Been here? Rate today and help out the comumity. Not sure what the ratings are about? Find out more.
Updated March 15, 2024

October 11 - 12, 2024

Welcome to the dazzling desert oasis of Las Vegas, where the vibrant rainbow hues of love and equality come alive during the spectacular Las Vegas PRIDE festival!

Prepare to be captivated by a whirlwind of exhilarating events, rainbow energy, and a celebration that pays homage to the rich history of the LGBTQ+ community. Every year, Las Vegas PRIDE takes the city by storm, transforming downtown Las Vegas into a shimmering display of rainbow colors. This fabulous event is not just a weekend affair; it's a testament to the strength, resilience, and love of the LGBTQ+ community. So buckle up buttercup, because we're about to take you on an unforgettable journey through the fabulous world of Las Vegas.

History

Las Vegas PRIDE traces its roots back to the 1980s when a group of brave activists and advocates laid the foundation for the LGBTQ+ movement in the city. From humble beginnings, this celebration has grown into a grand spectacle that attracts locals and visitors from all over the globe. It's a powerful symbol to the progress made in the fight for equality and the enduring spirit of our community.

Event Details

The Las Vegas PRIDE Parade is a little different, kicking off with a burst of energy at night in the old downtown area of Las Vegas from 4th Street to Ogden Avenue. There is a procession of exuberant floats, eye-catching costumes, and lively participants strutting their stuff down the energetic streets. The contagious energy is palpable as supporters line the streets, cheering, waving flags, and showering the marchers with love and applause. You can expect a medley of colorful characters, drag performers, community organizations, and even celebrity guests joining in the festivities.

Festivities

Now, let's dive into the festivities! The vibrant festival is held at the Craig Ranch Regional Park in North Las Vegas. The park is 170 acres, with a 7-acre amphitheater, providing lots of space for pride festival activities. The festival is full of diversity, offering a tantalizing blend of music, art, food, and entertainment. Pop-up stages showcase talented performers, both local and internationally renowned, serenading the crowds with anthems of love and acceptance. Immerse yourself in the infectious beats of DJs, live bands, and dance troupes that will have you moving and grooving all night long.

Beyond the vibrant parade and festival, Las Vegas PRIDE also hosts a wide array of events throughout the city. From thought-provoking panel discussions on LGBTQ+ rights and issues to glamorous drag shows that will leave you in awe, there's something for everyone. The festival's organizers take great pride in curating a diverse program that not only celebrates the LGBTQ+ community but also fosters education, inclusivity, and awareness.

Libations

Let's not forget the incredible array of culinary delights that Las Vegas has to offer. Indulge your taste buds in a gastronomic adventure at some of the city's finest restaurants, where talented chefs prepare mouthwatering meals that cater to all dietary preferences. Celebrate love with a glass of bubbly in hand, as Las Vegas is renowned for its stylish bars and trendy lounges that provide the perfect setting to toast to equality and progress. Definitely plan on sleepless nights, because a lot of the bars and clubs here are 24 hours!

Favorite Local Gay Bars

FREEZONE, The Garage, The Garden Las Vegas, Badlands Las Vegas, Piranha Nightclub, The Phoenix Bar & Lounge, Spotlight Lounge, Charlie's Las Vegas, QUADZ, The BackDoor and The Las Vegas Eagle.

Bisexual & Gay Saunas

Try out Entourage Las Vegas or Kuma Club Las Vegas.

Festival - October 11 - 12

The Las Vegas PRIDE festival welcomes everyone - LGBTQ+ families, couples, and singles along with their friends and straight allies for an entire day of fabulous and merry fun at Craig Ranch Regional Park. The outdoor venue will serve as entertainment central for the weekend's LGBTQ+ events, which will include live performances, drag performers, delicious food and beverage options and special appearances by surprise guests throughout the weekend. Past performers include, Ganja Estranja, Madison Rose, DRAMA and many more!

Pride Parade - Friday, October 11

The night pride parade route begins at Gass Avenue and heads north along 4th Street to Ogden Avenue. The main stage is at Bridger Avenue (at the intersection of 4th Street & Bridger Avenue in old downtown Las Vegas) just two blocks south of the Fremont Street Experience. The pride parade will feature a block party that includes beverage stations, food trucks and event exhibitors, so get ready to drink, be merry and celebrate!

Why Pride is Important

Las Vegas PRIDE is about more than just glitter and glamor; it's about honoring the past and empowering the future. Take a moment to visit the LGBTQ+ Center of Southern Nevada, a pillar of support and resources for the local community. Explore the center's history and learn about the milestones achieved in the fight for LGBTQ+ rights. It's a poignant reminder of the challenges faced and the progress made, inspiring visitors to continue the march towards a more inclusive world.

So, whether you're a member of the LGBTQ+ community or an ally, Las Vegas PRIDE is a dazzling experience that will leave you uplifted, entertained, and deeply moved. It's a celebration of love, acceptance, and the freedom to be authentically oneself.

Advertisement

Craig Ranch Regional Park
Las Vegas, Nevada, 89032
United States

secretary@lasvegaspride.org

Local number
866 930 3336
Dialing from abroad
+1 866 930 3336


Crowd

  • Asexual
  • Bears
  • Bisexual
  • Drag
  • Gay
  • Intersex
  • Lesbian
  • Queer
  • Transgender

Music

  • Dance
  • Disco
  • EDM
  • Electropop
  • Hip Hop
  • House
  • Latin
  • Live
  • Pop
  • Techno
  • Top 40

Dates & Hours

October 11 - 12, 2024

Friday
October 11
 
 
Saturday
October 12
 
 
Do you see incorrect information?
Tell us

You're up! Rate now

Give our rating meter a slide to speak your mind.

As hot as it gets.
Don't miss out.
Toasty warm and well
worth the visit.
Heating up, with
room for improvement.
Starting to
cool off.
Any one else getting
seriously chilly?
Completely leaves
us cold.

Nearby events

Join our list and get more!

We'll send you upcoming events, free city guides, offers from partners, first access to new features and more.

Sign up now
A lesbian, gay, queer, and transgender crowd at a gay club dancing the night way after finding the club on Rainbow Index