15 Gay Pride Events in Wisconsin

With these 15 gay pride events happening in the next few months, no matter where you’re visiting in Wisconsin, there’s a chance to celebrate. Pride Month is just the start to connect with the LGBTQ+ and ally communities in person and virtually.

Get ready to shine at these upcoming gay pride events, and don’t forget to share your photos using #TravelWI.


Ride With Pride - Milwaukee Area

Saturday, June 5, 2021, at 10 a.m.
House of Harley-Davidson, 6221 W. Layton Ave., Greenfield

Ride With Pride is the season kickoff event for the Wisconsin Pride Rides motorcycle group. While there won't be a Pride Fest this year, you can still roar into Pride Month with a safety-conscious, socially distanced ride.

Event info | Website

Sheboygan County Virtual Pride Celebration - Sheboygan County

June 5, 2021, 7-9 p.m. - Virtual event

The event will feature special guests Tammy Baldwin, Ryan Sorenson plus musicians, artists and door prizes! Livestream details shared on the Alliance Facebook and Instagram: @SheboyganLGBTQAlliance.

Event info | Website

Chippewa Valley Pride - Eau Claire

Saturday, June 12, 2021, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., drag show at 3 p.m.
Phoenix Park, 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Chippewa Valley Pride, put on by the Chippewa Valley LGBTQ+ Community Center, is back this year with vendors, game booths, a DJ and the annual Drag in the Park event featuring local drag performers.

Event info | Website

Stevens Point Pride - Stevens Point

Saturday, June 12, 2021, at 12 p.m.
Pfiffner Park, 1100 Crosby Ave., Stevens Point

Join the celebration with live entertainment, plenty of drag and an appearance by the mayor!

Event info | Facebook event

Brewer’s Pride Night - Milwaukee

Monday, June 14, 2021, 7:10 p.m.
American Family Field, 1 Brewers Way, Milwaukee

Brewers play the Reds! Come see a game, show your pride and receive a Brewers rainbow fanny pack.

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Central Wisconsin Pride - Aniwa

Friday, June 18, 2021, to Saturday, June 19, starting at 2 p.m.
Motorama Auto Museum, 181705 Stradale Ln, Aniwa

A weekend of acceptance, vendors, speakers, drag shows, fashion show, dance party, food and camping.

Event info | Facebook group

Open Door Pride - Door County

Saturday, June 26, 2021, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Virtual event
Martin Park, 207 S 3rd Ave, Sturgeon Bay

Join the 5th Annual Pride Festival event for Door County from wherever you are. This year, it will be a virtual event with a live ceremony held at noon.

Event info | Website

Pride Ride - Downtown Madison

Sunday, June 27, 2021, 9 a.m
McPike Park, 202 S. Ingersoll St., Madison

A ride to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. Everyone is welcome at this Pride Ride, so bring your family, neighbors, coworkers, and friends. Meet at McPike Park and the ride will last about an hour. This event is hosted by Trek Bicycle Madison West (Madison West) and Trek Bicycle Madison East (Madison East).

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Pride Picnic - Fond du Lac

Sunday, June 27, 2021, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Lakeside Park, 555 N. Park Ave., Fond du Lac

An event that brings together LGBTQ+ people and their allies to celebrate individuality, inclusiveness and community. Enjoy a drag photo booth, live music, bake sale, free mom hugs, chalk and bubbles, and more!

Event info


A Weekend of Pride – Green Bay

August 20-22, 2021 - Various times
Napalese Lounge and Grill, 1351 Cedar St., Green Bay

Come see the unveiling of the newest LGBTQ+ mural by artist Loschue Lo, a symbolic opening of the location’s new front door, local entertainment, drag queen performances, a visit from the mayor and more! Stay tuned for more by checking event info.

Also happening over the weekend: celebrate the LGBTQ+ Stories of Northeastern Wisconsin community launch on August 20 from 6-8 p.m. at The Art Garage, 1400 Cedar St. in Green Bay. See the launch of local LGBTQ+ stories and history, with exhibits running Saturday, August 21, noon to 6 p.m., and Sunday, August 22, noon – 4 p.m. at The Art Garage.


Magic Pride Fest - Madison

Sunday, August 22, 2021, from 1 to 6 p.m. - Virtual event

OutReach LGBTQ+ Community Center is hosting this virtual event, streamed via the Magic Pride website, as well as the OutReach Facebook page and Youtube page. It will include entertainment, speakers, hosts, and more.

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Kenosha Pride - Kenosha

Sunday, August 22, 2021, at 11 a.m. (Festival grounds will open at 12:30 p.m., officially starting at 1 p.m.)
Veterans Memorial Park, 625 52nd St., Kenosha

Pride events this year will kick off with an annual march. The Pride March will begin gathering, socializing, and sign making at 11 a.m. at Library Park. At noon, the group will head up Sheridan Road and then to Veteran's Memorial Park, where the rest of the festivities will be held.

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Pride in the Park - La Crosse

Saturday, September 11, 2021, at 11 a.m.
Riverside Park, 50 State St, La Crosse

More info will be available in the coming months about the event hosted by The Center: 7 Rivers LGBTQ Connection. Lookout for updates via the website link below.

Event info | Website

Viroqua Area Pride - Viroqua

Saturday, September 25, 2021, - TBA

Save the date! For more info on the upcoming pride celebration in Viroqua, check the event info page below for updates.

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PridetoberFest - Milwaukee

Oct. 8 and 9, 2021 - Friday at 3 p.m. to midnight and Saturday noon to midnight
Henry Maier Festival Park, 200 N. Harbor Drive, Milwaukee

Although Milwaukee's main pride fest was canceled due to COVID-19, Milwaukee Pride Inc. will be hosting "PridetoberFest" at Henry Maier Festival Park in October, which is LGBTQ+ history month. Get ready for PridetoberFest and enjoy dancing, live entrainment, food trucks and more.


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