Each June, we celebrate Pride Month to commemorate those involved with the Stonewall Riots, celebrate the LGBTQ+ community, and promote equality and acceptance in our country. Throughout the month, organizations, groups, and communities in Alabama are hosting events to celebrate. From trivia nights to drag shows, here are 15 events to attend this month.
LoDa ArtWalk Celebrates Pride | June 10 | Mobile
Head to Cathedral Square in downtown Mobile on Friday, June 10, for a special edition of LoDa ArtWalk that will highlight visual artists, musical performers, and local restaurants with a special focus on the LGBTQ+ community. The event kicks off at 6 p.m. and will also include a celebration of National Candy Month.
Pride Drag Brunch | June 11 | Birmingham
Central Alabama will host a pre-parade drag brunch at Steel Gastropub featuring Victoria “Porkchop” Parker from “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” as well as Austin St. James, Sharon Cocx, Harley Hatter, Olivia Giselle Tarajae, Flap Jack, Infinity, Addison Vontrell, and Reese Eve Cocx. Admission is $15.
Pride Parade | June 11 | Birmingham
Birmingham’s family-friendly Pride parade kicks off at 8 p.m. on a route through downtown Birmingham. Jaidynn Diore Fierce from “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and Miss Central Alabama Pride Sharron Cocx will emcee the event.
Loud & Proud | June 11 | Birmingham
The official after party of the Pride Parade will be held at Saturn starting at 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and VIP tables are $125.
Pridefest | June 12 | Birmingham
This daytime festival in Birmingham’s Linn Park will have fun and entertainment for the entire family kicking off at 11 a.m. The free event will feature vendors, food trucks, kids activities, local and national entertainment, and more.
Pridefest After-Party | June 12 | Birmingham
Cap off another great day of Pride events at The Quest Club in Birmingham. Central Alabama Pride hosts the gathering beginning at 9 p.m.
How to Be an Ally | June 16 | Huntsville
Head to Robyn’s Garden Winery for an educational class and discussion on how to support the Pride community. LGBTQ+ individuals are invited to attend and share how important allies are to them.
Color Fairhope with Pride | June 18 | Fairhope
Join Prism United Fairhope in bringing some color to Fairhope’s South Beach Park with sidewalk chalk messages promoting love, inclusivity, and pride. The community is invited to attend and add to the street art, then stay for awhile for an afternoon of entertainment, activity, and fellowship.
The Royal Pride Prom | June 20 | Birmingham
This free prom at Magic City Acceptance Center is open to LGBTQ+ and strongly allied youth ages 13–24. There will be music, dancing, and no dress code.
Pride Skate Night | June 22 | Huntsville
Rocket City Pride will host a skate night at Roller Time along with the Rocket City Roller Derby team. Come out for a night of skating, fun, and pride starting at 6 p.m.
Unveiling You | June 23 | Huntsville
Rocket City Pride’s annual benefit night will be an upscale event with live entertainment, a silent auction, and the release of Robyn’s Garden Winery’s official Rocket City Pride wine. The event begins at 7 p.m. at the winery.
2022 Pride Prom | June 25 | Decatur
Decatur’s only Pride event will be hosted by Urban Atlas at the Carnegie Visual Arts Center. Don your best disco attire, prom wear, or anything you’re comfortable in for a Let’s Groove Tonight party. There will be food, drinks, a DJ, and a photobooth. Tickets are $25.
Pride Month After Party | June 25 | Huntsville
Head to SideTracks Music Hall in Huntsville to cap off another successful year of Pride at a massive dance party featuring DJ Llisha.
Pride Family Picnic | June 26 | Mobile
The second annual Pride Family Picnic hosted by MobPride and Rainbow Mobile will take place from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 26. The event, held at Langan Municipal Park, will feature food trucks, vendors, games, and live entertainment.
Trans Pride Day | June 26 | Huntsville
Celebrate trans joy at Brahan Springs Park from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on June 26. The day of family fun was created in partnership through Rocket City Pride, Thrive Alabama, PFLAG, mAgic City Legal Center, and Birmingham AIDS Outreach.