AKA’s Guide to Celebrating PRIDE in Boston!

June in Boston is a vibrant celebration of PRIDE, and Hotel AKA Boston Common is excited to be part of the festivities! This year, we're proudly featuring our special Pride Paradise cocktail at Better Sorts Social Club. With each purchase of this tiki-inspired cocktail, AKA will donate a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Greater Boston PFLAG, supporting their crucial work with LGBTQ+ individuals and their families. Join us in raising a glass to love, acceptance, and community!

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A Must-Attend List of Pride Events Near Hotel AKA Boston Common:

June 1st, 2024

Pride Rooftop House Party

Kick off Pride Month and celebrate under the stars from 7-11 p.m. at Sam Adams Downtown Boston Taproom. This 80's Glow Party meets House Music event features DJ sets, Pride giveaways, and their special Love Conquers Ale slushies. 21+. Entry is free. 

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DTX BIPOC Pride Party

Just a few steps from our hotel, the Downtown Crossing Summer Street Plaza hosts the DTX BIPOC Pride Party from 4-8 p.m. Dance to DJ Live’s beats and enjoy performances by Candace Persuasion, Lilly Rose Valore, and more. The Beer Garden will be open for those 21 and over. 

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Pride Night at the Boston Pops

For a night of comedy and music, don’t miss Pride Night at the Boston Pops featuring drag superstar Thorgy Thor. This ticketed event at Boston Symphony Hall begins at 7:30 p.m. and promises an unforgettable blend of classical music and drag performance.


Sober Pride Dance Party

Hit up the biggest sober dance party in Boston! From 7-10 p.m. at The Phoenix, enjoy electrifying DJ sets from AthenaLuv, Brian Derrick, and Disco Dungeon, alongside stunning drag performances by Linda Mariposa and Lilly Rose Valore. It's a night of high-energy fun with state-of-the-art audio and visuals. 

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June 2nd, 2024

Pride Kickoff Boston Harbor Cruise

Set sail on the Boston Harbor with BAGS and MBC from 2:30-6 p.m. This 21+ event includes a complimentary buffet, cash bar, DJ, dance music, and more. Boarding begins at 2:30 p.m., with departure at 3 p.m. 

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June 7th, 2024

I Am What I Am - Pride Concert & Open Mic

Enjoy a night of music and self-expression from 7-10 p.m. at Club Café Boston. Entry is donation-based. 

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June 8th, 2024

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Boston Pride for the People, Festival and Parade

Get ready for a day of pure excitement and celebration at the annual Boston Pride for the People Parade! Starting at 11 a.m. in Copley Square, the parade winds its way through the vibrant streets of Boston, and ends at Boston Common for ongoing celebrations for all from 12-6 p.m. But the fun doesn't stop there—head over to an exclusive 21+ block party at City Hall Plaza from 2-8 p.m., where the energy and festivities continue into the night! 

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June 9th, 2024

Pride Brunch featuring The Femmes

Join us at City Winery at 12 p.m. for a lively brunch featuring The Femmes, an all-woman and non-binary band. Enjoy a high-energy concert and a delicious brunch buffet for $35 per person.

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June 11th, 2024

Pride Night at Fenway Park

Watch the Red Sox take on the Phillies and get an exclusive Red Sox Pride jersey. Tickets are available for this special game night. 

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June 23rd, 2024

Boston's Big Queer Picnic

Wrap up Pride Month with a relaxed afternoon at Boston Common from 1-4 p.m. Enjoy food, games, and camaraderie at this free event.

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Join Us at Hotel AKA Boston Common

Make the most of Boston's PRIDE festivities by reserving your stay at Hotel AKA Boston Common. Enjoy prime access to a variety of these exciting events and indulge in our exclusive Pride Paradise cocktail at Better Sorts Social Club, supporting the Greater Boston PFLAG. Reserve now to experience the vibrant celebration of love, diversity, and community all June long. We can't wait to celebrate with you!