Celebrate Pride Month in the Pacific Northwest

LGBTQ Pride Month Events

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month is celebrated each year in June to honor and remember the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan. Here are some of the events in Washington, Idaho and Oregon that mark Pride Month.

WASHINGTON

June 1–30, Seattle
Renton Pride Passport
Pick up a list and a map at participating Renton business and get a passport stamp or sticker at each location you visit.

June 3–5, Burien
Burien Pride Weekend
June 3: Friday Night Street Dance Party (on 6th Ave); June 4: Pride Festival with a group wedding event; June 5: Pride Drag Queen Bingo and “Hot Cakes” Brunch. Downtown Burien.

June 3–5, Seattle
Over the RainbowSpiel
An inclusive bonspiel (curling tournament) limited to 28 teams and open to everyone in celebration of the LGBTQIA+ and queer BIPOC community. Granite Curling Club.

June 4, Seattle
Seattle Pride in the Park
An annual celebration of queer arts, music, performance, and culture to kick off Pride Month. All ages. Volunteer Park, Capitol Hill.

June 4, Tri-Cities
Tri-Cities Pride Festival
Festival celebrating & empowering all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer individuals include a Drag Show and other entertainment, food trucks, vendor booths, and family fun. Volunteer Park, Pasco.

June 4, Walla Walla
Community Pride Walla Walla
Age-inclusive event with vendors, booths, silent auction, and DJ dance party followed by 21+ Walla Walla PRIDE Dance with dancing, food & drinks. The Ink multi-purpose venue.

June 4, La Center
Rainbow Walk and Pride Festival
Pride Festival in Holley Park features music, vendors, food, and community resources. Rainbow Walk starts at the west end of the La Center Bridge.

June 4, Olympia
Resilience & Brilliance
Olympia Pride-hosted festival with more than 16 entertainers and 30+ local crafts, food, and community booths. Port Plaza near Downtown Olympia.

June 11, Woodinville
Pride Night out at Chateau Ste. Michelle
Debut drag performance under the starts with stage shows by multiple Seattle-based artists. Ticket price includes 2-course dinner, plus two drinks. (800) 267-6793, Chateau Ste. Michelle

June 11, Spokane
Spokane Pride Parade and Rainbow Festival
The festival in Downtown Spokane includes music, dancing, festival booths, food and fireworks for a joyous day full of love, laughter and support of LGBTQIA+ causes. AAA Washington employees will be among the participants.

June 12, Bonney Lake
Plateau Pride
Bounce house, entertainment, obstacle course, resources, and other activities are part of a family fun Pride event to raise money for the non-profit, Hope Development Practice, for those that do not have coverage for mental health services. Tehaleh Heights Elementary, Bonney Lake.

June 18, Yakima
Yakima Pride Festival & Parade
Seattle PrideFest’s giant, 135-foot-long, 30-foot-wide, rainbow pride flag will be part of Yakima’s Pride Parade. The main stage will host live music, drag performances, and more. The festival will also feature exhibitors, arts & crafts vendors, and food. Naches.

June 26, Seattle
Seattle Pride Parade
Washington’s largest Pride and fourth largest in the country attracts and estimated 500,000 500,000 participants to Downtown Seattle. AAA Washington employees will be among the volunteers. 

July 9, Vancouver
Vancouver Pride
Pride Celebration with entertainment, food, community booths and LGBTQAI+ friendly vendors. Esther Short Park.

July 8–9, Tacoma
Tacoma Pride Festival
July 8: Gathering to watch the Pride Flag raising over the Tacoma Dome (Lot G). July 9: Tacoma Pride Festival with entertainment, vendors, and community booths. Downtown Tacoma on Pac Ave between 7th & 9th.

OREGON

June 10–12, Astoria
Astoria Pride Celebration
Celebrate with a pride BBQ, Drive-in, pride party, treasure hunt, and more.

June 10, Bend
Roller Pride Dance & Skate Party
First annual Roller Pride Dance & Skate Party. With the disco ball spinning, enjoy a live DJ for the best of beats, the option to skate or dance, fire pits, drag queens and more. The Pavilion.

June 11, Hillsboro
Pride Party
All-ages, family-welcoming festival with arts & craft vendors, live music & entertainment, food & beverage, community resources, and other activities. Jerry Wiley Plaza, Orenco Station Plaza.

June 25, Bend
OUT on the Runway – Queer Art & Fashion Show
Art show followed by fashion show with three categories: Swimwear, Camp, and Showstopper. Midtown Bend.

June 25, Bend
Bend Pride 5k Run/Walk
A 5K run and walk that celebrates inclusivity and pride in the community. The out-and-back course runs along the beautiful Deschutes River and through the Old Mill District. The event includes the Pride 5K Fun Run/Walk, the Drag Dash (a ‘dash’ of fun, silliness, and pride for everyone), an awards ceremony, and ends with a raffle. Drake Park.

June 25, Bend
Eugene Gay Men’s Chorus – Live Concert
“Renewal,” a concert with the EGMC, who will be sharing songs that will reflect our collective journeys through depression and grief, toward healing, community, hope, and love. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon Church.

June 25, Beaverton
Pride Beaverton
Beaverton Pride Parade and Gay Celebration, with circus, food, carts, drinks, food, and more gaiety. City Park and the Beaverton Farmer’s Market Parking Lot.

June 25, Albany
Albany Pride
Established in 2017, Albany Pride provides LGBTQIA+ community members of the Greater Albany Area an annual point of connection and space to celebrate their identity and dignity. Includes performers and a rally.

August 13, Eugene
EugPride in the Park
Community events to celebrate the beauty and diversity of the LGBTQ community. Alton Baker Park.

IDAHO

June 24-25, Idaho Falls
Idaho Falls Pride 2022
Celebrate 10 years of Living Loud at this 2-day celebration that includes Pride Night at the Idaho Falls Chukars baseball game, a family-friendly festival, parade and drag show.

June 11, Coeur d’Alene City Park, Coeur d’Alene
Pride in the Park
This free family-friendly community event brings together food, entertainment, a family/children’s activity area and Community Village & Artisan Market.

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