As June arrives, the global celebration of Pride Month—dedicated to honoring the LGBTQIA+ community—begins. Atlantic City, known for its vibrant culture and inclusive atmosphere, welcomes Pride Month with a plethora of celebratory events and initiatives. Extending beyond Pride Month, Atlantic City consistently embraces Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) year-round, celebrating the diverse array of cultures that make up its community.


Pride Month in Atlantic City

AC Pride

At the forefront of Atlantic City's Pride celebrations is AC Pride, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting LGBTQIA+ rights, visibility, and acceptance. Through events and education, they foster inclusivity and combat discrimination, creating a sense of belonging for everyone in the community.




Pride Month Events

Drag Bingo Hosted by Brittany Lynn: Kick off Pride Month with a fabulous evening of bingo hosted by the incomparable Brittany Lynn. Expect laughter, glamour, and fierce competition as you dab your way to victory.

AC Pride – Stilettos and Spurs Hoedown: Saddle up for a Pride-themed hoedown featuring line dancing, country music, and two-stepping fun. Dust off your boots and join in on the festivities.

Dancing Under the Rainbow: Get ready for a dazzling showcase of local talent competing for the title of Dancing Under the Rainbow Champion. Every dance move supports the AC Pride Khoi Bui Atlantic City High School Scholarship Fund, providing opportunities LGBTQ+ students in our community.

Ocean Pride Sunday Tea Dance: Wind down Pride Month with a laid-back tea dance at The Cabanas at Ocean Casino Resort. Sip on refreshing beverages, soak in the sea breeze, and celebrate love in all its forms.

Want to keep the party going? Stay up to date with our events calendar for all upcoming LGBTQIA+ celebrations.


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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Atlantic City

Beyond Pride Month, Atlantic City is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Let's take a closer look at how the city celebrates different cultures year-round:


African American Culture

Atlantic City pays homage to its African American heritage through various cultural initiatives and events. Support local entrepreneurs and experience the vibrant offerings of black-owned businesses and black-owned restaurants in Atlantic City.


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Hispanic Culture

Embrace the beauty and diversity of Hispanic culture in Atlantic City. From music and dance to food and festivals, there are endless opportunities to celebrate and immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and flavors of Hispanic heritage.


AC Latino Fest 2022

As we celebrate Pride Month and embrace DEI, let's continue to uplift and support one another, creating a brighter and more inclusive future for all.