CAPITAL PRIDE 2017 Schedule of Events

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.

CAPITAL PRIDE 2017 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

*PRE-PRIDE* SUNDAY, JUNE 11, 2017


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

Help us kick off Capital Pride 2017 with a special night of trivia and a Movie at Laughing Sun Brewing Co. They will be tapping their newest beer, a special brew just for Capital Pride, available all week or as supply lasts. FREE EVENT!


FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2017

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

One of our cornerstone Capital Pride events, the Riverboat Social Cruise features a two-hour relaxing ride on the Missouri River, with live music, free appetizers, and a cash bar. Ages 14+ with ID.


SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 2017


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, 8:30 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 Radisson in Downtown Bismarck. Don’t miss our Amateur Contest beginning at 8:30 p.m. Ages 18+ with ID.


SUNDAY, JUNE 18, 2017

Interfaith Service, 11:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.

Join us in Sertoma Park at Shelter #5 for an interfaith service, hosted by our partners at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Bismarck-Mandan and United Church of Christ. Stay afterward for the Community Potluck Picnic at the same shelter!

Community Potluck Picnic, 12:30 P.M. – 2 P.M.

After the Interfaith Service, mozy over to Sertoma Shelter #5 for a community potluck. Fathers and entire families of all kinds welcome. Dakota OutRight will provide meat and veggie hot dogs — you provide the side dishes.

Sacred Spaces: Coffee & Community Convos, 2 P.M. – 4 P.M.

Join us in Sertoma Park for a variety of meet and greets, tailored to make space for different parts of our community. We’ll provide the treats, you provide the conversation! Conversation leaders will be on hand, but you’re free to mix and mingle to whichever sessions speak to you.