Your Complete Guide to 2023 Pride Month Events in Austin

It’s June in Austin, so you know what that means: things are about to get queer AF, y’all. Pride Month is a worldwide celebration of the LGBTQ+ community and here in Austin, we do things right, down to the parties, parades, drag shows, marketplaces, and more. Some of our favorite LGBTQ+ friendly bars, brands, and personalities are bringing you Pride entertainment all month long, so come on down and join the celebration of LGBTQ+ Pride at these Austin Pride events.

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Attend gay prom at the Austin Motel

Saturday, June 3, 6 – 10 pm |  Free with RSVP; Reserve here

Join Austin Motel for a night of dancing and delight at this year’s Prom For All, hosted by Cheeki Khant and party partner Deep Eddy Vodka. The evening will feature prizes, drink specials, tunes by DJ Boyfriend, and a handful of fun + funky photo ops. Don’t miss the chance to dress your best under the neon rainbow!

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Enjoy a limited edition coffee blend at Jo’s

Available for purchase from June 3 – August 31 at all Jo’s locations + online  |  $15 per box 

To celebrate Pride Month, Jo’s Coffee is again offering its limited edition La Colombe Coffee house blend in a Jo’s Pride Box. For each limited-edition box sold, which was designed this year by Jo’s General Manager who is part of the LGBTQIA+ community, $2 will be donated to Equality Texas, a statewide political advocacy organization that fights for LGBTQIA+ rights, whose mission is to secure full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Texans through political action, education, community organizing, and collaboration.

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Watch a week of Pride Month screenings at the Paramount Theatre

June 20 – June 24, 2023 @ Paramount Theatre

A week of Pride Month screenings at the Paramount and Stateside in June – BOUND, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, MOONLIGHT, TANGERINE, and THE ADVENTURES OF PRISCILLA – lead up to the second annual Majestic Ball, set to once again transform the Paramount Theatre into a lights-flashing, music-blasting ballroom. And the category is…Disco Fever. Legendary Mother Natalie Lepore, Diamond Dior Davenport, and Fat Bottom Cabaret all return for another unforgettable night.

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Try a brand new flavor from Lick Honest Ice Cream

Available starting June 1, 2023

Lick Honest Ice Cream celebrates Pride Month with a brand new flavor: Orange You Glad it’s Pride is a zesty orange and vanilla dream, churned with all natural Supernatural rainbow sprinkles.


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Get dressed up for drag brunch with Frida Friday

Sunday, June 11, 12 – 5 pm @ The Brewtorium 

Frida Friday, honorary Austin Pride royalty, as far as we’re concerned, is hosting a Super Heros of Pride Legendary Pride Drag Brunch at The Brewtorium on June 11th from 12 – 5 pm. Come dressed as your favorite Super Hero for a chance to win special prizes! This event is hosted by Austin’s Legendary Wonder Woman of Drag, Kelly Kline, with a crew of amazing performers.

As always, all Las Ofrendas & Frida Friday ATX events centers, celebrate, connect, promote, and create economic opportunities for BIPOC, Queer, and Independent creatives. RSVP for free or support programming by buying a limited edition tote!

Enjoy Pride events all month long from The Little Gay Shop

All June, all over Austin 

The Little Gay Shop is hosting so many pride events in Austin across the month of June, we’re not even going to count ’em! From Queer Skate Night to the Big Ol’ Queer Pride Market to Queer Trivia with Louisianna Purchase, they’ve got Austin pride events for every gay.


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Dance at TuezGayz June patio parties

Every Tuesday in June @ Barbarella

The weekly dance party at Barbarella, TuezGayz presented by theGlitoris, is making a sweeping entrance into Pride Month with patio parties every Tuesday!


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Attend Pride in the Park at Waterloo Park

June 5 – 8 & 10 – 11, 2023 @ Waterloo Park

Don’t miss Pride in the Park at Waterloo Park, a FREE weeklong Pride Month celebration full of events for all people.

  • June 5, 6, 7 & 11 – Exercise Your Pride
  • June 8 – Tales on the Trail
  • June 10 – Pride is for Families & Rainbow on the Creek
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Austin Pride Parade

August 12, 2023, 8 – 11 pm

Sure, you have to wait a few more months for this one to roll around. But for some of us, Pride is every day, so we’re sure you’ll have no problem keeping the hype going until August 12th, when the 31st anniversary Austin Pride Parade will commence.



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