Hello Orlando! It’s almost June so you know what that means: it’s almost Pride Month! We’ve got the ultimate list of events to help you celebrate equality, inclusion, and love all month long around The City Beautiful. Whether you’re celebrating your first Pride or you’re a seasoned Pride vet these events are perfect for letting your flag wave high and your true colors shine!
Here is the Ultimate Orlando 2022 Pride Guide!
Pride Events This Month
One Magical Weekend
Get ready for a whole vacay of fun! For starters this hotel features 2 resort-style pools and a huge fitness center not to mention great accommodations. Spend your days catching a wave at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon to the sounds of international duo DJs Oscar and Edgar Velazquez at the only LGBTQ+ event held at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon. Then on Saturday enjoy showing your true varsity colors at RED Vol. V: VARSITY at House of Blues at Disney Springs. And don’t forget to get into the school spirit by dressing up in your RED athletic spirit. And end the weekend with the WIG PARTY where you can work that runway showing off your best looks.
🗓 June 02—06
📍 Sheraton Lake Buena Vista
🎟 Starts at $179/night
Pride at the Pool
Cool off during Pride Month at the HAVEN Pool in Lake Nona Wave Hotel! Every Saturday in June they’re celebrating with cocktails and music by the pool by some of the best LGBTQ+ DJ’s and it’s a party you won’t want to miss!
6/4 DJ Lioness
6/11 DJ Flawless
6/18 DJ Nela
6/25 DJ Asep
🗓 Every Saturday in June | 12PM—4PM
📍 HAVEN Pool
CommUNITY Rainbow Run
Lace up your running shoes for the 6th Annual CommUNITY Rainbow Run! Celebration love and inclusion while honoring those whose lives were taking in the Pulse tragedy. Proceeds from this race benefit the onePULSE Foundation and the National Pulse Memorial and Museum.
This 4.9K race is the perfect way to get your steps in for the day and meet a community of supporting and loving allies and LGBTQ+ members! Dress up in your fave rainbow running gear and go all out for the best runner’s outfit! All racers will receive an official run t-shirt, tote bag, runner’s bib, and commemorative medal! After the race enjoy music, food, and games! Upgrade your experience by visiting the 26Health “Love is Love Lounge” with unlimited breakfast buffet, mimosas, Proud Mary’s, and other sips provided by Hard Rock Café!
🗓 June 04 | 7AM—10:30AM
Kissimmee Pride Fest
Celebrate love with the City of Kissimmee! The Kissimmee Civic Center is hosting the annual Kissimmee Pride Fest in celebration of the impact of the local LGBTQ community. Throw on your best rainbow outfit and get ready to jam out to music, shop from the different vendors, and grab snacks from some delicious local restaurants and food trucks. This event is perfect for getting the entire family involved and celebrating this Pride Month!
🗓 June 04 | 12PM—5PM
📍 Kissimmee Civic Center
Red Shirt Day
On June 6, celebrate inclusion, diversity, safe express, equality, and kindness by wearing red. The Take the Red Shirt Challenge is all about getting one million people all around the world to wear red on the first Saturday each year to kick off Pride Month no matter where you are. So throw on your fave red dress, top, pants, shoes, hat, romper, whatever in solidarity and celebration of Pride! Be sure to share a picture of you in your red on Instagram and use the hashtags #RSPD and #taketheREDshirtchallenge!
🗓 June 04
Burlesque Pride Show
Get ready for the queerest burlesque show in Orlando. This troupe is all about inclusivity and diversity and that everyone deserves a chance to participate in the performing arts regardless of one’s age, sexuality, gender, weight, height, race, ethnicity, etc. This all LGBTQIA+ cast is ready to share their stuff with you in a night of classic burlesque, neo-burlesque, nerdlesque, and more. So sit back and get ready to enjoy this burlesque show for queer people by queer people!
🗓 June 23 | 8:30PM
📍 The Woodshed Orlando
🎟 $10 Virtual | $20 GA | $30 VIP
Pride Bar Crawl
Kick off the night at the Underground Public House before all the festivities begin! Spend the night hopping from bar to bar with all your LGBTQ besties taking advantage of 2+ free drinks or shots, waived covers, exclusive drink specials, a Crawl with Us stadium cup (for the first 400 check-ins), an awesome after party and more! This bar crawl will hit some of your fave spots like The Attic Orlando and The Basement Orlando and you’ll be able to take advantage of great specials like $4 green tea shots, $5 loaded Capri Suns and $4 Sky shots!
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to The Trevor Project, the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people.
🗓 June 18 | 4PM—12AM
📍 Underground Orlando
🎟 $10 Group (Min. 4 People) | $15 Individual
Jukebox Trivia - Pride Edition
How well do you know music by queer artists? Grab your LGBTQ+ friends and allies for a night of your fave songs and artists. Trivia rounds include name the artists, finish the lyric and more! And what’s a trip to a brewery without sipping on a pint? We’re always a big fan of their Guavacation since it screams summer, but you can’t go wrong with any of their brews. Plus grab a bite from Treehouse Truck which will be parked outside and ready to serve up some of the delicious cheesesteaks and burgers!
🗓 June 16 | 7PM—19PM
📍Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company
How will you be celebrating love this Pride Month? We hope that you’ll find our Orland 2022 Pride Guide helpful in planning out all your celebration.