2017 New England Pride Season & LGBTQ Events*

New England Pride SeasonPhoto: TRT/Steve Jewett

The Rainbow Times has compiled this comprehensive list of Pride and LGBT Events not just about the New England Pride Season in events, but also for those nearby (and not so nearby) events as well. We are constantly adding to these. Please feel free to send your submissions to us.*


JUNE Events

June 1; North Shore LGBTQ Flag Raising; Salem @ 11a in Riley Plaza; Beverly @ 191 Cabot St., Beverly @ 5:30p; Danvers @ 10a at the Town Hall in 1 Sylvan St., Danvers; Peabody @ 1p

June 1-4; Women of Color Weekend; P-Town; FMI: https://goo.gl/qvnvp1

June 2; BP Flag Raising Ceremony; 12pm; City Hall Plaza; Boston, MA; FMI: https://goo.gl/S1HZUR

June 2-10; 30th CT LGBT Film Festival; FMI: https://goo.gl/MTBqrT

June 3; Hull Pride; Hull Yacht Club (5 Fitzpatrick Way, Hull, MA); FMI: https://goo.gl/JVIw1s

June 3; New Bedford Pride; Buttonwood Park, 1 Oneida St; 9:30a-4p; New Bedford, MA; FMI: https://goo.gl/rAErQe

June 3; Concord NH Pride: The Official After Party; 4-10p; Tandy’s Pub; FMI: https://goo.gl/B36iYe

June 4; The Silver Party; 3-7p; Brookline Holiday Inn; FMI: (857) 313-6590

June 4; AIDS Walk Boston; 10a; FMI: https://goo.gl/H0qfFs

June 4; North Shore Pride Volunteer Pizza Party; Flying Saucer Pizza Company; 118 Washington St, Salem, MA; 12-4p; FMI: https://goo.gl/fQtc49

June 5; Empire O.P.E.N. Networking Event; 1 Marina Park Dr, Boston; GPS: 55 Northern Ave; 6-9p; FMI: jhanley@bneg.com

June 5; Gloucester Flag Raising; Noon; Gloucester City Hall; 9 Dale Ave.

June 5; North Shore Pride Kick-Off Party at the PEM (Peabody Essex Museum); 161 Essex St; Salem; DJ Andrea Stamas & Gunpowder Gelatine Band; 6-9p; FMI: https://goo.gl/fQtc49

June 7; LGBTQ LOL: A Queer Comedy Showcase; 9-10p; VT Comedy Club; 101 Main St, Burlington; FMI: https://goo.gl/0Lbstt

June 8-11; Washington DC Capital Pride; FMI: https://goo.gl/4LeJ2p

June 9; Youth At Risk Conference;  8:00a-4p; Salem State University; FMI: https://goo.gl/8mMtQF

June 10; Washington DC Capital Pride Parade; 4:30-7:30p; FMI: https://goo.gl/bCB1w3

June 11; Washington DC Capital Pride Festival; 12-7p; https://goo.gl/xOKe5N

June 9; Boston Dyke March; Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common. Performers 6p, March @ 7p; FMI: https://goo.gl/5LtyIi

June 9-11; Boqueron, PR Pride; FMI: TBA

June 10; Boston Pride Parade; 12noon; Copley Square to City Hall Plaza, Boston; https://goo.gl/UAfPTx

June 10; Boston Pride Festival; 11a-7p; City Hall Plaza; FMI: https://goo.gl/3E5Eb

June 10; Youth Dance; City Hall Plaza; 6-10p; Under 21; FMI: https://goo.gl/xMCaG9

June 10; ESME Women’s Block Party; Tremont & LaGrange Streets; FMI: https://goo.gl/Z3qM2J

June 11; Rhode Island Rainbow Flag Raising at City Hall; 6p; Providence City Hall; 25 Dorrance St, RI; FMI: https://goo.gl/E9ivwv

June 11; Back Bay Block Party; 1-9p; St James Ave at Berkeley St, Boston, MA; FMI: https://goo.gl/UA2R65

June 11; JP Block Party; 1-8p; Perkins St at Center St, Jamaica Plain, MA; FMI: https://goo.gl/zUKWBu

June 11; Capital Pride Festival (DC); 12-7p; FMI: https://goo.gl/xOKe5N

June 11; LA Pride #Resist March; 8a-1p; https://goo.gl/KRuRcM

June 10-11; LA Pride Festival; FMI: https://goo.gl/k9M62p

June 12; Pulse (Orlando) Memorial by nAGLY; Fountain area outside Museum Place Mall, Salem; FMI: https://goo.gl/KkZOwJ

June 16; NYC Pride Rally; 6-8p; Foley Sq; FMI: https://goo.gl/VIYQZD

June 16; Mitchell Gold & Bob Williams Summer Social Event; Burlington Signature Storel 22 Third Ave, Burlington, MA; Cocktails & Social; 6-9p; FMI: https://goo.gl/fQtc49

June 17; Chicago Pride Fest; 11a-10p; FMI: https://goo.gl/bLIrQD

June 17-18; RI 41st Annual PrideFest & Illuminated Night Parade; 17/11a-18/2a; 1055 Westminster St, RI; FMI: https://goo.gl/rSHrnV (More events & Story here!)

June 18; Philly Pride Parade & Festival; FMI: https://goo.gl/dJzJTx

June 9-18; Pride Portland!; FMI: https://goo.gl/nSKX99

June 22, 2017: North Shore Pride InterFaith Celebration; Tabernacle Church; 50 Washington St, Salem; 7-9p; FMI: https://goo.gl/fQtc49

June 23, 2017: The Rainbow Times 10-Year Anniversary Boat Cruise to Benefit North Shore Pride; FMI: https://goo.gl/QjbQsi; (SOLD OUT – Join us for the 2nd Benefit Cruise on Sunday, June 25th, See below)

June 24; North Shore Pride Parade; Steps off at Riley Plaza, Salem, Noon; Ends at Salem Common at 1p; https://goo.gl/fQtc49

June 24; North Shore Pride Festival; Salem Common; Washington Square, Salem; 1-5p; FMI: https://goo.gl/fQtc49

June 24; North Shore Pride Official Adult After Party; Patio @ Murphy’s Pub; 300 Derby St; Salem; 5-9p; FMI: https://goo.gl/fQtc49

June 24; 2017 Youth After Party Sponsored by North Shore Pride; nAGLY Center at Museum Place Mall; 2 East India Square, Suite 121; Salem; 5-9p; FMI: https://goo.gl/fQtc49

June 24; NYC Youth Pride; 12-6p; https://goo.gl/7xNcmE

June 24; 2nd Annual Greater Lowell Pride Event; 1-5p; Utopia Park; FMI: https://goo.gl/eWqwWK

June 24; Franklin County Pride; 1p march; Greenfield Middle School; 2-4p Rally at Energy Park; FMI: https://goo.gl/2u5JOJ

June 25; First Annual Senior Pride Celebration Tea Dance; Salem Waterfront Hotel; 225 Derby St, Salem; 2-6p; FMI: https://goo.gl/AFusRc

June 25; The Ultimate Pride Splash Benefit Cruise; Join Pulse Orlando survivor Christopher Hansen & DJ Andrea Stamas for the ultimate final bash to North Shore Pride weekend on the water! 3-5:30p; Pickering Wharf Marina; FMI: https://goo.gl/yqeeAl

June 25; NYC Pride Parade; noon; FMI: https://goo.gl/SGuCp2

June 23-25; Pride Toronto Festival Weekend; Toronto, Canada FMI: https://goo.gl/Crds

June 25; Pride Toronto Parade; Toronto, Canada; FMI: https://goo.gl/Crds

June 25; 48th Annual Chicago Pride Parade; 12-3p; FMI: https://goo.gl/SN7BK2

June 30; CT’s Youth LGBTQ True Colors End of Year Celebration; 6:30p; 30 Arbor St; FMI: https://goo.gl/tA5aaV


JULY Events

July 18-22; Girl Splash – A Summer Week for Women; Provincetown; FMI: https://goo.gl/n7w5T0



August 12-18; P-Town Carnival (Gods and Goddesses); FMI: https://goo.gl/y0AQpL

August 16-20; 20th Annual NYC Black Pride; FMI: https://goo.gl/Wub2tL



Sept. 6-10; Hartford Capital City Pride Week; FMI: https://goo.gl/4fqxh1

September 6-10; Worcester Pride; FMI: https://goo.gl/gKYLtL or https://goo.gl/ixlAIH; More events and story here!

September 7; Pride Flag Raising; 3p; Worcester City Hall Plaza, 455 Main St; FMI: https://goo.gl/gKYLtL

September 9; Hartford Capital City Pride PrideFest; 12-6p; Pump House, Prattt St.; FMI: https://goo.gl/Pj2S0z



October 1-15; Miami’s Hispanic LGBT Pride Festival; https://goo.gl/D4RX9q

Oct. 9-15; Women’s Festival; Provincetown; FMI: https://goo.gl/evQEa0


*These events come from the hosting organizations and time, dates and places can change at the last minute given any number of reasons. Please always double check the information page for each event before attending an event.

*If you’d like to add to this list, please send your events for July, August, September and October 2017 to trtcontactus@gmail.com.

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