1. Alaska Pride Week and Festival
Typically held the third week of June, this summer solstice parade and festival celebrates LGBT pride in Alaska with a week of events, including Drag Queen Bingo; Burlesque shows; Mr., Ms. and Miss Gay Alaska pageants and numerous art exhibits.
2. Celebration of Change
Local group, Radical Arts for Women, rejoices in the changing of the season each spring with its “break up” performance art show celebrating women, music and art in Anchorage.
An extravaganza of performances in Anchorage during Labor Day weekend invests a new Emperor and Empress of the Imperial Court of All Alaska (ICOAA), the oldest gay community organization in Anchorage, offering scholarships and grants to LGBT community members and supporters.
4. LGBT Pride Picnic
Head to Kincaid Park Memorial Day to kick off the start of summer and celebrate unity in the community. This family-friendly event boasts delicious food and games in the Alaska’s unparalleled outdoors.
5. Mad Myrna’s Diva Variety Show
Mad Myrna’s is home to the TOP SHELF divas who perform every Friday. Each week has a different themed show sure to keep toes tapping and lips smacking!