Celebrate Pride in Lawrence
In June, we celebrate the LGBTQ+ community in Lawrence with special events like live music, drag performances, parties, and the annual parade down Mass Street. Use this page as your Lawrence Pride Guide, and plan to get in on the fun as we support and uplift one another during the most colorful month of the year!
Countdown to Pride Month
Lawrence PRIDE is thrilled to announce its annual celebration of LGBTQ+ pride, set to take place on Saturday, June 3, 2023. This year’s event promises to be bigger and better than ever before, with a street party and parade that will showcase the diversity and inclusivity of the Lawrence, Kansas, community.
- The Jazzhaus
- Recurring weekly on Thursday
Come support these aspiring entertainers as they strut their talents all over the Jazzhaus stage each month.
Ring Ring! Ur fave bimbos @prairiebimbos are calling! Come join every first wednesday of the month @ 8 PM. Checkout @henrysupstairs the week before for themed outfit details. $3 for one card or $5 for three cards
June is coming up and you know what that means, PRIDE Month! Join Jungle House and Lawrence Queer Collective for our first ever art market in the new shop at 6 East 7th St. June 10, 10am to 2pm. Come support your local queer artists/makers!
All Ages SUN | Jun 11 | 3:30–4:30 PM | Auditorium Join our host Deja Brooks as she reads and performs stories embracing our local LGBT community and celebrating families of all kinds. Deja’s Reading Rainbow is a storytime about love and friendship, being different and...
- RPG | Restaurant, Pub, & Games
- Recurring monthly on the 2nd Sunday
It's Brunch and Bingo every second Sunday with your host, Carma Lea, along with a special guest performer. Tables are first come, first serve, so be sure to get in early to snag your spot in our Upstairs Dining Room. Stay till the end to stand a chance to win a prize in our free...
Join your host: KyKy Mo-Dean, as they guide you through the drag cosmos of KyKy's Kiki: INTERGALACTIC!! 18+ WED June 14th @ 10 PM with performances by: Eda Bull Micha Anne Jenny Pierce Mx. Diagnosed Eileen Understaalz Chay D. Boots Nerdy Nita Ema Eagle and KyKy Mo-Dean
Deja's PRIDE Cabaret Drag yourself out for a night of fabulousness, featuring Daisy Buckët, Genewa Stanwyck, Mulan, Christa Collins, and Kansas Campbell. Tables of 4, 6 and 8 available. This show will sell out. Doors open at 7:00 PM. Show begins at 8:00 PM. This is a ticketless...
THURSDAY NIGHT PARTY W/ DJ CARMA
- Henry's Upstairs
- Recurring monthly on the last Saturday
Come party every last Saturday of the month for a queer inclusive dance party! No judgements here, we all just wanna have fun! DJ set be @chanceromance Music vibe announced week prior. $3 cover *Checkout out @henrysupstairs on Instagram or Facebook for theme deets the week prior!...
SATURDAY NIGHT SHOW W/ LAWRENCE BURLESQUE SOCIETY SHOWCASE FEATURING: SHE SAID https://www.facebook.com/meallthewayhomeinthecar THE MAD KINGS https://www.facebook.com/themadkingsinnolaw & DJ CARMA - ON THE PATIO https://www.instagram.com/bcchrisler/
Directed by Kevin Willmott RUN TIME: 1 hour POST SHOW: Filmmaker Q&A PRE-SHOW: Parker short film by Sharon Liese (13min) This event is presented in partnership with KU Film and Media Studies ABOUT THE FILM: Directed by Oscar winner Kevin Willmott, this feature length...
- Lawrence Public Library
- Recurring monthly on the 1st
Grades 4th–8th 2nd MON | 4–5 PM | Readers’ Theater Free, but register online or at 785-843-3833 (Registration: 25) Calling all LGBTQ+ kids and allies! We’re building community, hanging out, and supporting each other with a monthly hangout. This club is for kids and...
Welcome to the greatest month of the year, Lawrence! Because Lawrence is such a vibrant, eccentric, and accepting place to be, we tend to pull out all the stops for PRIDE month. There are events for celebrators of every age, and we’ve done...