Pride Month

City of Dallas Office of Arts and Culture

June is Pride Month, which means the LGBTQ+ community is ready to stand up for equal rights like never before. If you’re looking to celebrate, learn, sing and dance check out some events that Dallas has for you!

  • City of Dallas Pride Kick Off
    • Wednesday, June 1st at 8 a.m. and 12 p.m.   
    • Dallas Love Field (8008 Herb Kelleher Way)
    • City Hall Plaza (1500 Marilla St)
    • The Dallas Pride flag was adopted as an official city flag last year. By council resolution, the Pride flag will fly over Dallas City Hall for the month of June every year.

  • A Night of Poetry 
    • Thursday, June 2nd at 7:30 p.m.
    • Latino Cultural Center (2600 Live Oak St.)
    • Arttitude is excited to announce a “Night of Poetry” for Pride 2022 with special guest Joaquin Zihuatanejo on June 2 at the Latino Cultural Center. Limited seats available. Featured artists: Ofelia Faz Garza, Poetix Guru, Eva Whatley, Thomas Dillard, Princess, Logen Cure, C.R.U.S.H. Hosted by Lady B Smoove.

  • Dallas Pride (Festival/Parade)
    • “Festival” Saturday, June 4th at 11 a.m.
    • “Parade” Sunday, June 5th at 2 p.m.
    • Fair Park (3809 Grand Ave.)
    • Dallas Pride is out and proud with a return to Fair Park June 4-5 to celebrate love and inclusion. Pride weekend kicks off with the Dallas Pride Music Festival on Saturday, followed by Dallas Pride’s Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade on Sunday. Bring the whole family to these all-ages events, which make for a weekend of fun honoring the LGBTQ+ community, its allies, sponsors and supporters.

  • Dallas Arts District Pride Block Party
    • Tuesday June 17th at 6 p.m.
    • Dallas Arts District (1900 N. Pearl St.)
    • In celebration of national LGBTQ+ Pride Month, join Dallas Arts District for pride-themed tours, performances, story-time, movies, local artists, food trucks, makers, and artisans, drag shows, runways, outdoor activities, and more! Don’t miss this lively intersection of arts, culture, and LGBTQ+ community pride!

  • The Queer Birth Project
    • Exhibition through July 17th
    • Nasher Sculpture Center (2001 Flora St)
    • Liss LaFleur ‘s exhibition of the birthing experiences of queer people in America features neon sculptures of the body’s progression in pregnancy and a sound element.

  • D.I.Y. Pride Wreaths!
    • Saturday, June 18th at 11 a.m.
    • Skillman Southwestern Branch Library (5707 Skillman St)
    • Celebrate PRIDE Month by making your own door or wall wreath! Express yourself this Pride Month with this fun and decorative DIY craft. Make it a rainbow or in the colors of a specific flag, come and join this craft session! All supplies are provided in limited quantities. First-come first-serve. This program is brought to you by the Friends of the Dallas Public Library.

  • Marsha & Friends Drag Brunch
    • Two Performances June 19th at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.
    • Cedar Springs Tap House (4123 Cedar Springs Rd)
    • JUNE 19 for SPECIAL PRIDE EDITION of Marsha & Friends Drag Brunch benefiting the Coalition for Aging LGBT. 100% of the tips and any other donations go directly to the Coalition for Aging LGBT.

  • Slash/Off
    • June 30th at 5:30 p.m.
    • Skillman Southwestern Branch Library (5707 Skillman St)
    • FanFiction, but make it Queer. Participants will get two random fandoms, it is your task to turn it into a whole new slash fiction with their characters. Could Harley Quinn (Batman) and Rowena (Supernatural) make it work? or Nandor (What We Do In The Shadows) and Prince Eric (Little Mermaid) blossom into true love?