Arts and Crafts w/ #SufuPride | Wednesday, June 7th @ 6pm | ICON Lounge

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Join us to create decorations, signs and more for the Sioux Falls Pride in the park festival and Equality March. This is the perfect time to flex your creative muscles and meet some of the people behind the festival. All ages welcome!

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The Equality March | Sunday, June 11th @ 1pm | Carnegie Hall

Equality-March

On June 11, 2017 in Washington, D.C. will host an Equality March for Unity and Pride. To honor and stand in solidarity with their efforts will be having a sister march in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Following the March, we encourage you to keep the momentum going by attending the subsequent Sioux Falls Pride Week events.

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Kids Paint Party | Tuesday, June 13th @ 6pm | Prairie West Library

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Join us for a family friendly night of painting at Prairie West Library! We’ll be customizing our own Rainbow Rain paintings! :)

Seating is limited with a cap at 20 painters, be sure to arrive early to secure your spot. This event is Free and spaces will be given out first come first serve.

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Burlesque 101 | Wednesday, June 14th @ 6:30pm | Midwest Dance Center

Burlesque

*CURRENTLY FULL*
Perfect your dance moves right in time for Pride weekend! This class will be instructed by Cassie Guard (Champagne Shock) owner of Femme Fatale Fitness, TEDx presenter and Jigglewatt.

$15 gets you admission to the class, gloves and boas!

All ages, genders and identities encouraged to attend!

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Electric Rainbow Takeover | Thursday, June 15th @ 6pm | Electric Rainbow Arcade

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#SufuPride freinds and family are welcome to join us at the Electric Rainbow Arcade for a night of fun and games. All ages welcome, prices vary and game tokens are available for purchase.

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Sufu Pride Week Adult Paint Party | Thursday, June 15th @ 6pm | Unglued: Sioux Falls

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The happy glow of the Northern Lights can put a smile on any one’s face.
These fun florescent colors even react to black light!
Celebrate diversity as you choose a few colors or utilize the whole rainbow.

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Pride Ride | Friday, June 16th @ 5pm | Revolution Yoga & Cycle Studio

Pride-Ride

We are celebrating Pride Month by hosting 2 free will donation Pride Rides in June! We celebrate all people exactly as they are! All are welcome, especially the LGBTQ community and allies. Baby, you were born this way!

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Sister | Friday, June 16th @ 10pm | ICON Lounge

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Join Sioux Falls Pride for our Official Pre-Pride Party with Sister!

Admission is $10
18+

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Pride Ride | Saturday, June 17th @ 8am | Revolution Yoga & Cycle Studio

Pride-Ride

Pride Ride! We love YOU! Let that flag fly! Pride Ride is for everyone, especially the LGBTQ community and all allies. Don’t be a drag, just be a queen!! Join us for this indoor ride set to some of the sickest beats 😉

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Pride Tattoos! | Saturday, June 17th from 10am-8pm | Vishnu Bunny Tattoo

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Show your Pride with tattoos from Vishnu! Store hours will be 10 AM to 8 PM. Tattoo prices are $60, $90, and $120. Portions of the proceeds benefit Sioux Falls Pride!

Don’t want to get a tattoo? No problem! All of these pieces you see will also be available to purchase as prints at $25 each.

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Story Time w/ Devondra | Saturday, June 17th @ 10:30am | Unglued: Sioux Falls

Story-Time

Because reading is what?

Fundamental!

Join us for another exciting Pride Week event at Unglued of Sioux Falls. Devondra will delve into one of the following family focused stories that share tales of diversity, love and inclusion.

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Pride in the Park | Saturday, June 17th @ 12pm | Terrace Park

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12:00pm Opening Flag Ceremony & National Anthem
12:15pm Welcome by Mayor Mike Huether
12:30pm Word from our Title Sponsor, followed by park announcements
12:45pm - 1:30pm Drag Show
1:30pm - 2:00pm Intermission / Announcements
2:00pm - 2:45pm Music: Maddie Todd
2:45pm - 3:30pm Music: Ledfoot
3:30pm - 4:00pm Intermission / Announcements
4:00pm - 4:45pm Music: Baby D
4:45pm - 5:30pm Drag Show
5:30pm - 6:00pm Wrap up, announcements and tear down
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Bounce House | 12pm – 6pm

Boing! Boing! Boing! Bounce away the afternoon at the Kids Zone Bouncy Castle

Rules for Bounce House:
Bare or stocking feet only
No food, drink, toys or sharp objects allowed inside
FLIPS are NOT ALLOWED

Maximum amount of bouncers allowed at once:
8 and younger – up to 10
9-12 – up to 8
Teens – up to 5

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Magic of Travis Nye | 1pm – 2pm

Do you believe in magic? Stop by the Kids Zone to find out what tricks Travis has up his sleeve.

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Kids Zone Hosted by the Washington Pavilion | 2pm – 5pm

Special thanks to our friends from the Washington Pavilion for sponsoring activities at Kids Zone!
Join us for some fun and learn more about programs they offer year-round.

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Zoo Express | 2pm – 4pm

Lions, tigers and bears OH MY! Well, those animals may not stop by however; there will be some smaller, crawlier animals ready for you to learn about! Stop on down to Kids Zone and see.

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Drag Bingo | 1:30pm – 2:30pm

B4 you leave Pride in the Park you must stop at Drag Bingo hosted by Martina Shakers! She’ll be calling balls and throwing shade all afternoon.

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Drag Bingo | 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Your second chance to call BINGO with Martina Shakers!

Roller-Dollz

Roll w/ the Dollz | 4:00pm – 4:30pm

Skate demos provided by the Sioux Falls Roller Dollz.

The Official Sioux Falls Pride After Party | Saturday, June 17th @ 9:30pm | Club David

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Clear your calendars for the fiercest night of 2017: The Official Sioux Falls Pride After Party!

Enjoy performances by the following fabulous entertainers with our headliner to be announced!

Martina Shakers
Adryan Storm
Sophia Kennedy
Tygra Trinity Slarii
Persphone Shakers
Angel Doll-Vegas
Giselle Jacobs
DeVondra Shakers
Cherry Zapp
Brittany Brooks
and more!

Doors open at 8:30 PM event starts at 9:30 PM

21+ Event
General admission at the door – $10.00
Option for dual ticket purchase to attend this show along with ICON Lounge’s Pride show for $20!

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