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.
Kitsap Pride is looking for drag performers for the 2023 Pride Festival on Saturday, July 22nd at Gordon Field, part of the Kitsap County Fairgrounds, in Bremerton.
The local drag scene has really exploded in recent years. We are looking to showcase local performers and have added time to the schedule.
Use the link below to submit yourself for consideration before June 15th.
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Vendor registration for Kitsap Pride 2023 is now open. This year’s festival will be held at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds on Saturday, July 22rd. We plan for a similar layout as last year with additional room for more vendors and more food vendors. We are planning for 5,000 visitors throughout the day this year.
Vendor Information – Click here for more information about becoming a vendor at Kitsap Pride. We have room for food vendors, businesses, non-profits (including clubs), and artisans. This is a great way to reach the LGBTQ+ community in Kitsap County.
Sponsor Kitsap Pride – Kitsap Pride is a free festival largely because of the generous support of our sponsors! We offer sponsorships starting at $500 as part of the vendor application or click here to find out more about sponsoring Kitsap Pride at whatever level is appropriate for you.
Thank you for your support in the Great Give. We raised over a thousand dollars to support our local PRIDE! Community support is so important to an organization like ours and we incredibly thankful that our community comes through for us.
Support your local PRIDE! Use the form below the fold to donate to Kitsap Pride Network through the Kitsap Great Give. Your donation will be processed on May 2nd and will make Kitsap Pride eligible for matching funds and prizes throughout the day. Continue reading “Kitsap Great Give”
Many people are feeling anxious about what is ahead for our community. Lots of other emotions to deal with as well. The key is that we have built a community to help us move forward together. Stronger Together. Let’s continue to be there for each other. Let’s go out of our way to connect with each other, but especially to those who may be more isolated.
We’ve faced tough times and stood up to bullies before and we can do it again. We will get through this with the help, support, and love of each other.
Kitsap Pride is working on a Winter Pride event. Let us know what you feel you need and what we can do to help as we move forward.
Take some inspiration from the words of Martin Luther King Jr: “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.”
Kitsap Pride Network Board of Directors
We are Proud to announce that our headliner for the Kitsap Pride stage on Saturday, July 16th at Evergreen Park is Vicci Martinez.
Vicci Martinez is a recording artist known for passionate performances, powerhouse vocals, and forging her own path—independently releasing music and touring the country for years before being a finalist on the first season of The Voice, NBC’s primetime singing competition, in 2011. On the show, she was mentored by CeeLo Green and they released a single together, “Come Along,” for her major label debut, “Vicci.”
The 31-year-old singer and songwriter from Tacoma lept into the national spotlight when she finished third in NBC’s singing competition “The Voice” in 2011.
A graduate of Stadium High School, Martinez has 10 albums to her credit, including the 2015 self-released “I Am Vicci.”
Martinez has been touring the United States and Europe the past five years. She has performed with artists including Sting, Annie Lennox, B.B. King, The Doobie Brothers, Jonny Lang, Michael Franti, Train, Colbie Caillat and Ed Sheeran. Her music is raw, personal, and powerful. She has returned to releasing music independently with a new found energy and urgency, a new ferocity. On May 1, 2015, she released I Am Vicci Martinez, Its lead single, “Bad News Breaker,” made its debut to nine million viewers on an episode of The Voice. She is currently writing and producing independently on her new record for a release in fall/winter 2016.
TICKETS ON SALE NOW – a fundraiser for Kitsap Pride Twenty
Known for her raw, powerhouse performances, Kim Archer has attracted a large and loyal following of fans with her vocally-driven soulful rock and honest songwriting. Whether she’s playing a premier venue with her tight band band, or an intimate club for a solo show, Archer never disappoints. With guitar in hand she commands the stage playing her own original songs, or conjuring up a whole new vibe on vintage hits so that they sound fresh and wonderfully different.
Thursday, June 30 at 7 PM
Clearwater Casino Resort
15347 Suquamish Way NE
Suquamish, Washington 98392
Get Tickets – VIP, Reserved and General Admission.
Help support your local pride by donating $20 at Kitsap Great Give this Tuesday, May 3rd. Either use the form below or visit the Kitsap Great Give using one of the links below for more information. Kitsap Great Give is a program by the Kitsap Community Foundation which helps fund local non-profits through community donations. Support Kitsap Pride this year with a $20 donation (or any amount) and browse the site to see other organizations to support.
Kitsap Pride Network is marking our 20th year of Kitsap Pride celebration on Saturday, July 16 in Evergreen Park. You can be a part of this celebration by donating $20 for our 20th year! We are planning an ambitious series of twenty events leading up to our main celebration. We hope to reach out to all the different members of our community and to promote all the different organizations which help LGBTQ residents of Kitsap County year round. Your donation can help make this happen.
Thank you for your support.
The Caravan of GLAM, Portland Oregon’s Queer Cabaret Troupe, will be debuting at The Point Casino in Kingston Washington on Friday, October 3rd.
The Caravan of GLAM is the #1 traveling Drag & Burlesque Troupe on the Coast. Check them out at: www.caravanofglam.com
Doors will open at 7:00pm for cocktails with the cast. The show starts at 8:00pm and will run 2.5 hours featuring 2 dozen acts. A limited number of VIP front & center reserved seats are available for $20. General Admission is $10 in advance; $15 at the door.
Tickets are available through The Point Casino website. www.the-point-casino.com
The Caravan of GLAM consists of a rotating cast of over 50 performers from all over the Pacific Northwest, from Seattle to San Francisco. Our troupe consists of all genres of performers: Drag, Burlesque (Male and Female), S&M, Acrobats, Comedians, Live Singers, Gymnasts, and Sideshow performers just to name a few.
The show’s producer, Justin Buckles, has nearly 15 years of experience in film, television, and live event production having lived in Los Angeles and worked on such shows as American Idol, So You Think You Can Dance, Gene Simmons Family Jewels, and other productions. “Get ready for a show unlike anything that you’ve seen. My shows are very interactive and audience driven. We will be down in the crowd, we will bring people up on stage, we will be showing a lot of skin, and we will have something for everyone. This will be a fantastic show filled with oohs, aahs, and things that will blow your mind. This is NOT your regular drag show, this is the Caravan of GLAM.” -Justin Buckles
A portion of each ticket will support the Kitsap Pride Network. www.kitsappride.org