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Pride Events

June 2011

From Boston to Barstow and everywhere in between, LGBT Pride events are 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 event near you!

Don't see your event listed? If you would like your event added, please email the details to wtong@thebody.com.

United States

Alabama

Central Alabama Pride - 10 Days of Pride
June 3 - 12

Alaska

Alaska Pride Fest
June 18 - June 26

Arizona

Bisbee Pride Weekend
June 17 - 19

Arkansas

Northwest Arkansas Pride Parade
June 25

California

Antelope Valley Pride
June 18, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Palmdale (Poncitlan Square)

Outer Banks PrideFest
June 24 - 26

San Francisco Pride
June 25 - 26

Colorado

Four Corners Pride Festival
June 25, 12 Noon - 6 p.m.
Durango

Pridefest Denver
June 18 - 19

GLBT Center of Colorado's 35th Anniversary Gala
Sept 24
Infinity Park

Connecticut

Triangle Community Center's 10th Annual Pride Party
June 18

Delaware

Delaware Pride Festival
September 17

Florida

North Pinellas Pride
October 16 - 23

Stonewall Street Festival and Parade
June 19
Wilton Manors

St. Petersburg Pride Weekend
June 24 - 26

Georgia

Atlanta Pride
October 8 - 9
Piedmont Park

Savannah Pride
September 10
Forsyth Park

Hawaii

Hawaii State Pride Parade and Festival
September 15 - 17

Honolulu Pride Parade and Celebration
June 4

Idaho

Boise Pride - Pride Pageant
June 4, 9 p.m.

Boise Pride Week
June 11 - 19

Illinois

Chicago Annual Pride Parade and June Pride Month
June

Quad Cities Pridefest
June 4
Downtown Davenport

Indiana

Indy Gay Pride Week
June 5 - 11
Circle City

Iowa

Quad Cities Pridefest
June 4
Downtown Davenport

Kansas

Wichita Pride - Pride in the Street
June 24, 6 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Wichita Pride - Pride Festival
June 25, 10 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Wichita Pride - Festival and Parade
June 26, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Kentucky

Kentuckiana Pride Festival
June 17 - 18

Lexington Pride Festival
June 25

Louisiana

Baton Rouge Pride Fest
June 25

New Orleans Pride Festival Weekend
June 24 - 27

Maine

Southern Maine Pride - Parade and Festival
June 18
Monument Square and Deering Oaks Park

Maryland

Baltimore Pride - Twilight on the Terrace
June 17, 7 p.m.
Gertrude's Restaurant at Baltimore Museum of Art
A night of hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, music, dancing and, of course, art.

Baltimore Pride - High Heel Race
June 18, 3:30 p.m.
Charles and Eager Streets

Baltimore Pride - Pride Parade
June 18, 4 p.m.
Charles Street (between Center and Chase Streets)

Baltimore Pride - Block Party
June 18, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Charles and Eager Streets

Baltimore Pride - Pride Festival
June 19, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Druid Hill Park

Massachusetts

Boston Pride Week
June 3 - 12

That's So Gay - Boston Pride 2011 Art Exhibit
June 7, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Bunker Hill Community College

Michigan

West Michigan Pride Festival
June 18

Minnesota

Twin Cities Pride - Festival
June 25 - 26

Twin Cities Pride - Parade
June 26

Twin Cities Pride - Boat Cruise
June 18

Twin Cities Pride - Pinic
June 19

Twin Cities Pride - Art Show
June 10

Missouri

Pride St. Louis PrideFest
June 25 - 26, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tower Grove Park

Montana

Montana Pride Weekend
June 17 - 19
Bozeman
Includes Dances, March, Diversity Rally and Festival

Nevada

Las Vegas Pride Parade and Festival
September 16 - 17

Reno Gay Pride
August 20
Wingfield Park

New Jersey

Jersey Pride
June 5
Asbury Park

New Mexico

Albuquerque Pride - PrideFest
June 11, 11:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Expo New Mexico

Albuquerque Pride - Pride Parade
June 11, 10:30 a.m.
On Central from Girard to San Pedro into Expo New Mexico

Albuquerque Pride - Candlelight Vigil
June 9, 7 p.m.

Southern New Mexico Pride - Pride Weekend
June 17 - 19

Santa Fe Pride
June 25

New York

Brooklyn Pride - Out in Brooklyn
June 9, 7 p.m. - 11 p.m.
53 Prospect Park West

Brooklyn Pride - Family Fun & Frolic in the Park
June 11, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Brooklyn Pride - Pride Parade
June 11, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
March down 5th Avenue

Brooklyn Pride - Post Parade Pride Party
June 11, 9 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Brooklyn Lyceum, 227 4th Avenue

Central New York Pride Parade and Festival
June 18

NYC Pride - Rally
June 18, 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Rumsey Playfield Central Park, 72nd St. & 5th Ave.

NYC Pride - Rapture On The River: A Women's Dance
June 25, 3 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Hudson River Park , Pier 54, 13th St @ the West Side Highway

NYC Pride - VIP Rooftop Party
June 25, 2 p.m. - 8 p.m.

NYC Pride - Pride March
June 26, 12 Noon
Starts at 36th Street & 5th Avenue, ends at Christopher & Greenwich Streets

NYC Pride - PrideFest
June 26, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Hudson St. between Abingdon Sq. and West 14th St.

NYC Pride - Pier Dance
June 26, 2 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Hudson River Park, Pier 54, 13th St @ the West Side Highway

North Carolina

Charlotte Black Gay Pride
July 14 - 17

North Carolina Pride
September 24 - 27

Ohio

Cleveland Pride Festival
June 25

Columbus Pride - Pride Weekend
June 17 - 18

Columbus Pride - Pride Art Show at Spinelli's Deli
June 2

Columbus Pride - Dance for Pride
June 3, 8 p.m.
Wallstreet Nightclub

Columbus Pride - Colors of Pride Art Show at First Community Bank
June 4

Columbus Pride - Jaeger Run for Pride 5k Walk/Run
June 11, 9:30 a.m.
Goodale Park

Columbus Pride - Poker Run
June 11

Columbus Pride - Pride 30th Anniversary Party
June 13
Hubbard Grille

Columbus Pride - Columbus Lesbian and Gay Softball Association's Bat n' Rouge
Dodge Park
June 19

Miami Valley Pride Parade and Festival
June 4

Oklahoma

Oklahoma City Pride - My Big, Fat, Gay '80s Wedding Party
June 19, 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Coles Garden Wedding and Event Center
A fundraiser to help fund the future GLBT Health Center

Oklahoma City Pride - Block Party
June 24, 9:30 p.m.
"The Strip" on 39th Street, near Penn.

Oklahoma City Pride - Festival
June 24 - 26

Oklahoma City Pride - Parade
June 26

Oregon

Portland Pride - Parade and Festival
June 17 - 19
Tom McCall Waterfront Park

Portland Latino Gay Pride
July 14 - July 17

Pennsylvania

Lancaster Pride - Festival and Celebration
June 18, 12 Noon - 6 p.m.
Buchanan Park

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Pride - Pridefest and Illuminated Night Pride Parade
June 18
South Water Street, Providence

South Carolina

South Carolina Black Pride
June 24 - 26

Tennessee

Knoxville Pridefest - Next To Nothing Fashion Show and Auction
June 16, 8 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Knoxville Pridefest - Pride Parade
June 25, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Knoxville Pridefest - Pride Festival
June 25, 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Nashville Pride
May 21 - October 30

Texas

Houston Pride Festival and Parade
June 25, 12 Noon - 11 p.m.
Montrose Area

Houston Pride - Dine With Pride
June 22
Chelsea Grill (4621 Montrose Blvd)

Utah

Utah Pride Festival
June 3 - 5

Vermont

Pride Vermont - Pride Festival
July 23, 12 Noon - 4 p.m.

Virginia

Virginia PrideFest
September 24

Washington

Seattle Pride - Idol Talent Competition
March 27 - June 19
Every Sunday night at Neighbours Nightclub

Seattle Pride Week
June 19 - 26

Washington, D.C.

Capital Pride
June 1 - 12

West Virginia

West Virginia Pride
(year-round events)

Wisconsin

PrideFest Milwaukee
June 10 - 12
Henry Maier Festival Park

International

Belgium

Antwerp Pride
June 20 - 26

Canada

Edmonton Pride Festival
June 10 - 19

Kingston Pride - Art Show
June 17 - 27

Kingston Pride - Parade
June 18, 12 Noon - 2 p.m.

Kingston Pride - Post-Parade Picnic at City Park
June 18, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Pride Toronto
June 24 - July 3

Victoria Pride
July 1 - 10

England

Sheffield Pride
July 16, 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Endcliffe Park

Pride London
June 17 - July 3

Finland

Helsinki Pride Week
June 26 - July 3

France

France Gay Pride
May 21 - July 9
Seventeen cities will hold gay pride events this year.

Paris Pride
June 25

Toulouse LGBT Pride March
June 18

Germany

Berlin Pride Festival
May 28 - June 26

Hungary

Budapest Pride - LGBT Film and Cultural Festival
June 11 - 19

Ireland

Dublin Pride - LGBTQ Festival
June 17 - 26

Norway

Norway Gay Pride Week
June 17 - 26

Portugal

LGBT Pride March in Lisbon
June 18

Panama

Emerald Coast PrideFest Weekend
June 23 - 26

Slovenia

Ljubljani Pride Parada
June 4

Spain

Pride Barcelona
June 18 - 28

Sri Lanka

Colombo Pride Week
July 2 - 10

Switzerland

Zurich Pride Week
June 10 - June 19


 

Reader Comments:

Comment by: kasham (nigeria, west africa) Wed., Jun. 1, 2011 at 8:56 pm EDT
What about people in africa, especially west africa. No such events for us?
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