Atlanta Pride is in October, so you can check out summer Prides in other cities.

DC Black Pride
May 24-26 in Washington, DC
Features R&B star Brandy

Capital Pride
May 29-June 9; parade June 8 in Washington, D.C.

Sao Paulo Pride
May 30 – June 3 in Sao Paulo, Brazil
World’s largest gay Pride parade

Central Alabama Pride
June 2-9; night parade June 8, festival June 9
Birmingham, Ala.

Key West Pride
June 5-9 in Key West, Fla.

Nashville Pride Festival
June 15 in Nashville, Tenn.

South Carolina Black Pride
June 19-23 in Columbia, S.C.

Augusta Pride
June 21-22; festival and parade June 22
Augusta, Ga.

St. Pete Pride Street Festival & Promenade
June 29 in St. Petersburg, Fla.

New York City Pride
June 28-30 in New York City, NY

San Francisco Pride
June 29-30 in San Francisco, Calif.

Savannah Pride
Sept. 14 in Savannah, Ga.


All aboard for gay and lesbian summer cruises.

Short & Sweet Bahamas Cruise
June 28 – July 1, by lesbian travel company Sweet

The Broadway Cruise
Sailing from NYC to Bermuda
July 7-14

Ireland & Scotland British Isles Cruise
July 18-25, by lesbian travel company Olivia

Summer Alaska Cruise
July 21-28, by gay & lesbian RSVP Vacations

Danube Cruises
July 22 – Aug. 2; July 29-Aug. 9
By gay & lesbian RSVP Vacations

Provence to Burgundy Riverboat Cruise
July 30-Aug. 6, by lesbian travel company Olivia

All LGBT French Riverboat Cruise
Aug. 4-13, Adults only
Kelli & Gregg’s Adventures

Venice to Rome Cruise
Aug. 24-Sept. 3, by gay Atlantis Events

Amsterdam to Barcelona Cruise
Sept. 5-15, by gay Atlantis Events


Beyond cruises, more events for women, or, womyn

National Women’s Music Festival
July 4-7 in Middleton, Wisc.

Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival
Aug. 6-11 in Oceana County, Mich.

Key West Womenfest
Sept. 3-8 in Key West, Fla.


For kids with gay parents, and their families and friends

LGBT Family Camp at Club Getaway
June 24-28 in Kent, Conn.
By LGBT kid-friendly R Family Vacations

Wonder Valley Ranch Resort
Aug. 18-23 in Sanger, Calif.
By LGBT kid-friendly R Family Vacations

Family Equality ‘Family Week’
Aug. 3-10 in Provincetown, Mass.

Go back to summer camp here in Georgia, get decadent in New Orleans, don your leather in San Francisco, and more…

July 17-21 at Long Fork Retreat, Walton, West Va.
For “all people outside the binary gender spectrum and their supporters”

Gay & Lesbian Adults Camp
Women: Aug. 15-19, Men: Aug. 22-26
A full summer camp experience, including group cabins, color wars and more, held in North Georgia.

Southern Decadence
Aug. 22-Sept. 2 in New Orleans, La.

Splash Days
Aug. 30-Sept. 2 in Austin, Tex.
Circuit event features DJs Gring,
Seth Cooper and Roland Belmares

Folsom Street Fair
Sept. 29 in San Francisco, Calif.
“The grand daddy of all leather events”


Top photo: Since Atlanta Pride isn’t until October, you can travel this summer to other Pride celebrations. The world’s largest Pride parade takes place each year in Sau Paulo, Brazil, this year on June 2. (Photo Agencia Brazil, CC 3.0)

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