The towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro are presenting Small Town Pride in June of 2022. These events are a chance to celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community.
Chapel Hill Pride! Promenade
Chapel Hill is presenting the first Chapel Hill Pride! Promenade on June 4th, 2022, from 2 to 4 p.m., to kick off Chapel Hill-Carrboro Small Town Pride.
For Chapel Hill Pride! Promenade, meet at Peace and Justice Plaza, 179 E Franklin Street, Chapel Hill. Strut alongside performers and other revelers in celebration of the LGBTQ+ community to 140 West Franklin Plaza for a social gathering with music activities.
Some of what’s going on:
- Music from DJ Savon
- Interactive art from Kelly Schrader
- Performance by Triangle Gay Men’s Choir
Poets Open Mic Night
This is a virtual event on Tuesday, June 7th, 2022, from 7 to 9 p.m. It takes place on Zoom. Celebrate LGBTQ Pride through your poetry with other local poets. This event encourages the writing, reading, and listening of poetry. Hosted by Carrboro Recreation, Parks and Cultural Resources Department. Join the zoom event.
Drag Story Times
Saturdays, June 11th, 18th, and 25th, 2022, from 3 to 4 p.m., at various locations. Drag Story Times celebrate glamour, imagination, play, and gender fluidity while providing positive queer role models. Bring your kids to enjoy a fabulous hour of story time by some of the most prominent Drag royalty in the Triangle!
Orgullo LatinX Pride
On Saturday, June 11th, 2022, from 5 to 9 p.m., on Carrboro Town Commons, 301 W Main Street, Carrboro. Celebrate Latinx Pride! with local food trucks, a drag show, a DJ, and games for the kids. Organizers from El Centro Hispano aim to create an event that fosters unity, inclusivity, and empowerment by showcasing our community’s talents while providing social, healthcare, and advocacy resources, and family fun.
Pride Piper Walk
Friday, June 24th, 2022, 4:30 p.m., at Carrboro Century Center. Join local officials and the Bulltown Strutters, to help roll “Rainbow Ram” down Weaver Street from the Century Center, 100 N Greensboro Street, Carrboro, to Town Commons for the Pride Food Truck Rodeo & Dance Party.
Pride Food Truck Rodeo & Dance Party
On Friday, June 24th, 2022, from 5 to 8 p.m., there will be a Pride Food Truck Rodeo and Dance Party at Carrboro Town Commons.