Las Vegas Shows Its Ongoing Pride with LGBTQ+ Events and Celebrations
From annual events to amazing entertainment, Las Vegas proudly celebrates the LGBTQ+ community and empowers travelers to embrace who they are year-round. Featuring a wide variety of LGBTQ+-driven entertainment, dining, nightlife and special events, Las Vegas is the ultimate, inclusive escape for anyone and everyone for any occasion. The Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Nevada, a non-profit advocacy group that aims to expand the economic opportunities and advancement of the LGBTQ+ business community will host its summer virtual mixer Wednesday, June 16 from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Celebrating gay men of all shapes and sizes, who are also cigar and pipe aficionados, bikers or leathermen, SMOKEOUT 2021 will be on fire at Tuscany Suites and Casino, August 25-30. From bull riding to cattle roping, the rodeo thrives in Vegas. September 17−19, the Nevada Gay Rodeo Association’s BigHorn Rodeo will once again ride into Las Vegas, bringing with it all the typical rodeo favorites and camp events. The biggest LGBTQ+ event of the year, Las Vegas PRIDE, is expected to return live October 8 and 9. Completely centered around pride and diversity, the parade through Downtown Las Vegas on October 8 and the festival on October 9 will be bigger and more fabulous after the at-home virtual celebration in 2020. Gold Spike in Downtown Las Vegas announced the comeback of the queens. Every second and fourth Thursday of the month, the “girls” are back in town as Drag Queen Bingo makes its debut at Gold Spike.