Here in Corpus Christi, everyone is invited to coast their way freely and fully. Join us for the month of June and see how PRIDE 2023 is celebrated in the Gulf Coast Capital with pet parades, family days, nightlife, and more! And no matter if you're a member of the PRIDE community or an ally, all are welcome to make Corpus Christi their vacation destination.

Pride Week Kick Off

Kick off pride week on June 4th from 5:00 PM – 12:00 AM at an LGBTQIA+ bar (21+) in Corpus Christi. The Hidden Door, located at 802 S. Staples St., is a wonderful place for happy hours, camaraderie, and tons of dancing, so what better place to start the party!

Embracing Love and Unity: Open and Affirming Sermon

Celebrate the beauty and power of diverse identities at an inspiring event that honors the true spirit of love and unity. Come together for a sermon delivered by Reverend Dana Worsham that teaches about love, acceptance, and the importance of diversity within our spiritual community, and stay for a potluck to celebrate a shared commitment to inclusivity and acceptance. The event will be held on June 4th from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at St. Paul United Church of Christ, located at 5525 Lipes Blvd.  

 

PRIDE Comedy Night

Get ready for an incredible night filled with laughter and celebration at the Pride Corpus Christi Comedy Night on June 6th from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Held at the Mesquite St. Southside location at 4535 S. Padre Island Dr., Ste. 1, for just $25 a person, you’ll experience an unforgettable evening of hilarious stand-up comedy featuring the fabulous Eric Williams to kick off the show and the legendary Poppy Champlin as the headliner.

Pride Pub Crawl

Get ready for a night of fabulous fun and entertainment at the Pride Pub Crawl on June 9th at 6:00 PM. Join other 21+ members of the LGBTQIA+ community on a whirlwind tour of the city’s hottest spots, featuring unique pride-themed drinks and activities. Mingle with fellow members and allies as you enjoy special cocktails, captivating performances, exclusive gear, and more. Don’t forget to be safe and arrange for a designated driver or use a ride-sharing service during the event.

 

3rd Annual Pet Paw-Rade

Let your precious pets show their pride at the 3rd Annual Pet Paw-rade for a fun-filled event designed to spread love and cheer. Dress up your pets for a costume contest, bring the kids to the bouncy house, enjoy refreshments, and more. This family-friendly event celebrates LGBTQIA+ inclusivity in our community and allows your pets to get in on the fun, all while supporting a worthy cause. This event will be held on June 10th, from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, at St. Paul United Church of Christ, located at 5525 Lipes Blvd.  

 
Rainbow Run/Walk 5K

Celebrate Pride Month in your flashiest rainbow attire while running in the first-ever Rainbow Run/Walk 5K. The event will take place at Cole Park near Downtown Corpus Christi on June 10th with registration and check-in at 7:00 AM and the run beginning at 8:00 AM. Tickets are $15 for entry and $30 for entry into the race and a Rainbow Run/Walk T-shirt! All proceeds for this event will directly fund the Coastal Bend Pride Center.

 

“Fun Home” Musical

Mark your calendars for three consecutive nights of a special Pride Corpus Christi production of the Tony Award-winning musical, “Fun Home.” Based on the graphic memoir by lesbian cartoonist Alison Bechdel, “Fun Home” takes the audience on a powerful journey of self-discovery, identity, and family. This event will take place at Harbor Playhouse, at 1802 N. Chaparral St., Bldg #2, from June 30th – July 2nd, and shows begin at 7:15 PM. Tickets are available for $25 per person.

 

There's more where that came from! Check out the list below of even more PRIDE events happening this June in Corpus Christi.

Third Thursday Jun 20

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