Eastern CT Celebrates Pride
June is Pride month, and across the area LGBTQ+ celebrations are planned with many in-person events to enjoy. Share your Pride events, news, or initiatives with us to get them added to this list.
Mohegan Sun Casino On June 25th & 26th, Mohegan Sun hosts a fun-filled Pride weekend to celebrate members of the LGBTQ+ community. On Saturday, June 25th, the Summer Entrance will be transformed for Pride on the Patio featuring food trucks, drink specials, live music and vendors supporting the LGBTQ+ community. A portion of tickets will be donated to their local partner organization outCT. The Cabaret Theatre will put on an epic Cocktails & Queens drag show followed by PRIDE @ Night keeping the party going in Avalon Night Club. Finally cap off the weekend with Sunday’s You Better Work: Diva Brunch at novelle.mohegansun.com/pride.
Priam Vineyards, 11 Shailor Hill Road in Colchester, hosts Pride Fest Weekend on June 11 and 12, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Food trucks, music, performances, crafters, vendors. Free admission. facebook.com/PriamVineyards/events.
Sea Queens Drag and Disco, a summer-long bi-weekly show, will be performed June 12 and 26 at Port of Call, a nautical-themed cocktail lounge at 15 Water St. in Mystic. The show includes one craft cocktail, two small plates, the show and an after-party at the Dive disco downstairs. The shows are at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. The disco party starts at 10:30 p.m. Admission is $85. Additional drinks and food can be purchased. theportofcallct.com.
Foxwoods Resort Casino is celebrating pride with Drag Blingo. Join us on the red carpet at Foxwoods Resort Casino with the areas most fabulous Drag Queens on Friday, June 17 for BINGLO! Blot your way to the BIG Bingo Jackpot and play games with our hosting Queens for concert tickets, surprise giveaways and more! The DJ will be spinning all night long so “Show up with your Glow Up” for your chance at over $30,000 in cash and prizes! Doors Open at 4 PM. Get Glowin!
New London Pride is scheduled for Saturday, August 27 at Ocean Beach Park. The New London Pride Festival features an array of events, including free HIV testing, LGBTQ artist, musical entertainment, vendors, resource booths, a dance party for our LGBTQ youth, a “diva” center and more! The OutCT Pride Festival offers a space for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning & allies to find social & peer support.
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For a complete list of LGBTQ+ resources, advocacy organizations, and more in CT visit OutCT.org. For more events happening throughout the state see this list on courant.com.