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Prepare for Pride Month in Kansas City

June is Pride Month, and Kansas City has various events, activities, and celebrations happening all month long.

Brian Platt painting rainbow road in KC

Be proud of Kansas City.

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Pride Month, dedicated to celebrating and commemorating the LGBTQ+ community every June, is right around the corner. Check out these different ways to get involved in Pride Month in KC.

Parades + celebrations

OUT with the Current TailGAYte, Children’s Mercy Park | Saturday, June 3 | 5-7 p.m. | $10-$20 | Pregame the KC Current Pride Night match at this tailgate event.

KC Pride Fest, Frank A. Theis Park | Friday, June 9-Sunday, June 11 | Times vary | $5 per day | This weekend long celebration includes live music, family-friendly activities, and a parade.

Royals Pride Night, Kauffman Stadium | Friday, June 16 | 7:10 p.m. | $25+ | Purchase a theme night ticket to receive an exclusive KC Pride flag upon entry.

Pride Haven Pickleball, Chicken N Pickle, 1761 Burlington St., North Kansas City, MO | Saturday, June 17 | 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | $75 per player | Play pickleball to raise money for Pride Haven, an emergency overnight shelter for LGBTQ+ youth that are experiencing homelessness.

LGBTQ+ Film Festival, West Wyandotte Library, 1737 N. 82nd St., KCK | Saturday, June 17 | 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Free | Watch screenings of “Moonlight,” “But I’m a Cheerleader,” and “The Birdcage” while enjoying snacks and refreshments.

Pride Bar Crawl, multiple locations | Saturday, June 17 | 4 p.m. | $15-$20 | Get complimentary drinks and free cover to the drag show while on this Pride-filled bar crawl.

Fountaint City Music Hall: Tribute to Queer Artists, Missie B’s, 805 W. 39th St., KCMO | Saturday, June 17 | 7-9 p.m. | $10 | Watch live singers perform your favorite songs from LGBTQ+ artists.

Pride On Vine 2023, 18th and Vine District | Saturday, June 24-Sunday, June 25 | Hours vary | $25-$50 | Experience live music, food vendors, drag shows, and a parade finale.

LGBTQ+ Resources

Here are additional resources + information about the LGBTQ+ community in Kansas City:

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