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Yellow Springs Gears Up for the 10th Annual YS Pride Celebration

Updated: Jun 20

The Village of Yellow Springs is getting ready for its largest event of the year, the 10th Annual YS Pride Celebration, to be held on Saturday, June 26th at Antioch Midwest - 900 Dayton St, Yellow Springs, OH 45387.

In celebration of the 10th Anniversary of YS Pride, this year features the much anticipated Pride Parade, LIVE entertainment, inspirational speakers, contests, musical performances, the T-Mobile After Party, and the PRIDE GUIDE: an exclusive local VIP shopping experience for ONE DAY ONLY.

FEATURING YS Pride Guide (NEW) VIP shopping discounts/specials from participating local businesses for ONE DAY ONLY w/ Pride Guide • YS Pride Royalty Contest (New) Contest open to all FABULOUS LGBTQ+ who want to become the first ever #YSPrideRoyaltyYS Pride Home Decorating Contest Show your pride by adorning your home in PRIDE themed decor • YS Pets Got Pride Contest (NEW) Sponsored by Lick You Silly Premium Pet Products Show that your furry family members have PRIDE, too! • YS Pride Downtown POP-UP Merchandise Shop - Saturdays in June Purchase your #YSPride2021 Merchandise and receive your copy of the VIP YS Pride Guide • YS Pride Parade This year features an extended route to include more communities throughout Yellow Springs. • YS Pride Tailgate (NEW) feat. DJ Aza, Live Performances by Alana Reign, Yvette “Diva” Williams & more... Advocacy for LGBTQ+, Inspiring stories, drag & musical performances, information booths, food & more... • Don’t Be Silent After Party feat. DJ Chill at Peach’s Grill Sponsored by T-Mobile Close out the day with a BANG & our Silent Dance Party, Swag Bags, and even more special surprises, feat. DJ CHILL. YS PRIDE DAY EVENTS | Saturday, June 26th, 2021 11:00am - Vendor Park Opens 12:00pm - Parade & Contestant Check-in. DJ AZA spins LIVE 1:00pm - YS Pride Parade through Yellow Springs 3:00pm - Tailgate & LGBTQ+ Advocacy w/ DJ AZA Live Entertainment, Inspirational Speakers, Contest Winners Announced 5:00pm - YS Pride Guide w/VIP Shopping & Discounts, and more… 5:30pm - Kelly Zullo & Cappuccinos: A Musical Oasis 6:30pm - Organic Wine Tasting at Emporium Wines & Underdog Cafe 9:00pm - Don’t be Silent After Party @ Peach’s Grill feat. DJ Chill

To highlight even more inspiring stories from within the LGBTQ+ community, as well as from allies, YS Pride has partnered with #ThePHILLIPShow w/ localhost Phillip O’Rourke, and will air special episodes on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, & Sunday at 8 pm EST throughout the month of June on Spectrum CH 5. View the entire episode list HERE.

The goal of YS Pride is simple: Create intentional space for members of the LGBTQ+ community to know that they matter, that they are valued, that they are seen, that they are supported, and that they BELONG! Thank you to all who have donated and supported YS Pride efforts thus far. Your support allows us the ability to offer even more diverse programming year-round, catering to the education, advocacy and support of our LGBTQ+ community. For more information, to donate or become a sponsor, enter the Pride parade & all contests, and a detailed events list, visit www.yspride.com

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