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Pride in Dubuque

Key City Pride 2021 kicks off a week of celebration throughout Dubuque

Celebrate Pride #WhereIowaStarted June 21 - 27


Key City Pride

Hear from Corey Young and Rio S. Suave, founders of Key City Pride, as they talk about what makes their vision different, what to expect if you haven’t celebrated Pride, and what they are most excited about. (Their tip for first-time attendees? Be ready for bright colors, loud music, and fun all around!)


A Week of Celebration

On Monday, June 21, the City of Dubuque will officially proclaim June 21 - 27 as ‘Key City Pride Week’ starting a week long celebration throughout the community. From Drag Queen Bingo, Drag River Cruise, Rainbow Crawl, and more. Learn more about the schedule of events!

Washington Park

Pride Parade

The Key City Pride Parade will kick off at 11 am on Saturday, June 26. The Board of Key City Pride, along with Mr. & Miss Key City Pride 2020 will be there as they make their way from Jackson Park to Washington Park by way of Main Street. Only registered and approved persons/organizations/floats/vehicles will be able to participate in the parade. Spectators will line Main and be invited to join the parade at the end and walk together to the pride festival.

Town Clock Dubuque with Trees

Pride Fest

On Saturday, June 26 from 12 pm - 10 pm the Town Square will play host to the 1st Annual Key City Pride Festival! Featuring family fun entertainment, novelty & craft vendors, food trucks, and much more!


Discover the full line-up of events and performers or learn more about Key City Pride #WhereIowaStarted.