Boston Pride’s 46th annual Pride Parade hits the streets on June 11, beginning at noon on the corner of Boylston and Clarendon Streets and wrapping up at City Hall Plaza, where the Pride Festival will already be in full swing. Looking for something more low-key? Check out these local restaurants are parading their pride in a more stationary manner. / Jehanna Axelrod
Grab a patio table at the Beehive and sip a Pride-themed cocktail like the Queen Bee: a combination of vodka, grapefruit, elderflower and Champagne that pairs perfectly with an afternoon of parade watching.
541 Tremont St., Boston (617-423-0069) beehiveboston.com
Early risers can drop by Sister Sorel at 10:30 am to kick off an Absolut-sponsored, carnival-themed party that moves over to Tremont 647’s patio later that afternoon, where the Pride Patio Party will keep you hydrated until 6 pm with kegs of beer and frozen vodka drinks.
647 Tremont St., Boston (617-266-4600) tremont647.com
Back Bay Harry’s
Back Bay Harry’s is making sure that no reveler goes hungry. The Berkeley Street bistro is opening at 11 am—six hours earlier than usual—to serve a special Pride brunch, which includes a salt-roasted beet salad, barbecue duck pizza and made-to-order doughnuts.
142 Berkeley St., Boston (617-424-6711) backbayharrys.com
After the parade, travel to the Chandler Street sports bar to catch the Red Sox game on TV and enjoy the annual Chris Harris Presents Street Dance and Block Party featuring Boston-based DJs Darrin Friedman and Ian Diver.
26 Chandler St., Boston (617-482-4428) trophyroomboston.com
If all-day parties are more of your scene, make your way to Club Cafe for the Pride 2016 DJ Extravaganza featuring DJs Brian Halligan, Stevie Psyclone, Begbick, Brian Derrick and Susan Esthera. Music starts at 2 pm, entry is free until 8 pm and dancing goes all night long.
209 Columbus Ave., Boston (617-536-0966) clubcafe.com