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Hillsboro Kicks Off Pride Month with Family-Friendly Pride Party

Post Date:04/26/2019

Frankie Simone, Hillsboro Pride Party headliner.As a welcoming and inclusive community, Hillsboro continuously creates new opportunities to bring people together.

On Saturday, June 1, everyone is welcome to celebrate LGBTQ+ pride in our community at two free family-friendly events.

Celebrate what unites us and makes us unique individuals at Hillsboro's Pride Party. Connect with your neighbors, and with local community groups, support systems, and other advocates.

  • What: Pride Party
  • When: Saturday, June 1, 12 – 7 pm
  • Where: Jerry Willey Plaza at Orenco Station

Celebrity Poison Waters will head up the party, with help from City of Hillsboro leaders. Performers will include Portland's Frankie Simone (pictured), The Portland Pride Band and Color Guard, and Hillsboro's own Ballet Folklorico Mexico en la Piel.

Families and individuals can explore the Party's craft and artisan market, community resource booths, and art activities. Food, beverages, and beer will be available for purchase.

Schedule of Events
12:30 – 1 pm   The Portland Pride Band and Color Guard
1 – 1:30 pm     Welcome Greeting
1:30 – 2 pm     Ballet Folklórico México en la Piel
2 – 3:30 pm     DJ Honeychild
3:30 – 7 pm     Special Emcee Poison Waters
4 – 6 pm           Frankie Simone

View the Pride Party Flyer

That same day, you are invited to show your pride in Hillsboro's parks — just a few blocks from the Pride Party. All ages and identities are welcome to volunteer at Project Pride, where community members will help beautify Orenco Woods Nature Park.

  • What: Project Pride Volunteer Event
  • When: Saturday, June 1, 9 – 11 am
  • Where: Orenco Woods Nature Park

Bring your family as we kick off Pride Month and celebrate the LGBTQ+ members of our community.

 Save the Date! Free Pride Party. All-ages Community Celebration.

For more information, call 503-681-6120.

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