Queer/Bar Pride Festival is a 3-day Pride Weekend event in Capitol Hill, the Seattle home for all things queer. The indoor + outdoor festival extends from inside Queer/Bar into a giant street party complete with two stages, two dance floors, multiple bars, food vendors, and a VIP lounge. Some of the biggest names on the spectrum of queer talent, in addition to local artists, will perform from open to close each day of the event! Join us as we celebrate the diversity and strength of the Seattle LGBTQIA+ community at Queer/Bar’s first annual Pride Festival.
VIP Experience $199
Meet the stars and skip the lines as Queer/Bar Pride Festival’s VIP!
The VIP experience includes a 3-hour VIP Party EACH night of the festival in the brand new, exclusive, upstairs VIP Lounge with small bites, a private bar, a private bathroom, and all the talent to mingle with!
VIP Weekend Pass holders get two drink tickets each day, VIP swag, and the opportunity to Meet & Mingle with all the artists.
ONLINE PRE-SALE ONLY. Special entrance for VIP guests to ensure priority entry to the festival. Re-entry guaranteed at all times.
Also included! free Entrance to Pride kickoff party with Kameron Michaels, Wednesday June 20.
*LIMITED QUANTITIES available
weekend pass $50
Buy ahead and save!
This ticket comes with entry into both the venue and the street festival on Friday, Saturday, AND Sunday.
Online pre-sale only. Re-entry permitted but not guaranteed.
Early pick up of Weekend Wristbands available on Thursday, June 21st at Queer/Bar for quicker entry during festival.
single day tickets $20
We will sell limited quantities of single day tickets, valid for the indoor venue and street festival, at the gate for cash only.
Valid only for the day of purchase. Re-entry permitted but not guaranteed.
*Tickets purchased are for Queer/Bar Pride Festival 2018, not for a specific artist.
*these events are not included with your weekend pass
Pride Pre-party hosted by kameron michaels
Wednesday June 20th
Kameron Michaels is coming to Queer/Bar for the official Popcult PRIDE Festival Kickoff Party, Wednesday June 20th!
Kameron will be here serving up her special blend of old and new school, gender-bending drag for ONE NIGHT ONLY! This legendary Nashville, muscle-queen will be slaying the stage alongside the rest of the Queer/Bar cast for a special MX pre-PRIDE show on Wednesday, June 20th! After the show, DJ Reece’s Pieces will take over the dance floor for Wednesday WERK, a nonstop house music party!
8:00pm: Cover Starts
9:30pm: MX. Show
11:30pm: House WERK Dance Party
Free with purchase of VIP Pride Weekend Pass!
$10 cover at the door.
Don’t miss your chance to see Kameron Michaels LIVE and catch her on RuPaul’s Drag Race, FREE every Thursday at 7pm on the giant screen at Queer/Bar!
RuPaul's drag race Season 10 finale party hosted by Kalorie Karbdashian
Thursday june 21st
Kalorie Karbdashian is coming back to Queer/Bar to host the viewing party for the season 10 finale of RuPaul’s Drag Race!
The Albuquerque-curvy, queen of the desert will be bringing her sunshine back to Seattle on Thursday, June 21st for the viewing party at Queer/Bar at 8pm!
Come see the finale on Queer/Bar’s giant screen and enjoy Jell-O shot specials! Arrive early, seats fill quick!
Drag brunch with the mx. cast
sunday june 24th
Queer/Bar hosts its first Drag Brunch with the cast of MX. - Abbey Roads, Stacey Starstruck, Lucy Paradisco and Visage 'Legs' Larue! More info coming soon.
Friday, June 22nd 4pm-late night
Saturday, June 23rd 12pm-late night
Sunday, June 24th 12pm-late night
Where can I buy tickets?
Single Day Passes will be available at the front entrance of the festival, valid only on the day of purchase in limited quantities. These will be cash only. Weekend Passes and VIP Weekend Passes can be purchased here. Both of these passes can only be purchased pre-sale.
I’m have a ticketing question, such as payment issues, email confirmations, or digital receipts.
We are proud to partner with local business! The Stranger is handling all of our pre-sale ticketing. You can contact them at http://www.strangertickets.com/page/contact or 1-888-377-4510.
Do I need to bring my pre-sale ticket with me?
Please bring your purchase confirmation with you (mobile will be accepted) and we will exchange your ticket for a wristband. Weekend Pass Holders (GA or VIP) will be given one wristband for the entire weekend. You are responsible for your wristband, we cannot replace lost or left wristbands.
Does the festival allow re-entry?
Re-entry into the festival is permitted with all ticket types through the general admission line. However, only the VIP Weekend Pass Holders are guaranteed re-entry to the festival at any time, through the VIP Line.
What is Pre-Registration?
Pick up your pre-sale VIP or GA Weekend Pass wristband early for quicker entry into the festival! VIP Weekend Pass holders can pick them up Wednesday, June 20th at the Kameron Michaels Pride Kick Off Party OR Thursday, June 21st at the Ru Paul’s Drag Race Season 10 Viewing Party Hosted by Kalorie Karbdashian. GA Weekend Pass holders can pick their wristbands up at the Season 10 viewing party on Thursday, June 21st.
Reminder that the Wednesday, June 20th Kameron Michaels event is FREE to VIP Pass Holders! Please bring Valid ID.
When is my favorite artist performing?
We will post a more detailed schedule closer to the festival.
Does my ticket or weekend pass guarantee me seeing the performances?
The tickets and weekend passes are for the Queer/Bar Pride Festival, not for a specific performance or artist.
Can I meet the performers?
Meet & Greets are available to VIP Weekend Pass holders at the exclusive VIP Party each night of the festival in the private VIP Lounge.
What if it rains or an artist cancels?
Queer/Bar Pride Festival takes place rain or shine. Everyone listed on the line up is confirmed, but performances are subject to change without notice. Follow us at our website or on instragram @queerbarpridefestival for the most up to date information!
Is the festival all ages?
No. You must be 21+ to enter the festival and will be required to show a current, valid ID at the entrance. Acceptable forms of identification include an active state-issued driver’s license or ID card, an active Canadian driver’s license or ID card, military ID, or a valid passport. International driver’s licenses (except Canada) and Green Cards are not acceptable. Expired IDs also cannot be accepted.
Do you take credit cards?
The outdoor section of the festival will be cash only, including the front gate ticket sales. Inside Queer/Bar, the bars and kitchen will be accepting credit cards. There will be multiple ATMs onsite for your convenience, as well as at many other neighboring businesses.
Is there food inside the festival?
Yes! There will be food vendors in the outdoor section of the festival, and Queer/Bar will be serving a selection of food options inside the venue. We encourage you try the great food of our neighbors as well!
Transport + directions
Queer/Bar Pride Festival is easy to get to via foot, bicycle, or public transit!
There will be limited pay-per-hour parking available on the streets surrounding the festival which may have maximum time limits. We recommend using public transportation or ride share apps to get to the festival. It’s better for the environment!
Link Light Rail
Queer/Bar Pride Festival is located just 6 blocks from the nearest Link Light Rail station (Capitol Hill Station). Generally, trains run every 10 minutes. This underground option aren’t as impacted by traffic conditions such as street closures. https://www.soundtransit.org/Schedules/Link-light-rail
The Seattle Metro system can get you anywhere in the city, and its cheap! Bus Line 10 runs through the neighborhood often, among others. See which route is best for you with the King County Metro Bus Trip Planner! https://m.tripplanner.kingcounty.gov
Interested in volunteering?
Be a part of providing a safe, fun space for our Seattle LGBTQIA+ community this Pride! We are seeking hardworking, unique, and tolerant individuals to volunteer at Pop Cult Pride Festival this June 22nd-June 24th! Pop Cult volunteers support the festival in a variety ways including registration, green crew, and the merchandise booth. In addition to helping pull off such an amazing event, volunteers help contribute to the incredible sense of community at this one-of-a kind celebration!
Apply online by completing the volunteer application here and emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive a confirmation email within 48 hours of your online submittal, and acceptance emails will be sent out in early June, about 3 weeks before the event. Due to limited shifts, we cannot accept all applications. Get yours in early! See application for full volunteer details.
· (2) 5-hour shifts
· We are accepting applications for (1) 5-hour shift, but priority will be given to full commitment applications. Volunteers will only receive the full benefits package if they work two full shifts.
Volunteer Benefits Package
· FREE Single Day Pass for the day of the shifts (or shift for the single shift volunteers)
· FREE Single Day Pass for Sunday June 24th
· FREE Snack Item and Non-Alcoholic Beverages on Shift Day
· Volunteer Swag Item
Note: Due to high demand of Saturday talent and ticket sales, we will NOT be giving volunteers FREE Saturday Single Day Passes unless they work (2) 5- hour shifts in the weekend. A volunteer’s only shift cannot be Saturday morning, and then use a Free Saturday Single Day Pass for Saturday night.