Pride may be virtual this year, but the spirit still remains the same! One benefit of virtual events is that you get to experience all sorts of Pride celebrations. Whether you’re joining events in your hometown in-person or not, there are lots of great Pride virtual events to check out. From planning your own virtual event to live performances with celebs, you’ll have a packed schedule!
Without hopping on a plane! The best Pride virtual events are happening all over the country and you can join them. Portland Pride is offering a full range of virtual events from special events to watching the Portland Pride Parade.
This Boston Pride event honors LGBTQ+ lives lost to HIV/AIDS as well as building awareness. The virtual park lighting ceremony is intended to bring people together in solidarity with remarks from community leaders. Virtual performances include the Boston Gay’s Men Chorus and more.
Virtual volunteering options are available year-round, but Pride is a good time to start if you’re looking to get involved and helping out the LGBTQ+ community. Donate money, mentor LGBTQ+ youth, or choose an organization close to your heart to volunteer with.
For a fun free performance, catch Charli XCX on TikTok. This LA Pride event is part of their “Thrive with Pride” themed events. Charli XCX is kicking off the celebrations with the concert that will also include performances from up and coming LGBTQ+ artists. You can stay up to date by following @tiktokforgood for more line up announcements!
Happy Hour is a great addition to your list of Pride virtual events, and it’s even better when hosted by a professional mixologist. Get all the ingredients delivered to your home, plus snacks! Your Pride event deserves some special treatment, and with a VIP mixologist teaching you how to make a delicious Strawberry Mint Mojito, you’ll feel fabulous.
NYC’s PrideFest is an annual event bringing together local community leaders and business owners to bring you some great Pride swag, music, and food. It’s still happening this year so if you’re in NYC, we definitely recommend checking it out. But because of COVID, NYC Pride is hosting MarketFest, a Pride Virtual Event that amplifies LGBTQ+ small-business owners. Show your support by shopping in June!
Love trivia? Join #StayAtHomeDCTrivia Pride Edition. Grab your friends to join you and host a friendly virtual trivia night. Questions and topics include LGBTQ+ history, culture, film, literature, and figures. Add drinks and you’re set for a good night!
If trivia isn’t your thing, there’s always bingo! And Brooklyn’s Pride Drag Bingo isn’t your typical bingo night. Jackie from Screaming Queens will be hosting and there’s cash prizes— as if you need more of an incentive. Like it says on the website, this past year has been a drag, so it’s time for a little fun.
Join advocates, activists, artists, and organizers for a nontraditional rally that brings education and activism to your home. At the Pride Virtual Rally, you can be part of the conversation that advocates for change and supports Black Trans Lives in this virtual rally as part of your Pride month plans.
For the past 30 years, the Atlanta Pride Run has worked to build awareness for the Atlanta LGBTQ+ community as well as fundraiser for the local area. The run is still taking place in-person, but this year there’s a virtual option so more people from across the country can join.
Joining other Pride virtual events are an option sure, but the best Pride virtual event could be the one you host! Put together a Pride movie night with your friends and family to stay connected during June and beyond. Make it a monthly event to keep celebrating, learning, and amplifying LGBTQ+ artists and characters.
The best Pride virtual events around the globe are now available to you. Why settle for just attending Pride virtual events in the US when you can also attend events in Ireland, Canada, Australia, Mexico, you name it. Spin the globe and plan your Pride trip around the world.
Why keep your Pride celebrations to your hometown when you can celebrate around the country or even the world? The beauty of virtual events is that they bring us together no matter how far. Pride virtual events are here for 2021 and hopefully around for much longer!