Where to Celebrate Pride Outside of Washington, DC

Pride Month is an annual commemoration held during the entire month of June. And there is a lot to be PRIDEFUL in Montgomery County, Maryland. Here are a few great ways you and your family can celebrate your Pride month just outside of Washington, DC.

Keep it Lit Pride Night
Adventure Park at Sandy Spring
June 15 | 6 – 11 pm
Cost $35

Keep your Pride celebrations going at the outdoor climbing and zip lining park! Celebrate with music, lights, and adventure. This event is open to ages 18+.

Pride Drag Show at Denizens
Denizens Brewing Co. | Silver Spring
June 19 | 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Denizens Brewing Co. is teaming up with the Haus of Stone, Councilmember Evan Glass, and Us Helping Us for a fabulous pride event! The Haus of Stone ladies will put on a drag performance you will never forget. Councilmember Evan will be saying a few words and Us Helping Us will be bringing their mobile clinic. Festivities will begin at 8:00 pm.

LGBTQ Family Day at Glen Echo Park
Glen Echo Park | Glen Echo
June 23 | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Celebrate Pride month a family day at Glen Echo Park, dedicated to LGBTQ families, friends and supporters. Meet other LGBTQ families, watch a puppet show, take a spin on an amusement ride or simply enjoy some ice cream. This is an opportunity for residents of all gender expressions and sexual orientations to come together for a family-centered day at one of Montgomery County’s historic sites. Entry to the park is free. Some activities require on-site ticket purchase.

AFI screening of BEFORE STONEWALL
AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center
June 27 | 7:00 pm

AFI is celebrating with a special advance screening of the documentary BEFORE STONEWALL: THE MAKING OF A GAY AND LESBIAN COMMUNITY featuring an intro by Councilmember Evan Glass. BEFORE STONEWALL pries open the closet door, setting free the dramatic story of the sometimes horrifying public and private existences experienced by LGBT Americans since the early 1900s.

Moco Pride Party 2019
Rockville Town Square
June 29 | 6:30 – 10:30 pm
Cost $7.50-$70

MoCo Pride Party 2019 will feature all night entertainment, an unforgettable community atmosphere, food & drink vendors, and local queer organizations in Rockville Town Square! Featuring performances by RuPaul’s Drag Race Superstar, Peppermint! MoCo Pride Party 2019 is a benefit for the MoCo Pride Center, a 501c3 non-profit organization, brought to you by PAD Awesome Entertainment, Cee Smith Media Group, 3 Pillars Conferences & Events, and One Source Event Group!

 

For more things to do around Montgomery County, check out our Events Calendar.