This year, we're honored to continue our journey in amplifying the vibrant and diverse voices of the LGBTQ community in Arkansas. From the peaceful trails of the Ozarks to the bustling streets of Little Rock, Pride events are scheduled all across our beautiful state in the coming months.
The following is a list of events that will take place in 2023. Mark your calendar and plan to help showcase Arkansas’ resilience, community spirit, and most importantly, its Pride!
June 3: Groove to the beats at Pride Jam, starting at 7 p.m. at the Russellville Train Depot and inTRANSitive.
June 9-11: Gear up for the NEA Pridefest in downtown Jonesboro. More details forthcoming!
June 10: Save the date for Morrilton Pride! More details to be announced soon.
June 17: Step into the future with the Youth Leadership Academy, starting at 9 a.m. at the Fletcher Library in Little Rock. This is a great chance for young adults to hone their leadership skills and connect with community. Join in!
June 23-25: Save the date for NWA Pride, happening on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. We'll share more information as soon as it becomes available!
July 9: Save the date for ‘Out Days,’ a pride-filled event happening at Magic Springs theme park in Hot Springs.
July 23: Celebrate diversity at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds with Little Rock Black Pride, starting at 10 a.m.
August 4: Mark your calendar for the Summer Diversity Weekend in Eureka Springs! Keep an eye on this space for more information.
September 8-10: Save the date for Encore LGBTQIA+ Camp Out in Heber Springs.
September 30: Join in for Batesville’s PRIDEfest. More details are coming soon!
October 14: Save the date and join in the fun at Saline County Pride at Tyndall Park, starting at 12 p.m.
October 21: Save the date for Central AR Pride – more details forthcoming.
October TBD: Greenbrier Pride. Date, time and location to be announced.
We'll update the details of each event as they become available – keep checking back for more information.
Whether you're part of the LGBTQ community or an ally, you’re invited – to stand with us, to learn, to celebrate, and to continue the fight for equality and justice at home in Arkansas. Happy Pride!
(Know of an Arkansas Pride event that should be included in this list? Submit it via email to: [email protected] and we’ll include it in our update!)