Watertown Pride

Colorful flyer with the text, “Watertown Pride Extravaganza: Saturday, 6/4 | 11 AM — 4 PM"

SATURDAY, 6/4 | SALTONSTALL PARK | 11 AM – 4 PM


Be yourself, change the world! The Watertown Pride Extravaganza is an inclusive, all-ages event that celebrates and advocates for our LGBTQIA+ communities, free and open to everyone. By coming together, we will strengthen our ties and highlight the vibrant, diverse groups within our city, which contribute to the well-being of all. Join the fun!

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All ages are welcome to join the mini parade from WFPL to the Saltonstall Park mainstage. Meet in front of the Library at  and dress festively! 


WHAT'S HAPPENING ON JUNE 4


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Drag King Emcee: 
Alli ShortForAllister


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Welcome Speaker:
Taj Smith

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Musical Guest: 
JP Honk

A person in a black t-shirt that says, Spread Love.

Zumba Dance Break: 
Darren Hairston

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House Band:
The School of Rock

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Make Free Crafts!
Meet Local Organizations!


MORE EVENTS AT THE LIBRARY IN JUNE


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LGBTQ+ PRIDE STORIES with SPEAKOUT BOSTON
Thursday, June 9

A panel from SpeakOUT Boston will discuss gender fluidity, go over the importance of correct pronoun usage and etiquette, and answer questions from the audience about LGBTQ+ identities.

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"MORE THAN A DRAG STORY"
with QUYEN TRAN

Thursday, June 16

Quyen, a Vietnamese refugee, draws on life experiences to bring Jayden Jamison to life while connecting the themes of intersectionality, masculinity, sexual orientation and identity.

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JOURNEY TO ACCEPTANCE with GBPFLAG
Tuesday, June 21

A panel will share stories about their road—often a rocky road—to accepting their children's gender fluidity and sexuality. The panel will include perspectives from both parents and their children.

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FILM SCREENING:
MAJOR!

Monday, June 27

"MAJOR!" is a documentary film about the life and campaigns of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a Black transgender elder and activist. Offered as part of WFPL's free Movie Mondays series.


GOOD TO KNOW


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Wait, where?

The Watertown Pride Extravaganza will take place in Saltonstall Park, adjacent to Watertown City Hall. 149 Main Street, Watertown, MA 02472. View the festival map or the parking map.


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Three Ways to Get Involved

Want to help out? Volunteer, apply for a table at Pride, or make a donation
Email cconkey@watertown-ma.gov for more information.


BROUGHT TO YOU BY...


The Watertown Pride Extravaganza is hosted by the Watertown Free Public Library and the Watertown Public Arts and Culture Committee 
with support from the Mass Cultural Council, the Watertown Commission on Disability, and the Watertown Savings Bank.

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