The Tri-Cities Pride Festival returns to Pasco for a week of events
PASCO, Wash. — The Tri-Cities Pride Festival returns with a week full of events centered around this year’s theme, “VISIBLE,” which seeks to empower people of all backgrounds through inclusivity and empowerment.
Held in Volunteer Park, the Tri-Cities Pride Festival, a family-friendly festival, welcomes people from across the region to Pasco from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 4.
Between live entertainment, individual booths, lawn games, raffle prizes and spoken word, there’s something for everyone. Additionally, there will be a range of “Instagram moments” that visitors can capture and share on social media.
“Pride is a chance to take space, out loud and in public, to see each other, support each other, support each other and validate each other,” said Amanda, Secretary of the Tri-Cities Pride Festival. . “Pride is also a time to remember all those who fought and participated to do all of these things before us and to do what we can to make things better for all who come after us. “
According to event organizers, Pride Week begins with a kick-off event at Moonshot Brewing on the 8800 block of W Victoria Ave in Kennewick from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The following day, an all-ages drag show will be hosted by Out and About at W Lewis St in Pasco from 8-10 p.m.
Next on the agenda is the Love Loud Pride Art Exhibit, which is being held with the help of the Arts Foundation of the Mid-Columbia at the Eastside Equestrian Center from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in Kennewick.
The day before the festival, Richland Rollarena Skating Center will hold its annual GLOW Skate event from 5:15-7:15 p.m. Shortly after, Richland’s Uptown Theater will host a drag show featuring Bitter Betty from 8:30 p.m. at 11:30 p.m.
For more information, check out the Tri-Cities Pride Festival on Facebook.
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