How to Celebrate Pride Month: 29 Activities and Event Ideas

In a 2023 survey, about 9% of people across 30 countries identified as LGBT+. With June being Pride Month in the United States, it’s a great time to plan engaging and meaningful events to celebrate diversity and inclusivity.

Whether you’re hosting or attending, Sickening Events offers tools to help you organize and manage Pride Month activities effectively.

Here’s how you can celebrate Pride Month:

  1. Attend Local Pride Events: Check out Eventbrite to find Pride events in your area and show your support by attending.
  2. Advocate for LGBTQIA+ Rights: Use your voice to support the LGBTQIA+ movement and advocate for equality and inclusivity.
  3. Wear Pride Apparel: Show your pride by wearing rainbow colors and apparel that celebrates LGBTQIA+ identities.
  4. Support LGBTQIA+ Nonprofits and Businesses: Help uplift the LGBTQIA+ community by supporting nonprofit organizations and businesses owned by LGBTQIA+ individuals.
  5. Educate Yourself: Learn about the history of gay rights and LGBTQIA+ activism to deepen your understanding of the movement.

Now, let’s explore some creative Pride Month activities and event ideas:

Pride Parties, Activities, and Community Events

  1. Pride March: Organize a colorful and vibrant parade with performers, floats, and food vendors to celebrate Pride.
  2. LGBTQIA+-Owned Business Fair: Host a fair showcasing businesses owned by LGBTQIA+ individuals to promote visibility and support.
  3. Dance Party: Throw a lively dance party with Pride-themed decorations and music to create a fun atmosphere.
  4. Pride 5K Walk/Run: Organize a Pride-themed 5K walk/run to promote health and wellness while raising awareness.
  5. Trivia Night: Host a trivia night with questions about LGBTQIA+ history and prominent figures in the community.
  6. Pride Bar Crawl: Plan a bar crawl visiting LGBTQIA+ friendly venues to celebrate inclusivity and diversity.
  7. Pride Cruise or Yacht Party: Arrange a luxury cruise or yacht party with Pride-themed entertainment and catering.
  8. Pride Pet Parade: Invite participants to march with their pets in a festive Pride-themed parade.
  9. Pride Block Party: Obtain permits to close city blocks and host a lively street party with music and food vendors.
  10. Drag Brunch: Partner with a restaurant to host a special brunch event featuring drag performances and entertainment.
  11. Silent Disco: Organize a silent disco where attendees can dance to music through wireless headphones.

Pride Workshops and Educational Events: 12. Activism Workshop

Empower attendees to take action for LGBTQIA+ rights through letter-writing campaigns and petitions.

  1. Panel or Roundtable Discussion: Invite speakers to discuss LGBTQIA+ issues and share insights with the community.
  2. LGBTQIA+ Education Event: Host an event focusing on LGBTQIA+ history, equality, and community issues.
  3. “Be an Ally” Workshop: Provide resources and guidance for allies to support the LGBTQIA+ community effectively.
  4. Inclusive Language and Pronouns Workshop: Educate attendees on using inclusive language and pronouns to create a welcoming environment.
  5. Diversity Training: Offer training sessions to promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace or community.

Pride Fundraisers and Community Support Events: 18. Volunteer Party

Organize volunteer opportunities with LGBTQIA+ nonprofits and celebrate with a volunteer appreciation party.

  1. Pride Month Fundraiser: Raise funds for LGBTQIA+ causes through creative fundraising events and sponsorships.
  2. LGBTQIA+ Peer Support Group: Create a safe space for LGBTQIA+ individuals to connect and support each other.
  3. LGBTQIA+ Youth Fundraiser: Host a fundraiser to support LGBTQIA+ youth programs and organizations.

Pride Arts and Cultural Events: 22. LGBTQIA+ Artist Showcase: Highlight the work of queer artists through art exhibitions and showcases.

  1. Pride Playlist Collab: Collaborate on a Pride-themed playlist and host a listening party or music event.
  2. Drag Show: Organize a captivating drag show featuring talented performers and entertainers.
  3. Themed Music Festival: Curate a music festival with LGBTQIA+ artists and performers to celebrate diversity.
  4. LGBTQIA+ Movie Watch Party: Screen films with LGBTQIA+ themes and host discussions with attendees.
  5. LGBTQIA+ Book Group: Start a book club focusing on queer literature and authors to promote discussion and community engagement.
  6. Pride Comedy Night: Laugh and celebrate with a comedy night featuring LGBTQIA+ comedians and performers.
  7. Themed Paint-and-Sip: Host a paint-and-sip event with a Pride theme, allowing attendees to create art while socializing.

By organizing or participating in these Pride Month activities, you can contribute to a more inclusive and supportive community while celebrating LGBTQIA+ identities and achievements.

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