June is officially Pride month and there’s an incredible array of fun and unique events to celebrate this year’s theme “Generations of Strength.” Discover some of the many activities happening in the SF Bay Area during the SF Pride Parade and Celebration weekend below.


THURSDAY, JUNE 21

Film
Frameline Film Festival at Castro Theatre
The San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival celebrates ground-breaking films that reflect the diversity of queer stories from across the globe.

Sports
SF Giants LGBT Night at AT&T Park
All members of the LGBT community, as well as family, friends and organizations are invited to come out and show their pride at this event!

Dance
PRIDE Night at ODC
Join either our Roryography class or Vogue & Tone – the best part is, the class is free! Afterwards we’re hosting a reception to celebrate inclusion, diversity and community. Please arrive early to ensure you get a spot in the class.

Discussion
Harvey Milk: His Lives and Death at JCCSF
The JCCSF welcomes guests to look back at the life and legacy of Harvey Milk (1930–1978) with LGBT historian Lillian Faderman, author of the new biography Harvey Milk: His Lives and Death.

Theater
Priscilla Queen of the Desert – The Musical
The musical is the heart-warming, uplifting adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship and end up finding more than they could have ever dreamed of.

Film
“Moonlight” Screening at Bayview Opera House
The coming-of-age drama “Moonlight” is nominated for eight Academy Awards. It tells the story of a gay African-American boy growing up in the impoverished Liberty City neighborhood of Miami.

Party
High Tide Pride at Hornblower Cruises
Featuring Honey Soundsystem, Le1f (DJ Set) & Special Guest! Enjoy live music, DJs, cocktails, wine tastings, and the Bay Area’s favorite Queens, Kochina Rude, and more on a 400-person sunset cruise!

Live Music, Community
The Commons’ 3rd Thursdays Block Party at Civic Center
Features bands curated by Another Planet Entertainment and food trucks and adult beverages from Off the Grid.

Party
XO presents Bad Habits at Brunos
For the LGBTQ Community, Queers, Trans, Ladies, Queens and Unicorns all are welcome! – The Bad Habits Crew.

Party
Bay Area Vogue Nights at Public Works
Swagger Like Us Presents Bay Area Vogue Nights w/ Dashuan Wesley, Byrell the Great, Jasmine Infiniti.

Live Music
Vanessa Bousay – Broadway Showtunes
Hailed by the Bay Area Reporter as “The Chanteuse of The Barbary Coast”, Vanessa Bousay is created by proud San Franciscan and classically trained baritone, Erik Chalfant.

Party
Touch Sensitive at Mezzanine
Procuring an undeniably 80s-aesthetic, the Touch Sensitive project represents a revitalized interest in the synth-pop and disco music from that era.

Party
SKYY Vodka’s Proudly American Pride Roller Disco
SKYY will be hosting a costume contest and a social media giveaway throughout the duration of the event for two lucky attendees to win their very own pair of vintage-inspired, red, white and blue roller skates and a disco ball.

 


FRIDAY, JUNE 22

Community
Trans March at Dolores Park
The 2018 march route will once again weave from Dolores Park to Market Street, then down Market Street to Taylor (6th St.), and turn onto Taylor towards Turk where we honor our Trans history and landmark of the Compton’s Cafeteria Riots and Vicki Mar Lane.

Party
Discwoman SF at 1015 Folsom
Started as a two-day festival at Bossa Nova Civic Club, Discwoman has since produced and curated events in 15+ cities—working with over 250 DJs and producers to-date.

Theater
SF Neo-Futurists: Infinite Pride
The San Francisco Neo-Futurists will unfurl 30 plays focused on sexuality, identity, community, and living in San Francisco in 60 hot and sweaty minutes.

Performance Arts
SF Gay Men’s Chorus presents Unbreakable at The Nourse
A groundbreaking world premiere work by Tony Award-nominated composer Andrew Lippa (I Am Harvey Milk, The Addams Family, Big Fish, The Wild Party).

Party
Transblender: a trans-tastic after-party and show – All Ages
Sprinkled in seamlessly throughout the evening will be a number of performers, representing not only a variety of acts, but a variety of transgender identities as well, from FTM to MTF to non-binary to genderqueer and beyond!

Party
So Stoked for Pride at DNA Lounge
The open display of the flag in different forms shows that the gay community has enormously gained in self-confidence. Acceptance has always been one of the main principals of raves. Let’s celebrate acceptance and equality!

Party
Electroluxx Pride Party at Public Works
3 stages with 50+ musicians and visual artists. Electroluxx is an inclusive art and dance community.

Party
Colossus PreWorkout Pride Kick-Off at The Great Northern
International Circuit Star DJs Alexander, Eddie Martinez.

Party
SF Gay Pride Sunset Cruise w/ DJ Barry Harris
Brian Kent Productions and Chris Hastings of Lookout team up to bring back this unique SELL OUT San Francisco Gay Pride experience that will uplift your soul and enliven your spirit.

Comedy
Do What You Love Comedy at WeWork Civic Center
Brought to you by comedians from the Comedy Store and SF Sketchfest.

See more photos at: https://photos.sfstation.com/

 


SATURDAY, JUNE 23

Community
SF Dyke March at Dolores Park
Dyke March is an inclusive event. Welcoming members of the LGBTQ community of every body, color, gender, ability, background, immigration status, income, and sexuality.

Party
Wild Things Queer Pride Party with Kehlani
Come join us for this fantastic event celebrating San Francisco Pride weekend and the rich diversity of District 10. DJ Legendary Spiider and the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence will be hosting and judging the first Bayview Ball!

Party
Pink Saturday Bayview Day Ball
Oakland native and Grammy-nominated artist Kehlani joins us to headline the biggest Queer Pride party in San Francisco, Wild Things. Fresh off her 2018 Asia Tour, she’s ready to bring SweetSextSavage back to the Bay Area.

Community
Pink Triangle Installation, Commemoration Ceremony
The pink triangle symbol has since evolved into an important reminder for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community of the continuing homophobia and inhumanity against them and other repressed minorities around the world.

Party
Swagger Like Us Presents TS Madison, Cakes Da Killa + Venus X
The 2018 march route will once again weave from Dolores Park to Market Street, then down Market Street to Taylor (6th St.), and turn onto Taylor towards Turk where we honor our Trans history and landmark of the Compton’s Cafeteria Riots and Vicki Mar Lane.

Dance
Vogue & Tone with Jose Xtravaganza at ODC
San Francisco Pride Celebrity Grand Marshal Jose Xtravaganza will be hosting a Vogue & Tone class. His class aims to teach you how to express your own story by creating shapes and silhouettes using your body.

Fitness
Pride Yoga Class at Phoenix Hotel
This poolside class will feature wellness cabanas and 100% natural essential oil products throughout with complimentary education.

Party
Gary Virginia and Donna Sachet’s 20th Annual Pride Brunch at Hotel Whitcomb
The three-hour, spectacular benefit starts with rousing musical entertainment by the Dixieland Dykes +3, hosted bars by Barefoot Wine & Bubbly and Tito’s Handmade Vodka.

Party
Devotion Pride at The Great Northern
One of San Francisco’s longest running event brands, Devotion returns for Pride 2018. With the Great Northern hosting the event and an awesome Void sound system this music journey of House music icons will surely be one for the books.

Festival
Free SF Pride Celebration at Civic Center Plaza
Hundreds of exhibitors and more than a dozen community-run stages from noon – 6pm.

Party
XOXO Pride San Francisco featuring Forever Telaviv at The Midway
Main Event from 10pm to 7am featuring SAGI KARIV (Israel), Enrico Meloni (Italy), Misha Skye (USA) and oen and only Maya Simantiv Live.

Party
Promised Land | Journey Into An Enchanted World at Verso
Main Event from 10pm to 7am featuring SAGI KARIV (Israel), Enrico Meloni (Italy), Misha Skye (USA) and oen and only Maya Simantiv Live.

Party
Born This Way, LGBTQ Dyke March After-Party at The Chapel

Party
Juanita More! Pride Saturday Night at New Venue
The site of the famed rock n’ roll venue Fillmore West. Also heralded as The Carousel Ballroom, this iconic venue is opening its doors for music & dancing for the first time since 1971. Dance all night under the stars on the top deck of SVN West.

Party
KoolAid SF Pride 2018 Day Party at The Endup
“Our favorite time of the year is almost here and we want to celebrate with you outside on the patio…shakin yo’ cherries!”

Party
Afterglow 2018: Pink Saturday Blacklight Discoteque at Space 550
Grab your dayglo, come play and shake what your momma gave you all night long at SF Pride’s premier Pink Saturday party.

Party
ShangriLa SF PRIDE Rendezvous Party at The Endup

 


SUNDAY, JUNE 24

Festival
SF Pride Parade
Kickoff at 10:30am along Market Street from Beale to 8th Street to Civic Center Plaza.

Party
Hard French Los Homos VIII at Mezzanine
Our 8th Annual Pride Party astroplanes your hella gay dreams with 1 Bruja Alley Party, an “Ay De Mi!” DJ line up, and live performances from space by Shopping and the Undeniable Legendary of Evelyn “Champagne” King.

Party
Hella Pride at The Chapel
Good VBZ is a movement that was created to uplift the community of color. We strive in creating a safe space free of judgment, negativity, and create spaces full of Good VBZ.

Party
Rooftop Pride Party overlooking Market Street
Our 8th Annual Pride Party astroplanes your hella gay dreams with 1 Bruja Alley Party, an “Ay De Mi!” DJ line up, and live performances from space by Shopping and the Undeniable Legendary of Evelyn “Champagne” King.

Party
Juanita More! Pride Sunday at Jones
This extravaganza is one of the only non-profit events of the weekend that supports some of San Francisco’s most needy organizations. This year Juanita has chosen TRUTH (TRans yoUTH), a joint program between Transgender Law Center and GSA Network.

Party
WERD. Annual Pride Closer w/ Jeniluv at Monarch

Party
The Stud is So Proud of You

Party
Pride Official VIP Party at SF City Hall
Featuring a hosted bar, delicious hors d’oeuvres, and three rooms of non-stop entertainment. Adjacent to all of the activities at the Celebration in Civic Center Plaza.

Party
VIDA SF Pride at Holy Cow
A social lounge & dance party for all Queer LGBTQ women who love women, their friends, and allies!

Party
Sanctuary Pride Workout at 1015

Party
Mighty Real PRIDE Poolside Party w/ Crystal Waters LIVE
Mighty Real Resident David Harness & welcoming back New York’s own, Tedd Patterson + a very special LIVE performance from Crystal Waters. BBQ, Beats, Drinks all day.

Party
Pride After Party at Blondie’s Bar

Party
Masters of the Unicorn Rooftop Party!