Sonoma County celebrates LGBTQI Pride the weekend of May 30 – June 1 in Guerneville, CA. This year’s theme is “Free To Be”. Highlights
of the weekend include welcoming specials at local merchants and restaurants from Friday through Sunday, dance parties on Saturday
night and a full day of celebration on Sunday with a parade down Main Street followed by a Pride Village on the town plaza with
vendor booths. Other Sunday events include a Commitment Ceremony, Family Pool Party and an Interfaith Service.
Grand Marshals for this year’s parade are Mayors Carol Russell of Cloverdale, Robert Jacob of Sebastopol and Guerneville’s
‘unofficial’ mayor, Rodger Jensen (based at the R3 Hotel). The parade begins at 11am at the western end of Main Street and will
progress east. As always, everyone is looking forward to an imaginative and diverse offering of floats, parade contingents and
Information, Parade Entry forms and Vendor Booth applications are
available online at www.SonomaCountyPride.org
Tentative Schedule of Events [Please see website for details as
they are confirmed. www.SonomaCountyPride.org ]:
Friday, May 30:
Merchants & Restaurants in Guerneville will be offering specials
Saturday, May 31 – Pink Saturday:Merchants & Restaurants in Guerneville will be offering specials for Pride.
R3 Hotel: Pool Party starts at Noon followed by the Pink Saturday Disco Deliverance Dance Party from 5pm on. More details to follow.
Sunday, June 1:
11am: Parade on Main Street, Guerneville. Theme ‘Free To Be’.
12-3pm: Pride Village: Guerneville Plaza. Vendor and non-profit
12-4pm: Family Pool Party at Rio Nido Roadhouse.
2pm: Commitment Ceremony & Wedding Ceremony at Bucks River Mill
Dinner Theater. Bring your marriage license as there will be clergy
officiating. Cupcake Wedding Cakes provided.
7pm: Interfaith Service. Location: Thanksgiving Lutheran Church at 1225 Fulton Road in Santa Rosa.