Sonoma County Pride Announces Entertainment Sponsor & Additional Venues for 2019

Sonoma County, California:  The Sonoma County Pride Board of Directors is excited to announce Graton Resort & Casino as our Year of LoveEntertainment Presenting Sponsor for Pride weekend on Valentine’s Day.  The resort is returning for the fifth year as a major sponsor of Sonoma County Pride.

Board President, JD Donovan says: “The tremendous growth Sonoma County Pride has enjoyed over the past few years is thanks in large part to support from great community partners like Graton Resort. We are proud to be associated with a company that is so progressive and who gives so much back to the community in which it does business.”

Entertainment Director, Shawn Brockmeyer commented, “Graton is a class act. Their support will allow us to continue to improve and expand the variety of entertainment we offer to the public during our Pride weekend events.

Logistics Director, Brian Rogers announced an expanded line-up of events for Pride weekend, which takes place in Santa Rosa May 31- June 2. Year of Love Pride Weekend Events include:

May 31st          Let There be Love official Pride Kick-Off Party; 

                         Produced in partnership with The Letter People
                         Casa Del Mar – 3660 Stony Point Rd – Santa Rosa CA 95407

June 1st           Stonewall to Sonoma, a Heritage of Love Pride Parade
                        4th Street & Mendocino Ave – Downtown Santa Rosa

June 1st          Love in the Square Pride Festival
                        Old Courthouse Square, Santa Rosa CA 95404

June 1st           Love Shack Official Pride After-Party;
                        Produced in partnership with Santa Rosa GayDar
                         The Lounge @ La Rosa – 500 4th Street 2, Santa Rosa CA 95404

June 2nd          OutWatch Film Festival
                         3rd Street Cinemas – 620 3rd, Santa Rosa CA 95404

June 2nd          Pride In the Park -Transgender, Youth & Family Picnic including Bark in the Park – Canine & Feline Pets with Pride
                         Juilliard Park – 227 Santa Rosa Ave, Santa Rosa CA 95401

Christopher Kren-Mora, Director of Marketing & Technology stated that, “the diversity of events allows Sonoma County Pride to experience Pride in a variety of venues with different vibes.”

More details will be posted on the Sonoma County Pride website in the coming weeks, including event times, entertainment line-ups and Exhibitor/Vendor and Parade online registration.  Please visit for additional information and/or follow the Facebook page for all the latest information.

Sonoma County Pride is dedicated to enhancing the lives and well-being of our Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex (LGBTQI) community and allies throughout Sonoma County. We promote equality for all through education and activism, while serving as a liaison with government, businesses and other organizations on behalf of our community. We recognize and celebrate the history, achievements and contributions of the LGBTQI community of Sonoma County.

Sonoma County LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, and Intersex) Pride Parade and Festival will take place May 31 – June 2, 2019 in downtown Santa Rosa at Old Courthouse Square.

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Contact:           Christopher Kren-Mora