Indy Pride 2023 event roundup

If you want to keep up with all the pride around the Circle City this month, we’ve got the rundown on everything you need to know.

284993321_414274757003872_1665541820205773512_n copy

There’s a lot to be proud of in Indy. | Photo by @massaveindy

Table of Contents

Indy Pride is back. There’s no better time to celebrate and commemorate the LGBTQ+ community. From now until the end of June, Indy will be rocking rainbows and celebrating the LGBTQ+ community. If you want to keep up with all the pride around the Circle City this month, we’ve got the rundown on everything you need to know.

Pride in Indy

Indy Pride is an event hosted by a local philanthropic organization that supports the LGBTQ+ people. The annual Indy Pride event works towards that mission by educating, honoring LGBTQ+ history, and celebrating the diversity of the Indianapolis community.

The Indy Pride parade and festival is on Saturday, June 10, with the organization hosting other events throughout the month.


  • Indy Pride Deaf Pride | Monday, June 5 | 6-10 p.m. | HI-FI, 1043 Virginia Ave., Indianapolis | Free | This is a night where LGBTQ+ Deaf community members come together to be their authentic selves and to also be immersed in Deaf culture together.
  • Indy Bi and Pan Pride | Tuesday, June 6 | 8-11 p.m. | Tinker House, 1101 E. 16th St., Indianapolis | Free | DJ Annie D will kick off the event with some music and dancing until 10 p.m. — in between dances, shop from local artists + vendors or enjoy a cocktail from the cash bar.
  • Youth Pride Carnival | Wednesday, June 7 | 1-6 p.m. | Indiana Youth Group, 3373 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis | Free | Enjoy carnival food, an inflatable obstacle course, face painting, dunk tanks, T-shirt tie-dying, a resource fair, and a DJ for those ages 12-20.
  • Pride of Indy Bands & Indy Pride present: Music Night | Wednesday, June 7 | 7-9 p.m. | Athenaeum, 401 E. Michigan St., Indianapolis | Free | Enjoy an evening in a family-friendly environment for Indy Pride Music Night presented by High Alpha and Mandolin, featuring the Pride of Indy Bands.
  • Girl Pride presents: Beyond the Binary | Thursday, June 8 | 7-11 p.m. | The Vogue, 6259 N. College Ave., Indianapolis | $25-$35 | Enjoy a lineup of artists across the entire femme/gender spectrum, plus local artists weaving a tapestry consisting of burlesque, aerial burlesque, drag, and spoken word.
  • Indy Pride Parade | Saturday, June 10 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | 748 Mass Ave. | Free | Celebrate Pride Month with more than 140 floats, vehicles, and walking groups.
  • Indy Pride Festival | Saturday, June 10 | 11 a.m.-11 p.m. | Military Park at White River State Park, W. New York St., Indianapolis | $10+ | Enjoy events, vendors, and entertainment that will highlight and uplift Indy’s LGBTQ+ community.
  • Indy Pride Drive-In Movie Night | Friday, June 16 | 8-11:30 p.m. | Tibb’s Drive-In Theatre, 480 S. Tibbs Ave., Indianapolis | $6-$11 | A family-friendly evening of movies and celebration with a double feature of new releases — titles coming soon.
  • La Ball En Couleur | Sunday, June 18 | 7 p.m.-12 a.m. | The Vogue, 6259 N. College Ave., Indianapolis | $25+ | A celebration of the ballroom community that pays homage to its culture that also started in the 1960s.

How to get involved

We love a party, but Pride is also prime time to give back. Celebrate by volunteering at the Indy Pride Festival or with a donation.

More from INDYtoday