Provincetown Pride Weekend
Festivities are set to take over the town and harbor…are you ready for the 1st Annual Provincetown Pride? This three-day LGBTQ celebration is set to begin on Friday, June 1st and will run nearly non-stop until Sunday. Bring your party shoes and make reservations now if you haven’t already. Here are some of the highlights:
Friday, June 1
The Bay State Cruise Company, which runs the fast ferry to Provincetown from Boston is making two special trips complete with a DJ and cocktail menu. Now that’s a boat! Tickets are included with a purchase of an “all access pass” to the 2018 Pride event or you can purchase them direct from Bay State. Departure times are 1pm and 5:30pm. Installation of the “Global Rainbow” over Provincetown harbor by artist Yvette Mattern can be seen from 8PM until 2AM. Check out her website to see videos of this amazing rainbow in action. I can’t wait! The Evolution of Disco party at Velvet (258 Commercial street) will kick the Pride weekend into high gear at 10PM.
Friday, June 1 and Saturday, June 2
“Take a Bite Out of Pride” this weekend at the Shipwreck Lounge. Presented by Absolut, stop by the Shipwreck between 6 and 8 pm for a complimentary slider bar Friday and Saturday nights. As you load up on sliders, stock up on lots of fun Absolut swag to kick off your Pride Weekend in style.
Saturday, June 2
Visit the Pride Festival, farmers’ market and the grand opening of the LGBTQ Shack at 115 Bradford Street (ribbon cutting and flag raising at 3 pm). There will be lots of participating vendors, music, guest speakers and more! There’s an unofficial Pride Stroll to Tea at 3:45 pm and, of course…Tea Party at the Boatslip! At 8pm the “Under the Rainbow” dance Party at the Provincetown Marina and Wharf House is the place to be with special guests Tito’s Cocktail Bar, and go-go dancers! Finish the evening with the 10 pm Pride dance party at the A-House to benefit the LGBTQ Shack.
Sunday, June 3
Brunch Around Town: Drag Popp’ins – From 11 AM to 3 PM Drag queens poppin’ in around town with surprises! Lots of local restaurants will be participating by serving delicious brunch menus! Underwear PRIDE Pants and Panties Benefit Closing Party at Club Purgatory at 10 PM….wear your favorite pair!
For more details or to purchase tickets / passes please visit Eventbrite.