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Pride Month in the Evansville Region

June is here and it’s giving pride! Of course, pride should be celebrated every day, not just one day or month of the year, but this month the flags are flying and rainbows are appearing all across the country. Here are some of the ways you can get involved in the celebration in the Evansville region!

HCAD First Fridays
June 2, 2023

Haynie's Corner Pride First Friday

Celebrate PRIDE with a free, outdoor, all-ages drag show kicking off at 6pm! Welcome back Patience Eau Claire, Virgil Lee Dennison and Afrodytee and a big HCAD welcome to Jasmine! Bring your dollars for tipping and help us celebrate this performance art. Of course, more art vendors than ever will be spread around the corner, and great food trucks, all happening in everyone's favorite Corner of Evansville! Free, as always, and family friendly!



June 3, 2023 

River City Pride Festival & Parade 

The 2023 River City Pride Festival presented by OneMain Financial kicks off Saturday, June 3rd in downtown Evansville! The parade will take place on Main Street at 12pm, and the festival continues until 10pm with music, drag performances, and so much more. Gather your friends, family, and allies and join in for an unforgettable day of love, acceptance, and pure joy!

River City Pride 


Warrick County Pride
June 10, 2023

Warrick County Pride

The 2nd annual Warrick County Pride Festival begins at 10am at the Newburgh Lock and Dam with musical entertainment, comedy, and a family friendly drag show. The fun goes on until 10pm with a variety of vendors, food trucks, and non-profit info booths. 
Pride at the Otters
June 11, 2023

Pride Night at the Otters

Join River City Pride at the Evansville Otters game on June 11th! Tickets are available at Your Brother’s Bookstore in downtown Evansville or at the River City Pride booth on Main Street during the festival June 2nd. 


River City Pride 

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June 16, 2023 

HCAD Music Fest & LGBTQ Resource Fair 

Join us at the Alhambra for an evening of FREE music featuring LGBTQ+ performers on Haynie's Corner!
6-7:15pm: The Randys
7:30-8:15: Loralye & Hannah Evelyn
8:15-9:30: Syzygy
With a special guest appearance from the newly formed Rainbow Choir
A selection of vendors and services providers will be set up in the area thanks to River City Pride!
June 23, 2023


Don’t miss the Vanderburgh Humane Society’s 2nd annual Wag ’n Drag, a family friendly event celebrating pets, people and pride! All ages, including friendly and leashed pets, are welcome to join. Family friendly drag show begins at 7pm, and there will be local vendors, raffle prizes, food trucks and shelter pets! 


River City Pride 

Dubois County Pride
June 24, 2023 

Dubois County Pride 

Join in the 2023 Dubois County PRIDE! Festival to celebrate and support our community’s LGBTQ people and their families, friends, and allies. The Dubois County PRIDE! Festival celebrates and promotes acceptance for all people. The festival features entertainment for all ages, vendor booths displaying arts and crafts, great food, local businesses, non-profits, and service providers.

Dubois County Pride