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5th Annual Sedona/Verde Valley Pride Weekend Is Soon!

August 2, 2013


Sedona/Verde Valley Pride invites you to join us for a celebration

of the LGBT community during our

5th Annual Pride Weekend

We have a large selection of activities and options for you to enjoy this year.



The activities begin Thursday evening September 26, 2013, 6:30 PM at REDs in The Sedona Rouge Resort and Spa for a casual pre-Pride Weekend Meet and Greet. All are welcome to come and socialize with the LGBT community in a very relaxed atmosphere.



Friday September 27, 2013 we welcome you to join us in Old Town Cottonwood for our first ever GUIDED Neon Insomnia Bar Crawl and Neon Insomnia Dance Party. Wear your favorite NEON outfits and accessories and then follow the leader to each location with drink/food specials and entertainment along the way. Start time and locations will be announced closer to the weekend.

Then join us at Main Stage at the corner of Mingus Ave and Main Street 9pm- 2AM for our Neon Insomnia Dance Party, with live entertainment, DJ, dancing and special guests.



On Saturday September 28, 2013, the festival will begin at Noon and run until 8pm with live entertainment throughout the day, vendors, local winery wine tastings and fun for the entire family! We will be providing a KIDS ZONE this year, full of fun activities for the children. Well behaved pets on leashes are welcome. Festival entry is $5 at the gate.

Entertainment schedule is as follows:

  • Hosted by Clayton McKee from “The Show with Clayton McKee” on QTalkAmerica.com
  • Noon: Opening address and Welcome from City of Cottonwood Mayor Dianne Joens and City Council
  • Mountain Stranded Time
  • The Pubes
  • Combo Deluxe
  • Drag Royalty with DiVa, Mya McKenzie and Coco St. James
  • Sara Robinson and the Midnight Special
  • Special appearances by Sacred Circus and The Dahlias Belly Dancers

There will be limited food options at the festival site itself as we are encouraging you to experience our local sponsor dining options, all within a quick walk from the festival site.

The After-Party on Saturday evening following the Festival will be located at 15.Quince 9 pm- Midnight 747 S Main St Cottonwood Az. with the Men of Homorodeo.com calendar signing and dance party. Tickets for this event are $5 at the door with light food and drink specials.



Un-Holy Bingo on Sunday September 29, 11 Am- 2Pm at Rendezvous In Old Town (R.I.O.T) 777 N Main St. Cottonwood Az. Play Bingo and win prizes! $5 entry for bingo cards. Proceeds to benefit the Sedona/ Verde Valley Pride Scholarship Fund.

While you are here…

Jimmy James is appearing at the Mary Fisher Theater in West Sedona Thursday Sept. 26, 7 PM; Friday Sept. 27, 7 PM; Saturday Sept. 28. 11AM; Sunday Sept 29, 2 PM. Jimmy James is a singing vocal impersonator. Using his own voice and not putting on a dress, you will be amazed at his abilities of impersonating Cher, Bette Davis, Judy Garland, Eartha Kit, and many more. He is a fun and vivacious comedian. Sponsored by the Sedona International Film Festival, a portion of the proceeds for Jimmy James at the Mary Fisher Theater will be donated to Sedona/ Verde Valley Pride. For more information and to reserve tickets, please visit www.sedonafilmfestival.orgor call 928-282-1177

And so much more! Come join in on the fun as we celebrate the entire community.
We hope to see you during the Sedona/ Verde Valley Pride Weekend for all of the special events we have lined up!

Please email info@sedonapride.org