Celebrate Pride in Westport

Jun 6, 2022 | Events

Grab your most festive gear and join us in the historic Westport District on Saturday, June 11 for the KC Pride Parade! Part of the annual Kansas City PrideFest, the event celebrates and recognizes the history and heritage of LGBTQ+ people in the Kansas City area and beyond.

The parade kicks off at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 11 at Westport Rd. & Pennsylvania Ave. It will march east on Westport Rd., turn south on Broadway Blvd., and continue onto Mill Creek Parkway, turning east onto Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. and continuing to the endpoint at Theis Park. The Parade unit line-up will begin at 7:00 a.m. along a closed Pennsylvania Avenue between 40th Street and 42nd Street.

The parade is free to attend and all ages are welcome. Many Westport businesses will join in on the festivities by opening early, offering food and drink specials, and more. See a full list of participating shops and restaurants below.

Businesses offering specials:

Atomic Cowboy – Offering $9 “Pridemosa”

4144 Pennsylvania Avenue

Becoming – 10% off all day + free bottled water

4141 Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 101

Beer Kitchen – $5.00 BK Mary and $5.00 Breakfast Shot

435 Westport Road

Char Bar – $5.00 Bloody Mary and $5.00 Liquid Breakfast Shot

4050 Pennsylvania Avenue

Chick-in Waffle  – Free frozen lemonade with purchase of any signature waffle or loaded fries

431 Westport Road

Fountain Haus – Parade viewing party on the rooftop, drink specials, official PrideFest after party with free entry for those with PrideFest wristbands

401 Westport Road

Guy’s Deli and Pizza – Breakfast pizza from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. and 2 slices for $6 after 11 a.m.

4058 Pennsylvania Ave

Jerusalem Café – Free 32 oz. lemonade with purchase of a main course meal valued at $12 or more

515 Westport Rd

Julep – Offering drink specials

4141 Pennsylvania Avenue

Kelly’s Westport Inn – Offering $4 wells from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.

500 Westport Road

Mickey’s Hideaway – $5.00 Bloody Mary and $5.00 Banana Fosters Shooter

4057 Pennsylvania

Port Fonda – $5.00 Bloody Maria and $5.00 Breakfast Shot

4141 Pennsylvania Avenue

Businesses opening before the parade:

Ashleigh’s Bake Shop – Opening at 10 a.m.

115 Westport Road

Beer Kitchen – Opening at 8 a.m.

435 Westport Road

Big Biscuit – Opening at 6:30 a.m.

4039 Mill Street

Bridger’s – Opening at 10 a.m.

504 Westport Road

Broadway Café – Opening at 7 a.m.

4106 Broadway Boulevard

Bunker – Opening at 10 a.m.

4056 Broadway Boulevard

Char Bar – Opening at 9 a.m.

4050 Pennsylvania Avenue

Chick-in Waffle – Opening at 9 a.m.

431 Westport Road

Denver Biscuit – Opening at 7 a.m.

4144 Pennsylvania Avenue

Guy’s Deli and Pizza – Opening at 9 a.m.

4058 Pennsylvania Avenue

Julep – Opening at 11 a.m

4141 Pennsylvania Avenue

Kelly’s Westport Inn – Opening at 9 a.m.

500 Westport Road

Mickey’s Hideaway – Opening at 9 a.m

4057 Pennsylvania

Pickleman’s Gourmet Café Opening at 10 a.m.

509 Westport Road

Port Fonda – Opening at 8 a.m.

4141 Pennsylvania Avenue

Spa on Penn – Opening at 8:30 a.m.

4143 Pennsylvania Avenue

Westport Coffee House – Opening at 7 a.m.

4010 Pennsylvania Avenue

*Specials are subject to change.