Happy Las Vegas PRIDE!

It’s time to celebrate love in our amazing community.

This season, Las Vegas has a plethora of amazing events to honor, pay respects, raise awareness or help the LGBTQIA community in Southern Nevada.

The first Gay PRIDE Celebration in Las Vegas took places throughout the month of May and June in 1983. These events were the joint effort of the Gay Academic Union, the Metropolitan Community Church, and Nevadans for Human Rights, according to Las Vegas PRIDE’s website. On May 7, the University of Nevada Las Vegas held the First Annual Gay PRIDE Banquet and Awards Ceremony in the student union’s Grand Ballroom.

According to the organization’s website, the Second Gay PRIDE Celebration’s theme was “Unity and More in ’84.” The name pays homage to the year that the celebration took place, which was on May 4-5, 1984.

Since then, this celebration has evolved and grew to become the celebration that symbolizes equity, love, peace and unity.

Aside from the amazing events that will be happening throughout the valley this and next month, the fabulous annual Las Vegas Night PRIDE Parade is happening Oct. 7 in Downtown Las Vegas. The parade is FREE to attend and starts at 7 p.m.

The parade main stage can be found at the intersection of 4th Street and Bridger Avenue. Come hungry because there will be beverage stations, food trucks and exhibitors at the official Block Party on 4th Street.

The celebration for the LGBTQ+ community will continue beginning at noon the following day, Saturday, Oct. 8 at Craig Ranch Regional Park. Entertainment is scheduled throughout the day and mainstage headline entertainment begins at 7 p.m. with Laganja Estranja. Madison Rose and festival headliner DRAMA Duo.

“We are so excited for the 2022 Las Vegas PRIDE Parade Downtown and to be back at Craig Ranch Park for the PRIDE Festival,” said Las Vegas PRIDE Board President Brady McGill. “This year’s theme, Beautiful Tomorrow, speaks to the resilience of the LGBTQ+ community and the bright future we all have in Las Vegas.”

  • Las Vegas PRIDE Family BINGO featuring The Sin City Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence

    PRIDE Family Bingo

    Bingo begins promptly at 7 pm in the Events Center at Resorts World Las Vegas // Bingo Packs start at $10 // Doors open at 6 PM // Charity Raffle and Coverall Bingo Card sales to benefit Sin Sity Sisters. // For more information about Las Vegas PRIDE Family Bingo, please visit the event page.

    Enjoy a fun night of drag queen bingo with the hottest queens in Las Vegas!

    When: Wednesday, Oct. 5 from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
    Where: Resorts World Las Vegas, 3000 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
    Tickets are available HERE.

  • Las Vegas PRIDE present Black Girl Magic LIVE

    Black Girl Magic Drag Concert

    Black Girl Magic is a drag concert that celebrates black culture through the art of drag.

    Black Girl Magic is a LIVE drag show that celebrates and uplifts through a Black queer lens, according to Las Vegas Pride’s website.

    “Explore and appreciate the many ways black entertainers have shaped culture. Sisterhood, community, and fellowship are on full
    display Featuring: The Vixen, Honey Davenport, Mariah Paris Balenciaga, Kennedy Davenport, and local queens, Briana Douglas, Salem Night and Amora Dior Black.”

    When: Thursday, Oct. 6 show starts at 8 p.m.

    Where: The International Theater at Westgate Resort, 3000 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

    Tickets start at $20 and are available HERE.

  • Las Vegas PRIDE Night Parade & Block Party

    Love Is Love; Las Vegas Pride Returns In Early October

    Happy Pride! The fabulous annual Las Vegas Night PRIDE Parade is happening October 7 in Downtown Las Vegas. The parade is FREE to attend and starts at 7 p.m. The parade main stage can be found at the intersection of 4th Street and Bridger Avenue.

    The fabulous annual Las Vegas Night PRIDE Parade is happening October 7 in Downtown Las Vegas. The parade is FREE to attend and starts at 7 p.m. For more information about parking and where the parade starts, click the link above.

  • Las Vegas PRIDE Festival

    After partying at Las Vegas’ night parade, the party will follow into the next day! Come on out to the official PRIDE celebration on Saturday, Oct. 8 at Craig Regional Ranch Park.
    When: Noon to 11 p.m.
    Where: Craig Ranch Regional Park, 628 West Craig Road, North Las Vegas, NV 89032
    Tickets are available HERE.
    For a complete list of Official Las Vegas PRIDE Parties, CLICK HERE.

  • Las Vegas PRIDE Pool

    Las Vegas PRIDE Pool Party

    Join us for Las Vegas PRIDE's Pool Party at Influence - The Pool at The Linq - 9am-5pm on October 16th! Entry is free with RSVP, make sure to RSVP to attend! Cabana & Daybed Reservations are available here!

    Cool off with this pool party at The Linq’s pool! This event starts at 9 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m. on Oct. 16!

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