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Newport’s First Pride Weekend

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06:00 p.m Yoga on the Beach: Newport Pride Kickoff

Beloved ally, yoga instructor, and interfaith minister Shelley Dungan will be helping us kickoff Pride Weekend in Newport with a yoga class on the beach!! The class is a suggested $10 donation, and all proceeds will go towards the The Trevor Project, the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.

**We don't want anyone to feel turned away by cost...so please contribute what you can, whether $10, $20, or $0** Everyone is welcome.**Please park in the small lot half way down the beach. No yoga mat needed...just bring a large blanket or sheet, hat, sunglasses, water, sweatshirt.

Time: 6 PM

Location: Third Beach, Middletown RI

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1416562998489803/



11:00 AM Newport Pride Ride

A fun, 2 mile bike ride through town where we encourage bike-safe, pride-FULL costumes. In collaboration with Bike Newport.

The ride will start at Perrotti Park at 11 AM located at 39 America's Cup Ave, Newport, RI

Riders from Providence can take the ferry to join us for Newport's Pride Weekend (Saturday AND Sunday)! We designed our Pride Ride around the ferry schedule for Saturday, June 23 (departing Providence at 930 AM). More details here and please share with your Providence community!

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The ride will end at Bowen's Wharf with a reception hosted by local businesses on the Wharf

Here is some inspiration for the your Pride Ride looks!



02:10 p.m Pride Sail on the Aquidneck Schooner

Ticketed (49 total) private charter on the Schooner Aquidneck at 2:10 PM. Tickets are $25. Comes with drinks (soda, water, beer, wine) and a swag bag. First come first serve. UPDATE: The Pride Sail is SOLD OUT.


9 p.m Pride Night Out at Salvation Cafe

Newport Out and V-One Vodka are partnering with Salvation Cafe for a special Saturday night party up on the loft above the tiki bar. There will be music, dancing, good cheer, and delicious custom V-One cocktails (and full cash bar). Come out and socialize with your LGBTQ + Allies in Newport as part of our inaugural Pride Weekend!


12:00 to 03:00 p.m Drag Brunch

Newport's 1st Drag Brunch presented by Trailer Park Girls (*Pre-sale tickets are sold out. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door on the day of the event.)

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1598924660229314/

11:00 AM to 04:00 PM Equality Fest
A pride festival for all ages at Equality Park on Broadway in Newport (between the Parlor and the Firehouse Theater) with vendors,
food, etc.

Vendors please fill out this form ASAP: https://goo.gl/forms/LtzWdy6Oq8QKTp0r1

8:00 PM to 10:30 PM - Music at the Parlor
Come close out Newport's inaugural weekend with some rockin' music from our LGBTQ+ community.

Two acts will take the stage, starting with FINE from 8-845 (https://wearefine.bandcamp.com/releases)

The all-women band Midnight Honey will take the stage next to bring the house down and close out the weekend right with their dance-inducing rock.