The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trangender, Queer/Questioning Plus (LGBTQ+) Pride Month is celebrated in the United States to commemorate the Stonewall Riots, which occurred at the end of June 1969. The commemorative month also recognizes the impact LGBTQ+ individuals have had on history—locally, nationally, and internationally.
The City of Rockville has issued proclamations declaring LGBTQ+ Pride Month since June 2017.
Rockville celebrates Pride Month in June. This year, the City of Rockville’s Human Rights Commission will celebrate the sixth annual Rockville Pride with a virtual event on Sunday, June 5, 2022 and a celebration in Rockville Town Square Park from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, June 26, 2022.
Virtual Pride – Conversations about LGBTQ+ Youth, Media and Identity
Sunday, June 5th 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
The virtual Rockville Pride event will be an open dialogue about LGBTQ+ topics, facilitated by HRC members, HRC student ambassadors and speakers from PFLAG and Rainbow Youth Alliance. There will be breakout room sessions, with three topics to choose from. During each breakout session, participants can choose between these rooms to join. There will be a prompts provided in each room and HRC members will moderate these open discussions.
Meeting number: 2634 433 8932
Join by phone: +1-408-418-9388
United States Toll Access code: 263 443 38932
In Person Event – Rockville Town Square
Sunday, June 26th 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
The Rockville Pride event will be a family friendly event celebrating the LGBTQ+ community with performances, activities for kids, and sponsored or informational tables.
Volunteers Wanted for Rockville Pride
The City of Rockville is seeking volunteers to assist during the celebration in Rockville Town Square Park from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, June 26, 2022.
Volunteers need to be 16 years and older. SSL Hours available. We have different activities and times. Duties will be assigned by the event coordinator and communicated to the volunteers via email.
The volunteer opportunities are:
- Set up: Assist with event decorations, signs, tables/chairs and booth information
Time: 11 am - 1 pm (two hour shifts only)
- Assist with performers and event MC backstage, assist event coordinator, work at an information booth
Time: 2 - 4 pm (two hour shifts available)
- Assist with craft tables
Time: 2 - 4 pm (one or two hour shifts available)
- Assist with removal of decorations, signs, tables/chairs and booth information. Trash clean up.
Time: 4 - 6 pm (two hour shifts only)