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Let Your Rainbow Flags Fly! Pride Month Events for the Whole Family

June is Pride Month! Find ways for the whole family to celebrate with these family-friendly events.

Every June, the LGBTQ+ community gets together to celebrate Pride Month, a joyful celebration of one’s liberty, identity, and dignity, and the positive contributions of LGBTQ+ individuals. And this year the festivities are only getting bolder.

Gathered here are family-friendly, Pride-themed events that both educate and entertain. They offer an opportunity to learn more about LGBTQ+ issues and celebrate diversity — as a family.

Looking for more events in Philly or out on the Main Line? Check out our sister site’s (Main Line Parent) roundup of Pride Month events!

Doylestown’s 4th Pride Festival

Various Dates Throughout June

Various Locations Throughout Doylestown

Image Courtesy of Doylestown Pride Festival

With the goal of celebrating diverse sexual orientations and gender identities in the Doylestown community, a collection of local organizations and businesses came together to create this local tradition. The multi-day event will feature a series of film screenings, drag brunch, a block party, music day, and various pop-up events and celebrations throughout the community. Follow the Doylestown Pride Festival on Facebook and Instagram for real-time news!

Featured Events:

  • June 1 – Flag Raising at the Bucks County Administration Building
  • June 15 – Puck & The Garden Bar Present: Switch on The Pride
  • June 17 – Pride Music Party 2023 on Pine Street
  • June 18 – Film Screening: Framing Agnes at the County Theater
  • June 20 – Doylestown Pride Ride behind CB West
  • June 22 – Film Screening: My Policeman at the County Theater
  • June 24 – Block Party 2023 on East State Street
  • June 25 – Drag Brunch at Genevieve’s Kitchen
  • June 28 – Pop-Up Event: The Rainbow Room hosts the Queer Youth Open Mic at Tile Works

Love Surf at Pride – Painting With a Twist

June 1, 7 to 9 pm

2337 Street Rd, Bensalem

To celebrate Pride Month, Painting With a Twist in Bensalem is hosting a special class. Commemorate the holiday with friends by painting a beautiful rainbow wave that curls into the shape of a heart. This class is for those 12 years and older and tickets must be reserved ahead of class.

Bucks-Mont PRIDE Festival

Sunday, June 25, 12 to 5 pm

Abington Art Center, 515 Meetinghouse Rd, Jenkintown

SAGA, a program of The Welcome Project PA, is proudly hosting the third annual Bucks-Mont PRIDE Festival at the Abington Art Center. Enjoy live music, food, community resources, family-friendly activities, and more at this free, indoor/outdoor event brought to you by Montgomery County’s LGBT+ community center, which has been providing support, education, advocacy, and resources since 2017. 

Perkasie Pride Festival

Saturday, June 24, 9 am to 12 pm

S. 7th Street, Perkasie

Photo Courtesy of Perkasie Pride

All month long, Perkasie Borough is celebrating Pride Month, organized by Perkasie Pride, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to ensure a welcoming and affirming community for LGBTQIA+ individuals and families and their allies. Be sure to check their website for the newest updates on events, like their Pride celebration at the Farmer’s Market on June 24th, or their family friendly Drag Brunch on June 17th.

Please Touch Museum Pride Celebration

June 10, 2023, 9 am–4:30 pm
Please Touch Museum, Memorial Hall, 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia

Photo courtesy of the Please Touch Museum

Celebrate Pride at the Please Touch Museum and express yourself through face painting, art, and maker activities, songwriting workshops, movement, and more! Visit their website to see the day’s full schedule of events. All events are free with Museum admission.

Pride Day at the Philadelphia Zoo

June 10, 2023, 10 am–3pm
The Philadelphia Zoo

 Photo courtesy of the Philadelphia Zoo.

Philadelphia Zoo celebrates Pride Month with the return of Pride Day. This all-ages experience is a great opportunity to get outdoors with family, friends and/or significant others, enjoy the animals, and celebrate the awesome diversity of the LGBTQIA+ community. Connect with local LGBTQIA+ and allied organizations, enjoy Pride-themed decor and animal enrichment throughout the zoo, and more. Free with zoo admission.

Feature Photo Courtesy of Doylestown Pride Festival

Editor for Bucks County Parent. Email tips to christine@familyfocus.org.