Pride Celebrations 2021 Last Updated: June 2021

June is Pride Month, and there are LGBTQ celebrations and events planned for towns all over the state, both in-person and virtual. Here are some of the happenings taking place in Connecticut.

Youth / Family PRIDE Festival - Southington PRIDE 2021, Southington

May 29

This event is the perfect place for families, youth, and teens to celebrate PRIDE in an age appropriate environment. Enjoy activities including rock climbing, crafts, and Drag Queen Story Time.

 

Raining Queens: Pride Paint Night, Hartford

June 2

Kick off Pride Month with a tribute to drag queens with a take off of Andy Warhol's Reigning Queens piece. You will create a pop art and all materials needed will be included.

 

Westport Pride Month

June 2

Join in conversation with Brian McGunagle, founder of Westport PRIDE, and other members of Westport's LGBTQ+ and ally community to discuss the past, present and future of LGBTQ+ activism in Westport. Writer and activist Dan Woog will facilitate the dialogue and provide insight into Westport's LGBTQ+ history.

 

34th Connecticut LGBTQ Film Festival

June 4-13

Enjoy the best LGBTQ films from over 400 submissions.

 

Yard Goats Baseball at Dunkin’ Donuts Park, Hartford

June 4

At the Pride Night game, celebrate diversity & inclusion and receive a Yard Goats rainbow bracelet, and check out the special Pride Jerseys on the field.

 

Pride Month at Foxwoods Drive-In, Mashantucket

June 4-6

Foxwoods is celebrating Pride Month at the drive-in movie theater. Watch Bohemian Rhapsody on June 4, a double feature of RENT and The Birdcage on June 5, and Love, Simon on June 6.

 

Let's Go Birding Together! A Pride Month Birding Celebration, Greenwich

June 5

Attend a birding tour and celebration of diversity and inclusion of both birds and people. Learn about Audubon Greenwich's many colorful birds and stroll through the fields, orchards and woods to see many of them in person.

 

Pride in the Vines, Colchester

June 5

At Priam Vineyards, sip on award-winning wines and celebrate Gay Pride with live music, multiple food trucks and hot air balloon rides!

 

Virtual: 3rd Annual Middletown Parade

June 5

Attend a virtual version of the city-wide celebration intended to recognize, benefit and empower marginalized members of the LGBTQIA community. 

 

Pride Night at GastroPark, West Hartford

June 11

Gather and enjoy great food at GastroPark's Pride Night.

 

Gag Reflex: A Gay Stand-Up Comedy Show

New London: June 10, Southington: June 11

Grab your friends for a night with some of the northeast’s funniest gay stand-up comedians.

 

Queer Folks, Pride Strong!, Hartford

June 11

The Chez and their talented performers are putting on an amazing show featuring queer POC arts. Eat, drink, dance, and celebrate this fun night out!

 

Pink Eggs & Glam Drag Brunch, New London

June 13

Enjoy a fabulous brunch with live performance from Pissi Myles, a drag comedian from New York City who is known for her hilarious parody songs.

 

Women's Music Festival - "Women on Stage," Danbury

June 20

Fairfield County Pride, produced by Triangle Community Center, announced the lineup for a women’s music festival.

 

Big Pride Party at Foxwoods, Mashantucket

June 20

The Queen of Bounce music Big Freedia is turning it up and putting the BIG in Big Pride Party! We are celebrating you and being true to yourself. This will be the biggest and most exclusive and inclusive pool party in the northeast!

 

Ridgefield Pride in the Park

June 26

A family-friendly celebration with music, games and much more.

 

"Dolls and Guys": A Gender-Bending Broadway Evening, Norwalk

June 26

Dolls and Guys is a Pride celebration where Broadway men sing songs originally written for women and vice versa.

 

Pride Festival & DragFest, West Hartford

June 26

West Hartford Pride and Sky Casper Entertainment bring you a fabulous day of entertainment.

 

Virtual: West Hartford Pride

June 26-27

Experience a great lineup of virtual events!