PRIDE GUIDE

Support Seattle’s LGBTQ-Owned Businesses

From hair salons to coffee shops to vintage stores, these LGBTQ-owned businesses serve Seattle's queer community year-round.

06/09/2022 By Zoe Sayler and Seattle Met Staff

Out and About

Your Guide to Seattle Pride

All over the city this June, parties, parades, drag brunches, and fundraisers are popping up in celebration of the LGBTQ community.

06/06/2022 By Sophie Grossman, Taylor McKenzie Gerlach, and Ann Karneus

Save the Date

Queer/Pride Festival and Cuff Festival Announce 2022 Lineup

Iggy Azalea, Kim Petras, and Princess Nokia will perform at one of Seattle's biggest summer Pride events this year.

03/22/2022 By Sophie Grossman

Beyond the Parade

Ways to Celebrate Pride 2021 in Seattle

This year’s celebrations mix the virtual with the IRL.

06/07/2021 By Stefan Milne

MORE THAN A PARADE

A Guide to Seattle's (Mostly) Online Pride 2020

Seattle Pride is postponed, but there are still plenty of ways to celebrate.

06/17/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Colorful Symphony

Seattle’s Rainbow City Performing Arts Blends Artistry and Inclusivity

“Welcome and good evening, beautiful artists,” is the anthem of Seattle's LGBTQ-centered music ensembles.

01/24/2020 By Nicole Pasia

Pride In Our Past

Seattle’s Gay Bar Scene Is Changing—and That’s a Good Thing

We've come a long way. But there's still more work to do.

06/27/2019 By Sam Jones

Pride 2019

Seattle Pride Event Guide 2019

Complement your parade experience with a boozy night at the aquarium, a reading party for introverts, countless parties, and more.

06/25/2019 By Lily Hansen

Taste the Rainbow

It's Pride Month and These Restaurants Are Celebrating Big

What to expect: rosé flights, fruity ice cream, and (obviously) tons of parties.

06/20/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Weekly Planner

Where to Eat and Drink June 19–25

The week in which: Pride gets a dose of Southern hospitality, brunch takes over CenturyLink, and bartenders face off in a battle of bourbon.

06/19/2019 By Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Always Proud

How to Support the Queer Community Year-Round

A compendium of ways to be an LGBTQ ally beyond Pride Month.

06/13/2019 By Sam Jones

Pride 2019

Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness Talks Politics, Weddings, and Inner Growth

"We're going to be over here, like, really voting with our pocketbooks and showing that, you know, we want businesses to serve people equally."

06/06/2019 By Rosin Saez

Pride 2019

Meet the Seattle Couple Married by Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness

Seattle Pride Month kicked off in a major way with a very public, confetti-filled wedding—and bride and groom Megan and Haden were at the center of it all.

06/05/2019 By Jaime Archer

Pride 2019

Elysian and Seattle Pride Threw the Most Capitol Hill Wedding Ever

And, yes, Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness was there.

06/05/2019 By Jaime Archer and Rosin Saez

Pride 2019

Volunteer Park Pride Festival Returns This Saturday

Thunderpussy and SassyBlack headline Capitol Hill’s annual free music festival.

06/05/2019 By Lily Hansen

Pride Guide

10 Pride Events to Catch

Besides the parade, obviously.

06/21/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Taste the Rainbow

It's Pride Weekend: Here Are the Restaurants Coming Out to Play

Eat, Drink, Love. Repeat.

06/21/2017 By Amber Wright

Taste the Rainbow

Where to Eat, Drink, and Love This Pride Weekend

These Seattle restaurants are celebrating our LGBTQ community via rainbow-hued food, drink, and swag.

06/24/2016 By Rosin Saez

#Pride

Slide Show: Time for Pride—and All Manner of Rainbow-Hued Foods

First crosswalks, now pizza, macarons, and tons of cupcakes.

06/25/2015 By Kelsey Sipple

Quote Unquote

Dan Savage Doesn't Want a Hug

"I’m for pride. I just wish more people understood what that term is supposed to mean."

06/17/2015 By Matthew Halverson