Special Report: Pride 2018

Sonoma County Pride – June 1 through 3, 2018

This year’s Sonoma County Pride celebration happens at Courthouse Square in Santa Rosa.  Events are happening all three days with the parade and festival on Saturday, June 2.

Napa County Pride Events

Oakland A’s Pride Night

Vallejo Pride – June 15 and 16, 2018

June 15th & 16th – Pride Bonfire and Retreat
The Mare Island Nature Preserve hosts the Vallejo Pride Bonfire and Retreat.  Join us for a weekend of hiking, biking, barbecue, and settle down for an evening of music in the welcome center.  Bring your own barbeque and refreshments. Bikes available for rent. Book your campsite at hipcamp.com.  Camp sights near parking and the visitors center is limited, so be sure to sign up as soon as they’re available (April 15th).

Friday 2pm -Saturday 12pm
1595 Railroad Ave, Vallejo, CA 94592

June 16th – Vallejo Pride Ball
Dance Unlimited hosts the Vallejo Pride Ball benefiting Hollotta’s Tymes annual AIDS/LIFECycle.  Presenting Adolph Manuel, it is going to be a Drag Affair – A Drag King and Queen will be named! Group discounts are available when you book a table for eight.  Looking for places to dine? Become a VIP Sponsor and book a fully catered table of eight! DJ Keith Thompson will see you on the dance floor. Join the Hollotta for the after party at the Townhouse.
Saturday 7pm-10pm
510 Georgia St, Vallejo, CA 94590
Looking for ways to volunteer this Spring?  Searching for 2 volunteers for the Bonfire and Retreat, and 4 volunteers for the Pride Ball.
Sponsor the Vallejo Pride Ball?  Reply with details about your organization. Dance Unlimited lobby booth space starting at $40 per table.

Local artists interested in sharing their works of Pride, join us at the Pride Bonfire and Retreat. Set up in the visitors center 12pm-2pm Friday, June 15th. Donate to Mare Island at the welcome desk. Contact Andrew directly if you’re interested in donating a performance in the visitors center.


Andrew Pembroke
Vallejo Pride Event Coordinator
Myrna Hayes
Mare Island Nature Preserve
Natalia Clark
Dance Unlimited

Frameline 42 – LGBT Film Festival – June 14 – 24, 2018

This is the largest LGBT film festival in the world.  Films will be shown in San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley.  The entire schedule will be available May 22.  Order tickets at www.frameline.org

San Francisco Pride – June 23 and 24, 2018

The annual San Francisco pride celebration is one of the largest in the world. The festivities include a two day festival at San Francisco Civic Center and a huge parade on Sunday morning. In addition to the official celebration, there are pride related events happening all month long.

One of the highlights of the annual San Francisco pride celebration is the Frameline Film Festival. Each year this festival features some of the best LGBT films you will see on the big screen. This year’s film festival runs June 15 through June 25, 2017. Click Here To Learn More

Plan Your Trip Into San Francisco

Where to stay in San Francisco for Pride

The best way to get to San Francisco Pride is by public transportation. BART operates extra long trains throughout the weekend and Golden Gate Ferry offers special ferry service to get you to the parade right on time.

Click Here To Plan Your Trip On BART

Click Here To Plan Your Trip On Golden Gate Ferry (Coming Soon!)

All About San Francisco Pride

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