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Updated March 15, 2024

September 6 - 8, 2024

Pride in Dallas is held annually in the Oak Lawn neighborhood of Dallas, Texas, and is a celebration of love, equality, and freedom for the LGBTQ+ community.

Important - This is the fall pride in Dallas and the summer pride is called Dallas Pride, which is held at Fair Park.

Pride in Dallas will be hosting a fabulous LGBTQ+ celebration of love with various events throughout Cedar Springs Road and Oak Lawn. The event, which attracts over 50,000 people each year, is a colorful and joyous occasion filled with music, dancing, and an unbridled sense of community.

History

The history of Pride in Dallas dates back to the early 1970s when a group of activists held a demonstration in downtown Dallas in support of LGBTQ+ rights. Since then, the event has grown exponentially, evolving into a vibrant and inclusive celebration that welcomes people from all walks of life.

Highlight

The highlight of Pride in Dallas is the colorful parade, which winds its way through the bustling streets of Oak Lawn. The parade features an array of fabulous floats, decorated with rainbow flags and streamers, as well as lively marchers and energetic dancers. It is a true spectacle, showcasing the diversity and creativity of the LGBTQ+ community.

Cedar Springs Road is a prime gathering place for Dallas’ LGBTQ+ community and is just minutes from Downtown Dallas.

Queer & Gay Bars in Town

Try out popular local spots around town - J.R.'s Bar & Grill, Sue Ellen’s, Barbara's Pavilion, Pekers Bar, Alexandre's, Woody's, The Rose Room, Kaliente, TMC or Station 4.

Bisexual & Gay Sauna

And the gay sauna in Dallas is Club Dallas.

Why Pride is Important

But Pride in Dallas is not just about the parade and parties. There are also a variety of other events and activities throughout the weekend, including concerts, and cultural events. These events provide opportunities for people to come together, socialize, and celebrate the progress that has been made in the fight for LGBTQ+ rights.

One of the most memorable aspects of pride is the sense of community that permeates the event. People from all backgrounds and identities come together in Oak Lawn to celebrate their shared experiences and to show their support for one another. The event is a powerful reminder of the importance of unity and solidarity in the ongoing struggle for equality.

Despite the progress that has been made in recent years, the fight for LGBTQ+ rights is far from over. Pride in Dallas serves as a reminder that there is still work to be done, but also as a celebration of how far we have come. It is a joyous and affirming event that brings people together in a spirit of love and acceptance.

And don't miss out on Dallas Southern Pride and Texas Latino Pride Music Festival.

Festival

The Pride in Dallas Festival takes place over a week of festivities that can be found throughout the major LGBTQ+ areas of Uptown, Oak Lawn and Cedar Springs Road. Cedar Springs Road is the major gathering place for Dallas’ LGBTQ+ community, where most of the bars, restaurants and clubs are located in Dallas. There will be tons of vendors, cocktail bars, special themed events, brunches and fellow pride-goers to celebrate with during the festival!

Pride Parade

The pride parade route goes through the Oak Lawn area of Dallas down Cedar Springs Road and is free to attend. The parade ends late afternoon, then the pride festivities will continue on throughout the surrounding area's LGBTQ+ venues. Be ready for a rainbow blast of festivities and make sure to hydrate. Bring your pride and be ready to celebrate!

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Crowd

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

Music

  • Country
  • Dance
  • DJ
  • EDM
  • Hip Hop
  • Latin
  • Live
  • Pop
  • R&B
  • Top 40

Dates & Hours

September 6 - 8, 2024

Friday
September 6
 
 
Saturday
September 7
 
 
Sunday
September 8
 
 
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