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San Antonio's LGBTQ+ Community

San Antonio Celebrates and Welcomes All

For a city full of welcoming locals where unforgettable travel experiences await, look no further than beautiful San Antonio. Our city is bursting with LGBTQ+-owned businesses, celebratory year-round events, and attractions that welcome all. The San Antonio LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce gives San Antonio’s LGBTQ+ community an important voice. Check out their website for regularly updated calendars and event listings.

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More Ways to Celebrate in San Antonio


Fiesta San Antonio
Typically held in April

Join us in April for an 11-day vibrant celebration commemorating our diverse culture and esteemed heritage. Over 100 events with live music, delicious cuisine, and a whole lot of fun await at Fiesta San Antonio. Attend one or attend them all – Fiesta San Antonio is a cannot miss extravaganza.


Bud Light Pride River Parade & Festival
Typically held in June

Visit San Antonio created the Bud Light Pride River Parade to promote the city’s inclusion, encouragement and support of the LGBTQ+ community to live openly with equal rights. Everyone is welcome to join as members of the community or allies as they come together at the historic La Villita district and River Walk Downtown and Museum Reaches for this colorful, entertaining yet heartfelt moment of unity.

Pride Bigger than Texas Parade + Festival
Typically held in June

Pride San Antonio celebrates the LGBTQ+ community with the Pride Bigger than Texas Festival and Parade. Typically held in June to commemorate Pride Month, this event highlights the accomplishments of the LGBTQ+ community and also raises money for local charities. Learn more at pridesanantonio.org.

QFest Film Festival
Typically held in October

Be sure to check out The San Antonio LGBT International Film Festival. This film festival celebrates the LGBTQ+ community in the film industry by showcasing films created for, by and about the LGBTQ+ community and is typically held each year in October. Learn more at pridesanantonio.org.