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Grand Rapids Pride Center celebrates LGBTQ month with series of events, festival

This year GR Pride Fest is proud to welcome headliner, Billy Gilman. The Grand Rapids Pride Festival is June 17, 2017 at Calder Plaza.
Attendees at Grand Rapids Pride Festival

Attendees at Grand Rapids Pride Festival /Courtesy of the Grand Rapids Pride Center

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Grand Rapids Pride Festival 2017

Grand Rapids Pride Festival 2017 /Courtesy of the Grand Rapids Pride Center

Billy Gillman to headline at the 2017 Grand Rapids Pride Festival.

Billy Gillman to headline at the 2017 Grand Rapids Pride Festival. /Courtesy of the Grand Rapids Pride Center

Happy LGBTQ Pride Month! Grand Rapids Pride Center is hosting pride celebration events all month long leading up to Grand Rapids Pride Festival, June 17, 2017 at Calder Plaza. This year GR Pride Fest is proud to welcome headliner, Billy Gilman, featuring, GRAMMY Nominated Bonnie McKee along with DJ Citizen Jane, Lipstick Jodi, DJ Keller Shaw, and the Rumors House Divas. Come party with thousands of LGBTQ & ally community members. Food, fun, music, dancing and tons of awesome vendors!

List of events:

  • Pulse Nightclub Candlelight Vigil

    Monday, June 12th, 9 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

    The Apartment Lounge, 33 Sheldon Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

  • Family and Children's Storytime at Books & Mortar

    Tuesday, June 13th, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

    Books & Mortar Bookstore, 955 Cherry St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

  • Celebrating Pride Month with SpeakEZ and Circle Theater

    Tuesday, June 13th, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

    Speak EZ Lounge, 600 Monroe Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

  • Pride Fundraiser at Garage Bar

    Wednesday, June 14th, 5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.

    Garage Bar and Grill, 819 Ottawa Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

  • 3rd Annual White Party

    Friday, June 16th, 10 p.m. - 2 a.m.

    Rumors Night Club, 69 Division Ave S, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

  • 3rd Annual Hand-in-Hand Pre-Pride Rally Hosted by Dave Watt of Mr. Friendly

Saturday, June 17th, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Ah-Nab-Awen Park, 220 Front Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

  • 2017 Grand Rapids Pride Festival

Saturday, June 17th, 12 p.m. - 12 a.m.

Calder Plaza, 300 Ottawa Ave, NW, Grand Rapids, MI

  • Pride Block Party/Family Day

    Sunday, June 18th, 2 p.m. - 8 p.m.

    Apartment Lounge, 33 Sheldon Ave NE, Grand Rapids MI 49503

  • Love Wins at the Rainbow Bridge 2017

    Friday, June 23 at 7 p.m. - 11 p.m.

    The Blue Bridge, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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