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Pride events around Lexington

From concerts + parades, Pride brings months of festivities to Lexington in 2024.

A woman jumps in front of a tapestry featuring a rainbow and horse, with text that reads "Lexington, Kentucky #sharethelex"

Jump for joy, new shops are coming. | Photo courtesy of VisitLEX

Pride is here, Lexington. If you’re looking to mingle with members of the community and allies, there are plenty of opportunities in June (and throughout the whole year) to celebrate. Here are a few highlights. Pro tip: Check our events page as new events pop up.

Global Day of Running | Wednesday, June 5, 7 p.m. | Ecton Park, 956 Turkey Foot Rd.
Lace up those shoes, don your most colorful garb, and kick off Pride Month with Frontrunners Lexington, John’s Run/Walk Shop, and Bluegrass Runners. Then, join the crew at Blaze Pizza for a fundraiser dinner.

Pride Restaurant Week | Friday, June 7-Saturday, June 15 | Times + locations vary
Snack on colorful treats + drinks while supporting the Lexington Pride Center. Participating restaurants include Third Street Stuff & Coffee, County Club, and Old North Bar.

Lex Lez Night | Thursday, June 13, 6 p.m. | Crossings, 117 N. Limestone
This monthly series begins at Lussi Brown Coffee Bar and ends the night around the corner for burlesque performances, music, drinks, and more.

People playing drums in front of various Pride flags.

The Kentucky Black Pride Festival returns in September to bring together LGBTQ+ communities of color. | Photo courtesy of Kentucky Black Pride Inc.

Pride Market | Sunday, June 16, 12-5 p.m. | The Void Sake Co., 819 National Ave., Ste. 120
Shop from dozens of vendors selling handmade crafts, home goods, jewelry, art + more, get inked up with a flash design from Keyhole Tattoo, then grab a bite from Biscuit Daddies.

Pride Month Happy Hour | Friday, June 21, 5-7 p.m. | Wise Bird Cider, 1174 Manchester St.
Mingle with folks while sipping on ciders, cocktails, and nibbling on goodies from Little Fork in support of the 2024 Pride Run 5K.

2024 Pride Festival | Saturday, June 29, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. | Central Bank Center, 430 W. Vine St.
Celebrate, commemorate, and express yourself at this year’s annual Pride Festival.

Pride in the Park | Saturday, September 14, 12-7 p.m. Woodland Park, 601 High St.
This annual Kentucky Black Pride event features local art, exhibits, music + drag performances, and food.

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