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Pride Celebrations 2024

June is Pride Month, and there are LGBTQ celebrations and events planned for towns all over the state. Here are some of the happenings taking place in Connecticut.

Middletown Pride Fest, Middletown

June 1

Afternoon street fair filled with food, entertainers, activities and features our Pride March, Pride Rally, and Pride Showcase Concert.

Ridgefield's Annual Pride in the Park

June 1

Enjoy a parade around the park plus a variety of activities, crafts, entertainment and informational tables geared towards all ages. 

Party with Pride at Mystic Aquarium

June 1

Dive into a sea of love, acceptance, and celebration! With the vibrant colors of marine life as the backdrop, see a premier drag performance by the Trailer Park Girls, meet marine friends, and more.

Shelton Pride Flag Raising Ceremony

June 1

Join Mayor Mark Lauretti as the City of Shelton recognizes the month of June as Pride Month. A Flag Raising Ceremony and Proclamation Presentation will be held on June 1st at 2 p.m.

Pride Party, Watertown

June 2

Family-friendly event with activities including a raffle, silent auction, food and dessert from local businesses, bracelet-making, tie dying, kindness rock painting, and more.

Pride in the Park: Fairfield County Pride, Fairfield

June 8

Pride in the Park is Fairfield County’s family-friendly LGBTQ Pride festival filled with entertainers and diverse local performers.

Picnic for Pride

June 8

Join friends on the New Milford Town Green and bring a picnic lunch. There will be music, games run by the New Milford Youth Agency, a photo booth, a community art piece, LGBTQIA+ crafters and artisans, and social service organizations that focus on helping and uplifting the LGBTQIA+ community.

Enfield Pride Celebration, Enfield

June 15

Crafters, Vendors, Performances, Information Booths & More. FREE to the public to attend.

West Hartford Pride, West Hartford

June 2 - 23

A month-long celebration ending with a festival day of storytelling, joy, and the chance to network and connect with friends, family, and statewide resources.

International Festival of Arts & Ideas, New Haven

June 1 - 29

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas celebrates and builds community, engages with vital issues, and promotes the arts year-round. The festival will be held June 1-29 and feature 150+ events, from fashion and music to dance, theater and more! 

SHAG Festival, Washington


Enjoy 4 days of nature, creativity, music, and collaboration at Spring Hill Vineyard's exquisite SHAG Festival.

Greater Bridgeport Pride

June 22

This event will be a remarkable opportunity to unite as one and honor the LGBTQ+ individuals who contribute to the rich tapestry of Bridgeport's culture. Event includes a march through downtown Bridgeport as well as Unity in the Park, a family-friendly event featuring a range of activities and festivities that will leave a lasting impact on the community.

37th Connecticut LGBTQ Film Festival

June 14 - 22

Enjoy the best LGBTQ films from over 400 submissions.

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