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Pacific Northwest Black Pride Is This Weekend!

Pacific Northwest Black Pride is happening this weekend, starting Thursday, August 18th with events happening through Sunday, August 21st at locations thoughout the area. Check out all the events down below!

Pacific Northwest Black Pride 2022

  • Thu, Aug 18, 20225:00 PM  Sun, Aug 21, 202210:00 PM
  • POCAAN (map)

2022 PNW Black Pride is coming up on August 18-21. We produce events and activities to achieve inclusiveness, equality, respect, and awareness in the Pacific Northwest region and beyond.


Shoot Your Shot with Professional Dating Coach Lamont White

  • Thursday, August 18, 2022
  • 8:00 PM  10:00 PM
  • N The Kutt Dance Studio (map)

This event will provide an entertaining and interactive opportunity for LGBTQ+ singles and couples to connect.VIEW EVENT →

Welcome Reception & Black Vendor Market

  • Friday, August 19, 2022
  • 6:30 PM  8:00 PM
  • Rainier Arts Center (map)

Join Pacific Northwest Black Pride for the 5th Annual Opening Reception to officially kick off Pride weekend. An event open to all.VIEW EVENT →

The Black Drag Show

  • Friday, August 19, 2022
  • 8:00 PM  10:00 PM
  • Rainier Arts Center (map)

We’re celebrating the Black drag diaspora and excellence in Seattle and beyond.

Check back for details about the top Drag stars and performers appearing.

Admission: $15 (Presale); $25 (At Door)RSVP NOW VIEW EVENT →

The After Party

  • Fri, Aug 19, 202210:00 PM  Sat, Aug 20, 20221:30 AM
  • The Comeback (map)

A party vibe to celebrate our community! Represent your relationship status with one of three colors.VIEW EVENT →

Workshop: Aging While LGBTQ+, Unique Challenges and Inequities

  • Saturday, August 20, 2022
  • 12:00 PM  1:00 PM
  • Embassy Suites Seattle (map)

Learn about the challenges, resources available, and how we can remain resilient against inequities impacting our aging LGBTQ+ community.VIEW EVENT →

Workshop: Thinking Healthy Spiritually

  • Saturday, August 20, 2022
  • 12:00 PM  6:00 PM
  • Embassy Suites Seattle (map)

There is a healthy queer spirituality that critiques all systems of power and domination that oppress and marginalize any and all people.VIEW EVENT →

Workshop: Healthy Sexual & Living with HIV

  • Saturday, August 20, 2022
  • 12:00 PM  6:00 PM
  • Embassy Suites Seattle (map)

Whether you’re a person living with HIV or want to reduce the chances of contracting the virus significantly, this workshop is for you. Learn more judgment free.VIEW EVENT →

Workshop: Black Trans Symposium

  • Saturday, August 20, 2022
  • 12:00 PM  6:00 PM
  • Embassy Suites Seattle (map)

In this workshop, we’ll be sharing and educating on various topics and disparities that we, as Black Trans people, face in today’s society.VIEW EVENT →

Special Movie Viewing: Eden’s Garden

  • Saturday, August 20, 2022
  • 3:45 PM  4:45 PM
  • Embassy Suites Seattle (map)

Seldom do we see media exploring aspects of the reality of Black Transmen.

We’re hosting a special viewing of Eden’s Garden, a dramedy film that depicts many of those issues.

Stay afterward for an open welcoming discussion with stars from the film.RSVP NOWVIEW EVENT →

Black Onyx Kink Workshop

  • Saturday, August 20, 2022
  • 5:00 PM  6:00 PM
  • Embassy Suites Seattle (map)

Join our panel of Seattle Black Kink and Leather community leaders to see demos, learn about the community, kink history, and more.VIEW EVENT →

The Blerdcon Ball

  • Sat, Aug 20, 20227:00 PM  Sun, Aug 21, 202212:00 AM
  • Embassy Suites (map)

The ballroom scene offers radical freedom to express the beauty and consciousness of Black and Brown Queer culture.VIEW EVENT →

The Lituation: Hoochie Party

  • Sat, Aug 20, 202210:00 PM  Sun, Aug 21, 20222:00 AM
  • 19309 68th Avenue SouthKent, WA, 98032United States (map)

$100 cash prize to the sexiest fit. Whether you’re coming to compete or vote, enjoy fire music, drinks, and dancers.VIEW EVENT →

2022 Cultural Health & Wellness Festival

  • Sunday, August 21, 2022
  • 12:00 PM  6:00 PM
  • 2400 South Massachusetts StreetSeattle, WA, 98144United States (map)

We’re bringing back the hottest Black LGBTQ+ culture festival of the year.

Join us for a free event with local and national music artists, food, and Black vendors. Schedule includes Sevndeep, RIKO WITH A K, Neverending Nina, Ladie Chablis, Saffron Volt, Jacob Gabriel, Koach T, Lamont White, Edens Garden Series, Bobbi K, Javae, and Regine Dynasty.

Plus, learn about services centering BIPOC LGBTQ+ people in the area, including:  

  • Services and resources specifically for the LGBTQ+ community  
  • Body and mindfulness activities  
  • Sexual health screenings and testing
  • General health screenings like blood pressure, cholesterol, blood glucose


Sage Dinner

  • Sunday, August 21, 2022
  • 7:00 PM  8:30 PM
  • Embassy Suites Seattle (map)

In this session, we will promote intergenerational conversation over a delicious meal.VIEW EVENT →

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