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Seattle-Area Pride Events for Families

Celebrate all families at community Pride events in 2024

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Published on: May 28, 2024

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June is Pride Month! Seattle Pride events and celebrations recognize that families come in all forms — and that love is love. Read on to find family-friendly ways to celebrate Pride in Seattle and beyond, from June into July. Plus, if you read all the way to the end, you'll find extra resources and fun reads for families. Happy Pride to all!

Tiny Tides Story Time – Pride Celebration

Date and time: Saturday, June 1, 9–11 a.m.

Cost: $15 adult; $3 child

Drag kings and sea creatures make a special appearance to tell estuary tales and do crafts at this special Pride story time edition at the Puget Sound Estuarium. Afterward, kids can explore exhibits, meet animal ambassadors and use the touch tank.

Snohomish Pride

Date and time: Saturday, June 1, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Cost: Free

Show up for a kids’ parade, family fair and live music at Snohomish’s second annual Pride celebration in historic Downtown Snohomish. Activities for grown-ups continue after hours.

Paws & Pride Dog Walk

Date and time: Saturday, June 1, 9:30 a.m.–1 p.m.

Cost: Free (donations welcome)

Attention, dog owners: This year’s event has a new location and there is no charge to reserve a spot for you and your four-legged friend to take part in a stroll through Bellevue Downtown Park. Stick around afterward for a paw-ty including a dog costume contest. Pup-less people are welcome, too!

Phinneywood Pride Rainbow Hop

Date and time: Saturday, June 1, 10:30 a.m.–1 p.m.

Cost: Free

Don your finest Pride outfit and follow the Rainbow Hop route as you march through the Phinney Ridge neighborhood to find colorful activities such as a dance party, stories, crafts and performances. Reserve seats to Taproot Theatre’s anti-bullying play for kids, “Bugs!” performed at 9:30 a.m.

White Center Pride Street Festival

Date and time: Saturday, June 1, 11 a.m.–11 p.m.

Cost: Free

This year’s White Center’s Pride festival promises to be the biggest to date with plenty of entertainment and fun for kids including a bounce area, face-painting, live music and more in downtown White Center.

Three girls doing rainbow crafts at Pride in the Park in Seattle
Credit: Nate Gowdy

Seattle Pride in the Park

Date and time: Saturday, June 1, noon–7 p.m.

Cost: Free

Bring the fam to Volunteer Park for a day of fun at this annual Seattle Pride kickoff event, in its 50th year! There will be drag queen story time, a teen space, performances, food trucks and more.

Pride Public Skate

Date and time: Saturday, June 1, 6–7:45 p.m.

Cost: $15; $5 skate rental; ages 4 and younger are free

Kick off Pride Month skating to tunes curated by LGBTQIA and Kraken staff under colored lights at the Kraken Community Iceplex.

Seattle Mariners Celebrate Pride

Date and time: Saturday, June 1, 4:15 p.m. and Thursday, June 13, 6:40 p.m.

Cost: Ticket prices vary

Head to T-Mobile Park to celebrate Pride, cheer on the Mariners and get your swag during special game nights in June. Score a Pride trucker hat at the June 1 game versus the L.A. Angels or opt for a limited-edition Pride T-shirt available with the purchase of a specially-priced ticket for the June 13 game against the Chicago White Sox.

Arlington Pride

Date and time: Sunday, June 2, 11 a.m.–3 p.m.

Cost: Free

With “The Future is Inclusive” as its theme, Arlington’s third annual celebration invites all to show up at Legion Memorial Park as their full selves and enjoy this all-ages, family-friendly event.

Come Out Kirkland: A Community Pride Celebration

Date and time: Friday, June 7, 5–7 p.m.

Cost: Free

Kirkland invites all to come out and show their pride at this all-ages, family-friendly celebration of the LGBTQAI+ community at Marina Park. There will be entertainment, a resource fair and free refreshments.

Burien Pride Festival

Date and time: Friday–Sunday, June 7–9

Cost: The Festival is free; $30 for 10 rounds of bingo; $10–$20 for pancake breakfast

Burien has a whole weekend of events lined up at Town Square Park, so check out the schedule to see what suits your fam. There is a street dance party on Friday, an all-day festival with kids’ activities on Saturday, and Drag Queen Bingo on Sunday, with all-you-can-eat pancakes (tickets required for Sunday activities).

Woodinville Pride

Date and time: Saturday, June 8, noon–5 p.m.

Cost: Free

Join the community in celebrating Pride at Woodinville’s Wilmot Gateway Park. Check out vendor booths, enjoy performances and take home some free goodies at this inclusive event.

Pride Night at Kidsquest Museum

Date and time: Friday, June 14, 3:30–7:30 p.m.

Cost: $10 child; $5 non-member adult

Bring the kids to Kidsquest Museum for an evening of joy and love filled with rainbows and special activities while celebrating Pride.

Family attends a Pride event
Credit: Nate Gowdy

Prideful Playdate at Seattle Children’s Museum

Date and time: Saturday, June 15, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Cost: $10–$20

Families are invited to come together to celebrate Pride at Seattle Children’s Museum. Make friendship bracelets, tie-dye a tee, shred with Skate Like a Girl, read stories with a drag queen and more.  

Everett Pride Block Party

Date and time: Saturday, June 15, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.

Cost: Free

There will be entertainment onstage all day long at Everett’s second annual Pride Block Party being held in the historic district. Don’t miss the car show!

Mercer Island Pride in the Park

Date and time: Saturday, June 15, 2–5 p.m.

Cost: Free

Bring the fam to Mercerdale Park for live music, games and a puppy parade with costume contest. All are welcome!

Pride celebrations at PDZA and Northwest Trek

Date and time: Saturday–Sunday, June 22–23

Cost: Included with admission

Join the animals in celebrating Pride Month at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium and Northwest Trek. Critters will enjoy rainbow-themed enrichments and visitors can snap a selfie. These events are included with park admission and are in partnership with Tacoma Pride.

Queer Visions at MoPop

Date and time: Saturday, June 22, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Cost: Included with admission ($35)

MoPop has a whole day of activities planned for the entire family to celebrate Pride including a family drag workshop (registration required), drop-in zine workshop, artifacts from "The Matrix," short film screenings and more. 

Gig Harbor Pride in the Park

Date and time: Saturday, June 22, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Cost: Free

Gig Harbor pulls out all the stops with its Pride acrobatic extravaganza "Cirque du SO-Gay." You will also find face painters and balloon artists at this family and pet-friendly event held at Skansie Brothers Park.

‘You Can’t Stop the Drag’ Kid’s Show

Date and time: Saturday, June 22, 2–3 p.m.

Cost: $10–$20; ages 4 and younger are free

Seattle Men’s Chorus performs a special one-hour abbreviated show especially for kids at McCaw Hall filled with singing and dancing that also includes drag story time. Get your tickets now for this celebration of the art and joy of drag.

Pride Celebration at Civic Center Playfields

Date and time: Saturday, June 22, 2–6 p.m.

Cost: Free

Edmonds is following up its successful Pride debut last year with a whole month of events this June, including a family-friendly celebration at Civic Center Playfields with music, story-telling, art, booths and food.

Capital City Pride Festival

Date and time: Saturday, June 29, 11:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

Olympia welcomes residents and visitors to Port Plaza to celebrate community with music, food and entertainment for all.

Pridefest Capitol Hill

Date and time: Saturday, June 29, noon–8 p.m.

Cost: Free

This free community street party spanning six blocks of Broadway and Cal Anderson Park is a joyous good time. The festival features lots of live music along Broadway, a beer garden for adults and activities for all ages.

Seattle Pride Parade

Date and time: Sunday, June 30, 11 a.m.

Cost: Free

Washington’s largest parade starts at 11 a.m. at Westlake Park in downtown Seattle, and travels along Fourth Avenue. The parade lasts roughly 2.5 hours.

PrideFest at Seattle Center

Date and time: Sunday, June 30, noon–8 p.m.

Cost: Free

After the Pride parade, join the event that claims to be the biggest Pride party of the month! There are four stages of entertainment and new this year — a family area! PrideFest at Seattle Center is free and open to all.

Tacoma Pride Festival

Date and time: Saturday, July 13, noon–6 p.m.

Cost: Free

The Pride party continues into July as Tacoma’s annual Pride event kicks off with live music, community spirit and food truck fare at Fireman’s Park.

Alki Beach Pride

Date and time: Saturday, August 31, noon–8 p.m.

Cost: Free

Alki Beach Park is your destination for lots of family-friendly Pride fun in the sun before summer is over. Be sure to check out the stage performances, DJ tunes and good eats.

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Editor’s note: This article was first published in 2017 and has been updated each year by ParentMap’s calendar editor. The community Pride events are all new for 2024!

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