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PRIDE on the Promenade Festival: A free celebration of LOVE in every color

(Central components of PRIDE on the Promenade are Miles of PRIDE, an aerial rainbow light display, and Colors of Progress, an art project featuring flags with inspirational quotes from LGBTQ+ individuals.) 


Saturday, June 15


3pm - 10pm 


Third Street Promenade  


Join us for a Celebration of the LGBTQ+ community with live theatre and musical performances; an epic DJ dance party under the rainbow lights; kids crafts sponsored by the Cayton Children's Museum; Conversation Cafe provided by Compass; games; Instagramable moments; LGBTQ+ organizations and resources; curated food vendors from The Gallery and Humphry Slocombe; and a signature PRIDE moment.


This event is FREE and open to the public. Some vendors may charge a fee for products or services.




Rainbow Stage 

Hosted by Alexander Rodriguez from On The Rocks radio show, where celebs and cocktails mix, and Glamazon Prime


3pm - DJ Morgan "Good Boy"


4pm - Highways presents "Sweat 4x4"


5pm - Santa Monica Playhouse's LGBTQ+ company All The Queen's Men presents "Cinderella: Topsy Turvy" 


5:30pm - Halle Johnson of "American Idol" performs 


6:30pm - DJ Morgan "Good Boy" and Dance with Dane Workout Class 


7:15pm - Hamburger Mary's Cabaret Drag Show 


7:45pm - SaMo PRIDE Moment featuring Santa Monica Mayor Gleam Davis and Glamazon Prime 


8pm - 10pm - Dance the night away with The Abby's DJ Brynn Taylor



Channel Q Stage 

Hosted by Channel Q's Shira Lazar and Ryan Mitchell 


3pm - Dance with Dane! A free workout class 


4pm - Performances by the Third Street Promenade's best buskers 


5pm - LGBTQ+ Dance Performance and Dance Party lessons from Arthur Murray Dance Academy


6pm - Channel Q's Julie Goldman and Brandy Howard


6:30pm - Comedy show featuring Drew Kraft and Melanie Vasey


7pm - Poets, Artists, & Violinist Crissy J


Attendees can enjoy adult beverages at the SaMo Pride COCKTAIL LOUNGE at 1212 Restaurant complete with a patio beer garden and viewing of the Main Stage.

Pride on the Promenade is proudly sponsored by Compass, T-Mobile and Vital Proteins.