Emporia PRIDE Shirts

Order Emporia PRIDE Fest shirts By Clicking Here. Shirts are $20 and range in size from Extra Small – 3XL. Youth sizes can be purchased in the purple option. Shirts can be purchased online or at the Emporia Main Street office at 727 Commercial Street.

Pride Choir Announcement and Rehearsal Schedule








The Emporia PRIDE Choir is back for Friday Pride Live on June 9th! There will be three rehearsals prior to the performance:

Tuesday, May 23 from 6:00 – 8:00pm
Thursday, May 25 from 6:00 – 8:00pm
Tuesday, June 6 from 6:00 – 9:00pm
All rehearsals will be held in the choir room at Beach Hall on campus. It’s room 132 in Beach Hall (one of the rooms in the rotunda)

This is completely free to participate…so please tell anyone and everyone that you think would be a great addition to the group!

Click HERE to register.

June 1st: Shake Out Coffee Ride 2023

Register online at www.unboundgravel.com/shake-out-rides
Thank you GU Energy Labs for sponsoring this ride organized by Yuri Hauswald to benefit Bloom House, and big thanks to Gravel City Roasters where we will be set up selling stickers, Camelbak water bottles, and T-shirts to order - all with the "Love Is Here To Stay" design by the incomparable @lisacongdon !! There are really no words to convey our gratitude!
Register online now to take part in this ride! And whether you're riding or just getting a coffee, come see us for stickers, shirts, and bottles - and to learn all about what we do to help runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth

June 9th, Friday Pride Live

Come enjoy live music highlighting queer performance! Free family fun for all ages. There will be food trucks and other games and activities!

June 10th, Emporia Pride Parade:  Emporia Community Action

The parade will be on Saturday, June 10th, at 6pm. The Parade will start on campus and go SOUTH towards the Granada Theatre. Anyone is welcome to participate with a Float or join by walking/ watching- especially if they belong to the LGBTQ+ community or are an ally! Click HERE for the parade registration.

June 10th, Emporia's Pride Drag Show: Hosted by EHS GSA & Emporia Granada Theatre

The EHS GSA is excited to announce and host the annual Emporia Drag Celebration. Drag is an artform used for LGBTQ expression and pride, but is to be enjoyed by all people. For tickets, click HERE

June 16th, 90's Prom: A PRIDE Month Party with a 90's Vibe








Come As You Are (in your best 90's attire or prom finery!) to Bloom House's Pride Month Party with a 90's Vibe! We'll party like it's 1999 at 627 Event Space in Emporia, Ks! The party starts at 6:30pm on June 16, 2023!
This event is not to be missed! Your ticket includes acccess to the taco buffet (vegan and vegetarian friendly!), two drinks (beer, wine, or mocktails), and your very own prom photo! And music by DJ Will Power with all the best 90s hits!
In addition to all that, there will be a silent auction of all kinds of goodies! All money raised goes to support Bloom House's shelter and prevention programs!
Did you not get to enjoy your prom "back in the day" of the 1990s or maybe couldn't take the person you wanted to take? Come party with us and have the best prom ever! Wanna relive (or experience for the first time) a 1990's promstravaganza? Come party with us!
Tickets purchased before the 15th are $30.00 or 2 for $50.00!
Tickets purchased on the day at the door are $35.00 or 2 for $55.00
All tickets purchased online by June 10th will be mailed (just like in the 90's!) You'll be prompted to put in your address when you buy tickets and we'll be alerted that a new sale has happened and get your tickets in the mail! All tickets purchased after June 10th can be picked up in person at Bloom House or picked up at the door, we'll save them with your name on it!
If you'd rather pay by cash or check, call 620-208-1199 and you can buy your tickets in person at Bloom House starting Monday May 31st!

June 21st, Emporia Public Library Queer Book Club

Explore stories and experiences featuring queer characters or penned by queer authors. Register at 620-340-6462; sign-up available for ages 18+.

June 30th, June trivia at Bloom House: PRIDE!








Each month we have a trivia night on the last Friday of the month! Join us on June 30th for a Pride trivia night!
Questions about the history of pride month, facts about notable LGBTQIAA+ people now and through history, and more!
Just $5/person (free for teens!) and you can make a team of up to 4 people!
Snacks provided! Prizes for 1st and 2nd place winners!
Space is limited, so register your team here: https://forms.gle/pXKPwScr6k4kHKJd9

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