Here are the major LGBTQ Pride 2022 events happening in the S.F. Bay Area – SF Chronicle Datebook

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The Pink Triangle installation is now up and glowing with thousands of twinkly LED lights over San Francisco’s Castro District, and that means it’s time to celebrate LGBTQ Pride with plenty of offerings across the Bay Area.
Take a look at The Chronicle’s overview of regional events celebrating the Bay Area’s queer community, as well as some early June highlights, leading up to the official Pride weekend June 25-26. (Oakland’s celebration of Pride takes the crown as the latest event in the season, with plans in the works for an in-person parade and celebration on Sept. 10-11.)
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6-10 p.m. Thursday, June 9. $19.95, indoor masks and reservations required. 18 and older. Exploratorium, Pier 15, S.F. 415-528-4444.
Join a discussion with Queeroes mural artists/creators Juan Manuel Carmona and Simón Malvaez. The evening is set to include a panel conversation, where attendees will hear from the artists on the making of the mural, their journey as queer Latino artists navigating the San Francisco art scene, and their future plans.
5-7 p.m. Friday, June 10. Free, reservations required. SF LGBT Center, 1800 Market St., S.F. 415-865-5555.
Attend a glamorous drag show featuring Heklina, Carnie Asada, Landa Lakes and Madd Dogg. With handcrafted cocktails and seasonal bites, sounds by DJ Works and postshow photo ops with the Queens.
7:30-10 p.m. Friday, June 10. $15, reservations required. Living Room Bar, W San Francisco, 181 Third St., S.F. 415-777-5300.
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Nearly 3,000 hand-stitched panels of the Quilt, which honors and remembers loved ones lost to AIDS, will be on display at the AIDS Memorial Grove. The free public event begins with an opening ceremony, followed by the continuous reading of names of lives lost. There will be a closing ceremony at 4 p.m. Sunday where newly made panels will be presented to be added to the Quilt.
The weekend event is also set to include a community area for visitors with panel-making workshops, storytelling and a community service village featuring nonprofit organizations. Select panels will feature QR codes that can be scanned to learn more about stories behind the Quilt through photos, podcasts and personal stories.
9‍:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, June 11; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 12. Free. Robin Williams Meadow, Nancy Pelosi Drive and Bowling Green, Golden Gate Park, S.F.
Join a wine tasting party with more than 30 Sonoma and Napa County wineries represented, hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment, all while helping to raise funds for critical care programs benefiting LGBTQ teens and youth.
4-7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 11. $175-$250, reservations required. Pier 27, S.F. 415-703-6150.
Dress to impress as the ensemble’s normally annual fundraising concert event rolls out the red carpet, following a three-year hiatus. Donna Sachet plans to host the evening, featuring vocalist Renée Lubin. Guest conductor Dee Spencer is also set to direct a program of works composed by John Williams, Leonard Bernstein, Henry Mancini and others, from films like “Jurassic Park,” “The Wizard of Oz,” “West Side Story” and more. Movie theater concessions and beverages will be available, and attendees will have the opportunity to bid on unique auction items.
8 p.m. Saturday, June 11. vaccination proof, indoor masks and reservations required. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Forum, 701 Mission St., S.F. 415-978-2700.
With an annual attendance of more than 60,000, Frameline is the longest-running LGBTQ film arts program in the Bay Area and beyond. This year, it will include screenings, an opening gala and special events throughout its run featuring directors, actors and other queer media icons. See the website for the in-person schedule, as well as the at-home encore viewing options from June 24 to 30.
In-person screenings and events from June 16-26. $8.50-$280, vaccination proof, masks indoors and reservations required. Events and screenings will take place at the Castro Theater, 429 Castro St., S.F.; Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St., S.F.; AMC Kabuki, 1881 Post St., S.F.; Wattis Theater at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 151 Third St., S.F.; Proxy, 432 Octavia St., S.F.; Terra Gallery, 511 Harrison St., S.F.; Oasis, 298 11th St., S.F.; and the New Parkway Theater, 474 24th St., Oakland. 415-552-5580.
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All are welcome to join a celebration and march in support of transgender and gender nonconforming people, featuring a stage in the park with live entertainment from 3-6 p.m., followed by a march downtown. After the afternoon events, there will be a 21 and older “Bustin Out: Benefit Celebration for TJI Justice” official Trans March afterparty at El Rio.
3-7 p.m. June 24. Free. Mission Dolores Park, 19th and Dolores streets, S.F.
The city’s official in-person celebration finally returns for the first time in three years. Festivities for 2022 include a two-day festival; a parade with Dykes on Bikes kicking it off at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, and many additional events throughout the month. With more than 200 parade contingents and exhibitors and live entertainment on multiple community-run stages and venues, the full lineup of events and activities will be announced in the near future. This year also introduces the S.F. Pride app for download, featuring stage lineups, event map, vendor list, artist information and more.
Noon-6 p.m. Saturday, June 25; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, June 26. Free. Civic Center Plaza, S.F.
Pack a beach blanket and snack for you and your corgis and join a picnic on the beach celebrating Pride weekend.
11 a.m.-1 p.m. June 25. Free, reservations required. Crissy Field South Beach, S.F.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of this march at Dolores Park, followed by a rally. As a call to action for equality, visibility and respect, there is room for lesbians to join the march and/or sign up to volunteer. Allies are welcome to cheer on the march from the sidelines and then take part in the post-walk celebration and rally in Mission Dolores park.
5 p.m. June 25. Free, donations welcome. Meet at Dolores and 18th streets, S.F.
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11 a.m.-4 p.m. June 24. Free, registration encouraged. The Loom, 2150 Livingston St., Oakland.
The Rainbow Community Center proudly sponsors the first Pride parade in Clayton. Enjoy the march and a celebratory picnic lunch in the park.
10 a.m. June 25. Free. Main Street, downtown Clayton.
Cheer on the downtown Santa Rosa parade, featuring “Jeopardy” champion Amy Schneider as the grand marshal, and KZST’s Brent Farris and Debbie Abrams as masters of ceremonies, followed by a festival with live music and entertainment, vendors, kids activities, food and drinks with a theme of coming back together.
11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, June 4. Free. Fourth Street and Mendocino Avenue and Old Courthouse Square, downtown Santa Rosa.
Get your hands on a nice morning virgin mimosa (a.k.a. orange juice) and enjoy a buffet-style brunch with laudable hostess Mrs. Juanita More and her drag daughters Rahni Nothingmore, Mary Vice and Mrs. Princess Panocha entertaining with DJ sets, drag performances and more.
After brunch, get splashy at a Pride celebration hosted poolside by RuPaul’s Drag Race competitor Rock M. Sakura. The event is set to feature dancing and swimming with live DJ sets from Lady Char, Jimmy Hits and Hector Fonseca with Natascha Bessez.
Brunch 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sunday, June 5. $85, reservations required; Pink Pool Party 1-6 p.m. June 5. $30-$950, reservations encouraged. Pool Deck, Graton Resort and Casino, 288 Golf Course Drive West, Rohnert Park.
A celebration of LGBTQ inclusivity and community featuring live music and entertainment, art, resource booths, games, food vendors, raffle and more.
9 a.m.-9 p.m. June 18. Free. Shenandoah Park, 100 Sonoma Creek Way, American Canyon.
Make rainbow streamers, march in a museum-wide parade, learn the meaning behind the Pride Flag colors with a “Rainbow Reflections” scavenger hunt, family photo booth, rainbow body art activity, Rainbow Dance Zone, live entertainment and more.
9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. June 4. Included with museum admission. Children’s Discovery Museum, 180 Woz Way, San Jose. 408-298-5437. 
Comedian Jesús U. BettaWork plays host to the 10th annual San Mateo County Pride celebration, which is set to feature a lineup of live entertainment, including DJ China G, a community resource fair, food and artisan vendors, a kids area and more.
11 a.m.-5 p.m. June 11. Free, registration encouraged. San Mateo Central Park, 50 E. Fifth Ave., San Mateo.
With live performances all weekend, the event is set to include Drag Queen Storytime, Japanese drumming from Queer Taiko, Mexican folk dancing by Folclorico Colibri, as well as Pride-themed cocktails and food truck vendors. Take a rainbow hike and learn about Pride flag symbolism; San Francisco florist Nigella decorated the historic house interior with an abundance of rainbow arrangements; Ribbons of Remembrance, share what Pride means to you under fluttering rainbow flags between the London Plane trees.
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, June 4-5. Included with admission. Filoli Gardens, 86 Cañada Road, Woodside. 650-364-8300.
For the first time, Pacifica will celebrate Pride Day in the heart of the beachside surf town, with flags raised across town and speakers at the community center at 11 a.m., followed by a parade including Dykes on Bikes, a CoastPride float, community groups, hot rods, classic cars and more.
11 a.m. Sunday, June 5. Free. Pacifica Community Center, 540 Crespi Drive, Pacifica. 650-479-1902.
A gathering for Coastside LGBTQ people and allies with an ’80s music theme. Fancy Pants Costume and CoastPride plan to host a party with food trucks from Sam’s Chowder House and Tacos San Buena; beverages from HopDogma and Table Wine and FishWife Sweets; a parking lot tea dance party and runway show with DJ Meesha; surprise performers; a raffle and a Main Street parade. VIP ticket options available. Proceeds benefit CoastPride.
2-6 p.m. June 18. $30-$500, reservations required. 785 Main St., Half Moon Bay. 650-729-3042.
With precise details still in the works, this late in the season Pride celebration shines with daytime and evening events taking place in downtown San Jose over two days.
Night festival: 6-11 p.m. Aug. 27. Parade: 10 am.-noon Aug. 28. Day festival noon-6 p.m. Aug. 28. $5. Plaza de Cesar Chavez, 194 S. Market St., San Jose.
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