Sonoma County Pride Celebration Weekend Celebrates 30 Years of CommUNITY

Sonoma County Pride announces plans for its 2017 Pride Celebration Weekend which will take place June 2-4, 2017.

In recognition of the 30th anniversary of the first public Gay Pride event in Sonoma County, Sonoma County Pride offers a diverse lineup of events for 2017.

Friday, June 2:

Billy Gilman and Steve Grand in Concert, sponsored by Graton Resort & Casino. 9:00PM

“The Voice” 2016 first runner-up and vocal sensation Billy Gilman and internet celebrity country singer Steve Grand make their first appearances in the north bay area at Graton Resort & Casino located in Rohnert Park, CA. Tickets are $20 and $35 and are on sale NOW through the casino website and on Ticketmaster. Both artists will host a meet and greet event following the show.

Saturday, June 3:

National LGBTQ March Solidarity Rally at Guerneville Lodge in Guerneville, CA. 1:00PM

National LGBTQI March – Solidarity Rally at Guernevillle Lodge featuring a broad spectrum of local, state and national community organizations and government leaders/officials. There will also be music, food and exhibitors at this beautiful outdoor venue.

OUTwatch LGBTQ Film Festival – Rio Theater, Monte Rio, CA 7:00PM

OUTwatch uses cinema to show the fabulous, rich diversity of our LGBTQ experience.  Discover, remember and imagine while you enjoy the Best of LGBTQ Cinema. Full details at www.OutWatchFilmFest.org

Sunday, June 4:

Unity March & Pride Parade – Downtown Guerneville, CA 11:00AM

The first Pride Parades were radical marches which through the years have evolved into festive celebrations with floats and elaborate costumes. Sonoma County Pride invites you to come join the parade or enjoy watching one of the greatest spectacles in the North Bay Area.

Unity & Pride Celebration Festival – Guerneville Lodge 12:00PM

Featuring Trans Activist Aydian Dowling, DJ Char, singers ‘Mouths of Babes’, the ‘Drag Kings’, Drag Queens and other Entertainment. Enjoy Exhibitors, Eats & Drinks, Towering Redwoods and the Beautiful Russian River.

Sonoma County Pride (SCP) is an all-volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to celebrating and enhancing the lives and well-being of the LGBTQ community and our allies throughout Sonoma County.

For Additional Information visit www.SonomaCountyPride.org or email info@SonomaCountyPride.org.