Venue TBD

At the heart of everything people care about is a great story. This event is a night of first-person stories from LGBTQ+ community members and allies. Pride Storytellers focuses on […]

Pride Stride

Kick off Pride Month with our annual Pride Stride. This walk is all about being yourself, being seen and most importantly being proud of who you are. Pride is a […]

I-Cubs Pride Night

Principal Park 1 Line Drive, Des Moines, Iowa

Get ready to have a ball with Capital City Pride! We’re taking over Principal Park for a fabulous evening out. Picture it: rainbow flags waving in the breeze, the Des […]


Pride Mr. Mrs. Mx. Pageant

The Garden
525 E. Grand Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa

Capital City Pride proudly presents the 2023 Mr. Mrs. Mx Pageant, hosted at The Garden. Contestants will compete in three categories including Pride Wear, Formal Wear with an onstage question […]

Drag Brunch

DTF Productions and Capital City Pride present Drag Brunch @ Tonic – PRIDE EDITION! Save the date and check back soon for more details and entertainment line-up.

Rainbow Scavenger Hunt

Grab a team or take it on solo for this family friendly event. Join us for a scavenger hunt that involves riddled clues to find the location of our Capital […]

Pride Pool Party

Kick off Pride Fest weekend with a Pride Fest Pool Party. Check back soon for more information.

Pride Fest Weekend

Historic East Village 601 East Locust, Des Moines, Iowa

Pride Fest Weekend kicks off Friday June 9th and continues through Sunday June 10th in the Historic East Village. Check back soon for a full calendar of the weekend’s events.

Silent Disco, sponsored by BH Live

Join us for Pride Fest Silent Disco. This is an event for all ages event to kickoff Pride Fest Weekend. Youth Disco from 6-9pm and the adults from 9pm-12am. Check […]

2023 Capital City Pride Stride 5k, sponsored by DLL Finance

Starting Point 2023 Capital City Pride Stride 5K 350 East Locust St, Des Moines, Iowa

Be yourself. Be a friend. Be family. Show support. Show pride. Walk.Run.Strut with Capital City Pride in the annual Capital City Pride Stride 5K. Being proud isn’t bragging about how […]

Pet Parade

We love our furry friends as members of the family and now they have their chance to show their support for a cause. Check back soon for more details on […]