Here’s where you can celebrate Pride Month around Dallas-Fort Worth

Participants carry a Texas-themed pride flag during the annual Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade celebrating Pride Month at Fair Park on Sunday, June 4, 2023, in Dallas. Photo: Smiley N. Pool/The Dallas Morning News

June is Pride Month, a time to celebrate diversity and inclusivity for all. Here’s a guide to some of the events happening this weekend and beyond, including the Dallas Pride Music Festival and Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade at Fair Park, the Dallas Arts District Pride Block Party, and Pride in Bloom weekend at the Dallas Arboretum. Check event websites for possible schedule changes and other updates, and visit for more Pride Month listings.


The annual exhibition presented by Arttitude showcases the works of established and emerging queer artists and celebrates the diversity, complexity and resilience of the LGBTQ community.

Continues through June 8 at the Oak Cliff Cultural Center, Dallas. Free.


The community Pride festival will have food trucks, live music, trivia, storytime, artisan and nonprofit booths, and plenty of glitter fun. Donations of nonpershishable food and personal hygiene products will benefit Metrocrest Services.

June 1 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Horizon Unitarian Universalist Church, Carrollton. Free.


Dance music artist Crystal Waters and American Idol finalist David Hernandez headline an evening benefiting the Greg Dollgener Memorial AIDS Fund. Paul J. Williams, aka Sister Helen Holy, will handle emceeing duties. Guests can also take part in a silent auction, raffle and after-party.

June 7 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at Station 4, Dallas. Tickets start at $40.


The Dallas Arboretum celebrates Pride Month with a weekend of LGBTQ artisans, entertainers, chefs demonstrations and small business vendors. Shop in the vendors market and enjoy live entertainment, including performances by the Turtle Creek Chorale on June 8 and the Women’s Chorus of Dallas on June 9. Visit Pecan Grove, where you can get cozy in one of the 150 hammocks set up as part of Summer at the Arboretum: Endless Summer. On June 8-9, admission to the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden is free, and there will be hands-on STEM activities for the family.

June 8-9 at the Dallas Arboretum. Advance timed tickets are required. Parking is $15, $11 if purchased online.


An outdoor celebration will feature street fair vendors and performers including Dixon Dallas, Alyssa Edwards, Jujubee, Betty Who and Kameron Ross. Leashed pets are welcome.

June 8 from 6 to 11 p.m. at Levitt Pavilion, Arlington. Free with advance registration.


Arttitude presents an inclusive event where LGBTQ artists and performers can freely share their stories and experiences. There will be poetry and other performances as well as vendors. Doors open at 6 p.m.

June 13 at 7 p.m. at Latino Cultural Center, Dallas. Free.


Dallas Southern Pride marks Juneteenth and Pride Month during a four-day gathering in Dallas. Events include the Mr. and Miss Dallas Southern Pride Pageant on June 13, the Unity Festival and Pool Party, and a closing day trap music brunch on June 16. Check the website for the full schedule and details.

June 13-16 at various locations in Dallas. Ticket prices vary by event.


It’s Pride night as FC Dallas takes on St. Louis. Keep your seat after the match for a 1,000 drone and LED light show. Pride Frisco will receive a percentage of game ticket sales.

June 15 starting at 7:30 p.m. at Toyota Stadium, Frisco. Tickets start at $19.


Celebrate Pride Month with an evening of live tunes, cultural performances, food trucks and shopping at the Wandering Roots artisan market. Friendly pets are welcome.

June 15 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Magnolia Green, Fort Worth. Free.


Stefan Newman, host of the Queer Factor variety show, emcees a stand-up comedy show featuring LGBTQ performers that benefits Dallas Hope Charities.

June 15 at 5 p.m. at the Dallas Comedy Club, Dallas. $20.


The Dallas Arts District celebrates Pride Month with performances by the Turtle Creek Chorale, Uptown Players, Bruce Wood Dance, Dezi 5 and others. The street party also features art and artists, family activities and food trucks. The Nasher Sculpture Center will present a special Pride edition of ’Til Midnight at the Nasher from 6 p.m. to midnight with music and a movie in the sculpture garden. The Dallas Museum of Art will host a Pride-themed Late Night with Kiki Ball dancers, drag queen-guided tours of the galleries, movie screenings and queer comedy. A Pride edition of silent disco starts at 8 p.m. in Klyde Warren Park.

June 21 from 6 p.m. to midnight in the Dallas Arts District. Free.

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