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2024 Massachusetts Pride Events

June is LGBTQIA+ Pride Month, celebrated annually in remembrance of the Stonewall Uprising, a series of demonstrations that represent a major turning point in LGBTQIA+ rights in America.

All across Massachusetts, Pride is celebrated with everything from craft fairs to parades. The below list is likely incomplete; if you have an event to be considered for inclusion, please email Joshua Murray: murray@nonotuck.com

June 19

Make-It! Club: Rainbow Edition! (age 5-10, FREE)

Main Library, 129 Main Street, Concord, MA 01742

Join us every Wednesday afternoon for an awesome craft, art project, or engineering puzzle! This week, we will be making parade flags and rainbow headbands. NO Registration required, FREE, no meeting 6/19.

 

June 20

Virtual: An Evening With Mercury Stardust- 13+

For ages 13+, registration is required. From TikTok stardom to full-blown author, join us virtually to welcome famous trans handywoman, Mercury Stardust! author talk & moderated Q&A with Mercury herself. Program open to all towns

 

June 21

Interactive Opera Concert Untold Stories featuring ChiChi Enu (FREE)

NARA ampitheater, 25 Ledgerock Way, Acton, MA 01720
Performance by ChiChi Enu following art contest of multi town high school artists artwork highlighting untold stories of BIPOC, Indigenous, disabled & non-binary people. FREE outdoor open to ALL, if it rains event will move indoors to Acton Town Hall
 

Roslindale Queer Comedy Night 

5 Basile St #2501, Roslindale, MA 02131

Queer standup comedy for Pride Month.

 

Pride & Pierogies

Powisset Farm 37 Powisset Street Dover, MA 02030
All are welcome and invited to join us in the Powisset Kitchen for a hands-on cooking class focused on making perfect pierogies. 
 

June 22

Slay The Entire Month (STEM) Pride Celebration

Museum Of Science Driveway, Boston, MA 02114
Hosted by the Museum’s James Monroe, director of our popular SubSpace nightlife series, local drag queen Candace Persuasion, and remarks from Mayor Michelle Wu.

 

Holyoke Pride Fest

Hampden St &, Maple St, Holyoke, MA
Art, food and performers at Veterans’ Park. 12-6 p.m.

 

Arlington Pride

720 Massachusetts Ave., Arlington, MA 02476
Activities for all ages at the Arlington Town Hall Gardens. 12-3 p.m.

 

North Shore Pride

Starts at NOON at Shetland Park, 27 Congress Street, Salem, MA 01970
Ends at Salem Common, N. Washington Square, Salem, MA 01970
Parade begins at noon; festival from 11-4.

 

Rocky Horror Picture Show With RKO Army

286 Cabot Street Beverly, MA 01915
Special Pride edition of the beloved, interactive movie experience at the Cabot Theater.

 

Pride Craft Party! (FREE)

Main Library, 129 Main Street, Concord, MA 01742

Celebrate the Town of Concord's first annual Pride Fest with a buffet of all-ages, Pride-themed Workshop crafts, register, FREE


Loud & Proud A celebration of fashion

Lexington Depot, 13 Depot Square, Lexington, MA 02421

Experience the work of local & student designers on the runway. Enjoy music & refreshments. Win Raffle Prizes. Register/donate here. 
 

June 23

 

Pride Karaoke Pool Party @ Beede

Bede Center, 599 Walden Street, Concord, MA 01741

Celebrate Pride with family and friends with a Karaoke Pool Party! Come show off your singing skills, or just have fun in the pools with open swim time, music and fun! FREE but PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

 

Pride Sunday worship -All welcome

First Parish in Concord, 20 Lexington Road, Concord, MA 01742
Please join us for a special Pride Sunday worship service. We will be worshipping with our friends at First Parish at 20 Lexington Road Concord, MA. Welcome All
 

Revere Beach Pride

Waterfront Square (400 Ocean Ave.)
Third annual Pride celebration with DJ Mike Giller. 2-7 p.m.

 

June 24

Pizza Party and Craft Night For Teens

46 Broad St, Weymouth, MA 02188
Craft night and slices in the Teen Space at Weymouth’s Tufts Library. 6-8 p.m.

 

Pride Disco Balls (Adult Craft)

Cary Memorial Library , 1874 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA 02420
Celebrate Pride Month with Cary Library and make Pride themed disco balls! Participants will be given a mini disco ball then use ink to dye coat the mirror pieces any colors they'd like. Register, open to all, FREE

 

Felted Rainbow Patches with Pop-Up Art School!

Main Library, 129 Main Street, Concord, MA 01742

Felted Rainbow Patches with Pop-Up Art School!Follow along with the experts from Pop-Up Art School to craft your own needle-felted rainbow patch to take home! Recommended for makers ages 11 to 111, FREE register on library web site.

 

June 25

Celebrating Queer Culture, Past and Present with Great Boston PFLAG

Dining Room, Lexington Community Center, 39 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA 02421

Learn about LGBTQ+ culture and heroes today that are championing representation and inclusion. Participants will have the opportunity to share their own life moments. Register! FREE 60-100 years old

 

June 26

THE STONEWALL GENERATION: CREATING INCLUSIVITY FOR LGBTQ ELDERS

Cameron Senior Center, 20 Pleasant St, Westford, MA 01886

Dr. Jane Fleishman will share stories of fearless elders in the LGBTQ community who came of age around the time of the Stonewall Riots of 1969.

 

June 27

Pride: The Expiration Date

Main Library, 129 Main Street, Concord, MA 01742

The Expiration Date is Judah Leblang's poignant and humorous one-man show about dealing with life's big questions--How does one handle life as a "junior-senior?" Is there an afterlife? FREE open to all, register on library website.

 

June 28

Fowler Afternoon Tea Book Club (PRIDE month celebration)

FOWLER LIBRARY, 1322 Main Street, Concord, MA 01742

For June, we will read Pride and Prejudice and Other Flavors by Sonali Dev.

 

June 29

Pride Event at the Farm!

401 Main Street Bolton, MA 01740

Come join us at Cultivate Care Farms for a day filled with celebration, community, and fun! Our Pride Event at the Farm is a chance to embrace love and diversity in a beautiful outdoor setting. Come tie-dye shirts with us, paint the Pride Path, play with our baby goats, and enjoy snacks by the fire-pit. Whether you're part of the LGBTQ+ community or an ally, everyone is welcome to come together and show their support. Let's spread love and acceptance together at this special event!

 

September 7

Pride Worcester

The festival welcomes a variety of LGBTQ+ and ally artists, makers, crafters, food vendors, live performers and speakers, and features a youth & family zone, as well as health services provided by AIDS Project Worcester and other community health partners.

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