Jun 5, 2024 - Things to Do

Where to celebrate Pride in Columbus

Animated illustration of a pattern of waving Pride Flags.

Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

Happy Pride Month, Columbus! There are plenty of ways to celebrate.

The latest: Downtown Pride, 4-10pm Saturday on Gay Street, is a new family-friendly festival featuring "DJs, drag queens, dancers and divas."

  • Gahanna will also host its first community celebration this year: 6:30-10pm on Wednesday, June 26, at Hannah Park, 6547 Clark State Road.

The main event: Stonewall Columbus' Pride March steps off 10:30am June 15 at Broad and High streets.

Other celebrations, free unless noted:

New Albany art tile hunt: Follow Pride New Albany on Facebook for a daily scavenger hunt with prizes from local businesses.

Hilliard Pride: Noon-3pm Saturday, Station Park, 4021 Main St.

Upper Arlington Pride: 1-5pm Sunday, Sunny 95 Park, 4395 Carriage Hill Lane.

Pride in Grove City happy hour: 6-8pm June 11 and June 25, Local Cantina, 3937 Broadway.

OSU alumni and friends reception: 6-8pm June 13, Longaberger Alumni House, 2200 Olentangy River Road. $10, includes a T-shirt, hors d'oeuvres and a drink.

Pride Anthems: 7pm June 16, Southern Theatre. $34-44. A musical experience honoring the fight for LGBTQ+ equality over five decades.

Pride Bar Crawl: 4-10pm June 22. Check in at Howl at the Moon, 504 Park St. $15-20.

Reynoldsburg Pride: 4-8pm June 22, Huber Park, 1640 Davidson Road.

Westerville Pride: 5-8pm June 22, 62 N. State St.

Minerva Park Pride potluck: 6-8pm June 29, Community Building, 2829 Minerva Lake Road. Bring a dish to share!

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