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Community Pride Celebration

June 17, 2023 @ 4:00 pm 8:00 pm

Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month and the Montrose Center’s 45th anniversary by attending the Community Pride Celebration on Saturday, June 17 from 4-8 PM! Houston’s LGBTQ+ center is opening its doors (and parking lot) to welcome thousands of our friends and family for a FREE Community Pride Celebration, featuring live entertainment, dozens of LGBTQ+ businesses and organizations, special surprises, and more!

The Pride Celebration will include:

  • Live stage performances with Barry Mii Dandy, Tati Dior, DJ JOYCON, Chloe Crawford Ross, DJ Twerksum, Viva Vidalia, and Xepher Wolf
  • An indoor and outdoor community fair featuring LGBTQ+ organizations and businesses (list below)
  • A 25ft historic Pride flag sewn by Gilbert Baker, the creator of the Rainbow Pride flag
  • Dozens of LGBTQ+ non-profits and organizations fighting for justice and equality (list below)
  • Food trucks and other food and beverage providers
  • An LGBTQ+ history exhibit, provided in partnership with the Botts Collection
  • Rainbow Run presented by Corey S. Scranton
  • Stiletto Sprint presented by Corey S. Scranton – don’t forget to bring your heels!
  • An indoor VIP lounge with refreshments including wine, beer, and light bites
  • An indoor lounge for seniors (55+) presented by AARP Houston
  • An indoor lounge for youth and families with a bouncy house, balloon animals and other activities
  • And so much more!

The Community Pride Celebration is a rain or shine event with indoor (A/C) and outdoor spaces. Free water will be available to attendees. Food and other drinks will be available to purchase from vendors.

Parking: No parking will be available on Center property. Street parking may be available in the neighborhood surrounding the Center. Rideshare or public transportation strongly encouraged.


Community Pride Celebration Sponsors - AARP, One Medical, Eureka Heights, Corey Scranton, and Chevron


AARP Houston

Avenue 360

Bay Area Turning Point

Bodine Literary LLC

Botts History Collection

Brazoria County Pride

Breathe with Pride

The Brunch Bus

Caroline Brock Creations


Clinical Consulting Services, LLC


Dough Cone

Equality Texas

Eureka Heights Brewing Co.

FamilyTime Crisis & Counseling Center

Freedom Church

Harris County Elections Dept.

Harris County Public Health

Health Equity Research Group – UT Health

Heart of Houston Birth and Wellness Center

HITS Theatre

HIV and Aging Coalition

Houston Health Department

Houston Food Bank

HPCA (Hyde Park Civic Association)

Human Rights Campaign

Kindred Kitchen

Kona Ice

Legacy Community Health

LGBT Marriage Club

LGBTQ Council on Aging

Life Gift

Lone Star Legal Aid


Consulate General of Mexico

Michael’s Cookie Jar

Minute Maid

Monica Roberts Resource Council

Montrose Grace Place

the Montrose Center

My Drink Bomb

One Medical

Out for Education, Inc.

Parents of Trans Youth

PFLAG Houston

POZ Impact

Q+mmunity of UH

Rivkah French Choreography

St. Peter United UCC

Stan’s Hands

Starbuck’s Coffee

Suja Organic

Tahirih Justice Center

Texas Rising/Texas Freedom Network


The Woodlands Pride

UH – LGBTQ Resource Center

UH – Women and Gender Resource Center

Victory Fund

(713) 529-0037

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401 Branard St.
Houston, TX United States
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