Our rapidly growing non-profit group, Eastern Sierra Pride, is spearheading its first Pride Festival. The Eastern Sierra Pride Festival will mainly be held at the Tri-County Fairgrounds in Bishop, CA on June 4th and 5th, with other local venues and offerings to be determined. The event will also double as the launching point for our non-profit.
PRIDE KICKOFF PARTY
& DRAG SHOW
Saturday June 4 @ 7:00pm – Midnight
Join us for our inaugural Pride kickoff party (18 and over) with drinks, dancing and Drag! Legendary drag star, Heklina will be hosting a show with queens and kings from as far away as Palm Springs and Santa Cruz, and as close as our big back yard. Doors open at 7:00pm, show at 8:30pm, followed by a night of dancing under the stars!
MUSIC, VENDORS & MORE
Sunday June 5 @ 1:00pm – 7:00pm
Food, drinks, vendors and live music in the afternoon with headliner singer/songwriter Madyx. Piñon Pizza and The Rolling Chef will be on site serving up their delicious food options!
Sunday June 5 @ 11:00am
Off-site @ C5 Studios, 210 S Warren St, Bishop, CA 93514
Meet your Fabulous Tupperware Lady! Ethylina Canne comes from the epicenter of mid-century modern and the most glamorous city in the desert: Palm Springs! It’s absolutely no wonder that she will be your consultant at this year’s Eastern Sierra Pride Festival. Join her for a fun trip down memory lane where she will show you how Tupperware beats the clock…and gives you new kitchen freedom.
Sunday June 5 @ 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Arts and Crafts building, Tri-County Fairgrounds, Bishop CA
Join Clammy Faye as she calls the balls at Drag Bingo. Fabulous prizes for lucky winners. Losers get to throw shade and useless crumpled Bingo sheets at the winners. Fun, laughs and an excuse to scream loudly in public!
$10 plus your general admission day or weekend pass.
Sunday June 5 @ 3:00pm
Food, drinks and live music in the afternoon with singer/songwriter Madyx. Piñon Pizza and The Rolling Chef will be on site serving up their delicious food options!
Inspired Youth Paving the Way!
2022 is the first year Eastern Sierra Pride is organizing and celebrating PRIDE month, but local youth have been celebrating through grassroots events for years. Last year, local youth organized a Pride march, starting at City Hall. The parade drew dozens of supporters and was a glimpse into the vibrant life our local LGBTQIA2SP+ community has in Bishop and the greater Eastern Sierra. Eastern Sierra Pride would like to acknowledge these folx for paving the way!