If you're planning to visit Austin for the annual Austin Pride month, during August 2024, there's no shortage of festivities planned. Whether you're here for a day or here for a long weekend, we have you covered with the best Pride events around town, from the parade down Congress Avenue to the best after parties all weekend long.

Two women kissing in front of "Austin" at the Blanton Museum of Art.Blanton Museum of Art. Credit Gabi Meit and Shanna Sciara.

Official Pride Events

More official events to be announced as the event date approaches—check back for more soon!

Austin PRIDE Parade 
Congress Avenue
Join Austinites as they take to the streets to celebrate pride and equality. The annual parade usually begins at the Texas State Capitol, runs down Congress Avenue, through the Warehouse District, and concludes on the Congress Avenue bridge. Austinites, students, local organizations, visitors, allies, live performers, celebrities, floats and more will create a spectacle unmatched by any other local event. This is the best way to conclude a week of celebrations so head downtown early to get a prime spot for viewing!

Explore our Event Calendar for more happenings and check out our LGBTQ Itinerary for more ways to experience the best of Austin!

Visitor Information

If you're visiting Austin during Pride weekend, plan your stay and experience the best that this welcoming city has to offer. Check out our guide to LGBTQ+-owned businesses in Austin and find activities, events, restaurants, nightlife spots and more that are waiting to be discovered.

Get to know the parade route in advance so you can plan to get the best view. The parade usually kicks off at the Texas State Capitol, marching down Congress Avenue, past Fourth Street/Bettie Naylor Street (names for longtime Austin LGBTQ+ advocate and lobbyist), to the Congress Avenue bridge. After the parade, stick around for after parties at nearby bars on Fourth Street and throughout the city. Parking may be limited, so plan an alternate route with CapMetro or discover more transportation options during Pride week with Get There ATX

Then, check out the Full Schedule and start planning your Pride weekend! Find nearby hotels, restaurants and more planning resources in the official Austin Visitor Guide.

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