23 May 2024

June 2024 Pride Events in Norfolk

Norfolk is bursting with pride all June, from lively kick-off fests to the city’s signature boat parade. Support the LGBTQ+ community while having a blast at any of these events.

June 1

NEON Rainbow Market (Noon-4 p.m.): Celebrate Pride and Juneteenth with unique vendors showcasing art, fashion, and crafts in the trendy NEON District (The Plot, 776 Granby St, Norfolk, VA).

  • Pride Kick Off Pop-Up Event at Aries Apothecary (Noon to 6 p.m.): Support local businesses and artists at this special Pride kick-off event featuring vendors and sales (Aries Apothecary, LLC, 3822 Granby st, Norfolk, VA).
  • Pride Kick-Off at MJ’s Tavern (10 a.m.): Enjoy live music, drag shows, fun games, food, and festivities to kick off Pride Month at MJ’s Tavern (4019 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA).

June 6

Pride Night: Celebrate Pride at the Chrysler Museum from 6-9 p.m. The Chrysler Museum of Art is kicking off Pride Month with Hampton Roads Pride! Step right up and prepare to be amazed by a Rainbow Circus full of live performances, aerialists, carnival games, music, dancing, and art. Grab your best top hat or tutu and run away to the Museum for the greatest PRIDE on Earth! Free admission. Experience the collection after-hours on the first Thursday of each month, from 6–9 p.m. In addition to the galleries, the Museum Shop and Zinnia Café are open. Cash bar and live music. New themes each month. (1 Memorial Place, Norfolk).

June 7

  • Hopes & Dreams Pride Night at Smartmouth Brewing Company (6-11 p.m.): Enjoy drag performances by Jasleane Jade, Naomi Black and Maria Rose, a live DJ, and a special Pride-themed beer release, “Hopes & Dreams Hazy DIPA,” with proceeds benefiting the LGBT Life Center (Smartmouth Brewing Company Norfolk HQ, 1309 Raleigh Avenue, Norfolk, VA).
  • New Moon Pride Market at Selden Market (7-10 p.m.): Feel the magic of the night at this market celebrating Pride with local vendors, tarot readings, psychic and astrology readings, workshops and more at Selden Market (208 E Main St, Norfolk, VA).

June 8

Pawsnickety Pets Pride Pet Parade & Block Pawty (8:30 p.m.-10:30 a.m.): Dress up your furry friend in their most fabulous attire and join the fun at Pawsnickety Pets’ pet parade featuring a costume contest, vendors, raffles and free mini dog cupcakes (Pawsnickety Pets, 957A W. 21st Street, Norfolk, VA).

June 12

  • Tides Baseball: Celebrate Pride Night at Harbor Park as the Tides take on the Memphis Redbirds. It’s also Wine Down Wednesday. 6:35 p.m. (150 Park Ave., Norfolk)

June 15

Pride Night at the Virginia Zoo (5-8 p.m.): Celebrate Pride with a night filled with love, drag queens, your favorite animals like lions and tigers, a mini market with local vendors and educational resources from LGBTQ+ organizations at the Virginia Zoo (3500 Granby St, Norfolk, VA).

June 16

  • Pride in Chelsea: details TBA

June 17

Ghent Pride (5:30- 9:30 p.m.): Don’t miss this inclusive community event presented by the Ghent Business Association featuring food trucks, drinks, entertainment, a “Lock of Love” display where you can write a message for $8, and a chance to celebrate Pride in the heart of Ghent (The Palace Shops and Station, Ghent).

June 19

  • Pride Speakeasy: At Gershwin’s piano bar and restaurant, 332 Granby St. Details TBA.

June 21

  • The Generosity Network’s LGBTQ Happy Hour / LGBT Life Center Fundraiser (5-7 p.m.): Enjoy a fun happy hour with free drinks and giveaways while supporting the LGBT Life Center at Cogans Pizza North (4311 Colley Avenue, Norfolk, VA).
  • Camp Pride Block Party (7 p.m.): Dance the night away at this 18+ block party featuring top DJs, Anelz, DJ Kenny Cruz, and DJ Coop (location to be announced).

June 22

Hampton Roads PrideFest Boat Parade (Noon-2 p.m.): Kick off the PrideFest weekend with the vibrant and historic Boat Parade along the Elizabeth River, departing from Town Point Park (100 E Virginian St, Norfolk, VA). The parade is a part of the overall Hampton Roads PrideFest, being held across several cities in the region this weekend.

  • Norfolk Official Pride Bar Crawl (4-11 p.m.): Join the official Pride bar crawl and celebrate with friends at participating locations throughout Norfolk (locations to be announced).

June 27

Naro Minded: BOUND (1996) at Naro Cinema (7 p.m.): Enjoy a free screening of the classic lesbian neo-noir film “BOUND” in celebration of Pride Month at Naro Cinema (1507 Colley Ave, Norfolk, VA).

June 29

  • Sapphic Pride: 7 p.m. at 37th and Zen, 1083 37th St.

All Month

Whether you’re here during June when a lineup of event take center stage or you’re exploring Norfolk any time of the year and want to show support, we’ve got the Pride gear to add some vibrancy and inclusion to your wardrobe.

Shop online, stop by our Mermaid Market at 232 E. Main St., Norfolk, or come to our Mobile Visitors Center during PrideFest to stock up on rainbow swag representing Norfolk as a city for all.

This is just a taste of the many exciting events happening in Norfolk for Pride Month. You can find up-to-date information on many events on the official Hampton Roads Pride website and social media pages for the latest updates and details.

Are you hosting a Pride event we missed? We’d love to know about it. Email us here to have it included!

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