June 28 to June 30: Queer/Pride Festival

With the queen of sugar trap, Rico Nasty, global icon Shea Couleé and “RuPaul’s Drag Race” superstars (and more!), the Queer/Pride Festival is gearing up for an unforgettable celebration of love, community and pride this summer in Seattle. The exciting event will take place from June 28 to June 30 in Capitol Hill.  

Set to be the highlight of the summer in Seattle, the Queer/Pride Festival will take place in Seattle’s charming Capitol Hill neighborhood from June 28 to June 30. This three-day celebration will feature an assortment of exciting entertainment, from art displays, live music performances, indoor and outdoor bars, local food trucks, giveaways, immersive photo ops and more in the name of love. 

“Our mission is to create a safe and fun space for our Pacific Northwest LGBTQIAPK+ community to celebrate our culture, honor our history, strengthen our unity and recognize our diversity,” says Joey Burgess, who, along with his husband and business partner, Murf, own many of Capitol Hill’s most recognized businesses, in a press release. “We strive to generate Queer visibility throughout our festival, Seattle and the nation.”

Music Lineup: 

Friday, June 28, from 5 to 11 p.m.:

Santigold: Known for a groundbreaking fusion of punk, hip-hop, reggae and more.

La Goony Chonga: A Cuban-American rapper bringing a unique blend of trap and reggaeton to the stage.

Shea Couleé: An internationally renowned drag superstar and activist.


Saturday, June 29, from 4 to 11 p.m.:

Tegan and Sara: A multi-award-winning indie pop twin sister duo.

Perfume Genius: Seattle local with an eclectic range from piano ballads to glam rock.

Juliette and the Licks: A rock band led by the incomparable Juliette Lewis.

Sunday, June 30, from 2 to 10 p.m.:

Rico Nasty: A singer embodying sugar trap aesthetic.

Slayyyter: A pop icon whose music resonates with Lady Gaga and Charli XCX fans.

Coco & Breezy: Twin sisters and masters of the dance floor, Coco & Breezy play club-ready tracks inspired by their Afro-Latina heritage. 

But the excitement doesn’t stop there—the Queer/Pride Festival will also feature a diverse array of talent, from drag queens Alaska Thunderfuck, Roxxxy Andrews and Detox from “RuPaul’s Drag Race” to local favorites like Ruby Mimosa’s BurlesKaraoke and the Queer/Bar resident cast members, Jane Don’t, Cali the Stali and more.

Tickets for all three days range from $169 to $189 per person; VIP for all three days starts at $299; and single-day tickets are $59. VIP admission includes priority entry for all three days, access to a private air-conditioned lounge with private bar and bathrooms, and two drink tickets per day. Queer/Pride Festival is a 21-plus event. 

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit queerpridefestival.com.

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