Celebrate Pride with Neon: Joy, Laughter, and Inspiration!

Celebrate Pride with Neon: Joy, Laughter, and Inspiration!

June is here, and it’s time to celebrate Pride with Neon! Whether you’re part of the LGBTQ+ community or an ally, we’ve got an awesome lineup of events to make your Pride celebrations unforgettable. Pride Month, celebrated every June, marks the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots of 1969, a key moment in the fight for LGBTQ+ rights. This month is all about celebrating progress and pushing for more equality. From fun games to amazing performances, there’s something for everyone. Check out our top Pride programs that will bring joy, laughter, and inspiration to your festivities.

1. Pride Bingo: Dance Your Way to Cash Prizes!

Spice up your bingo night with Pride Bingo! This isn’t your grandma’s bingo game. Instead of numbers, you’ll be marking off songs from artists beloved by the LGBTQ+ community, including icons like Elton John, Lady Gaga, and Sam Smith. Our professional comedian hosts will guide you through a musical journey filled with Broadway hits and movie soundtracks.

Participants play directly from their cell phones with customized Pride Bingo cards. With $200 in cash prizes up for grabs (or other prizes of your choice), you’ll be dancing and singing along for the chance to win. The game lasts 60-70 minutes but can be tailored to fit your schedule and is a great way to celebrate pride with Neon.

2. Spoken Word Artist Lacey Roop: Poetry That Resonates

Lacey Roop‘s spoken word performances are nothing short of mesmerizing. As an advocate for the LGBTQ+ community, Lacey’s poetry touches on themes of gender, sexuality, and empowerment. Having captivated audiences worldwide and featured on platforms like PBS and Buzzfeed, Lacey’s performances will leave you moved and inspired.

Her book, “And Then Came The Flood,” and viral videos showcase the depth of her talent. Don’t miss the chance to experience her powerful words live.

3. Pride Trivia: Test Your Knowledge and Win!

Are you a trivia buff? Pride Trivia is your chance to shine! Covering everything from historical milestones to pop culture, this fast-paced game will test your knowledge while celebrating the contributions of the LGBTQ+ community.

Hosted by the hilarious duo from the Golden Gays™, Gerry Mastrolia and Jason Bea Schmidt, you’ll be entertained from start to finish. With $200 in cash prizes and four rounds of play, everyone has a chance to win, learn something new and celebrate pride with Neon.

4. Pride Party Package: A Celebration to Remember

Looking to throw the ultimate Pride party? Our Pride Party Package has you covered. This package includes your choice of Pride Bingo or Pride Trivia plus two hours of creative activities:

  • Decorate Your Own Flip Flops: Express your creativity and individuality with a pair of flip flops that you can decorate in all the colors of the rainbow.
  • DIY Coloring Totes: Personalize a canvas tote bag with fabric markers in vibrant neon colors.

With our engaging hosts from the Golden Gays™, this package ensures non-stop fun and creativity.

5. Spoken Word Artist Gabriel Ramirez: Transformative Performances

Gabriel Ramirez’s powerful spoken word performances address vital issues such as mental health, self-love, and social change. As a Queer Afro-Latinx poet, Gabriel’s work is a beacon of hope and healing. His accolades include fellowships from prestigious literary festivals and features in renowned publications like Huffington Post and VIBE Magazine.

Gabriel’s workshop, “I Am Here: Affirmation as a Form of Resistance,” encourages participants to reclaim their narratives and find strength in their truths. This workshop is a transformative experience that you won’t want to miss.

6. Comedy with Sunny Laprade: Laughs for Days

Sunny Laprade is a rising star in the comedy world, known for her hilarious takes on dating, work, and life as a queer transgender woman. With millions of likes on TikTok and a rapidly growing fanbase, Sunny’s performances are not to be missed. She brings a unique and witty perspective that will have you laughing all night long.

7. Comedian Nico Carney: Standup with Heart

Featured in Netflix’s “Introducing…” showcase, Nico Carney is making waves in the comedy scene. Co-hosting the popular podcast and monthly standup show “Boys’ Club,” Nico’s comedy is relatable, heartwarming, and absolutely hilarious. His performances are perfect for anyone looking to add a dose of laughter to their Pride event. Check Out “Pop Up Comedy Events: Turning Any Location into a Comedy Club” to learn how easy comedy events can be made for you!

8. Comedian Renee Santos: Comedy That Packs a Punch

Renee Santos’s comedy is a perfect blend of wit and charm. Having made her national television debut on Showtime Network’s “Pride Comedy Jam,” Renee has performed at top comedy clubs across the country. Her album “Outside the Box” and special on AmazonPRIME are a testament to her talent. Renee’s shows are a must-see for any Pride celebration.

9. Spoken Word Artist Ebo Barton: Voices of Strength

Ebo Barton’s work as a poet and activist is powerful and necessary. Addressing themes of identity, race, and resilience, Ebo’s performances and workshops inspire and challenge audiences. Featured on platforms like Button Poetry and All Def Poetry, Ebo’s voice is a vital part of the Pride celebration.

10. Spoken Word Artist Clementine von Radics: Poetry with Impact

Clementine von Radics’s poetry has touched millions worldwide. Their collections, including “Mouthful of Forevers” and “Dream Girl,” have garnered critical acclaim. Touring extensively and teaching workshops, Clementine’s work speaks to the heart of the LGBTQ+ experience. Their performances are deeply moving and not to be missed.

Get Ready to Celebrate Pride with Neon!

With such a diverse array of programs, your Pride events are sure to be filled with joy, laughter, and inspiration. Whether you’re dancing to Pride Bingo, testing your smarts with Pride Trivia, or being moved by the words of our talented spoken word artists, there’s something for everyone. Let’s come together to celebrate love, diversity, and the vibrant LGBTQ+ community. Grab your friends, pick your favorite events, and let’s make this Pride the best one yet!


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