June 9, 2022

Embracing Pride

Celebrate Pride Month in Northwest Arkansas by participating in a range of engaging activities and showing support for the LGBTQ+ community. In this blog post, we are highlighting Pride events and LGBTQ+-owned businesses that are part of our community.
Explore the inclusive spirit of NWA as we uplift and promote local businesses and showcase the resources provided by NWA Equality’s comprehensive guide. Join us in a month-long celebration of love, equality, and acceptance as we honor and uplift the LGBTQ+ community. Let’s embrace the vibrant tapestry of Pride in NWA and stand united in solidarity.

Local Pride Events

Mojo Pride Ride ’23 | June 21

All bikers are welcome to hit the road starting at 6:30pm on the Bentonville Square and ending at Trash Creamery for some ice cream. Be sure to stick around for the scavenger hunt and prizes afterward! 

NWA Trans March Rally | June 23

Join the community at the NWA Trans March Rally, a gathering dedicated to celebrating and supporting the transgender community. This inclusive event serves as a platform for unity, visibility, and advocacy, creating a space where trans voices are amplified and embraced with unwavering solidarity.

The 19th Annual NWA Pride Parade | June 24

Paint the town with vibrant colors and contagious energy at the 19th Annual Northwest Arkansas Pride Parade, a dazzling celebration of love, acceptance, and LGBTQ+ pride. Join the parade as it weaves through the heart of Fayetteville, spreading joy and unity while honoring the diverse identities that make our community shine.

For a list of all Pride events, please visit nwapride.org.

LGBTQ Owned Business

Cafe Rue Orleans

Delight your palate with classic tastes and generous portions from New Orleans.

Northwest Arkansas Electrolysis

Discover flawless brows with NWA Electrolysis, the trusted destination for FDA Certified permanent hair removal, featuring the only licensed electrologist in Northwest Arkansas.

Randal Events + Eventures Party Rentals

Elevate your event with top-notch party equipment rental service and create a memorable celebration filled with excitement and flair.

On The Verge

Experience the ultimate fusion of artistry and creativity through a unique hair salon offering genderless services within a one-of-a-kind vintage-inspired space that welcomes and celebrates all hair textures and individuals.

LGBTQ Resources