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Springs Pride 2009! Get into the Spirit!
Check out all the great community events leading up to PrideFest right here in Colorado Springs!

Sunday, July 19th | 10-6p | Downtown Acacia Park

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Something for Everyone at Colorado Springs PrideFest 2009!

Springs Pride Season 2009!
Get into the spirit of Pride with community at these exciting events leading up to Colorado Springs 19th Annual PrideFest & Parade, Sunday, July 19th. Check out what's happening this week (7.6.09) in Colorado Springs!


Wednesday, July 8th | 9:00p | Lube Wrestling!
2nd Annual Lube Wrestling Contest at Club Q
A FUNdraiser for Colorado Springs PrideFest presented by the crew at Club Q and sponsored by the 2009 PrideFest Committee. Come on out for a slippery fun time!

Friday, July 10th | 7:00p | Pride Season Kick-Off
PrideFest Committee Kicks off Pride Season 09!
Join the 2009 PrideFest Committee at the Underground Patio as we make a toast to Colorado Springs 19th Annual PrideFest & Parade.
Plus, don't miss the very special 30th Anniversary Reception with Pikes Peak MCC, featuring special guest Troy Perry. Get more details on MCC event here:

Saturday, July 11th | 6:30p | PPMCC's 30th!

PPMCC's 30th Anniversary Celebration Banquet at Venue 515. Join Pikes Peak Metropolitan Community Church for a very special dinner, celebrating their 30th Anniversary right here in Colorado Springs! for tickets and details!

Sunday, July 12th | 9:00p | Gay CS Pageant
Mr. & Miss Gay Colorado Springs Pageant at Club Q
Join Kyree Myst for the annual Mr. & Miss Gay Colorado Springs Pageant!

Watch out! There's even more planned in the week leading up to Colorado Springs PrideFest 2009(week of Pride)! Be sure to check out the many different groups and organizations in town! There's something for everyone!


Monday, July 13th | 8:00p | Community Art!
Community Art Show
Wine & Cheese reception, featuring local artists and great community fun! At the Underground.

Wed., July 15th | 6:00p | Community Pasta! Community Pasta Dinner at the Underground
Join with community for Pasta and Party! Proceeds benefit S-CAP, The Pride Center and Inside/Out Youth Services.

Thursday, July 16th | 12:00 (noon) | EPC Clerk's
Annual Marriage Rights Demonstration at EPC Clerk's

Join the Pride Center for the Annual Marriage Equality Demonstration where we'll highlight the hyprocrisy in Colorado's marriage laws.
PLUS! NEW! This year, same-sex couples are eligible for Designated Beneficiaries! Find out more about DB's  at Get your DB at the Marriage Rights Demonstration, and help to create awareness about the new and valuable protection for LGBT couples in Colorado Springs. You need to fill out a few forms and get them notarized before you get there. Check out the details here, and please join us in making this historic stand! Email if you plan to participate or have questions. 

Thursday, July 16th | 6:00p | Volunteer Party
PrideFest Volunteer Party at the Pride Center
Be a part of it all! Sign up to volunteer for Colorado Springs PrideFest 2009 at the Volunteer Party! Pizza and snacks provided! All those interested are welcome to just show up! Need more info? Contact

Friday, July 17th | 8:00p | Gay Pride Pageant
Mr. Ms. Miss Gay Pride 2009 at the Underground!
Join the United Court of the Pikes Peak Empire for the Mr. Ms. Miss Gay Pride 2009 Pageant!

Check out all the Pride Weekend
Kick-Off Parties Around Town!

Bijou Bar & Grill | | 719.473.5719
Club Hush | | 719.393.7400
Club Q | | 719.570.1429
DJ's Bar & Grill | | 719.473.2425
The Underground | | 719.578.7771

Saturday, July 18th | 12:00 (noon) | Family Fun!
Family Fun Day & Ice Cream Social
at Colorado College!
Join the PrideFest Committee for the Annual Family Fun Day Celebration! Ice cream, games, bounce house and more! Bring the kids and bring the family! It's a day just for you! Everyone welcome!

Saturday, July 18th | 8:15p | PPLFF SPECIAL
                                    PPLFF Pre-Pride Film Presentation
 Special PrePride Film Presentation of John Cameron Mitchell’s classic “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” In the screening room at the Cornerstone Arts Center on the Colorado College campus. With an introduction by Mrs. Joan Mitchell. FREE…FREE…FREE…FREE Limited seating. Get there early! The 10th Annual Pikes Peak Lavender Film Festival 

Check out all the Pre-Pride Parties Around Town!
Bijou Bar & Grill | | 719.473.5719
Club Hush | | 719.393.7400
Club Q | | 719.570.1429
DJ's Bar & Grill | | 719.473.2425
The Underground | | 719.578.7771


1969 Stonewall Revival!
Sunday, July 19th | 10-6p | Downtown Acacia Park

10:00            Special Interfaith Pride Service

11:00            DJ Dance & Parade Line-Up

12:00            19th Annual PrideFest Parade!

1:00-6:00       Rally, Live Entertainment, DJ Dance!

3:00              Colorado's Pride Weddings!

Featuring: Beer Garden, Casino, Kids' Fun Zone, Fabulous Vendors, Great Food, Live Entertainment on 2 Stages, Parade at Noon, Colorado's Pride Weddings & More! Live Entertainment with special guests, including Arlan Hamilton, Terra Naomi and more, plus all of your PrideFest Favorites!
Parade Grand Marshal: "Tree", participant in the orginal 1969 Stonewall Riots, and Parade Special Guests, Daniel and James, out president and vice president of UCCS Student Government.
Colorado Springs PrideFest 2009 brought to you by Pikes Peak Gay & Lesbian Community Center, and sponsored by Heuberger Motors, Colorado Quit Line, Miller Lite, OutFront Colorado, Colorado Springs Independent, The Underground, Kaiser Permanente, KRCC, ID Lube, Inside/Out, Newspeak and more!


Find your favorite cool-down spot for the
After-Pride Celebrations!
Bijou Bar & Grill | | 719.473.5719
Club Hush | | 719.393.7400
Club Q | | 719.570.1429
DJ's Bar & Grill | | 719.473.2425
The Underground | | 719.578.7771

Sponsor a Pole! programs-freedom.jpg
Become a part of history by sponsoring a pole! Proceeds help cover the cost of pole rental and purchasing the flags, and go to support PrideFest and the Center. Plus, the Center has received a generous matching grant from the Gill Foundation, and your donation will be matched dollar for dollar! Double your investment with this amazing opportunity, and celebrate the 40th anniversary of Stonewall right here at home by participating in this historic occasion!

$50 - Pole Sponsor
$100 - Colorado Springs Stonewall Sponsor

Sponsors will receive recognition on the Center's website as participants in this historic advancement, and are also welcome to make a contribution on behalf of an individual, business or organization you would like to have recognized. Plus, become a Colorado Springs Stonewall Sponsor, and receive one of the historic flags!

TO PARTICIPATE, please email with the following information:

1. Your name, address, phone number and email

2. Sponsorship Level (Pole Sponsor or CS Stonewall Sponsor)

Website recognition request (This can be your name, the name of your business, or the name of an individual, group, business or organization you would like to have recognized.)

Once you have completed the email, you can make your donation right online here, or send a check to PPGLCC, PO Box 607, Colorado Springs, CO 80901.


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