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Your 2024 Michigan LGBTQ+ Pride Calendar

Michigan Pride is ready to roll in 2024, and we have all the details you need to plan out your Pride season right here. You’ll find Prides big and small from all over the state, and a few bonus events from outside the Mitten, too. 

Help us keep our calendar up to date! Email [email protected] with details about fests we’re missing.  

June



Saturday, June 1

Ferndale Pride
Downtown Ferndale, 12:30–10 p.m.

Celebrating its 14th year, Ferndale Pride is back for another jam-packed day of queer delights. In addition to a long list of food, drink and merchandise vendors, enjoy events like aerobatic performances in the children’s area, free sexual health screenings at Affirmations community center, cat and dog adoptions, drag story time, entertainment from the Ferndale Elks, and feature musical act Wreckno. FerndalePride.com


Keweenaw Pridefest
Hancock Beach, 1–4 p.m.

The second annual Keweenaw Pride event, themed “Here and Queer," will include musical guests Mr. Cesar, Rat Bath, Deep Fried Butterfly and Bees! Bees! Bees! Bees! Bees! Enjoy food trucks, lawn games, face painting and community tables along the beautiful Portage Lake shorefront at Hancock Beach. keweenawpridefest.org

Lowell Pride
Lowell Riverwalk, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
lowellPrideorg

Muskegon Pride
Downtown Muskegon, parade kick-off at 10:30 a.m.
facebook.com/MuskegonPrideX

Abigail's Pride 2023. Courtesy photo
Abigail's Pride 2023. Courtesy photo

Ortonville (“Abigail’s Pride”) 
Brandon Township Community Park (1414 N. Hadley Road, Ortonville), 4–8 p.m.

Back for its third year despite pushback from the local town council, Abigail's Pride will be held in a new location away from downtown Ortonville in 2024. The festival is the brainchild of Abigail Rowe, who, at age 14, embarked on a plan to bring a Pride event to her town so that queer kids like her had a day where they felt affirmed and loved. Three years later, Abigail's dream lives on. Enjoy music, food, and family-friendly fun at this Pride-in-the-park event. abigailspride.godaddysites.com

Saugatuck/Douglas Pride — various events from May 30 to June 2.
Parade kick-off: Downtown Saugatuck, June 1, 10:30 a.m.
Pride in the Park: Beery Field (8 Center St., Douglas), June 1, 11:30 a.m.–6 p.m. 
communitypridemi.org

Friday, June 7

OutFront Kalamazoo — through June 8. 
Arcadia Creek Festival Place (145 E. Water St.)

Kalamazoo Pride draws around 8,000 people each year to an annual two-day Pride festival featuring drag performances, music, exhibitors, food, dancing and more. outfrontkzoo.org/pride2024

Ypsi Pride 2019. Courtesy photo
Ypsi Pride 2019. Courtesy photo

Ypsilanti (Ypsi Pride) 
Depot Town, 5–10 p.m.
facebook.com/YpsiPride

Saturday, June 8

Detroit (MotorCity Pride) — through June 9.
Hart Plaza, June 8: 1-9 p.m., June 9: 12:30–7 p.m.
Parade: June 9, 12 p.m., Kick-off at Fort & Griswold, ends at Hart Plaza

The largest annual Pride fest in Michigan, MotorCity Pride has been a mainstay annual event since 1972, drawing tens of thousands of people to Hart Plaza for a sprawling event with fun for all ages. Live music across four stages, plentiful food and drink options, and family- and pet-friendly amenities make for a whole weekend of entertainment. MotorCityPride.org

Dowagiac (Cass County PrideFest)

New Pride Event!

Dowagiac Library Pavilion (206 Main St.), 4–8 p.m.

Part of "PrideFest On Tour" — three Pride events in the Berrien, Cass or Van Buren tri-county region
outcenter.org/pridefest

Grand Haven Pride
Downtown Grand Haven, 12–9 p.m.
ghPrideorg/events

Holly Pride
American Legion Post #149 (408 S. Saginaw St.), 12–5 p.m.
facebook.com/ACTHOLLY

Marquette (Upper Peninsula Rainbow Pride)
Mattson Lower Harbor Park (200 N Lakeshore Blvd.), 1–10:30 p.m.
uprainbowPrideorg/events

Saturday, June 15

Grosse Pointe Pride
Grosse Pointe Village, at St. Clair, 12–2 p.m.
wegp.org/Pride-2022-Details

Howell Pride Parade
Downtown., 12–3:30 p.m.

Also: Howell Rainbow Reception, June 3 (Brighton Amphitheater, 12–3 p.m.)
livingstondiversity.org/pride-alliance-livingston

Livonia Pride
Civic Park (15218 Farmington Road), 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
livonia.gov/1984/Livonia-Pride-Fest

Niles (Michiana PrideFest)
Riverfront Park (Niles Riverfront), 4–8 p.m.

Part of "PrideFest On Tour" — three Pride events in the Berrien, Cass or Van Buren tri-county region
outcenter.org/pridefest

Saturday, June 22

Benton Harbor (Twin Cities PrideFest)
Dwight P. Mitchell Park (100 E. Main St., Benton Harbor), 4–8 p.m.

Part of "PrideFest On Tour" — three Pride events in the Berrien, Cass or Van Buren tri-county region
outcenter.org/pridefes

Grand Rapids Pride 
Calder Plaza (320 Ottawa Ave. NW ), 12–10 p.m.

Grand Rapids Pride will celebrate its 36th annual festival in 2024. One of the largest one-day events held in the city each year, the event is a true community event brimming with family-friendly activities, live music on multiple stages, dozens of food and drink options, drag performances and more. grpride.org/pride-festival/

Bay City (Great Lakes Bay Pride)
Wenonah Park (801 N Water St.), 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
greatlakesbayPrideorg

Lansing Pride 2023. Courtesy photo
Lansing Pride 2023. Courtesy photo

Lansing Pride
Old Town, 1–10 p.m.

A few years ago, Lansing Pride had shrunk to a small gathering each year in the state’s capitol after picking up from where Michigan Pride, held from 1990-2011, left off. But in recent years, Lansing Pride has roared back. Now a full-day event that draws thousands of attendees to the vibrant Old Town neighborhood, the fest features a long day of live music, drag shows (including a meet-and-greet following Loosey LaDuca’s feature performance), food trucks, a beer tent, a children’s area with drag story time and nearly 200 vendors.
LansingPride.org

Owosso Pride
Curwood Castle Park (224 Curwood Castle Dr.), 1–5 p.m.
facebook.com/OwossoPride

Rochester (Pride in the Park)
Rochester Municipal Park (400 6th St.), 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
instagram.com/rochprideinthepark

Saint Ignace Pride
American Legion Park (200 N. State St.), 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
straitspride.org/events

Wyandotte (Downriver Pride)

New Pride Event!

Downtown Wyandotte, 12 p.m.-11 p.m.
downriverpride.com

Sunday, June 23 

Berkley Pride
Downtown Berkley, 1–5 p.m.
downtownberkley.com/berkley-pride

OutFront Kalamazoo Youth Pride 

New Pride Event!

Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan (601 W. Maple St.), 12–5 p.m.
Kalamazoo’s first-ever Pride event specifically geared towards LGBTQ+ youth will feature games, music, food and fun for all ages.
outfrontkzoo.org/youthpride2024

Saturday, June 29

Flint Pride 
Riverbank Park (1 Riverfront Ctr W.), 2–8 p.m.
facebook.com/FLINTGAYPRIDE

Holland Pride 
Centennial Park (250 Central Ave.), 12–5 p.m.

Holland Pride’s host organization, Out on the Lakeshore, has faced down an unfriendly local government to get this year’s festival off the ground. The conservative Ottawa County Commissioners withdrew funding, drawing national headlines, but Out on the Lakeshore rallied the community to fund an LGBTQ-affirming, family-friendly event complete with food, entertainment and a renewed spirit to continue the fight against anti-diversity.
facebook.com/HollandPride

Jackson Pride
Horace Blackman Park (W. Michigan Ave. and S. Jackson St.), 12–6 p.m.
mijacksonPrideorg/events

Monroe County Pride
111 W. Elm Ave., Monroe, 12–6 p.m.

facebook.com/PRISMMonroeCounty

South Haven (Pride in the Park)

New Pride Event!

Stanley Johnston Park (202 Dyckman Ave.), 12–10 p.m.

South Haven will hold its first-ever Pride event in 2024 with a day packed with activities like TikTok Lip Sync Battles, a Wagon Float Pride Parade, a poetry slam, a talent show, stand-up comedy, drag performances and a prom dance, along with food and vendors.
southhaven.org/events/south-haven-pride

Three Rivers Pride
Downtown Three Rivers (103 Portage Ave.), 12–11 p.m.
facebook.com/threeriverspride

Sunday, June 30

Big Rapids Pride
Downtown Big Rapids, 12–8 p.m.
pridebigrapids.org

Buchanan Pride on the Common
Downtown Buchanan, 4-9 p.m.

Port Huron (Blue River Pride)
701 McMorran Blvd., 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
bluewaterallies.com/event-details/blue-water-pride-1

July

Sunday, July 14

South Lyon Pride
McHattie Park (300 Dorothy St.), 12–4 p.m.
facebook.com/SouthLyonPride

Thursday, July 20

Battle Creek (Pride Weekend), various events from July 18–21
Parade kick-off: Michigan Ave. at Washington St., July 19, 7 p.m., ends at Commerce Point
Festival: Leila Aboretum (928 W. Michigan Ave.), 12–8 p.m.
battlecreekPrideorg/pride-weekend

Sunday, July 28

Hotter Than July, various events July 26-28
Hotter Than July Gospel & Soul Concert: MotorCity Casino, July 28, 8 p.m.

The signature summertime Pride event hosted by LGBT Detroit, North America’s largest Black-founded and led LGBTQ+ non-profit, Hotter Than July is the world’s longest-running, uninterrupted Black Pride celebration. The three-day event features a candlelight vigil honoring the lives of queer community members, a worship service, health screenings and a feature musical event. In celebration of the organization’s 30th anniversary, LGBT Detroit will offer the Hotter Than July Gospel & Soul Concert featuring Grammy-nominated artist B. Slade. 
lgbtdetroit.org/hotterthanjuly

August

Saturday, Aug. 3

Meridian Township
Marketplace on the Green (1995 Central Park Dr.), 5-10 p.m.
meridian.mi.us/about-us/calendar/meridian-pride-event

Saturday, Aug. 10

Ann Arbor Pride
Liberty and Main Streets, 12 p.m.
facebook.com/AnnArborPride

Saturday, Aug. 17

Vermontville Youth Pride
108 N Main St., 12-7 p.m.
illbeyourrock.org/vermontville-youth-pride

Saturday, Aug. 24

Transgender Pride in the Park
Martin Road Park (1900 Orchard Ave., Ferndale), 12–6 p.m.

Transgender Michigan will hold its 25th annual Transgender Pride in the Park in 2024. The bring-your-own picnic features speakers and a vendor area with organizations and businesses serving the trans community and a corresponding virtual vendor mall.
transgendermichigan.org/transgender-pride

September

Thursday, Sept. 19

Mackinac Island Pride. Courtesy photo
Mackinac Island Pride. Courtesy photo

Mackinac Island Pride Through Sept 22 
Mackinac Island, Details TBA, Eventus run Sept. 19, 2:00 p.m. through Sept. 22, 3 p.m.
straitsPrideorg/

Saturday, Sept. 28

Up North Pride (Traverse City). - Various events Sept. 26-29
Visibility Rally & March: F and M Park (716 E. State St.), 4-6 p.m.
upnorthPridecom

TBA:

Allegan Out Loud
facebook.com/alleganspeakup

Royal Oak Pride 
royaloakPridecom



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