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

20 NOVEMBER, 2022 @ 12:00 AM

Big Daddy’s 618
313 E Main Street – Belleville, IL 62220
$20 Advance / $25 at the Door

29 NOVEMBER, 2022 @ 12:00 AM

Help Metro East Pride spread holiday
spirit in the Community
Metro East Pride will match donations
up to $500

10 DECEMBER, 2022 @ 9:00 PM

Club Escapade
133 W Main Street – Belleville, IL 62220
Free 21+