Largo Celebrates Pride Month this June

Building the Community of Choice in Tampa Bay means creating a welcoming, equitable, and compassionate Largo. Efforts to promote an inclusive city directly support our long-term focus on community pride and sustainability by enhancing the vitality of our community.

The month of June is designated in communities across the United States as Pride Month to both acknowledge the history of prejudice and discrimination toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual communities and as an opportunity to celebrate the advancements of the human rights movement and the LGBTQAI+ rights movement. To support these efforts and join our neighboring communities, the City of Largo is participating in several activities and events throughout June.

Ceremonial Pride Flag Raising at Largo City Hall
On Tuesday, June 4 at 5:15pm, join the ceremonial flag raising on the side lawn of Largo City Hall, preceding the City Commission meeting. All community members are welcome to participate in this celebration.

This year's Pride Month honoree is Alex Rocha, a Largo Police Officer, who will accept the 2024 Pride Month Proclamation. Following the flag-raising, community members are encouraged to attend the City Commission Meeting at 6pm. It's an excellent opportunity to engage with local government and hear from community leaders. If you prefer to participate from home, you can watch or listen at Largo.com/LiveTV.

Pride Events in Largo
Largo has several ways to celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community, from live entertainment to events and educational activities unity.

  • June 5, 3-5pm – Teen Pride Party at Largo Public Library
  • June 12 & 26, 1-3pm – Teen Pride Social at the Largo Public Library
  • June 14, 7pm - Pride Splash Party at the Highland Family Aquatic Center
  • June 14, 8pm – Jen Rocha at the Central Park Performing Arts Center
The Largo Library will also feature book displays throughout June centered on LGBTQIA+ identities and history and will have an assortment of Pride stickers and pins available for patrons.


Largo Participation in the St. Pete Pride Parade
To join our neighboring city and communities, the City of Largo will participate in the annual St. Pete Pride Youth & Family Day on Saturday, June 8, and St. Pete Pride Parade on Saturday, June 22. Community members are invited to stop by the City of Largo booth at the St. Pride Youth & Family Day from 10am-2pm and view the parade in downtown St. Petersburg. The parade steps off at 6pm.

More Ways to Celebrate
The Largo Community Center will light up the entryway round-a-bout in rainbow colors for visitors to enjoy during June. The Medjool Date Palm Tree at the north end of Central Park Drive will have a rainbow pattern, and the Central Park Performing Arts Center will showcase multicolor LED lights outside of the building.

The City of Largo is committed to building an inclusive community that respects and values the diverse identities and perspectives of all individuals. Visit Largo.com/Pride and follow the City of Largo on social media (@cityoflargo) for more ways to celebrate our community and stay connected.