2022 Boston Pride Guide

Pride in Boston will have more grassroots feel this year with the dissolution of Boston Pride. Much thanks needs to go to Boston’s local gay bars and organizations that have have stepped into the void, promising a more diverse and unapologetically queer expression of Pride than Boston has seen in years. Please show these organizations some love and have a fabulous PRIDE.

Each Sunday events for the week will be updated and re-published.

BOSTON LGBTQ+ PRIDE EVENTS

WEDNESDAY – JUN 1
Heels for Hope (tix req’d) at blend @5-9PM
Fundraiser for BAGLY

Pride Trivia at Lamplighter Brewing Co @7:30PM
Money raised benefits The Network La Red

Alexa…Kick Off Pride variety show at The Rockwell @8PM

THURSDAY – JUN 2
Pride Beer Garden Takeover at Sam Adams Brewery
@6PM
Money raised goes to Transgender Emergency Fund

Boston Pride: Commemoration & Controversy (online) @7PM
Host: The History Project

Gay Comedy Night: Ryan Erwin at White Bull Tavern @8PM
Host: Hideout Comedy

Miss Richfield 1981 – Cancel Cultured Pearls at Club Cafe @8PM
Host: Club Cafe

FRIDAY – JUN 3
1st Friday’s w/ Boudoir at ICA Boston @5-9PM (tickets req’d)

Sapphic Nights at GoodLife @9PM-Close

HEROES Pride Month Kick Off Celebration at Sonia @10PM
Host: DJ Brian Halligan, Terri, Mike & Xtine

SATURDAY – JUN 4
Pride Market at Nightshift Brewing @11AM-4PM
Host: Boston Women’s Market

Trans Pride Celebration for Liberation at Gov’t Center @11AM-3PM
Host Transgender Emergency Fund

Pride Kickoff Party at Sedgwick Studios in JP @6-10PM
Host: Sedgwick Studios

Silent Disco Outdoor Pier Party at The Anchor @7-11PM
Host: Lesbian NightLife

Escandalo: Gay Pride Edition at the Volcano Room @10PM
Host: Jazmine Skies w/ Penny & Dezyre

Underbear Pride Edition at The Alley @9PM-2AM
Host: DJ Taffy

SUNDAY – JUN 5
We Outside Day Party at Encore
@12PM (Tix Req’d)
Host: Men of Melanin Magic

After Party @Encore moves to Icon Nightclub @7PM

Tea Dance at Night Shift Brewing at LoveJoy Wharf @2-7PM
Host: Boston Proud

Dot Pride Tea Dance at blend @4-8PM
Funds raised go to BAGLY

Lesbian Tea Dance at DBco @4-8PM
Host Lesbian NightLife

Triple Crown Pageant “Heroes & Villains” at Jacques @4PM
Host Imperial Court of MA

Melissa Ethridge at City Winery Boston @8PM
Host: City Winery Boston

MONDAY – JUN 6
Melissa Ethridge at City Winery Boston @8PM
Host: City Winery Boston

Fascination – Pride Ed. at Legacy @10PM
Boston’s GEAR/ KINK/ FETISH Party

TUESDAY – JUN 7
Pride Month Drag Story Time at BPL Brighton Branch  at 10:30-11:15AM
Host: Miz Diamond Wigfall

Boston Drag Gauntlet Finale at Legacy @8PM

Trivia Tuesday – Queer History Edition at Club Cafe @8PM
Host: Jonny Minogue

Uni After Hours Queer Night at Uni @9PM-12AM

WEDNESDAY – JUN 8
BOP-ley Square Ultimate Tea Dance Block Party at Copley Square @5-8PM
Host: A Very Proud City

Pride Drag Night at Aeronaut Brewing Co. @8PM
Host: Coleslaw & Severity Stone

Latin X Pride Kick Off Celebration at Legacy @10PM
Host: Gay Mafia Boston

THURSDAY – JUN 9
Enseña Tus Colores at WPI Seaport @5PM
Host: ALPFA Boston

LGBTQ Past Walking Tour starts at State House @6PM
Host: Boston By Foot

Social Pride Weekend Kick Off at DBco @6PM
Host: Boston Proud

Absolut Pride Promo & Trvia Night at Alley 7-9PM

Melissa Ethridge at City Winery Boston @8PM
Host: City Winery Boston

SERVE Thursdays Pride Edition at Legacy @10PM
Host: Gay Mafia Boston

Pride Kick Off Party at blend @10PM
Music by Twisted Gleam, DJs Andrew & Emanuele

FRIDAY – JUN 10
Boston Dyke March at Boston Common @6-10PM
Host: Boston Dyke March

Pride Cocktail Dinner at The Liberty Hotel (in the yard) @6:30PM
Proceeds raised go to benefit BAGLY

Riverway Shabbat: Pride Ed. at Temple Israel of Boston @7PM
Host: Temple Israel of Boston

Rooftop Pride Party at Revere Hotel @7PM
Host: Lesbian NightLife

Pride Night w/ Stonewall Sports Boston at SPIN @8PM
Proceeds to benefit: You Can Play Project

Paige Turner’s Big Gay Pride at Club Cafe @8PM
Host: Club Cafe

Gay Bash’d (18+) at Roadrunner @9PM
Host: RPDR Detox, singers Slayyyter & CupcakKe
Fundraiser for Trans Resistance MA

Bussdown Friday Pride Party w/ Biomer Banks at Legacy @10PM
Host: Gay Mafia Boston

StopLight Party at dbar @10PM
Host: dbar After Dark

FUZZ (Pride Ed.) at Alley @10PM
Host: DJ Brent Covington & DJ Taffy

SATURDAY – JUN 11
Boston Pride Ride at Moakley Park @10AM
Host: Boston Cyclist Union

LGBTQ Past Walking Tour starts at State House @11AM
Host: Boston By Foot

Boston BarFest on Lansdowne @2PM
Host: LGBTQ+ Nightlife

Chandler Street Block Party @2PM
Host: Boston Proud

ESME Womxn’s Block Party @2PM
Host: Lesbian NightLife

All Day Pride Dance Party at Alley
DJ RPrice @2PM / DJ Wayne Michael @8PM

Pride Saturday at Club Cafe @4PM-2AM
DJ Begbick 4-7PM | Stevie Psyclone 7-10PM | Brian Derrick 10PM-2AM

Big Gay Dance Party in Union Sq @5:30-8:30PM
Host: ArtsUnion

ESME Pride Party at Lighthouse Artspace in The Castle @7PM-2AM
Host: Lesbian NightLife

GAYHEM Pride Saturday at blend @10PM
Host: DJ Aga

Pride Saturday w/ DJ Abel at Legacy @10PM
Host: Gay Mafia Boston

Pride Hat Launch and Charity event at dbar @10PM
Money raised goes to Transgender Political Coalition

Latino Gay Pride Ed. at the Volcano Room @10PM
Host: Ever Vega

FUZZ (Pride Ed.) at Alley @10PM
Host: DJ Brent Covington & DJ Taffy

SUNDAY – JUN 12
Pop-Up Pride at the Boston Common
@11AM
Host: Pop-Up Pride a new grassroots, community-born LGBTQ+ organization

JP Block Party on Perkins Street @12PM
Host: Lesbian NightLife

Sapphic Nights Pride Yacht Party departs from Rowes Wharf @2PM
Host: LGBTQ+ NightLife

Back Bay Block Party on Stuart Street @2PM
Host: Lesbian NightLife

GayAF Pride Tea at dbar @4PM
Host: DJ Joe Bermudez

Pride Tea Dance at Club Cafe @6PM
Host: DJ Andrea Stamas

SiP Pride Tea Dance at Cantab Lounge @6PM
Host: DJ Brian Halligan

Drag Bingo & Build Your Own Mule Party
At TimeOut Market Boston @6PM-8PM
Host Deep Eddy Vodka Party

Welcome to Pride Corp at the Armory @7PM
Host: BLOWW, Boston League of Wicked Wrestlers

Pride Finale Party w/ DJ Richie LaDue & Frenchie at Candibar @10PM
Host: Gay Mafia Boston

MONDAY – JUN 13
LGBTQ Past Walking Tour starts at State House @6PM
Host: Boston By Foot

TUESDAY – JUN 14
Pride Month Drag Story Time at BPL North End Branch  at 10:30-11:15AM
Host: Miz Diamond Wigfall

WEDNESDAY – JUN 15
District Q (Queer Marketplace) Sam Adams Park at Faneuil Hall @4-7PM
Host: A Very Proud City

NetWerq on the Rooftop of Sam Adams Taproom @6:30-8:30PM
Host: A Very Proud City

Pride Night at Fenway Park @7PM
Pre-game at Cask’n Flagon w/ DJ Michael Giller 4-6:30PM
Host: Boston Proud

THURSDAY – JUN 16
Pride 2022 LGBTQ+ Job Fair at The BPL @3-7PM
Host: Mass LGBT Chamber of Commerce

Donna Summer Disco Party at Copley Square @6PM
Host: DJ Vince 1

LGBTQ Past Walking Tour starts at State House @6PM
Host: Boston By Foot

OUTbio Pride Event at Blueprint Medicines @6PM

Taco Thursday at blend @6PM
Host: Pride Sports

Serve Thursday! at Legacy @10PM
No Cover – Customer Appreciation Night
Host: Gay Mafia Boston

FRIDAY – JUN 17
Magic Dyke at Crystal Ballroom
@7:30PM
Host: Ginny Nightshade

HEROES (18+) Pride Month at Sonia @10PM
Host: DJ Brian Halligan, Terri, Mike & Xtine

Bussdown Fridays at Legacy @10PM
No Cover – Customer Appreciation Night
Host: Men of Melanin Magic

Supernature at blend @10PM
Host: DJ Brian Derrick

Karaoke at dbar
@10PM
Host: VJ Ryan Grow

Pride Month Dance Party at Alley @10PM
Host: DJ Denis Trottier

SATURDAY – JUN 18

Pride Gaymer Party at The Alley @6PM
Host: Boston GAYmers

Magic Dyke at Crystal Ballroom @7:30PM
Host: Ginny Nightshade

Latin Saturday at Volcano Room @9PM
Host: Tatiana Jackson & Samantha Chanel

DJ Mascari at Legacy @10PM
Host: Gay Mafia Boston

Saturday Mahem at blend @10PM
Host: DJ James J

Grunt at Alley @10PM
Host: DJ Brian Derrick

Slay Saturday at dbar @10PM
Host: DJ Michael Giller

SUNDAY – JUN 19
Tea Dance at dbar @4PM
Host: DJ Joe Bermudez

Bear Tea (Pride Ed.) at Club Cafe @6PM
Host: Mass Bears & Cubs

Tea Dance at dbar @4PM
Host: DJ Joe Bermudez

Bearoke at Alley Bar @8PM

Hot Mess Sunday at Candibar @10PM
Host: Gay Mafia Boston

MONDAY – JUN 20
Grag Queen from RPDR at City Winery @6PM
Host: City Winery Boston

Boston Pride Drag Story Hour series

TUESDAY – JUN 21
Pride Month Drag Story Time at BPL Connolly Branch  at 10:30-11:15AM
Host: Miz Diamond Wigfall

 

WEDNESDAY – JUN 22
DanceTown Crossing – Dance Variety Show in DTX
@5-8PM
Host: A Very Proud City

Out In Tech Pride Panel at Cybereason @6PM
Host: Out In Tech

THURSDAY – Jun 23
LGBTQ Past Walking Tour starts at State House @6PM
Host: Boston By Foot

LVL Up Drag Competition at Club Cafe @7-8:30PM
Host: Zaynx & Chanel the Angel

FRIDAY – JUN 24
Spotlight Live Open Mic Night Pride Ed. at Spontaneous Celebration in JP
@6-10PM
Host: LesBiGay Urban Foundation

Bussdown Fridays at Legacy @10PM
Host: Men of Melanin Magic w/ music by DJ Frenchy

SATURDAY – JUN 25
Trans Resistance March at Franklin Park @12PM
Host: Trans Resistance Mass

Meet the Author: Bad Gays: A Homosexual History @7PM
Host: Trident Booksellers & Cafe

Pride Sports Drag Race at Club Cafe @7PM
Host: Pride Sports Boston

Boston Gay Men’s Chorus: Disney Pride at Symphony Hall @8PM
Host: BGMC

Pride Sports Drag Race at Club Café @7-9PM
Host: Pride Sports Boston

Gay Latino Pride at Volcano Room @10PM
Host: Ever Vega

Furball Underwear Party at Legacy @10PM
Host: DJ Nick Stracener

SUNDAY – JUN 26
Boston Gay Men’s Chorus: Disney Pride at Symphony Hall @3PM
Host: BGMC

Freaknik Day Party & Outfit Contest at Sammy’s Patio, Revere Beach @4PM
Host: LesBiGay Urban Foundation

Tea Dance at dbar @4PM
Host: DotOUT

Bears, Brews & Boys at DBco @4-8PM
Music by DJ Aga

Kink & Tease Tea at Club Cafe @6-10PM
Kink dress encouraged

Boston Pride Drag Story Hour series

TUESDAY – JUN 28
Pride Month Drag Story Time at BPL JP Branch  at 10:30-11:15AM
Host: Miz Diamond Wigfall

 

WEDNESDAY – JUN 29
Fenway Social at Time Out Market @5-8PM (Tix req’d)
Host: Fenway Health

Pride Calling: Concert to establis Mutual Aid Fund @5-8PM
Host: A Very Proud City

THURSDAY – Jun 30
Embracing LGBTQ Founders at Seaport District Hall
@6PM
Host: StartOut & The Innovation Studio

More programming and events will be added as they are announced and promoted each Sunday in June. Please help spread the word and support these bars and LGBTQ+ organizations.

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