Long Beach Pride Guide

This year marks the 35th anniversary of the Long Beach Pride Festival & Parade.

Attracting more than 80,000 participants over the two-day event, it’s not just one of the biggest events in Long Beach, but in Southern California!

Before you head out, check our guide for the best places to celebrate. With events as diverse as the LGBTQ+ community, there is something for everyone.

Getting to all the places you want to go is easy with our partner, Long Beach Transit. Whether by land or sea, their services are available all weekend long!

Find maps, schedules, information about mobile ticketing and more.

june, 2018

16jun2:00 pm6:00 pmFather's Day Weekend at The Pie HoleThe Pie Bar

17jun2:00 pm6:00 pmFather's Day Weekend at The Pie HoleThe Pie Bar

Ride Long Beach Transit to Pride!

Use the interactive map below and select “Transit” as your mode of transportation.

Ride Long Beach Transit to Pride!

Use the interactive map below and select “Transit” as your mode of transportation.

THE 2018 ANNUAL TEEN PRIDE PICNIC

Get ready to celebrate Long Beach Pride 2018! Join The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach’s MYTE (Mentoring Youth Through Empowerment) program for a kick back in Bixby Park. Youth between the ages of 13-18 are welcome to join us for barbecuing; park games; relaxing; and meeting other LGBTQ+ identified youth and allies!

Hosted by MYTE Long Beach and The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach

For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/315538642304859/

THE 2018 ANNUAL TEEN PRIDE PICNIC

Bixby Park, 130 Cherry Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

THE WONDERFUL MARY OF OZ - KICK OFF FOR PRIDE

Long Beach Pride Week with The Wonderful Mary of OZ. We will take on a journey with all the gayness you have always wanted. Hosted by Ms. Luna. Starring Big Dee, Havok Von Doom, Nomi B, Mia Farrow, Nebuer Styles and Syren Halston.
10pm
No cover; Drink specials all night.
21+
For more information, please visit: https://www.instagram.com/p/BiiWWIMhbML/

THE WONDERFUL MARY OF OZ - KICK OFF FOR PRIDE

330 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

THE 2018 PINK PARTY!

The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach, AIDS Food Store, and Hamburger Mary’s are proud to announce the return of the Pink Party! Taking place Friday, May 18 at Hamburger Mary’s beautiful downtown club, this is Long Beach Pride weekend’s signature kickoff event. The highly anticipated Pink Party experience includes an elevated evening of high energy dance, world-renowned drag performances, signature pink cocktails, prizes, and special guests.

Featuring beats from renowned DJ Smuckers , the DREAMGIRLS Revue with all-star Drag Race performers, and specialty Pink Party cocktails, this is the event to see and be seen at Pride weekend.

TICKET INFO:
$15 pre-sale (ends at 12:00pm on May 18th)*
$20 at the door
VIP Tables: $1000 (Includes VIP seating for 10, gourmet appetizers, and signature Pink Party cocktail for each table guest)*

*All pre-sale ticket holders will also receive free entry to the Queer Mafia Party with proof of purchase* (more details below)

All proceeds from the Pink Party will benefit The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach and AIDS Food Store.’

Queer Mafia LB Pride Kickoff Party
Location: Broken Drum Bar – 91 s Pine Ave. (former Sgt. Pepper’s)
Time: 9pm-2am
2 DJs + Live Performances
Cover: $15 (free with presale purchase for The Pink Party, proof of ticket required for entry)

For more information, please visit: https://www.centerlb.org/pinkparty

THE 2018 PINK PARTY!

330 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

KICKOFF COCKTAILS

Join GED Magazine on Ocean Blvd at SIP Lounge at the Renaissance Hotel for the 3rd Annual KICKOFF COCKTAILS celebrating the kickoff to Long Beach Pride Weekend! NO COVER, Complimentary Appetizers, Surprise Performances, Drink Specials, DJ Galaxy, Give-a-ways and more!

For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/1501350506658858/

KICKOFF COCKTAILS

111 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

QUEER MAFIA LB PRIDE KICKOFF PARTY

Kick off Long Beach Pride 35th anniversary Festival and Parade with an event full of entertainment, amazing people, food and drinks!

For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/980985792066279/

QUEER MAFIA LB PRIDE KICKOFF PARTY

91 S Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

FRIDAY PRIDE EDITION

2 levels, 5 bars; DJ Jah Lion
For more information, please visit: http://www.clubripples.com

FRIDAY PRIDE EDITION

5101 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90803, USA

BEARRACUDA LONG BEACH GAY PRIDE! UPGRADED W/GROWLR!

Two big rooms of music, parking lot party and 600+ guys socializing and dancing all night!

For more information, please visit: http://www.BEARRACUDA.COM

BEARRACUDA LONG BEACH GAY PRIDE! UPGRADED W/GROWLR!

3428 Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90804, USA

LB PRIDE KICK OFF WITH DJ VIDEO RAY

LB Pride Kick Off
Special Guest DJ Video Ray
No Cover and the cocktails that made The Silver Fox famous!

For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/228268164435356/

LB PRIDE KICK OFF WITH DJ VIDEO RAY

411 Redondo Ave, Long Beach, CA 90814, USA

SUGAR PRIDE

hree levels all open!
Doors open at 7pm
Doll Parts Live in parking lot at 8pm
Dj Les Ortiz and Dj Irma in the Latin room

For more information, please visit: http://www.thesuitelb.com/?page_id=12

SUGAR PRIDE

3428 Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90804, USA

LONG BEACH PRIDE DOUBLES

NO ELIMINATION FORMAT! You keep playing whether you win or lose! Plan to play 3-4 matches! Snacks and lunch provided. Registration required. Entry fee $75 per player.

For more information, please visit: http://longbeachpridedoubles.net/LBPD16/Welcome.html

LONG BEACH PRIDE DOUBLES

El Dorado Tennis Center, 2800 N Studebaker Rd, Long Beach, CA 90815, USA

MARCH WITH THE LGBTQ CENTER OF LONG BEACH!

March with The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach and show your spirit and support as they dance through the heart of Downtown Long Beach. Everyone is welcome!

This year we come together to respect our pioneering LGBTQ leaders, friends, and family members with our theme: “Wings to show you what you can become. Roots to remind you where you’re from.” We will provide shirts to the first 100 participants as well as light snack and drinks.

Participants can meet us at our starting location along the parade route which starts at Ocean Blvd. This year’s entry number will be announced soon! Look for the big double-decker red bus!

For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/165638904124156/

MARCH WITH THE LGBTQ CENTER OF LONG BEACH!

Bixby Park, 130 Cherry Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

2018 LONG BEACH PRIDE FESTIVAL

Remember the Past, Create the Future

The Long Beach Pride Festival, now attracts over 80,000 participants over the 2-day event. The Long Beach Pride Festival is inclusive and strives to promote an environment that is free from prejudice and bias.

For more information, please visit: http://longbeachpride.com

2018 LONG BEACH PRIDE FESTIVAL

400 Shoreline Village Dr, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

PRIDE POOL PARTY

Celebrate PRIDE in Long Beach and kickoff Summer with the only pool party in the heart of the action at the beautiful Renaissance Long Beach Hotel over looking Ocean Blvd and steps to the Pride Festival. This event will feature the beats of DJ Galaxy from Palm Springs, Miss GED Magazine Lola, Celebrity Host Brandon Stansell, Host Hector Monserratte, the Jager Boys with some special treats, drink specials, and lots of FUN in the SUN! The first 25 ticketed attendees will receive GED’s #GrabItLikeIt Sportspack filled with summer essentials! This is a limited ticketed event (21+) at only $10. At the door sales based upon availability, $20.

For more information, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pride-pool-party-tickets-45532200036?aff=efbeventtix

PRIDE POOL PARTY

111 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

PRIDE AT THE PARKLET

Party on the new patio! DJ Honeymee will be spinning fun upbeat dance vibes from 4pm to 7pm. Enjoy specials on Pie Shots, Rainbow Mimosa flights and Cherry Nutella Heart Hand Pies by The Pie Bar and beer and chocolate truffle specials from Romeo Chocolates. Jointly hosted by The Pie Bar & Romeo Chocolates Drink & Dessert.

For more information, please visit: https://thepiebarlongbeach.com

PRIDE AT THE PARKLET

450 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

RIPPLES RAINBOW PARTY

2 levels, 5 bars; large patio open. DJ Addiction.
For more information, please visit: http://www.clubripples.com/

RIPPLES RAINBOW PARTY

5101 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90803, USA

MÉNAGE #21-LB PRIDE PARTY

IT’S ON AGAIN…ONE NIGHT ONLY LB PRIDE SATURDAY!!!

Ménage #21…An Evening of ART*MUSIC*WOMEN & WINE!!!

Please join us at THE LIBERTY Art Gallery & Event Space for another beautiful night out in Long Beach! Amazing artists and music all from the women of the glbt community.

DATE & TIME: Saturday, May 19th from 7pm-12am.

COST: $10 admission

DRINK: Wine, Beer, Ltd Mixed Drinks, Soda & Water available.

PARKING:
Street Parking

ARTISTS:
Michelle Stewart
Kasey Scott-Brown
Linda McClure
Maryam Javan
Ann Mierisch
Mahsa Shoeleh
Paige Henderson
Kemery Blair-Yeakel Memorial

TAROT CARD READER:
Lynette Aldapa

MUSIC:
ZOEY’S TRIP

For more info, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/356319311501291/

MÉNAGE #21-LB PRIDE PARTY

435 Alamitos Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

LONG BEACH PRIDE WITH ALASKA THUNDERFUCK AND ANDREW CHRISTIAN

“Overboard LBC” hosts a number of different kinds of people, all of whom will be jamming out to the live DJs blasting all of the latest hits! And if the eye-candy on the floor isn’t doing it for you, just turn your attention to the hunks that will be working the bar.
As you should know by now, Overboard LBC is one of the most popular nightlife destinations during Long Beach Pride weekend, and has reached that status by booking top quality entertainment that’s consistent and relevant to their crowd.

This year’s crew is a perfect example of a lineup that will pack the house at Overboard LBC.

May 19th
*RuPaul’s Allstar Drag Race Winner Alaska Thunderfuck
*Fashion Show Presented and Hosted by Andrew Christian and Underwear Models. Andrew Christian Giveaways
*Real Housewives of Orange County Peggy Sulahian
*DJ Josh Peace 8pm-10pm
*DJ Drew G 10pm-12am
*DJ Alexander 12am-2am

Featuring:
*3 stories
*FULL BAR
*32 GOGO DANCERS
*OPEN BAR 8PM-9PM
*VIP LOUNGE
*15 VIP TABLES
*SEXY BARTENDERS
*DOWNTOWN LONG BEACH VIEWS

HUGE THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS Aids Healthcare Foundation//Monster Energy Drink//The Fight Magazine//Icelandic Glacial Water//Spunk Lube//Rage Monthly//At The Top Nightclub

For more information, please visit: https://overboardlbc.ecwid.com/

LONG BEACH PRIDE WITH ALASKA THUNDERFUCK AND ANDREW CHRISTIAN

201 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

FIRST ANNUAL FOR THE PRIDE IN YOU

Come join Lola’s on 4th Street for the first annual “For the Pride in You” brunch celebrating Long Beach Gay PRIDE weekend.

$15 brunch buffet
$10 bottomless mimosas
$8 Bloody Mary’s

We’ll get you to the parade on time!

Proceeds from this event will go to the non-profit Artful Thinking benefiting The AIDS Thrift Store and The AIDS Food Store.

Only at Lola’s on 4th Street
Regular food and drink menu applies after 10am

For more information, please visit: http://www.lolasmexicancuisine.com

FIRST ANNUAL FOR THE PRIDE IN YOU

2030 E 4th St, Long Beach, CA 90814, USA

LONG BEACH PRIDE DYKES ON BIKES PARADE RIDE!

Calling all riders to ride in the Long Beach Pride Parade.
Just meet at the parade route on Ocean Blvd. Ride to Shenanigan’s next to the festival grounds for the Pride Party to follow: 2pm-6pm!

For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/192388327948059/

LONG BEACH PRIDE DYKES ON BIKES PARADE RIDE!

Bixby Park, 130 Cherry Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

LONG BEACH PRIDE RUN

The Shoreline Frontrunners of Long Beach are the LGBTQ running club of Long Beach and part of the International Frontrunners. They host the 26th annual Long Beach Pride Run along the scenic beach path. This is the club’s major fundraiser and all net proceeds are donated to local charities. (The 2017 Pride Run proceeds were donated to Project CARE, The Center in Long Beach, and The Aids Food Store.) 5k and 10k Start Time is 8 a.m. Advance registration is required.

If you are planning on participating in the Long Beach Pride Parade you will have more than enough time to join your group in the lineup or find your friends in the stands. If you want to watch the parade, the race start/finish area has been reserved for runners as a viewing area. 

For more information, please visit: http://wp.shorelinefrontrunners.org/long-beach-pride-run

LONG BEACH PRIDE RUN

Shoreline Way, Long Beach, CA 90803, USA

2018 LONG BEACH LESBIAN & GAY PRIDE PARADE

Please join in to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Pride Festival and Parade. The parade hot spot kicks off at 9:30 a.m. at Bixby Park, located on Ocean Blvd at Cherry Ave. The location provides plenty of shade and a community gathering spot for anyone watching the parade. Also, free seating is provided on the bleachers. Parade Step off is Ocean Blvd. and Lindero Street.

For more information, please visit: http://longbeachpride.com

2018 LONG BEACH LESBIAN & GAY PRIDE PARADE

Bixby Park, 130 Cherry Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

LONG BEACH PRIDE PLAYDATE

When your kiddos can’t handle watching the parade any more, come hang out with us and let them run around the playground. Hosted by L.A. Genderqueer Parenting.

For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/180060599316542/

LONG BEACH PRIDE PLAYDATE

Bixby Park, 130 Cherry Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

TRANS-LUCENT'S LGBT PRIDE LONG BEACH

Hosted by Trans-Lucent a T-Girl TS CD Transgender Transsexual Cross Dresser.

All are welcome and all dress attire is invited.

Long Beach’s only three-story nightclub with karaoke, billiards on the main level and dance go-gos and DJ on the top level. In the bottom level, there’s a soiree and booking makeup/hair appointments for those interested in dressing and needing touch ups.

For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/2004897343132384/

TRANS-LUCENT'S LGBT PRIDE LONG BEACH

3428 Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90804, USA

PRIDE BLOW-OUT SUNDAY

Patio BBQ and beer bust! DJ Jah Lion.
For more information, please visit: http://www.clubripples.com/

 

PRIDE BLOW-OUT SUNDAY

5101 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90803, USA

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