Houston kicks off another week of Pride celebrations featuring live music, parties, dinners and, of course, the large-scale Pride Parade that moves downtown this year.
Dine with Pride
On Monday, diners can eat hearty and support Pride Houston throughout the day as 3 percent of all tabs at Montrose eatery Gratifi will go toward supporting the organization.
Monday, June 22. 10 a.m.–10 p.m. Gratifi Kitchen and Bar, 302 Fairview St. 832-203-5950. gratifikitchenandbar.com
Pride Superstar Competition Finale
After eight weeks of performing in front of raucous crowds at South Beach in Montrose, the singing competition comes to a close this week, and a winner will be announced. Guest performers include Nina Lombardo, Morena Roas and 2014 winner Daniel Rosales.
Tuesday, June 23. 9:30. Free. South Beach Houston, 810 Pacific St. 713-529-7623. pridehouston.org
Eden: A Pride Girl Party
DJs spin all night at this benefit party supporting local charity Lesbian Health Initiative. Even though it's billed as a "girl party," all are invited for a night of fun.
Wednesday, June 24. 8. $5. The Pearl, 4216 Washington Ave. 832-740-4933. pearlhouston.com
South Beach turns into a winter wonderland with confetti, lasers, fog and snow for its annual circuit party bash. Go-go dancers hit the floor as DJs Chris Zane and Danny Verde spin heart-pumping tracks, and fans of RuPaul's Drag Race will be in for a treat as season 6 winner Biana Del Rio hosts the fun.
Friday, June 26. 9. South Beach Houston, 810 Pacific St. 713-529-7623. pridehouston.org
Houston LGBT Pride Celebration
The 37th annual celebration moves back downtown for a day full of fun and festivities. Live performances at the ever-popular parade include Estelle, Jessica Sutta, crowd favorite Big Freedia and more. Kids can party at the Family Zone.
Saturday, June 27. 12. Parade starts at 8:30. Free. McKinney St. and Smith St. 713-529-6979. pridehouston.org
Official Pride After Party
Partygoers can cap off a week full of fun more celebrating back at South Beach. DJ Wess spins beats, keeping the party going throughout the weekend.
Saturday, June 27. 10. South Beach Houston, 810 Pacific St. 713-529-7623. pridehouston.org