We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: We’re lucky to live in Dallas.
Not only do we have one of the biggest pride parades in the nation, we have dozens of events leading up to the huge celebration to get us motivated. Almost too many, in fact.
But we’ve narrowed down the festivities to five can’t-miss Pride Weekend events to get the party started right.
Dick’s Happy Hour: Dallas Pride Kick-Off
Join your fellow fans of Dick’s for a four-hour happy hour event with $6 Ketel One cocktails and music from Casey Alva from LA.
Friday, September 19, 6:00-10:00 p.m.; Free with advance RSVP
6th Annual Red Party
Don your best crimson and ruby fashions for a night of celebration featuring Adore Delano and sexy DJ Patrick Kuzara fro NYC. Free Hudson Ferus vodka cocktails all night.
Friday, September 19, 9:00 to 11:00 p.m.; $69
Score Dallas Pride Edition
Part of Purple Pride Weekend, this party features He Said Magazine favorite, DJ Corey Craig bringing his beats to the dance floor. Go from Red to Purple in one night!
Friday, September 19, 9:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.; $5 suggested donation
Gay Day at Six Flags
Nothing quite like showing your pride while screaming from the top peak of a roller coaster. Get your adrenaline pumping and join the LGBT community for a thrill-a-minute afternoon.
Saturday, September 20, 10:30a.m. – 8:00 p.m.; $35 advance purchase
Savage Love Live
The 2014 Pride Performing Arts Festival comes to a close with a live presentation by IT GETS BETTER founder, Dan Savage. If you’ve never seen this guy live, now’s your chance to be in the company of greatness.
Saturday, September 20, 8:00 p.m.; $25-$45