The most complete listing of LGBTQ+ Pride events in Illinois and Iowa
Pride events throughout Illinois and Iowa
Glenview Pride and the Glenview Public Library team up for a social where you'll also find Commissioner Scott Britton and other local leaders.
This "fun with rainbows" game involves seeking rainbows, taking pictures of rainbows, reading clues about rainbows, and more. Everyone gets swag bags for this event that stretches "from the western gateway to the east village, nothing south of MLK, nothing north of Grand."
Capital City Pride will crown 2022 Ms, Mr. & Mx. Capital City Pride at this annual affair. Three categories include Pride Wear, Formal Wear with an onstage question, and talent.
This Shabbat service "blends the longstanding traditions of Or Chadash and Temple Sholom. " You can attend in person, or online by Zoom. . To receive the link, contact Jud[email protected]
Hundreds of community leaders from throughout Illinois will gather for this annual fundraiser and awards ceremony for Equality Illinois, the state's leading LGBTQ+ civil rights advocacy group. The event will honor Illinois House Majority Leader Greg Harris, the first LGBTQ+ person to serve as a legislative leader in the Illinois General Assembly.
Get into the Pride spirit with this class to create your own embellished Pride pendant! No experience is needed for this class by Cheryl Weatherford Registration i includes all materials and instruction. Register in person, via phone at 319 338-1566, or on-line. Beading stations are distanced and masks are required. Demos projected onto a large screen.
Learn about the early days of ACT UP, the activist group that fought for access to life-saving treatment for HIV/AIDS. This is one of three film showings through Pride Month hosted by QC Unity Pride at Figge Art Museum.
Join Mason City Pride for its monthly social time, "business" meeting, and after-gathering!
Create your own Pride Flags bracelet using a metal cuff, just in time for PrideFest! Your design will include Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender flags. No experience is needed for this fun class from Alyssa Jakowchuk. Registration includes all materials and instruction. Register in person, via phone at 319 338-1566, or on-line. Beading stations are distanced and masks are required. Demos projected onto a large screen.
Honor your LGBTQ Elders and those Aging with HIV, by attending this brunch with the Golden Rainbows of Illinois South, a nonprofit organization focused on the needs of LGBTQ adults age 50 and over, and people living with HIV.
Join us in historic Grant Park for Galena's second annual Pride Picnic! Enjoy live music, entertainment, family activities, food and drink, ice cream, vendors, a goat meet & greet and more! Pack a lunch, get take-out at one of Galena's many restaraunts, or enjoy the options in the park! Here's our Schedule of Events: 12 pm - all vendors, food trucks, live music, and ongoing activities will begin 1:30 pm - Drag Story Time will begin near the Grant Statue 2 pm - Tai Chi Class by certified instructor Amy…
"But I'm A Cheerleader" is a romantic comedy from 1999; this adults-only screening is one of many great ways to celebrate Pride Month!
The Pride Ride takes place for its sixth year, and this year's ride is to honor those who perished in the Pulse Nightclub shooting in 2016. Join the group at NewBo City Market; all abilities and experience levels welcome.
Co-hosted by Riverview Center/NW IL GSA. Decorate a planter and fill it with succulents! Enjoy socializing in a safe space and celebrate pride! Join other adults for a night of planting succulents, decorating planters, and having a discussion about Pride. This event is co-hosted by the Riverview Center in Dubuque and the NW ILL GSA. All materials and succulents provided; pre-registration required.
Join the library for an LGBTQ+ version of "Let's Talk Books," "a casual conversation about books where we meet to talk about some of our favorite reads." Attendees are encouraged to bring recommendations, although just showing up is also welcome. Pre-registration required!
Iowa City Pride's annual bar tradition continues. Participating this year: 8 pm - 9 pm: Studio 13 & Joystick Comedy Club, 13 S. Linn Street 9 pm - 10 pm: Joe's Place 115 Iowa Ave 10 pm - 11 pm: Micky's Irish Pub 11 S. Dubuque Street 11 pm - 12 pm: Sports Column 12 S. Dubuque Street 12 pm - 1 am: Deadwood Tavern 6 S. Dubuque Street 1 am - Bar close: Gabe's 332 E Washington Street Order your shirt at: https://www.icnightlife.com/barcrawlprideshirt"
Join in and sing along with your favorite Broadway tunes at this show hosted by Domita DeBaun Sanchez and Ben Hagen.
This "tapping party" for Rainbow Connection features a presentation on LGBTQ+ history and issues, a community conversation, and a ballroom competition.
Support the Tuscola High School GSA Club and get a workout in at the 2nd annual Pound the Pavement for Pride 5K Color Run! All those registered by June 5th will receive a guaranteed shirt and medal - in addition to a complementary pancake and sausage breakfast for everyone!