This month marks the start of June! Here you will find the top ways you can celebrate Pride in Montgomery County! Montgomery Municipal Cable (MMC) will be interviewing many participants who are participating with PRIDE in the PLAZA and during the week long festivities. Look out for clips sharing details about the events and participants. Follow us @MMCTV16 on Twitter, @MontgomeryMuniciapalCable16 on Facebook and Instagram to get updates and things to do!
Check out the Passport to Pride collect a stamp on your passport for every event you attend — 3 or more stamps gets you entered to win one of our deluxe prize packages at Sunday’s Pride in the Plaza festival! Don’t forget to plan out MoCo’s Pride week with the Pride in the Plaza events!
Pride in the Plaza is a week-long celebration of Montgomery County’s beautiful, diverse LGBTQ+ communities. We invite you to explore all of the events taking place in Downtown Silver Spring and beyond. See individual events for details and registration. All events are free of charge unless a suggested donation is indicated.
Save The Date For Pride in the Plaza Festival Sunday, June 26th, 12:00pm – 8:00pm | Veterans Plaza
Come out and show your pride in Veterans Plaza for a fun, all-day festival celebrating LGBTQ+ community, health, well-being, and joy! The festival is free for everyone. Check out local LGBTQ+ artists, businesses and supportive nonprofits, get free HIV testing, and don’t miss our headline events!
Come out and show your pride in Veterans Plaza for a fun, all-day festival celebrating LGBTQ+ community, health, well-being and joy! The festival is free for everyone. Check out local LGBTQ+ artists, businesses and supportive nonprofits, get free HIV testing and don’t miss these headline events:
Drag Queen Story Hour | 12:30pm-1:30pm
Fun for all ages! In partnership with Montgomery County Public Libraries, join us for a bilingual story hour with Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH). DQSH “captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity of childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models.”
Partners: Montgomery County Public Libraries, Drag Queen Story Hour
LGBTQI Pride Show & Drag Duels Finale | 1:30pm-4:30pm
Who has the DRAG, DRAMA, STUNTS, and TRICKS to become the Drag Duels Champion? Finalists from this season of Drag Duels will face off under the pavilion and compete to win the $2500 Grand Prize.
Partners: Live in Your Truth Programs
Pride in the Plaza Mini-Ball | 5:00pm – 8:00pm
The category is…Pride! Anyone can sign up to walk the runway in Capitol Ballroom Council’s 2nd annual Pride in the Plaza Free Ball- winners in each category will win cash prizes and trophies, and the whole pavilion will be bouncing to the tunes of DJ Tony Play.
Partners: Capitol Ballroom Council