Pride Month has come to a close for 2019 so you may have developed a feeling in your gut. Sadness? FOMO? Well Dallas has a full line up of LGBTQ celebrations and events throughout the rest of the year to fill the emptiness you've started to feel inside. So, settle in and make a plan to visit the largest LGBTQ community in Texas for another gay getaway.
The Rose Room at S4 will host the Miss LifeWalk Pageant on July 28. Dallas queens will compete for the crown and the winner will take their place as Prism Health North Texas' advocate for ending the HIV epidemic in North Texas. Kruto Vodka will present a happy hour at 5:15 p.m. and the pageant will start at 6 p.m. This evening is sure to be tens across the board and you can find more details on their event page.
Any interest in an entire convention hall full of prominent LGBTQ products, businesses and services? Unleashed LGBTQ Expo is coming to Dallas' Market Hall on Sept. 28. This event will showcase an A-list line up of performers and innovative products designed entirely for the LGBTQ community, as well as feature some influential voices in our community during the keynote sessions. You can shell out a little extra for access to the Unleashed VIP Lounge. Get your tickets here.
Sports? Yes, in fact GAY sports! The Gay Kickball World Series is coming to Dallas. The top teams from every U.S. LGBT Kickball League will come to Dallas on Oct. 4-6 to face off for the world title. Follow VisitDallas' event feed for more details as they're released.
Also taking place this fall is the 6th Annual Texas Latino Pride Festival on Oct. 5 at the Longhorn Ballroom. The festival's planners are promising an impressive queer line up of artists to make it a music festival you will not want to miss. You can get your tickets here.
Finally, show off your pride and personality in live and living color at Queerbomb Dallas on Oct. 12. A festival of color and pride, this event is returning to Dallas for a march to take pride back to its Stonewall roots.
Don't forget that Dallas is home to a vibrant and energetic LGBTQ community neighborhood in Oak Lawn all year long. Bars, nightclubs, and LGBTQ businesses line Cedar Springs Road and offer anyone and everyone a space to be who you are all year long.