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
LGBTQIA+ Film Series: Queer Rhapsody
July 19-28

Join us for a celebration of contemporary LGBTQIA+ cinema, featuring nearly 50 short films and eight features. Organized by the UCLA Film & Television Archive.
queerrhapsodyfilmseries.com/tickets
Dance For Life
July 20

A multi-cultural, multi-genre dance festival to benefit organizations doing critical work fighting for health equity. Will include 22 dance companies and 80 dancers from around the world.
danceforlife.info/
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
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

To have your SoCal LGBTQIA-focused Pride Month event listed here, contact john.squatritto@abc.com.

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