Wichita Pride is back in 2024 for another year of vibrant, exciting National Pride Month festivities. Here’s what to expect this year.

A young woman holds up Pride flags at the Pride Festival in Wichita

Wichita Pride Festival
May 26 - June 29

The Wichita Pride organization’s 2024 Wichita Pride Festival kicks off with a concert at Chicken N Pickle, featuring several local bands including Keo & Them, The Cavves and more. The theme for this year’s festival is “YOUnited with Pride.” The organization looks to celebrate the work that has been done in years past but also look to the future as they strive to expand Wichita Pride to a year-round celebration.

Back for a second year, Wichita Pride is partnering with the Tallgrass Film Association to present Pridegrass for four films during Pride Month.

Wichita Pride events:

Keep an eye on their website and social media for more events throughout the month of June and the rest of the year.

Six people pose in front of a Pride flag

Community Events During Pride Month 

Pride Pop Up Market
June 1
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Sunflour Café & Collective

In honor of Pride Month, head to Sunflour Café & Collective’s pop-up market. Vendors at this event will include a pop-up bar, pride-themed items, jewelry, home décor, baked goods and more.

ICT Big Gay Market
June 2

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Central Riverside Park

Shop your heart out at the 3rd annual ICT Big Gay Market, located this year at Central Riverside Park. There will be live music and more than 100 local and LGBTQ-owned and ally-owned businesses, food vendors and non-profits.

2nd Annual Pride Walk
June 4

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center

All LGBTQ+ Veterans, staff, volunteers, and allies are encouraged to attend this walk, which begins at the main flagpole at the medical center.

Second Sunday Drag Brunch
June 9

Noon to 2 p.m. at Roxy’s Downtown

Don’t be down! Come on down to Roxy’s Downtown for Sunday brunch with some of Wichita and the region’s best-known Queens and Kings. In honor of Pride Month, come enjoy great food along with drink specials to fit any taste. It’s Sunday Funday at Roxy’s, where the performers are the only drag you’ll have! Doors open at noon with the show promptly starting at 12:30. 

Out for Coffee with the LGBT Chamber
June 11

7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at TBD

Join PROUD of Wichita, the LGBT Chamber of Commerce, for their monthly networking event. This event is a great opportunity to mingle with fellow professionals, entrepreneurs and employers.

Pride Bar Crawl
June 22

4 p.m. at The Dive

Make plans to attend the 7th annual Pride Bar Crawl in Wichita’s Old Town District. Stops will include various bars and restaurants in the area, including The Dive. Tickets include drink vouchers, exclusive drink specials and more. Tickets range from $10 to $15.

Sunday Pride Sip & Shop
June 23

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Alzavino Wine Tavern

Come out and support various local vendors while sipping on incredible wine, champagne and mimosas. This pride-themed event is a great way to support more than 12 locally owned small business owners. A portion of Alzavino Wine Tavern’s proceeds going to local LGBTQ+ support organizations. 

To find more events and activities while you’re in Wichita, visit our calendar of events. Wondering what visiting the Heart of the Country is like for members of the LGBTQ+ community? Explore our LGBTQ+ Community Guide to learn more about Wichita’s LGBTQ+ culture through the eyes of those in the know.