2015 San Francisco Pride Week | 40+ Events, Parties, Parades, Marches, & Festival

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[San Francisco Pride Parade Photo by Victorgrigas]

San Francisco Pride week is here! The Parade Parade is this Sunday and the Celebration festival is Saturday & Sunday. However, there are events and parties all week. Below is a list of over 40 events to attend.

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2015 Bay Area Pride Events:

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June 13-28: San Francisco Pride Welcome Wagon | Travels Around SF
Join us in sharing the love with all who celebrate Pride, and showing the world that San Francisco is the most welcoming city! Our Welcome Wagon will be wheeling through town, hosting activities where you can create your own moments of welcome. Enjoy some coffee, fresh juice, and cookies with new friends. Get creative at one of our workshops and share a thoughtful handmade gift with friends and strangers. More info.

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June 22: StartOut – LGBT Entrepreneurs Pride Networking Event @  Galvanize | $10, 6:30
Join LGBT Entrepreneurs on the fabulous Galvanize rooftop with gorgeous views of downtown and the San Francisco Bay for drinks and networking. More info.

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June 24: Bi-BQ 2015! Potluck, Grilling and Bi-Films at Dolores Park
This event is open to everyone! Meet us in Dolores park for some grilling and mingling from 4-6:30. Then we jaunt over to the Roxy for the annual Bi Candy Film screening at 7:00. More info.

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June 24: Turn it Up for Change HRC – SF Pride Pre Party @ W Hotel | 6:30PM
Join HRC San Francisco at W San Francisco for a special Pre-Pride Happy Hour as we Turn It Up For Change! Thanks W Hotels Worldwide for partnering with D/FW Human Rights Campaign for a night to celebrate the progress we’ve made and focus for the fight ahead! We’ll be joined by DJ Rockaway from 6:30pm – 9:00pm. Bring Friends and have drinks as the W gives back to HRC. More info.

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June 24: Gay Trivia Night with Kitty Tapata @ Wild Side West | 8PM
Join SF’s Drag Trivia Hostess Kitty Tapata for the GAYEST NIGHT OF TRIVIA … EVER! gay movies, gay celebs, gay music: your QUEER hostess Miss Kitty’s Trivia Nights are a mix of Trivia, Music and live improv Comedy on the rocks! Tapata puts the F-U in FUN. More info.

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June 24: LGBT & Allies Pride Comedy Show @ OMG | $10, 8PM
“LGBT & Allies Pride Comedy Show” , featuring our favorite LGBT comedians and Allied Comedians from the Bay Area!! This show happens on June 24th @ Club OMG in San Francisco! $10 Cover, 21 & over, Show @ 8pm, Doors open @ 7pm, No Drink Minimum. Hosted by local Dragqueen Comedian – Nasty Ass Bitch! Get ready to be turned up and turned out! More info.

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June 25: TransCuba Photo Exhibit Opening @ Rayko Photo Center- Main Gallery | Free, 5PM
“TransCuba,” a photo exhibit by Mariette Pathy Allen, author of “TransCuba,” “The Gender Frontier,” and “Crossdressers and Those Who Love Them” will be shown at the Main Gallery of the Rayko Photo Center, 428 Third Street, SF, CA 94107, June 25th thru July 31st, 2015, 10 am – 8 pm, free admission. More info.

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June 25: La Garconne Gala @ SOMArts Culture Center | Art, Photography, Live Music, Fashion, DJs, 6PM-Midnight
Kick off Pride with a sophisticated fashionista gala! La Garçonne Gala is a non-profit event to empower the trans* and masculine-of-center women’s community by providing a sophisticated gala to San Francisco Pride 2015. More info.

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June 25: Pride NightLife @ California Academy Of Sciences | Music, Drag Show, Acrobatics, Food & Drink, 6PM 
Get into the groove for this celebration of equality, self-expression, and SF Pride! Join drag queen extraordinaire Heklina, host of the weekly “Mother” party at new SF nightclub The Oasis, for a drag show of fabulously unparalleled proportions. More info.

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June 25: Pride Month Rose Wine Tastings @ Whole Foods Market St | 5PM
Whole Foods Market is a proud sponsor of the 45th Annual San Francisco Pride Celebration and Parade. Join us every Thursday in June from 5-7pm as we celebrate Pride month with a weekly Rose wine tasting. We will have a raffle giveaway for $250 to cater a PRIDE party for one lucky customer drawing on Friday 6/26. More info.

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June 25: LGBT Pride Reception for Hillary Clinton @  SOMA San Francisco | $250, 6PM
LGBT Pride Reception with Dustin Lance Black, Kate Kendel, and Judy Dulgacz in support of Hillary Clinton’s run for President. More info.

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June 25: LaGarçonneGala @ SOMArts Cultural Center | $40, 6PM
This is a non-profit affair which presents to you an entire evening socializing with a wide arrange of artists, musicians, photographers, djs, and more. We start at 6pm and end at midnight. We plan to have food and beverages for purchase along with give-a-ways and fun! More info.

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June 25: Moonlighting SF @ 50 Mason Social House | A Variety Show with a Happy Ending
Moonlighting SF is an antidote for the soul, a medicine created to instigate fun and feelgoodness. Moonlighting SF is a live variety show bringing you an outrageously hilarious and uplifting night out in San Francisco. Performances have included singing, dancing, comedy, drag, belly dancing, beatboxing, burlesque, cooking demonstrations, and more! More info.

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June 25: Ian Mackinnon’s Gay Music Revolution @ SAFEhouse Arts | 7PM, $15-40
The Gay Music Revolution is an exciting new theatrical multimedia tour of queers in music, lead by performance activist Ian MacKinnon. After meeting the ghost of his little gay childhood self Ian is sent on an erotic quest with the Spirit of Gay Music to cruise sexy queer musicians of the past hooking-up with them and learning their stories in order to become a more fully liberated gay man. More info.

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June 25: MEGAPHONE Dance Party @ Temple Nightclub | 9PM
Kick off Gay Pride weekend in style and go underground for the funkiest dance party in San Francisco, MEGAPHONE!  MEGAPHONE not only features some of the best local DJ talent, it’s a fundraiser for the Castro Street Fair, always the first Sunday of October. More info.

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June 26: Trans March @ Dolores Park | Stage: 3 pm, March: 6PM
The San Francisco Trans March is San Francisco’s largest transgender Pride event and one of the largest trans events in the entire world. It’s always the Friday of Pride weekend and thousands of people attend each year. The theme for 2015 is: Power Through Visibility. More info.

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June 26: Bayard Rustin Coalition San Francisco LGBT Pride Reception @ Infusion Lounge | $20-60, 6PM
Join the BRC as we celebrate our diversity and San Francisco LGBT PRIDE. Gather in the spirit of Bayard Rustin and mix and mingle with local LGBT people of color and friends. All Are Welcome! More info.

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June 26: Pansy In collaboration with Ben Randle @ SAFEhouse Arts | Solo Play, $15-40
In Evan Johnson’s acclaimed solo play shadows stir in modern day San Francisco when Michael discovers a time capsule in his basement. As Michael looks through VHS tapes, audio cassettes and wrinkled party fliers, parallels begin to emerge between his life and that of 90’s gay club kid Peter Pansy. More info.

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June 26: LGBT Night at AT&T Park | Giants vs Rockies
The Giants are proud to invite you to celebrate the Bay Area’s rich LGBT culture at the annual Giants LGBT Night at AT&T Park! This special event ticket package includes access to the LGBT Night pre-game party in Seals Plaza from 5:00-7:00 p.m., a ticket to watch the Giants take on the Rockies, as well as a limited-edition LGBT-themed Giants t-shirt, only available with the purchase of the special event ticket! More info.

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June 26: Adam Killian at the Nob Hill Theatre | 8 & 10PM, $25
Super Porn Star Adam Killian will perform on stage at the Nob Hill Theatre three nights during the Gay Pride Celebration with Porn Star Kurtis Wolfe Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 26, 27 and 28 – two shows each night at 8 pm and 10 pm. More info.

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June 26: Luxury Pride Launch Party | Dance Party, 10PM-4AM
You can’t miss the Colossus San Francisco Pride Weekend launch party featuring DJ Abel! Join hundreds of the hottest men from around the country to celebrate the 25 year anniversary of Colossus in total LUXURY! More info.

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June 26: EDEN’s The White Party @The Factory | Featuring Ruby Rose From Orange In The New Black, $20, 9PM
RUBY ROSE from ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK performs at EDEN’s The White Party. This is the night where we dress like angels but we act like devils. 3 rooms of bumpin’ beats + featured performances by Zulu Nasty, Oh Blimey, Gavlyn. DJs: Val G, LadyRyan, Vanessa B, Angie Vee, Jeanine Da Feen, Yo Yolie, Motive, Slum Beautiful. White Attire Encouraged but not required. More info.

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June 26: Third Annual GET HER WET SF Pride Party @ The Chapel | 9PM, $20
She Said SF Productions join forces for SF PRIDE with no other then celesbian couple SADA & WHITNEY at two amazing venues The Chapel & Cat Club! More info.

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June 26 & 27: San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus Presents Elton: the Sing-Along @ Nourse Theater | 8PM. $20
Celebrate Pride with the 275 handsome men of the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus! We wrap up our 37th season with a rollicking, joyous sing-along, featuring the best of Sir Elton John. More info.

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June 27: Pink Triangle: Installation &  Commemoration Ceremony @ Top of Twin Peaks | Installation from 7-10am, Commemoration Ceremony at 10:30
The Pink Triangle, organized every year by Patrick Carney, has been installed for each Pride weekend since 1996 as a visible yet mute reminder of man’s inhumanity to man.  This will be the 20th Pink Triangle display. The community has embraced the pink triangle as a symbol of pride, though it was once used in an attempt to label and shame. We must remind people of the hatred of the past to help educate others so that what happened in the Holocaust won’t be forgotten and won’t be repeated. More info.

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June 27: Pride Party @ Fountaingrove Lodge | Food & Drink, Entertainment, 5PM
Experience the nation’s first active independent LGBT retirement community in the heart of Sonoma County’s wine country. You will find an inviting, supportive, and active resort lifestyle, where you can live, relax, and enjoy a community of friends.This is a complementary event but donations generously accepted, which go to 3 local LGBTQ charities. More info.

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June 27: Colossus Platinum Pride | DJ Dance Parties, Thousands Of Pride Celebrators
Join thousands of the hottest Men and Boys from around the world in celebrating 25 years of SAN FRANCISCO’S HOTTEST PARTY. Brace yourself for an onslaught of lights, lasers, sound, decor productions the likes of which The City has never seen! More info.

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June 27: 17th Annual Pride Brunch @ Hotel Whitcomb | 11AM
Gary Virginia and Donna Sachet’s 17th Annual Pride Brunch, honors the Grand Marshals of the SF LGBT Pride Parade and benefits Positive Resource Center. You’ll enjoy rousing musical entertainment by the Dixieland Dykes +3, hosted bars by Barefoot Wine & Bubbly and Tito’s Handmade Vodka, tempting silent auction items, and a dazzling guest list of SF LGBT movers and shakers, not to mention the best gourmet brunch buffet in town! More info.

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June 27: SF Dyke March @ Dolores Park | Rally: 12PM, March: 3PM
The annual Dyke March will be on June 27th at the intersection of Dolores & 18th Street. The rally will start at 12 noon with music and speakers, followed by the March which will start at 3:30. More info.

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June 27: 7th annual Maud’s Reunion @Finnegan’s Wake (former Maud’s Bar) | Free, 21+
Maud’s was once the longest running lesbian bar in the country (1966-1989) owned by Rikki Streicher. More info.

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June 27: Pride Warm up Alcohol Free Dance Space @ SAFEhouse Arts | Free, 12PM (more info)

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June 27: Go BANG Go Pride! @ SAFEhouse Arts | Free, 4PM (more info)
Go BANG! has been DISCOing since November 2008! We are a Queer-Mixed DISCO party going on strong for 5 years! We like to say that we’re all about Atomic Dancefloor Disco Action!! The goal of Go BANG! is to bring the everyone together to dance, smile, and hug in a mixed, diverse, sweaty, exciting environment. More info.

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June 27: The PINK PARTY @ Castro District | 3-8PM, $10
Wear your pinkest finery and come support local non-profits! The PINK PARTY returns to the Castro. DJs and live acts on four stages, food vendors and a new VIP area! Everyone will be asked to donate at least $10 at the gate but you can access an express line by pre-registering and donating in advance online. More info.

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June 27: REAL BAD presents REACH @ Oasis | San Francisco Pride T-Dance, 3PM
Join the REAL BAD circle of friends as we celebrate the 5 year anniversary of REACH at San Francisco’s hottest new venue, SF Oasis! DJ Amy Alderman will be taking you on a high-energy journey of uplifting anthems and melodic vocal house! More info.

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June 27: The San Francisco Men’s Spanking Party @ The Power Exchange | 1PM
This is a Male only event. (Gay, Bi or Straight) Must be 18 years of age or older with valid photo ID. This is not a Leather S&M Group. But more for guys into the Traditional Old Fashion Spanking over Daddy’s Knee or Fraternity Style Initiation Pledge Paddling. This is a safe environment for beginners looking to explore their Spanking Fantasies or just a good place to meet and talk to other guys into the Spanking and Paddling fetish. More info.

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June 27: Sundance Saloon Pre-Pride Country-Western Dance @ Whitcomb Hotel | $10, 7:30PM
Celebrate Pride weekend in the company of hundreds of cowboys and cowgirls as Sundance Saloon presents two-steppin’ and line dancin’ on the beautiful hardwood floor of the Whitcomb Hotel ballroom. Can’t dance? Come to our beginning dance lessons 7:30 to 8:30 pm and we’ll show you how! More info.

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June 27: EDEN’s Saturday Signature Party @ Mezzanine | 9pm, $25, $1000 Balloon Drop @ Midnight
Empire’s V. Bozeman will be performing live at EDEN’s Saturday Signature Party with featured performers Lady Cultura from Miami, Zulu Nasty from L.A. and DJs Val G, Lady Ryan, Motive and Angie Vee. This night is going to be LEGENDARY! More info.

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June 27: HAUS of Towers Presents Phallus in Wonderland @ Empire Room | 10PM, $15-25 (more info)

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June 27 & 28: SF Pride Celebration @ Civic Center | Free, Festival, Music, Food & Drinks, Noon-6PM
The SF Pride Celebration will be held in downtown San Francisco in Civic Center at the foot of historic City Hall where Harvey Milk once stood and addressed Pride-goers more than thirty years ago. Featuring over 200 parade contingents, 300 exhibitors, and more than 20 stages and venues. More info.

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June 27 & 28: Austin’s Airstream Visiting San Francisco Pride with Special Concerts | Civic Center Plaza | Noon-6PM
The Austin Convention & Vistors Bureau (ACVB) is coming to California! The ACVB vintage Airstream trailer will make a pit stop at San Francisco Pride on Saturday, June 27 & Sunday, June 28. They are hosting performances by critically acclaimed, Latin-folk singer/songwriter Gina Chavez who will perform every half hour from Noon – 6 p.m. Come visit the Airstream, which has been decked out by local Austin artisans, and have the chance to enter an Austin vacation giveaway. More info.

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June 28: SF Pride Parade @ Market Street | Free, 10:30AM
San Francisco Pride has been said to be “one of the last remaining pride events that can truly be called a rite of passage.” It is also the largest LGBT gathering in the nation.This year’s theme: Equality Without Exception. More info.

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June 28: Official SF Pride VIP Rotunda Party @ City Hall | 2-5PM, $50
Featuring three rooms of live entertainment, DJs and dancing, hosted bar, delectable hors d’oeuvres, and a virtual who’s who of community leaders, performers, policy makers and celebrities. More info.

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June 28: Sundance Saloon After-Pride Country-Western Dance @ Whitcomb Hotel | 6-10:30PM, $10
The Pride festivities continue after the fair as Sundance Saloon presents two-steppin’ and line dancin’ at the gorgeous Hotel Whitcomb, just steps from the Civic Center celebration. Includes beginning dance lessons 6:00 to 7:00 pm. Open country-western dancing and entertainment 7:00 to 10:30 pm. More info.

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June 28: Prayer, Praise and Pride Worship Service @ Metropolitan Community Church of San Francisco | 6PM
Join us for our annual Community Pride Worship Service! We’ve married same-sex couples since 1971 and support full marriage equality for same-gender couples and honor all commitments of love.All are welcome and communion is open to all — regardless of belief or affiliation. More info.

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June 28: Ménage SF @ BeatBox SF | A San Francisco Pride After-Party, 7PM, $12 (more info)

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June 28: Sanctuary Solid Gold @ 1015 Folsom | Dance Party, 10PM-6AM
This is hands down the biggest, the hottest, the best party of Pride Weekend. Gus Presents has the Midas touch and is sparing no expense to transform SF’s favorite dance venue into an extravagant, 24 karet, Solid Gold Circuit Party palace! More info.

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June 28: Pride at the Hall | Free, 11AM-4PM, Drinks, Games, Food, Costumes
If Sunday’s Pride parade and festivities get too hot for you, come cool down at the Hall! Play some lawn games – corn hole, beer pong, and more – and rock out with your…friends while our guest DJ drops some beats. Bonus costume contest! Those of you with the most outrageous outfits** will be rewarded generously at the bar. More info.

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August 30: San Jose – Silicon Valley Pride Festival | 40th Anniversary Pride Festival Celebration (more info)

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