Thank You for a great Up North Pride 2016

Thank you, thank you, thank you to our LGBT community in Northern Michigan and our very important allies for spending your day showing that LOVE WINS!! Thank you to all our volunteers, sponsors, police officers, supporting businesses and attendees. We are overwhelmed by your love and our so proud to host events like this. Special…

Morning Practice with Shanti School of Yoga

Saturday, June 25th at 10:00pm in the Open Space Join us at 10:00am for a morning yoga practice led by our friends from Shanti School of Yoga. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

Juneteenth Film Screening: From Selma to Stonewall

Sunday, June 19th at 1:00pm at the State Theatre This year, we kick off Up North Pride week on Juneteenth, the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. We feel it is not only appropriate, but also imperative that we share this film. We are proud host to the Traverse City premiere of the…

Late Night Karaoke

Wednesday, June 22nd at 10pm at SideTraxx Join Impaired Karaoke for a the weekly hump-day break and drink specials. 18 and up for all Up North Pride events No cover – Need id

Sign and Poster Making Party

Wednesday, June 22nd at The Little Fleet at 7pm We provide the supplies. You provide the flair! Show up and make your one of a kind pride sign to take with you for Saturday’s parade.  If one sign isn’t enough, make more! We will be making signs for friends who can’t make it Wednesday but want a…

Up North Pride Week Events 2016

We ‘re back for our 3rd annual Up North Pride Celebration, and we have a full week of events. This year we are hosting 14 events over six days leading up to the Pride Parade. 2016 Grand Marshals are Carter Oosterhouse and Amy Smart. Sunday, June 19th Juneteenth Film Screening: From Selma to Stonewall 1:00pm…

Official After Party

Saturday June 25, 9pm at SideTraxx A night of drinks, dancing and drag!  The Official After Party kicks off at 9pm and is guaranteed to wow all guests! Presented by the Bayside Bombshells including Twiggy Pop, Charlie Champlayin, Billie Blaze, Bella Stratton, Maeven and Sprout, Ben Eaton, Tambourine Walters, Jalaya and Kayden! Join the Facebook event! This party is…

Nest Fest with Up North Pride

Rare Bird Brewpub starts at 6pm, Live Music until 2am We partner once again with Rare Bird Brewpub for their 2nd Anniversary Bash with Rare Brews, Street Eats and Fun for all. Live Music until 2am: Vox Vidorra, Soul Patch, DJ Chris Coulston, DJ Heady No Cover. 21 and up after 9pm.

Post Parade Pride Rally with special guests

3pm, Rare Bird Brewpub Back lot Join us in the back lot of Rare Bird Brew Pub for full event of live DJs, speakers, family friendly events, great grub and drinks. Grand Marshals Amy Smart and Carter Oosterhouse Speakers: Elon Cameron, MC Jim Caruthers, Traverse City Mayor Erica Moise, Stonewall Bar Association Jenn Judd Ricki…

Here:Say Storytelling – Pride Edition

Get Up. Stand Up. Monday, June 20th at 7pm, The Old Town Playhouse We’ve partnered with Here:Say to present another great night of curated storytelling. This was a favorite event from last year, and we’re looking forward to even more memorable, funny, heart breaking and inspiring stories. Join us at 6pm for a pre-show cocktail in The…

Magic on The Rocks w/Ben Whiting

Pride Edition Tuesday, June 21st at 9pm at Northern Express Room at The Parlor Laugh, imbibe, and be astonished as international magician Ben Whiting performs close-up magic and mind reading right in front of your eyes! Magic on the Rocks takes place in the beautiful Northern Express Room at The Parlor and promises to be an evening…

Pride Ride with El Norte

Wednesday, June 22nd at F&M Park. Meet at 5:45. Rolling at 6. We’re partnering with Norte and TC Rides for Pride Ride through our great city! A great event for all ages and skill levels. TC RIDES is Traverse City’s weekly summertime, community bicycle ride. It’s goal is to create awareness for the growing presence of people on…