Pride Festival 2014

5th Annual

Four Corners Pride Festival


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S A V E   T H E   D A T E S !

Wednesday, June 18 – Sunday, June 22, 2014
Celebrate Your Four Corners Pride!

Looking to share your time and talents? PRIDE 2014 needs you!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:  Call: 970-385-7202 or email:

BOOTH VENDOR INFO:  Download the Booth Rental Form Pride 2014

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: Download the 2014 Business Sponsorship Levels

 Organizing committees include the annual dance, picnic, float parade, children’s and youth areas/games, booth & food vendors, beer garden, security, etc. Please let us know what you can do to help put on PRIDE 2014  party! 


“The New Black”

Documentary Film

Centering on the historic fight to win marriage equality in Maryland, “The New Black” takes viewers into the pews, the streets, and kitchen tables as it looks at how the African American community grapples with the divisive gay rights issue. Part of the Women and Girls Lead campaign, a public media initiative to focus, educate, and connect audiences worldwide. Panel discussion to follow.

LOCATION: Powerhouse Science Center, (formerly known as the Durango Discovery Museum), 1333 Camino del Rio, Durango CO 81301

COST: Free

TIME: 5:30 – 7:30 pm


JUNE 19, 2014 – THURSDAY

Cocktail Reception

Featuring the live music of Caitlin Cannon and The Artillery. Dress in your fancy and fun party attire and join us for our Annual Pride Festival Cocktail Reception. Cash bar will feature wine, beer and a signature Pride 2014 cocktail, the “Wilde Ginger,” made with Skyy Ginger Vodka, organic lemonade and cranberry juice. Delicious hors d’oeuvres will be served by local caterer, Hot Tomatoes.

LOCATION: The Rochester Hotel’s Secret Garden, 721 E. 2nd Ave., Durango, CO 81301

COST: Donation accepted

TIME: 5:00 – 7:30 pm


JUNE 20, 2014 – FRIDAY

Pride Festival Dance Party

Get your PRIDE on and rock the dance floor with Live Mixing by DJ Norman at the 2014 Pride Festival Dance Party.

LOCATION: Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Dr., Durango, CO 81301

TICKETS: $10.00 Advance ticket sales are available online (Pride Festival Dance Party 2014) and at Animas Trading Co. and Maria’s Bookshop in Durango. Tickets will be available at the door. Cash only.


TIME: 8:30 pm – 1:00 am


JUNE 21, 2014 – SATURDAY

Animas River Float Parade

Decorate your raft, your tube, your boat (decorate yourself, too!) and join us as we take our Pride on the Animas River at the Annual Animas River Float Parade.

LOCATION: Put In: East 33rd St. & East 3rd Ave. – Take Out: Rotary Park, Durango, CO 81301

COST: Free

TIME: 10:30 am


Pride Festival in the Park – Family & Friends Picnic

Pack a picnic lunch, or purchase something delectable and refreshing when you get there, and come celebrate Four Corners Pride at the Annual Family & Friends Pride Picnic! Featuring a Beer Garden with beer on tap and live music, other highlights include astrology readings, chair massages, henna body art, a Children’s Area (3-12) featuring a bounce house and face painting, Youth Area (12-18) with games and contests, Vendor and Info Booths, including Pride items for sale. Summer Pride Fun for the whole family!

Please carpool as parking is limited.

PLEASE NOTE: No alcohol and no dogs are permitted.

LOCATION: Rotary Park, 1565 E. 2nd Ave., Durango, CO 81301

COST:   Free general admission

TIME: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm


After-Party Party

With a kid-friendly menu and lots of options for the grown-ups, grab your whole family and come celebrate the end to another wonderful Four Corners Pride Festival day in the park at the 2014 After-Party Party.

LOCATION: Carvers Brewing, 1022 Main Ave., Durango, CO 81301

COST:   Per restaurant menu

TIME: 5:00 pm


JUNE 22, 2014 – SUNDAY

Worship Services and Welcoming Congregations

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 910 E. 3rd Ave., Durango, CO 81301

Sunday Services: 8:45 am and 11:00 am

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Durango, 419 San Juan Drive, Durango, CO 81301

Sunday Service: 10:00 am


Mountain Bike Ride

Join one of our very avid and knowledgeable LGBT mountain bike cyclists, Kevin Carabine, for a Sunday morning ride. He’ll lead you over some hill and some dale as you take in the refreshing mountain air and beautiful summer sights. A great way to wind down and around some local singletrack after all of the fabulous Pride weekend festivities.

LOCATION: Santa Rita Park parking lot, Hwy 160 East, Durango, CO 81301

COST: Free

TIME: 10:00 am


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A special “Thank You” to the following Businesses and Individuals for their support:

Abel Tapia

Advertising Innovations

Agape in Durango ( Four Corners Center for Spiritual Living)

Animas City Theatre

Caitlin Cannon and The Artillery

Carver Brewing Co.

City of Durango – Community Relations

Colorado Anti-Violence Program

DJ Cowboy Buddha (aka Norman)

DJ The Chad (aka Chad Dean Riddles)

Durango Party Rental

Edward Box III

Face Painting by Lisa

Henna Blessings

Hot Tomatoes Cafe & Catering

Kevin Carabine

L. Robbie Wauneka

Maria’s Bookshop

NMAS (New Mexico AIDS Services)

Powerhouse Science Center

Rep. Mike McLachlan

Rick’s Chixs

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

The Honorable Mayor of the City of Durango Sweetie Marbury

The Rochester Hotel Secret Garden

Thrive! (La Plata County Living Wage Coalition)

Valentine Stars (Patrick Valentine)

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Durango

WestCAP (Western Colorado AIDS Project)


Pride Festival 2014 Survey & Poll