Metro East Pride

Diversity · Equality · Inclusion

Our Mission

The mission of Metro East Pride is to encourage unity, celebrate diversity, promote equality and advocate for inclusion of all persons on the LGBTQIA spectrum throughout Southwestern Illinois and the Metropolitan St. Louis region.

Our Purpose

The main purpose of Metro East Pride is to advance unity, visibility and wellness among persons with diverse sexual and gender identities through cultural and educational programs, sharing of information and resources, and social activities in the Metro East area including the annual Metro East Pride Fest —celebrating the present, envisioning the future and honoring the past.

Upcoming Events

21 OCTOBER, 2021 @6:00 pm

with Belleville Main Street
Club Escapade
133 W Main Street
Belleville, IL 62220
21+ to Enter

14 NOVEMBER, 2021 @ 12:00 pm

Big Daddy’s 618
313 E Main Street
Belleville, IL 62220
21+ to Enter

30 NOVemBER, 2021 @ 9:00 pm

Metro East Pride Facebook Page
Donate to Metro East Pride for our upcoming Community Holiday Programs and Metro East Pride will match all donations up to $250.00!

All persons over the age of two are required to wear a mask in all indoor settings.

While face coverings are not required outdoors, masks are strongly encouraged in crowded outdoor settings.