Blue Ridge Pride: September 30th, 2017

Blue Ridge Pride in Asheville, North Carolina is all about attempting to garner people from all walks of life and create an inclusive community. This community should feel welcoming and promote equality for all individuals. We hold a variety of events during the week ranging from comedy shows to simple picnics in the park. Be sure not to miss the main festival which will be held at Pack Square Park with two different stages and a children’s area.


  • Eat ice cream and contribute to a good cause during the Ice Cream Social
  • Enjoy some refreshing beer and support the Aura Home for Women Veterans
  • Get a good number of laughs at the Comedy Night at the Magnetic
  • Spend some time watching the Birdcage with others at Pack Square Park



Pride 2017 Family Picnic
Wednesday September 27th, 2017
3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
We will be having a pleasant meal with hot dogs and drinks provided with other foods and forms entertainment are welcome at your discretion.

Blue Ridge Pride Festival
Saturday September 30th, 2017
11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Come join all the fun at Pack Square Park as we come to celebrate diversity in our group and spread awareness for LGBTQ.



Queerfest Pride
Sunday September 24th, 2017
9:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Come enjoy some live music being performed by bands, a 90’s retro DJ at the Odditorium and enjoy some a plethora of prizes and giveaways we will have at the event.

Ice Cream Social
Tuesday September 26th, 2017
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Have some tasty ice cream at Frostbite Ice Cream with portions of all sales going towards BRPC.

Comedy Night at the Magnetic
Wednesday September 27th, 2017
7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Enjoy some laughs for a few hours with talented comedians Jason Scholder, and Jeff Messer and friends at the Magnetic Theatre.

Miss Blue Ridge Pride Pageant
Thursday September 28th, 2017
5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Blue Ridge Pride Center, Inc is proud to present our 9th Annual Miss Blue Ridge Pride Pageant! Pageant will feature Miss Blue Ridge Pride alumini as judges and entertainment.

Young Voices “YO Vaudeville 2017”
Thursday September 28th, 2017
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Celebrate and support Asheville’s LGBTQIA community at Youth OutRight’s 4th annual fall fundraiser! Includes emcee Barbie Angell, Forty Fingers and a Missing Tooth, The Build, Beer City Sisters, Brian Claflin, Juan Holladay and our own YO youth.

Blue Ridge Pride Beer Release Party
Thursday September 28th, 2017
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Enjoy Blue Ridge Pride’s own special brew as we raise money for the Aura Home for Women Veterans.

Movie Night in the Park– Birdcage
Friday September 29th, 2017
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Bring something comfortable to rest on and keep you warm while you watch Birdcage starring Robin Williams

Spoken Word / Music
Friday September 29th, 2017
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Potluck Dinner & Afterparty
Sunday October 1st, 2017
5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Bring a dish of your own to contribute to the meal and enjoy some gospel music.



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