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

10 SEPTEMBER, 2022 @ 12:00 pm

Belle Street
Alton, IL 62002
Free and Open to ALL

24 & 25 SEPTEMBER, 2022 @ 11:00 AM

Tower Grove Park Sons of Rest Shelter
St. Louis, MO 63118
Free and Open to ALL

1 OCTOBER, 2022 @ 12:00 AM

West Main Street
Belleville, IL 62220
Free and Open to ALL