Los Angeles LGBT Center Hosts Pride Picnic, a Celebration of Joy and Community at Hollywood Forever on June 26 - Los Angeles LGBT Center

Los Angeles LGBT Center Hosts Pride Picnic, a Celebration of Joy and Community at Hollywood Forever on June 26

June 21, 2022
Contact: Media Relations

As Pride Month comes to a close, the Los Angeles LGBT Center will again host “Pride Picnic,” an old-fashioned community party that brings together the LGBTQ family and our allies to eat, drink, and be merry at the beautiful Hollywood Forever on June 26 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Benefiting the Center's programs and services, this fun summer night features picnic space outdoors on the Fairbanks Lawn of Hollywood Forever, tunes by DJ Nico Craig, drag performances by Amber Crane and Lauren Banall, and vogue performances from Chauncey Dominique! For the youngsters—and the young at heart—there will be crafting stations and lawn games. There will be free swag from our sponsors and a free photo booth to commemorate the good times!

Attendees can bring their own picnic fare (and libations!) or they can purchase food and drink from some of the best food trucks in Los Angeles. Admission is $25; children aged 5 and under are free, no ticket required.

“This is a true celebration of, by, and for our community,” said the Center’s Director of Special Events Tui Lyon. “At last year’s picnic, more than a thousand people joined in the fun. Everywhere I turned, people were laughing and smiling. There was a true sense of joy and I can’t wait to experience that jubilation once again.”

Bring your family and friends, your blanket, picnic basket, and comfortable shoes and prepare to have the time of your life!

lalgbtcenter.org/picnic

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Proof of vaccination is required for all guests aged 5 years and older. Children aged 5 and under are free, no ticket required. Children aged 6 and older will require a ticket. This event is for all ages, the “Proudest Seat in the House” VIP Lounge is 21+ only.

Purchase specialty cocktails from Tito’s Handmade Vodka and amazing food from L.A.'s best food trucks including Vegan AF, Go Beyond the Bowl, Belly Bombz and Go Fusion & Grill. Come to relax and picnic while you enjoy the event. Bring your own blanket, chairs, food, and drink. Make sure to get free swag from our sponsors and participate in various photo activations!

Ticket Levels:

General Admission - $25

Bring your own picnic supplies, food, beverages, and picnic set up.

VIP Picnic Spot for 6 - $450 ($75 per person)

 A VIP Picnic Spot includes reserved seating in the best location on the lawn (for up to 6 people), a full picnic set up with blanket and picnic table, Tito’s bottle service, complimentary Perrier® Original and flavored carbonated mineral waters, and two complimentary onsite parking passes (valued at $20 per pass). Utilize VIP early access to the event from 5:30pm.

VIP Lounge - $150 per person

“The Proudest Seat in the House”. Relax in our comfortable outdoor VIP lounge - proudly supplied by Official Sponsor Joybird. Enjoy craft cocktails from Tito’s Handmade Vodka at the open bar and a complimentary meal from our Pride Picnic food vendors. Mingle with the Pride Picnic performers and enjoy the best seat in the house optimally positioned near the DJ booth, dance floor and performance area. Benefit from early VIP access at 5:30pm and complimentary on-site parking. The VIP Lounge is 21+ only.

About the Los Angeles LGBT Center

Since 1969 the Los Angeles LGBT Center has cared for, championed, and celebrated LGBT individuals and families in Los Angeles and beyond. Today the Center's nearly 800 employees provide services for more LGBT people than any other organization in the world, offering programs, services, and global advocacy that span four broad categories: Health, Social Services and Housing, Culture and Education, Leadership and Advocacy. We are an unstoppable force in the fight against bigotry and the struggle to build a better world; a world in which LGBT people thrive as healthy, equal, and complete members of society. Learn more at lalgbtcenter.org.

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