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Pride Events

June 2010

From Harlem to Honolulu and everywhere in between, LGBT Pride Month is filled with ways for LGBT folks and straight allies to get out, be out, have fun, get involved and show pride in our communities. Whether your taste runs to rainbow-strewn parades, informative workshops or political actions, check out the listing below to find a Pride Month event near you!

For a listing of International Pride events, click here.


Central Alabama Pride Parade
June 12, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.: Registration, 8:30 p.m.: Walk


Alaska Pride Festival
June 26, Noon - 6 p.m.
Delaney Park Strip Memorial block (I-L), Anchorage

Alaska Pride Parade
June 26, 11 a.m.
Downtown Anchorage


The 20th Annual Central Valley & Fresno's GLBT Pride Parade and Festival
June 5, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m
Fresno (Tower District )

SF Pride Celebration in Civic Center
June 26, Noon - 6 p.m.
June 27, Noon - 7 p.m.
San Francisco (Civic Center)

Four Decades: Living Red & Resilient
June 24 - 27
A listing of events focused on Native American and Two-Spirit communities in San Francisco.

Native American AIDS Project Presents: The 3rd Annual Two-Spirit Wellness Gathering
June 25, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
At the Veteran's War Memorial Building, 401 Van Ness Ave.
A place for Two Spirit Native Americans, First Nations and Indigenous Peoples to have a unique space during San Francisco Pride Week.

LA Pride - Festival
June 12, Noon - 11 p.m.
June 13, 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
San Vicente Blvd, between Santa Monica Boulevard and Melrose Avenue

LA Pride - Parade
June 13, 11 a.m.
Santa Monica Blvd, between Crescent Heights Ave and Robertson Blvd

LA Pride - Silent Celebration
June 13, Noon

Santa Cruz Pride Parade
June 6, 11 a.m.
Starts at Pacific Avenue and Cathcart in downtown Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz Pride Festival
June 6, Noon - 5 p.m.
San Lorenzo Park, 137 Dakota Street, between Water Street and Soquel Avenue

Sonoma County Pride Parade & Celebration
June 6, Noon - 6 p.m.
Along Main Street in Downtown Guerneville


Pride in the Park - Kick-off Karaoke featuring Lissa
June 3, 8 p.m. - Midnight
Choice City Shots, 124 Laporte Avenue, Fort Collins

Pride in the Park - "Pride at Night" Pre-party
June 4, 7 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Avogadro's Number 605, South Mason Street, Fort Collins

Pride in the Park - Spirit in the Park Meditation
June 5, 8:30 a.m.
Civic Center Park, 201 Laporte Ave., Fort Collins

Pride in the Park - Spirit in the Park Interfaith Service
June 5, 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Civic Center Park 201 Laporte Avenue, Fort Collins

Pride in the Park - Pride in the Park 2010
June 5, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Civic Center Park 201 Laporte Avenue, Fort Collins

Pride in the Park - Official After-Party
June 5, 7 p.m. - 1 a.m.
Sunset Event Center, 242 Liinden St. AND Choice City Shots, 124 Laporte Ave., Fort Collins

Denver PrideFest - Family Field Day and Women's Celebration
June 19, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Civic Center Park - Colfax and Broadway

Denver PrideFest - Parade and Celebration
June 20, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Civic Center Park - Colfax and Broadway


Connecticut Pride - Rally and Festival
June 5, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Bushnell Park, Hartford


Gay Days - Week of Pride Events
June 1 - 7

Key West Pridefest - Kick-off Party
June 9, 5:30 p.m . - 7:30 p.m.
Island House, 1129 Fleming st., Key West

Key West Pridefest - AIDS Film Festival: "City of Colors"
June 9, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Tropic Cinema, 416 Eaton St.

Key West Pridefest - AIDS Film Festival: "Two Spirits"
June 10, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Tropic Cinema, 416 Eaton Street

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS brings Broadway to Key West
June 11, 6 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Waterfront Playhouse, Key West

Key West Pridefest - Equality & Diversity Pride Parade
June 13, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Duval Street - from Front Street to United Street

St. Pete Pride - Street Festival
June 26, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
21st Street to 28th Street on Central Avenue


Augusta Pride
June 18 - 20
Get the lowdown on events in the Augusta area.


Crusade for AIDS Charity Walk
June 5, registration 9 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.; walk 10 a.m.
Ala Moana Beach Park, Honolulu

Mr, Miss & Miss Gay Pride Winner Announcements
June 17, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
2260 Kuhio Ave., 2nd Floor, Honolulu

A Night Under the Stars Ohana BBQ Gathering
June 18, 4 p.m. - 9 p.m.
151 Kapahulu Ave., Honolulu

Gay Pride Parade
June 19, 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Ala Moana Park, Honolulu

Gay Pride Festival
June 19, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
1201 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu


Boise Pride - Pride Rally
June 19, 10:30 a.m.
The Capitol Steps, Boise

Boise Pride - Parade
June 19, 11:30 a.m.
From the Capitol to Ann Morrison Park

Boise Pride - Festival
June 19, 10:30 a.m. - 9 p.m
Ann Morrison Park, Boise


Pride Chicago - Parade
June 27, Noon
Corner of Halsted Street (800 West) and Belmont Avenue (3200 North)

Gay Day - Out In The Park (Portion of proceeds benefits BE-HIV)
June 19
Six Flags, Great America, Gurnee


Circle City IN Pride Parade
June 12, 10 a.m.
Mass Avenue between College and Penn

Circle City IN Pride Festival
June 12, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
American Legion Mall


Wichita Pride Festival
June 13, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Mid-America All Indian Center, 650 N Seneca, Wichita


Southern Maine Pride Parade & Festival
June 19
Monument Square, Downtown Portland


Kentuckiana Pride Festival Parade
June 18, 8 p.m.
Launches from Tryangles parking lot, Louisville


Baltimore Pride - Parade
June 19, 4 p.m.
Charles Street, between Center and Chase Streets

Baltimore Pride - Block Party
June 19, 6 p.m.
Charles & Eager Streets

Baltimore Pride - Festival
June 20, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Druid Hill Park, Baltimore


AIDS Walk Boston
June 6, 2010

Boston Pride - Flag Raising
June 4, Noon
City Hall Plaza, Boston

Boston Pride - Pride Day at Faneuil Hall
June 5, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston

Boston Pride - The LGBT Aging Project's Annual Pride Tea-Dance for LGBT Seniors & Friends
June 6, 3:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Holiday Inn, 1200 Beacon St., Brookline

Boston Pride - 2nd Annual King & Queen of Boston Pride Pageant
June 7, 7 p.m.
Machine Nightclub, 1254 Boylston St., Boston

Boston Pride - Rally - Riots to Rights: A Community Rally to Commemorate 40 Years of the LBGT Rights Movement
June 10, 7 p.m.
Boston Common Parkman Bandstand

Boston Pride - Parade
June 12, Noon

Boston Pride - Festival
June 12, Noon
City Hall Plaza, Boston


Pride Family Pinic
June 6, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Martin Road Park, Martin Road & Orchard Street

Motor City Pride
June 6, Noon - 7 p.m.
9 Mile Road in downtown Ferndale


Grand Marshal's Reciption & Pride Art Show Opening
June 10, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Art Institutes International Minnesota, 15 9th St. S, Minneapolis

Pride Festival
June 26, 10 a.m - 10 p.m.
June 27, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Loring Park, Minneapolis

Ashley Rukes GLBT Pride Parade
June 27, 11 a.m.
Along Hennepin Avenue, Downtown Minneapolis


Kansas City Pride - HIV Prevention Forum
June 1, 8 p.m.
Holiday Inn at the Plaza

Kansas City Pride - Interfaith
June 2, 7 p.m.
MCC Church, 3801 Wyandotte St., Kansas City

St. Louis Pride Festival
June 26 & 27, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tower Grove Park, 4256 Magnolia Ave., St. Louis


Diversity March
June 19, 9 a.m.: Line up, 10 a.m.: Walk Starts
Courthouse Park, Kalispell

Festival at the Fairgrounds
June 19, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Flathead County Fairgrounds, Kalispell

New Jersey

Jersey Pride - Ride With Pride
June 5, 8 a.m. (Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.)
Asbury Park Pavillion (between Convention Hall & Salt Water Beach Café - 5th & Ocean Avenue Boardwalk)

Jersey Pride - Parade, Rally & Festival
June 6, Noon - 7 p.m.
5th & Ocean avenues, Asbury Park

New Mexico

GLBTQ Art Show
June 18, 5:30 p.m.
Louies Corner Café, 229 Galisteo St., Santa Fe

Pride Parade
June 26, Noon
From the Capitol down Paseo de Peralta to the Railyard

New York

Bebe Zahara Benet, Rakesh Satyal and Emanuel Xavier Perform at Benefit for Words Without Borders
June 16, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Therapy Lounge, 348 W. 52nd Street, New York City. Tickets are $20 and all proceeds benefit Words Without Borders.

NYC Pride - The Rally
June 19, 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
72nd Street & 5th Avenue @ Rumsey Playfield Central Park

NYC Pride - Rapture on the River: A Women's Dance
June 26, 6 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Pier 54, 13th Street @ the West Side Highway

NYC Pride - The March
June 27, Noon
52nd Street & 5th Avenue

NYC Pride - Pridefest
June 27, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Hudson Street between Abingdon Square & West 14th Street

NYC Pride - Pier Dance
June 27, 4 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Pier 54, 13th Street @ the West Side Highway

Middle Collegiate Church - Coming Out: A Writing Workshop
June 1, 1 p.m.
50 E. 7th St.

Middle Collegiate Church - "Paris is Burning" Film Screening
June 9, 6 p.m.
50 East 7th St

Middle Collegiate Church - Pride & Passion Vesper Service
June 13, 6 p.m.
50 East 7th St

Middle Collegiate Church - The Bible & LGBTI
June 20, 1 p.m.
50 East 7th St

Middle Collegiate Church - Worship and Heritage of Pride March
June 27, 11:15 a.m.
50 East 7th St

Queens Pride 2010 - Parade
June 6, 1 p.m.
The parade starts at 85th Street and 37th Avenue, and goes down 37th Avenue, ending at 75th Street.

Queens Pride 2010 - Festival
June 6, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
The Multicultural Festival is on 37th Road and stretches from 73rd Street to 77th Street.

Queens Pride 2010 - Stage
June 6, 1:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
The Main Stage is located at the intersection of 75th Street and 37th Road in Jackson Heights.

Brooklyn Pride 2010 - Multicultural Festival
June 12, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Prospect Park at Bartel-Pritchard Circle, 15th Street and Prospect Park West

Brooklyn Pride 2010 - Night Pride Parade
June 12, 7:30 p.m.
The parade takes off from 14th Street and 5th Avenue at 7:30 p.m. and continues along on 5th Avenue Street to the Reviewing Stand at 4th Street and 5th Avenue. The Parade continues on to Union Street.

Brooklyn Pride 2010 - The Amazing Brooklyn Race
June 12, 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Part Scavenger Hunt, Part Obstacle Course and ALL BROOKLYN! A series of gay-themed clues leads you and your team around Brooklyn hunting for items as well as performing physical and mental challenges. Entry fee is $35 per participant.

Brooklyn Pride 2010 - 5K Run in Prospect Park
June 12, 8 a.m.
Registration fee is $20, $25 after June 5.

Long Island Pride - Rally
June 13, Noon
Municipal Parking Lot on Gerard Street

Long Island Pride - Parade
June 13, 1 p.m.
Along Main Street in Huntington Village

Long Island Pride - Festival
June 13, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Heckscher Park

Buffalo Pride - Gay Pride Flag Raising Ceremony
June 1, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Niagara Square (in front of City Hall), Buffalo

Buffalo Pride - Color: A Celebration of Local LGBT Art
June 4, 6 p.m.
464 Gallery, 464 Amherst St., Buffalo

Buffalo Pride - Dyke March
June 5, 5 p.m.
Line up at 1195 Main St., Buffalo

Buffalo Pride - Allen Street Pride Festival
June 5, 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Allen Street (between N. Pearl & Franklin streets) Buffalo

Buffalo Pride - Pride Parade
June 6, 1 p.m.
Line up at 1195 Main St., Buffalo

Buffalo Pride - Pride Festival at Bidwell Parkway
June 6, 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Bidwell Parkway at Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo

PFLAG Family Night
June 1, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center, 300 Wall St., Kingston

Open Mic & Poetry Slam
June 2, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center, 300 Wall St, Kingston

Hudson Valley Pride March
June 6, Noon - 1 p.m.: Line up at New Paltz Middle School; 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.: March down Main Street to Hasbrouck Park

Hudson Valley Pride Festival
June 6, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Festival at Hasbrouck Park

Casa Frela Gallery Presents "Coming Out": A Historical Retrospective of New York's Trailblazing LGBT Institutions
June 12 - July 12
Casa Frela Gallery, 47 West 119th St. (between Lenox and 5th avenues)
This groundbreaking art exhibit commemorates the vital role played by LGBTQ people throughout the history of Harlem, from the 1920s to the present day. Organizations featured include Black AIDS Institute, Callen-Lorde, FIERCE, Harlem United Community AIDS Center, SAGE, SALGA and The Hetrick-Martin Institute.

Harlem Pride Official VIP Launch
June 25, 7 p.m. - 4 a.m.
271 W. 119th St. between St. Nicholas Ave. and Frederick Douglass Blvd.
Kick off Harlem Pride at gourmet soul food restaurant Billie's Black Bar/Lounge/Restaurant

Harlem Pride Day Celebration
June 26, Noon - 6 p.m.
W. 119th Street between Lenox and 5th avenues
Featuring music, dancing, live entertainment, health and wellness information and a variety of vendors.

Harlem Pride Presents "Bowl With Pride"
June 27, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
2116 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. between W. 125th and W. 126th streets
Harlem Pride's closing event at Harlem Lanes

JP Morgan Pride March Kickoff Social
June 24, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
119 E. 27th St. and Park Avenue South
Between 6 and 9 p.m., $1 per drink purchased at new gay lounge Vig 27 will go to Heritage of Pride (the organization that runs the Pride Parade). For more information, contact Joseph Winwood at

Rubin Museum of Art Presents: OUT in the Himalayas
Wednesdays in June, 7 p.m.
150 West 17th St.
Five Wednesday night events during Gay Pride Month feature films, readings and talks focusing on gay, lesbian and transgender issues in the Himalayan region. OUT in the Himalayas is presented in association with Out magazine and IN THE LIFE. Call the Box Office at (212) 620-5000 x344 for tickets.

SAGE Harlem Pride Events
Check this listing regularly for events geared toward LGBT older adults in Harlem.

SAGE Pride Events at the Center
Check this listing regularly for events geared toward LGBT older adults during Pride Month -- from a Pride Social and a Women's Party to talks by seasoned activists. Also, check out when and where SAGE will be participating in Pride celebrations in all boroughs of New York City.

SAGE Harlem Presents: Langston Hughes' Jesse B. Simple Alive in Harlem
June 5, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Join SAGE and supporters on June 5 for a creative evening celebrating the work of Langston Hughes. Tickets are $15 for seniors and students, $20 general admission. To reserve tickets call (347) 984-0477 or e-mail

SAGE Harlem Pride Party
June 11, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
At Harlem United's El Faro Day Center, 179 E. 116th St. (between Le and 3rd, one block from 6 train).

Sixth Annual Staten Island Pride Parade and Festival
June 5, Noon - 5 p.m.
Featuring vendors and a parade through downtown Staten Island with Grand Marshals Robin Garber and Dr. Kathleen (Katie) Cumiskey, local businesswomen, educators and spouses. Find out how to volunteer for the event!

Illegal Wedding Fair
June 6, Noon - 4 p.m.
632 on Hudson
To the 38 New York State senators who voted against legalizing gay marriage, we say: "Let them eat wedding cake!" An intimate wedding fair featuring a hand-picked selection of gay-friendly event professionals. Tickets are $35 for singles, $60 for couples.


Greater Dayton PrideFest and Parade
June 5, Noon
Steps off from St. Clair Street across from Cooper Park to Courthouse Square

Pride Nite at the Neon
June 17, 7 p.m. & 9:40 p.m.
The Neon, 130 E Fifth St., Dayton

Cleveland Pride Parade & Festival
June 26, Noon - 8 p.m.
Voinovich Park, Cleveland

Columbus Pride - An Exhibit of Pride Art Show
June 5, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Center on High, 1160 N. High St., Columbus

Columbus Pride - Run for Pride 5K
June 12, 9:30 a.m.
Goodale Park, Short North Columbus

Columbus Pride - Festival
June 18, 3 p.m. - 11 p.m.
June 19, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Goodale Park, Short North Columbus

Columbus Pride - Parade & March
June 19, Noon: Step off
Downtown Columbus

Columbus Pride - Brunch
June 20, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Westin Columbus


Pride Night at the Library
June 3, 7 p.m.
Council Oak Mens Chorale, Tulsa Downtown City-County Library

Tulsa Pride - Youth Night
June 4, 5 p.m.- 11 p.m.
Centennial Park

Tulsa Pride Festival & Parade
June 5, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Centennial Park


Portland Pride Parade
June 20, 11:30 a.m.
Burnside & NW 13th


Philly Pride - Parade
June 13, Noon
Philadelphia, PA

Philly Pride - Festival
June 13, Noon - 6 p.m.
The Great Plaza at Penn's Landing

Pittsburgh Pride - LGBT & AIDS Advocacy Rally
June 4, 6 p.m.
The steps of the City-County Building, 414 Grant Street, downtown Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Pride - Awareness March
June 13, Noon
Court Place, between Ross and Grant Street

Pittsburgh Pride - PrideFest
June 13, 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
6th Street Stage (on Liberty Avenue)
10th Street Stage (on Liberty Avenue)


Nashville Pride - Pride Pageant
June 13, 8 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Play Dance Bar, 1519 Church St., Nashville

Nashville Pride - Festival
June 19, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Riverfront Park, 100 1st Ave. N., Nashville


Austin Pride - Parade
June 5, 8:30 p.m.
Downtown Austin

Austin Pride - 3M Vendor Expo and Festival
June 5, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
The Long Center


Utah Pride Festival
June 4 - 6
City & County Building grounds, Downtown Salt Lake City


Spokane AIDS Network's Stem and Stein: 6th Annual Wine & Beer Tasting/Official Spokane Pride Kick-off Event
June 4, 6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Northern Quest Resort and Casino, Kalispel Ballroom in the New Hotel, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights

PRIDE Brunch 2010 (to support the Spokane AIDS Network and other HIV/AIDS related causes with contributions of funding and services)
June 12, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Dempsey's Brass Rail, 909 W. 1st Ave.

OutSpokane Rainbow Festival
June 12, 9:15 a.m. - Noon
Gondola Meadows, Riverfront Park, Spokane, Washington

OutSpokane Pride Parade
June 12, Noon
Wall Street between Spokane Falls Boulevard and Main Street

LGBT Seattle Pride Picnic presented by BECU
June 13, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Ave. E.

Seattle Pride Parade
June 27, 11 a.m.
Westlake Park and travels 4th Avenue to Pride Fest at the Seattle Center

Seattle PrideFest at Seattle Center
June 27
Seattle Center

Washington, D.C.

Capital Pride
June 4 - 13
A listing of Pride Week events and volunteer opportunities in the District of Columbia.

West Virginia

West Virginia Pride - PFLAG Meet & Greet
June 1, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Covenant House Community Room, 600 Shrewsbury St., Charleston

West Virginia Pride - Rapid HIV Testing
June 5, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
call 304-558-6469

West Virginia Pride - 14th Annual Pride Parade and Festival
June 6
Lee St & Capitol St, Charleston

West Virginia Pride - Human Rights Night
June 4, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
226 Capitol St., Charleston


Milwaukee Pride Fest
June 11, 3 p.m. - Midnight
June 12, Noon - Midnight
June 13, Noon - Midnight
Henry Maier Festival Park, Milwaukee

Reader Comments:

Comment by: Kevin (Washington, D.C.) Mon., Jun. 28, 2010 at 3:39 pm UTC
Your Pride listing totally ignored the African American celebrations throughout the Country. How could you not mention Atlanta on Labor day, D.C. on memorial day, L.A. Beach party on the 4th of July, and Chicago on the 4th of July. The list goes on and on. I would hope that you would be more inclusive in the future.
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Comment by: David (Raleigh, NC) Mon., Jun. 14, 2010 at 10:01 pm UTC
Just as an FYI for LGBT North Carolinians, NC PrideFest 2010 will be held on September 25, 2010 (for the Durham - Raleigh, NC area) at Duke University East Campus, Durham, NC
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