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June 2021

Pride on Vine: Pride Walk

June 26, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:55 pm
Vine, 1827 Vine
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
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$5 – $10
PrideOnTheVine

Official Pride On Vine's Pride Walk. Brunch at all restaurants on Vine, happy hour specials, shows, concerts, food and more. Family friendly 10am to 8pm. 21 and up after 8PM. CLICK HERE for tickets.

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Gardner First Pride Parade & Potluck

June 26, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Gardner Aquatic Center, 215 N Center Street
Gardner, Kansas 66030
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Gardner’s first annual Pride Parade & Potluck!

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Warrensburg Pride Festival

June 26, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Twin Oaks Event Center, 126 SW 400th Road
Warrensburg, Missouri 64093
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Warrensburg Pride

Warrensburg Pride Festival will be held at Twin Oaks Event Center for 2021. They are currently searching for sales vendors, food vendors, entertainment and more. All profits from ticket sales goes to The Trevor Project.

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Little Apple Pride Picnic in Manhattan

June 26, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Blue Earth Plaza, Blue Earth Plaza
Manhattan, Kansas 66502
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Little Apple Pride

Come on down for our first gathering in over a year! Little Apple Pride in Manhattan will be hosting a picnic at Blue Earth Plaza with entertainment and lots of fun for the whole family!

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Queer & Bazaar Shopping

June 26, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Kansas City Center for Inclusion, 3911 Main St.
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
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QueerBazaar

Queer & Bazaar Shopping at the Center. Join us as we spotlight some local KC artists as we kick off this new journey hosting queer creators and developers to sell their wares every 4th Saturday of the month. Jewelers, ceramics, painters, musicians, and more! They'll be setting up shop and tabling in the Center for you to stop on by, browse, and support. Come and go at your leisure, but masks are required at all times and respect social distance…

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Nevada MO First: Pride in the Park Festival

June 26, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Marmaduke Park, 600 W Highland Ave
Nevada, Missouri 64772
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Come join Nevada's first ever Pride in the Park Festival. Featuring guest speakers including Senate Candidate Tim Shepard, psychologist Dr. Tricia Bridgewater, and live music! Members and supporters of the LGBTQ+ are invited to come, listen to tunes, shop with local vendors, buy from food trucks, and celebrate Pride!

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McPherson LGBTQ+ Pride Event

June 26, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lakeside Park Bandshell, Lakeside Park
McPherson, Kansas 67460
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McPhersonPride

McPherson LGBTQ+ Pride Event for 2021! Meet at the McPherson College roundabout for a march to Lakeside Park that starts at 3pm sharp. At the park will be speakers, performers, kid activities, tie-dying, face painting, and food trucks

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Joplin (JOMO) Pride Pageant

June 26, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wilders Event Center, 1208 S Main St
Joplin, Missouri 64801
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Free
JOMO Pageant

Our 2021 JOMO Pride Pageant at the Wilders Event Center in Joplin 1208 S Main St, Joplin, MO 64801. Watch local and regional talent battle it out to be crowned the next Mr & Miss JOMO Pride! ALL AGES TO ENTER18+ TO COMPETE21+ TO DRINK Special tribute and title step-down honoring our current reigning Miss JOMO Pride Shayna Towers. Special Performances, Silent Auction, 50/50 Raffle & the crowning of the new Miss & Mr. JOMO Pride! This event doubles as…

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Pride Night with KC NWSL

June 26, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Legends Field, 1800 Village West Pkwy
Kansas City, Kansas 66111
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$40 – $82
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KC NWSL Pride Night is Saturday, June 26th. This package includes a ticket to the match vs. Washington Spirit and an exclusive KC NWSL Pride Scarf. CLICK HERE for tickets. The Pride scarf is available for purchase by itself (Season Ticket Members: please email [email protected] for a Pride scarf discount): https://kcnwsl.com/3ilEwxq • Pride jerseys are available: https://kcnwsl.com/34XbFYm • We're having another auction with signed, game-worn Pride jerseys later in the month with proceeds benefitting Kansas City Pride Community Alliance. #WePlayForKC and…

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Youth Royalty Court PRIDE Show & Fundraiser

June 27, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hamburger Mary's Kansas City, 3700 Broadway Blvd., #110
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
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$5 – $7
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Youth Royalty Court PRIDE Show. A fundraiser for Kansas City’s young leaders!KC's Youth Royalty Court, past, present and future, and showcasing their talents. Honoring outstanding individuals in KC's LGBTQ+ community with the Duke, Duchess, Prince, Princess, & Noble awards. Presenting the first Desiree Luv Trans Icon Award! Hosted by Melinda Ryder & KC Sunshine, co-hostess Erica Von’Du. CLICK HERE for tickets, or take your chances at the door.$5 advance, or $7 at the door

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July 2021

Queer & Bazaar Shopping

July 24, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Kansas City Center for Inclusion, 3911 Main St.
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
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QueerBazaar

Queer & Bazaar Shopping at the Center. Join us as we spotlight some local KC artists as we kick off this new journey hosting queer creators and developers to sell their wares every 4th Saturday of the month. Jewelers, ceramics, painters, musicians, and more! They'll be setting up shop and tabling in the Center for you to stop on by, browse, and support. Come and go at your leisure, but masks are required at all times and respect social distance…

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Monday Bingo Stonewall Sports Fundraiser

July 26, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Missie B's KC, 805 W 39th Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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Bingo

Monday Bingo Stonewall Sports Fundraiser, help us raise money to send players/teams to the Stonewall Sports National Championships in September. All while getting your bingo on with Music Bingo! Fireball specials, great prizes, and a 50/50 raffle will definitely make this a fun evening you won't want to miss! No reservations needed. The fun starts at 7pm sharp.

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August 2021

Queer Narratives Festival Kansas City

August 6, 2021 - August 7, 2021
THE BLACK BOX in the West Bottoms, 1060 Union Avenue
Kansas City, Missouri 64101
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QNFWebsite

The official line-up of our 2nd Annual Queer Narratives Festival in Kansas City. We are thrilled beyond to present this incredible dip into the queer talent of Kansas City and beyond. Give them a follow, show some love, and be sure to stay tuned for more updates. Blair Amstrong (they/she) bl.armstrongJen Harris (she/they) poetjenharrisCraig Auge (he/they) craigdeppenaugeNicole Springer (she/they) nicolespringersingsThe Black Creatures (they/them & he/they) theblackcreaturesCerca Trova (he/him) buff.ly/3pe6koVLava Dreams (she/they) lavadreamsSKIPPY (he/him) musicbyskippy Bubble Gum (they/them) bubblegumcoffey Jessica Ayala…

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Pride Meet Up

August 14, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Shawnee Mission Park Shelter 3, 7900 Renner Road
Shawnee, Kansas 66219
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Shawnee Mission Lake Pride Meet Up & Takeover. Join Johnson County Pride and Kansas City Lesbians for an August meet up and takeover of Shawnee Mission Lake. From the dog park to paddle boating, mountain biking, to swimming, Shawnee Mission Lake has a little something for everyone! Bring your own equipment, rent from the marina, or check out the swim beach. JoCo Pride has provided Shelter House 3 as the official met up spot from 8:00am to 1:00pm. Bring your…

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The Kansas City Inclusion Ball

August 14, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - August 15, 2021 @ 1:00 am
Troostwood Event Center, 6049 Troost Ave
Kansas City, Missouri 64110
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The Kansas City Mother & Father from the House of Alain Mikli presents to you The Kansas City Inclusion Ball. We will enjoy a fun filled night of Ballroom Magic. The Merger of Two Worlds, the Leather/Kink Community. These two worlds have both endured their fair share of judgement, scrutiny & being left to fellowship in the shadows. Well this will be an evening of Fun, Pride & Celebration!!! Darryl Garçon will be the Beat Master & None other than The…

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Kansas City Pride

August 21, 2021 @ 11:00 am - August 22, 2021 @ 8:00 pm
Theis Park, Oak Street & Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
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Save the date for the 2021 Kansas City Pride Parade and Festival. More details as we get them.

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Outskrts Festival - POSTPONED

August 21, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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The Outskrts Festival is a homegrown festival and events series for all of the people on the outskirts of the queer community! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TILL 2022. Locations and other details TBA.

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Joplin (JOMO) Pride

August 28, 2021 @ 11:00 am - August 29, 2021 @ 10:00 pm
Brick District, South Joplin Avenue & 5th Street
Joplin, Missouri 64801
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JAMO

Join us for the RETURN of Joplin (JOMO) PrideFest in 2021! We promised we'd come back bigger and better than ever and we plan to deliver! Our festival has expanded to TWO DAYS to offer more time, shows, entertainment and FUN! Excited to announce our special guest speaker, author and founder of the national non profit organization Free Mom Hugs, Sara Cunningham! Honorary Grand Marshal is Miss Gay America, Pattaya Hart! Special guests include Miss Gay Missouri America, Vega Vega!…

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MidMo PrideFest

August 28, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - August 29, 2021 @ 10:00 pm
Rose Music Hall, 1013 Park Avenue
Columbia, Missouri 65201
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Free
Savethedate2021

MidMO PrideFest is an annual, family-friendly celebration of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and ally community in Mid-Missouri. We return to Rose Music Hall in Downtown Columbia, Missouri on August 28, 2021. This FREE, family-friendly event includes entertainment, food, vendors, information on community organizations and more. Stay tuned for more information!

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September 2021

St Joe Pridefest - CANCELLED due to COVID Again

September 10, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - September 11, 2021 @ 9:00 pm
Free
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Aug 14th UPDATE: Due to the unpredictability of the COVID Pandemic and the new Delta strain, we have made the very difficult decision to once again forgo PRIDE 2021. St Joe PrideFest is the LGBT parade and street fair, bringing together local residents and families, community leaders, and area business owners. PrideFest will combine exhibitors, vendors, entertainers, and community organizations for a day of fun celebration of LGBT Pride in the name of equality. This event is free and open…

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SafeZone Training at University of Kansas

September 13, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Sabatini Multicultural Resource Center (Classroom), 1299 Oread Avenue
Lawrence, Kansas 66044
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Safe Zone

SafeZone Training at University of Kansas, which helps to give allies the tools to make their spaces more accommodating for queer and trans* (QT) students. This is a starting resource. This session hopes to give foundational information that can start to help you think critically about the position of queer and trans* people in all of the different spaces that you occupy throughout your day. This training is imagined as the first in a series of three major workshops which…

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National HIV/AIDS & Aging Awareness Day

September 18, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day is observed each year on September 18. The AIDS Institute launched this day to bring awareness to the aging-related challenges of HIV prevention, testing, care, and treatment.

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Camp Leavenworth Festival with Melissa Etheridge

September 24, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - September 25, 2021 @ 10:00 pm
Leavenworth Landing Park, 123 N Esplanade St
Leavenworth, Kansas 66048
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Free
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The second annual Camp Leavenworth Festival feature Hometown hero, Melissa Etheridge. The GRAMMY and Oscar-winning singer/songwriter will be joined by several local and regional acts throughout the weekend. Camp Leavenworth is filled with adventurous activities, fireworks, street food, shopping, and more! Admission is FREE to the public. Leave it to Kansas to throw a shindig as adventurous as this. CLICK HERE for more information. Featuring... Melissa Etheridge - Sat @ 815PMMadisen Ward and the Mama Bear - Fri @ 830PMKaty…

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Wichita Pride

September 25, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - September 26, 2021 @ 9:00 pm
Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center, 225 W Douglas Ave
Wichita, Kansas 67202
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Wichita Pride 2021 Celebration to be Held at Century II this September from September 25th-26th. This will be the first in-person event through the organization since 2019. The move to a larger location is meant to provide attendees and vendors with more room for physical distancing. The event will start with opening night performances on Saturday. The celebration comes after a dizzying legislative session for the LGBTQ community and advocates. Kansas was one of several states that introduced bills attempting…

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Northland Pride 2021 - Virtual

September 26, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Northland Pride is a grassroots organization dedicated to uniting, uplifting, and creating a safer space for the Queer Community north of the Missouri River. We're putting together resources, speakers, and entertainment geared towards empowering and celebrating queer voices in our area. As we value the health and safety of our beloved queer Northland community, we're staying virtual in 2021! Join us on Sunday, September 26, 2021 - stay tuned

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October 2021

Ozarks PrideFest 2021 - CANCELLED

October 9, 2021
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Aug 16th UPDATE: "Due to the overwhelming number of hospitalizations caused by COVID-19 and the strain that has placed on our region’s health care system, the Ozarks Pridefest committee, The GLO Center, and PFLAG Springfield have made the difficult decision to cancel Ozarks Pridefest 2021." We would like to announce that the official Ozarks Pridefest will be held October 9th, 2021! More information to come, as we are in the planning process! We are still looking for volunteers to help…

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2nd Johnson County Pride Picnic

October 9, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park, 87th Street Parkway & Lackman Road
Lenexa, Kansas 66215
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The 2nd Johnson County Pride Picnic will be held this year on Saturday, October 9th, 2021! Look for more details as we get nearer the date.

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Celebrate 50 Years with KC Care

October 30, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Lowes Kansas City Hotel, 1515 Wyandotte St
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
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$175
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KC Care's is celebrating their 50th Anniversary in 2021. The black-tie gathering will feature delectable eats and unforgettable speakers and entertainment. As such, we are going to great lengths to imagine an epic celebration worthy of the thousands of lives impacted by our mission.  Along with dynamic seating options for all guests, you can expect the same innovative and immersive experience KC CARE’s supporters have come to recognize.  Our Anniversary Celebration will be held at Loews Kansas City Hotel.  CLICK HERE for tickets (available June 2021).

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November 2021

Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 20, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is an annual observance on November 20 that honors the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence.

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December 2021

World AIDS Day

December 1, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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World AIDS Day takes place on 1 December each year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day.

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