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The City of Boston’s plans for Pride Month

Mayor Wu announced upcoming events and programming to celebrate Boston’s LGBTQ+ community during Pride Month.

Aerial view of Boston Common with tennis court, trees, and city buildings

The 2023 Pride Parade will travel from Copley Square to Boston Common.

Photo by @oschapov

With June just around the corner, Mayor Wu shared what Boston has in store for Pride Month. Get ready to be wicked proud at these citywide celebrations.

🏳️‍🌈 City Hall Plaza flag raising

For the first time in three years, Boston’s civic hub will host an in-person flag raising event at 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 1 to kick off Pride Month.

📸 “Portraits of Pride”

Make plans to check out the month-long LGBTQ photography exhibition at City Hall Plaza, created by local photographer John Huet + Creative Director Jean Dolin.

👟 Pride Parade

This year’s parade, hosted by Boston Pride for the People, is expected to draw a crowd of more than one million people on Saturday, June 10. The all-ages event will begin in Copley Square at 11 a.m. Stay tuned for more parade particulars.

Plus, the City is encouraging Bostonians to get involved by registering to host Pride block parties + neighborhood gatherings.