Teams up with LA Dodgers for LGBTQ+ Pride Night at Dodgers Stadium
New partnership with Cinespia brings LGBTQ+ Movie Night to Hollywood Forever Cemetery
LOS ANGELES, CA, May 19, 2021: LA Pride goers will be able to celebrate Pride in-person at two events on June 11 and June 26.
The first in-person event for LA Pride since 2019 will be June 11 with longtime community partner, the World Series-winning Los Angeles Dodgers. The second confirmed in-person event on June 26 represents a new collaboration with Cinespia, the producers of the legendary Hollywood Forever Cemetery outdoor movies.
“It was always our intention to offer our community opportunities to safely celebrate Pride together in accordance with safety guidelines by both the CDC and Los Angeles County,” said Sharon-Franklin Brown, CSW board president. “We know our community wants to be together, and we want to do everything we can to create these moments. This is why we’re providing other larger capacity, outdoor entertainment for all ages of our community.”
LGBTQ+ Pride Night at Dodger Stadium (ticketed event)
The LA Dodgers have partnered with LA Pride for the fourth time to host the very popular LGBTQ+ Pride Night at Dodger Stadium on Friday, June 11th.
To kickstart LA Pride’s first in-person event since 2019, an LGBTQ+ artist will sing the National Anthem. First Responders from the LA LGBTQ+ Community will get a special moment of recognition. After the game, vaccinated fans will be welcomed onto the field to watch the first Friday Night Fireworks show of the season. Other surprises to be announced soon.
A special event ticket package is available to fully-vaccinated fans that includes a game ticket for the 7:10 p.m. game against the Texas Rangers and an exclusive Dodger Pride-themed t-shirt. Tickets go on sale today at www.dodgers.com/LAPride.
Cinespia & LA Pride LGBTQ+ Movie Night (ticketed event)
For the first time ever, LA Pride has partnered with the most popular outdoor film organization in Southern California, Cinespia, for an only-in-LA night under the stars with an LGBTQ+ Pride Movie Night at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery on Saturday, June 26th.
Film title, event details, and tickets will be announced in the coming weeks. Stayed tuned for more information- you won’t want to miss it! #cinespia
All ticketed events will be accessible for individuals using wheelchairs or walking aids. Accessible restrooms and parking will also be available at each venue. Each event will have its own separate ticketed capacity restrictions, COVID-19 safety protocol and guest regulations.
These in-person events are in addition to the Thrive with Pride live-streamed TikTok concert with Charli XCX, the ABC-7 televised special and the monthlong Pride Makes a Difference philanthropic volunteer/donate activation.
Follow @lapride on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, or for more information about any Pride event, visit www.lapride.org.
About Christopher Street West (CSW)/ LA Pride
Christopher Street West (CSW), a 501(c)3 nonprofit, organized the world’s first permitted parade advocating for gay rights on June 28, 1970 to commemorate the Stonewall Rebellion on Christopher Street in New York City the year prior. Over 50 years later, CSW remains an active voice for the LGBTQ+ community of Greater Los Angeles. While best known for producing the LA Pride Parade & Festival (one of the largest Pride celebration in the country) they also organize, sponsor or support community events throughout the year, and work with their nonprofit, philanthropic, and community partners to further diversity, equity and inclusion. Visit lapride.org for more information.
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