Celebrating WeHo Pride 2024: A Historic 40-Day Extravaganza

This year, WeHo Pride promises to be an exceptional celebration, coinciding with West Hollywood’s 40th anniversary. From May 22 to June 30, the city will be buzzing with vibrant festivities, new events, and beloved traditions, making it a must-visit destination for locals and tourists alike. Spanning 40 days, WeHo Pride 2024 is set to be a spectacular display of community, culture, and celebration.

Kickoff on Harvey Milk Day

The festivities begin on Harvey Milk Day, Wednesday, May 22, 2024, with a fabulous drag pageant that sets the tone for the month-long celebration. This opening event promises to be a dazzling showcase of talent and creativity, honoring the legacy of Harvey Milk and the spirit of pride.

WeHo Pride Weekend: May 31 – June 2

WeHo Pride Weekend is the highlight of the celebrations, packed with events that cater to every taste and interest.

Friday Night at OUTLOUD: The weekend kicks off on May 31 with a free OUTLOUD concert featuring headliners Kesha and Adam Lambert. This electrifying performance is sure to set the stage for an unforgettable weekend.

OUTLOUD Music Festival: Running from June 1-2, the OUTLOUD Music Festival brings an incredible lineup of artists, including Kylie Minogue, Janelle Monáe, and Diplo. This ticketed event is a must-see for music lovers, offering a mix of high-energy performances and intimate sets.

Women’s Freedom Festival: Also on June 1, the Women’s Freedom Festival celebrates the strength and diversity of women with a series of empowering performances and activities.

Dyke March: The Dyke March on June 1 is a powerful demonstration of solidarity and pride, uniting the community in celebration of lesbian visibility and rights.

WeHo Pride Street Fair: Taking place on June 1-2, the Street Fair is a vibrant marketplace featuring local vendors, artisans, food trucks, and entertainment. It’s a perfect spot to explore and enjoy the festive atmosphere.

WeHo Pride Parade: The crown jewel of the weekend, the WeHo Pride Parade on June 2, showcases the creativity, diversity, and unity of the LGBTQ+ community. This colorful procession through the heart of West Hollywood is not to be missed.

WeHo Pride Arts Festival: June 14-16

From June 14-16, the WeHo Pride Arts Festival will feature a variety of events and programs celebrating LGBTQ+ art and culture. This festival offers a platform for artists to showcase their work, engage with the community, and celebrate the vibrant artistic spirit of West Hollywood.

Community Events and Special Programming

Throughout the 40 days of WeHo Pride, entertainment venues in West Hollywood’s Rainbow District along historic Route 66 will host a number of special Pride events. Community groups will also offer a diverse range of programming, ensuring there’s something for everyone. From educational workshops to social gatherings, these events highlight the inclusivity and diversity of WeHo Pride.

Join the Celebration

For decades, West Hollywood has been home to one of the largest annual Pride celebrations in the world, drawing hundreds of thousands of people each June. This year’s WeHo Pride is set to be the most memorable yet, with 40 days of events celebrating the city’s 40th anniversary.

Come join the fun and get your kicks at #WeHoPride. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, WeHo Pride 2024 offers a unique opportunity to celebrate love, diversity, and community in one of the most iconic neighborhoods in LA. Be sure to check out the events page for more details and plan your visit to experience the magic of WeHo Pride.

For more information, visit wehopride.com

Photo credits: Courtesy of WeHoCity


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