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IRIS Pride Festival

IRIS Pride Festival

Jul 16, 2011

September 16, 2011toSeptember 18, 2011

Lincoln City, OR

The 4th Annual Iris Pride festival is sure to be SUPER this year! Join in on this colorful Super Hero-themed Pride weekend September 16-18th, 2011.

Events around town include free Drag Shows, Flamingo Bingo, Clam Bake, and the Beachside Street Fair on Saturday!

IRIS Pride Festival

Iris Pride Festival

Lincoln City has the first and only gay pride event on the Oregon Coast, September’s annual Iris Pride Festival.

Iris pride 2011 will come at you like “POW” with Super Hero-themed fun and fabulous performers. Meet the Iris Pride Family of entertainers here.

Helping the community and giving back is part of Iris Pride. Reflecting on the current bullying epidemic in schools this year’s Iris Pride beneficiary will be the Oregon Safe Schools and Communities Coalition.

All Weekend Long

Special Rainbow Glass Float Drop (Free!)

200 hand blown glass rainbow floats will be dropped along all 7.5 miles
of public beaches in Lincoln City.

Friday, September 16, 2011

Don’t be a drag, just be a QUEEN!

Friday, Sept. 16, 9PM
With your $50 donation the Taft High School Gay Straight Alliance, you can be made into a queen or king with the help of local Drag Royalty! To register, donate, or volunteer please email Barton Howe.

All You Can Eat Clam Bake at Surftides

Friday, Sept. 16, 6PM, 
$15
There is no better way to kick off your Pride weekend than with an All You Can Eat Clam Bake! Held at Surftides Resort this celebration is open to all ages and includes a full bar.

Please call 800.452.2159 or visit Surftides website
for more information and packages.

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Beachside Street Fair on SW 51st Street (map it)

Saturday, Sept. 17, 1PM-6PM
, Free!
Join Emmy®-nominated emcee Lily Armani as she guides you through a super good time! Free Drag Shows, Super Hero-themed Costume Contest, free Caricatures, Batman Bounce House, vendors, and a Flight Bouncer await you and your family in the Historic District of Taft.

Want to be a vendor? Please call Maggie Conrad 541.996.1273 or email her to reserve your vendor spot.

Drag Shows 1PM-6PM, Free!
Top billed acts from across the Northwest will be taking the stage during Iris Pride 2011. Lily Armani returns as the ever fabulous and lovely Emcee. GLAMAZONIA will amaze and delight with impressions of Cher and special appearance of SUPER GLAM! The Superstar Divas will take stage for an hour long melody that will have you crying with laughter!
Meet the Iris Pride Family of entertainers here.

Quick Change Challenge, 2PM, Free!
Ditch that secret identity and change into your super self! Contestants will be given 45 seconds to transform into a super hero with
provided materials. Registration is open to all ages. Sign up at the
T-Shirt table day of event.

Super Hero Costume Contest, 5PM, Free!
Show your Super Hero Pride in your best Super Hero Costume! Contest is open to all ages and well behaved pets are welcome! Sign up at the T-Shirt table day of event.

Drag Show at Surftides

Saturday, Sept. 17, 9PM-12AM, 21 & Older
Join veteran performers Marcy Kraft and Adrienne Alexander as they guide you through a night of adults only fun! Enjoy an array of performers as they sing, dance, and make you laugh all while you enjoy the full bar service in the Herman Melville Room at Surftides Resort.

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Flamingo Bingo at Surftides

Sunday, Sept. 18, Noon, 
$10-$12
Feathers, flamers, and fabulousness can be found at Flamingo Bingo!

Wear pink to get a free card and join in on this 18-and-older fun event hosted by the Portland Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence

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