This year, LA Pride stretches beyond a weekend of events starting June 5th up through the 11th featuring LA Pride-branded community and partnered celebrations leading into the weekend Festival. Featuring events at Dodger Stadium, Universal Studios, Staples Center and culminating with the annual LA Pride Festival in West Hollywood.
The pre-weekend of activities include:
The Los Angeles Sparks will be hosting Pride Night on June 6th in partnership with LA Pride’s annual Women’s Party, which will be a 21+ event taking place after the game inside the Staples Center. The game will begin at 7:30 with tickets starting at $30 with Post-Game Women’s Party entrance included. Women’s Party tickets can be purchased individually for $10. For Tickets, please use this link.
Universal Studios Hollywood will also host its “Pride is Universal” event on June 9th in celebration of LA Pride Week. This night is an opportunity to own your pride with a night out with friends and family at the Entertainment Capital of L.A. Each $95 ticket to this event provides ALL DAY access to the theme park starting at 9 AM, plus an exclusive after-hours full park buy-out experience from 9PM to 1AM featuring all rides and attractions, DJ entertainment, dance venues, cash bars, character meet and greets and more! For tickets, visit this link.
The LA Dodger’s will host their own LGBT Night on June 9th in collaboration with LA Pride as well. This official LA Pride Week event will take place at Dodger’s Stadium beginning at 5:30 p.m. The special event package includes a game ticket for June 9 and an exclusive Dodger LGBT Tee Shirt is available for purchase now exclusively at www.dodgers.com/LGBT. LGBT Night at Dodger Stadium will feature a ceremonial first pitch by actor Matt Bomer. Other scheduled special guests June 9 include: Dustin Lance Black, Noah Galvin, Guillermo Diaz, and Lance Bass, with Dot Marie Jones singing the National Anthem.
In addition to the previously announced talent lineup, featuring headliners Chromeo and Brandy, at this year’s Park Stage, LA Pride is pleased to announce its talent lineups for its two other live music venues along with a VIP exclusive experience:
The exclusive Delta Backstage Boarding Pass, offers unprecedented backstage access to the Festival’s Park Stage. Priced at $250, this pass includes drink tickets complimentary food and unparalleled access. With only 100 tickets offered each day, the VIP experience will quickly sell out.
On the Plaza Stage, powered by Nissan, a lineup of the hottest Latino artists will take the stage throughout the two-day festival, including Latin superstars Ninel Conde and Valentina from VH1’s RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9. Ninel Conde is a Mexican singer, actress and television host. She is known for roles on popular television novellas Rebelde and Fuego en la sangre as well as for her music career, with hits like El Bombón Asesino which peaked at the number two spot on the Mexican charts. From the runway of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Valentina will also grace the LA Pride Plaza Stage. The Los Angeles native will celebrate her Latina roots and bring her stunning drag and performance to the crowds of the festival. Graciela Beltran, Ana Victoria, and sexy go-go dancers will also be lighting up the stage all weekend, LA Pride’s Plaza Stage will be a non-stop party. The fiery Plaza Stage lineup is produced by Club Papi and will include: Carmen Jara, Mariachi Arcoiris, a Selena Tribute Band, DJ’s Oscar and Edgar Velasquez.
Presented by A.H.F. (AIDS Healthcare Foundation), the Boulevard Stage will bring the party to LA Pride one artist at a time and is produced by B.A.S.H. LA. Hip Hop and R&B artists Sevyn Streeter and Lil Mo will close out performances on the Boulevard Stage for LA PRIDE 2017. Sevyn Streeter, is an American singer and songwriter. With her own debut studio album Girl Disrupted being released soon, Streeter has also written songs for artists such as Chris Brown, Usher, Kelly Rowland, Ariana Grande, and LA Pride 2017 Park Stage headliner, Brandy. Sunday night Boulevard Stage headliner, Lil Mo began her career in the music industry as Missy Elliott’s protégée and later collaborated with the Elliot on song like the record breaking “Hot Boyz.” She has since released multiple solo projects like her 2014 album, The SCARlet Letter, and contributed background vocals to songs by Tamar Braxton, Faith Evans and many others. The Boulevard Stage will see the likes of many other established and rising hip hop and R&B artists including Bre – Z from the hit FOX television show Empire, Serayah J, Kristii, Rob.B, Kandie, Hym the Rapper, Kevioyn, Micahblu, and Georgia Reign.
Visit www.lapride.org for more information on ticketing!
About Christopher Street West (CSW) & LA Pride
Christopher Street West (CSW), a 501(c)3 non-profit, organized the world’s first permitted parade advocating for gay rights on June 28, 1970, as a response to and in commemoration of the Stonewall Rebellion on Christopher Street in New York City the year prior. Since then, we have built a rich history as an active voice for the LGBTQ+ community across the Greater Los Angeles metropolitan area. Today, we continue to produce the globally-recognized LA Pride Parade and Festival every June in the City of West Hollywood. We also organize a number of events throughout the year with our non-profit, philanthropic, community, and corporate partners. Visit lapride.org for more information.
CSW Board Member