This weekend is all about Pride, with Saturday being the big blowout for Pride events on Capitol Hill. Get your rainbow on and join your neighbors in celebrating and supporting the LGBTQ community in all its colors.
Trans* Pride meets at Seattle Central at 5pm on Friday to prep for the march starting at 6pm. The march concludes with a rally at Cal Anderson Park featuring speakers, food trucks, and live music. .
Capitol Hill Pride Festival street fair takes over Broadway on Saturday from E John north to E Roy for the Pride weekend street fair, 10am to 11pm. Multiple stages will be spread along the route for live music and performances throughout the day, plus there’s a doggy-drag contest, and vendors, non-profit booths, adult beverage corrals, and more.
Now in its second year, Seattle PrideFest Family Day and Street Festival on Saturday offers live bands, games, kids activities and more at Cal Anderson Park, noon – 5pm. All activities are free. “Family Day offers kid and family-friendly entertainment, games, and fun: Bubbles, Drag Queen Storytime, kids music, and games like a balloon toss contest.” Adjacent to the park on 11th Ave starting at 4pm is the related Street Fest with 20 food trucks, a beer garden, and DJs.
Remember to take time out on Saturday to root for the best dressed player in the Prom Dress Rugby match, playing on Saturday on Bobby Morris field at Cal Anderson Park. The game starts around 2pm and runs approximately 2 hours.
Tiny Baby Talk Show at Scratch Deli on Saturday
includes a performance by the Fleet Foxes includes a joke that we fell for.
Annex Theatre hosts a new Bloodsquad production of improv-horror on Friday and Saturday. Carnevil: “Nobody seemed to remember who they came with, or if their numbers had decreased by the time they parted. They had all forgotten that when the Carnival moves from town to town, it always takes a little something with it.”
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