We take pride in being a progressive, inclusive city

We take pride in being a progressive, inclusive city

Widely known for our inclusive attitude and our progressive spirit, Tempe has always been at the forefront of diversity, equity and inclusion. More than a welcoming destination, Tempe has earned a score of 100% (the highest possible) on the HRC Municipal Equality Index since 2014. As an LGBTQ+ visitor, we look forward to sharing our flair for all things festive with you — from Pride events to Broadway shows and arts festivals to drag performances, you’ll find a spectrum of events that celebrate diversity and invite you to experience our community.
Draw and Drag at TCA

Jun 24

Drag & Draw

Tempe Center for the Arts

June 24, 2023

Tempe Center of the Arts invites you out for a night of drawing, drinks, drag, and an evening of fierce creativity! Drag & Draw is a free event takes place during Pride month.

Drink Me! Tea Room

Jun 28

Drag Bingo with Felicia Minor

June 28, 2023

Celebrate Pride month at DrinkMe! Tea Room with an exciting and hilarious night of Drag Bingo with Felicia “FeFe” Minor from Drag Story Hour Arizona.

Pride Flag

Oct 21 - Oct 22

Phoenix Pride Festival

Steele Indian Park

October 21, 2023 - October 22, 2023

This year’s Phoenix Pride Festival will continue to be a two-day celebration designed to bring our diverse LGBTQ+ and allied communities together for a weekend of camaraderie and celebration at Indian Steele Park.

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