Community events abound and surround this year's St. Pete Pride

Check out the prideful stuff going on before and after Pride all over St. Petersburg.

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Community events abound and surround this year's St. Pete Pride
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There's more to Pride than the parade, or even the parade and the street festival. Check out all the goings-on below!

PRIDE & JOY, AN LGBTQ ART SHOW

Celebrate life and living free with MIZE Gallery’s exhibit Pride & Joy! This collection features local and out of state LGBTQ artists. Through June 30. MIZE Gallery, 689 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Street, St. Petersburg.

PRIDE WITHOUT PREJUDICE

So much Pride we couldn’t keep it under one roof! One show; two venues. Artists celebrate diversity in the LGBTQ community and beyond. Through June 30. The Cider Press Cafe, 601 Central Ave./Emerald Bar, 550 Central Ave., St. Petersburg.

THE GAY DISTRICT

Eat. Drink. Play. The Grand Central District is host to numerous restaurants, bars, art galleries and antique shops that are open throughout the weekend and are LGBTQ+ friendly. Friday, June 22-Sunday, June 24. Central Avenue between 16th St. and 31st St., St. Petersburg.

2ND ANNUAL ONE LOVE: PROM IN WONDERLAND

Everyone deserves to experience prom, and some LGBTQ+ individuals may have never had the opportunity to attend or bring the person they wanted to go with to this special occasion! So now, we bring you Prom in Wonderland, An LGBTQ+ inclusive event with a “Mad Hatters” theme! Wear your best Mad Hatter-themed attire, glam it up, or come as you are! Either way, we want to spend this fun and safe evening with you! Friday, June 22. The State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. 9 p.m. $20-$70.

PRIDE ON THE EDGE

OPENHOUSE, the newest and most unique event space in St. Pete’s’ EDGE District, presents “Pride on the EDGE” in collaboration with I Love The Burg. St. Pete’s first pop-up gay club experience benefiting METRO Wellness & Community Centers. Indulge in cocktails at our four bars or get access to our VIP lounge. Come celebrate all things Pride, dance the night away to beats from DJ Sugarbear, and enjoy the biggest pride party in St. Pete! Friday, June 22 & Saturday, June 23. OPENHOUSE, 1113 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. 4 p.m.-3 a.m. Fri., 12 p.m.-3 a.m. Sat. Free admission, limited VIP tickets available.

THIRD ANNUAL PRIDE SHABBAT

Congregation B’nai Israel of St. Petersburg hosts Pinellas County’s 3rd annual Pride Shabbat service, celebrating equality and inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, asexual, transgender, and questioning Jews, friends, families and allies. The Friday Night Kabbalat Shabbat service is the only Jewish LGBTQA+ Pride event on Florida’s west coast. Friday, June 22. Congregation B’nai Israel, 300 58th St. N., St. Petersburg. 6:30 p.m.

PRIDE ON THE BAY YACHT PARTY 

Join the ultimate yacht party leaving out of the Port of St. Petersburg. A luxurious three-level vessel with occupancy of over 200 people will be host to three unique and sexy parties of fun that can be tailor-made for the participants of your weekend of festivities. There will be three parties within one location — this will be the event of the summer. Friday, June 22. 250 8th Ave. SE, St. Petersburg. 8 p.m.

PRIDE ROOFTOP DISCO

We’re celebrating Pride with a rooftop disco party at Station House on Saturday, June 23rd. It will feature special guest DJs that include Chicago and New York originals Mystic Bill and Richard Vasquez, as well as Salt Lake City’s Jesse Walker. The event will run from noon until parade time and then continue at Ichicoro Ane after the parade is over until 3 a.m. A portion of proceeds will benefit local LGBTQ nonprofit Metro Wellness & Community Centers. Saturday, June 23. 260 1st Ave. S., St. Petersburg. 12 p.m. $20-$75.

DIVINE DISCO BRUNCH

Come dressed in your best ‘70s Pink Flamingo- inspired costume to boogie with our retro disco beats! It’s the best place in town to recover from the parade and refuel for the Festival. Featuring our award-winning plant-based cuisine and Pride specials, including our Cliffton’s Pink Flamingo Cocktail and bottomless mimosas, this is your hook-up to delicious and rejuvenating comfort food! Sunday, June 24. Cider Press Cafe, 601 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

GET PRIDE READY WITH MACY’S

Come out to Macy’s as it celebrates Pride. Join us in-store on Saturday, June 23rd at 11 a.m. for live entertainment, refreshments and other surprises as we kick off the weekend’s festivities. Let Macy’s help you get parade ready! Plus, receive a free gift with any $50 or more purchase in Men’s! Sunday, June 24. Macy’s at Tyrone Square Mall, 6901 22nd Ave. N., St. Petersburg. 11 a.m.

TAMPA BAY DIVERSITY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE DIVERSITY LUNCHEON

Join us for our annual luncheon at The Club at Treasure Island. This year we have the honor of our speaker being City of St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman. This event is sponsored by PNC Bank. Thursday, June 28. The Club at Treasure Island, 400 Treasure Island Causeway, St. Petersburg. $35-$45. 11:30 a.m.

MEET ME AT MIDICI

Show your Pride at MidiCi, The Neapolitan Pizza Company and score a complimentary cocktail! Dress in your favorite Pride attire and enjoy a glass of wine, call liquor, or draft beer. Enter to win prizes, like a hotel stay for two! Best dressed attendee will win a special prize. Taste our extensive menu of pizzas, calzones, salads, antipasto, charcuterie, desserts, and more! Groove to live entertainment, and make new friends! Thursday, June 28. Midici 2424 Tyrone Blvd. N., #524B, St. Petersburg. 5-10 p.m.

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