This year, Las Vegas Pride is teaming up with Vegas Women’s Fest and Lesbians Love Travel, among others, to bring several Pride events specifically designed for the ladies. From Oct. 6-13, the week is jampacked with official and unofficial women’s events. Ranging from free to $50 VIP packages. The events include picnicking, dancing, live music, swimming and drag performances. Let the fun begin.
►Oct. 6 – The Official Women’s Pride Picnic, Lone Mountain Park, 4445 N. Jensen St., Area A, 1- 5 p.m., free
Brought to you by Vegas Women’s Fest and Las Vegas Pride this picnic/barbecue is a free event for the women’s community. All are welcome including kids and friendly dogs on leashes (no longer than 6 feet). Burgers, hotdogs (meat and plant-based), sodas and water will be provided, while supplies last. You are also welcome to bring your own food to the barbecue. Bring your own chair and BYOB (21+ only, no glass).
►Oct. 9 – LEZ Get Empowered, Pour Coffeehouse, 6811 S. Eastern Ave., 6 to 8 p.m., $5
Hosted by Nadia Charles, this LEZ Vegas in Motion Meetup Group is about connecting like-minded women to form meaningful friendships and a support network. Please RSVP on the Meetup page.
Women’s Fest, Lesbians Love
Travel to host weeklong activities
►Oct. 10 – Mama’s Black Sheep Concert, The Center, 401 S. Maryland Parkway, TIME, 7 p.m., free, visit vegassomensfest.com
Vegas Women’s Fest and Las Vegas Pride present recording artists, Mama’s Black Sheep. The soulful female duo of singer-songwriters Ashland Miller (guitar/vocals) and Laura Cerulli (drums/vocals) will present a wide array of originals as well as cover tunes. Special guest will be Andrea Bensmiller.
►Oct. 11 – Kings of Pride Drag King Show, The Artifice, 1025 S. 1st St., after Pride Parade, free.
Presented by Tatiana Lewis, this all-new show features 14 drag kings, including Max Stache, Anthony Cockatori and Tom Kat. The event will be held directly after the parade.
►Oct. 11 – Official Ladies After-Parade Party, location TBA, 10 p.m.-3 a.m., $10 cover charge before midnight
Continue your Pride fun at the Official Ladies After-Parade Party with D.J. Skye and hosted by Londun Bee. Last year’s party had over 400 attendees. Follow on FaceBook: Londun Bee for event updates!
►Oct. – Grown & Sexy Night Out, Place on 7th at 115 N. 7th St. in downtown Las Vegas, 9 a.m., locals admission is $20.
Join Lesbians Love Travel as these hot-outta-town-ladies party down at this official Pride women’s party. The event will feature a live D.J.
►Oct. 13 – Ultimate Vegas Rooftop Pool Party, The Plaza at 1 N. Main St. in downtown Las Vegas, 1-5 p.m., locals price is $20 for general admission, $50 for VIP
Lesbians Love Travel will hold a rooftop pool party with a live DJ. VIP packages includes cabana seating, cocktail and food catering.