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
instagram.com/thequeermercado
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
The JLL Pride Pickleball Open Play
June 22, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

West Hollywood Park
This is a great opportunity to come together with other LGBTQ Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) from different companies and industries, and to network and socialize with like-minded professionals. All levels are welcome to join us, whether you are a beginner or an expert, or just want to watch and cheer.
JLL PRIDE
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.
cinespia.org
Santa Ynez Valley Pride
June 22, 11 a.m.

Solvang
Join Santa Ynez Valley Pride for their 2024 Pride Parade. Come skip, float, walk, skate, and march down the charming center of Solvang starting at 11 a.m. in celebration of pride. Their family-friendly festival with food trucks, bounce houses, vendor booths, face painting, beer & wine garden, and more starts at 12 p.m.
syvpride.org
Pride on the Promenade
June 22

Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica
This lively free block party will transform Third Street Promenade into a colorful celebration featuring a concert experience presented by OUTLOUD and produced by JJLA, with musical performances headlined by Jessica Wild of RuPaul's Drag Race and RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars.
downtownsm.com
Inglewood Pride
June 22

Creative House
This year's production will be the First Annual Inglewood Pride Festival 2024!
inglewoodpridefestival.com
San Fernando Valley Pride March
June 29, 12 p.m.

Van Nuys Blvd
sfvpride.org
San Fernando Valley Pride Block Party
June 29 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Van Nuys Civic Center
sfvpride.org
Culver City Pride Ride
June 29 4 p.m.

Syd Kronenthal Park
culvercitypride.org
Culver City Pride Rally
June 29, 6 p.m.

Main Street, Culver City
culvercitypride.org
LA Black Pride "PRIME" Kickoff Celebration
July 5

Chapel at the Abbey
blackpridela.com
LA Black Pride BLQ MKT + BLOCK PARTY
July 6

Catch One
blackpridela.com
LA Black Pride LEGACY "LA Black Pride Finale"
July 7

HEART WeHo
blackpridela.com
SouthLA Pride "It's Giving Pride"
July 13

southlapride.com
Downey Pride
August 10, 4 p.m.-10 p.m.

Catch the 4th annual Downey Pride Festival in Downtown Downer at Firestone Blvd. and Downey Ave. Admission and parking are free, and it's open to all ages.
instagram.com/downeypride
Out on the Mountain
August 16

Thrill Rides, Entertainment, Dance Parties & LGBTQ Fun @ Six Flags Magic Mountain
outonthemountain.com
San Pedro Pride
August 24 3 p.m.-9 p.m.

This year's theme, "Tides of Pride", symbolizes our collective strength and resilience, constantly shifting and shaping the landscape of acceptance and equality. Prepare to dive into an ocean of excitement that celebrates our diversity and fosters a sense of community.
bridgecitiesalliance.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
Burbank Pride 3rd Annual Family Pride in the Park
September 28

Location TBA
Live music and entertainment, fun and games, food trucks and vendors, kids zone and more.
burbankpride.org
Trans Pride Long Beach
September 28

Bixby Park Long
Live music and entertainment, fun and games, food trucks and vendors, kids zone and more.
transpridelongbeach.com
Circa - Queer Histories Festival
Coming October 2024

Various locations throughout Los Angeles County
Celebrating seven decades of service to the LGBTQ+ community, One Institute presents Circa, the first and only LGBTQ+ histories festival in the United States.
circafestival.org
OC Festival & Pride
October 5th

prideoc.com
Best in Drag Show
October 6, 7pm

Orpheum Theatre, Los Angeles
Tickets go on sale July 10!
The show is a beauty pageant parody in which six contestants compete in drag in all the customary beauty pageant categories. The event benefits the Alliance for Housing & Healing, an organization dedicated to preventing homelessness and hunger for those living with HIV/AIDS throughout Los Angeles County.
bestindragshow.com
AIDS Walk Los Angeles
October 13, 9am

West Hollywood Park
AIDS Walk LA is the world's first walk to fight HIV and AIDS. Since that first Walk in 1985, hundreds of thousands of walkers and their supporters have raised more than $92 million to combat HIV and AIDS.
aidswalk.la
Greater Palm Springs Pride
October 31 - November 3

2024's edition marks the festivals 38th anniversary as a free festival bringing a diverse community together.
pspride.org

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