St. Louis LGBT
Express yourself in St. Louis
St. Louisans know how to have a good time and want to share the best of their hometown with all visitors. To quote St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay, one element central to this community is “our willingness to celebrate our diversity.”
This welcoming river city on the mighty Mississippi will win you over with its charming neighborhoods, exceptional arts and cultural attractions, amazing dining and nightlife and warm, friendly locals. No matter when you visit, St. Louis is always filled with festivals, theatre and musical performances and spectacular events sure to please.
As the home of one of the Midwest’s largest PrideFests, St. Louis is proud to be selected as one of the entries in the book, 50 Fabulous Gay-Friendly Places to Live and is equally proud to have been named one of Advocate magazine’s top 10 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) friendly cities. So enjoy your visit with us and take advantage of everything St. Louis has to offer!
For up-to-the-minute information on special events scheduled during the dates of your St. Louis visit, check out our Events page.
To learn more our dynamic LGBT and allied community check out St. Louis’ storied life/style, entertainment and news source, The Vital Voice.
For more information on the LGBT community in St. Louis please visit the www.lgbtcenterstl.org the official website for the LGBT Center of St. Louis.
Pride Festivals and Events:
MetroEast Pride Festival takes place on west Main Street in Belleville, IL on Saturday, June 20 with vendors and a stage humming with entertainment from noon til 10 p.m.
St. Louis Pridefest takes over Solider’s Memorial this year on Saturday, June 27-28. This celebration is one of the Midwest’s largest and draws more than 80,000 supporters of the LGBT community. The festival includes a food court, kids and family area, dance pavilion, a main stage featuring performances from local and national acts and a parade.
The 3rd edition of the North American OutGames will be hosted by St. Louis, Missouri, May 27 – June 4, 2016. These OutGames under the title “Equality Games” will maintain the vision of previous continental and international OutGames by providing a multi-event sports competition, on-going cultural celebrations well as three-day human rights conference.