‹‹ V.19 No.23 | June 10 - 16, 2010


Albuquerque Pride Parade and PrideFest Schedule

Thursday, June 10

7 p.m. Candlelight Vigil at Morningside Park (3899 Lead SE) with special guest Tyra Sanchez.

Friday, June 11

All PrideFest Events are at Expo New Mexico (300 San Pedro NE). Gates open at 5 p.m.
5 p.m. Pride Archives open
5 p.m. Pride Art Show opens
5:30 p.m. Pride Idol registration
6 p.m. Pet Parade registration opens

Main Stage Entertainment, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Soiree Entertainment
Shannon Haynes
Blue Moon
BeBe Zahara Benet
Martha Wash

Saturday, June 12

Pride Parade
7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Pride Parade line up at UNM
10:30 a.m. Ribbon-cutting ceremony (Girard and Central)
10:30 a.m. Pride Parade (along Central from Girard to San Pedro)

All PrideFest events are at Expo New Mexico (300 San Pedro NE). Gates open at 11 a.m.
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Family and Youth Area (1 p.m. The Bird Lady)
11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Pride Car Show, Pride Archives, Pride Art Show, food, booths
1 to 3 p.m. Queer Bake-Off
1 to 3 p.m. Pride dance lessons
1 to 4 p.m. Dance Tent with DJ Flo-Fader
3 p.m. Poetry slam
7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Youth Dance in the dance tent, under-21 only

Main Stage Entertainment, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Shannon Haynes
Ro & Entourage
Grand Marshal Mike Ruiz
Special Guests
April Ball
Full Moon Dance Crew
Becky Alter
Albuquerque Kings Club

PrideFest tickets are $11 per day in advance through or $15 at the gate each day. Children 12-and-under are free. The Pride Parade is free.