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Alternative Pride Events: Our All-Inclusive Guide

Skipping Philly Pride this weekend? Here’s a diverse lineup of LGBTQ events you can check out instead.


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Philly Pride weekend is upon us — that time of the year when the LGBTQ community gets together in a huge way. But for those who are tired of the festival’s typical lineup of events, we’ve developed an alternative roster of festivities that are more diverse, inclusive, and citywide.

Check out these events happening this weekend and throughout June in celebration of Pride month:

Branches of the Free Library of Philadelphia are hosting LGBTQ events that are free and open to the public all throughout June. Check out all of the events here.

The Office of LGBTQ Affairs is collaborating with community partners throughout the city in a month-long celebration. Check out all of the events here.

WEDNESDAY
PDM Karaoke Happy Hour Fundraiser PRIDE Edition: 7 p.m. at Stir Lounge, 1705 Chancellor Street.

THURSDAY
Producers’ Forum – Chavela Producers’ Forum – Chavela: 7 p.m. at PFS Roxy Theater, 2023 Sansom Street.

FRIDAY
Homecoming 2018: 5:30 p.m. at William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce Street.

GLOW: A Qunify Pride Party: 10 p.m. at at Ulana’s, 205 Bainbridge Street.

SATURDAY
NOH8 Open Photo Shoot: Noon at at Penn LGBT Center, 3907 Spruce Street.

20th Annual Philly Dyke March: 3 p.m. at Kahn Park, South 11th Street.

Juice: A Summer Fest for QTWOC: 6 p.m. at Life Do Grow, 2315 North 11th Street.

PROUD AF: The B2B Pre-Pride Party and Drag King Show!: 9 p.m. at Tabu Lounge and Sports Bar, 200 South 12th Street.

SUNDAY
Sunday TEA: The Pride Edition: 4 p.m. at CiBo Ristorante Italiano, 1227 Walnut Street.

Drakaoke: 2018 Pride After Party: 10 p.m. at The Barbary, 951 Frankford Avenue.

NOTE: If you have weekend LGBTQ events that you would like considered for our top picks, please email us at gphilly@phillymag.com.