Denver Pride 2024: The Ultimate Guide

Pride month is here, and Denver PrideFest is celebrating 50 years! Thank you for taking the time to visit the 2024 Pride Event Guide, below you will find a variety of events around the Denver area this month, broken up by date. For more LGBTQ events year-round, please follow our social media. Remember to stay cool and hydrated, and we hope to see you out there. Be safe, have fun, and happy Pride, Denver!

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STI Testing from Denver Health – APPOINTMENT ONLY

STI Appointments at the Center on Colfax are available on an array of dates throughout each month. Most commonly, appointments area available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. See below for specific upcoming available dates.

Most testing dates require an appointment, unless otherwise noted in the Upcoming Testing Dates list below. To schedule an appointment, you can call or text the Denver Health Outreach mobile number at 720-415-7075, Monday through Friday between 8am and 5pm, or click here for online scheduling options.

Upcoming Testing Dates

  • Tuesday, June 4: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
  • Thursday, June 6: 12:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Friday, June 7: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Tuesday, June 11: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
  • Thursday, June 13: 12:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Friday, June 14: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Tuesday, June 18: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
  • Friday, June 21: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Tuesday, June 25: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

 

 

 

Denver Pride Events for Friday, June 14th

Welcome to Denver Pride 2024! June 14th promises a full schedule of exciting events, from the vibrant Pride Parade to lively parties and community gatherings. Whether you’re here to celebrate, support, or simply enjoy, there’s something for everyone to make this day unforgettable!

Black Pride Colorado’s 4th Annual Strange Fruit of Black Excellence Gala: 4 My People

Join Black Pride Colorado in celebrating their 4th annual gala, honoring community and culture. 7-10pm at the Denver Botanic Gardens Freyer-Newman Center, come dressed in your best Afrofuturism-inspired formal attire!

Park & Bark: Pride Edition at Bad Habits

Come out, howl, socialize, and celebrate Pride with fellow pups! This night will be filled with fun, complete with a private patio and Pup Playground. 21+, 8pm-close, gear is encouraged!

Glampstronaut: A One-Queen Cosmic Campy Drag Musical Spectacular at The Sexploratorium

Lift off into space with Gila Moonstar on this cosmic journey! Enjoy this one queen show featuring live singing, comedy, lipsyncing, and more! 9:30pm at the Sexploratorium, $15 pre-sale and $20 at the door. The Sexploratorium holds events and classes just about every day – so check them out for more ways to celebrate Pride!

Denver Pride Events for Saturday, June 15th

Welcome to Denver Pride 2024! June 15th promises a full schedule of exciting events, from the vibrant Pride Parade to lively parties and community gatherings. Whether you’re here to celebrate, support, or simply enjoy, there’s something for everyone to make this day unforgettable!

Dee Dee Derriere Presents Alice In Wonderland: A Burlesque Revue

“We’re all mad here.” The Clocktower Clockettes are ready to bring that madness to the stage!
The well-known tale of Alice, the White Rabbit, and a myriad of memorable characters is told with a burlesque twist! See all your favorite characters from Lewis Caroll’s classic stories, Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, in a brand new way! This old heartwarming favorite is sure to entertain you with the burlesque, aerial, circus, and more!
It will be ”…entirely bonkers. But I will tell you a secret. All the best people are.”
This show is appropriate for all adult ages. No one under 18 is permitted.
Saturdays in June:15, 22 and 29
7pm and 9:30pm\

Out in Nature Drag Hike

Calling all nature lovers! Jefferson County Open Spaces is hosting a family-friendly Pride/Drag Hike! There will be a drag performer hosting the event, presentations by one of the park rangers and another drag artist, and a short, guided walk/hike. The event is Saturday, June 15th from 1-3pm. Please email jeffcoparks@jeffco.us to register and receive the location!

Rainbow Cult PRIDE

Saturday, June 15th, join Rainbow Cult for a FREE PRIDE event. Family-friendly/kid friendly festival with vendors, entertainers, food trucks, and more during the day, Parade on Tennyson at 4pm, AND a tour of the Historic Elitch Theatre at 6pm. Then stay after dark and buy tickets for a To Wong Foo screening!

Black Pride Colorado Presents: Black Diamonds

Come out to Tracks to celebrate Black Pride week with a drag show of talented performers that embody Black Excellence! Hosted by Felony Misdemeanor, doors at 9pm, 21+ event.

Sex Positive at The Sexploratorium

Celebrate trans bodies, trans joy and sexuality by supporting an ALL TRANS cast in Sex Positive! Enjoy a variety of talents like dance, drag, pole, burlesque, and aerial arts. Sex Positive is a monthly show hosted at The Sexploratorium, produced by trans artists Abstract Daddi & Daily Paradise, so you can support trans entertainers all year round! This is an 18+ event, doors at 9pm, $15 pre-sale, $20 at the door.

Denver Pride Events for Sunday, June 16th

Welcome to Denver Pride 2024! June 16th promises a full schedule of exciting events, from the vibrant Pride Parade to lively parties and community gatherings. Whether you’re here to celebrate, support, or simply enjoy, there’s something for everyone to make this day unforgettable!

Queer Cookout: A Family Celebration

Brought to you by Black Pride Colorado, celebrate Black Pride week with the 3rd annual Queer Cookout! This is a FREE and family-friendly event, 2-6pm at the Sie FilmCenter. There will be resources, food, games, vendors, and more!

Sexploratorium Book Club: Kids Books about Sexual Orientation

Each month, the Sexploratorium holds space to talk about different books in a shame-free and inclusive environment. This is a FREE event, 2-4pm at the Sexploratorium, and feel free to bring books if you have favorites!

All Ages June Drag Show at Devil’s Cup Coffee

Come down to Littleton for a drag show showcasing performers of all different ages! This is a monthly show hosted by Fetta Silver-Cat, 6pm start time, and admission is purchasing something from Devil’s Cup Coffee. Every month has a special guest in the cast, and this month it is George Not-Strait!

 

Denver Pride Events for Monday, June 17th

Welcome to Denver Pride 2024! June 17th promises a full schedule of exciting events, from the vibrant Pride Parade to lively parties and community gatherings. Whether you’re here to celebrate, support, or simply enjoy, there’s something for everyone to make this day unforgettable!

Pre-Pride Sinners’ Monday at Bad Habits Denver

From 2pm to close, celebrate industry workers at LGBTQ+ businesses! 50% off drinks and 15% off food, “Sindustry” pricing all day! Let Bad Habits Denver celebrate you before heading into one of the busiest weekends of the year.

Denver Pride Events for Tuesday, June 18th

Welcome to Denver Pride 2024! June 18th promises a full schedule of exciting events, from the vibrant Pride Parade to lively parties and community gatherings. Whether you’re here to celebrate, support, or simply enjoy, there’s something for everyone to make this day unforgettable!

History of Gay Rights & Activism at the Sexploratorium

Join instructor Fawn O’Breitzman on an educational journey through the political, social, and cultural movements that have shaped LGBTQ+ rights over time. 5:30-7:30pm, buy tickets to this class in advance and check out more classes at the Sexploratorium!

Lesbian Appreciation Night at Bad Habits Denver

Join Bad Habits Denver in celebrating Lesbians! With trivia at 7pm and Taco Tuesday with a twist – tacos for $1 and $5 Titos. Come out and appreciate the lesbians in your life!

Denver Pride Events for Wednesday, June 19th (Juneteenth!)

Welcome to Denver Pride 2024! It’s Juneteenth, and if you aren’t celebrating Black joy with your hearts and wallets, what are you doing?! Celebrate Pride by supporting Black businesses, artists, performers, and community members today and every day!

Pleasure: Acts of Resistance (An Adult Showcase, Black Exclusive)

Celebrate Juneteenth in community with a night of performances brought to you by Black People Tie Rope. Enjoy burlesque, poetry, knife-juggling, live music, rope suspensions, and MORE! 7:30pm at the Sexploratorium, $5 presale, $10 at the door. ALL SALES will go directly to performers!

ENM Speed Dating by Denver’s Cupid & Hart Soirees

This private, in-person and live-app hybrid event is meant to connect folks exploring ethical non-monogamy. Check in and happy hour from 6-7pm, speed dating 7-8:30pm, and stick around for the after party at 9pm. Buy your tickets and register ahead of time!

Celebrate Trans Lives: Well Lit Trans Dance Party

Come out to Bad Habits Denver to celebrate trans joy and the trans family in your life. 50% off mocktails, nachos, and tacos for ALL! The event runs from 6pm until 2am, come out in your most colorful clothing!

Denver Pride Events for Thursday, June 20th

Welcome to Denver Pride 2024! June 20th promises a full schedule of exciting events, from the vibrant Pride Parade to lively parties and community gatherings. Whether you’re here to celebrate, support, or simply enjoy, there’s something for everyone to make this day unforgettable!

Puppy Pound Pride at Denver Sweet

Calling all pups, critters, and their handlers! Come together at Denver Sweet for Wüf Pound Puppy Pride Edition, THURSDAY June 20th at 9pm PRIDE Week!
We are the premiere K-9 and critter conclave of Denver! Hosted by Pup Maverick and Wander Dog, Wüf promises the most distinctive rooftop gathering in Denver. Enjoy drink specials, tunes by our resident DJ Tru with Tech House jams, tasty treats for hungry pups, Scooby Snacks, and Sweet’s own Wüf’s Animal Control Unit to keep the party goin’ and tails wagging all night long!
Look for the big red blow up dog in the alley for Wüfs own event entrance. Let’s make it a howling good pride!
21+, NO COVER, Free Parking

 

Alliance Foundation’s Drag Queen Bingo Fun-draiser

BINGO! But make it DRAG! Calling all fabulous friends! Join the Alliance Foundation’s Drag Queen Bingo on June 20th!
Hilarities & prizes for a good cause: scholarships, microloans & more! Werk that wig & win big! Bring your friends and your bawdy sense of humor to this community event hosted by women for women.
Can’t make the event or care to donate more? Tap here to give to the cause!
Venmo: @thealliancefoundation
THURSDAY, JUNE 20
TICKETS: Get Tickets
General Tickets: $50 in advance
VIP Experience: $65
Choose the VIP experience and receive two raffle tickets, three additional bingo cards, and a stylish lei to channel your inner diva.
Are your preferred tickets unavailable? Email us your name, tickets requested, and a good phone number to reach you and someone will get back to you asap! Send your info to: boxoffice@clocktowercabaret.com
GAME TIMES:
First Session: 5:30pm Doors/ 6pm Games Begin
Second Session: 8pm Doors/ 8:30 Games Begin

Fabulous Fairytale Facts: Pixar & Disney Trivia Night

Test your knowledge and enjoy some fun trivia at Bad Habits Denver at 7pm, featuring $5 Wells & $6 Singles. Trivia is FREE to play, hosted by Mr. LA Leather 2024!

Leather Pride & Dungeon Fetish Party at Denver Eagle

Start your Pride festivities off kinky with demonstrations, a vendor market, and fetish party! This is a space to celebrate leather pride in community. Market is from 6-10pm, fetish party is 9pm-2am with a $5 cover.

Denver Pride Events for Friday, June 21st

Welcome to Denver Pride 2024! June 21 promises a full schedule of exciting events, from the vibrant Pride Parade to lively parties and community gatherings. Whether you’re here to celebrate, support, or simply enjoy, there’s something for everyone to make this day unforgettable!

Pride Weekend Kick Off at Denver Sweet

Join us for our Pride Weekend Kick Off Party June 21st!
Our entire pride weekend is NO COVER! Come join us, enjoy our fabulous space, rooftop and parties without the hassle of cover!
We open at 2pm so you can come over, grab a cocktail, some food, and cool off! Our misters will keep you cool on our rooftop.
At 5pm we have our FAB Friday DJ Jon Lewien on the rooftop!
At 6pm on the Main Floor we have our Drag Race All-Stars Watch party!
At 8pm we have the Supa Dupa Fupa Show with FUPA!
At 9pm on our rooftop we have THE Daddy of them all DJ Solardaddy to take you on a music journey good enough to twirl to!
So join us as we kick off Pride Weekend celebrating 50 years of pride!
21+, NO COVER

Gender Euphoria at the Clocktower Cabaret

Come kick off Denver Pride weekend right. This variety show has it all: high-flying aerial acts, burlesque, drag, live singing, and even spoken word. Dazzling Drake has brought together an iconic group of trans, non-binary and gender non-conforming artists for this one night event. You won’t want to miss this!
Friday, June 21
7pm & 9:30pm*
18+

Jaymes Mansfield at Bad Habits Denver

Join us for our FREE Star-Studded Show featuring the fabulous Jacklyn Hyde-LeCher, Star Kirkland, Melody J, and our headliner, the charming and charismatic Jaymes Mansfield. Trust us, this is one spectacle you don’t want to miss! Enjoy no cover until 6pm, FREE show starts at 7pm. Be sure to reserve your spot!

Pride Dungeon Fantasy at Trade Denver

Ready to fulfil your fantasies? DUNGEON FANTASY will have you stripped down and maybe even tied up. This kink night is taking Pride weekend at Trade to the darker side. Dress in your best gear and check out all that this event has to offer. Get tickets here, and be sure to stay for the After Hours Party starting at 2 a.m.!

Denver Pride Events for Saturday, June 22nd

Welcome to Denver Pride 2024! June 22nd promises a full schedule of exciting events, from the vibrant Pride Parade to lively parties and community gatherings. Whether you’re here to celebrate, support, or simply enjoy, there’s something for everyone to make this day unforgettable!

Denver PrideFest 2024: The 50th Anniversary

Join The Center on Colfax in celebrating 50 years of Pride in Denver! All weekend there is a festival at the capitol with vendors, food, drinks, entertainment, games, and more! On Saturday, June 22nd, there is a 5K benefitting The Center – registration opens at 8am and the race starts at 9:30am. Check out the Denver PrideFest website for the festival map, app, and all the different events.

Dee Dee Derriere Presents Alice In Wonderland: A Burlesque Revue

“We’re all mad here.” The Clocktower Clockettes are ready to bring that madness to the stage!
The well-known tale of Alice, the White Rabbit, and a myriad of memorable characters is told with a burlesque twist! See all your favorite characters from Lewis Caroll’s classic stories, Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, in a brand new way! This old heartwarming favorite is sure to entertain you with the burlesque, aerial, circus, and more!
It will be ”…entirely bonkers. But I will tell you a secret. All the best people are.”
This show is appropriate for all adult ages. No one under 18 is permitted.
Saturdays in June:15, 22 and 29
7pm and 9:30pm

Pride Weekend Parking Lot Beach Party at Denver Sweet

Join us for our Pride Weekend Parking Lot Beach Party June 22nd!
Our entire pride weekend is NO COVER! Come join us, enjoy our fabulous space, rooftop, Parking Lot and parties without the hassle of cover!
We open at NOON so you can come over, grab a cocktail, some food, and cool off!
At 2pm, our own DJ Ken-E kicks thing off with his fabulous mix of sickening beats!
At 3pm our parking lot opens for our Beach Party! Join us for fun, food, vendors and fabulous music! We’ll have the beach vibe ready for you with delicious cocktails to cool you down and yummy food when you get hungry! LGBTQ vendors will have amazing booths for you to browse their offerings and maybe buy something special for Pride 2024!
At 4pm we welcome our guest DJ Taj from San Diego! Taj has been tearing up the dancefloors in San Diego and is joining us to show us what the buzz about this superstar DJ is all about here in Denver!
At 9pm, Keith Demo and Queenbeats keep the party going on our rooftop with their awesome mix of music for your dancing pleasure!
So join us for a Saturday Pride Beach Party you don’t want to miss!
21+, NO COVER

Team Appreciation at Bad Habits Denver

Celebrate sportsmanship and team spirit – it’s all about honoring our local heroes from Summit, DGLFFL, and Altitude FC with a day packed with good vibes, great deals, and even greater company. Enjoy drink specials from 3-7pm!

Pleasure: Acts of Resistance (An Adult Showcase, Open To All)

Celebrate Juneteenth in community with a night of performances brought to you by Black People Tie Rope. Enjoy burlesque, poetry, knife-juggling, live music, rope suspensions, and MORE! 7:30pm at the Sexploratorium, $15 presale, $20 at the door. ALL SALES will go directly to performers!

Pride Blow Pony at Trade Denver

Don’t blow your Pride weekend. Blow pony! BLOW PONY is the iconic queer event that is making its way back to Trade for Pride 2024.The Drag race alum June Jambalaya and Hershey Liquor Jete will be popping in along with a fully stacked line up of our talented local drag performers!

Denver Pride Events for Sunday, June 23rd

Welcome to Denver Pride 2024! June 23th promises a full schedule of exciting events, from the vibrant Pride Parade to lively parties and community gatherings. Whether you’re here to celebrate, support, or simply enjoy, there’s something for everyone to make this day unforgettable!

Denver PrideFest 2024: The 50th Anniversary

Join The Center on Colfax in celebrating 50 years of Pride in Denver! On Sunday, June 23rd, the parade on Colfax starts at 9:30am. All weekend there is a festival at the capitol with vendors, food, drinks, entertainment, games, and more! Check out the Denver PrideFest website for the festival map, app, and all the different events.

Pride Weekend Parking Lot at Denver Sweet

Join us for our Pride Weekend Parking Lot Party June 23rd!
Our entire pride weekend is NO COVER! Come join us, enjoy our fabulous space, rooftop, Parking Lot and parties without the hassle of cover!
We open at NOON so you can come over, grab a cocktail, some food, and cool off!
At 2pm our Parking Lot opens for you to join us for fun times, food, vendors and fabulous music! We’ll have delicious cocktails to cool you down and yummy food when you get hungry! LGBTQ vendors will have amazing booths for you to browse their offerings and maybe buy something special for Pride 2024!
At 2:30pm it’s a special edition of the Star Lite Variety show! Star and guests will TURN IT OUT for you on the stage in our parking lot!
At 3pm it’s our famous Beer Bust hosted by the Imperial Court of the Rocky Mountain Empire (ICRME)! Yes we’re giving you an extra hour of beer bust to enjoy in our parking lot and inside Sweet!
At 4pm our own DJ Tru and Keith Demo bring their awesome mix of beats for you on our parking lot dancefloor under our cooling tent!
At 9pm join us on the rooftop for an awesome mix of music videos across the decades! Cool off with our misters and enjoy the cool vibe we’ll have on our rooftop.
That takes our Pride weekend to a close and we hope you enjoyed our parties! We thank everyone for joining us for our Pride weekend celebrations!
21+, NO COVER

Floofs and Wags: Furry and Pup Appreciation Night

It’s a night dedicated to the vibrant furry and pup communities—where all floofs, handlers, and fans can unleash their spirit in a celebration of diversity and acceptance. Party at 8pm, come in your best gear, and enjoy some tail-wagging drink specials!

Chosen Family Picnic at Denver Eagle

Come picnic at Denver Eagle on Sunday – enjoy beer pong and splashing around some kiddie pools. 4-8pm, no cover, and contests start at 7pm! Stick around from 8pm-close for the Pride Grand Finale T-Dance.

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