Kitsap Pride 2019

Kitsap Pride 2019 • Stonewall 50

Saturday, July 20, 2019
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Evergreen Park
Bremerton

Kitsap Pride is a festival celebrating the LGBTQ+ community in Kitsap County. This year our festival will feature two stages of entertainment including live music, a beer/cocktail garden, food vendors, 50 local exhibitors, Olympic College art project, and kids activities. Our location is beautiful Evergreen Park which has plenty of room for you to lay out a beach blanket and picnic on the grass.


Jump to: Entertainment, Food and Drink, Special Features, Sunday Drag Queen Brunch, Sponsors, Exhibitors, Directions, Accomodations.

Entertainment

Our headliner is Tacocat! Seattle’s best sequin punk, platform pop, glitter-core confetti rock, and neon + floral joy-wave…

Our main stage will also feature Kitsap-based duo Megan and Heidi, The Larger Than Life Roxy Renee Ross and local drag performers, drag queen story time, and more!

Our community stage will feature Queerly Beloved, Dungeons and Dragonflies doing numbers from Rocky Horror Picture Show, as well as community discussions, self defense training, and more!

Check back for details and stage times.

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Food and Drink

Kitsap Pride Beer Garden – Beer on tap, wine, Tito’s Handmade Vodka mixed drinks and slushees, Rainier Beer, and more.

Mad Moose Pizza – Returning for their second third year this crowd favorite bakes brick oven pizzas right in the park.

CJs Evergreen General Store – A Kitsap Pride institution, CJs will be grilling up hamburgers, veggies burgers, and more.

Egg Roll Hut – Serving pan-Asian fare including egg rolls, lumpia, and noodles.

Sno Ryder – Nothing better than a snow cone on a hot summer day!

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Special Features

Kids Activities – We are working on family friendly activities throughout the day including the return of Drag Queen Story Time, projects with local churches, and more!

Teen Library Meetup – The Kitsap Regional Library is hosting a teen meetup in the park. More info here.

Free HIV Testing – Kitsap Pride is teaming with the Kitsap Public Health District to bring free HIV testing to Evergreen Park. Come by early to get a free HIV test with results in just a couple minutes.

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Mimosas & Marys!

Join us on Sunday, July 21 for a show featuring a great cast of performers at the Historic Roxy Theatre in downtown Bremerton.

Tickets | More Info

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Sponsors

We couldn’t put on Kitsap Pride without the support of our sponsors.

Major Sponsors

Siren’s – Thank you to Siren’s for being a major sponsor of Kitsap Pride! Check out their pride after-party on July 20th or stop in for over 250 beers(!) and pizza.

Tito’s Vodka and Rainier Beer – Thank you for being sponsors of the Wine, Beer, and Tito’s Vodka garden again this year.

Event Day Sponsors

Northwest Washington Family Medicine Residency Program – A community-based residency serving, and training to serve, the primary care needs of Northwest Washington.

United Healthcare – UnitedHealthcare offers health insurance plans to meet the needs of individuals and employers.

Victor Thompson Agency – Here at the Thompson Agency, we believe in, “giving you peace of mind one policy at a time.” We believe each person’s life story is unique. We take the time to listen and tailor your coverage specifically for you and your family, where your needs comes first.

Pot Zone – Port Orchard based marijuana and cannabis dealer.

Kitsap Safe Schools – Visit their booth for free posters, visibility stickers and other materials for your school.

Organizational Sponsors

Actual Chiropractic – Gig Harbor based chiropractor – At Actual Chiropractic we focus on treating the cause of your pain instead of the symptoms. So you can get back to your life and living it.

Many of our sponsors will have exhibitor booths at the festival. Go by and let them know how much you appreciate their support!

If you would like to be a sponsor of Kitsap Pride 2019, we still have opportunities available. Contact fletcher@kitsappride.org today.

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Exhibitors

50 exhibitors will form a ring around the festival. Be sure to walk the circuit and check out all the great local non-profits, businesses, and artisans who are supportive of our LGBTQ+ community. Show them some love!

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Directions

Evergreen Park is located at “1500 Park Ave, Bremerton”. The festival is at the south end of the park near the intersection of Pacific Ave and Sheldon Blvd.

Parking There is parking at Evergreen Park and throughout the surrounding neighborhood. Please reserve the lot at the end of Pacific Ave for those who need accessible parking.

Do not park in the areas reserved for boat trailers!

Olympic College Parking – Olympic College is providing parking at their campus off Warren Ave, a short walk from the park.

From the Ferry

Evergreen Park is located near the Bremerton Ferry Terminal with access from the Seattle/Bremerton auto ferry, fast passenger ferry, and the Port Orchard passenger ferry.

Walking – Head to the left out of the Bremerton Ferry Terminal straight up Pacific Ave about 10 blocks.

Driving – Go through the tunnel, turn right on Warren Ave. Turn right on 11th or 13th Ave or park at Olympic College.

Transit

Several Kitsap Transit buses serve Evergreen Park on Saturday. The #11 Crosstown Limited via the 15th/16th and Warren stops. And the #24 Olympic College via the Broadway and 16th stop.

Driving

Take the Kitsap Way exit off WA 3. At Warren Ave either turn left on Park Ave for the park and neighborhood parking or turn left on Warren Ave and find parking at Olympic College.

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Accommodations

If you’re coming from out of town and would like to stay for the whole festival there are two hotels in downtown Bremerton that are convenient to all our events.

Fairfield Inn and Suites

Hampton Inn and Suites