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Emporia High School GSA Club

Pride Celebration

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Friday, June 10, 2022 to Saturday, June 11, 2022 

Emporia, KS - Multiple venues, see schedule below

Join a colorful celebration of the LGBTQIA+ community, with live music, brunch, downtown parade, and drag show! This student-led event is organized by Emporia High School's Gender and Sexuality Alliance. All are welcome!

Schedule of Events

Friday 5pm - 10pm
Live Music, Art Walk, & Food Trucks
Corner of 7th Ave & Commercial St, Downtown Emporia

The Kick-off to Emporia's Pride Celebration is happening in conjunction with Emporia's First Friday Art Walk. Stroll through downtown to check out the artists on display at local businesses and grab a bite at a food truck. Head to the stage at 7th & Commercial for live music featuring:

Pride Choir - 5:00 pm
Weda Skirts - 5:45 pm
Phillip Weinkauf - 6:30 pm
Scarlett Sound - 6:50 pm
Maya Ballester - 7:20 pm
Justin Peterson - 8:10 pm
Delano Mendoza - 9:00 pm

Saturday at 2pm
Drag Brunch at Union Street Social
225 E. 6th Avenue, Downtown Emporia

Come enjoy a relaxed drag event at Union Street Social! This show will feature homegrown drag performer Q and other fabulous performers! Call 620-208-6993 for reservations.

Saturday at 7pm
Pride Parade
Corner of 7th Ave & Commercial St, Downtown Emporia

Come celebrate Pride in Emporia on Commercial Street! Parade lineup starts at 6pm and parade begins at 7pm.

Saturday at 8pm
Drag Show at Emporia Granada Theatre
807 Commercial St, Downtown Emporia

The EHS GSA is excited to announce and host the annual Emporia Drag Celebration starring Homegrown Queen, "Q"! Q was Featured on Widow Von Du's Drag Survivor and currently struts in KC. Drag is an artform used for LGBTQ expression and pride, but is to be enjoyed by all people. Q and their friends will be coming to give Emporia a night they cannot forget. Get tickets at emporiagranada.com.


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June 10, 2022 - June 11, 2022

Emporia, KS

Pride Celebration