9 Family Friendly Ways to Celebrate Pride Month

Last updated: June 18, 2021, at 7:41 a.m. PT

Originally published: June 17, 2020, at 2:58 p.m. PT

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Pride Month is here, and it is time to gather together to show support for the LGBTQIA+ community, honor those who have fought for equality, commemorate the past, and celebrate the future. As allies, or as an LGBTQIA+ family, there are lots of fun ways to celebrate for all ages.

  1. Learn about the history of Pride here.
     
  2. Sign up for Virtual Pride! Seattle’s LGBTQIA+ Pride Month is going virtual with two days (June 26-27) of solidarity featuring speakers, performances and activities courtesy of Gender Justice League, PrideFest, and Seattle Pride.
     
  3. Show young readers that there are many ways to love yourself and others by sharing LGBTQIA+ friendly books
  4. Celebrate with your own Pride Parade at home.
     
  5. Get artistic with rainbow craft ideas to help children celebrate Pride.
     
  6. Make Rainbow Cupcakes so you can celebrate Pride with something sweet. Share with your neighbors!
     
  7. Rainbow Fruit Skewers make a colorful and healthy snack! 
     
  8. 2021 Run/Walk with Pride is offering both virtual and in person participation! Run or walk a 5K or 10K virtually anytime between June 25 - 28 or in person at Magnuson Park June 26.
     
  9. Throughout history, there have been numerous notable and influential LGBTQIA+ figures. Learn more about these LGBTQIA+ figures.