Events Guide to LA

Pride Events Around Los Angeles 2024

Get ready to celebrate love, unity, and togetherness within and around the LGBTQ+ community because LA Pride is coming up! Los Angeles is known to be a melting pot of cultures and people and this month just proves it further. Everyone celebrates that it’s not who you love that’s important it’s that we all love each other. Whether you’re partying in the street, going to a show, or attending the LA Pride Parade, it’s a fun filled month with lots of rainbows and lots of joy! Here are the best Pride events around Los Angeles.

LA Pride in the Park

June 8th

Two stages, activities, plenty of food and of course: PRIDE! This year’s Pride in the Park is taking place at Los Angeles Historic Park on Friday and Saturday. This year, global icon Ricky Martin will headline LA Pride in the Park. That’s right, the King of Latin Pop will be taking stage at his first-ever headliner pride performance at the best Pride Party in LA. 

LGBTQ+ Night at Dodger Stadium

June 14th

LA Pride and the Los Angeles Dodgers bring you its 10th Annual LGBTQ+ Pride Night at Dodger Stadium. The special event package comes with a ticket to the game and an exclusive Dodgers LGBTQ+ themed jersey. The 10th Annual LGBT Night kicks off at 5:10 pm with a pre-game party at the Center Field Plaza bar until the first pitch at 7:10 pm. David Archuleta will be performing the national anthem and the LA Chapter of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence will be recieving the Community Award. Stay until the end of the game to watch some beautiful fireworks with a set from DJ Bowie Jane.

LA Pride Parade

June 9th

This year’s 54th annual LA Pride Parade will have even more fun and Pride than last year. If you can only make it to one event for LA Pride, this is THE one to pick! Don’t forget to arrive early to ensure a good viewing spot along Hollywood Boulevard. You’ll be amongst thousands of Angelenos from the LGBTQ+ community, as well as straight allies, join in the spirit of unity and togetherness! There will be a Pride Village adjacent to the parade with free food, music, and activations.

Pride is Universal – Universal Studios Hollywood

June 15th

Universal Studios Hollywood and LA Pride celebrate the LGBT+ communities and their allies with an unforgettable pride-filled experience in the park. A ticket to Pride is Universal, gets you into the park at 4 pm, or 2 pm if you purchase the VIP access, and gives you access to a private after-hours Pride celebration at 10pm-2am! Multiple DJs will be playing music throughout the park with dancing, cash bars, retail stores, restaurants, and 14 characters being available.

WeHo Pride

May 31st – June 2

The city of West Hollywood will be hosting a Pride Weekend in West Hollywood Park which will include several events. Friday Night LIGHTSOUT takes place on May 31 at 6pm. Your favorite artists like Ke$ha, Adam Lambert, and Monét X Change will be performing all night. Advance registration for free tickets to WeHo Pride Presents Friday Night at OUTLOUD has reached capacity. RSVPs are now closed, but join the waitlist here.  On Saturday, June 1, join us at the Women’s Freedom Festival from 12 pm – 6 pm at the WeHo Pride Street Fair Community Stage. There will be LGBTQ musicians, comedians, poets, and activists. Afterward, the Dyke March will happen on Saturday, June 1 at 6pm, and it features a motorcycle-led march down Santa Monica Blvd.

And for more to do in LA in the summertime. Check out all the Best Bars in Hollywood here.

 

***PAST  2023 events***

LA Pride Salon Series at The Getty

June 7th

Join the Getty Center at 6:00 pm for the kickoff of Pride Weekend. Enjoy an hour-long conversation with three LA-based photographers Rick Castro, Amina Cruz, and Texas Isaiah, who create artwork to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. They’ll discuss their personal relationships and reflect on how their past has shaped their representation in their artwork. After the chat, you can enjoy the courtyard of the Getty Museum with light bites, a bar, and music by DJ Daisy O’Dell. Get your tickets before they’re sold out.

Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles

June 10th

In honor of Pride, the Fairmont Century Plaza is hosting a two hour live outdoor concert from the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles. Experience the beautiful harmonies with a diverse range of songs celebrating diversity and love within the LGBTQ+ community. Get your tickets now.

Venice Pride Block Party 2023

June 2nd

Venice Pride 2023 is back for the free party in the street and more fun. Festivities include DJ Victor Rodriguez, community booths, food trucks, queer market, and more! Celebrate Pride at the beach, it’s open to the public—and ALL ages! Gaywatch, a popular monthly queer dance party in Baja Cantina in Venice, will offer adults 21+ their own space within the festival.

Melrose Rooftop Theatre

Each Monday the Melrose Rooftop Theatre will be hosting its Pride Nights. Bring your friends, family, or partner for an amazing movie experience with a gorgeous view of WeHo.

June 5th – The Birdcage

June 12th – Brokeback Mountain

June 29th – Philadelphia

June 26th – The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

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Coffee Lover Bonus – Couplet Coffee

We found an awesome coffee that is totally LGBTQ+ owned. Next time you are craving coffee, head on over to Couplet Coffee on Olympic Blvd or Spring St right here in LA. Founded by a first-gen immigrant, lesbian, and lover of all things coffee, Gefen Skolnick. A delicious brand that is not only exclusive to the LGBTQ+ community but to all potential and current coffee lovers. Each coffee blend packaging includes a design by a collaborated artist that tells a story. Check out their website and visit in person for delicious coffee and merch.