LA Pride Guide 2024: Parties, Parades, Music & More

Bust out the rainbows….

Hot on the heals of WeHo Pride, Los Angeles Pride kicks off June 8, produced by the Christopher Street West Association.

CSW was established in 1970 by co-founders Rev. Troy Perry, Rev. Bob Humphries, and Morris Kight to organize a gay parade in Los Angeles to commemorate the Stonewall Riots in New York City, the year prior. On June 28, 1970, approximately 2,000 people gathered on McCadden Place in Los Angeles, marched north to Hollywood Blvd, and proceeded east towards Vine Street. CSW’s “Gay Pride Parade” became the first permitted gay parade in the world

Today, LA Pride continues to be one of the largest LGBTQ+ Pride celebrations in the world. From the Pride In The Park Festival to the epic parade through Hollywood, check out what’s in store for LA Pride 2024.


LA Pride Parade

The annual LA Pride Parade is back and bigger than ever! The epic event on Sunday, June 9 will be the largest parade LA Pride has ever held with a staggering number of contingents, floats, dancers, and luminaries. The route will run north on Highland Blvd then head east on Hollywood Boulevard, and south on Cahuenga Boulevard. The best Parade viewing spots are along the middle of Hollywood Boulevard or on Highland. Step-off is at 11 a.m. sharp, so get there early to get a good spot. If you can’t be there. in person, be sure to watch the parade live on ABC7. It will also be streaming on Hulu.

2024 Grand Marshals include George Takei, Cassandro, El Exotico and LAFD Chief Kristin Crowley.

When: Sunday, June 9 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where: Hollywood 

LA Pride Block Party

After the Parade, find your friends where the rainbow ends, aka next to the Parade. The LA Pride Block Party is a free street festival two blocks from the Parade featuring live performances, the best food trucks in LA, beer gardens, outdoor bars, photo booths, activities like the Glamazon Pickleball court and more. The entire street will be transformed into a vibrant party with pride decorations, and entertainment, from drag queens to DJs to perform their fabulous shows throughout the afternoon and into evening.

When: Sunday, June 9 at 11 a.m.

Where: Hollywood Boulevard between Vine and Gower

Pride Night at Dodger Stadium

It’s root root root for the home team! Cheer on the LA Dodgers with pride against the Kansas City Royals at Pride Night at Dodger Stadium on June 14. This highly anticipated game day celebration will include pre-game Pride Party in the Centerfield Plaza with drink specials, DJ and several hundred of your fellow sporty gays. The game will also include a 50/50 raffle to benefit another respected LA nonprofit. Fans who purchase the special Pride ticket pack will receive an exclusive Dodger LGBTQ+ jersey upon entering stadium gates.

When: Friday, June 14 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Dodger Stadium, 1000 Elysian Park Avenue, Los Angeles

Buy Tickets: HERE

Pride is Universal at Universal Studios Hollywood

LA Pride’s epic after-hours party Pride Is Universal is back at Universal Studios Hollywood. With your Pride Is Universal ticket, begin entering Universal Studios Hollywood at 4 p.m. with a General Admission ticket, or at 2 p.m. with a VIP Universal Express ticket, and enjoy the park with the regular guests during public operating hours.

Then when the park closes to the public at 10 p.m. you get to stay until 2 a.m. for the Pride-only after-hours experience where the park comes alive with multiple DJs, dance areas, cash bars, 14 Universal characters and enhanced lighting throughout the park.  Plus the retail stores, select restaurants, Rides and attractions remain open just for Pride partygoers with shorter lines for more fun!

The event will also feature DJ Brynn Taylor taking over the Main Stage along with an epic Drag Show featuring performances by Morgan McMichaels, Kornbread Jetè, Alexis Mateo and Chad Michaels. All new elements for 2024 include an inclusive prom experience for guests of all ages with live DJs, prom photo backdrops, and more. For those with little ones, they also have an early hours Kids Club with live music, park characters and activities for the whole family before the park closes.

When: Saturday, June 15. Mix in as early as 2 p.m. for VIP, and 4 p.m. for GA. After Party starts at 10 p.m. and goes til 2 a.m..

Where: Universal Studios Hollywood, 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City

Buy Tickets: HERE

Pride Night at Cinespia

For Pride Night at Cinespia this year, get ready to party with diamonds in your eyes in at Hollywood Forever CemeteryThe cult classic, D.E.B.S. is a sapphic spectacle where romance blossoms between a secret spy and her mark. Lez be honest: what follows is a queer masterpiece and a marvel of green-screen-ography. The night will also feature a DJ dance party, free photobooth, beer and wine bar and food for every craving.

When: Saturday, June 22. Gates open at 7:15 p.m. Movie starts at 9 p.m.

Where: Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles

Buy Tickets: HERE


LA Pride In The Park Festival 

LA Pride In The Park is not just a music event with Grammy Award-winning artists, and first-class production on a massive 80-foot stage. LA Pride in the Park is an LGBTQ+ community event organized by CSW and held at LA Historic Park.

Global superstar Ricky Martin will headline the festival with additional performances by
Muna, Tokischa, JoJo Siwa, Sasha Velour, Latrice Royale, Jaida Essence Hall, Priyanka, Isaac Dunbar, Adiv and Alex Chapman.

The music is just a one part of what makes LA Pride in the Park the event of Pride Season. Guests will enjoy over 20 acres of activities, glow-ups, giveaways, and more from our amazing partners, exhibitors and vendors.

The Phoenix dedicated sober space will, once again, be a fest within the festival with a large area for games and activities. Erotic City will be accessible for those 18+ who want to partake in vendors, demos, and appearances that appeal to the kink community.

Ballroom returns to the Park with another FIERCE competition among the hottest houses in LA including the House of Miyake-Mugler, Kiki House of Coochie, Kiki House of Vivienne Westwood, Kiki House of Fubu and House of Tisci. It is a must-see. If you know, you know.

This year, the iconic LA Pride celebration will witness a remarkable show of solidarity as some of Los Angeles’ most esteemed professional sports teams come together to champion the LGBTQ+ community. The LA Dodgers, LA Lakers, LA Rams, Angel City Football Club, and the Los Angeles Football Club are uniting to support and celebrate diversity at LA Pride. Attendees can look forward to engaging in a variety of interactive games and spirited activities that highlight the unifying power of sports and the strength found in pride. This collaboration underscores the commitment of these organizations to inclusivity and equality, highlighting their role as powerful agents of positive change in our community.

New for 2024 will be the Trans Lounge, a fun and relaxing space for transgender and nonbinary people–as well as aspiring allies–to rest and unwind. Swing by and enjoy some house music, free gender-affirming giveaways, and information about local community orgs.

When: Saturday, June 8 at 1 p.m.

Where: LA Historic Park, 1245 N Spring St., Los Angeles

Buy Tickets: HERE


Jungle Beats & Rainbow Heat Pride Party at Academy LA

Before LA Pride weekend offically kicks off, stop by Academy LA to see Sam Blacky and friends for Jungle Beats & Rainbow Heat Pride Party (SOLD SEPARATELY – TIX HERE)

When: Wednesday, June 5 at 10 p.m.

Where: Academy LA, 6021 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles

Buy Tickets: HERE


REVERB is an all new dance party series, focused on bringing the music talent and production of EDM shows to the LGBTQ+ community. While some LA LGBTQ+ events play pop, circuit, disco, or warehouse music and parties some have a dark ominous vibe, REVERB is looking to add to the scene by booking mainstream, fun, upbeat DJs that play EDM bangers. REVERB is ready to set a fun, happy and upbeat EDC-like vibe.

Full itinerary of weekend events below:

DAY 1: Reverb x Venom LA Pride Kickoff Party

When: Friday June 7

Where: Catch One, 4067 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles

Buy Tickets HERE

DAY 2: Reverb Stage Takeover at Glamcocks (a Burning Man Camp Fundraiser) Pride Party

When: Saturday June 8

Where: Catch One, 4067 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles

Buy Tickets HERE

DAY 3: Reverb Dayclub Rooftop Pride Pool Party with Matt Suave

When: Sunday, June 9

Where: Andaz West Hollywood Rooftop Pool, 8401 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood

Buy Tickets: HERE

Pride In The Sky at Skybar at Mondrian

Aaron Colbert Entertainment & Above The Clouds are throwing an epic Pride pool party at Skybar at Mondrian in West Hollywood. There will be a special happy hour menu from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and DJ sets by Aaron himself, Haus Snob, Spencer Huff and Venessa Michaels. Come early as this event gets packed out. Make sure to bring your best swim suit and lewk!

When: Friday, June 7 from 3:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Skybar at Mondrian, 8440 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood

Get Tickets: HERE

Bass n Babes Presents: Rainbows & Wubs Pride For Ravers in DTLA

Bass n Babes is immersing its community in a world of rainbows and wubs to kick off LA Prisw weekend. If the rave is your home, this is the place to be. Come as your authentic self and get lost in the rave. The Bass Babe line up includes So Sus, Source Zero, Chrome Mami, BTCH PLZ and Baby K*sh. Peter Packer will MC.

Taking place at an iconic DTLA indoor/outdoor warehouse, the rave will include a Night Market where guests can shop  vendors including tattoos, piercings, tooth gems, rave accessories, jewelry, clothing and food. There will also be recycled rave fashion drive with Raveival to promote sustainability on the dance floor. Bring an item of rave clothing to donate and receive a drink ticket.

This is THE pride party for queers who love EDM, raves, and bass music.

When: Friday, June 7 from 9 p.m. to late

Where: DTLA

Get Tickets HERE

SWEAT LA Pride Party

Von Kiss, Tragik and Taste Ent will be hosting a massive Sweat LA Pride Party at Fountain LA in Koreatown. There will be two rooms and a huge outdoor patio packed with 1000+ fabulous  members. of the LGBTQ+ community. The DJ lineup includes Lezlee, Von Kiss, Tragik, Lezlee, Nico, P-Nasty and DJ Sammiiblendz.

When: Friday, June 7 from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Where: Fountain LA, 2889 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles

Get Tickets: HERE

LA Pride Bananas Pool Party at Hotel Ziggy

Celebrate Pride with a tropical twist at the LA Pride Bananas Pool Party, hosted at the iconic Hotel Ziggy Los Angeles. On Saturday, June 8, let the lush ambiance of this urban retreat become your playground, all powered by the smooth sips of NEFT Vodka. Adorn your most vibrant animal print swimwear or deck out in Pride colors to match the energy of our poolside paradise. The day will be lit with the electric performance of LA Laura Paris and the rhythmic tribal beats spun by DJ Arno Diem.

Elevate your experience with exclusive bottle service, now offering the added perk of a room off the pool on a first-come, first-serve basis. Savor the NEFT Vodka Pride Barrel, a unique keepsake that doubles as chic home decor. With presale tickets at just $15 and door tickets at $25, secure your access to this elite event. Don’t forget, the Let’s Go Bananas signature parade will make a splash around the pool, ensuring this is the Pride event of your dreams.

When: Saturday, June 8 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Hotel Ziggy, 8462 West Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood

Get Tickets: HERE

EDEN LA Pride Party at The Catwalk Club

EDEN LA Pride is LA Pride’s largest party for queer women and friends on Saturday, June 8 at Catwalk Club in DTLA. Hosted By Rose Garcia, the bash will feature a live performance by Zolita, Burlesque acts by Honey Burlesque and music by DJ Alex D, Lazy Eye and Gogo.

When: Saturday, June 8 from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Where: The Catwalk Club, 698 Harlem Place, Los Angeles

Tickets: HERE

Sip & Sashay Sunday Drag Brunch at Gracias Madre West Hollywood

Gracias Madre West Hollywood is celebrating Pride all month long with live drag performances and cocktail specials on Sundays. On WeHo Pride weekend, Carti G will host and Annie Biotixx and Miss Kendoll will perform. Don’t forget to bring cash to tip your queens! Show starts at 11 a.m. Reservations recommended.

When: Sunday, June 9 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Gracias Madre West Hollywood, 8905 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood

Book A Table: HERE

818 Tequila Pride Pool Party at Bar Clara

Bar Clara at Hotel Per La is hosting a can’t miss Pride Pool Party featuring specialty cocktails from Kendall Jenner’s 818 Tequila. From 12 p.m. to 6 p.m, partygoers can enjoy the summer sun and lounge by the pool with a delicious 818 cocktail in hand. Tickets are available for $5, with all proceeds going to the neighborhood community center A+R=T Center | DTLA Proud, along with a two drink minimum. This event is 21+. Lounges and cabanas can be purchased for the day via Resort Pass.

When: Sunday, June 9 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Bar Clara at Hotel Per La, 649 S Olive St, Los Angeles

Get Tickets HERE

Pride Pool Party at Kimpton Everly Hotel

Celebrate LA Pride with rooftop pool party at Kimpton Everly Hotel. Kicking off right after the parade, the event will be hosted by GRLZ ONLY with music by Jayne Gray.

When: Sunday, June 9 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Kimpton Everly Hotel, 1800 Argyle Avenue, Los Angeles

Get Tickets HERE

Los Angeles Magazine’s Pride Cocktail Party at 1 Hotel West Hollywood

Join Los Angeles magazine as it celebrates Pride and the opening of the Juniper Lounge and Garden at 1 Hotel West Hollywood with the magazine’s Pride issue cover stars Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Adam Lambert and Hannah Einbinder. Guests will enjoy a red-carpet welcome including photo ops, craft cocktails, hors ‘d oeuvres, music, gifting, special experiences, and more.

When: Thursday, June 13 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: 1 Hotel West Hollywood, 8490 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood

Get Tickets: HERE

BarBearians at The Bullet NoHo

Mark your calendars this Pride for Thursday, June 13 at The Bullet NoHo. Experience live art creation, mingle with the most alluring crowd in the city, and enjoy the wild energy of Go Go Dancers.

When: Thursday, June 13 from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Where: The Bullet Bar, 10522 Burbank Boulevard, Los Angeles

Tickets: HERE

Rainbow Bright Party at Hotel Ziggy

“Rainbow Bright” is a rainbow themed black light body painting dance party in honor of Pride month! Situated in the funky cool Hotel Ziggy in West Hollywood, the perfect venue and location for this queer friendly extravaganza, you’ll find a crew of LA’s most talented body painters available to paint on you. Bodies & Beats is a collective of body painters, body paint models and DJ’s who come together every few months to delight your eyes with full body painted models and to offer you an opportunity to become a living work of art and dance dance dance.

This is a body positive event, with an emphasis on freedom of expression. If you love costumes, this is the party for you. Don’t forget to leave some room in your costume for face or body paint, because that’s what we do. Not sure what to wear, have our artists paint on you and boom you fit right in!

A medium sized face or body painting is included with your tickets to our party, tips are accepted, but not required for your first piece of body painting art. 

The DJ lineup for this one features DJ Bumps, DJ CriZkit and DJ Liquorbox

When: Thursday, June 15 from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Where: Hotel Ziggy, 8462 West Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood

Tickets: HERE

OUT Block Party at Angel City Brewery & Truly LA

Mark your calendars the annual OUT Block Party in the Arts District in DTLA. Hosted by Makeshift Muse, Truly LA and Angel City Brewery on Sunday, June 23, you can expect an epic street fair on Traction Ave. and Rose St. brimming with shops, food, treats, coffee, flash tattoos, aura readings, the rainbow book bus, permanent jewelry, live music & DJ’s and LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs.

Inside Angel City campus and Truly LA tasting room we will have drag shows, DJ sets, fun activities, raffles, food, and the best adult beverages in the Arts District. This is a free family and dog friendly event.

When: Thursday, June 23 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Traction Ave. and Rose Street, Los Angeles