17 LGBTQ+ Pride Events in Wisconsin

With these 17 LGBTQ+ Pride events happening in the next few months, no matter where you’re visiting in Wisconsin, there’s a chance to celebrate. Join LGBTQ+ and ally communities at events across the state during Pride month and beyond!

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

PrideFest - Milwaukee 

June 2-4, 2022
Henry W. Maier Festival Park (Summerfest Grounds), 200 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee

Wisconsin’s largest Pride event, this 3-day extravaganza brings people together in celebration of the LGBTQ+ community. Dance the days away with a star-studded lineup of live entertainment, peruse vendors, savor your fill of food trucks and much more.

Ride With Pride - Milwaukee Area

Friday, June 3, 2022, 3 p.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. What started as one rider’s idea is now unofficially the largest LGBTQ+ motorcycle run.

Wausau Pride - Wausau

Saturday, June 4, 2022
400 Block, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Whitewater Music Hall, 6-10 p.m.

There's a lot planned for Wausau Pride! Start with family-friendly fun at the 400 Block in downtown Wausau with live music, bounce houses, an outdoor movie, vendors and the unveiling of a mural celebrating the LGBTQ+ community. Then at 6 p.m., enjoy drag and open mic performances with fancy cocktails at the Whitewater Music Hall.

Pride Ride - Madison

Saturday, June 4, 2022, 2-5:45 p.m.
Breese Stevens Field, 917 E Mifflin St, Madison

Trek and Forward Madison FC are hosting Madison’s second annual Pride Ride. Bring your bicycle and ride in celebration of love, diversity and the LGBTQ+ community’s powerful history. Everyone is welcome, so bring your family, neighbors, coworkers and friends! Registration starts a 2 p.m. at Breese Stevens Field, a rolling start kicks off at 3 p.m. and following the ride, you’re invited to happy hour back at Breese Stevens before the Forward Madison FC’s 7 p.m. soccer game.

Brewers Pride Night - Milwaukee

Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 7:10 p.m.
American Family Field, 1 Brewers Way, Milwaukee

Brewers play the Phillies! Come see a game, show your pride and receive a clear Brewers Pride backpack.

Chippewa Valley Pride in the Park - Eau Claire

Saturday, June 11, 2022, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Phoenix Park, 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Chippewa Valley Pride, put on by the Chippewa Valley LGBTQ+ Community Center, is celebrating Pride with vendors, food trucks, drag show, live music and more family-friendly activities. The theme this year is “Renew,” celebrating growth and the community’s thriving future.

Lake Pepin Pride - Stockholm

Saturday, June 11, 2022
Celebration in the Park, 11 a.m.-3p.m. | Drag Extravaganza, 6-9 p.m.

Join Lake Pepin Pride has they host their 2nd annual Pride Celebration in Stockholm. Start the day at the Celebration in the Park at Stockholm’s Village Park with entertainment, food trucks, speakers and more family-friendly fun with views of Lake Pepin. Then, spend the evening at the Humble Moon for an outdoor Drag Extravaganza.

Stevens Point Pride - Stevens Point

Saturday, June 11, 2022, at 12-10 p.m.
Pfiffner Park, 1100 Crosby Ave, Stevens Point

Join the celebration with family-friendly fun, plenty of drag, live music, live theater and more. And for anyone who’s thought about giving drag a try, sign up for So You Think You Can Drag, back for its second year.

Central Wisconsin Pride - Aniwa

Friday, June 17, 2022, to Saturday, June 18
Motorama Auto Museum, 181705 Stradale Ln, Aniwa

A weekend celebrating inclusion with vendors, speakers, drag shows, fashion show, dance party, food and camping.

Viroqua Area Pride - Viroqua

Saturday, June 18, 2022, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Eckhart Park, 499 W Decker St, Viroqua

With two drag shows that are sure to dazzle, live music including urban jazz, vendors and more, come celebrate the LGBTQ+ community at this Pride festival.

Open Door Pride - Door County

Saturday, June 25, 2022, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Martin Park, 207 S 3rd Ave, Sturgeon Bay

Join the 6th Annual Pride Festival event for Door County in Sturgeon Bay. This year, there are new vendors and entertainment by DJ Sarah Atawa.

Sheboygan Pride Picnic - Sheboygan

June 25, 2022, 12-6 p.m.
City Green, 710 New York Ave, Sheboygan

The event will feature live music, drag performances, food trucks, family-friendly games, artists and more. Put on by the Sheboygan County LGBTQ Alliance, you’re invited to join in celebrating the area’s LGBTQ+ community.

Pride Picnic - Fond du Lac

Sunday, June 26, 2022, 12-7 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!

Kenosha Pride - Kenosha

Sunday, July 10, 2022, at 12 p.m.
Veterans Memorial Park, 5220 6th Ave, Kenosha

This year, Kenosha Pride is celebrating their 10th anniversary! Come celebrate with community, live entertainment, family-friendly activities and more.

Magic Festival - Madison

Sunday, August 21, 2022, 1-6 p.m.
Warner Park, 2930 N Sherman Ave, Madison

OutReach LGBTQ+ Community Center is hosting annual-favorite Pride celebration in Madison. Including entertainment, speakers, hosts and more — all are invited!

Pride in the Park - La Crosse

Saturday, September 10, 2021, at 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Riverside Park, 100 State St, La Crosse

Hosted by The Center: 7 Rivers LGBTQ Connection, Pride in the Park is an event for all ages. Enjoy the electric atmosphere while celebrating with vendors, community groups, kids' activities, food and more.

N.E.W. Pride AliveDe Pere

September 23-24, 2022
Brown County Fairgrounds, 1500 Ft Howard Ave, De Pere

Join the Green Bay area’s celebration — for the first time over 2 days — of the LGBTQ+ community, resilience and equality. Enjoy drag shows, fireworks, live music and more!

Article header photo by Show Stopping Photography.

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