pride parade balloonsJune is Pride Month, and we’re spotlighting the businesses and organizations across the Omaha area that are supporting the LGBTQIA+ community.

pride parade river city chorusBusiness owners, organization leaders, and makers continually offer their creativity, time, and expertise to help make Omaha a more inclusive city. Omaha supports Pride. Here’s how you can, too.


Benson First Friday

Benson First Friday, proud all year, devotes its June event to Pride with public art, window displays, visual artists and music.

Queer Comedy Showcase on June 21 at Blackstone Theater features comedians from across the gender spectrum. 

An Omaha Pride Pub Crawl says "cheers" to Pride month.

See dazzling performances at Flixx Lounge & Cabaret Show Bar as contestants set their sights on becoming royalty. Or maybe you'd prefer a low-key game of drag bingo at Flixx instead. Prefer drag bingo with craft beer? Head to Kros Strain

pride parade francisHeartland Pride has a handful of events to look forward to in July. The day begins with a parade with more than 190 participants and floats. Afterward, head to the Heartland Pride Festival at CHI Health Center Omaha. The event features LGBTQ+-friendly vendors, local artisans, an 18+ area, food and beverages and a star-studded entertainment lineup, including Tig Notaro, Adore Delano, Amanda Lapore and Princess Nokia. 


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Wear your Pride with an Omaha Pennant Flag Pride T-shirt available at Made in Omaha. Milk & Daisy’s Omaha Rainbow Tee comes in six sizes and is sold alongside shirts with phrases like “Y’all Means All” and “Lead with Love.”

Rowena B. Bennett's Queerarchy sells their own queer and gender-affirming creations, like books, clothing, totes and stickers. 


ital vital smoothieRainbow-hued treats are an easy way to sweeten Pride month and add brightness to your day. Ital Vital Living has a Pride smoothie just for the month of June. Imani Murray says it’s one of her favorites– considering how delicious all her juices and smoothies are, that’s a significant statement.

ctrl coffeeCTRL Coffee & Cereal Bar offers a special Pride Blended Lotus drink, with white lotus, white peach and pineapple. Get it with whipped cream and sprinkles. Or opt for fun Pride-themed latte art. Sweet Magnolias is serving Pride doughnuts.

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