San Francisco City Hall gets lighted for LGBT Pride. — Photo: David Yu

Pride in the USA: Calendar of LGBT Pride events

Even before the massive parades in San Francisco and New York City later this month, millions of people will go over the rainbow for Pride. A glance at the crowded U.S. Pride calendar — heaviest in June to mark the anniversary of the 1969 riots at the Stonewall Inn in New York City and to usher in the summer.


= June: CenLa Pride in Alexandria, Louisiana; Boqueron Pride and San Juan Pride in Puerto Rico; Cleveland Pride in Ohio; El Paso Pride in Texas; NWA Pride in Fayetteville, Arkansas; Rocket City Pride in Huntsville, Alabama; Hampton Roads Pride in Norfolk, Virginia; Utah Pride in Salt Lake City.

= June 3-5: Kansas City Pridefest in Missouri.

= June 4: Honolulu Pride; Ferndale Pride in Michigan.

= June 4-12: Central Alabama Pride in Birmingham.

= June 5: Jersey Pride in Asbury Park; East Central Minnesota Pride in Pine City; Queens LGBT Pride in New York.

= June 8-12: Key West Pride.

= June 8-19: Denver Pridefest.

= June 9-12: Albuquerque Pride in New Mexico.

= June 10-12: Milwaukee PrideFest; Des Moines Capital Pride in Iowa; Los Angeles WeHo Pride; Capital Pride in Washington, D.C.; Philadelphia Pride.

= June 10-11: Kalamazoo Pride.

= June 11: Albany, Long Island and Brooklyn Prides in New York; Baton Rouge Pride; Indy Pridefest in Indianapolis; Wyoming Equality in Cheyenne; OutSpokane in Spokane, Washington.

= June 11-12: Pittsburgh Pride; Motor City Pride in Detroit; Boston Pride.

= June 17-18: Kentuckiana Pride in Louisville.

= June 17-19: Stonewall Columbus Pride in Ohio; New Orleans Pride; Olympia Capital Pride in Washington.

= June 17-25: Heartland Pride in Omaha.

= June 18: Rhode Island Pride in Providence; Boise Pride; Wilton Manors Pride in Florida.

= June 18-19: Portland Pride in Oregon.

= June 18-25: Anchorage Pride Festival.

= June 18-26: Chicago Pride.

= June 19-26: Houston Pride.

= June 19-25: OC Pride in Orange County, California.

= June 21-26: New York City Pride.

= June 24-25: Nashville Pride; Augusta Pride in Georgia.

= June 24-26: St. Louis Pridefest; Oklahoma City Pride; St. Pete Pride in Florida.

= June 25: Central Oregon Pride in Bend; Cincinnati Pride; Flagstaff Northern Arizona Pride; Salisbury Pride in North Carolina; Santa Fe Pride in New Mexico.

= June 25-26: Twin Cities Pride in Minnesota; San Francisco Pride.

= June 26: Seattle Pridefest.


= July: Bellingham Pride in Washington; Deming Pride in New Mexico.

= July 2: Pride San Antonio.

= July 9: Tacoma Pride; Pride Alive in Green Bay.

= July 9-10: Colorado Springs Pride.

= July 15-17: San Diego Pride.

= July 17: Kenosha Pride.

= July 23: Reno Pride in Nevada.

= July 23-24: Pines Party on Fire Island in New York; Baltimore Pride.


= August: West Street Beach Pride in Laguna Beach, California; P-Town Carnival in Provincetown, Massachusetts; Toledo Pride.

= Aug. 6: Delaware Pride in Dover; Delaware Pride Fest in Rehoboth.

= Aug. 13: Eugene Pride in Oregon.

= Aug. 20-21: Charlotte Pride in North Carolina.

= Aug. 21: Outreach Pride Parade and Rally in Madison.

= Aug. 26-27: Michigan Pride in Lansing.

= Aug. 28: Silicon Valley Pride in San Jose.


= September: North Carolina Pride in Durham; Bluegrass Black Pride in Lexington, Kentucky; Oregon Coast Pride in Lincoln City; Sedona Pride in Arizona; Wichita Pride in Kansas; San Gabriel Valley Pride in Pasadena, California.

= Sept. 6-11: Worcester Pride in Massachusetts.

= Sept. 10: Pride Outloud Potluck Picnic in Appleton.

= Sept. 11: Pride Vermont in Burlington and Oakland Pride in California.

= Sept. 15-Oct. 15: Hispanic LGBT Pride in Miami.

= Sept. 18: Dallas Pride.

= Sept. 24: Space Coast Pride in Melbourne, Florida; Virginia Gay Pride in Richmond.

= Sept. 24-25: Mid-South Pride in Memphis.

= Sept. 27: Austin Pride in Texas.

= Sept. 30-Oct. 2: Gay Days Disneyland in California.


= October: Ocala Pride Festival in Florida; Northern Virginia Pride in Centerville; South Carolina Pride in Colombia; Jacksonville Pride in Florida; Tucson Pride.

= Oct. 3-5: Fort Worth Pride in Texas.

= Oct. 8: Oceanside North County Pride in California;  Orlando Pride in Florida.

= Oct. 8-9: Atlanta Pride.

= Oct. 16: Central Arkansas Pride in Little Rock.

= Oct. 16-17: Winston-Salem Pride in North Carolina.

= Oct. 21-23: Las Vegas Pride.

= Oct. 22: Savannah Pride in Georgia.


= Nov. 4-6: Palm Springs Pride.

= Nov. 15-Dec. 1: Gay Days Fort Lauderdale.

Read our special Pride supplement.


Leave a reply