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Pride in Madison

It’s Pride Month and there’s plenty of goings-on in the 608.

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June is Pride Month and there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate in Madison. | Photo by 608today

It’s Pride Month, Madison. Celebrate with the community at these upcoming local festivities.

Middleton Pride | Saturday, June 8 | 12-4 p.m. | Stone Horse Green, 7550 Hubbard Ave., Middleton | Free | Middleton’s first-ever Pride festival will include food, games, live music, and more.

Delta Pride Market | Saturday, June 8 | 3-8 p.m. | Delta Beer Lab, 167 E. Badger Rd., Fitchburg | Cost of purchase | From mediums and music to food and craft vendors, there will be something for everyone.

Pride Month Trivia Night | Friday, June 14 | 5-6 p.m. | Chazen Museum of Art, 800 University Ave. | Free | Amongst the fine art, answer trivia questions about LGBTQ+ history, pop culture, and more.

The Big Gay Market | Saturday, June 15-Sunday, June 16 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way | Free ($8 parking) | Celebrate Pride by perusing the wares of over 200 vendors.

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State Street’s flag crosswalk. | Photo by @transpainter

Pride on the River Drag Brunch | Saturday, June 22 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Breakwater Monona, 6308 Inland Way, Monona | $35 | Grab your brunch squad for delicious food, mimosas, and performances by drag queens led by the Fabulous Miss Bianca Lynn Breeze.

Sun Prairie Pride Fest | Saturday, June 22 | 12-4 p.m. | Wetmore Park, 555 North St., Sun Prairie | Free | Arts, crafts, food, entertainment, and music will abound all afternoon.

Pride Bar Crawl | Saturday, June 29 | 5-11 p.m. | Downtown Madison | Cost of purchase | Get a rainbow wristband and visit local establishments for drink deals and lively entertainment.

OutReach Magic Pride Festival | Sunday, Aug. 18 | 1-6 p.m. | Warner Park, 2930 N. Sherman Ave. | Free | The day includes stage shows with local LGBTQ+ performers, vendors, games, food, beverages and activities for youth and families.