Austin-area cities will hold several LGBTQ pride events this summer, some for the first time. Here are some local pride festivals to attend this year:

June 4

Round Rock will host its first pride festival June 4 in Centennial Plaza. The inaugural festival will be hosted by Round Rock Pride, an organization founded to celebrate community diversity and provide a safe, accepting and loving gathering place. 2-6 p.m. Free. Centennial Plaza, 301 W. Bagdad Ave., Round Rock.

Roughhouse Brewing and San Marcos TX Pride are partnering to host an event celebrating national pride month June 4. The event will feature a SMTX Pride booth with merchandise available for purchase, a market of local vendors and a silent auction. Roughhouse Brewing will also release a special small-batch beer that day with all proceeds benefiting SMTX Pride. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Roughhouse Brewing, 680 Oakwood Loop, San Marcos. 512-667-7000.

June 18

The first-ever LGBTQ pride festival in Pflugerville will take place in the city’s historic downtown area. Local group Pflugerville Pride is putting on the event, which will include live music and comedy, vendors and family-friendly activities. Those interested may also learn how to sponsor the event on the Pflugerville Pride website. 1-6 p.m. Free. Multiple venues within downtown Pflugerville. 512-900-1996.

June 25

Pride of Dripping Springs will host its second annual Pride Rodeo at Dripping Springs Ranch Park. The event will celebrate LGBTQ diversity and encourage community allyship. Rodeo events, food and alcohol options, family-friendly activities and vendor booths will be featured from noon-7 p.m. The event becomes for adults only from 7-11 p.m. and will feature a DJ, dancing and a drag show. Free general admission. 1042 Event Center Drive, Dripping Springs.

The Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Pride in Local Music festival to close out National Pride Month. The outdoor music and creative festival will feature a host of local LGBT artists and celebrate Austin’s music scene. Noon-midnight. $23 (students), $34 (general admission), $129 (VIP). The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive, Austin.

Aug. 20

The 20th annual Austin Pride Celebration will be held Aug. 20 in downtown Austin. The parade and festival attracted more than 400,000 attendees in 2019 alone and is expected to surpass that number. Austin Pride was previously postponed in 2021 due to COVID-19 safety concerns. Free. Multiple venues in downtown Austin.