To celebrate Pride Month, Palm Beach County is inviting the public to join their events starting in early June.
To kick off the month, the Lake Worth Beach city commission is hosting a Pride Flag Raising and Proclamation Reading at the city hall on June 1 at 5 p.m. As the title suggests, they will raise the Pride Flag while reading the Pride Proclamation, and a photo will be taken to commemorate the event.
Later on June 1 from 8 - 10 p.m. is the Clematis By Light for LGBTQ Pride, in which the fountain will display Pride colors along with The Citizen’s Building and Palm Beach Dramaworks at Nancy Graham Centennial Square in downtown West Palm Beach. Pistache, located next to the Fountain, will hold a Pride Happy Hour from 8 - 10 p.m.
West Palm Beach Mayor Keith James and the city commission will perform a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the LGBTQ Pride Crosswalks June 3 at 9:30 a.m. The crosswalks are located at the intersection of Northwood Road and Spruce Avenue in Northwood Village, the traditional heart of the city's LGBT business district.
Palm Beach Pride Market is an open-air marketplace featuring Pride vendors offering products, food, plants, handicrafts and more at Bryant Park on the City of Lake Worth Beach Intracoastal. It begins June 5 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. It’s a family and pet-friendly event.
The Boynton Beach LGBTQ Pride Intersection Dedication June 7 at 5:30 p.m. Mayor Steven Grant and the Boynton Beach city commission will dedicate the LGBTQ Progress Pride street art at the intersection of Ocean Avenue and S.E. 1st Street in Boynton Beach.
Delray Beach is celebrating Pride Month as well. The city’s commissioners approved an LGBT Pride Streetscape that will be located at the city’s Pineapple Grove Arts District. The city is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. June 12 at the intersection of Northeast Second Avenue and Northeast First Street. Refreshments will be available after the ribbon cutting.
The installment of the Pride Streetscape will take place from June 1 - 12, in which the area will be closed to traffic.