Greensboro Pride Announces a Week of Pride Festivities: The Celebration Kicks Off on Sunday, September 9
GREENSBORO, NC – Alternative Resources of the Triad (ART) is excited to announce a week of celebrations in honor of their 2018 Greensboro Pride Celebration.
Festivities kick off on Sun., Sept. 9 with Drag Queen Storytime sponsored by Stonewall Sports. The reading will take place at 1:00 p.m. at Scuppernong Books, 304 South Elm Street, Greensboro and will be followed by a Pride-themed craft.
On Tuesday, September 11, we’re dining with the queens for lunch, second lunch and dinner! First Carolina Delicatessen at 1635 Spring Garden Street, Greensboro will donate 10% of proceeds for the entire day to Greensboro Pride. Stop by at 6:00 p.m. to dine with drag queens and the Greensboro Pride Board.
Get Prissy on the Pier on Wednesday, September 12, from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Kitchen + Market at Revolution Mill, 2003 Yanceyville Street, Greensboro. Enjoy a drag show while you eat dinner, and enter to win an exclusive, hand-decorated, one-of-a-kind Greensboro Pride Cup and drinks.
On Thurs., Sept. 13, Pride is taking over Crafted: The Art of the Taco at 220 South Elm Street, Greensboro. Join us for a bite to eat while celebrating Pride! The takeover is hosted by the Guilford Green Foundation & LGBTQ Center.
After dinner on Thurs., Sept. 13, join Pride for an Interfaith Service at the Congregational United Church of Christ, 400 West Radiance Drive, Greensboro. This service is family friendly.
We’re co-sponsoring Pop Up Bingo on Fri., Sept. 14, hosted by the Guilford Green Foundation from 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. at Studio 503, located at 503 East Washington Street, Greensboro.
We’re taking Pride to the streets on Sat., Sept. 15 from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. along South Elm Street in downtown Greensboro. Enjoy Musicians, drag queens, fashion, entertainers, Kid Zone, food trucks, vendors, Beer Garden, and more! Headliners for the 2018 Greensboro Pride Festival include Greensboro-native and Voice Finalist Vanessa Ferguson, Greensboro rapper Ed E. Ruger who has been featured on Breaking Bad and the Boondocks, and Legendary Female Impersonator and North Carolina native Jamie Monroe. View the list of performers at GreensboroPride.org/Performances.
Following the festival, don’t miss out on the after party, hosted by Endless Motion Entertainment from 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. at Rue-Bar, 318 South Elm Street, Greensboro.
Wake up for brunch on Sunday, September 16, for a Greensboro Pride Drag Bunch, hosted by Greensboro Drag Brunch. Stop by Bites and Pints Gastro Pub at 2503 Spring Garden Street, Greensboro. Seatings are at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Brunch will be hosted by Angelica Dust (local drag performer) and special guest Stacy Layne Matthews from Ru Paul’s Drag Race.
The week of festivities ends on Sunday night, September 16 with the Greensboro Pride King & Queen 2019 Pageant from 8:00 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. at Chemistry Nightclub, 2901 Spring Garden Street, Greensboro. The winners will appear as King and Queen at Greensboro Pride 2019.
About Alternative Resources of the Triad:
The Greensboro Pride Festival is the headlining annual event for Alternative Resources of the Triad (ART), a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. ART’s mission is to be actively involved with the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (GLBTQ) community of the Triad. ART works to support the emotional, social, and mental health needs of the GLBTQ community by maintaining an ongoing, visible, positive, educational, and supportive presence in the community.