Calendar of Louisiana’s Pride Events





Baton Rouge Pride “Picnic” (Indoors), Entertainment
and Community Resource Fair

Saturday, June 15, Noon until 6 p.m.
Belle of Baton Rouge Atrium
(102 France Street, Downtown Baton Rouge)

Food     Fun     Friends     Kid’s Area     Games
Blessing of Relationships     Entertainment
Door Prizes     Plus MUCH MORE

We’ll be there rain or shine, since it’s all inside the air-conditioned and fully enclosed Belle of Baton Rouge Atrium.





Followed by the Equality March at 6:00PM
Starting at the end of Pride Fest at the Belle of Baton Rouge and marching to the Capitol steps









New Orleans Pride Festival 2013
Friday, June 21st through Monday June 24th
For Information on all the Events below go to or

Pride Kick off Party @ Boomtown Casino
Friday, June 21, 2013 at 7:00pm
Boomtown New Orleans
Harvey, Louisiana

New Orleans Pride’s Family Day, presented by Chevron & Richard Perque
Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 1:00pm
Washington Square – New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans Pride Parade
Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 6:00pm

New Orleans Pride Pride Block Party
Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 1:00pm

Delaney & Robb Attorneys at Law Presents: “Remembering the Upstairs Lounge”
Monday, June 24, 2013 at 5:00pm



2240 St. Claude Ave.
We give back to those who gave to us

Thursday June 20 8:30 pm – The Yes Girls Find God, joined with local Queerlesque! and Esoterotica performers. A Pride benefit for Dykeadence. $5
More info:

Friday June 21 8 pm – Esoterotica presents Queer Hearts, a night of literary erotica by and about queer people and friends and allies. By donation, all proceeds to Women with a Vision.

Friday June 21 9 pm – Queerlesque! benefit for Women with a Vision, featuring a cast of over 20 performers featuring many regulars but also several newbies! $10 (if this cost is a hardship, please email Ace at or call 504/459-9890.) More info:

Saturday June 22 9:30 pm – WERK FOR GOOD: Kiki and DIY Fashion Show to benefit BreakOUT! $5 or more suggested. More info:

For information on all Pride New Orleans Celebration Events please visit:

JUNE 17th 2013 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Armstrong Park
Free And Open To All
Look for us past the arch to the right near the Opera statue
Free Eats Provided By The Destiny Foundation

‘Overt Et Fier’ Film Society ‘Q’ Premiere Screenings
JUNE 18th 2013 730 p.m.
“The Curiosity Of Chance”
Free Screening
Country Club 634 Louisa Street
A Coming Of Age In This Comedy Of Standing Out.

JUNE 19th 2013 7:30 p.m
Harrah’s HOTEL 228 Poydras – 2nd Floor
Free And Open To All – Special Guests Scheduled:
New Orleans Police Department Eighth District Commander Jeffrey Walls
New Orleans Fire Department Superintendent Timothy McConnell

“Together You And I”

JUNE 20th 2013 7:30 p.m.
Free And Open To All
Harrah’s HOTEL 228 Poydras – 2nd Floor

“It Only Get’s Better”
JUNE 21st 2013 7:30 p.m.
Free And Open To All
Harrah’s HOTEL 228 Poydras – 2nd Floor

“Proud Out Loud Equality Rally And Kiss Off”
JUNE 22nd 2013 12:00 NOON
Steps Of New Orleans City Hall
Free And Open To All

All Faith’s Worship Experience
JUNE 22nd 2013 6:00 p.m.
New Orleans Healing Center 2372 St Claude 4th Floor
Everyone Welcome




‘Overt Et Fier’ Film Society ‘Q’ Premiere Screenings
JUNE 23rd 2013 12:00 NOON-7:00 p.m.




2013 PACE PRIDE Events

Monday, June 24th
5 – 9 pm:  Bistro-ing for PACE Dinner at Bistro Byronz
After a busy weekend, make plans to dine with us at Bistro Byronz on Monday evening,
June 24th.  30% of all food sales and 10% of to-go orders will be graciously donated to PACE. Bistro Byronz is located at 6104 Line Avenue.

Dinners will be set on a prix fixe which includes your choice of soup or salad, an entrée, dessert and soft drink for $25.00 per person.  *Reservations are not required, but recommended. Please make your reservation by calling  (318) 219-4848.

Friday, June 28th
5 – 7 pm:  Cocktails and Dinner at Twine
A weekend of PRIDE fun kicks off at Twine on Line Avenue Friday, June 28th at 5pm! Come enjoy spectacular drink and dinner specials, including Twine’s incredible Rainbow Martini. Twine is located at the corner of Line Avenue and Jordan Street at 1513 Line Avenue.

7:30 pm:  Movie Night at Fairfield Studios
At 7:30 pm, head over to Fairfield Studios at 1510 Fairfield Avenue for Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.  Enjoy the cult classic that features two drag queens and a transsexual as they journey across Australia aboard their lavender bus en route to a drag performance. The experiences they encounter are priceless.  Whether you’ve seen this star studded classic countless times or you’re ready to see it for the first, make plans to attend this free event hosted by PACE!

Saturday, June 29th
8:30 pm (show starting around 10:30 pm):  6th Annual Turnabout at The Korner Lounge
Come out to support the Korner Lounge and their much-anticipated 6th Annual Turnabout, which always draws a crowd that never disappoints. A $10 suggested donation will be accepted at the door. PACE is honored to have once again been chosen as one of this year’s beneficiaries!

Sunday, June 30th 5 – 8 pm: 

Closing Social at Marilynn’s Place
Round out the weekend of PRIDE festivities by joining us at Marilynn’s Place at 4041 Fern Avenue for great food (provided by both PACE and Marilynn’s) along with a cash bar on their famous patio.  This closing event for PRIDE is one we hope no one will miss, and we’re pleased to host it at a spot that is quickly becoming a Shreveport institution.

About Forum For Equality

The Forum For Equality is a statewide human rights organization dedicated to the establishment of a society free from discrimination and to the support of good government. We believe that the fastest and most efficient way to achieve these goals is to educate our communities and to constructively participate in the political process.
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