2023 PRIDE Guide Celebrations

MARCH 2023

  • 3/1 - 3/7 - Winter Party Festival - Miami Beach, FL - Winter Party Festival is an annual, week-long celebration of music, dance, and community, produced by the National LGBTQ Task Force to raise critical funds for the LGBTQ movement.
  • 3/1 - 3/5 - Winter PrideFest 2023 - Bend, OR - Since 2018 OUT Central Oregon has hosted Winter PrideFest in Bend, Oregon to celebrate Pride, Inclusivity, and our combined love of the outdoors. Winter PrideFest is not your typical “gay ski weekend”.
  • 3/1 - 3/5 - Cathedral City LGBT Days - Cathedral City, CA - California's first Pride of the year.
  • 3/4 - Pride Cape Coral - Cape Coral, FL - The first PRIDE Cape Coral was held April 6 and 7, in 2019 in the Entertainment District of Cape Coral. The event featured Southwest Florida’s first PRIDE Parade, Tutu Drag Race, street performers and live entertainment. The event also featured the largest Drag Queen Sunday Brunch, where hundreds gathered to enjoy a local fare while being entertained.
  • 3/11 - Manatee Pride 2023 - Bradenton, FL - Manatee Pride is a fun family event with all proceeds benefiting ALSO Youth, a 501(c)(3) non-profit Florida corporation. ALSO Youth provides Advocacy, Leadership, Support, and Outreach for LGBTQ+ youth in Sarasota and Manatee Counties
  • 3/12 - Gulfport Peace, Love & Pride Festival - Gulfport, FL - “Gulfport Pride” is about more than LGBTQ+ Pride. We’re proud of our hometown. We’re proud of our diversity. We’re proud that everyone is welcome here. This Festival is a celebration for everyone!
  • 3/15 - 3/19 - Elevation: Mammoth Gay Ski Week - Mammoth Lakes, CA - The Twenty-First Annual Mammoth Gay Ski Week returns to the High Sierras and Mammoth Lakes, California. Our core mission remains the same after 20 years: “2,500 riders. 12 major parties. 0 attitude.”
  • 3/19 - 3/26 - LA Leather Pride - Los Angeles, CA - This year's theme is RELEASE! It’s going to be a week filled with exciting events, music, and community building.
  • 3/25 - Tampa Pride Diversity Parade & Festival - Tampa, FL - The annual Tampa Pride Diversity Parade will be on March 25, 2023 in historic Ybor City, also known as the GaYBOR District. This has become a historical and annual spring event when Florida weather is most enjoyable! The Tampa Pride Street Festival will include an Arts & Crafts Show, Community Health Fair and Entrepreneurs Area. The Main Stage will be located in the Cuban Club Courtyard. Here the Street Festival will kick off at 10:45am with the Tampa Bay Pride Band and guest speakers followed by featured entertainment.
  • 3/25 & 3/26 - Palm Beach Pride - Lake Worth Beach, FL - Palm Beach Pride, presented by Compass LGBTQ+ Community Center, is a two day, family & pet friendly festival and a parade that features vendors, music, food and drinks. The event takes place in Bryant Park in Downtown Lake Worth Beach. Vendors from all over the country come to provide information and sell their wares.
  • 3/31 - 4/3 - Cherry Pride - Washington, DC - Focused on Mental Health & HIV/AIDS, The Cherry Fund provides financial support for non-profit organizations serving the LGBTQIA community of Washington D.C. and beyond. As an independent, all-volunteer non-profit organization we produce our signature benefit weekend every year in April during Cherry Blossom season.

APRIL 2023

  • 4/1 - 4/16 - Miami Beach Pride - Celebrating 15 Years with a FREE Pride Festival and Parade April 15 & 16. Featuring appearances by Sandra Bernhard, Jonathan Bennett, Todrick Hall, Shangela, Inaya Day and more.
  • 4/15 - Tallahassee Pridefest - "Pride In The Plaza", 12:00pm-5:30pm in Kleman Plaza
  • 4/21 - 4/23 - Atlanta Bear Pride - Atlanta Bear Pride is 3 days of bear themed events & parties showcasing the diversity of bear culture and bringing people from around the Southeast to converge on Atlanta for one big weekend. Our Mission is to provide a quality weekend of events, helping local business and charities in the city Atlanta.
  • 4/28 - Come Out With Pride Orlando Pride Prom 2023 "Planet Evo" - Join us on Friday, April 28, 2023 at The Orlando Science Center for a second chance to dance! Come Out With Pride is hosting an adult-only (21+) Pride Prom. Being at the Orlando Science Center, our theme this year is Planet EVO: Evolution is Inclusion.
  • 4/28 - 5/1 - Philly Black Pride - "Reemergence" - Our mission is to transform the living and social environments of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) people of color. We aim to create multicultural opportunities that educate, inspire, improve and celebrate the experiences of LGBTQ individuals through programs, policy, advocacy, partnerships and relationship building.

MAY 2023

  • 5/4 - 5/8 - Purple Party Dallas - "Purple Odyssey" - You step out onto what looks like a desolate wasteland, the smell of iron ore in the air as the terrain crumbles under the weight of your feet and cosmic dust floats about. As you tread on, the neon light all-around you pulses as if it were alive, embedded in the remnants of the dilapidated structures that pass by. Ahead you see what appears to be a pyramid construct of sorts. To this point, your journey has carried you across the galaxy to new worlds you couldn't possibly have ever imagined. All of this culminating in what is sure to be the most spectacular encounter and experience of all.
  • 5/12 - 5/14 - White Party Palm Springs - the premier destination for the ultimate LGBTQ+ Music Festival entering it’s unprecedented 33rd year in the beautiful resort town of Palm Springs California. 3 days and nights/7 amazing parties are included in our Weekend Pass featuring our WP‘s Global DJ’s, world class recording artists, and amazing specialty acts to keep all our guests entertained non-stop all weekend long!
  • 5/19 - 5/21 - New Hope PrideFest - Set in the lush greenery of the Delaware River Valley, our Pride festival connects two towns in two different states by the New Hope & Lambertville Bridge. Drawing more than 15,000 people annually, New Hope Celebrates joins together the LGBT friendly towns of Lambertville, NJ and New Hope, PA.
  • 5/20 & 5/21 - Mohave Pride - "Fantassance Fair" - PRIDE IS FOR FAMILY! Both the Family you're born with that supports you and the Family you choose when the one you're born with doesn't!
  • 5/20 - Springfield, IL PrideFest - Blue Ribbon Revival, JackAsh, The Shenanigans, Teen Talent Show, Drag Show Extravaganza, ….more to come!
  • 5/25 - 5/29 - International Mr. Leather - We are preparing for our Sapphire Anniversary of International Mr. Leather™ contests for 2023. The host hotel is once again at Chicago’s historic Congress Hotel and Convention Center.
  • 5/26 - 5/29 - DC Black Pride - "Know Your Past - Live Your Present - Fight For Your Future" - For more than 30 years, DC Black Pride has been a place for the Black LGBTQIA+ community to gather and celebrate each other.

JUNE 2023

  • 6/1 - 6/5 - One Magical Weekend - OFFICIAL PRIDE RADIO EVENT! - Join the magic in 2023 with Orlando's biggest Pride Month Kickoff events only at Walt Disney World Resorts including daily pool parties at the Sheraton Lake Buena Vista, After-Hours Parties, the RIPTIDE Waterpark Party at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon, Red Roundup at House of Blues Disney Springs, and the WIG Party capping the weekend! REGISTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A TRIP RIGHT HERE.
  • 6/1 - 6/5 - Bear Jamboree! - OFFICIAL PRIDE RADIO EVENT! - Bear Jamboree is part of the 33-year tradition of LGBTQ+ community members kicking off Pride Month at Walt Disney World Resorts. This event takes place at the private host hotel, the Crowne Plaza Lake Buena Vista with daily pool parties, international DJ's and evening events + Bear Lagoon at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon waterpark party "Riptide" with One Magical Weekend.
  • 6/2 - 6/4 - Pittsburgh Pride - "Revolution" - Pittsburgh Pride Revolution is a three day LGBTQIA+ community event across Pittsburgh Downtown, Northside, and Bloomfield. Focused around inclusion and diversity, it’s packed full of wonderful community events and performances offering something for everyone.
  • 6/2 - 6/4 - Provincetown Pride - Express yourself and celebrate the full spectrum of our community with a rally at Town Hall, queer comedy, parties + more.
  • 6/2 - 6/4 - Buffalo Pride Week - The Pride Parade is back! Get your most fabulous attire and your finest float ready for a celebration unlike any other. This year’s theme: Show up. Turn up. We show up because there’s much to fight for. We turn up because there’s much to celebrate. Following the parade, join us for a celebration of WNY’s LGBTQ+ community featuring legendary performers, local eats, and fun for the whole family. We can’t wait to Show Up and Turn Up with all of you this year at Canalside.
  • 6/2 - 6/4 - Oklahoma City Pride - There is so much for everyone including a Pride Pickle Ball Tournament, Official Pride Pre-Party, Festival and Parade!
  • 6/2 - 6/4 - Sonoma County Pride - Old Courthouse Square, Downtown Santa Rosa, CA - The mission of Sonoma County LGBT Pride is to promote equality for all. Working with community leaders we work to support the non-profit community and to preserve and educate the community about the rich LGBT history of Sonoma County.
  • 6/3 - 6/25 - Seattle Pride - Kick off the month with Pride In The Park at Volunteer Park on Saturday, June 3 and find events leading up to the 49th Annual Seattle Pride Parade on 4th Ave, Downtown, on Sunday, June 25!
  • 6/3 & 6/4 - Dallas Pride - Celebrating 40 years! Don't miss the Dallas Pride Music Festival at Fair Park, Teen Pride, Family PRIDE Zone and more on Saturday, June 3rd. The Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade takes place Sunday, June 4.
  • 6/3 - Pride in the CLE - Cleveland, OH - After a momentous return to an in-person march and festival in 2022, we continue our efforts to ensure Northeast Ohio is afforded a Pride event that not only celebrates our LGBTQ+ community, but also advocates for the equitable and just treatment for ALL in our community as well.
  • 6/3 - Annapolis Pride - Annapolis Pride celebrates the LGBTQ+ community, engaging local residents, businesses and groups to unite in welcoming and embracing diversity in Annapolis.
  • 6/3 - Franklin Pride - Franklin Pride TN is set to bring our Williamson County community a vibrant event that seeks to Celebrate, Support, Engage and Unite the community on behalf of our LGBTQ family and neighbors and their allies. Join us for entertainment, vendors, food, drinks, and more!
  • 6/3 - Middletown PrideFEST - Middletown Pride is one of Connecticut’s largest pride events held in downtown Middletown, Connecticut each June. We believe that pride is both a demonstration for, and a celebration of, our local LGBTQIA2S+ communities. In furtherance of this goal, Middletown Pride creates safe and visible spaces in the City of Middletown by providing education and training for and about the LGBTQIA2S+ communities, and holds FREE pride events throughout the year. 
  • 6/3 - Round Rock Pride - Round Rock, TX - Round Rock Pride celebrates the diversity in our community and provides a place for all to gather in safety, acceptance and love.
  • 6/2 - 6/11 - Capital Pride Washington, DC - OFFICIAL PRIDE RADIO EVENT! - As DC gears up to host WorldPride in 2025, this year's Capital Pride celebration promises to be the biggest yet with world-class entertainment and a day-long parade through the streets of our Nation's Capital. More info to come soon!
  • 6/7 - 6/11 - Key West Pride - Celebrate PRIDE on a tropical island that is legendary for its laid-back style and its open and accepting atmosphere. Whether you’re looking to party with friends, travel with family, or get lost in the magic of our tropical island, rediscover Key West and discover how one island’s One Human Family philosophy has created one of the most integrated and unique communities in the world. Show us your pride, we will show you our Key West Pride!
  • 6/8 - 6/11 - Fire Island Bear Weekend - Whether you're coming from another state or day tripping it from the city, The two jewels of Fire Island, The Pines and Cherry Grove are truly a gay paradise in our own back yard. Located just an hour and half from New York City.
  • 6/9 & 6/10 - LA Pride - Mariah Carey and Megan Stee Stallion headline LA Pride In The Park 2023 at Los Angeles State Historic Park. Tickets on sale now.
  • 6/9 - 6/11 - Capital City Pride - Des Moines, IA - The festival continues to grow. Last year, we welcomed over 40,000 attendees throughout the Pride Fest weekend. This year, we are expecting our largest turnout yet! 
  • 6/10 - Albuquerque Pride - Parade kicks off at 10am Central at Nob Hill, traveling east on Central between Wellsley & San Mateo.
  • 6/16 & 6/17 - Stonewall Columbus Pride - The first Columbus PRIDE march in 1982 was just around 200 people; today the Stonewall Columbus Pride Festival and March welcome over 700,000 visitors to Columbus and the Central Ohio region.
  • 6/17 - Grand Rapids Pride Festival - Going into its 35th year in 2023, Grand Rapids Pride Festival is working to create a safe, open, and inclusive environment for Grand Rapids community members to celebrate who they are!
  • 6/17 - Iowa City Pride - Noon until 10pm in Beautiful Downtown Iowa City.
  • 6/17 - Rhode Island PrideFest & Illuminated Night Parade - Registration currently open!
  • 6/17 - Stonewall Pride Wilton Manors - The Stonewall Pride Parade and Street Festival typically attracts 50,000 spectators. Stonewall Pride celebrates the historic Stonewall Riots and the start of the LGBT+ human rights movement and how it has shaped our community. 
  • 6/17 - Charleston Pride - On Saturday, June 17th, 2023 we are excited to celebrate Pride with our annual Pride Parade in historic Downtown Charleston! Whether you and your 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.
  • 6/23 & 6/24 - Pride In The Park - Chicago, IL - lineup announced soon!
  • 6/23 - 6/25 - Twin Cities Pride - Twin Cities Pride Festival at Loring Park is a CELEBRATION of the LGBTQ+ Community and ALL LGBTQ+ people and allies are welcome! As always, Twin Cities Pride Festival is FREE!
  • 6/23 - 6/25 - St. Pete Pride - St Pete Pride Weekend includes the June 23rd Friday Night Concert, June 24th TransMarch, Parade & Festival, and June 25th Street Fair. The 2023 lineup will include the return of the Kickoff Party, LGBTQ+ Youth and Family Day, the Stonewall Reception, Get Nude, Shades of Pride: A LGBTQ+ Juneteenth Celebration, Queer-E-Okee, and Transtastic.
  • 6/24 & 6/25 - San Francisco Pride - This year's theme is "Looking Back and Moving Foward" - The Pride Parade will be on on June 25th, going down Market Street from Embarcadero to the Celebration at Civic Center.
  • 6/24 & 6/25 - Nashville Pride - Festival and Parade at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park - Entertainment lineup announced soon!
  • 6/24 & 6/25 - Denver Pride - Join us Sunday, June 25, 2023 beginning at 9:30 am for the Denver Pride Parade! The Parade spans 14 blocks of Colfax Avenue from Cheesman Park to Civic Center, where the celebrations continue at day two of Denver PrideFest.
  • 6/24 - Cincinnati Pride - Celebrating 50 Years - Sawyer Point, OH - Registration now open for the festival!
  • 6/24 - San Antonio Pride - The one, the only official San Antonio Pride Celebration!
  • 6/25 - NYC Pride - Join us for the annual NYC Pride March through the streets, enjoy the PrideFest street fair, and party with us at Pride Island, returning for 2023 with exciting artists announced soon!

JULY 2023

  • 7/8 - 7/16 - San Diego Pride - In San Diego, Pride is year-round. Our organization and other LGBT-serving nonprofits and organizations host community events, programs, and fundraisers throughout the year that aim to further our mission of fostering pride, equality, and respect for all lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities locally, nationally, and globally.
  • 7/15 & 7/16 - Portland Pride - Join us the weekend of July 15-16 for the annual Portland Pride Waterfront Festival, one of the largest donation-based LGBTQIA2S+ Pride events on the west coast.
  • 7/16 - Reading Pride Celebration - Jim Dietrich Park
  • 7/21 & 7/22 - Fort Wayne Pride - We will returning to both Headwaters Park East and West. This has allowed for an addition of a nonprofit resource fair, a second entertainment stage, and a better space for our workshops and KidSpace area. The festival features live entertainment, vendors, a beer tent, food, workshops, tournaments/ trivia, KidSpace, and a fabulous time with the community. The Pride March will take place Saturday morning before the beginning of the festival.
  • 7/22 - Northern Nevada Pride - Info coming soon! Registration open now.


  • 8/4 - 8/6 - Long Beach Pride - Celebrating their 40th Annual Pride Celebration. Save the dates!
  • 8/9 - 8/13 - Key West Tropical Heat - Tropical Heat is the HOTTEST annual 5-day party for gay men ages 21 and up in Key West and the Florida Keys! The all-male themed parties, pool parties, clothing optional events, and adult-oriented entertainment promise to be HOT! August on our tropical island is always HOT, but during Tropical Heat it promises to be even more so! What better way to experience our tropical paradise than joining us for 5 days with hot guys!? In addition to all our scheduled events, you can also enjoy our many other activities on land and sea!
  • 8/12 - Austin Pride - With over 400,000 attending in 2022, this year will be even BIGGER! You have come to expect amazing entertainment from Austin PRIDE and this year will be no exception. Save the date!
  • 8/12 - Eugene Pride - Alton Baker Park 10am-7pm.
  • 8/12 - 8/13 - Northalstead Market Days - The 41st Northalsted Market Days® is a weekend long live music street festival celebrating community in Chicago’s landmark Northalsted/Lakeview district. The 1/2 mile long summer festival features all-day lineups of live music on 5 stages, 200+ unique vendors, arts, crafts, food and drink, DJs/dancing, and more!
  • 8/19 - 8/20 - Charlotte Pride Festival & Parade - For 20 years, Charlotte Pride’s festival and parade has been free. We charge no admission to attend.
  • 8/26 & 8/27 - Silicon Valley Pride - Save the dates!
  • 8/26 - Jersey City Pride - "Stronger Together" - This year in we will be celebrating our 22nd Anniversary with a month-long celebration throughout Jersey City leading up to our Pride Festival celebration on August 26th. The footprint of the festival will be one of the largest in Jersey City Pride history. We’ll be on Newark Ave between Grove Street and Jersey Ave in the heart of historic downtown Jersey City as well as the Grove Street PATH Plaza. The festival is adjacent to major mass transportation: PATH Grove Street (two stops from Manhattan) and Bus.


  • 9/1 - 9/3 - Pride Galveston - Pride Galveston began in 2017 as Pride Galveston Beach Bash & Block Party, when Jamie Fuller-Waymire & Terry Fuller-Waymire decided a PRIDE festival would be a wonderful idea, as the island was lacking an event designed for the community. Pride Galveston has since ballooned into a three day celebration.
  • 9/2 - 9/12 - Pride Vermont - Join us in Burlington on September 10th, 2023 for a celebration of LGBTQIA+ joy and solidarity. More details coming soon
  • 9/8 - 9/10 - Boise Pride Festival & Parade - Boise Pride brings together members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, their friends, allies, and supporters in celebration of the unique spirit and culture of the LGBTQ+ community.
  • 9/8 - 9/10 - OBX Pridefest - A 3-day gay pride festival FULL of events an ALL INCLUSIVE for all LGBTQ+ folks and our supporters and friends. The MAIN event is a FREE, Family-Friendly, Pride Festival on Saturday, September 9th from 1:00 - 7:00 PM. The festival will include bands, drag queens performances, entertainers, local restaurants, adult beverages, and vendors. The festival is located at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Downtown Manteo, NC.
  • 9/10 - South Jersey Gay Pride - Cherry Hill, NJ - Registration open now.
  • 9/11 - 9/17 - St. Cloud Pride - St. Cloud Pride in the Park is an annual family friendly event featuring local food vendors, businesses, organizations, music, games and more! Join us the third weekend in September from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm for the 14th annual St. Cloud Pride weekend! We invite YOU to come out and show your colors in Central Minnesota! 
  • 9/13 - 917 - Rehoboth Beach Bear Weekend - This event is our flagship fundraiser to help our mission to promote camaraderie and inclusiveness and to help LGBTQIA+ students in local area high schools achieve their education and career goals with financial scholarships.
  • 9/20 - 9/24 - The Dinah - Margaritaville Resort and Spa in Palm Springs, CA. The largest queer/lesbian/non-binary event in the world!
  • 9/21 - 9/24 - World Bear Weekend 2023 - Orlando, FL - "Resurgence - Villians' Revenge" is this year's theme. Event passes are available now. Join hundreds of guests from all over the world for our 5th annual 4-day event. Enjoy an amazing weekend full of fun, fur, & frolic at the Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld with an action-packed itinerary full of exciting surprises! In addition to our wild weekend of fun, we will also be hosting our annual World Bear & Pet Contest.
  • 9/23 - Virginia Pride - Brown's Island, Noon-8pm. More info to come!
  • 9/30 - Blue Ridge Pride Festival - more information coming soon.


  • 10/1 - Greensboro Pride - More info to come!
  • 10/14 & 10/15 - Atlanta Pride - Piedmont Park. More info coming soon!
  • 10/20 - 10/29 - Fantasy Fest - Key West, FL - Fantasy Fest is an annual 10-day party in paradise for grown-ups. Started in 1979 by a small group of Key West locals, the party was created to bring visitors to the island in what was a typically quiet, but beautiful season. It worked. Fantasy Fest has grown every year since its inception and is now the wildest extravaganza around! Fun-loving revelers from around the globe bring their creativity and imaginations as they descend upon Key West each year in October for 10 days filled with costuming, parades, libations, and excitement!
  • 10/21 - Come Out With Pride Orlando - Lake Eola - More info to come!
  • 10/21 - Honolulu Pride - Honolulu Pride Month, celebrated in October to coincide with LGBT History Month, National Coming Out Day, and Spirit Day, is four weeks of community events, parties, cultural and educational gatherings and more.


  • 11/3 - 11/5 - Palm Springs Pride - 37th Anniversary Celebration featuring the Arenas District Block Party, Festival Marketplace and Entertainment, and the world-famous parade down Palm Canyon Dr. Don't miss the final Pride celebration of each year!