Things To Do in Austin During Pride Month

pride month in austin texasHappy Pride Month! A celebration of the LGBTQ+ community's diversity, equality, and visibility. Whether you're a member of the community or an ally, here are events to enjoy and celebrate this Pride month!

West Chelsea Contemporary X Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness: "On The Wall"

June 2 - July 11

JVN X WCC 'On The Wall' is a curation of emerging artists featuring Lanecia Rouse, A’Driane Nieves, and Ben Medansky. Featured alongside the current exhibition, Icons & Vandals, are hand-selected works by JVN that offer collectors a chance to acquire original art by the three talented appreciating artists.

Know more about JVN x WCC 


2021 aGLIFF Pride Mini Film-A-Thon Weekend

June 4 - June 6

To celebrate Pride month, aGLIFF will host a virtual Pride Mini Film-A-Thon with a weekend of films and programming screening. Four feature films will be available for a limited number of views with two shorts. The programs being offered for the entire weekend using aGLIFF's virtual festival platform.

Event Details

Trans Joy, Black Joy, Brown Joy

June 4 - 20

The Little Gay Shop is hosting a very special variety show that you don't want to miss! A selection of 15 local and national queer, trans, black, and brown artists will showcase their original works of art, music, poetry the entire month of June!

View more event details here. 


Paint With Pride

June 5 - June 26

In honor of LGBTQ+ Pride Month, the Dougherty Arts Center and Austin Public Library sites are hosting Paint with Pride. Every Saturday in the month of June, everyone is invited to participate in a larger-than-life "paint by numbers" mural celebrating pride and community.

Paint With Pride Details 


Austin Black Pride Celebration

June 8 - June 13

Austin Black Pride is a week of events created to highlight Austin's Black LGBTQ community's interests, culture, and talents!

Austin Black Pride Event Details


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Oilcan Harry's Drag Show

June 6, June 20

Oilcan Harry's is hosting two RuPaul's Drag Race contestants this June for a drag show and a meet and greet! Denali Foxx (June 6) and Crystal Methyd (June 20) will join the local drag cast for incredible performances in a single night.

Denali Foxx Details | Crystal Methyd Details

ATXXGFL Pride Party

June 12

Ger your Pride apparel and call your friends for a Pride party! Non-members can buy tickets for $5 with a portion of its proceeds go to Out Youth. Yard and arcade games, drag show with The Beckies, music by DJ Tony Castro, face painting, and more!


Pride in the Park

June 26

F45 Training will host its first-ever Pride in the Park event at Zilker Park to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. Join for an outdoor boot camp, refreshments, and support the local LGBTQIA+-owned businesses.

More event details here.

Pride in Local Music

June 30

Two of the great music cities, the Austin and Nashville LGBT Chambers of Commerce, are joining forces to bring you the second annual "Pride in Local Music"! Five musicians from each music city will perform in iconic local music venues.

View event details.

The Official Pride Events will be held on the following dates:

Austin Pride Festival

August 8 at the Fiesta Gardens

Austin's biggest LGBTQ+ advocacy event of the year that brings together local and national organizations, live music, family, friends, and entertainers. The festival takes place at Fiesta Gardens all day long with live music, two stages, inflatable games, vendors, food and beverages, drag queen storytimes, and more!

Austin Pride Parade

August 14 at Congress Avenue

Austinites will take the streets to celebrate Pride and equality. the annual parade begins at the Texas State Capitol, Congress Avenue, and concludes in the Warehouse District. 

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