With these LGBTQ+ Pride events happening this summer, 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 1-3, 2023
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, 2023, 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. What started as one rider’s idea is now unofficially the largest LGBTQ+ motorcycle run anywhere. Join the fun by meeting at the House of Harley-Davidson in Milwaukee and ride with pride!
Wausau Pride - Wausau
Saturday, June 3, 2023
400 Block, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. | The Grand Theater, 7:30-9:30 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, vendors and more. Then at night, enjoy drag and open mic performances with fancy cocktails at the Grand Theater. More information to come!
Pride Ride - Madison
Lat year, Trek and Forward Madison FC hosted Madison’s second annual Pride Ride where everyone was invited to bring their bikes and ride in celebration of love, diversity and the LGBTQ+ community’s powerful history. Check back for details on the event for 2023.
Brewers Pride Night - Milwaukee
Wednesday, June 7, 2023, 6:40 p.m.
American Family Field, 1 Brewers Way, Milwaukee
Brewers play the Baltimore Orioles at Brewers Pride Night! Come see a game, show your pride and receive a Brewers Pride t-shirt!
Chippewa Valley Pride in the Park - Eau Claire
Saturday, June 10, 2023, 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.
Lake Pepin Pride - Stockholm
Stevens Point Pride - Stevens Point
Saturday, June 10, 2023
Pfiffner Park, 1100 Crosby Ave, Stevens Point
Join Stevens Point Pride with family-friendly fun, plenty of drag, live music, live theater and more. More event details to come!
Central Wisconsin Pride - Aniwa
Viroqua Area Pride - Viroqua
Saturday, June 17, 2023
Eckhart Park, 499 W Decker St, Viroqua
With drag shows that are sure to dazzle, live music, vendors and more, come celebrate the LGBTQ+ community at Viroqua Area Pride. More event details to come.
Open Door Pride - Door County
Saturday, June 24, 2023
Martin Park, 207 S 3rd Ave, Sturgeon Bay
Join the 7th Annual Open Door Pride Festival event for Door County in Sturgeon Bay. This year, there are new vendors and entertainment all with the mission of making Door County a welcoming place to live and visit.
Sheboygan Pride Picnic - Sheboygan
The Sheboygan Pride Picnic 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. Stay tuned for more information on this year’s celebration.
Pride Picnic - Fond du Lac
Sunday, June 25, 2023, 12-8 p.m.
Lakeside Park, 555 N. Park Ave., Fond du Lac
Fond du Lac’s Pride Picnic 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, resources and more!
Kenosha Pride - Kenosha
Veterans Memorial Park, 5220 6th Ave, Kenosha
This year, Kenosha Pride will be celebrating their 11th anniversary! Come celebrate with community, live entertainment, family-friendly activities and more. Details to come.
Magic Festival - Madison
Pride in the Park - La Crosse
Saturday, September 9, 2023, at 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
16 E Veterans Memorial Drive
Hosted by The Center: 7 Rivers LGBTQ Connection, La Crosses's 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 Alive – De Pere
Article header photo by Show Stopping Photography.