LGBTQ+ Dallas


Dallas is home to one of the largest LGBTQ+ communities in the nation. Visit the Oak Lawn neighborhood to experience dining, shopping, arts & culture, and a lively nightlife scene.

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LGBTQ+ Events

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Drag Brunch at Blum Lounge Dallas
Sun - May 22

Drag Brunch at Blum Lounge Dallas

The Invited presents Drag Brunch at Blüm, every second and fourth Sunday. Host Macarena and her cast of divas will WOW you with each performance. Come celebrate your next birthday,...

Every 2 Weeks on Sun ongoing

Blum Lounge Dallas

Dallas Pride Festival and Parade
Sat - Jun 04

Dallas Pride Festival and Parade

'Live Out Proud' at the Dallas Pride Music Festival & Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade!   Dallas Pride Music Festival is June 4, 2022 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and the Dallas Pride's Alan...

Centennial Hall at Fair Park

Freedom Fighters - A TCC Small Ensemble Showcase
Sun - Jun 12

Freedom Fighters - A TCC Small Ensemble Showcase

"Music is a great blessing. It has the power to elevate and liberate us. It sets people free to dream. It can unite us to sing with one voice." - Nelson Mandela Turtle Creek Chorale features its...

Northaven United Methodist Church

This is Dallas Exhibit
Tue - May 17

This is Dallas Exhibit

Rich in history, Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park debuted a new exhibit on January 17 that shares the stories of historically marginalized individuals, This is Dallas. The exhibit takes a...

Daily through May 30

Dallas Heritage Village

Turtle Creek Chorale Presents LET US MARCH ON! Featuring “Dreamland: Tulsa 1921”
Sat - Jul 02

Turtle Creek Chorale Presents LET US MARCH ON! Featuring “Dreamland: Tulsa 1921”

Featuring choral works from a wide range of composers and artists of color, Turtle Creek Chorale presents a thought-provoking concert to inspire racial unity, reckoning, and hope. Utilizing male...

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

NAGAAA Gay Softball World Series
Mon - Aug 29

NAGAAA Gay Softball World Series

Each year, NAGAAA partners with a Host City to deliver the Gay Softball World Series (GSWS) -  the largest annual, LGBT single-sport, week-long athletic competition in the world. Teams...

Kiest Park

LGBTQ+ Blogs

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Pride Month In Dallas

The Pride flag is waving high at Dallas City Hall which means Pride Month has officially started!

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13+ Things to do in Dallas: June 2021

Summer is nearly here and there's so much to do! Start planning your trip to Dallas now.

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Drag Brunch in Dallas

Get to werk with our list of favorite brunch outings.

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Oak Lawn's Glow Up

What's new, notable and next for Dallas' queer culture epicenter.

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Don't fall into Post-Pride blues

Check out some of the premiere LGBTQ events coming to Dallas through the rest of the year.

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Remembering Dallas LGBTQ Legacy is Fundamental

Take a look back at how Dallas has built the largest LGBTQ community in Texas.

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Can't miss LGBTQ+ Spots


Rise and shine at Lucky's Cafe

This Oak Lawn neighborhood hotspot serves comfort food in a retro-themed space where everyone feels like a regular. Pour yourself some coffee at the bar (or request something more potent) alongside an order of banana pancakes, and flip through the Dallas Voice, the premier source for gay and lesbian news and entertainment.

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Nightlife in Oak Lawn

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Make it a night to remember in Oak Lawn, the heart of the Dallas LGBTQ+ community and nightlife for more than three decades. Get your boots scooting with dance lessons at the Round-Up Saloon, boasting the best-looking cowboys for 34 years. Ready for round two? Join the rollicking dance party and drag shows at Dallas Woody's or enjoy live music at Sue Ellen's.

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Score tickets to the Turtle Creek Chorale at Dallas City Performance Hall. The 35-year-old group is the world's most recorded men's chorus with 38 albums.