San Gabriel Valley Pride 2016


San Gabriel Valley Pride, Inc. celebrates 15 years of bringing LGBTQ Pride to the San Gabriel Valley with “XV on the 15th”

When: Saturday, October 15 | 11am to 6pm.

Where: Pasadena Central Park | 275 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, CA 91105

What: "XV on the 15th" is FREE and open to the general public. The festival is a safe space for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities.

* Health & Wellness Expo will feature several healthcare organizations with free Flu and Meningitis vaccines (pre-registration encouraged) from the Pasadena City Department of Health.
* A Pet adoption area will be anchored by the Pasadena Humane Society and feature local pet services.
* The Big Draw LA will invite people to add a road tile to our ever-growing “Road to Equality.”
* Over 30 exhibitors and vendors will be there with services available to the community as well as well as some fun stuff to buy. Bison Burgers food truck will be on hand should you care to buy food to enjoy in the park at the festival.
* bA fundraising wine tasting will feature Barefoot Wines for adults.


1:00 PM Mariachi Arcoiris de Los Angeles, the world’s first LGBT Mariachi will begin at 1pm.
3:00 PM Taiko Center of Los Angeles
4:00 PM #LAJapaneseMusicEnsemble
5:00 PM The WEEfolk Ensemble

Author's Forum:

12:00 pm – Angel’s Way, A Lesbian Love Story by May Walker
1:00 pm – Born on the Edge of Race and Gender: A Voice for Cultural Competency by Willy Wilkinson, Author. Winner of the 2016 Lambda Literary Award for Best transgender non-fiction.
2:00 pm – Darkness Peering: Tales from the Bent Side by Peter Saenz
3:00 pm – The Decent Proposal by #KemperDonovan
4:00 pm – Conquest of the Planet of the Geeks by David Reddish
5:00 pm – Not Your Sidekick by C.B. Lee. Named one of Barnes and Nobles' most anticipated titles of 2016.

Sponsors (in alphabetical order):
Barefoot Wine & Bubbly,
Ryman Arts,
City of Pasadena,
ChapCare LGBT Health Services,
Hilton Garden Inn Arcadia/Pasadena Area
Options For Youth Public Charter Schools
Raise A Child
Rose Hills Memorial Park
Vroman's Bookstore

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San Gabriel Valley Pride is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization dedicated to educating and raising awareness of the community at large about the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender culture, and to instill a sense of pride and respect among members of the LGBT community.
  • Pasadena Central Park
    275 S Raymond Ave, Pasadena
  • Saturday Oct 15, 2016
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