For the VERY many LGBTQ folks living out in the Burien area, their 2018 Pride celebrations just got bigger. In addition to their Saturday, June 2nd Festival held in Burien Town Square Park, they’ve also added events on Friday, June 1st….including the hottest craze sweeping the planet: Drag Bingo!
The skinny via Burien Pride:
Burien Pride Expands with Friday Night Bingo June 1, 2018! Festival Includes Live Music, Games, Kids Area & More
Burien, Wash. (May 21, 2018) – The second annual Burien Pride festival, sponsored by Blissful Knead and Kaiser Permanente, will take place in Burien Town Square Park on Saturday June 2, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. with FREE admission to the public. Live musical performances will grace the stage throughout the day on Saturday. In addition, the super popular kids’ area will return, as will the 21+ beer garden (sponsored by local brewpub Elliott Bay Brewhouse).
New this year: Guests are invited to join their neighbors and friends for an all-ages Drag Queen Bingo event in the Park on Friday, June 1, 2018! The theme is “Grooving to the 70’s” and will be hosted by Donnatella Howe and Rob Johnson from 5-10 p.m. Tickets are currently available in person via Discover Burien and the night of the event starting at 4 p.m.
A portion of all proceeds from Burien Pride 2018 will benefit the local community by way of the organization’s newly formed Burien Pride Scholarship Fund.
Entertainment will perform throughout the day and into the early evening on two stages in Burien Town Square Park. One stage will boast fan favorites “The Newlywed Game” and “The Dating Game.” Musical acts, dance routines and Zumba will occur on the main stage. A drag show will take place from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
After-parties at The Point Liquor and Eats and Black Zia will occur as the festival closes. Additional establishments will show their support of the LGBTQ+ community throughout the evening as well.
Don’t miss out on the fun this year as Burien Pride returns on Friday, June 1 for Drag Queen Bingo and Saturday, June 2 for the festival!
Burien Pride is an annual celebration produced by Discover Burien, a 501c3 non-profit corporation. Discover Burien exists for economic development, education and promotion of the Burien Business Community. To learn more about Burien Pride or Discover Burien, please visit BurienPride.com ordiscoverburien.org.