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Capital Pride 2016 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

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We’re back and better than ever. Are you ready to show your PRIDE?

Join Dakota OutRight, your friends, family, and neighbors, along with community allies, for a weekend of fun events. We have something for everyone: a riverboat cruise, vendors, music, and Laughing Sun beer at Pride in Custer Park, and of course, the glamorous entertainment of the Dakota Divas.

Our Pre-Pride week activities are still shaping up, so make sure to check back for updates.

CAPITAL PRIDE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

*PRE-PRIDE* SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2016

PRE-PRIDE BEERS & QUEERS NIGHT: TRIVIA AT LAUGHING SUN, 4 P.M. – 8 P.M.

Help us kick off Capital Pride 2016 with a special night of trivia (the & is TBA) at Laughing Sun Brewing Co. We will be tapping a special beer just for Capital Pride, available all week or as supply lasts. Look for a naming contest soon. FREE EVENT!


FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2016

RIVERBOAT SOCIAL CRUISE, 6:30 P.M. – 9:30 P.M.

Back by popular demand, the Riverboat Social Cruise features a three-hour relaxing ride on the Missouri River, with live music, appetizers, and a cash bar. Ages 14+ with ID.


SATURDAY, JUNE 18, 2016

Pride in Custer Park, 11 A.M. – 5 P.M.

This FREE and family-friendly gathering will take place in Custer Park right off Washington Street in downtown Bismarck. Browse our vendor tables, enjoy some live entertainment, and bring your kids for games and activities! This year, we’re partnering with Laughing Sun Brewing Co. to bring you a special Capital Pride beer, other LS favorites, and something special for our soda lovers. We also have a great musical and entertainment lineup!

DAKOTA DIVAS: PRIDE DRAG SHOW, 8 P.M. – 1 A.M.

Hostess with the mostest and her amazing lineup of local and regional performers will rock your world with a special PRIDE drag show at the Bismarck Event Center. Don’t miss our Amateur Contest beginning at 8 p.m. Free gifts to the first 250 entrants. Ages 18+ with ID.

SUNDAY, JUNE 29, 2015

Interfaith Morning Service, time TBA

Our involved community partners and allies from various parts of the Bismarck-Mandan faith community are hosting an affirming summer morning service. If you’re interested in connecting with others in the LGBT and faith community, this relaxed and supportive atmosphere is the place for you. Location announced soon!

Community Potluck Picnic, time TBA

After the Interfaith Morning Service, stay for a community potluck. Fathers and entire families welcome. Location announced soon.

Interested being a vendor for Pride in the Park or a sponsor for Capital Pride? Click here for more information.

Affirming and welcoming business? Check this out!

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Businesses are encouraged to sign up to be listed in our online directory, debuting soon. Click the image above to register!

 

About Dakota OutRight

OUR MISSION

“Dakota OutRight’s mission is to serve the LGBTQIA community of central and western North Dakota by increasing visibility, providing resources and information, advocating for equality, and creating safe spaces for connection, support, and celebration.”
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OUR VISION Dakota OutRight’s vision is to be a leader of positive change for the LGBTQIA communities in central and western North Dakota by:

  • Providing educational resources and outreach
  • Creating safe spaces for information, community events, and celebrations
  • Advocating for basic legal protections, (ie. employment, housing, anti-discrimination, marriage equality)
  • Creating and identifying allies in state and local government, and
  • Fostering camaraderie among LGBTQIA community and allies to achieve visibility and acceptance

 

How You Can Help

  • Learn more about LBGTQIA issues and how those impact the lives of people around you
  • Vocally and visibly support basic legal protections, (i.e. non-discrimination for employment and housing)
  • Get involved in community committees that Dakota OutRight offers: Outreach, Events, Pride, etc.
  • Become a sustaining donor of Dakota OutRight by becoming a member! Learn more here.