Loud & Proud Queer Dance Party
Saturday, June 16, 9:30 p.m. to close, $5 to $10 at the door
Mercury Cafe, 2199 California Street
Inclusivity flies its rainbow-colored freak flag at the Merc for the Loud & Proud Queer Dance Party, an eighteen+ soirée that truly serves the entire LGBTQIA+ spectrum after fun in the sun at the first day of PrideFest. Hosted by Bravo! Zine, emceed by Hairy Bradshaw, performances by Lunette Cassette and Aqua Fina, and spins by DJs Buddy Bravo and Lauren A. Zwicky; the dance party forms a friendly bridge between Saturday and Sunday PrideFest events. Rainbow attire recommended!
2018 Pink Party
Saturday, June 16, 6 to 10 p.m.
Tracks Denver/Exdo Event Center, 3500 Walnut Street
$50 in advance, $60 at the door (discounted entry into Tracks available for an additional $10)
The nonprofit GLBTQ advocacy group One Colorado steps into the Pride game with a 21+ Pink Party benefit, the price of which funds political actions and includes a membership card. Shmooze and enjoy the open bar; after 10 p.m., you can take advantage of the discounted $10 entry into Tracks for the big Action Pride party.