Join in the celebration starting in June and lasting through the summer as various Iowa communities host Pride events!
June 1-June 2: Streetfest
June 7-10: Capital City Pride Des Moines
Come enjoy speakers, music, and celebration at Capital City Pride in the East Village of Des Moines. Also, join the ACLU of Iowa in marching in the parade on Sunday, June 16. Meet us at the Lucas State Office building at 11:00 a.m. Look for the ACLU of Iowa banner! Learn more by visiting Capital City Pride's website.
June 9: Sioux City Pride
Siouxland Pride Alliance is hosting a series of community/family friendly Pride events where no one has to "pay to play." Visit Siouxland Pride Alliance's Facebook page for details.
June 15-17: Iowa City Pride
Iowa City Pride has many fun events planned. Enjoy live music, great food, and the parade. Also, stop by at the ACLU of Iowa table to say hi during the Vendor Fair June 16 in downtown Iowa City from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. Learn more by visiting Iowa City Pride.
June 29-30: Heartland Pride
Check out the Heartland Pride Parade and Festival, which includes Omaha, Council Bluffs, and the surrounding community. Enjoy great food, games, and entertainment. Learn more by visiting Heartland Pride.
July 7: Cedar Rapids Pride Fest
The CRPrideFest will be held at NewBo City Market from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Check the CRPrideFest Facebook page for more updates as the date approaches.
August 8: Mason City Pride
Honor the culture and heritage of the LGBTQ community with Mason City Pride! The family-friendly celebration will include entertainment, food, craft beer, and possibly puppies. Additional details can be found on the Mason City Pride website.
August 24-August 25: Cedar Valley Pridefest