Sonoma County Pride Committee Announces Theme, Dates, and Events for 2014 Celebration

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

celebrants.

Information, Parade Entry forms and Vendor Booth applications are

available online at www.SonomaCountyPride.org

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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

for Pride.

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

booths

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.