PRIDE 365: Southern California LGBTQIA+ events

Check out our list of events and celebrations for the LGBTQIA+ community and their allies in Southern California

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Here's a list of events and celebrations for the LGBTQIA+ community and their allies in Southern California.

The Queer Mercado
Every 3rd Saturday

East LA Civic Center
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Flowers At Your Feet: A Cherished Horizon
April 6 - June 11

Transcending traditional photography within a perpetual dreamscape, Texas Isaiah's Flowers At Your Feet: A Cherished Horizon seamlessly blends classical techniques with sacred spaces, specifically altars, to intricately intertwine the diverse facets of blooming Black Trans-masculine identity.
residencyart.com
Pride Kickoff
May 18

Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride with legendary drag artists from RuPaul's Drag Race who will join for an important panel conversation about living life out and proud.
beverlycenter.com
Long Beach Proud Fest
May 19-21

Celebrate all weekend, with an LGBTQIA+ night out on Friday, the LB Proud! Fest on Saturday and a Big Gay Beach Takeover on Sunday.
lbproud.com
The Gifted Clint Yeager
May 18 1pm -4pm

Join us for an exhibition dedicated to the loving memory of Clinton Robert Yeager.
RSVP
Flowers At Your Feet: A Cherished Horizon Artist Conversation
May 18 6pm

Super, in collaboration with Residency, hosts an artist talk with artist and photographer Texas Isaiah and moderator Auttrianna Ward.
RSVP
Los Angeles Angels Pride Night
June 1

Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Join fans in the Gate 5 Courtyard for pre-game Pride festivities. Purchase a Pride Night ticket package and receive discounted pricing along with a Pride Night-themed Angles hat. Proceeds from each ticket purchase will benefit OC Pride.
angels.com/pride
AIDS/LifeCycle 2024 Ride
June 2-8

The Cow Palace
AIDS/LifeCycle is a fully-supported, seven-day bike ride
from San Francisco to Los Angeles. It's a life-changing 545-mile ride-not a race-through some of California's most beautiful countryside.
aidslifecycle.org
WeHo Pride Weekend
May 31- June 2

WeHo Pride 2024 kicks-off on Harvey Milk Day, May 22, with a special event.
wehopride.com
Friday Night @ Outloud
May 31

WeHo Pride presents this free-to-attend concert in West Hollywood Park featuring headliners to be announced soon!
wehopride.com
Women's Freedom Festival
June 1, 12pm - 6pm

WeHo Pride Street Fair Community Stage at La Peer Dr.

Co-sponsored and produced by the L-Project, the festival will feature emerging LGBTQ and BIPOC women, non-binary musicians, comedians, poets, and activists.
wehopride.com
Dyke March
June 1, 6pm-10pm

WeHo Pride Street Fair Community Stage at La Peer Dr.
Featuring a motorcycle-led march, this annual rally will begin immediately following the Women's Freedom Festival along Santa Monica Boulevard.
wehopride.com
Outloud @ WeHo Pride
June 1-2

An award-winning, ticketed concert highlighting LGBTQ artistry, this star-studded, high-energy line-up celebrates and advocates for queer voices in music, kicking off Pride Season!
wehopride.com
WeHo Pride Street Fair
June 1-2

The street fair is free and will include community group booths, exhibitors, sponsor activations, a stage with live performances, and other entertainment elements.
wehopride.com
WeHo Pride Parade
June 2

A colorful and entertaining event for the whole family, the parade will feature contingents such as floats, bands, drill teams, dance teams, entertainment entries, marchers and special guests.
wehopride.com
LA Pride in the Park
June 8, 1pm-11pm

Los Angeles State Historic Park
1245 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles
LA Pride in the Park is a highly anticipated music event. This year's headliner is Latin superstar Ricky Martin. Joining him on the massive 80-foot stage will be MUNA, Tokischa and Jojo Siwa, among others. It's also an LGBTQ+ community event organized by CSW, LA's original 501(c)3 Pride nonprofit, established in 1970. Guests will enjoy over 20 acres of activities, glow-ups, giveaways, and more from LGBTQIA+ partners, exhibitors, and vendors.
lapride.org
54th Annual LA Pride Parade
June 9, 11am

Hollywood
L.A. held the first permitted gay parade in the world on Hollywood Boulevard in 1970. LA Pride is the original and icon home of Pride in LA, celebrating and marching for visibility and representation. Over 150 contingents will march this year, using the theme "Power in Pride." The route will be along Hollywood Blvd, and surrounding streets. Whether you march or watch, you'll be joining over 150,000 spectators and participants for a day full of Pride. The parade is also broadcast and streamed live on ABC7, which won a local Emmy Award its coverage of the LA Pride Parade in 2022.
lapride.org
LA Pride Block Party
June 9, 111am-8pm

Hollywood Boulevard, adjacent to Pride Parade
The free street festival adjacent to the parade features live performances, tasty food trucks, beer gardens, photo booths, activities, and a special surprise, courtesy of sponsor, Prime/Glamazon.
lapride.org
WeHo Pride Arts Festival
June 14-16

Celebrating the artistic contributions of the LGBTQ community, the WeHo Pride Arts Festival (formerly known as the One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival)
wehopride.com
LGBTQ+ Pride Night at Dodger Stadium
June 14

Dodger Stadium
This year's annual LGBTQ+ Pride Night at Dodger Stadium will see the World Series-winning Dodgers take on the Kansas City Royals, with LA Pride pre-game festivities featuring a DJ party. The special event ticket package includes a ticket to the game and an exclusive Dodgers LGBTQ+ item.
mlb.com
Pride is Universal
June 15

Universal Studios Hollywood
LA Pride partners with Universal Studios Hollywood to present Pride is Universal, an exclusive theme park experience for guests of all ages. Tickets include afternoon general admission to the theme park, with exclusive extended park hours, after dark. Enjoy access to exciting thrill rides and attractions during the day, with additional after hours elements that will include music, performers and more surprises.
seetickets.us
QCON
June 15

Fiesta Hall at Plummer Park 11am - 6pm
qconprism.org
Disneyland After Dark: Pride Nite
June 18 & 20

Disneyland Park
Guests can enjoy special after-hours park access to shorter attraction wait times, special entertainment, Character experiences, photo opportunities and much more.
disneyland.com
Aquarium of the Pacific Pride Night
June 21

100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach
Enjoy a fun evening with your favorite animals and colorful fishes. This event for all ages will also include drag queen storytelling, rainbow photo opportunities, and much more.
aquariumofpacific.org
Pride Movie Night at Cinespia: D.E.B.S
June 22

Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Party with diamonds in your eyes this Pride month! It's a sapphic spectacle when romance blossoms between a secret spy and her mark. What follows is a queer masterpiece and a marvel of green-screen-ography. Super spies, celebrate with a picnic, or let us fulfill your date with destiny: DJ dance party, Free Photobooth, beer and wine bar, and food for every craving.
ticketweb.com
Santa Ynez Valley Pride
June 22

Solvang
syvpride.org
San Fernando Valley Pride
June 29

March at 12pm at Van Nuys BlvdaAnd Gault St and Block Party at 1-5pm at Van Nuys Civic Center
sfvpride.org
Out on the Mountain
August 16

Thrill Rides, Entertainment, Dance Parties & LGBTQ Fun @ Six Flags Magic Mountain
outonthemountain.com
GayDays
September 13-15

A full weekend event with parties, gatherings, a massive group photo, a scavenger hunt, private meals, and much more at Disneyland Resort
gaydaysanaheiminfo.com
OC Festival & Pride
October 5th

prideoc.com

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