2024 Theme: AUTHENTIC

Step into the spotlight of authenticity at Kitsap Pride 2024, where we delve into the profound impact of being true to oneself. Scientific studies reveal that authenticity transcends mere emotion; it’s a fundamental aspect of well-being, even surpassing the depths of love itself.

Join us on July 20th as we explore the transformative potential of embracing our true selves. Come and participate in this day of unity, acceptance, and genuine connection, where authenticity reigns supreme. Let’s celebrate the beauty of being exactly who we are, and ignite a ripple effect of empowerment in our communities. Mark your calendars and save the date for Kitsap Pride 2024!

Don’t miss out on this extraordinary journey of self-discovery and acceptance!

Pink Prom 2024

Proud to Present: Pink Prom

For ages 14-20 | Pink Prom is on!

Presented for the first time by Kitsap Pride, and hosted by Katrina Duall, Pink Prom is at the Boys & Girls Club – Bremerton Branch. Our theme, ‘Let Your True Colors Bloom,’ matches the upcoming 2024 Kitsap Pride Festival’s theme of authenticity.

LGBTQIA+ youth and allies 14-20, come as your true self and celebrate! Pink Prom is a place where you can dance with whoever brings you joy, friends, groups, anyone you choose; you are welcome here—every gender, orientation, and relationship.

Join us for a night of dancing, fun, and being your amazing self! See you there! 

Date & Time: June 14, 7-10 pm
Cost: $15 online or $20 at the door.
Extras: Pizza and beverages provided.

Photo ID Required: This can be a state or military-issued ID, or a Photo ID from a local school for the 2023-2024 school year.

Cost should not be a barrier: Please message us on Facebook or email pinkprom@kitsappride.org if you need assistance.

RSVP and share on Facebook.

Now until June 14, all donations made to Kitsap Pride will go to support this and other youth events. Pink Prom is a safe space our youth need. Help us keep this tradition alive now, and for years to come. 

Seeking Performers

Are you ready to bring your charisma, uniqueness, nerve, and talent to Kitsap Pride? We’re on the lookout for fabulous entertainers to join our lineup for our upcoming festival. Whether you’re a seasoned performer or a rising star, we want to hear from you!

At Kitsap Pride, we celebrate diversity and elevate LGBTQ+ voices through electrifying performances, and we want you to be a part of the magic. From lip-syncing divas to captivating dancers, we welcome all forms of drag artistry.

If you’re ready to shine on stage and help us create an unforgettable experience for our community, we want to hear from you! Reach out to us today to learn more and secure your spot in the spotlight at Kitsap Pride.

Join us in spreading love, acceptance, and fabulousness at Kitsap Pride!

APPLICATION

Vendor Registration is OPEN

Vendor registration for Kitsap Pride 2024 is now open. This year’s festival will be held at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds on Saturday, July 20th. We plan for a similar layout as last year and are planning for 5,000 visitors throughout the day this year.

We offer separate vendor applications for Food Vendors, Business Vendors, Non-Profit Vendors (including clubs), and Artisans. Please use the most appropriate application so we get the information we need. Write to vendors@kitsappride.org if you have any questions about which application to use.

Sponsor Kitsap Pride

We offer sponsorships starting at $500 for businesses and non-profits. This is available as an upgrade to your vendor registration and includes preferred placement at the festival and recognition in our social media and at the festival. If you would like to find out more about this or other sponsorship opportunities please look at our Sponsorships page or write to sponsors@kitsappride.org.

Vendor Application

Our applications are being handled through Eventeny. This streamlines the process and allows you to provide us with more information upfront, like your logo and marketing photos. We assign booth locations in part based on how early we receive your completed applications. Last year we had to activate a wait list in June so try to get your application in earlier if you can. If you have any questions please write to vendors@kitsappride.org.

General Information – https://www.eventeny.com/events/kitsap-pride-2024-9130/

Food Vendors – https://www.eventeny.com/events/vendor/?id=16024

Businesses – https://www.eventeny.com/events/vendor/?id=16025

Non-Profits (and clubs) – https://www.eventeny.com/events/vendor/?id=16026

Artisans – https://www.eventeny.com/events/vendor/?id=16027

Save the Date

Kitsap Pride returns to the Kitsap County Fairgrounds on Saturday, July 20. We are planning for 5,000 participants and will be launching 2024 information for vendors, entertainers and sponsors.

How to Best Enjoy Pride

We are so excited to bring you the 2023 Kitsap Pride event at Gordon Fields (part of the Kitsap County Fairgrounds) in Bremerton, WA on Saturday, July 22 from 2 PM to 9 PM.

But first, on Friday Night we are opening the bar at 8:00 pm for a pre-FUNK party. Come join us for a summer evening of fun and frolic. 21+ NO COVER.

OK, back to Saturday – We have a great lineup on our Pride Stage including a bevy of local performers.

2:00 Welcome & Purple Passion Swing Band
3:15 local singer-songwriter ILA,
4:00 Satonya, Tristan Relentless, Alexxus Carr, Sacred Heart, Victoria Joy, Clara Voyance, Alexander AllaSTAR, & Hannah St. James
5:30 DJ Woodrow Low (presented by C89.5fm)
7:00 BeautyBoiz
8:30 CarLarans

We have 100 Vendors, a Food, and a Bar area. Bring a blanket or camp chairs. Charis will be allowed on the back half of the Pride Lawn. We have some cute blankets for sale at the Kitsap Pride store. Bring a water bottle and use our refill station. We have expanded the lawn and the food area. No tents, canopies, or umbrellas are permitted. We love dogs but with the crowds, we think they may be happier at home. No Smoking is allowed in the festival area.

We have a TEEN SPACE and KIDS ZONE each hosted by Kitsap Regional Library and the Boys & Girls Club of South Puget Sound.

Parking is available throughout the fairgrounds complex. There are other events happening at the fairgrounds. We are at Gordon Fields. It is the Westernmost part of the complex.

This year we wanted to honor the legacy of our neighbor and friend the late Patrick HaggertyLavender Country, led by singer and songwriter Patrick Haggerty, released what it widely considered the first openly gay country album in 1973. So join us for a Lavender Hoedown.

We have a great T-shirt and some stickers with our Y’all Means All design. Plus, we will have some of last year’s T’s that didn’t make it before the festival.

We have our 21+ (w/ID) bar sponsored by Tito’s Vodka and Silver City Brewery. We will have Frozen Tito Ritas and Frosé along with Tito’s cocktails and beer (including the Silver City Nice Day IPA Pride Edition can.

We also have expanded food offerings with an expanded layout with more room for food and watching the stage.

2023 Kitsap Pride Poster & More

We are so excited to bring you the 2023 Kitsap Pride event at Gordon Fields (part of the Kitsap County Fairgrounds) in Bremerton, WA on Saturday, July 22 from 2 PM to 9 PM.

We have a great lineup on our Pride Stage. Kicking it off with the Purple Passion Swing Band, Local singer-songwriter ILA, 9 local drag Kings & Queens, DJ Woodrow Low (presented by C89.5fm), the BeautyBoiz, and wrapping up with CarLarans.

This year we wanted to honor the legacy of our neighbor and friend the late Patrick Haggerty. Lavender Country, led by singer and songwriter Patrick Haggerty, released what it widely considered the first openly gay country album in 1973. So join us for a Lavender Hoedown.

We have a great T-shirt and some stickers with our Y’all Means All logo. Plus, we will have some of last year’s T’s that didn’t make it before the festival.

We have our 21+ (w/ID) bar sponsored by Tito’s Vodka and Silver City Brewery. We will have Frozen Tito Ritas and Frosé along with cocktails and beer (including the Silver City Nice Day IPA Pride Edition can.

We also have expanded food offerings with an expanded layout with more room for food and watching the stage. Plus more vendors than ever!

Community partners have come together to create a Teen Space and a Kid Zone.

Thank you to our Major Sponsors ($2,000+)

Thank you to our Day Sponsors ($1,000+)

Media Partner

Community Partners

Thank you to our Community Sponsors ($500+)

Special Thanks

We couldn’t do it without the volunteers and sponsors who make this happen. This is our 27th year and support just keeps growing. Thank you. On behalf of the Kitsap Pride Board of Directors. See you at Pride.

2023 Sponsors

A huge thank you to the Sponsors of Kitsap Pride 2023. We couldn’t put on a free public event without the support of these organizations. Please let them know you appreciate their support of the LGBTQ+ community. Most of them will be joining us on July 22 at the fairgrounds.

Volunteer Opportunities

Visit our Volunteer page to find out more and click on the link to get signed up. It can be very rewarding to be a part of creating this community event. We can’t do it without our amazing volunteers.