Thursday, May 25, 2023 10:00a -
Friday, Jun 30, 2023 9:00p

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Happy Pride Month! As the City of Boston comes alive for the summer months tons of fabulous Pride events are on the horizon. Celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community with dance parties, festivals, panel discussions, drag nights, and so much more.

Events are listed chronologically. 

Queer Marketplace from District Q

When: Tues, 5/30 at 5 p.m.

Where: Downtown

Info: Get ready for Pride Month with this marketplace of queer-owned small businesses featuring products, services and art pieces from around New England. 

Pride Month: Charlie Gibson's Queer Boston

When: Thur, 6/1 at 6 p.m.

Where: Back Bay

Info: Tour the historic Gibson House and learn about the gay subculture in early-twentieth-century Boston through the eyes of one of the home’s residents. 

Miss Lamplighter's Queer Icons Drag Show

When: Thur, 6/1 at 7 p.m.

Where: Central Square

Info: Hosted by Queen Big Atlas, this energetic drag show will pay homage to gay icons throughout the years. Think Madonna, Cher, the glamorous list goes on and on.

Charity Comedy Night Benefitting Fenway Health

When: Fri, 6/2 at 8:30 p.m.

Where: Seaport

Info: Laugh your butt off for a good cause at this Comedy Night at Harpoon Brewery benefiting the LGBTQIA+ friendly medical provider Fenway Health.

Love Conquers Ale Pride Party (pictured)

When: Sat, 6/3 at 10 a.m.

Where: Downtown

Info: Celebrate Pride Month with a swig of Sam Adams’ Pride beer: Love Conquers Ale. The all-day party includes a drag show, live DJs spinning danceable beats, face painting, and performances by vogue/hip hop dance group Haus of Snap.

Watertown Pride Extravaganza

When: Sat, 6/3 at 11 a.m.

Where: Watertown

Info: The Watertown Pride party welcomes community members of all ages to celebrate love with food trucks, performances, live music, a parade, arts and crafts, and more.

We're With Dorothy: An Aeronaut PRIDE Event

When: Sat, 6/3 at 1:30 p.m.

Where: Somerville

Info: Come party with fabulous drag performers at the Aeronaut Pride event, featuring their Pride beer: We’re With Dorothy. Dance to a live DJ, snag memories in a photobooth, and support The Transgender Emergency Fund at this event.

Gay Ass Rock Fest at Bone Up Brewing

When: Sat, 6/3 at 2 p.m.

Where: Everett

Info: Rock out to six queer-led bands at Bone Up Brewing, while shopping a pop-up of queer-owned businesses. Don’t forget to try Bone Up Brewing’s Pride beer: Cheeky Bastard. 

Exploring Rainbows: A Celebration of Pride Month

When: Sun, 6/4 at 11 a.m.

Where: Cleveland Circle

Info: Learn the science behind rainbows in celebration of Pride Month, then engage in family-friendly rainbow activities like painting, storytime, dyeing scrunchies, and more.

Quincy Pride Day

When: Sun, 6/4 at 12 p.m.

Where: Quincy

Info: Show your Pride at Quincy Pride Day by enjoying live music, snacking on goodies from food trucks, watching drag performances, and more.

Free Pride Flow & Strength Mash Up with Lyndsay Allyn Cox

When: Sun, 6/4 at 12:30 p.m.

Where: South End

Info: Head to Down Under School of Yoga for a celebratory yoga class featuring a little vinyasa, a little strength, and a lot of LGBTQIA+ Pride. 

Boston Proud Wharf Party

When: Sun, 6/4 at 1 p.m.

Where: West End

Info: Dance it out to music by DJ Andrea Stamas at this party hosted by Night Shift Brewing. Toast the LGBTQIA+ community with the Boston Proud beer and enjoy food, games, and more.

RuPaul's Drag Race Trivia Night with Geeks Who Drink

When: Tues, 6/6 at 6 p.m.

Where: Downtown

Info: Combine two of the best outings, drag shows and trivia nights, at this RuPaul’s themed trivia night at Sam Adams’ downtown taproom.

Pride Month Wooden Sign Paint Party

When: Tues, 6/6 at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Charlestown

Info: Head to The Anchor for a freeform art class where you can paint your own Pride themed wooden sign. Space is limited but the event is free!

A Beautiful Resistance Live!

When: Weds, 6/7 at 7 p.m.

Where: West End

Info: Boston Globe culture columnist Jeneé Osterheldt created this performance, featuring a short film, a longform story, a Q&A, and a mixtape, to celebrate the diversity of Black artists.

DTX Pride Celebration 

When: Fri, 6/9 at 5 p.m.

Where: Downtown

Info: In this joyful celebration in the heart of Boston, you can watch a drag show, a live DJ, face painting, and festive decorations. 

Boston Pride Parade & Festival 2023 by Boston Pride For The People

When: Sat, 6/10 at 11 a.m.

Where: Downtown

Info: The Boston Pride Parade is back (under new organizers) and better than ever. This inclusive celebration will include a parade and multi-stage festival on the Boston Common.

Pride Bar Fest 2023

When: Sat, 6/10 at 1 p.m.

Where: Fenway

Info: Journey to seven different bars in Fenway and enjoy a drag show at each one of them! While you watch, sip specialty cocktails and listen to live music.

Sudbury Family Pride Day

When: Sun, 6/11 at 1 p.m.

Where: Sudbury

Info: The whole family can celebrate Pride month at this festival that features a bouncy house, food trucks, and a stage with rotating performances all day long. 

Politics & Pride: A History of Massachusetts's LGBTQ+ Politicians & Campaigns

When: Mon, 6/12 at 1 p.m.

Where: Fenway

Info: Dive into the history of LGBTQIA+ legislation in Boston and beyond at this panel discussion hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society.

Popup Pride Vendor Market!

When: Wed, 6/14-Fri, 6/16, 5-9 p.m.

Where: Downtown

Info: Shop a Pride pop-up market featuring vendors like Trident Booksellers, Copper & Print, Why Not Jewelry by Kirsty, and more. 

Pride Pitch-a-Pal

When: Wed, 6/14 at 6 p.m.

Where: Seaport

Info: Looking to help your fabulous friend find love? Pitch them in a formal presentation at Pitch-a-Pal and watch the phone numbers roll in. 

Night Shift Brewing Live Boston Proud Comedy Night

When: Wed, 6/14 at 7 p.m.

Where: Everett

Info: Laugh the night away at this Boston Proud Comedy night featuring comics Amy Tee, Brieana Woodward, Cam O, and Tyler Durniak. 

Big Gay Dance Party

When: Sat, 6/17, at 5 p.m.

Where: Union Square

Info: Celebrate Pride Month in the most fabulous way possible with this Space-themed dance party. Wear your most out-of-this-world outfits and break out the moves to live DJ music. For a dance break, shop LGBTQIA+ vendors at the on-site marketplace.

Pride Themed Cutouts Paint Party

When: Tues, 6/20 at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Charlestown

Info: Let your inner artist shine at this (free!) event where you can paint your own pride-themes wooden cutouts and celebrate the month in rainbow colors.

Love Conquers Ale Disco Dance Party

When: Fri, 6/23 at 6 p.m.

Where: Jamaica Plain

Info: Get in touch with the disco diva inside you, sequins and all, at this Pride dance party. Sip a Sam Adams while you work it out to beats by a live DJ, enjoy performances by Queens with a Mission, and snack on ice cream sandwiches.

Night Shift Pride Drag Show

When: Sun, 6/25 at 12 p.m.

Where: West End

Info: Watch spectacular performances by Queens Shakaren, Big Atlas, Jahnelle, Civilization and Regina Jackson during this drag lunch show.

Politics & Pride: From LGBTQ+ Marriage to Trans Rights

When: Mon, 6/26 at 6 p.m.

Where: Fenway

Info: Track the fight for LGBTQIA+ rights and learn about the work that still needs to be done in our current moment.

Pride Yoga Flow: Spread Love with Taylor Savas

When: Wed, 6/28 at 6:15 p.m.

Where: Allston

Info: Take a free yoga class to close out Pride month with a rejuvenating and loving fitness practice. The class will center on meditation and self love.

Drag Bingo & Drag Night at AERONAUT Somerville: PRIDE SPECIAL

When: Wed, 6/28 at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Somerville

Info: Try your luck at Drag Bingo hosted by Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and Dykelangelo at Aeronaut Brewery. Even if you don’t win, you’ll enjoy great company and plenty of beer.

Portraits of Pride

When: Wed, 6/28 at 7 p.m.

Where: West End

Info: This large scale photography exhibit honors members of the LGBTQIA+ community in Boston and beyond. You may be surprised to learn about the queer heroes in our city.

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