H-Town is Putting on the Pride with Fests, Treats and Drinks Spanning the Rainbow

H-Town is Putting on the Pride with Fests, Treats and Drinks Spanning the Rainbow

Dessert Gallery cake and cookies

PRIDE MONTH IS on the horizon, Houston! The city is ready to paint the town with all the colors of the rainbow this June. From parades, to pool parties, and colorful food, drink and dessert specials, here’s a taste of what’s happening.


Annual Festival and Parade

Houston's New Faces of Pride Festival (12-6pm) and Parade (7:30-10pm) in Downtown Houston, June 22, and promises to present Pride like never before.

Common Bond

Common Bond

During Pride Month, the multi-location bakery and café will offer a limited-time-only Pride Cream Puff to celebrate the LQBTQIA+ Community at all Common Bond Bistro & Bakery and On-The-Go locations. The specialty Puff features a festive fluffy pastry shell filled with tropical passion mango diplomat crème, and topped with Chantilly cream, passion mango shell and rainbow décor.

Dessert Gallery

Dessert Gallery

Houston’s venerable bakery renowned for its homemade sweet treats, introduces the “Slice of Pride” cake. Featuring layers of French vanilla filled with rainbow buttercream and a burst of Pride confetti sprinkles, it’s on offer for $9.95 per slice, or $62.50 per whole cake. In addition, Dessert Gallery is serving up custom Pride-themed butter cookies and cupcakes, a two-pack of Pride chocolate-dipped pretzels, and square petit fours to sweeten your celebrations! All desserts are available for order online and in-store.

Karbach Brewery

On Sunday, June 2, from 11am-6pm, Karbach Brewery will host the Pride Houston Market at their biergarten. The event will showcase over 25 local vendors, live music — including DJ performances — games, giveaways, contests, food trucks and special merchandise. The 2024 Pride Market is free, open to the public with no RSVP needed.

Kenny & Ziggy's

Kenny & Ziggy's rainbow cake (photo by Paula Murphy)

For the folks at Kenny & Ziggy’s, joining the Pride celebration is a piece of cake — or a whole cake, for that matter! For the month of June, its Cakeworks Cake of the Month is the delectable Rainbow Cake, a special cake that made its debut during Pride 2022. The Rainbow Cake is a colorful, five-layer cake encased in a smooth buttercream icing. The cake is 10-inches round and 12-inches high. Oh my!

Heights House Hotel

Heights House Hotel

Dive into one of the hottest events this month at the Official Pride Pool Party. Kicking off at 3pm at Heights House Hotel on June 22, the party will offer live entertainment with hosts, DJs, and dancers, along with drinks, hookah, and poolside vibes. The event continues until 8pm, with general admission tickets starting at $15.

Velvet Taco

Velvet Taco's LGBTQ+ brunch burger

The taco group is tasting the rainbow for Pride 2024 — literally. The rainbow Pride Brunch Burger dish blends the best of both worlds (tacos and burgers, of course) to craft a unique “LGBTQ+” blend of lemon chile aioli, green onion, bacon, tater tots, queso blanco, medium egg and candied pepitas all on a rainbow waffle tortilla. A portion of proceeds from each sold will be donated to Lambda Legal, the oldest and largest legal organization in the U.S. dedicated to protecting the civil rights of the LGBTQ+ community.

Via 313

This new-to-Houston, authentic Detroit-style pizza concept is introducing three limited-time items: the Bacon Chicken Caesar Salad Pizza, PB&J Sticks, and a reimagined Smoked Grog Drink cocktail. One dollar from each special item ordered benefits Pride Houston 365, a nonprofit that has been working to support the LGBT+ community for more than 40 years and is home to the Official Houston Pride Parade and Festival. Available now through June 3.

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