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A few hours drive from the city center, major Pride events are planned

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HAMPTON ROADS PRIDE

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Lady taking footage of boats at Hampton Roads Pride Annual Pride Boat Parade by the River Elizabeth in Norfolk, Va. (Photograph by Washington Blade, Michael Okay. Lavers)

Hampton Roads Pride presents quite a lot of festive events from June 16-23.

Convey your self a brunch: Pride Version is a Crocin 19th Road Bistro (620 19th St., Virginia Seashore, Va.) Sunday 16.6. 10:30 – 16:30. Sandra Onassis Lopez and other local perfumes appear at 11:00 and 14:00. All day lottery is bought and the drawing is at 15:50. after 14:00. present. Friends are asked to arrive 30 minutes earlier than each show. Please visit dragyourselftobrunch.com for reservations.

PraiseFest 2019 is on Sunday 16.6. At 2-4.00 in Chris's Great Revival Church (1520 High St., Portsmouth, Va.). Members can take pleasure in the gospel music, dance, mime and spoken phrase in the afternoon.

Ghent Business Affiliation and Hampton Roads Pride Gent Pride Palace Outlets & Station (301 W 21st St., Norfolk, Va.) Monday, June 17, 6-10 pm. Celebrations are held in the parking zone between 21st and 22nd streets. There’s music, beer, wine, signed cocktails and food from local restaurants. Individuals can purchase a "Love Lock" display on the "Love is Love" display. The duvet is $ 10. All revenue benefits the Gent Business Association, Hampton Roads Pride and LGBT Life Middle.

The Prince Get together on the Peninsula A River Cruiser with Betting Launches at Carousel Park (601 Settlers Landing Rd., Hampton, Va.) Wednesday, June 19 at 3:30 – 10 pm Visitors get a cruise on Miss Hampton II at Jennifer Warner and other performers. Celebrations are organized by Emcee Queen Mary and Dianna Rhoss. Local Hampton restaurants supply free hors d & oeuvreja, a DJ, a lottery contest, a money bar and a free drink ticket. Tickets are $ 10. All revenue advantages the LGBT middle.

Pride in Chrysler is at the Chrysler Artwork Museum (1 Memorial Pl., Norfolk, Va.) Thursday, June 20, 6-9. Actions embrace make-and-art art, a building-own tour of LGBT artists at the museum and face portray. Actress is Sandra Onassis Lopez. The event is free. Open for all ages. Visitors should have 21 drinks.

Hampton Roads Pride's eighth Annual is on Friday June 21 at 7-11: 55 pm. This yr's theme is "Strike a Pose". Dance, guess, stay artwork and magical performers. DJ rays rotate with tracks. Tickets are $ 13 before June 17 and $ 16 later.

PrideFest 2019 The most important LGBT pageant in Virginia is in City Level Park (113 Waterside Dr., Norfolk, Va.) Saturday, June 23 at 12:00. Pop star JoJo and the home singer Crystal Waters. The only Pride Boat Parade in the United States also happens. Granda Marshal acts as Angela Hucles, a double Olympic culture in the US ladies's football. There are leisure, sellers and actions for all ages. Access is free.

PrideFest After Social gathering is in Waterside District (333 Waterside Dr., Norfolk, Va.) Saturday, June 22 at 6: 1: 30 pm. Tickets are not obligatory, but the Waterside District will donate $ 5 to Hampton Roads Pride for the first 500 clients who examine their tickets.

Pride on the Seashore is in Neptune Park (3001 Atlantic Ave., Virginia Seashore, Va.) Sunday, June 23, 2-7. White themed social gathering celebration with white linen, fabrics, sofas and dwelling areas. The white seashore shoe gown code is strongly beneficial. DJ Tezrah performs music.

For more info on all Hampton Roads Priden events, visit hamptonroadspride.org.

– MARIAH COOPER

ANNAPOLIS PRIDE

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Annapolis Pride organized this yr's Halloween get together fundraiser this yr's opening process and pageant. (Photograph: Fleur de Lis Images)

Annapolis Celebrates His Opening Pride Parade and Pageant Saturday, June 29th. The occasion is free and open to the public.

The organizer, additionally referred to as Annapolis Pride, eagerly awaits a family-friendly occasion that celebrates LGBT individuals and where local residents, businesses, and teams unite in Maryland's capital.

The parade runs between 12:00 and 45:00. West from Amos Garrett Blvd. Calver, when the pageant is at midday at 17:00. Between Calvert Road and Church Circle. The pageant consists of sellers, youngsters's activities and entertainment by local artists and DJs.

Particulars at annapolispride.org.

– PHILIP VAN SLOOTEN

FREDERICK PRIDE

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Frederick Pride (Washington, Key & # 39; s photograph, Michael Key)

Frederick Pride is Saturday, June 22 at 11–18 in Carroll Creek's linear park in the middle of Frederick

That is Frederick Pride's eighth yr and organizers anticipate as much as 8,00zero individuals. Each participant receives a Frederick Pride Rainbow Bracelet at the welcome stations at the entrance to every major park. Entry is free and families and allies are welcome.

There are two leisure areas in the Carroll Road Amphitheater and Market Road, with bands, draw sets, DJs and dance. Youthful youngsters can take pleasure in organized youth activities at East Road. The dining area is above the amphitheater and there’s beer and wine subsequent to it.

The official Pride accessory is accessible for buy at the Frederick Middle booth and all income is directed to supporting local LGBTQs. For more info, go to frederickpride.com.

– YULANI RODGERS

HOWARD COUNTY PRIDE

Howard County, Md. organizes his first Pride celebration on Saturday 29.6. 11:00 to 17:00. Elliott at City Centennial Park, Md. The event is free and open to the public.

The Howard Province PFLAG is the pageant's main plan to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising in New York in 1969 and its theme is "Remember, Resist and Rejoice."

Their launch occasion is June 28, 5:30 – 9:30 am Carroll at Baldwin Group Corridor (9035 Baltimore Road, Savage, Md.) Is filled with meals, enjoyable and friendly environment. For more info, see howardcountypride.org.

– PHILIP VAN SLOOTEN

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PRIDE

Montgomery County, Md. organizes his first Pride get together on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Rockville City Sq. (200 E. Middle Ln.) 6:30 – 10:30 pm

The night time celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots and consists of Miss Peppermint's performances. have been featured in the ninth season of Rupual's Drag Race, BOOMscat, DJ tezrah, Shaunda Leer and Pretty Boi Drag. All revenue will profit from the MoCo Pride Middle and early fowl tickets begin at $ 7.50. For extra info, see "MoCo Pride Party" on Fb.

– WINCHESTER PRIDE