OUT Central Oregon and PFLAG, in partnership with Oregrown, present ‘PrideFest – a month-long celebration of pride in our diversity’. Throughout the month of June, various events promoting inclusivity, visibility, and fun for the LGBTQ+ community, family, and friends are happening in Bend and Central Oregon. Join us for this celebration of diversity and inclusivity in Central Oregon.

June Bend Artwalk – Intersectionality Gathering

Central Oregon Social Justice Center 155 NW Irving Ave, Bend, OR

Join us for First Friday Bend Artwalk to walk en masse to show Central Oregon the diversity of our communities and to celebrate our intersectionality. We hope to make this a regular monthly gathering where we can meet to create further bonds in the community in supporting each others efforts and provide space in understanding […]

Free

Come As You Are Queeraoke

McMenamins Old St. Francis School 700 NW Bond St, Bend, OR

Queeraoke is an ALL AGES EVENT!!  https://www.facebook.com/events/223376784924508/ Learn more about Oregrown PrideFest  at https://www.outcentraloregon.com/pridefest/ Come help us kick off PrideFest with an amazing night of Queeraoke and performances from local community members. We will be having our annual karaoke on First Friday June 1st at McMenamins from 6pm to 10pm in the Father Luke Room.Hosted by KTVZs […]

Pride Month Proclamation

City Hall 710 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

Bend City Counsel member Barb Campbell will be having the Human Dignity Coalition and citizens of Bend accept a proclamation to recognize June as Pride Month! https://www.facebook.com/events/224415058155775/ While pride month has been recognized and celebrated since 1970, Bend has never officially recognized this worldwide event. This proclamation is just one of many steps needed for […]

Pink Thursday – Lez Bee Happy @ 10 Barrel

10 Barrel East 62950 NE 18th S, Bend, OR

Happy Pride Month ladies! In celebration of Central Oregon Pride this month, Lez Bee Happy will be dubbed Pink Thursday (ode to San Fran’s long standing Pink Saturday event). SPECIAL NOTE: This event is happening a week earlier than usual, to accommodate all the other awesome Queer events happening. This month’s ladies social will be […]

Drag Workshop – PrideFest

Hey Honey 36

Do you have or know anyone interested in doing drag? We are hosting an afternoon at Urban Beauty Bar getting to know each other, giving each other tips and hopefully laying the ground work to put on Bends first local drag show . Bring what you have ie make up, mirrors and wigs, we’ll supply […]

Doug Reynolds’ “A Normal Turtle” Book Reading!

Deschutes Public Library 507 NW Wall St, Bend

A Normal Turtle is a wonderful book that encourages kids to be who they really are and accept those who are different than them. This charming story about a fox raised as a turtle will have you laughing, crying and celebrating the whole way through! Join Redmond raised author Doug Reynolds for a public reading […]

Free

June PFLAG with Donavan Adderley

Nativity in Bend 60850 SE Brosterhous Rd, Bend, OR

Deshaun Adderley, a Summit High School freshmen, took his own life life on December 14th, 2017 following an incident with a bully. His father, Donavan, will be joining us to share Deshaun’s story and how this loss has made him an outspoken advocate for suicide prevention. The Central Oregon Community has stayed largely quiet about […]

Elk Lake LGBTQ Camp-out and Hiking Weekend – PrideFest

Elk Lake Elk Lake, OR

OUTCentralOregon and PFLAG invite you to a full weekend of fun and activities for Elk Lake LGBTQ as part of “PrideFest – A month-long celebration of Pride in our diversity”. Get OUT for a weekend of fresh air by joining us camping and hiking at Elk Lake June 16th and 17th. Activities include kayaking, group hikes, […]

$10

Out in TECH

BendTECH 1001 SW Emkay Dr, Bend, OR

BendTECH is helping to celebrate Pride month with a panel of LGBTQ+ identifying industry professionals discussing and answering questions about being out in the tech industry.   https://www.facebook.com/events/236334280467671/

PrideFest Sponsors

Happy Pride! Thank you to all of our PrideFest Sponsors.