Burien Pride Returns to Town Square for Second Annual Festival June 2

Burien Pride Returns to Town Square for Second Annual Festival June 2

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Committee Member Kellie Bassen worked tediously through the nights and days to produce this quilt raffled off at Burien's First Pride.
Committee Member Kellie Bassen worked tediously through the nights and days to produce this quilt raffled off at Burien’s First Pride.

Burien Pride 2018 Returns June 2 for Second Annual Celebration – Proceeds to Benefit Burien Pride Scholarship Fund

Burien, Wash. (January 30, 2018) – The second annual Burien Pride celebration will take place in Burien Town Square Park on Saturday June 2, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. with FREE admission to the public. All ages are welcome.

More than 2,000 attendees celebrated Burien Pride in its first year alone. The non-profit aims to meet and surpass that excitement in 2018 with new and returning musical acts, artisan crafts, all-ages activities, food vendors, special guests, family programming, and a 21+ Burien Pride Beer Garden sponsored by local brewpub Elliott Bay Brewing Company.

“The support of the community is so vital at this juncture,” said committee member Debra George, a staple in Burien. “We encourage community members, businesses, organizations, and individuals to get involved in Burien Pride however it fits them best – whether that be through active participation volunteering day-of, sponsoring, hosting a booth, or any other contribution.”

Burien Pride offers a full entertainment lineup from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.
Burien Pride offers a full entertainment lineup from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.

“As we grow as an organization in our second year, it’s important that we give back to the community and foster an affirming space where everyone is welcome,” said committee member Sarah Toce. “Regardless of where you’re from, we invite you to join us in celebrating Burien Pride 2018.”

New this year: a portion of all proceeds from Burien Pride will benefit the local community by way of the organization’s newly-formed Burien Pride Scholarship Fund.

A drag show will take place from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., followed by after-parties by nearby participating bars. More information to be disclosed as it becomes available.

Don’t miss out on the fun this year as Burien Pride returns on Saturday, June 2, 2018!

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