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11 events celebrating Pride Month in Austin

Break out the rainbow attire + paint the town with pride.

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From queer markets to drag shows, there are plenty of ways to show your pride in June.

Photo by ATXtoday

Pride Month is almost here and Austin is prouder than ever. For the month of June, the city will be rocking rainbows and celebrating the LGBTQ+ community, and then we’ll do it all again in August.

If you want to keep up with all the pride around the Capital City this month, we’ve got the rundown on everything you need to know.


  • Pride Pop! | Saturday, June 1 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Top Drawer Thrift, 5312 Airport Blvd., Austin | Cost of purchase | Shop from local queer artists, makers, and vintage collectors at this market in partnership with Eastside Pop Up and The Little Gay Shop.
  • Brew Paul’s Drag Show: Pride Edition | Saturday, June 1 | 5 p.m. | Meanwhile Brewing, 3901 Promontory Point Dr., Austin | Free | Support small businesses at a vendor market, see multiple queens perform, and enjoy brews benefiting ASHwell.
  • DAC Nights: Verse Unveiled | Wednesday, June 5 | 7-9 p.m. | Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Rd., Austin | Free with RSVP | Queer poet Ariana Brown will perform her work before an open mic night on the theater stage.
  • Pride Party with Louisianna Purchase | Saturday, June 8 | 6-10 p.m. | St. Elmo Brewery, 440 E. St. Elmo Rd., G-2, Austin | Cost of purchase | Proceeds will be donated to TENT at this launch party for the brewery’s new IPA.
  • Art in ATX: Pride Market + Tie-Dye | Sunday, June 9 | 12-4 p.m. | Batch Craft Beer & Kolaches, 3220 Manor Rd., Austin | Free | The Gallery ATX will host a special pop-up market with live music by La Morena, Cormae, and Kiko Rico.
  • Family Day: Pride | Sunday, June 9 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | UMLAUF Sculpture Garden + Museum, 605 Azie Morton Rd., Austin | Free | See a drag show, make crafts, get a new hairstyle from Shag Noir Salon, engage with local LGBTQ+ advocates, and more.
  • Still Austin’s Annual Pride Celebration | Saturday, June 15 | 3-9 p.m. | Still Austin Whiskey Co., 440 E. St. Elmo Rd., Austin | Free | Sip a selection of whiskey while enjoying a DJ dance party, drag show extravaganza, and live performance from Past Lives.
  • Pride Silent Disco | Saturday, June 15 | 7-9 p.m. | Austin Public Library - Spicewood Springs, 8637 Spicewood Springs Rd., Austin | Free | All ages are welcome at this dance party complete with snack, drinks, and good company.
  • Austin Official Pride Bar Crawl | Saturday, June 22 | 4-11 p.m. | Coyote Ugly Saloon, 501 E. 6th St., Austin | $10 | Dress in your favorite Pride-themed outfit, raise a glass, and hit the town for a night of partying.
  • Pride Celebration | Friday, June 28 | 7-10 p.m. | Central Library, 710 W. Cesar Chavez St., Austin | Free | Show your pride at the Downtown library at this 18+ party.
  • Big Gay Texas Pride Show | Saturday, June 29 | 10-11:30 p.m. | Rozco’s Comedy Club, 1805 E. 7th St., Austin | $20 | End Pride Month with a bang at this themed comedy show.

How to get involved

We love a party, but Pride is also prime time to give back. Celebrate by volunteering with OutYouth, Equality Texas, the Kind Clinic or with a donation.