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 weekend 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 Festival with Christina Aguilera
Two stages, activities, plenty of food and of course: PRIDE! This year’s festivities are taking place at Los Angeles Historic Park on Saturday, followed by a Sunday Hollywood Boulevard take over! Click here for tickets, details, hotel information, and ticket registration.
LGBT Night at Dodger Stadium
LA Pride and the Los Angeles Dodgers bring you its 9th 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 9th Annual LGBT Night kicks off at 7:10 pm with a pre-game party at the Right Field Plaza bar until the first pitch at 7:10 pm. Wils, an International LGBTQ+ recording artist, will be performing the national anthem. Stay until the end of the game to watch some beautiful fireworks with a set from DJ Bowie Jane.
Pride is Universal – Universal Studios Hollywood
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, and gives you access to a private after-hours Pride celebration at 9 pm! The famous Studio Tour will remain open until 9:30 pm, and two DJs will be playing music throughout the park. Also, retail stores, restaurants, and 14 characters will be available.
LA Pride Parade
This year’s annual LA Pride Parade is telling the #LoveYourPride story. 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 Holywood Boulevard. You’ll be creating a #LoveYourPride moment as thousands of Angelenos from the LGBTQ+ community, as well as straight allies, join in the spirit of unity and togetherness!
3rd Base LA
Near the Pride Parade, check out 3rd Base LA, one of Hollywood’s elevated sports bars that is located right on Cahuenga where the parade will take place. It’s the perfect location for a group to stop in and enjoy some food and drinks. Also, The Margarita Trees are in partnership with Patron and feature four bright, colorful margarita flavors (strawberry, prickly pear, passion fruit, and Dodger blue margaritas hanging in mini patron bottles) that are displayed on a large “tree”, which makes it a super insta-worthy group drink order. For the whole month of June, 3rd Base LA will be donating a portion of Margarita Tree proceeds to LA Pride.
June 3rd – 5th
The city of West Hollywood will be hosting a Pride Weekend in West Hollywood Park which will include several events. The Dyke March will happen on June 3rd, from 5 pm to 7 pm on Robertson Stage. Also on Robertson Stage, join the Women’s Freedom Festival from 7 pm – 10 pm. Lastly, the WeHo Pride Parade will be happening on June 5th. From 12 pm – 3 pm along Santa Monica Blvd.
Pride Bingo – The Grove
LA Pride and the Grove are partnering for its annual Bingo on June 9th. Happening at the Grove’s rooftop parking lot (level 8), enjoy bingo under the stars, a panoramic view of LA, live entertainment, and so much more. Secure your tickets for food, drinks, and your chance to win prizes.
Venice Pride 2022
June 3rd – 5th
Venice Pride 2022 will plan its first-ever parade down L.A.’s famous Venice Beach Boardwalk. It will feature a two-day festival at Windward Plaza and a nightly Global Rainbow installation. Festivities will begin with the L.A. premiere of Artist Yvette Mattern’s laser light art installation Global Rainbow on Friday, June 3. The installation will paint the sky with seven powerful lines of color representing the rainbow color spectrum from Venice to Malibu. The two-day, ticketed, Venice Pride Festival at Windward Plaza featuring a community stage and booths will be open to all ages and is set for Saturday, June 4, and Sunday, June 5 from 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Gaywatch, a popular monthly queer dance party in Venice, will offer adults 21+ their own space within the festival.
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Melrose Rooftop Theatre
Each Friday the Melrose Rooftop Theatre will be hosting its “Pride Month Fridays.” Bring your friends, family, or partner for an amazing movie experience with a gorgeous view of WeHo.
June 10th – Priscilla Queen of the Desert
June 17th – Brokeback Mountain
June 24th – Rocketman
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.
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