LGBTQ+ Pride Month is about being your authentic self and letting your true colors shine. Celebrate Pride Month all June long by heading to PrideFest at Henry Maier Festival Park, supporting one of Milwaukee's LGBTQ+ businesses and learning about the LGBTQ+ movement in our city. 

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Find more information about the LGBTQ+ movement in Milwaukee!



Looking for a community to be a part of and don't know where to start? Check out any of these great organizations to help find answers to your questions and lend an ear when you need it.

Courage MKE
Proud Theater
MKE LGBT Community Center
Outreach Community Health Centers

Drag performer at PrideFest


The largest celebration of Pride in the state of Wisconsin, PrideFest returns to its June dates in 2023 for a weekend of live entertainment, delicious food, a Pride parade and so much more!

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Dine With LGBTQ+ in Mind

Start your day with a little caffeine at North Shore Boulangerie. Enjoy the French boulangerie's delectable, freshly made pastries and coffee from the famous Parisian cafe, Cafes Richard.

Savor the smell of freshly made Chilaquiles and a hot cup of coffee at Sabrosa Cafe & Gallery in Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood. Recently voted #1 Brunch Spot in 2021 by Shepherd Express, this hidden gem brings Mexican-inspired cuisine to life, with its Breakfast, Lunch and Brunch menus. 

Located in the heart of Bay View, Lulu Cafe & Bar offers a variety of unique dishes, including soups, salads and sandwiches. A fun, trendy location, grab some food and spend the day shopping at area businesses.

Mid-Day Snack:
If you have worked up a small appetite, then look no further than Kilwins Milwaukee. Serving ice cream, chocolate, candy and so much more, you'll be able to find something to satisfy your sweet tooth.

The delicous contemporary cuisine served at Moxie is inspired by American comfort food and prides itself on its warm and inviting atmosphere. With vegetarian and vegan-friendly options, it caters to whoever walks through the door. 

Late Night:
Enjoy some late-night appetizers and a show, with the many late-night drag shows offered by Hamburger Mary's in Milwaukee's Walker's Point neighborhood. Be sure to make your reservation ahead of time and reserve your spot before it sells out!


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Looking for the perfect place to find a fun cocktail, enjoy an outrageous game of Bingo or just dance the night away? Check out these businesses for a night out on the town!

  • This is It!
  • D.I.X. Milwaukee
  • Fluid MKE
  • Walkers Pint
  • La Cage
  • Woody's
  • Hamburger Mary's

For a complete, up-to-date list of weekend events and happenings, visit the Milwaukee Events page.