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Montgomery County Pride in the Plaza Festival

June 26 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Sunday, June 26th, 12:00pm – 8:00pm | Veterans Plaza

Come out and show your pride in Veterans Plaza for a fun, all-day festival celebrating LGBTQ+ community, health, well-being and joy! The festival is free for everyone. Check out local LGBTQ+ artists, businesses and supportive nonprofits, get free HIV testing and don’t miss these headline events:


Drag Queen Story Hour | 12:30pm-1:30pm

Fun for all ages! In partnership with Montgomery County Public Libraries, join us for a bilingual story hour with Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH). DQSH “captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity of childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models.”

Partners: Montgomery County Public Libraries, Drag Queen Story Hour


LGBTQI Pride Show & Drag Duels Finale | 1:30pm-4:30pm

Who has the DRAG, DRAMA, STUNTS, and TRICKS to become the Drag Duels Champion? Finalists from this season of Drag Duels will face off under the pavilion and compete to win the $2500 Grand Prize.

Partners: Live in Your Truth Programs


Pride in the Plaza Mini-Ball | 5:00pm – 8:00pm

The category is…Pride! Anyone can sign up to walk the runway in Capitol Ballroom Council’s 2nd annual Pride in the Plaza Free Ball- winners in each category will win cash prizes and trophies, and the whole pavilion will be bouncing to the tunes of DJ Tony Play.

Partners: Capitol Ballroom Council


Free Tickets Here:


Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring
1 Veterans Plaza
Silver Spring, 20910
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