The Many Ways to Celebrate Pride in Boston

Art on display in St. Francis House's window to celebrate pride month.

June is Pride Month, and in Boston there are so many ways to observe and celebrate the occasion! From block parties, to marches, to religious observances, here are some of the many Boston events happening in honor of Pride this June.

Boston’s first “A Very Proud City” series, Every Wednesday throughout June

At the beginning of the month, Mayor Michelle Wu announced “A Very Proud City” initiative, a brand-new series of events throughout Downtown Boston to celebrate Pride. The varied gatherings have shared goal of “highlighting connection, resilience, art, and joy for all Bostonians.” Learn more and see the full schedule.

Road of Rainbows 5k Run/Walk, June 11

Boston Theater Company’s fun-run in the Boston Common is open to LGBTQ+ people and allies of all genders. Learn more about the inclusive event and sign up.

Annual Boston Pride Worship Service at Old South Church, June 12

In this Sunday, Old South Church will hold its annual Pride Worship Service in their beautiful sanctuary. Learn more about the event.

JP Block Party, June 12

This exuberant, all ages, outdoor event has something for everyone! Taking place on Perkins Street in Jamaica Plain, the JP Block Party will feature food and drinks from local vendors, live music, and a kid’s zone. Register and learn more.Guests in and staff post for a photo in St. Francis House's "Room to Grow" Recovery Support Center wearing rainbow shirts that say "Be You."

Boston Choral Ensemble Concert, June 12

At the First Church Cambridge in Harvard Square, the Boston Choral Ensemble will take viewers on a journey exploring the LGBTQ+ community through time. The concert, titled Sing We Our Tomorrow, begins at 4pm and will feature musical and spoken word performances. Purchase tickets and learn more.

Trans Resistance March & Festival, June 25

During the last weekend of the Month, the Third Annual Trans Resistance March will kick off in Cedar Square Park in Roxbury and a Celebration will follow at the end of the march at Franklin Park Playstead. The event is hosted by Trans Resistance MA, a trans and community led organization. Learn more about the event and its mission.