SF Pride Presents “A Night of Queer Entertainment" 2023 Kick-Off Fundraiser at the Iconic Castro Theatre

May 20, 2023


SF Pride Presents “A Night of Queer Entertainment" 2023 Kick-Off Fundraiser at the Iconic Castro Theatre

San Francisco, CA - May 30, 2023- SF Pride, the leading organization dedicated to promoting LGBTQ+ rights and celebrating the vibrant queer community, is thrilled to announce a spectacular fundraising event, "SF Pride 2023 Kick-Off: A Night of Queer Entertainment," taking place on June 2nd at the iconic Castro Theatre. This unforgettable evening promises an extraordinary lineup of Bay Area legends of drag, theatre, music, and film.

“The SF Pride Parade & Celebration theme this year is ‘Looking back and moving forward,’ so the evening of fundraising festivities aims to commemorate the past while embracing the present and future,” said Suzanne Ford, Executive Director of SF Pride. “We are excited to celebrate our milestones, while reflecting on the lessons and triumphs of our LGBTQ+ pioneers and honoring our social justice warriors of today and tomorrow. “

The entertaining lineup includes the renowned play "The Compton's Cafeteria Riot," the film "Mrs. Vera's Daybook," "The Girl From 7th Avenue," and performances by DJs, dancers, and local legends showcasing the unique talent of our community.

Wine is generously provided by SF Pride partner, Menage a Trois and Another Planet Entertainment is facilitating the use of the world-renowned Castro Theatre as the venue for this remarkable event.

“This kick-off event is fittingly in the vibrant heart of the Castro, which is a historic epicenter of inclusivity and art,” said Nguyen Pham, President of SF Pride. “We anticipate starting this Pride season with exceptional entertainment. Mark your calendars, gather your friends, and get ready for a Pride season you will never forget.”

Tickets will be available at the door, and a suggested donation of $20 will support SF Pride's invaluable work in advancing LGBTQ+ rights and fostering a more inclusive society.

For tickets, visit eventbrite HERE.

For further event information or interview requests with SF Pride President, Nguyen Pham and Executive Director, Suzanne Ford, reach out to prforsfpride@bospar.com

About San Francisco Pride

The San Francisco Pride Celebration Committee is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded to produce the SF Pride Celebration and Parade. The mission of the organization is to educate the world on LGBTQ+ issues, as well as commemorate the heritage, celebrate the culture and liberate the people of all LGBTQ+ communities. A world leader in the Pride movement, SF Pride is also a grant-giving organization through its Community Partners Program. Since 1997, SF Pride has granted over $3 million dollars in proceeds to local nonprofit LGBTQ+ organizations and organizations working on issues related to HIV/AIDS, cancer, homelessness, housing rights and animal welfare.

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