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Jun 18, 2020

17 Ideas For Planning An Unforgettable Virtual Pride Party

Pride, but in quarantine.

1. First, hire an artist for a virtual performance.

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Whether they're a drag queen or a musician, there are lots of LGBTQ performers who have lost a substantial amount of their income during the coronavirus pandemic. However, some have pivoted to virtual performances — so reach out to your fave artists and see what they're doing.

2. Host an LGBTQ trivia night.

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3. Watch an LGBTQ movie remotely with friends and loved ones.

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Pro tip: Use an online clock to synchronize start times. We've rounded up some LGBTQ movies with happy endings, in case you need some inspo.

4. Join a virtual Pride celebration with your household — or start a virtual watch party on the side.

5. Raise money for an LGBTQ charity.

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For example, you could tap into what local organizations are doing to help LGBTQ people affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

6. Make a joint playlist and have a virtual boogie.

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7. Have a Pride-themed mask-making party.

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8. Host a virtual brunch.

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9. Have an online talent show for all your gifted LGBTQ pals.

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10. Have a Pride parade — but with cars.

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11. Bake some Pride-themed snacks.

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12. Host a quarantine drag ball.

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If you need some inspiration, take a look at what people are doing on TikTok.

13. Get local food delivered and have an online dinner party.

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14. Sign any relevant petitions to help protect LGBTQ people in your area.

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15. Have a discussion group about your favorite LGBTQ literature.

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If you don't have time for a book, there's still lots of fantastic poetry and essays by LGBTQ authors.

16. Treat yourselves to a remote at-home spa sesh.

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17. Finally, deck out your home in Pride decor.

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