Although we celebrate the LGBTQ+ community year-round in Austin, June is Pride month, so let’s party.
Here are 13 Pride events in the Capital City this month.
Highland’s Pride | Friday, June 16 | 9 p.m. | Highland Lounge, 404 Colorado St., Austin | $15-$150 | Special guest Whitney Rose will participate in this Pride party.
Pride Prom | Friday, June 16 | 7 p.m. | Austin Central Library, 710 W. Cesar Chavez St., Austin | Free | Check out Queer Vinyl Collective and enjoy drag performances at this 1920s-themed party.
Brew Paul’s Drag Show: Pride Edition | Saturday, June 17 | 9 p.m. | Meanwhile Brewing, 3901 Promontory Point Dr., Austin | Free | Head to south Austin for performances by Eileen Dover, Maxine LaQueene, and DJ Lavender Thug.
Feels So Gay: A Pride Celebration | Saturday, June 17 | 4 p.m. | Feels So Good, 211 E. Alpine St., Austin | Cost of donation | Shop from local vendors and listen to live music — stay late for a Pride-themed discotheque starting at 11:45 p.m.
Austin Official Pride Bar Crawl | Saturday, June 17 | 4-10 p.m. | Coyote Ugly Saloon, 501 E. 6th St., Austin | $9-$15 | Crawl through Downtown Austin at this themed event.
Pride Trail Run with Trail Roots and Lululemon | Friday, June 23 | 6:30 p.m. | Spyglass Trailhead at Barton Creek Greenbelt, 1601 Spyglass Dr., Austin | Free | Join this trail run hosted by runner and therapist Lindsay Legé.
Still Austin’s Annual Pride Celebration | Saturday, June 24 | 1 p.m. | Still Austin Whiskey Co., 440 E. Saint Elmo Rd., Austin | Free | Come early for the live DJ, stay for a live show by Flora and Fawna and drag performances — a portion of process will benefit Equality Texas.
Pride in Local Music Festival | Saturday, June 24 | 3 p.m. | 200 W. 4th St., Austin | $10-$100 | Join the festival with a GA ticket for a suggested $10 donation, or splurge on a $100 VIP pass to this festival featuring Gina Chavez and Primo the Alien.
DAC Nights: Pets and Pride Parade | Saturday, June 24 | 1-4 p.m. | Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Rd., Austin | Free | Whether your beloved animal friend is a cat, dog, or lizard, they’re invited to dress in their rainbow best and walk in this pet parade.
LGBT Black Pride Pool Party | Saturday, June 24 | 7-10 p.m. | Scott Mentzer Pool, 901 Old Austin Hutto Rd., Pflugerville | $10 | Shop from Black vendors, munch on snacks, and play with water balloons and waterslides at this party.
Pride Silent Disco | Saturday, June 24 | 7-9 p.m. | Austin Public Library Menchaca Road branch, 5500 Menchaca Rd., Austin | Free | DJs from Queer Vinyl Collective will make this adults-only crafting and dance event a party.
Local Pride: Student Showcase | Friday, June 30 | 7-10 p.m. | Sky Candy, 1023 Springdale Rd., Bldg. 8A, Austin | $15-$120 | Local student performers will put on a show featuring trapeze, silks, and other aerial acrobatics.