloon art, bounce houses, and so much more. You can meet over 100 local affirming businesses, orgs, and Equality Allies; sample nearly 30 different food and alcohol vendors; and show your brightest colors at NOVA's largest Pride Festival! Learn more at www.loudounpride.org
June 4: ICT Big Gay Market, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. @ Leaf & Stone Apothecary: Visit Wichita’s Riverside neighborhood for a day of shopping local and supporting LGBTQ-owned and ally-owned vendors.
June 4: The Arsht Center's CommuniTea Dance is back for its sixth edition, celebrating Pride and South Florida's LGBTQ+ community. This free event on June 4 in Thompson Plaza features a Pride Marketplace showcasing local organizations, artisans, and small businesses. From 1-3 p.m., enjoy family-friendly performances, interactive activities for children, storytelling, and sing-alongs. After 3 p.m., the event becomes an 18+ tea dance with Deejay Smeejay, local artist performances, and a show by Grammy nominee Martha Wash, known for hits like "You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)" and "It's Raining Men".
June 4: PRIDE in the Poconos Celebration is an opportunity to champion inclusion and wellness for the LGBTQAI+ community and allies in Monroe County and surrounding areas. From noon to 5 p.m., Courthouse Square in the heart of Downtown Stroudsburg will be filled with free live entertainment from local drag kings, queens, musicians, artists, and DJs, plus crafts, food trucks, and more. Stop by resource tables to find tools and information for staying safe and well. Come celebrate our community’s effort to build a connected and supportive Poconos for all! https://www.poconopridefestival.com
June 4- September 3: Celebrate a summer of inclusivity as Temptation Sundays presented by bubly™ at Luxor Hotel and Casino kicks off its 13th sizzling season every Sunday from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. through September 3. Host Eduardo Cordova, the nightlife impresario behind the award-winning LGBTQ+ ultra lounge The Garden, invites tourists and Vegas locals alike to celebrate Pride Month and beyond at The Strip’s hottest all-inclusive pool party.
June 5: Full Moon: Love and Acceptance at 1 Hotel - Experience the Super Strawberry Moon at 1 Hotel's Full Moon meditation on June 5, during Pride Month. This special edition includes a guided meditation, immersive sound bath, and mindful movement to manifest love, compassion, and abundance. Let go of old energy and set intentions for the new lunar cycle. Use noise-cancelling headphones for a focused experience with background beats and sounds. Enjoy curated full moon elixirs and feel free to wear Pride-inspired apparel.
June 6-11: Park Circle Pride is a unique pride festival because it is truly community based, it features so many events, a truly eclectic schedule, the charities are actively involved in it for all ages, the majority of the events are free, it draws a diverse crowd of all ages. The festival also raises money for SC based LGBTQ+ Orgs, We Are Family and AFFA (Alliance For Full Acceptance) who both do amazing work for the queer community in South Carolina, I produce the festival and work with the local Park Circle Business Collective to make it happen.
June 6-11: Join in the 3rd Park Circle Pride: An LGBTQ+ Festival in the Park Circle neighborhood of North Charleston, SC. An inclusive event for all ages celebrating the LGBTQ+ community. The festival will be a week of events at various locations around the area including bars, restaurants, breweries, and more. This annual event includes drag brunches, trivia, dancing, queer youth fest, workshops, drag bingo, queer prom, a poetry stage, workshops, lectures, vendor markets, yoga, and more. Park Circle Pride is a benefit for We Are Family and Alliance For Full Acceptance (AFFA). The week-long event is produced by Vive Le Rock Productions in partnership with the Park Circle Business Collective. Check out www.ParkCirclePride.com for more announcements and a full schedule coming soon.
June 7-11: Celebrate PRIDE 2023 June 7-11 in Key West, a legendary LGBTQIA+ destination known for its laid-back style and open and accepting atmosphere. Whether solo or sharing the experience with friends or family, please join us and get lost in the magic of our subtropical island paradise. Discover Key West and the way our city's One Human Family philosophy has created one of the world's most integrated and unique communities. In addition, this year we will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of the island's 1.25-mile-long sea-to-sea rainbow flag -- recreating the iconic flag in a trendsetting way!
June 7-11: The only thing better than Pride? Pride with a New Orleans twist, of course! Join us for a weekend of can’t miss parties, costumes, community events, and uninhibited revelry when New Orleans Pride returns to the French Quarter. Signature events include NOLA Pride Fest, an outdoor block party with live entertainment and friends across all queer identities, as well as the Pride Parade, which brings flamboyant costumes and color through the French Quarter. Even the streets between destinations come alive with the sights and sounds of unbridled queer expression, and many businesses offer special deals and events to show their support for the LGBTQ community. This is your chance to live out loud in a city where nothing is off limits.
June 8: PAMM: Pride Night with Ballyhoo Media - Celebrate Pride, PAMM-style, on Thursday, June 8 with an evening of live music on the terrace, pride-themed cocktail specials at Verde, Pride tours in the galleries and more. This Pride edition of Thursdays at PAMM also features a special film screening on a 60-foot floating screen provided by Ballyhoo Media with the support of the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau (GMCVB). Programming on the terrace is free with RSVP.
June 8: Join the Jumbo Shrimp baseball team as they welcome the LGBTQ+ community, friends, family, and organizations to celebrate Pride Night at the ballpark. All are welcome for this night of inclusion and fun. Tickets are available here
June 9: Flock to the Cummer Gardens and get your groove on in celebration of Pride Month. GeeXella, a DJ, rapper, community organizer, and social justice champion, created Duval Folx to be an inclusive dance party for BIPOC and LGBTQAI+ communities. Register at https://1229.blackbaudhosting.com/1229/Duval-Folx-Dance-Party
June 9: Pride on the Plaza in downtown Oklahoma City. LIVE! on the Plaza is the Plaza District's free & monthly block party featuring art shows, live entertainment, great food and local shopping. Join us as we celebrate one of Oklahoma City's best monthly festivals!
This month is in celebration of Pride month! Visit https://www.visitokc.com/event/pride!-on-the-plaza-2023/20912/ for more info.
June 9-11: Black Pride NOLA coincides with NOLA Pride weekend and delivers a slate of entertaining events and parties catered toward the Black queer community. Look out for sneaker balls, leather parties, pool parties and more.
June 10: Celebrate Pride Month in Dutchess County in the heart of New York's Hudson Valley! Join the PKGO Pride Parade and Festival, which is always held on the second Saturday in June. The festival at Victor C. Waryas Park in Poughkeepsie will feature local queer-owned businesses, food vendors and activities for children and families. Click here for updates. The Dutchess County Pride Center is a safe place for members of the LGBTQ+ community, including youth, young adults, their families and allies, to feel comfortable and free to express themselves. The goal is to support, educate and advocate for the LGBTQ+ community, including LGBTQ+ youth and their families, through outreach, support groups and social events.
June 10: 2023 Gwinnett Pride at Thrasher Park in Norcross, Georgia. During this event, the community will celebrate the accomplishments of the LGBTQ+ family and reflect on the challenges ahead. From 12 to 5 p.m., attendees can immerse themselves in a vibrant atmosphere filled with food, drinks, an incredible live music lineup and the sense of community that defined Norcross Pride. This year's lineup includes Allan Garcia, Debra Lynn Rodriguez, E-Jay Mills, L. Marie, and Robin Shakedown.
June 10: Santa Maria Pride 2023 - House of Pride and Equality is bringing you Santa Maria Pride 2023 in Santa Maria, California. This year will be bigger than ever! Join us at the Santa Maria Fairpark from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 10. We’ll have food trucks, live bands, DJs, dance groups, and a drag show. And, we can’t forget about our Resource Fair and Makers Market. This is a free, family-friendly event open to all. Be a part of the celebration of LOVE!
June 10: Every year, Norwalk, Connecticut, hosts Pride in the Park—Fairfield County’s Pride celebration. The June 10 event will feature family-friendly activities, food and gift vendors, nationally acclaimed entertainment, and much more. Additional information will be released soon at https://ctpridecenter.org/pride-in-the-park/
June 10-11: Celebrate Pride Month in DC’s Wine Country® with the new month-long Pride in the Vines event. Grab a passport at any of the 15 participating wineries, collect stamps throughout the month and enter for prizes that range from private tastings and vineyard tours to wine bottles and event tickets. During Taste of Rosé weekend (June 10-11), earn double stamps. Pride in the Vines will end with special events at participating wineries including drag brunches, live music and more.
June 10-11: Sacramento Pride - Every June, we celebrate the progress made by the LGBTQ community, the pioneers who helped us get here, and the ongoing activism and tenacity of the queer community in the region and beyond. In addition to the Pride Festival and Pride March, which are organized by the Sacramento LGBT Community Center, there is extra programming offered all month long by businesses and groups around the city. Don't miss out!
June 10-11: Don’t miss the 2nd annual Pride in Bloom on June 10-11. The event returns with two full days of music, chef demos and local vendors. All partners are LGBTQ+ owned and operated, so support the community all weekend at the Dallas Arboretum! For a full list of Pride events in Dallas, home to the sixth largest LGBTQ+ community in the nation, click here.
June 10: Naples Pride Festival will be held on Saturday June, 10th 2023 at Cambier Park from 11am – 5pm. Naples Pride celebrates diversity and unity, educates the Naples Florida community on LGBTQ issues to promote equal rights for all. This all-inclusive, open to the public event will combine entertainers, speakers, musicians, performers, vendors, exhibitors, activities, food and drinks for a day of fun and celebration in the name of equality. Admission is free; $5 donation much appreciated. Visit website for additional information https://www.naplespride.org/.
June 10: Galena’s Pride Picnic returns with a splash! Join us in historic Grant Park to celebrate diversity and love in the picturesque town of Galena, Illinois. This year's Pride Picnic guests are encouraged to bring their best picnic lunch, grab a swag bag of goodies from local businesses and enjoy live music, entertainment, and stunning views of Galena. Be sure to enter the raffle for prizes and visit the local vendor tables. All are welcome to attend!
To become vendor, sponsor, or to volunteer click here. Learn more about everything else Galena has to offer here: https://www.visitgalena.org/
June 10: Don't miss out on the biggest celebration of love and diversity in Indianapolis. Get ready for a day filled with unforgettable performances and vibrant community spirit. Secure your spot by clicking the link below and purchasing your tickets today! Join us on June 10 at Military Park as we come together to honor and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. Don't wait, act now and be part of this incredible event. See you at Indy Pride Festival 2023!
June 10: Galena Pride Picnic the third annual picnic in Grant Park, will feature a full agenda, including live music, drag queen story time, tai chi and a meet and greet with goats.
June 10: The second annual Bud Light Pride River Parade will take place June 10 during San Antonio’s and made its debut in 2022 by Visit San Antonio to promote the city’s inclusion, encouragement and support of the LGBTQ+ community to live openly with equal rights. Visitors and residents alike are invited to join as members of the community or allies as they come together at the historic La Villita district and River Walk Downtown and Museum Reaches for this colorful, entertaining yet heartfelt moment of unity. For more information, visit www.visitsanantonio.com
June 10-11: Woodstock Pride is an all-day celebration beginning with a parade and ending with a fabulous closing ceremony in Historic Woodstock Square, featuring live entertainment, vendors and food trucks. Additional events include a Rainbow Color Fun Run and Pride Pub Crawl.
June 10 – 11: Sacramento Pride March and Festival will return to Sacramento’s Capitol Mall for a weekend of entertainment, education, and community. The two-day festival brings together 20,000 community members to celebrate the colorful culture and community of Sacramento’s LGBTQ population. The festival grounds boast three entertainment stages, DJ booths with dance areas, youth and family activities, hundreds of local vendors, food trucks, beverage stations with specialty cocktails as well as non-alcoholic drinks, and a 21+ VIP Lounge. One-day and two-day tickets are available and are required for entry to the festival. Sac Pride’s three stages include: the Q-Spot Live youth stage, the Stonewall Pavilion community stage, and the central Pride Stage – all hosted by Sacramento-favorite drag performers. Saturday’s lineup of entertainment will feature incredible performances sourced from Sacramento’s creative economy and will conclude with a sunset showcase of the festival’s headlining acts. Sunday morning brings the most anticipated event of the weekend to life, the Sacramento Pride March, a parade beginning at South Side Park (where Sac Pride began!) and concluding at the California State Capitol building and entrance to the festival. Sac Pride March will bring 5,000+ spectators and is free to the public. For more information and to purchase festival tickets, visit: www.sacramentopride.org.
June 11: Aurora Pride Parade will host its fourth annual parade, beginning at noon Downtown and celebrating its LGBTQIA+ community and allies.
June 11 and 18: The Art of Pride Tour at the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens. Join us in the galleries as we explore the fabulously fabulous contributions of queer artists throughout the collection. Free with admission | Sign up on arrival. Space is limited.
June 14: Vizcaya Late: Pride Edition - In celebration of Pride month, Vizcaya is hosting the Pride edition of their monthly Vizcaya Late soiree on Wednesday, June 14, featuring local musicians on the East Terrace. Guests will also make banners for the evening’s Pride Parade at 8:00 PM. All attendees are welcome to join.
June 14: eMerge Americas presents Pride: A DEI Series Event - Toast to celebrating the story of LGBTQIA+ in the Miami Tech community at the Pride edition of Miami Tech Happy Hour on Wednesday, June 14. Presented by eMerge Americas, this night of networking features DJ Lolo Reskin of Sweat Records on the turntables plus light bites and libations. Freehold Miami 2219 NW 2nd Ave Miami, FL 33127
June 15-18: 517 Lansing Juneteenth Weekend (REO Town). For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1703504310064038
June 16-19: Dallas Southern Pride celebrates the 2023 Juneteenth Unity Weekend June 15-19, 2023 with a series of events and parties that include an Official Kickoff Party, Pool Party and so much more! For a full list of Pride events in Dallas, home to the sixth largest LGBTQ+ community in the nation, click here.
June 16: Dallas Arts District brings you a night filled with Dallas artists, gourmet food-fare, a community mural, family-friendly activities, and more at their Pride Block Party - June 16 from 6pm to midnight! The museums will host programming in their spaces that features a variety of events, concerts, films, informational tables, and guided tours. Don’t miss this in-person opportunity to uplift and celebrate Pride, through the lens of the arts! For a full list of Pride events in Dallas, home to the sixth largest LGBTQ+ community in the nation, click here.
June 17: Back for its second year, the Anacortes Pride Parade in Washington state will be held June 17th, 2023, in downtown Anacortes followed by a Pride Picnic at Causland Park. The parade starts at 11 AM and goes down Commercial Avenue between 3rd and 10th! Family Picnic and Talent Showcase at Causland Memorial Park immediately following.
June 17: Free Love Vendor Market - On June 17 from 5:30pm - 9:00pm, spend the day shopping, enjoying some delectable hard kombucha, and supporting local establishments who boldly celebrate diversity and inclusivity in and around Rancho Cordova. By doing business with them, you directly support the expansion and prosperity of our local LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs!
June 17: Lansing Pride, the community-based non-profit organization in its second year of supporting the area's LGBTQIA+ community, will host the 2023 Lansing Pride Festival in Old Town Lansing on Saturday, June 17. Building on its over 3000 attendees last year, this year will add more vendors, more performances, and expects an even larger crowd to attend. For more information, visit https://www.lansingpride.org/.
June 17: Kentuckiana Pride Parade & Festival is one of the largest LGBTQ+ events in Kentucky, Kentuckiana (Kentucky + Southern Indiana) Pride has been an annual celebration for over two decades. Held on the banks of the Ohio River at Louisville’s Waterfront Park, past festival headliners have included Lizzo, Tove Lo, and Todrick Hall. The day will kick off with a 1.5-mile parade through Louisville’s NuLu neighborhood and portions of downtown, passing by some of Louisville’s top bars and restaurants before making its way to the city’s iconic Big Four Bridge. General admission and VIP options are both available.
June 17: The Queer Fam Pride Jam is an all-ages Pride event featuring a day’s worth of wellness, creativity-focused events, culminating in a family-friendly Slo ‘Mo dance party.
June 17: The Annual Quad City UNITY Pride Parade will be held at Schwiebert Riverfront Park, featuring live music, local vendors, drag performances and burlesque. In addition, Pride Movies will be hosted at the Frigge on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Sundays during June.
June 17: The Grand Rapids Pride Festival celebrates its 35th year with the theme, “Unapologetically Me, 2023!” One of the city’s largest single-day events, the Pride Festival takes over downtown’s Calder Plaza with entertainment, food, beer, a children and family area, vendor booths and more. The event is a safe, open and inclusive environment for members of West Michigan’s LGBTQ+ community to celebrate who they are!
June 17: Iowa City Pride Festival - One of the longest running events of its kind, the Iowa City Pride Festival includes a parade, vendor fair, free live entertainment and much more. Located in outdoor spaces and in indoor venues throughout vibrant Downtown Iowa City. Programming is constantly updated at IowaCityPride.org.
June 17: Pride Bar Crawl, 4 p.m. @ Vorshay’s Cocktail Lounge: This year is the 5th annual Pride Bar Crawl in Wichita’s Old Town District. Stops will include River City Brewing Co., Revolution Lounge, Peerless and The PourHouse. Tickets include drink vouchers, exclusive drink specials and more. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to The Trevor Project. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/384658516542345
June 17: Pride Party with Echos at Brickyard, 8 p.m. @ Brickyard: This event invites guests 21+ to enjoy some live music in celebration of Pride. For more information visit https://publicbrickyard.com/oldtownwichitarestaurant/
June 17: Lansing Pride (Lansing, Michigan) - Lansing Pride, the community-based non-profit organization in its second year of supporting the area's LGBTQIA+ community, will host the 2023 Lansing Pride Festival in Old Town Lansing on Saturday, June 17. Building on its over 3000 attendees last year, this year will add more vendors, more performances, and expects an even larger crowd to attend.
June 17: Stonewall Pride’s exclusive kick-off extravaganza featuring celebrity entertainers, show-stopping musical performances and over-the-top theatrical and interactive artistic experiences will take place in Wilton Manors, Florida. The street festival is an 8-hour spectacle featuring 3 stages of live music, dazzling performances and DJs, with vendors and organizations of all kinds offering special pride deals and free giveaways. The legendary Stonewall Pride Parade is the main event, a colorful spectacle not to be missed. Also, not to be missed is the Floatarama. So come out; celebrate love, acceptance, equality and inclusivity.
June 17: As home to some of the most forward-thinking live performances in NYC and beyond, Knockdown Center has long been an essential destination for the LGBTQIA+ community, offering a spectrum of programming and a safe space for anyone to immerse themselves in what moves them most. This year's Pride month features the inaugural Night Out on June 17th, co-presented with Pitchfork and Them. The lineup includes a multi-genre mix of alternative queer pop artists whose music has empowered listeners and broken through barriers of sound and identity: Tinashe, Lido Pimienta, Pom Pom Squad and Zebra Katz. Additional events include Horse Meat Disco on June 23rd + June 25th, Get Wrecked & Carry Pride on June 24th, and an all-day, b2b set from Octo Octa & Eris Drew on June 25th, outside in the Ruins.
June 17: Join The Project of the Quad Cities for our third annual Pride Party at Bass Street Landing on Saturday, June 17, 2023! This event is FREE to attend. Enjoy performers like QC Rock Academy, Been There Done That, and drag performances to close out the night. It opens with the Pride Parade at 2:30 pm and the party at 3:30 pm. Click here for more information. In addition to the Pride Party, join The Project for their Pride 5k on June 25th and for Pride Night with The Quad Cities River Bandits on June 29th. For more info, click here.
June 18: Arsht Center Pride Anthems - Celebrate Pride Month with Pride Anthems at the Arsht Center on June 18. This show takes you on a musical journey through the past 50 years of queer culture, featuring iconic artists like Donna Summer, Queen, George Michael, Madonna, Lady Gaga, and more. Starring Natalie Joy Johnson, Kevin Smith Kirkwood, and Jon-Michael Reese, with musical director Brian J. Nash, this inspiring performance commemorates the legacy and power of the Stonewall Riots. Pride Anthems is for all ages, bringing the LGBTQ+ community together in song and celebration. A portion of the proceeds will support Pride Live and the Stonewall National Monument Visitors Center.
June 20-26: The Palm Spring ShortFest is the largest short film festival in the U.S., returning with in-theatre film screenings, panels and roundtable discussions. Alongside June Pride Month, the ShortFest remains a touchstone for LGBT+ cinema across the world, curating an LGBT+ short film lineup and awarding in their Best LGBT+ Short category. This year, another selection of 20-30 LGBT+ shorts will be screened at the Camelot Theatre (Palm Springs Cultural Center) along with the GAY!LA program. Last year, award winners in the Best LGBT+ Short category included High Jump (directed by Lennert Madouand) with special mentions for Lucky Fish (directed by Emily May Jampel) and Tank Fairy (directed by Erich Rettstadt).
June 23: Spring Hill Arts Gathering or SHAG (June 22-25) will feature four days of live music, arts and community, located at Spring Hill Vineyard in Washington, Connecticut. Friday, June 23, will be SHAG with PRIDE, featuring artists including Jake Wesley Rogers, Shamir, The Verdon Fosse Legacy, The Illustrious Blacks, and ASAP! Learn more at https://www.springhillartsgathering.com
June 23-24: Pride In The Park is an annual outdoor music festival held in Chicago's Grant Park featuring LGBTQ+ performers, artists, vendors and more. For more information, visit https://prideparkchi.com.
June 23-25: Embrace Minneapolis Pride with the Twin Cities Pride (tcpride.org), June 23-25, 2023. This year marks the 51st annual Twin Cities Pride Festival, which features BIPOC and LGBTQ+ vendors, food courts, beer garden, and music stages. Wrap up an exciting weekend by attending a highlight event at the Twin Cities LGBTQ+ Pride March, Honoring Ashley Rukes on Sunday, June 25, 2023. There will be many celebrations going on, such as the Hot Fruit Pride Launch Party, and the DecaDance: Pride on June 23. Following up with the Uptown Rooftop Pride Drag Brunch June 24th. Meet Minneapolis also has information on 8 Ways to Maximize your Pride Experience.