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Pride in the Motor City: Top Pride Events in Metro Detroit This June

June is Pride Month, a time when communities around the world celebrate the diversity, history, and resilience of the LGBTQ+ community. Whether you’re a member of the community or an ally looking to show your support, Metro Detroit has a vibrant array of Pride events to offer. From parades and picnics to workshops and nightlife, there’s something for everyone. Be sure to check out our comprehensive guide to Pride Events in Metro Detroit, then plan your month and make the most of the festivities. Let’s come together to celebrate love, equality, and unity!

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June Pride Events Near Me

Ferndale Pride

Location: Downtown Ferndale
Date/Time: June 1, 2024, 12:30 pm until 10:00 pm
Description: Ferndale Pride is the largest free-to-the-public LGBTQAI+ festival in Michigan. Located in the heart of downtown Ferndale, eventgoers can expect over 220 vendors including local businesses and community resources. Two stage areas bring in some of Michigan’s best talent and national artists who are sure to make you move. All ages are welcome as we host a large children’s area. Discover everything Ferndale Pride has to offer.
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Ypsi Pride Event

Location: Depot Town
Date/Time: June 7, 2024 from 5 pm until 10 pm
Description:
Ypsi Pride is an annual festival unlike any other of its kind. Held in Ypsilanti, Michigan, celebrating the community’s LGBTQ+ culture and individuals.
Ypsi Pride is an intentional and meaningful gathering, filled with celebration and time for reflection through programming including music and special performances, and building community connection.
Attendees can expect drag, burlesque, and theater performances, queer-owned vendors from the nearby area, organizations with track records of supporting the community, family-friendly activities, and interactive art spaces.
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Annual Picnic: Let Your Pride Flag Fly

Location: Dodge Park in Sterling Heights
Date/Time: June 8th frum 11 am until 3 pm
Description: Join us at Dodge Park in Sterling Heights for our annual picnic. Food trucks, a DJ and dancing, games and prizes, and a runway show starring YOU! Wear your best pride costume and work the runway for your adoring fans!
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Motor City Pride Fest

Location: Hart Plaza, Detroit
Date/Time: June 8th (1 pm until 9 pm) & 9th (parade at noon, then 12:30 pm until 7 pm)
Description: Motor City Pride is Michigan’s largest pride celebration, with over 65,000 participants in our pride events. We are an entirely volunteer-run organization with a mission of spreading awareness thru pride.
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Southgate Pride Event

Location: Southgate Veterans Memorial Library
Date/Time: June 8th at 3 pm
Description: Join us for an hour long celebration and representation of PRIDE. Learn more about the LGBTQIA+ community, make crafts, get your face painted, and have amazing fun! Whether you are attending solo, with your child(ren), your chosen family, or friends, we welcome everyone to the library!
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Family Pride Celebration

Location: Royal Oak Farmer’s Market
Date/Time: June 12th from 4pm until 9 pm
Description: Join us for a fun-filled day at our Family Pride Celebration, an inclusive community event supporting LGBTQ+ families and youth. This family-friendly gathering offers something for everyone, with exciting activities and entertainment for all ages.Enjoy live performances and indulge in a variety of delicious foods from local food trucks, Kid will enjoy free face painting, balloon art. inflatable bounce house, and craft table. Explore booths and meet vendors that are dedicated to supporting the LGBTQ+ community. Connect with like-minded people, discover local resources, and make lasting memories. We can’t wait to see you there!
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Livonia Pride Fest

Location: Civic Center Park, Livonia
Date/Time: June 15th, from 11 am until 3 pm
Description:
The free public event will include dozens of educational and support service organizations, light refreshments and activities for all ages. Guests are welcome to bring personal items to donate to the Ruth Ellis Center.
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Roseville Pride in the Park

Location: Roseville Veterans Memorial Park located at 27325 Barkman St. in Roseville
Date/Time: July 18, 2024 at 6:30 pm
A night of family fun. Activities will include family craft stations, yard games, sidewalk chalk, photo opportunities, and a number of performances by local artists and entertainers. OneMacomb is a sponsor of the event which is hosted by the Recreation Authority of Roseville and Eastpointe.
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Downriver Pride 2024

Location: Downtown Wyandotte
Date/Time: June 21st and 22nd from 12 pm until 11 pm.
Description:
You are warmly invited to join us at Downriver Pride, a vibrant and inclusive LGBTQ pride event taking place on June 21st and 22nd, 2024. Immerse yourself in the festivities as we bring together a diverse community for a celebration of unity and pride. The event promises an array of entertainment options, from live performances to engaging activities, ensuring there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Explore the artisan vendors showcasing their unique creations, indulge in delicious offerings from our diverse food vendors, and create lasting memories with your family in the specially curated kids’ tent. Downriver Pride is not just an event; it’s a lively tapestry of LGBTQ culture, creativity, and connection. Mark your calendars for a weekend of joy, laughter, and shared moments. We look forward to celebrating with you! Please note that times of the events are subject to change. Downriver Pride is coordinated by Conz Productions LLC.
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Berkley Pride Block Party

Location: Downtown Berkley
Date/Time: June 23rd, 2024 from 1 pm until 5 pm
Description:
The Berkley Pride Block Party is a vibrant, community-focused celebration that transforms downtown Berkley into a lively hub of LGBTQ+ pride. Featuring live music, local food vendors, and a variety of family-friendly activities, this annual event encourages community engagement and offers a warm, inclusive atmosphere for all attendees. It’s a wonderful day of unity, support, and pride, making it a must-attend event in Metro Detroit’s Pride celebrations.
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Arts & Pride Festival

Location: Civic Center Park in Madison Heights
Date/Time: June 23rd at 2 pm
Description: The Madison Heights Arts & LGBTQ Pride Festival is a welcoming event that blends vibrant art displays and a cozy, inclusive atmosphere. Local artists, colorful decorations, and rainbow flags create a sensory-friendly environment suited for individuals on the Spectrum. The festival features face painting, custom pride buttons, music, and more. Attendees are encouraged to bring items like white t-shirts or bandanas for a special art activity. It’s a perfect mix of community, creativity, and celebration for all ages.
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Warren City Pride Event

Location: Warren City Square
Date/Time: June 29th from 11:30 am until 6 pm
Description: Warren is celebrating its First LGBTQIA+ Pride with a family-friendly event that promises a day full of excitement and community spirit. The festivities kick off with a vibrant parade featuring colorful floats, spirited marchers, and strong community support. Attendees can enjoy live musical performances, electrifying drag shows, engaging drag story hours, local vendors, LGBTQIA+ educational resources, food trucks, and special presentations. This free event is open to people of all ages, backgrounds, and identities, welcoming everyone who believes in equality and respect. Following the daytime celebration, an adult afterglow event is planned at a local bar. Don’t miss this opportunity to join in the celebration of pride and community in Warren!
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July Pride Events Near Me

  • South Lyon Pride in the Park: Sunday, July 14 – noon until 4 p.m. at McHattie Park | website
  • Family Pride in the Park: Thursday, July 18 – 6:30 p.m. at Roseville Veterans Memorial Park | website
  • Royal Oak Pride: Friday, July 26 & 27 – Time TBD in downtown Royal Oak | website
  • Ann Arbor Pride: Saturday, Aug. 3 – Noon in downtown Ann Arbor | website
  • Pride in the Wild: Saturday, July 20 – 6 until 9 p.m. at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak | website
  • Hazel Park Pride Event: Sunday, Aug. 11 – noon to 7 p.m. at Green Acres Park | website
  • Macomb County Pride Event: Saturday, Aug. 17 – noon to 6 p.m. in downtown Mt. Clemens | website

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Amber Louchart
Author: Amber Louchart

Amber is the proud mother to four beautiful children, Damian (27), Rosaleigh (14), Carlyn (11), and Naomi (8). Her family also includes four cats. She loves being a stay-at-home mom and feels blessed to be able to care for her children full-time and provide them with so many opportunities through Metro Detroit Mommy. In addition to Metro Detroit Mommy, Amber has a passion for hosting karaoke with Malibu Entertainment.  She enjoys the metro Detroit nightlife especially, singing, dancing and meeting new people.