Events for LGBTQ+ Families and Friends

They say it takes a village to raise a family — and they weren’t kidding! That’s why Family Equality is committed to ensuring that everyone has the chance to find community, celebration, and support all year-round.

Family Equality families at the 60th Anniversary of the March on Washington.
Author and advocate Chasten Buttigieg joined us for a fireside chat at Family Week in Provincetown.
Visibility Award honor Niecy Nash-Betts joined us at LA Impact: There’s No Place Like Home.
Superstar Esera Tuaolo performs at LA Impact: There’s No Place Like Home.
Family Equality families joined us at the White House for their Pride celebration!
Family Equality families joined us at the White House for their Pride celebration!
Family Equality families joined us at the White House for their Pride celebration!
President and CEO, Jaymes Black, is joined by their family at the White House.
Family Equality families joined us at the White House for their Pride celebration!
We are honored to be a part of the White House’s beloved Easter Egg Roll event!
LGBTQ+ families are incredi-bowl! We welcomed dozens of families to our family fun event in New York City.
The queens of SIX: The Musical took the stage at our annual spring gala in 2022.
People holding signs in front of the Supreme Court
Advocates and allies speak up and speak out for LGBTQ+ family rights.
Families posing in front of the Washington Monument
Many families joined us for the annual Easter Egg Roll at the White House!
Family with pride flags
Hundreds of families joined us in Provincetown for Family Week!
Nina West takes the stage at our annual fall gala, LA Impact.
The family pride parade is one of our favorite events at Family Week!
A record-breaking number of families joined us at PTownFamilyWeek!

Creating opportunities to learn, grow, and celebrate our pride and joy is more important than ever. Each year, Family Equality hosts many events to connect LGBTQ+ families, allies, and friends through fun-filled activities, meaningful occasions, and informational talks.  


In-Person Events

Join us at one of our beloved benchmark events!

Family Week in Provincetown

July 27 – August 3, 2024

Join us at Family Week, the largest annual gathering of LGBTQ+ families in the world, and enjoy an entire week filled with activities that are fun for the whole family! 

Night at the Pier in New York

May 13, 2024

This May, powerful advocates are coming together for our annual spring gala in New York City! Save the date to join this change-making Pier community. 

LA Impact in Los Angeles

September 28, 2024

Make an impact at our fall gala in Los Angeles! Celebrities, community luminaries, and more join us each year to help us support LGBTQ+ families. 

Upcoming In-Person Events

Friend and Fundraiser in Austin, Texas

Steve Brister and Carmine Salvucci's Home Austin, TX

All are welcome to join us at Steve Brister and Carmine Salvucci's home for a night of love, laughter, and rainbow magic — all to support Family Equality, an organization protecting LGBTQ+ families everywhere! Connect with old friends or make some new ones as we raise a glass to the diverse tapestry of love and family that makes our world infinitely richer.

Night at the Pier: Hope Starts Here

Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers 60 Chelsea Piers, New York, New York

Every connection made, moment shared, and story told at Night at the Pier fuels our mission to create a world where everyone can experience love, belonging, and family.

Want to host an in-person event for Family Equality? 

All are welcome to start the party! Hosting an in-person fundraiser is a great way to raise funds for our work and build life-long friendships. 

You can also reach out to our team to get involved in one of our benchmark events! 

Virtual Events

From town halls to educational webinars, Family Equality provides several opportunities for you to hear from the experts and get direct support — right from the comfort of your own home! 

Looking for more direct support?

In addition to educational virtual events and in-person community-building events, we host virtual peer support groups!