Pride Month in Houston is going to feature back-to-back weekends of festivities by two separate organizations. Houstonians are invited to celebrate on June 22 and June 29 with music, drag, activities, parades, and more.

Whether you opt for one weekend or both, get ready to show your pride and enjoy some top-notch entertainment—all in the name of celebrating the LGBTQ+ community!

New Faces of Pride

H-Town’s newest Pride organization, Houston’s New Faces of Pride, is slated to host their inaugural celebration on Saturday, June 22 in Downtown Houston from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The festival and parade, which will celebrate the theme of the “Rainbow Revolution,” recently released their festival lineup. Check out the updates below and plan accordingly for a Pride to be remembered:

12:00 p.m. — Special K & Sam, Violet S’Arbleu, GNDRBNDR

1:00 p.m. — Sugar Joiko, Hugh Dandy & Barry Mii Dandy, DJ Uri Via

2:00 p.m. — DOM (Dominique Side), Adriana Larue, DJ Amarji

3:00 p.m. — Billy Gilman, La’darius Mirage Jackson, DJ Von Kiss

4:00 p.m. — Lauren Sanderson, Reign Larue, DJ Von Kiss

5:00 p.m. — Chris Housman

9:00 p.m.-2 a.m. PLANET PINK! After Party at POST

New Faces of Pride Afterparty

Immediately following the Pride Parade & Festivities, everybody is welcome to continue the celebration at POST Houston at the Houston’s New Faces of Pride Official After Party, presented by DNVRMX, Houston’s Award Winning Parties by Outsmart Magazine. They’ve invited international Guest DJ, Producer & Remixer GSP (Greece) and one of Houston’s most notable DJs, Marti Frieson, to take you on a musical journey out of this world! General admission: $20. Get your tickets here.

Pride Houston 365

Pride Houston 365 is keeping the celebration going with their own festival and parade on Saturday, June 29 at Houston City Hall in Downtown Houston. With over 500,000 square feet of space, the revamped festival layout will include cooling tents, free water, and more!

Festival General Admission is free for ages under 21 and seniors 55+. Ages 21-54: Festival General Admission will cost $5 for advance online tickets and $10 at the gate.

The celebration, which will have the theme of “You Won’t Break Our Pride,” will take place from 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m. — Gates Open

12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. — Festival including performances by headliner K. Michelle, David Archuleta, Brooke Eden, Kayla G, DJ Easton, and more!

6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. — Parade Pre-Show: 6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. — Parade

Both festivals require paid admission and offer VIP, General Admission, and other levels of entry, so be sure to plan ahead when preparing your visit! As always, both parades are free to attend! In the meantime, check out our event guide  to celebrate Pride all month long.


Photos: Courtesy of event organizers and venues mentioned in this post.