Out, Proud and Healthy go to Pride events across the state to hand out swag, collect surveys, and connect with the queer community in Missouri! Here are all the events you can find us at in 2024:

Warrensburg Pride

WHERE: Location is TBD

WHEN: Saturday, June 1st

LINK: https://www.facebook.com/WarrensburgPrideFestival/

OTHER INFORMATION: For the safety of our guests, this year’s event will feature security checks. The event will be family friendly until 5PM then after 6PM it will be 18+ only. You must have a ticket/pass to attend. There is no “Open to the Public” time this year.

Pride events include:

  • Vendor & Sponsor Booths
  • Photo Booth with Drag Entertainers
  • Guest Speakers
  • Drag Shows
  • Food & Drinks
  • and More!

Kansas City Pride

WHERE: Theis Park, 4800 Oak St, Kansas City, Missouri 64110, United States

WHEN: KC PrideFest: June 7th — 9th and KC Pride Parade: June 8th

LINK: https://kcpridealliance.org/

OTHER INFORMATION: Kansas City PrideFest is an LGBTQ+ festival featuring multiple stages with local acts, national recording artists, vendors, food trucks, family activities, and more.

Ozark Pridefest

WHERE: The square in downtown Springfield, Mo.

WHEN: June 8th, noon

LINK: https://ozarkspridefest.com/

OTHER INFORMATION: Join us for a day of celebrating the diversity and love that makes our LGBTQIA+ family so beautiful! Event is rain or shine (except lightning). Please ignore potential protestors as much as possible and instead allow the security personnel and trained peacekeepers, who are designated for such situations and possess relevant expertise, to handle it appropriately.

Pride St. Charles

WHERE: St. Charles Family Arena

WHEN: June 15, 2024, Noon – 7 pm

LINK: https://www.pridestcharles.org/

OTHER INFORMATION: Join us on June 15, 2024, from 12 pm to 7 pm, for the 2024 Pride St. Charles Festival, a vibrant celebration of love, diversity, and inclusion. Experience the excitement with live entertainment, engaging vendors, delicious food, and community connections. With activities for all ages, including family fun and a doggy drag show, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Come together with friends, family, and allies as we honor the LGBTQIA+ community and embrace the spirit of pride in St. Charles.

St. Louis Pridefest

WHERE: Soldiers Memorial Military Museum

WHEN: June 29th at 11:00 a.m. and June 30th at 6:00pm

LINK: https://www.pridestl.org/

OTHER INFORMATION: Are you ready to celebrate PrideFest 2024!!! Make it the best and most exciting LGBTQIA+ festival in our region!

PrideSTL wants to welcome everyone to come and be our guests for this FREE event! Come and “Unleash Your Pride” on June 29th and 30th right across from City Hall in beautiful downtown St. Louis.

Come and be in community and celebrate our wonderful diversity and uniqueness and be entertained by national and local acts on The Main Stage.

We haven’t forgotten about your kids! Bring the little darlings and have them frolic in our Children’s Area. There’s going to be lots of fun activities and games for them to enjoy. After all, PrideFest is a family friendly event.

We mustn’t forget get those in our community who bravely served in our country’s armed forces and protected our freedom. On Saturday join us as we honor them at our Military Element and Wreath Laying Ceremony

And who doesn’t love a parade! Well on Sunday at high noon we march down Market with The Grand Pride Parade. One of the largest parades in the country!!! Don’t let this parade pass you by! Voted St. Louis’s Best Parade by the RFT in 2005.

Ashland Pride

WHERE: Ashland City Park

WHEN: Sunday, July 16th from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

LINK: https://www.facebook.com/events/ashland-city-park/ashland-pride-2023-second-annual/783447340088272/

OTHER INFORMATION:

Food trucks onsite: Gina’s Vegan A Go Go, 2 Odd Dawgs, and The Big Cheeze.

Vendors and artists, entertainment, kids area, and beer garden

Black Pride STL

WHERE: Polish Heritage Center (1413 North 20th Street), St. Louis, Mo.

WHEN: August 15th – 18th, noon to 6 p.m.

LINK: https://www.blackpridestl.org/blank-page

OTHER INFORMATION: Black Pride St. Louis knows that our strength lies not only in the words we stand by but most importantly through the actions of our initiatives. Back in 1994, our Gay & Lesbian Organization realized that by working together we could overcome our challenges much more efficiently, and that is why we ultimately decided to launch Black Pride St. Louis.

JOMO Pride

WHERE: Downtown Joplin-The Brick District

WHEN: September 6th– 8th, starting at 5p.m.

LINK: https://www.jomopride.org/

OTHER INFORMATION:

Join us for JOMO Pridefest 2024 September 6-8th in Joplin, MO. for our BIGGEST PRIDE YET! 3 days of FUN all for FREE!!

Join us for our Pride Concert Series featuring Platinum Billboard Artist, DEV on September 7th with Headlining performances also by Irene the Alien from Rupaul’s Drag Race and Loris Volke from Boulet Brothers Dragula!

Mid-Missouri PrideFest

WHERE: Rose Music Hall and the streets surrounding

WHEN: September 28th-29th, starting at noon

LINK: https://www.midmopride.org/?v=7516fd43adaa

OTHER INFORMATION: Join us for the annual Mid-Missouri PrideFest celebration in downtown Columbia, Missouri! We will host this year’s event at Rose Music Hall and surrounding streets!

Gates open at NOON each day with the parade at NOON on Sunday the 29th on Broadway!