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LGBTQ+ Pride Month Activities for Families

Thanks to our awesome East Bay community for helping us to assemble these great family-friendly Pride Month activities. Here are some tips for straight allies looking to join the rainbow, glittery festivities.

Share your favorite 2024 Pride Month ideas for young families in the comments!

Rainbow hair and rainbow flag
They’re getting ready to march with rainbow hair and rainbow flags | Photo: Sharon McCutcheonPexels

Family-Friendly Pride Events for East Bay kids

Saturday, June 1, 2024

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm: Pride Storytime @ Castro Valley Library, Castro Valley,

Sunday, June 2, 2024

11:00 am - 3:00 pm: Pride in the Park @ Tilden Little Farm, Berkeley

Saturday, June 8, 2024

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm: DIY Mini Pride Crafting @ El Cerrito Library, El Cerrito
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm: Per Sia's Drag Queen Storytime @ Cesar Chavez Branch | Oakland Public Library, Oakland

Sunday, June 9, 2024

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Pinole Pride & Juneteenth Celebration @ Fernandez Park, Pinole

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

7:00 pm - 7:45 pm: Per Sia's Drag Queen Storytime @ Dimond Branch | Oakland Public Library, Oakland

Saturday, June 15, 2024

10:00 am - 2:00 pm: Fremont Pride Fair @ Fremont Main Library, Fremont
10:00 am - 12:30 pm: Pride Hike @ Tilden Nature Center, Berkeley
10:30 am - 2:00 pm: Family Pride Fest @ Tarea Hall Pittman South Branch | Berkeley Public Library, Berkeley

Thursday, June 20, 2024

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm: Per Sia's Drag Queen Storytime @ Melrose Branch | Oakland Public Library, Oakland

Saturday, June 22, 2024

11:00 am - 11:45 am: Drag King Storytime @ Temescal Branch | Oakland Public Library, Oakland

Wednesday, July 3, 2024

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm: Drag King Storytime @ Montclair Branch | Oakland Public Library, Oakland

Saturday, September 21, 2024

11:00 am - 3:00 pm: Pride in Martinez @ Martinez Waterfront Park, Martinez
Walkway with rainbow flags for lgbtq+ pride
Rainbow ribbons flutter between the trees on the first weekend of June | Photo: Filoli

Pride Month Events for Families in SF & Beyond

Pride Weekend at Filoli

Saturday and Sunday, June 1 & 2, 10 am to 5 pm, Woodside. Filoli Pride Weekend includes fluttering ribbons, a rainbow walk, and all the colors in the garden. Learn more >

Proud of my Family at Children’s Discovery Museum

Saturday, June 1, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm, San Jose. Children’s Discovery Museum celebrates family diversity. Make crafts, march in a parade, groove in the dance zone and participate in other activities that promote inclusion and diversity. See more >

Clayton Pride Parade

Sunday, June 2, 10 am, Clayton. This 3rd Annual parade and festival will be marching down Main Street in downtown Clayton. Families are welcome to picnic in the park during or afterward. Find details >

Trans March

Friday, June 28, San Francisco. The Trans March will take place at Dolores Park. Details are being finalized. More info >

San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade

Sunday, June 30, starting at 10:30 am, San Francisco. The Parade/March will travel through the heart of downtown San Francisco beginning at 10:30 am. Afterwards, visit the Pride Family Garden sponsored by Our Family Coalition as part of the Pride Celebration Festival. Learn more >

Pride Day Concert

Sunday, June 30, 1 pm – 2:30 pm, San Francisco. Listen to the Golden Gate Band perform music from LBGTQ composers during the annual Pride Day concert. Visit website >

rainbow shortbread cookies on a plate
These rainbow shortbread cookies are for sale all June for PRIDE at Arizmendi Emeryville | Photo: Heather Flett

Pride Month Eats

Pride Cookies at Arizmendi

Traditionally, the bakery serves up the most cheerful (big) rainbow shortbread cookies that will bring smiles to faces of all ages. Available throughout June. 4301 San Pablo Ave, Emeryville.

Try a Pride Sundae at Humphry Slocombe

Berkeley, Oakland, or Bay Street – Emeryville. Historically served up every June, the sweet treat is totally unique and delicious. 2948 College Avenue, Berkeley; 2335 Broadway, Oakland; or 5614 Bay St ste 234, Emeryville.

Child holds rainbow flags
At the SF Pride Parade | Source: Maureen Burke

LGBTQ Resources and Organizations

All month long, read books that teach and celebrate LGBTQ Pride from the Berkeley library >

Our Family Coalition advances equity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) families with children through support, education, and advocacy. For more activities, see their evolving calendar of Pride events for families.

September 8, 2024. Oakland Pride Parade & Festival. Save the Date! Lots more details to come.

[Photo Credits: Heather Flett and Sharon McCutcheon]

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1 thought on “LGBTQ+ Pride Month Activities for Families”

  1. Thank you THANK YOU, for posting pride events for families. Now more than ever, it is so important for kids to see and celebrate families like their own. I applaud you!

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