More and more communities are organizing LGBTQ+ Pride events every year and this week we have a big new addtion to the Puget Sound/Seattle Metro Area Pride Family….it’s eastside suburb REDMOND, the homebase for Microsoft ready to stage their very first LGBTQ+ Pride event this Saturday, September 3rd from 1pm to 4pm.
It’ll take place at their downtown park area at 16101 NE Redmond Way and feature local queer artists and performers on their stage plus booths featuring local organizations and businesses. There will be numerous food/drink options within walking distance as well with many local venues offering special Pride Day specials.
Founder Axton Burton explains why they thought it time for Redmond to celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride:
Performers booked for the event include:
- Britton Bangs– guitar player, with Sam Brughelli, Drea Marilyn & Drew Shreve
- Elizabeth Hill– banjo player, with Britton Bangs & Adam Schwinn
- Celys Black– drag queen
- James Webster– singer
- Wilting– band
- Rosè Prosecco– singer
- Drea & The Marilyns– band
- Kelly Adam– singer
- Mila Skyy– drag queen
For more info on Redmond Pride and how to support it, check out their website: https://www.redmondpride.org/