Happy Pride month, Seattle!
After the past two years, the city is full of excitement to finally celebrate Pride in-person. June is packed with a wide variety of events, celebrations, marches, and festivities. We gathered some of the best Pride events happening in Seattle into one handy guide for your convenience.
Throughout the month we also plan on highlighting Seattle queer-owned businesses and organizations that support the LGBTQIA community. So be sure to check back here or follow along on Instagram and Facebook for all of the ongoing Pride updates and news.
If you’re searching for community, acceptance, and inclusion, you’re sure to find it in Seattle this June. Here are all of the most exciting Pride events happening in Seattle, listed in chronological order:
1. Taking Pride in Capitol Hill Community Cleanup
When: Saturday, June 4; 9am-1pm
Where: 1122 E Pike St
Join your community in cleaning up Capitol Hill for Pride month. In exchange you get a free T-shirt and food! Get more information about registering here.
2. Pride in the Park
When: Saturday, June 4; noon to 7pm
Where: Volunteer Park (near the Conservatory)
After the cleanup, it’s time to party! Join everyone in Capitol Hill’s Volunteer Park for food, music, family-friendly activities, and more. No need to register; just show up!
3. So Dreamy Music Fest
When: Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5
Where: Cafe Racer and Vermillion (Capitol Hill)
Cost: $45 for a day pass
This two-day music and arts festival in Capitol Hill centers a lineup of QTBIPOC performers. All ages are welcome until 10pm. See more info here.
4. Pride Drag Brunch at Frolik
When: Sundays from June 5 to June 27, noon – 2pm
Where: Frolik Kitchen + Cocktails
This popular restaurant and bar located on the 5th floor of the Hotel Motif Seattle will be having weekly drag brunches throughout June. Get all the info you need to know to attend here.
5. Pride Rainbow Hop
When: Saturday, June 4; 10:30am – 1:30pm
This family-friendly event will have many participating businesses offering fun activities. Each participating business will be giving out stamps to kids that they can later exchange for a free ticket to the Woodland Park Zoo. Find more details here.
6. Seattle Queer History Bike Tour
When: Sunday, June 12, noon to 2:30pm
Where: starts at Volunteer Park in Capitol Hill
You’ll decorate your bike and learn about local LGBTQIA+ history on this bike tour through Seattle. There will also be raffle prizes, a queer bike talk, and a chance to enjoy the MoPOP exhibits. Find more info about registering here.
7. Pride Bar Crawl
When: Saturday, June 18; 4pm to midnight
Where: Cowgirls Inc. in Pioneer Square
Check in at 4pm at Cowgirls Inc. for this Pride bar crawl that goes from there to Good Bar, King Street Bar, McCoy’s Firehouse, Merchant’s Cafe & Saloon, Stage Seattle, The Comeback, and Xtadium. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Trevor Project. See the event details here.
8. Underground Queer Tour
When: Wednesdays at 7PM
Where: 102 Cherry Street
Learn about the history of Pioneer Square’s underground queer night life. This tour is for adults only. See more details here.
9. Kremwerk Pride Week 2022
When: Wednesday, June 22 to Monday, June 27
Where: Kremwerk (1809 Minor Ave)
Cost: from $81
This popular nightclub in the Denny Triangle neighborhood is offering patio parties, drag, dancing, live music and more. Find out all the info here.
10. MoPop Youth Mixer
When: Thursday, June 23; 7:00pm–10:30pm
Where: Museum of Pop Culture
MoPOP is hosting a “no-judgement dance party” for ages 14 to 21. There will also be LGBTQIA+ youth artist performances, zine-making workshops, and art activities. See more details here.
11. Totally Gay Sing-Along
When: Thursday, June 23 at 8pm
Where: Central Cinema
Central Cinema is hosting two hours of campy videos with OG curator & host, Jason A. Miller. Warm up your vocal cords and get more info here.
12. Pride in the Sky
When: June 24 from 4pm to close
Mbar has one of the best rooftop views in Seattle. This party promises fun, DJ’s, and drink and food specials. A percentage of proceeds from the evening will be going back to the Lavender Rights Project. Get all the details about this rooftop party and make your reservation here.
13. Pride Beer Garden
When: June 25 from noon to 10pm
Where: Elysian Brewing (Capitol Hill location)
Knock back a few brews while watching a lineup of drag performers. This 21+ show is featuring headliner DeJa Skye from season 14 of RuPauls Drag Race.
14. Wildrose Pride
When: Friday, June 24 to Sunday, June 26
Cost: $35 on Saturday; donations-only on Sunday
Wildrose is known as one of the oldest lesbian bars on the West Coast. Make sure to stop by and support them all month, not just during their Pride weekend. That said, you won’t want to miss out on all their live performers as well as their new Rose Garden that weekend.
15. Rhein Hause Pride Weekend
When: Saturday, June 25 to Sunday, June 26
Where: Rhein Hause
This Bavarian beer hall is hosting a Pride weekend with headliner Keri Hilson on Saturday, along with a lineup of local drag performers, including many from RuPaul’s Drag Race. Friday is sold out but there are still tickets available for Saturday and Sunday! Get all the relevant info here.
16. Queer/Pride Festival
When: June 24-26
This year’s queer music festival features headliners Kim Petras, Iggy Azalea, and Princess Nokia. Find out more here.
17. Taking B(l)ack Pride: Seachella
When: June 25
Where: Mural Amphitheater
Cost: Free for members of the BIPOC Trans & Queer community
Part of their mission statement is to “create opportunities for our community to collectively and intimately take part in celebration of the complexities of BIPOC QT experiences and culture.” See more details about the event here.
18. Seattle Dyke March
When: June 25
Where: Seattle Central College
Cost: Free (but donations are encouraged)
A tradition dating back to 1994, this march aims to “highlight and honor the experiences, pleasures, activism and identities of queer women and dyke-identified people across the gender spectrum.” Read more about it here.
19. PrideFest Capitol Hill
When: Saturday, June 25; noon to 8pm
Where: Capitol Hill
Seattle PrideFest is spread across two days and locations. The first day, on June 25, takes place in Capitol Hill and is free and open to all ages. Get more info here.
20. PrideFest Seattle Center
When: Sunday, June 26; noon to 8pm
Where: Seattle Center
The second day of Seattle PrideFest, located at Seattle Center, is sure to be even bigger. It will feature three stages, live performances, beer gardens, food vendors, dancing in the fountain, and more. See details here.
21. Seattle Pride Parade
When: Sunday, June 26; 11am to 3pm
Where: Starts at 4th & Pike and ends at 2nd Ave & Denny Way
You can’t miss the Seattle Pride Parade! In fact, it would be hard to miss it because it is the largest Pride parade in Washington state. Find out about the route, seating, accessibility, and more here.
22. Capitol Hill Pride March, Rally and Barbecue
When: Sunday, June 26; 10am – 8pm
Where: Cal Anderson Park
Seattle’s only all-inclusive LGBTQAI march. In addition to the march, there will be a doggie drag costume event, a Drag Queen catwalk, a barbecue judging, and live music and entertainment. See the event page here.
23. Cafe Flora Pride Pop-Up
When: June 27-28; 9am-2pm
Where: Cafe Flora (2901 E Madison St.)
This LGBTQ-owned business will have a special rainbow cake available throughout June. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Trans Justice Funding Project.