Las Vegas Gay Pride April 22 – May 2nd

Las Vegas’s first Gay Pride celebration  (1983) was a week-long series of events jointly sponsored by the Gay Academic Union, the Metropolitan Community Church, and Nevadans for Human Rights.

LAST YEAR, In celebration of its 26th year, the Southern Nevada Association of PRIDE, Inc . enjoyed a record-setting Las Vegas PRIDE Celebration.  For the first time in its history the Annual PRIDE Night Parade was broadcast LIVE and in its entirety on cable television by Cox Communications.  An expanded festival grounds offered more than 10,000 attendees additional exhibitors to browse, a new Community Stage filled with local entertainers, an expanded food court, dance tents, an art show and a LGBT history exhibit. 

THIS  YEAR – Kick off  Party  starts  TODAY  April 22.
Event: PRIDE Celebration Kick-Off Party  [21+] 
Location: Charlie’s Las Vegas (
Map It)
5012 S. Arville St., Las Vegas, NV 89118
Date: Thursday, April 22, 2010   Time: 9pm

ARTrageous Vegas
Location:
The Aruba Hotel & Spa (
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1215 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89104
Date: Friday, April 23, 2010      Time: 6pm to 4am     Admission: $20

SATURDAY  April  24th –
Women’s Picnic Sponsored by Betty’s Outrageous Adventures
Location: Lone Mountain Park, Group Area “A”
4445 N Jensen St., Las Vegas, NV 89129
Date: Saturday, April 24, 2010      Time: Noon to 5pm 

 NGRA’s Salute To The Grand Ole Opry [21+]        Location: Badlands Saloon
953 East Sahara Avenue, Suite B-22, Las Vegas, NV 89104
Date: Saturday, April 24, 2010     Time: 9:00pm

                 

SUNDAY   April 25th – 

     AFAN Aids Walk
Location: World Market Center Parking Lot (
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495 S. Grand Central Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89106

Date: Sunday, April 25, 2010     Time: 8am
Information:
Join with Las Vegas PRIDE and become a participant at the AFAN Aids Walk.  When you register to walk, make sure to join the “Las Vegas PRIDE (SNAPI)” team.

HRC Family ReUNION Picnic
Location:
World Market Center Parking Lot (
Map It)
495 S. Grand Central Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89106

Date:
Sunday, April 25, 2010     Time: Immediately following the AFAN Aids Walk
More Information: Las Vegas HRC Website

PLUS …Lots  of  parties, all week long and the big  parade celebration

2010 PRIDE Parade (Volunteer Opportunities!)
Location: Downtown Las Vegas Parade Route
Grandstand at 4th St. and Bridger Ave.
Date: Friday, April 30, 2010
Time: 8pm

And parties continue thru Sunday May 2nd.
Get all the  details  online  at 
LAS VEGAS  PRIDE

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