Monterey Peninsula Pride
Parade and Celebration
Saturday July 20th, 2019
Custom House Plaza
Parade 11am — Celebration 12 pm
Parade 11am — 12pm
Parade Kickoff Speech
Congressmember Jimmy Panetta (D-CA 20th District)
Celebration 12pm — 3pm
Celebration Kickoff Performance
Mayor Clyde Roberson, City of Monterey
Councilmember Jeff Baron, Carmel-By-The-Sea
Rev. Michelle Jelinch, Progressive Christian
Unity Church of Monterey Bay, Monterey
Rev. Axel & Elaine Gehrmann, Unitarian Universalist
Unitarian Universalist Church of Monterey Peninsula, Carmel
Rev. Debbie Mcdonnell, New Thought
Monterey Center For Spiritual Living, Monterey
Rev. Sara Hunsaker, Zen Buddhist Priest
Monterey Bay Zen Center, Monterey/Carmel
Rev. Jay Shinseki, Buddhist
Monterey Peninsula Buddhist Temple, Seaside
Rev. Kenneth Murray, Baptist
The Only Way Outreach Ministries, Seaside
Steven Goings & Quazar, Coordinator CSUMB NCBI
Mickey Welsh, Grand Marshal, ACLU
Paul Richmond, Artist/Activist
Sarah Luiz Chandler, Rainbow Speakers and Friends
Bianca Zamor, Artist/Poet
Catinni P. Vandon
The parade will begin at 11am at Hartnell St. & Polk. St. with a kickoff speech from Congress Member Jimmy Panetta. We will then march down Polk and Alvarado Streets to Custom House Plaza.
If you are planning on marching in the parade, join us at Polk St starting at 10am. We will also be making signs to help show your pride!
Community Human Services
Old Monterey Business Association
Farmers Insurance — The Watson Agency in Watsonville
Whole Foods Market
Paper Wing Theater
ACLU Monterey County Chapter
Intimacy, Sexuality, and Gender Center of Monterey
Baker’s Pride Pop-Ups
The Dali Expo
Juan Reyes, Graphic Designer
MY Museum - Monterey County Youth Museum
Trader Joe’s Pacific Grove
Wave Street Studios
… and to the hundreds of individuals who contributed their time and money to help make this program possible.
Youth programing made possible through a grant from
PANEL DISCUSSION AT WAVE STREET STUDIOS
The day after the pride parade and celebration, join a panel of pride organizers and local community members as they discuss the event and development of the new nonprofit Monterey Peninsula Pride. A Q+A will take place after the panel for our live audience members. This panel is free and welcome to all.
Sunday, June 21st
11 AM – 12:30 PM
Wave Street Studios
774 Wave St. Monterey, CA 93940
Can't be there in person? No problem! You can watch Wave Street Studios' live feed of the panel here: https://youtu.be/ILvbhA18TTI
This year's panelists include:
Quazar: Coordinator, National Coalition Building Institute, CSUMB
Tyller Williamson: Co-chair/Co-founder, Monterey Peninsula Pride
Mickey Welsh: Constitutional Lawyer/Activist, American Civil Liberties Union
Get your Monterey Peninsula Pride logo t-shirts and sweatshirts on our online store hosted by Central Coast Silkscreen.
Bowling at Monterey Lanes
Third Monday Every Month
Join the LGBTQ & Friends Meetup Group for Monday Mayhem at Monterey Lanes. After 9 p.m., there are $3 games and $3 shoe rentals. This is always a family-friendly event. Don’t forget your socks!
Trivia at London Bridge Pub
First TuesdaY Every MOnth
If you're good at geography, sports, pop culture and more, join the LGBTQ & Friends Meetup Group for Trivia Tuesday at London Bridge Pub. Buy-in for $1 and enjoy a stocked beer and food menu all night.
Social Hour at Springhill Suites
Tired from a long day at work and need a little pick-me-up? Join the Monterey Bay GLBTQ Network for Social Hour every Thursday at Springhill Suites in Marina. Good people, good drinks, good vibes all around.
Meeting of Friendship
SEcond Monday Every Month
Rainbow Speakers & Friends invites families and friends to share a safe space for a monthly meeting of friendship. And yes, there will be snacks!
Social at The Tavern
Join our Salinas Valley Pride friends for Social Wednesdays at the Salinas Sports Tavern from 9 p.m. to midnight. Enjoy drinks specials and no cover.
Drag, Dance and Comedy nights
One Saturday Night A Month
Echelon Entertainment is here to bring you comedy, drag, live music and tasty drinks at Planet Gemini, all served with a side of sass! Tickets cost $20.