Friday, June 12, 2009

Pridefest Weekend

Last night at Morningside Park in Nob Hill, City Councilor Rey Garduño spoke to the crowd at the LBGT candlelight vigil.

Here is the schedule of events for the rest of the weekend, provided by Self Serve in Nob Hill.

Friday, June 12
4:30- 7 pm ABQ Dyke March returns! details at
5:00 - 10:00 p.m. Attractions, Booths, Pride Concert; Expo New Mexico
8 pm at Exhale: See Shannell from RuPaul's Drag Race, Burlesque, Drag and more! 21+ buy tickets now!

Saturday, June 13
10:30 a.m. Pride Parade- Watch at Self Serve with DJ Nicolatron, meet new friends, byo breakfast and beverages, water and sunscreen provided.
10:30 a.m.-8:00 pm Self Serve is OPEN for business! Stop in after the parade... and visit our Pridefest booth
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Pridefest; Expo New Mexico, Visit the Self Serve Booth!
8 p.m. Fire Womyn Dance Party at Black Bird Buvette with Outdoor Stage! 509 Central Ave NW btw 5th & 6th,
See beatboxer Saywut, September Smith and more! details at

Sunday, June 14
7:30 pm NM Gay Men's Chorus Concert: As Gay as it Gets
For more info and tickets, go to

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Thursday 6/11, Dedication of GLBT Memorial Sculpture in Nob Hill

from Democracy for New Mexico

From Albuquerque Pride: Every year the Albuquerque Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) community commemorates pride and identity with Pridefest. Pridefest is comprised of a wide variety of events including pageants, concerts, family activities, dancing and the most fun parade in all of New Mexico. The first Albuquerque Pridefest event took place in 1977 with fewer than 100 participants. Last year an estimated 30,000 people attended the three‐day Pridefest which is run and organized by Albuquerque Pride, a not for profit organization. Continue reading here.

Thursday schedule of Pride events:
6:00 PM: Morningside Park GLBT Memorial Art Sculpture Dedication
6:30 PM: Pride Candlelight Vigil
9:00 PM: Reception at Albuquerque Social Club

Additional Pridefest events will take place Friday and Saturday, June 12-13. Click for a complete schedule of 2009 Pride events.