From Pride parades and festivals to shows from the spectacular queens of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” the following are the top five can’t-miss events in honor of Pride Month in Seattle.
June 16: The Business of Pride
On Thursday, June 16, the Puget Sound Business Journal will be showcasing stellar business leaders and allies in the LGBTQ+ community who are making a positive difference in advocating and advancing equality in the business world. The event will showcase inspiring speeches, awards for the top 25 LGBTQ+-owned businesses, a special dinner and more to honor these incredible individuals. Tickets are $140 per person, and the event is 21-plus. To learn more about The Business of Pride, visit bizjournals.com.
June 18: Pride Crawl Seattle
Crawl your way through Seattle in honor of Pride Month at the annual Pride Crawl Seattle. The fun will kick off at 4 p.m. and features drink vouchers, delicious food from local allies, no entry fees to bars, a hot after-party and a professional photographer to capture the magic of it all. Tickets are $20 per person, and the crawl is 21-plus. To learn more about Pride Crawl Seattle, visit eventbrite.com.
June 25: Pride Main Event
Join Rhein Haus Seattle at the Pride Main Event on June 25 for a night of drag performances from some of the biggest stars of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” including Joey Jay, Trinity K Bone’t, Tatianna and Blair St. Clair. In addition to these incredible queens, Grammy Award-winning artist Keri Hilson will also be in attendance to perform her hits. The event is 21-plus, and tickets start at $40 per person. To learn more about Pride Main Event, visit strangertickets.com.
June 26: 2022 Seattle Pride Parade
After two years on hold, the Seattle Pride Parade is back for its 48th year on June 26. In addition to celebrating the LGBTQ+ community, this parade also praises Ireland, as it was the first country to pass the Marriage Equality Act in 2015. The historic event calls for a celebration of both parties and brings together both communities in a free event. The parade kicks off at 11 a.m. on Pike Place. To learn more about the 2022 Seattle Pride Parade, visit eventbrite.com.
June 26: PrideFest Seattle Center
The PrideFest at the Seattle Center is back on June 26 for one of the biggest Pride celebrations in the city. The event will feature live music and entertainment across three stages, beer gardens, a multitude of food vendors, dancing in the fountain, nonprofit resources and booths, and much more fun for everyone in the family. To learn more about PrideFest Seattle Center, visit seattlepridefest.org.