Updated: Sep 13, 2019
🌈Pride is Here
Could you look these events up yourself? Sure. But now you don't have to spend your time because we already spent ours doing that for you.
Here's our sampling of events happening all over Oregon this week!
Please note, not all of these events are Pride related. There is still much going on throughout the state so we did include some. But this is mostly for PRIDE :D
There are dozens of events going on for Pride, for one of the official lists events you can click this link to Pride Northwest.
(Check out this etiquette guide if this is your first time at Pride or just want a refresher course on how to keep Pride enjoyable. There are several guides available online if you still have questions.)
Remember that, if you do go to Pride, this is a celebration FOR THE LGBTQ+ Community. Be respectful. Don’t take pictures of people you don’t have express permission from. Be polite to everyone (DON’T JUDGE, DON'T GAWK, DON’T ASSUME GENDER). You know, normal human societal rules that so many people seem not to follow.
There are so many amazing things going on in the next week with Pride really kicking into gear. With that in mind, we found a list already compiled by Local Queen, an amazing group that celebrates the local drag performer community. Please see more of their amazing work at LocalQueenPDX.com Their list is comprised of many of the local events going on in Portland over the next week. We also will list out some of the highlights we are especially excited for!
Water Lantern Festival- $25
Saturday, June 8th 5:30pm-10pm
Laurelhurst Park 2554 SE Ankeny St. Portland, Or
“Experience the magic at the Water Lantern Festival where you will enjoy tasty food trucks, fun music, and an incredible sight as thousands of floating lanterns reflect messages of love, hope, and happiness. "
OUT⚡LOUD Pride- Presale tickets $7
Thursday June 13th 9pm 1:30am
Kelly’s Olympian 426 Sw Washington St, Portland, Or
OUT⚡LOUD is back with an amazing Pride line-up! Bands include Frankie Simone, Layperson, Jame, and DoublePlusGood along with drag performances by Ruby Delish and Zadae. Jess the Ripper will be ending the night.
Portland Pride at Slaughters
Friday, June 14th 3pm - Monday June 17th at 2am
Slaughters Portland 219 Nw Davis st, Portland, Or
“Slaughters PDX has a full weekend of events in store for you so that there’s never a dull moment in your Pride celebration. Drag shows, dance parties, sexy go-go’s, glow parties, party favors, parade viewing, a self-serve Bloody Mary bar, live Dj’s, a pristine sounding sound system, state of the art lighting and a big ass dance floor to get down on…” See Schedule here
Portland Trans Pride March 2019- FREE
Saturday, June 15th Rally from 2-3pm March starts at 3:30pm
North Park Blocks at West Burnside
Stonewall: 50 Years of Trans Revolution. This year’s Tran Pride March celebrates the 50 year anniversary of the infamous Stonewall Riots.
Portland Pride Waterfront Festival & Parade - FREE
Saturday June 15th at 12pm - June 16th at 6pm
Tom McCall Waterfront Park Portland Or, 97124
THIS IS IT EVERYONE! This is the big ol’ Celebration for Pride in Portland.
(Again, check out this etiquette guide if this is your first time at Pride or just want a refresher course on how to keep Pride enjoyable. There are several guides available online if you still have questions.)
LOCAL QUEEN’S EVENT LIST
“With so many fantastic events happening for PDX Pride, we have selected a few of our absolute favorites! We encourage you to attend events that will be safe, fun and support locals!
June 11th - Catch A Rising Star PDX
June 11th - Femmes of… Pop (Pride edition)
June 13th - Pride Sunset Hour
June 15th - Eastside PRIDE Block Party
June 15th - Freakqueency: A queer dance music event
June 15th - Gaylabration Presents: FutureHomo - only a few VIP tix left!
June 16th - Pride Weekend: Miss Vanjie! - Hosted by Poison Waters
June 16th - Saucebox presents: The Big Gay Afterparty!
Again that list was compiled by Local Queen, Check them out!
Erin Westfall’s EP Release
Tonight June 7th at 9pm - 11:30pm
The Governor’s Cup 471 Court St. Salem, Or
Erin Westfall is releasing her EP tonight at the Governor’s Cup, Camp Crush and Katy & the Null Sets will be playing as well! It should be an amazing show and if you have never heard any of Erin's Music, get out there tonight and support some of Salem’s great local talent.
Salem’s Drag Queen Brunch at Shotskis - NO COVER CHARGE
Saturday June 8th 11am - 2pm
Shotski’s Eats and Venue 1230 State St. Salem, Or
“Everyone loves brunch right? Why not have brunch and a show. No Cover for the show!”
Also, Mimosas. So probably go see an awesome show and drink (or eat, I guess...)
MDC/ Disassturbator/ Mike Moldy & Shenanigans + Show - $6 Presale
Saturday June 15th 8pm- 12am
Shotski’s Eats and Venue 1230 St. Salem, Or
“Punk Legends MDC (Millions of Dead Cops) will blow the lid off Shotski’s Eats and Venue with the help of Disassturbator, Mike Moldy & the Shenanigans, The Quits, and Shitwolf!”
Laser Led Zeppelin - $7
Tonight June 7th 8pm - 9pm and Friday June 14th 8pm - 9pm
Eugene Science Center 2300 Leo Harris PKWY, Eugene, Or
Lasers. Led Zeppelin. I mean… What else do you need from a science center? Laser shows may not be the first thing you think of for a good time, but that is a mistake on your part.
“Has it been a long time since you rock and rolled? Well then, come down from the land of ice and snow, from the midnight sun where the hot springs flow and rock out to Laser Zeppelin.”
Queeraoke at Spectrum
Wednesday June 12th 8:30pm
Spectrum 150 W Broadway, Eugene, Or
Karaoke is always a blast but Queeraoke sounds like fun that is out of this world.
“Sing it LOUD and sing it PROUD!!! Just let your hair go with the flow. Let’s be real, who doesn’t love to sing in the shower?! Now you can bring those skills to your local queer bar! Even if you are not a pro, we don’t know!"
Trans/ Gender-Diverse/ Nonbinary Swim - Donations Appricated
Sunday June 16th 6pm - 9pm
Echo Hollow Pool, City of Eugene 1655 Echo Hollow Rd, Eugene
“Trans Ponder is partnering with the City of Eugene Rec Department to offer our Trans/Gender Diverse only swim.
This event is for trans/gender diverse/ nonbinary people. Cis people are welcome if they are the partner, bestie, support person or in a parent/child relationship with one of the trans people there. All ages are welcome, and be aware that tops are optional on all people at this event.” See more here.
Shine- Ecstatic Dance With Hummingbird - FREE
Tuesday June 11th 7pm - 9pm
Masonic Temple Association 1036 NE 8th St. Bend, Or
Say what you will about the Spiritual, but they sure know how to throw a celestial celebration.
“Shine your crazy love light. With Father’s Day and the Summer Solstice coming up I am feeling into honoring the father of our Solar System, yup, Sol, Ra, Father Sun.And honoring the shining radiance each of us wave from our hearts through this dance. A special musical piece honoring the father of Hoodoo Funk the amazing Dr. John in the set. This is going to be stellar!”
Can’t argue with that.
Oh Yess- Pride Celebration
Thursday June 13th 7pm - 10pm (may run later)
The Dogwood Cocktail Cabin 147 Nw Minnesota
“Category is… Pride Month! Come out and celebrate- a week before our usual time and learn about all the fun events happening for Pride week. Are you queers thirsty? Are you parched? Let’s giggle and greet, support and cavort, it’s time to see each other, come together and get a little silly.”
DJ Twink + DJ Daddy
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