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​North Dakota Pride Calendar

Best Bets | June 20th, 2024

By Faye Seidler and Sabrina Hornung

fayeseidler@gmail.com

sabrina@hpr1.com

June might be the official Pride month, but why stop there? We’re celebrating Pride statewide, all summer long.

All information should be confirmed by checking out an organization website and talking with event planners. Some events may have limited capacity, age restrictions, or charge admission.

LGBTQ+ Trivia

June 20, 8 p.m.

Rhombus Guys

606 Main Ave, Fargo

Put your LGBTQIA+ history and pop culture knowledge to the test. Assemble a team as North Star Trivia at Rhombus Guys team up for an LGBTQIA+ trivia fundraiser. During the event, $1 from each specialty drink and cheesy bread order will go toward the Pride Collective and Community Center.

Fargo - FM Drag United - Unity + Love Pride: Drag Show

June 22, Doors at 8 p.m., show starts at 9 p.m.

Fargo VFW

202 Broadway N., Fargo

Celebrate PRIDE month with Special Guest Anastacia Rose. Dress to impress or come as you are, but don’t forget your dancing shoes! Come early for drinks and a good seat. Tickets $10, 21+ show

Queerly Bingo

June 24, 7 p.m.

The Hub

321 S. 1st Street, Bismarck

All ages Queerly Bingo hosted by QSpace, QSpace is a LGBTQ+ youth support group for school-aged kids based out of Bismarck.

Orlando

June 27, 7 p.m.

Theatre B

215 10th Street N., Moorhead

Attend a staged reading of Em Christie’s adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s timeless novel, “a historical meditation on gender and sexuality to modern audiences.”

Gender Affirming Free Clothing Swap

June 28, 4-8 p.m.

Kennedy Center

1902 E. Divide Ave, Bismarck

Do you feel like your wardrobe no longer serves you? Bring in those gently used items and swap them out for a fresh new look. Sponsored by Qspace.

If You Are Trans, It Is Your Birthday Party

June 28

6-8 p.m.

Parachigo

606 1st Avenue N., Fargo

This is the second annual celebration, featuring birthday cake, dancing, games, and the re-opening of the trans free clothing exchange. Tickets are $10. No one is turned away for lack of funds! All ages are welcome.

Pride Open Mic

June 29

4-6 p.m.

Main Street Books

8 Main Street S., Minot

Make your voice heard! Read your poetry, prose, journal entries, or passages from your favorite LGBTQIA+ authors. Or just feel free to soak it all in.

Deadline to Nominate Grand Marshal for Pride Week

July 5

Do you know someone who has gone above and beyond in regard to service and commitment in the LGBT community through volunteering or other achievements? Nominate them!

https://tinyurl.com/43t2tbut

Fargo-Moorhead Pride

August 8-11

Stay up to date on FM Pride happenings.

https://fmpride.com/

Jamestown Pride

September 7

Save the date and stay tuned for details!

Grand Forks Pride

September 4-14

Something grand and downright fabulous is happening in Grand Forks. Details posted online.

https://grandforkspride.wixsite.com/grandforkspride

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