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Celebrate Pride Month at Waterloo Park this June

AUSTIN, TEXAS — May 31, 2023 – Celebrate National Pride Month at Waterloo Park with the return of Waterloo Greenway’s Rainbow on the Creek on Saturday, June 10. Leading up to the annual Rainbow on the Creek celebration, Waterloo Greenway is hosting a week-long series of free community-centered events that connect and celebrate Austin’s LGBTQIA+ community.

Pride in the Park

Pride in the Park at Waterloo Greenway aims to connect and promote Austin-area LGBTQIA+ resources and communities through curated performances and activities that celebrate Austin’s spirit of inclusion, unity, and acceptance of diverse LGBTQIA+ cultures, communities of color, and varied genders and sexualities. Pride in the Park at Waterloo Greenway seeks to be a welcoming and inclusive space for all ages. Visitors are encouraged to review all event details to ensure a suitable experience.

Exercise Your Pride

June 5, 6, 7, and 11 | Class times vary
Free outdoor workout series that amplifies, supports, and empowers the LGBTQIA+ community:

Tales on the Trail: The Intersectionality of LGBTQIA+ and Black Identities

Thursday, June 8 | 6 PM | Moody Amphitheater at Waterloo Park

This conversation will center Black & LGBTQIA+ voices in a discussion about race, queer identities, and the intersection of both, as conversations around justice and equality grow worldwide. Moderated by Aira Juliet (Host, Black & Queer AF) and spotlighting Raasin McIntosh (Downtown Austin Alliance), Anthony Hubbard (Heyoncé The Vocalist), and Nico Ramsey (ECPR Texas). Complimentary refreshments provided by Tito’s Handmade Vodka & Dorothy’s ATX.

Pride is for Families

Presented by Richard’s Rainwater
Saturday, June 10 | 10 AM – 12 PM
Meredith Heritage Tree Deck at Waterloo Park

Families can explore a variety of hands-on art and cultural learning activities including drag queen storytime, DIY Pride Flags, Read Proud book giveaway, ‘Taste the Colors of the Rainbow’ with Mom & Pops All Natural Frozen Pops, Pride Family Portraits, and a Pride Parade in Waterloo Park.

Create your own pride flag and noisemaker before joining the parade at the Lebermann Plaza with Dance Walking ATX.

Rainbow on the Creek

Presented by LALO Tequila
Saturday, June 10 | 6 PM – 10 PM
Moody Amphitheater at Waterloo Park

Celebrate Pride with Austin’s favorite LGBTQIA+ performers! Hosted by Aira Juliet. 

5:00 PM  – Doors

6:00 PM  – Papi Siii!
Reggaeton and Latin gay vibes featuring DJ Gabby Got It and Eriq Stylez

Featuring Miguel St. Michael & Mama Duke 

Featuring a curated lineup of local LGBTQIA+ artists & performers

She23, Majesty, and Vertarias ignite the stage with high-energy choreography and expressive lyricism that pays homage to musical groups of the 90s.

Austin Drag Showcase hosted by Vylette Ward

A chosen family of queer performance artists dedicated to ballroom/vogue culture including voguers, drag artists, singers, rappers, DJs, models, and more!

Pride in the Park Community Partners: Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival (aGLIFF), Austin Police Department Office of Community Liaison – LGBTQ+ Outreach, Austin Allies, Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce, Austin Public Health, Austin Public Library, Castle Hill Fitness, ChrysalisQ, Creative Action, Dance Waterloo, Downtown Austin Alliance, GoDance, Human Rights Campaign, Kind Clinic, The Little Gay Shop, Out Youth, Pride Socks, Rainbow ATX, Rainbow Connection, Read the Room, Ride Bikes Austin, The Werd Company, and more!

Pride in the Park is sponsored by St. David’s Foundation, Tapestry Foundation, Austin Community Foundation, LALO Tequila, the Powell Foundation, Nine Banded Whiskey, Loma Vista, Rambler, Coca-Cola, Richard’s Rainwater, Four Hands, Allstate, Kind Clinic, Nomadica and Bryt. For more information on sponsorship opportunities and other ways to support, contact Angela Scimeca at

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