Show your Pride in Houston this summer!
June is here and the people of Houston are celebrating Pride Month with a glorious arrangement of festivities. Since last year’s events were kiboshed, 2021 is going into overdrive with two months of markets, pool parties, and shows. Read on to discover how to celebrate Pride Month in Houston this summer! [Featured image: @David Cliff / NurPhoto / NurPhoto via AFP]
1. Pride Market and Biergarten Party at Karbach June 6
This upcoming weekend, June 6, Houston brewery, restaurant, and biergarten, Karbach, is hosting a market featuring local vendors from Pride Houston. In addition to effervescent ales, lagers, and IPAs, the market will also include sounds courtesy of DJ Athena. The free market will take place from 11 am to 6 pm on June 6.
2. Paint & Sip Pride Brunch June 6
Express yourself at the ocean-themed Paint & Sip Pride Brunch Party at Prime Art Gallery. From 11 am to 1 pm, the indoor event will allow participants to celebrate Pride Month in a mellow, under-the-water way. Costumes are encouraged with the potential to win prizes. The brunch takes places from 11 am to 1 pm with tickets starting at $25.
3. Pride Art Show at Hardy & Nance Studios June 19
The Downtown Art Warehouse District gallery is hosting a PRIDE Art Show on Saturday, June 19, from 5 – 9 pm. The event is presently calling for entries for visual artists working in 2D and 3D media under the theme of art as a positive form of expressions against discrimination and violence. On June 19, PRIDE Art Show will showcase its works that which promote equality in the community as well as celebrate social change through art.
4. Houston Pride Weekend by DNVRMX June 25 – 27
Three days, five parties, and 9 international DJs, Houston Pride Weekend is set to go off the weekend beginning June 25. Full details have yet to be released, but featured highlights include a Sunset Day Party from 4 pm – 9 pm on Sunday, June 27.
5. El Segundo Pool Party June 26
Dive in to the festivities the first official Saturday of summer at El Segundo Swim Club’s pool party on June 26. From 2 – 8 pm, the Pride pop-up will be pouring drinks and dripping vibes while benefitting the Baewatch X Salvation LGBTQ+ pool party in August. Tickets start at $25.
6. Pride Sports Houston Dodgeball June 26
Dive, duck, dip, dive, and dodge at Pride Sports Houston Dodgeball at Q & B Sports Complex on Saturday, June 26. Here, all genders, sexualities, skill levels, and races are welcome to participate in a friendly, albeit mildly competitive, game of dodgeball. Small cover of $5 to participate.
7. Pride, Love Wins Pool Party June 26 – June 27
Organized by Envy Events by Anvy, the Pride, Love Wins pool party is going off at the Holiday Inn in NW houston. Complete with a ballroom DJ, vendors, shopping, prizes at the crowning of a queen and king, the Love Wins pool party will surely make a splash.
8-10. Pride Houston Kick Off + Theme Reveal Party July 25
In addition to a vibrant variety of events scheduled for this month, that include a %7D”]Pride Market & Crawfish Boil on Sunday, June 6, and a %7D”]Pride Party featuring DJ Von Kiss on June 12, Pearl Bar will host a Kick Off party on July 25. With live performances, and big announcements that include the Grand Marshal winners, the 2021 Celebration Theme, and other upcoming Pride events, this is one that you won’t want to miss!