Pride Houston Celebration 2022 Billboard

Every June, members of the LGBTQIA+ community celebrate Pride month with various events in honor of the Stonewall riots of 1969, which was a major catalyst of the gay liberation movement. Celebrations pop up all month long and can come in the form of small events, parties, and parades.  We’ve gathered up plenty of events for Houston Pride 2022!

Note: Allies are welcome to many of these events — it’s nice to show support!


Houston Pride 2022 – Houston Pride Parade 

Pride Month Events in Houston - LGBT + Pride Celebration and Parade 2022

The 44th Annual Official Houston Pride LGBT+ Celebration® will take place downtown at Houston City Hall. Houston Pride Parade 2022 is THE Premiere Event of the Pride Season attended by hundreds of thousands of festival-goers each Summer. 

The festival lineup includes Coi Lera as the headliner and other stars including CeCe Peniston, Marium Echo, Angelina DM Trailz and rockstar DJs including DJ Panda, DJ Uri, DJ Rocabye.

Families will be able to enjoy snow cones, hot dogs, popcorn, face painting, storytime, and more! 

General Admission: Admission to festival grounds featuring outdoor concerts, various entertainment, DJs, Family Fun Zone as well as exhibition and vendor booths. General Admission is FREE for children 12 & under and Seniors 60+ (Free entry does not apply to Main Stage Experience or Celebration VIP.) For individuals age 13-59 General Admission to the Festival will cost $6.90

Main Stage Experience: Get up close to your favorite festival musical acts at the Main Stage Plaza with stageside viewing. Exclusive entrance to the Festival and exclusive access to the Main Stage Bar. Main Stage Experience pass will cost $43.99 ($40.00 +$3.99 Fee)

Celebration VIP: The Ultimate Pride Experience! Includes – Exclusive VIP Entrance to Festival and Parade, Open Bar in Festival and Parade, Access to Main Stage Plaza, Cooling Relaxation Zone in Festival, Grandstand Parade Viewing, Cooling VIP Restrooms’ Catered Food’ VIP Swag Bag, and more!  Celebration VIP ticket costs $266.59 ($250.00+$16.59 Fee)

When: June 25, 2022; Gates Open at 12:00pm (noon), Festival Hours: 1pm-6:30pm, Parade Hours: 7pm-9:30pm
Where: Houston City Hall, 901 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: $5 to $250 depending on the type of ticket. 


Houston Pride 2022 – Pride Month Events, Parties & More! 

1. Montrose Makers Pride Market

Crystal Murley Art presents the Montrose Makers Pride Market 2022. Come out to enjoy local artists, vendors, unicorns and more! 
When: 1:30 pm to 6:30 pm, Saturday, June 11th
Where: 810 Pacific St, Houston, TX 77006
How Much: $65

2. Night Out at the Movies: A Reel Pride Pop-Up

Pride Houston will be screening three movies about LGBT+ themes, related to the lives, loves, and stories of members of the LGBT+ community. The headliner of the evening will be Ailey, a documentary about dancer Alvin Ailey that hasn’t been shown since it first debuted at Sundance. The other two films are All Boys Aren’t Blue and I’m With Harrison. Note: If you choose to only watch the films virtually, you won’t be able to see the screening of Ailey.
When: 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, June 12th
Where: The Montrose Center, 401 Branard Street Houston, Texas 77006 Room 106/107
How Much: $10 virtual streaming link, $15 in person


3. Pearland Pride

The Pearland Youth Movement will be celebrating Pride month (the first in Pearland’s history) at the pavilion at Southdown Park. There will be live music, activities, and vendors as part of the celebration.
When: 8 a.m., Sunday, June 13th
Where: 2150 Countryplace Parkway, Pearland, TX 77584
How Much: Free


4. Pride Market at Karbach Brewing

Pride Market 2022 at Karbach Brewing Co. in Houston

Karbach Brewing will be hosting a Pride Houston Market on Sunday, June 5th! Come by to enjoy DJs, Drag Queens, Food Trucks, Performances, Give-A-Ways, Games, Contests and P-R-I-D-E!
When: 11 am to 6 pm, Sunday, June 5th
Where: 2032 Karbach St. Houston, TX 77092
How Much: Free


5. Pride Art Show at Hardy & Nance Studios

Hardy & Nance Studios will open their doors to the public for a Pride-themed art show on June 19th. Houston-area artists were invited to submit artwork that celebrates positive social change against discrimination and violence. The exhibit is free of charge. Note: Masks are required.
When: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., June 18
Where: Hardy & Nance Studios, 902 Hardy St, Houston, TX 77020
How Much: Free


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Houston Pride 2022 – Pride Month Events, Parties & More – Continued

6. Pride in Business Celebration

The Pride in Business Celebration event celebrates local LGBTQIA+ businesses and recognizes their impact on the local economy. The keynote speaker will be Reggie Greer (he/him), Senior Advisor to the U.S. Special Envoy to Advance the Human Rights of LGBTQI+ Persons. 

Join at the Pride In Business Celebration for a fireside chat with Reggie to learn more about his role with the U.S. State Department, his path to government, how his intersectionality has impacted his career, his background (he’s a native Texan!) and much more.
Do you have your ticket to the Pride In Business Celebration yet? Seats are going fast! Learn more about Reggie and purchase your ticket at www.houstonprideinbusiness.lgbt

When: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Where: Nautilus Ballroom, Downtown Aquarium
How Much: Standard (May 25 – June 17): Members – $95; Non-Members – $115; On-site (June 22): Members – $115; Non-Members – $135; Purchase your ticket at www.houstonprideinbusiness.lgbt


7. WOMXN of Pride: An Eden Pop-Up

Take part in another of Pride Houston’s pop-up parties, this time dedicated to the ladies of Houston. The event will directly benefit the official Eden Party, another Pride Houston event. The night will be open to everyone, but the ladies will be the stars of the evening. There will be dancing, DJs, and drinks.
When: 10 p.m., Friday, June 25th
Where: Pearl Bar, 4216 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007
How Much: $5 in advance, $10 at the door.


8. Houston Montrose Pride Block Party

The Eagle Houston gay bar will be hosting a three-day-long Pride block party. The festivities will be indoor and outdoor and will include DJs, vendors, food, and drag shows.
When: 4 p.m. to 2 a.m., Friday, June 25th, noon to 2 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 26th-June 27th.
Where: Eagle Houston, 611 Hyde Park Blvd, Houston, TX 77006
How Much: Free


9. Pride, Love Wins

You can’t have summer, especially not summer in Houston, without a pool party. Pride, Love Wins, will have all the party essentials: food, prizes, giveaways, and DJs. Plus, two lucky individuals will be crowned Envy King and Queen.

Celebrate Pride month with a dive in the pool, smoking at the hookah lounge area and music in the ballroom. There will be vendors for shopping with Pride, food, giveaways and prizes and of course…. FUN!!!!!

When: 11 a.m. to 1 a.m., Saturday, June 26th
Where: Holiday Inn N.W. Houston Beltway 8, 3539 North Sam Houston Pkwy W, Houston, TX 77086
How Much: $10


10. Party at El Segundo: A Baewatch X Salvation Pop-Up

El Segundo Swim Club in Houston

Because Pride Houston can’t hold all its usual parties and events in June, the pop-up events it has managed to organize will be used to fund events later in the year. This pool party is a preview of a party Pride Houston will be hosting in August and will also be used to help fund it and other projects. Everyone is welcome.
When: 2 p.m., Saturday, June 26th
Where: El Segundo Swim Club, 5180 Avenue L, Houston, TX 77011
How Much: $25 in advance, $35 at the door


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