The more low key, but no less fun, of the 2 side-by-side block parties goes all weekend long and has lots of guests including Miss Mylar Black, Pagan Holladay, Summer Seasons and “Dance Party of the Decades” with DJ Robb.
Saturday: Gates open & 2pm $5 cover before 7pm/$10 cover after 7pm
2:00 – Pindar 3
4:00 – DJ Robb
4:30 – Caravan of Glam
6:00 – Peacock Productions
7:00 – Saturday Night Orphans
9:00- DJ Bud
Sunday: Gates open at Noon $5 Cover
12:30 – Laurent Nickel & Laura Cunard Live Jazz
3:00 – DJ Robb
4:00- Peacock Productions
5:00 – Portland Idol Performance
6:00 – Acoustic Minds
Free, Friday June 13th
$5 before 7pm, $10 after, Saturday June 14th
$5 all day, Sunday June 15th
1125 SW Stark St
Note: This is already sold out. Crazy! And it’s a boat so that’s a pretty solid capacity. But maybe there will be a ticket contest somewhere or something? I’ll keep you posted.
When Portland gets get on the boat your trapped in the most wonderful way, partying on the high seas (or the Willamette, whatever) with host Carla Rossi, DJs Mr Charming (Gaycation), Kasio Smashio (Blow Pony) and Travis Blue (Ceremony). You’ll want to pay attention to performances by Pepper Pepper, Isaiah Tillman and Lulu Luscious. But the lady everyone will want to be closest to is RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 6 star Bianca Del Rio. And those of you who dig just a little deeper into your packetbooks will be able to chill with her at a celebrity meet and greet after deboarding.
$50.00 VIP (featuring a meet & greet, exclusive merch and a pass to Branx Pride w/ Sam Sparro at 8pm directly following the boat ride)
Buy tickets online
Boarding 2:30, Boat leaves at 3 SHARP and return promptly at 5pm
Celebrity meet and greet until 6:00PM!
Sunday June 15th
Portland Spirit River Cruises
110 SE Caruthers
This event is actually every Sunday (RAD!) but the special Pride Edition is just a touch earlier so you won’t miss the parade (I know I know, just stay up all Saturday maybe?). So nurse that hangover with some hair o’ the dog and join Ecstasy Inferno and some of Portland’s most beautiful, crazy and fun entertainers at an awkwardly early hour.
$25 Show, Brunch Meal AND Bottomless Drink
9am doors, 10:am show, Sunday June 15th
317 NW Broadway
Yet another Season 6 RuPaul’s Drag Race performer to make your Portland Pride weekend a true pop drag fest. This time Adore Delano ushers in your party that organizers promise will be a “…let loose scenario for boys and girls and more boys… a wonderland full of free beard rubs, slick hands and magical dancing gogo men, where the whiskey shots go down easy and the sounds of the discotheque parade around and intoxicate you until you finally wake up from the dream, potentially next to someone you don’t remember…”
Hosts Shitney Houston and Carla Rossi. Tunes by DJs Nark (Bottom Forty), Roy-G-Biv (Control Top), JenIrish, portraits by Michael Horwitz, photography by Nark Magazine, disco by Moroder, Fuzzy gogos created by moms everywhere (guest gogo woof Rich Kelly).
Buy tickets online
9pm Sunday June 15th
1001 SE Morrison
Regarding the name I have no idea as we are instructed not to ask any questions, but what else do you need to know than a night on the town with RuPaul’s Drag Race’s Bianca Del Rio? Maybe two floors of hot music (DJs Monica MHz, Jakob Jay, Pavone, Art of Hot), go-go dancers, drag queens and dancing ends Pride weekend with a bang? Upstairs Rotture turns into Jackie Daniels Interior Delusions VIP Lounge with an exclusive meet and greet with Sparro, smoking patio, and no bathroom or bar lines.
$15 general admission
$40 VIP (access to Jackie Daniels’ Interior Delusions Lounge, meet & greet w/ Bianca Del Rio & more!)
8pm Sunday June 15th
320 SE 2nd
A distinctively alternative Pride scenario for movers, shakers, tastemakers, and you.
Your downtown Pride doesn’t have to be passé. Come enjoy Pride Sunday with your fellow queer and allied community activists, cheerleaders, artists, qweens, proud marys, deviants, enablers and you.
We will have a delicious brunch buffet and hangover helpers to help you get back on your feet from the night before. ;^)
Come enjoy the sites from PICA’s lovely gallery and veranda as we take in the sunshine and the beautiful view of downtown Portland, love on each other, and celebrate yet another year with this amazing community.
As per usual… Don’t forget the Disco!
*Robot Hustle ( Honey Soundsystem SF)
*Sappho (Turnt Up!/Hard Yes)
*Huff N Stuff ( Bridge Club)
*Justin Longerbeam (Parallels)
Curated by Chanticleer Tru & Dickey Pete
$12, 12pm (Sharp) to 4PM
Sunday June 15th
As always this event will fill up… Get your ticket in advance http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/728279
Portland Institute for Contemporary Art
415 SW 10th Ave (Suite 300)
-VIP view of Pride Parade
-drink specials all day!
-self-serve American Harvest Bloody Mary bar
-live DJ (ALL DAY)
-The Superstar Divas Mega-PRIDE Show (7PM)
hosted by BOLIVIA CARMICHAELS
FREE, 10am and 7pm, Sunday June 15th
219 NW Davis