Pride Month is right around the corner, and Houston has a calendar packed with free and ticketed ways to celebrate! Check out our list of goings on around town to help you make your Pride plans and give back to the community as well.

Pride Month Kickoff Party

May 30, 2024

Eureka Heights

Kick off Pride Month at the Rainbow Market at Eureka Heights Brewery on Thursday, May 30th, organized by the the Greater Houston LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce. Members will be showcasing their products and you'll be able to get your Pride gear and get ready to get all rainbowed up! The Market will open at 5:00 p.m. with a variety of retail products - from Pride T-shirts and hats to fans, candles, baked goods and just about everything else. Starting at 7:00 p.m. monthly DRAG BINGO returns to Eureka Heights with the reigning Miss Gay America and proud Chamber member Dessie Love-Blake. There are some great packages from the local sports teams celebrating Pride Nights in June (Houston Dash, Houston Dynamo, Houston Astros and Sugar Land Space Cowboys) and lots more BINGO prizes to win! Admission to the Market and Drag Bingo cards is free. BYOD - Bring Your Own Dauber, or purchase onsite.

Pride Chorus Houston presents “Y’all Means All!”

June 1, 2024

Pride Chorus Houston

Pride Chorus Houston is ready for a Pride-filled hoedown, complete with country songs that celebrate love, diversity, and the spirit of unity. With renditions of hits from Orville Peck, Brandi Carlile, Lil’ Nas X, Dolly Parton, and more, this one-of-a-kind concert will surely have everyone in the aisles two-stepping the night away.

Blast Off to LGBTQIA+ Youth Prom

June 1, 2024

Youth Prom

Relive the magic of prom, but this time there is no dress code, no restrictions on who you can dance with, and a whole lot of fun! This free event for people 16-20 years old will feature door prizes, a photobooth, appetizers, beverages, and tons of dancing. RSVP today for the prom of a lifetime, held at the Ballroom at Tanglewood.

Families with Pride

June 1, 2024

Families with Pride

Families with Pride is back! Hosted by Council Member Abbie Kamin in partnership with the Greater Houston LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce, the family-friendly event will include live entertainment, children’s story time, face painting, food trucks, a History of Pride installation, art projects, and more! Don’t miss out on the Proud Puppy Party that will showcase some of Houston’s four-legged companions.

Pride Market + Kickoff at Karbach Brewing

June 2, 2024

This family-friendly event is the perfect way to kick off Pride month! Head to the Karbach Brewing biergarten to support local vendors, feast on bites from food trucks, snag some limited edition PRIDE glassware, & more.

Houston Pride Band Concert

June 15, 2024

Pride Band

Houston Pride Band’s season culminates in an elemental Pride Month concert that you won’t want to miss! Taking place at MATCH in Midtown, the “Winds of Summer, Rhythms of the Sea” concert will undoubtedly delight all in attendance. These concerts sell out fast, so get your tickets today!

Pride Night with the Houston Dash

June 15, 2024

The Houston Dash invite all to celebrate Pride Month as they take on Angel City FC! Ticket packages include a special edition Pride t-shirt, and early birds at Shell Energy Stadium will have the opportunity to snag some exclusive swag— a Pride-inspired crossbody bag—courtesy of MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Houston's New Faces of Pride Festival and Parade

June 22, 2024

New Faces of Pride

The new kid on the block, Houston’s New Faces of Pride, is kicking off its inaugural celebration with a bang in Downtown Houston. Boasting 350 festival vendors, live performances, and more, New Faces of Pride is committed to celebrating the “Rainbow Revolution.” The day culminates in an epic parade through the streets

Houston Midtown Official Pride Bar Crawl

June 22, 2024

The Official Pride Bar Crawl will celebrate love, unity, and community through an unforgettable bar crawl through the heart of the city! The ticketed event will guarantee free entry into bars, 4+ venue stops, 2-3 drinks or shots, a free after party and so much more! Open to members of the community, as well as allies, the crawl is meant to be a celebration of the LGBTQ+ community and will undoubtedly create unforgettable and wild memories.

Drag Bingo at Eureka Heights

June 27, 2024

Get your daubers ready for a fabulous night of Bingo! Hosted by Miss Gay Southwest America, Dessie Love-Blake, this free event will take place at the Eureka Heights taproom and will feature prizes and delicious beer for purchase. Don’t have a dauber? No worries! They will be on sale for $2 at the event. Come pull up a bench for some Pride-themed fun!

Grace Place’s Big Queer Quiz

June 28, 2024

Back for a third year, Grace Place invites all to join in on some friendly competition at the “Big Queer Quiz.” Happening at local brewery Bad Astronaut, the event will feature Pride-themed trivia, an exciting raffle, beer from multiple local breweries, and more! The event is free, but a donation is suggested to benefit the youth and young adults of all genders and sexualities that the organization works with year-round.

Rainbow on the Green

June 28, 2024

Get ready for some family-friendly fun in Downtown Houston! Discovery Green’s annual Pride event, Rainbow on the Green, will feature live performances by local artists Z’maji Glamouratti & the Lone Star Discoteq. The party takes place at the Anheuser-Busch Stage from 7pm to 10pm and will also feature some of Houston’s favorite pop star impersonators.

Pride Houston 365 Festival and Parade

June 29, 2024

Thousands lined the streets for the Pride Parade

The O.G. Pride organization of Houston, Pride Houston 365, will celebrate its 46th year with its own festival and parade through the streets of Houston. With over 500,000 sq ft of space, the festival will host hundreds of members of the community before the streets are lined with adoring allies and LGBTQ+ folks for a parade to be remembered. 

The Pride Run 2024

June 29, 2024

The Pride Run

Lace up your running shoes and get ready to show your Pride at this inclusive 5k/10k run and family walk. Designed to unite the community through fun and exercise, this celebration will highlight the diversity of Houston and bring everyone together in the name of wellness and LGBTQ+ support/pride.

2024 Pride Afterparty

June 29, 2024

Rich’s is hosting the 21+ Official Pride Houston Afterparty at Warehouse Live Midtown, following the festival and parade! Dance into the after hours with DJs and drag queens as we bid Pride Month adieu. Music by Kitty Glitter and Drew G will get the party started and keep it going into the wee hours of the morning. Get tickets today and get ready for the party of epic proportions! 

Learn more about Houston’s dual Pride Month festivals and parades at our blog post here.

 

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