June marks Pride Month: a time to celebrate, honor, and advocate for the diverse queer community – in Los Angeles all June long and beyond. From witnessing powerful conversations to showing off your PRIDE at live concerts and parades, this list is full of fabulous ways to celebrate.
⏰ When: Thursday, June 8, 2023 at 7 p.m.
📍Location: The Montalbán 1615 Vine St, Hollywood, CA 90028 Los Angeles, CA 90028
Join The Bloc for an artisan market in partnership with DTLA Proud every Saturday in June to support LGBTQ+ small business owners. Catch them every Saturday in June!
- June 10, 2023
- June 17, 2023
- June 24, 2023
📍Location: 700 West 7th Street, G140 Los Angeles, CA 90017
The incredible 53rd annual L.A. Pride Parade returns to heart of Hollywood. Angelenos in attendance can expect special performances, marchers, vibrant floats, star-studded guests, and special surprises! Learn more here.
📍Parade Route: Hollywood Blvd. & Cahuenga to Highland, South on Highland to Sunset Blvd., East on Sunset to Cahuenga
For Pride month, the series is showing the 1996 film The Birdcage on June 17! Like all Street Food Cinema screenings, you can expect delicious food trucks, fun activities, and live entertainment. The movie will play at The Autry Museum with music by Jackette Knightley—learn more and get your tickets here!
Los Angeles has an extensive history of advocating for the rights of the LGBTQIA+ community and promoting a culture of inclusivity. This month offers the perfect opportunity to discover this rich and moving legacy through the landmarks that created safe spaces for individuals to express themselves fiercely and fearlessly. Get the full list of LGBTQIA+ landmarks here!
16. Catch a concert celebrating diversity from the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles at Fairmont Century Plaza
Returning to Fairmont Century Plaza for the second year in a row, the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles will be putting on a moving two-hour outdoor concert on June 10 from 7 to 9 p.m. Focusing on love and diversity, the group will sing everything from Queen and Motown to Pop Divas and everything in between! So grab some cocktails, tap your toes, and feel the love. Learn more here!
Happy Pride Month! 🌈 What better way to celebrate than by supporting a local business with a powerful mission? For the month of June, Nomad Ice Pops will be donating $1 from every Rainbow Pop sold to support The Trevor Project, an incredible suicide prevention organization for LGBTQ+ youth. Learn more about it all here!
⏰ Hours: Closed Monday. Open Tuesday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Open Saturday through Sunday from 11:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
📍Location: 415 S Mission Dr, San Gabriel, CA 91776
Get ready to show off your pride at one of L.A.’s most iconic events of 2023. Pride In The Park is back and with star-studded guests! This festive event will be taking place on June 9 and 10, 2023 at the Los Angeles State Historic Park. Those who plan on attending this event can expect live music, DJ’s, food, exhibitions, gag-worthy guests and performances that include Mariah Carey, Megan Thee Stallion, Fletcher, King Princess, and so much more. Learn more here!
📍Location: Los Angeles State Historic Park, 1245 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA, 90012
Join The Academy Museum in conversation with author Tre’vell Anderson about LGBTQIA+ history and portrayal in cinema. The conversation will explore films, identity, and representation throughout the Academy Museum and film history. Learn more here!
When: June 23, 2023 at 12p.m.
📍Location: 6067 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA
The Boulevard is Pasadena’s only gay bar, and it’s been around for over 40 years and is a locally beloved LGBTQIA+ space. With weekly events such as karaoke, drag show Fridays, and and open mic Tues-Gays, there’s never a dull moment here! On Sunday, June 25, the BearGarden Party is putting on a Pride “Tea Dance”. The event features music, dancing, and drinks. There will be live drag performances and a DJ mixing tunes throughout the afternoon and evening. Hosted in the style of a cookout, the event is free to attend. Donations are accepted to benefit the Trevor Foundation.
The Broad marks itself as the first-ever museum to present Keith Haring’s body of work in Los Angeles with their newly unveiled exhibition. With over 120 original artworks and archival materials, Keith Haring: Art Is For Everybody explores the artist’s personal life and artistic practice. The exhibition features videos, sculptures, drawings, paintings, graphic works, personal journals and representations from Haring’s iconic subway drawings and public murals.The expansive exhibition touches on core themes from the artist’s work: from environmentalism, capitalism and technology to religion, sexuality, race and the HIV/AIDS crisis that he dedicated the last years of his life to.⭐️ Pro-tip: Admission is free on Thursdays with RSVP here.
🎟 Tickets: Grab them here!
🗓 When: May 27 through Oct 8, 2023
📍 Location: The Broad, 221 S. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012