List: Events to celebrate Pride Month in Spokane
SPOKANE, Wash. — June is Pride Month, a time dedicated to LGBTQ+ communities to join together to celebrate the freedom to be themselves.
Pride is celebrated in June to pay homage to the Stonewall uprising in 1969 and is typically commemorated by events, ceremonies and parades throughout the month.
This year, Spokane Pride has several events that will be hosted across the city. Here are some if you are looking to participate:
Pride, Popsicles and Pokes
Washington Cracker Building
304 W Pacific Ave
Saturday, June 5
9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Spokane Pride will be hosting a vaccine clinic “Pride, Popsicles and Pokes” on Saturday, June 5. Those looking to get vaccinated will also get access to free food, gourmet popsicles, drag performances, a Queer Artists Market and HIV testing. Those who get vaccinated will also get paid $75.
Perry Pride Pop-Up
Friday, June 11
Pride with Plastique Tiara
The Globe Bar & Kitchen
Saturday, June 12
7 and 9 p.m.
Plastique Tiara, who performed on Season 11 of Rupaul’s Drag Race, will perform at the Globe Bar & Kitchen. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Friday, June 18
Spokane Pride Parade and Rainbow Festival
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions on large gatherings, Spokane Pride hopes to offer the annual Pride Parade and Rainbow Festival on Saturday, October 9, 2021.
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