10 ways to celebrate Pride in Columbus

Happy Pride month!

Columbus celebrates Pride loudly and proudly in so many ways.

Here are 10 opportunities for you to observe Pride in Columbus.

Pride Festival

Bicentennial and Genoa Park, 233 Civic Center Drive

Friday, June 15th, 4pm- 11pm
Saturday, June 16, (11am- 8pm
Sunday, June 17th: Pride Brunch (11am-1pm)

View Friday entertainment lineup

View Saturday entertainment lineup

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Pride Parade

Goodale & High in the Short North Arts District

Saturday, June 16, Step-off at 10:30am

View the Columbus Pride Parade FAQ

View the Stonewall Columbus Pride Parade 2018 Rules

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Jaeger Run for Pride 5K

Scioto Mile Promenade – Coleman’s Point, Columbus

Friday, June 15, 2018, 7pm

Directions: CLICK HERE

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Pride Brunch

Columbus Athenaeum, 32 N 4th St, Columbus

Sunday, June 17, 11am- 1pm

Reserved Table of 10 – $600 per table
Non-Members of Stonewall Columbus – $60 per person
Members of Stonewall Columbus – $55 per person
Senior and Student Non-Members of Stonewall Columbus – $50 per person
Senior and Student Members of Stonewall Columbus – $45 per person
Children (ages 12 and under) — $25 per person

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Photo courtesy Raylavoie.com

Columbus Gay Pride After Party 2018

2167 E Livingston Ave

Friday, June 15, 2018, 2am– Sunday, June 17, 2018, 6am

Don’t miss out on the hottest and official pride after party. This will be a sellout event like it was last year. Get 2-day VIP pass that comes with skip-the-line plus taco bar and bottle.

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Pride Dragapalooza w/ Adore Delano

Axis Club, 775 N High St

Saturday, June 16, 6pm

Saturday June 16th, we have Drag-a-Palooza featuring ADORE DELANO from RuPaul’s Drag Race, hosted by Nina West and Virginia West with 20+ of their closest drag friends in the Axis parking lot.

The events benefit local GLBTQ civic groups.   This specific event has raised over $1,000,000 for local charities over the past 20 years.

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Swimwear + Underwear Fashion Show w/ #AAAGIRLS

Axis Club, 775 N High St

Friday, June 15, 6pm

Nina West & Virginia West host two dozen sexy models sporting the newest in summer swimwear and underwear at the official Pride After-Party!

All outdoor proceeds benefit local GLBTQ civic groups.

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Kiss My Biscuts Pride Drag Brunch

Union Cafe, 782 N High St

Saturday, June 16 at 8 AM – 10:30 AM

Come out for Nina’s Kiss My Biscuits Drag Brunch Buffet before the Pride Parade!

Enjoy our mile-long scrumptious Brunch Buffet. Join Nina West, Virginia West, Miss Gay Ohio America 2016-2017 Mary Nolan, and Miss Axis 2016-2017 Deja Delaterro!

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Did we miss your favorite Pride event? Let us know in the comments below!


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