It’s raining rainbows, hallelujah! That’s right beautiful people, another Pride Month is upon us, and there’s plenty of ways to get loud and proud, from family-friendly celebrations to events that are a little friskier in nature. Read on for our top picks, from Pride Pics to Made With Pride: A Queer Wine Festival and from Gaylabration to PDX Underground Pride: Dollapalooza. For more ideas, check out our full Pride calendar.
Portland Pride Parade Get loud and proud with queer folks and allies at this procession in celebration of love and equality.
North Park Blocks, Downtown (Sun June 19)
Portland Pride Waterfront Festival
After a two-year COVID hiatus, the beloved Pride Waterfront Festival and Parade will return with a unifying, rainbow-tinted message of equality (and a whole lot of fun, too).
Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Downtown (Sat June 18)
Beaverton 2022 Pride Parade & Pride in the Park
Pride Beaverton invites you to have a gay ol' time, which starts with checking out a grand procession as it makes its way through downtown. The rest of the day will be just as exhuberant, with Poison Waters taking up emcee duties, a Pride DJ spinning the best bops, Sir Cupcake's Queer Circus entertaining the masses, and plenty of food and vendors around.
Beaverton City Park (Sun June 26)
Hillsboro Pride Party
Drag diva Poison Waters and dance-pop bunch The CJ Mickens Band will make this a Pride party to remember. The free, all-ages, family-friendly event will also include art vendors, surprise performances, resource sharing, and plenty of snacks to nosh on.
Jerry Willey Plaza, Hillsboro (Sat June 11)
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