Plentiful SF Pride parties and events

THURSDAY, JUNE 21

Harvey Milk-His Lives and Death: Authors Lillian Faderman and Michelle Tea look back at the life and legacy of Harvey Milk (1930– 1978). Born to a Jewish family, Milk struggled to find his place in the society that surrounded him. Faderman and Tea explore the complexities of his life, from his Jewish childhood on Long Island to his final years as one of the most revolutionary politicians of the 20th century. 7 p.m., free. Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St., S.F., www.jccsf.org/arts-ideas

High Tide Pride: Bay at Noise Pop + #DoTheGay’s first Pride party sets sail with Honey Soundsystem, Le1f, drag queens and a special guest. 5 to 8:30 p.m., $60, Hornblower Cruises, Pier 3, S.F., hornblower.com

PRIDE Night at ODC: SirJoq and COACH invite guests to a Roryography or Vogue & Tone class, followed by a party celebrating inclusion, diversity and community, with snacks and adult beverages. 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., free, ODC Commons, 351 Shotwell St., S.F., odctheater.org

Pride NightLife: Drag queen extraordinaire Heklina, host of the weekly “Mother” party at SF Oasis, presents “Got To Be (Sur)Real!” a drag show of “fabulously unparalleled proportions.” 6 p.m., $22. California Academy of Sciences, 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park, S.F., calacademy.org

Proudly American Pride Roller Disco: SKYY Vodka hosts “the ultimate roller disco bash to honor those who dare to disrupt the status quo.” 8 p.m., $15. Church of 8 Wheels, 554 Fillmore St., S.F., churchof8wheels.com

SF Giants LGBT Night: The team invites guests to enjoy the ballgame and celebrate the Bay Area’s rich LGBT culture at its annual event. 7:15 p.m., $27+. AT&T Park, 24 Willie Mays Plaza, S.F., sfgiants.com

Vogue Nights: The ballroom lineup includes Dashaun Wesley & The Shady Gang, Byrell the Great, Jasmine Infiniti, Spiider, Honey Mahogany, Sir Joq and more. 10 p.m. to 3 a.m., $15. Public Works, 161 Erie St., S.F. www.publicsf.com

FRIDAY, JUNE 22

Unbreakable: The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus performs the work by Andrew Lippa, a premiere that takes audiences on a musical journey through the gay experience in America over the last 12 decades, with guest vocalists Lisa Vroman, Britney Coleman and Marcus J. Paige. 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m., Saturday, $25+. Nourse 275 Hayes St., S.F., cityarts.net/nourse

Bear Pride Weekend: DJ Paul Goodyear performs. 9 p.m., $5. Lone Star Saloon, 1354 Harrison St., S.F., www.lonestarsf.com

Discwoman: The New York-based platform, collective and booking agency—showcases and represents talent in electronic music. 10 p.m., $17.50. 1015 Folsom, 1015 Folsom, S.F., 1015.com

Electroluxx Pride Party: The bash offers art, dance, music and more. 9:30 p.m., $14. Public Works, 161 Erie St., S.F., publicsf.com.

Gaga Ball: DJ Jeffrey performs. 10 p.m., $10. Midway, 900 Marin St., S.F., themidwaysf.com

Pound Puppy Presents Stud Puppy: Mystic Bill appears. 10 p.m., $10. Stud, 399 Ninth St., S.F., studsf.com

SF Gay Pride Sunset Cruise: The journey sailing past and under the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Bay Bridge and the San Francisco City Skyline; with Barry Harris. 6 p.m., $65. South Beach Harbor, Pier 40, S.F., www.southbeachharbor.com

So Stoked for Pride: The rave celebrates acceptance and equality. 7 p.m., $10. DNA Lounge, 375 11th St., S.F., dnalounge.com

Taboo: Gay Glow (Pride Edition): Strip down and show off your sexiest neon looks under the black light. 10 p.m., $20. Oasis, 298 11th St., S.F., sfoasis.com

Trans March 2018
: The San Francisco Trans March is San Francisco’s largest transgender Pride event and one of the largest trans events in the world. 11 a.m., free. Dolores Park, 566 Dolores St., S.F., sfrecpark.org

TransBlender: Bootie presents mashup-filled, all ages trans party. 7 p.m., $10-$20 suggested donation. PianoFight, 144 Taylor St., S.F., pianofight.com

SATURDAY, JUNE 23

San Francisco Pride Celebration: The two-day event, on its 48th anniversary, serves up community engagement and multiple stages of entertainment. Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, $1 suggested donation. Civic Center Plaza, Larkin, Polk, Grove and McAllister streets, S.F., www.sfpride.org

Pink Saturday Blacklight Discoteque: Comfort & Joy presents the 14th evolution of Afterglow event, inviting guests to “grab your dayglo, come play and shake what your momma gave you all night long at SF Pride’s premier Pink Saturday party.” 10 p.m., $80. Space 550, 550 Barneveld Ave., S.F., www.eventbrite.com

Devotion Pride 2018: The party offers Mood ll Swing, a live performance by Julie McKnight, Miguel Migs, Jay-J and Ruben Mancias. 9 p.m., $15. Great Northern, 119 Utah St., S.F., www.ticketfly.com

Fusion SF Pride Party: The lineup includes Skip The Needle, Diiamond Royalty and DJs Dirty Kurt & Rockaway. 6 p.m., $15. Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F., thechapelsf.com

Luv 4 Luv: Stud Pride Saturday features Sassmouth, Sha Sha Kimbo, Siobhan Aluvalot and live performances by Saturn Rising and Cat Mahatta. 9 p.m., free. Stud, 399 Ninth St., S.F., studsf.com

Mother Pink Saturday With Le1f and Meatball: The show features performances by James Arthur & Junay, Arabesque, Ti To and Florida Man 10 p.m., $15. Oasis, 298 11th St., S.F., sfoasis.com

Pink Saturday Bayview Day Ball: DJ Legendary Spiider and the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence host and judging the first Bayview Ball! 5 p.m., $10. Bayview Opera House, 4705 Third St., S.F., www.bayviewoperahouse.org

Pink Sugar: Mahlae and DJ Deft appear. 9 p.m. , free. Cafe, 2369 Market St., S.F., cafesf.com

Pink Triangle Commemoration Ceremony: The annual commemoration honors gay victims who were persecuted and killed in concentration camps in Nazi Germany starting in 1933 through the end of World War II. We transform the side of the Twin Peaks north hill facing the Castro district and downtown San Francisco into a memorial by installing a giant pink triangle made up of dozens of pieces of pink canvas that can be seen from miles away. 10:30 a.m., free. Twin Peaks, Twin Peaks Boulevard, S.F., thepinktriangle.com

Pinkies Up: DJ Sam Q appears. 4-9 p.m., free. Cafe, 2369 Market St., S.F., cafesf.com

Polyglamorous Pride: DJ Minx (Women on Wax-Detroit), Vicki Powell (Deep South-Atlanta), Major, Mark O’Brien & BEYA (Polyglamorous) appear. 3 to 9 p.m., $15. Oasis, 298 11th St., S.F., sfoasis.com.

Promised Land-Journey Into An Enchanted World: The party is presented by Brian Kent Productions and Audrey Joseph, producers of Jungle|Pride At The Armory. 9 p.m., $70-$300. Verso SF, 1525 Mission St., S.F., www.eventbrite.com

Rainbow Cabaret: The evening of theatrical, piano-centric, amazing music feautures Sit Kitty Sit, The Wyatt Act and Rabbit Quinn. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., $10. Starry Plough, 3101 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, starryploughpub.com

SF Dykes on Bikes Pride Saturday Fundraiser: DJ Lady Ryan appears. 1 p.m., $10-$20. El Rio, 3158 Mission St., S.F., elriosf.com

Sharon Needles Pride Party: DJ Guy Ruben, DJ Colby B and Au Jus play. 4 p.m., Beaux, 2344 Market St., free., S.F., beauxsf.com

Swagger Like Us: The show feautures TS Madison, Cakes Da Killa and Venus X. 9 p.m., $30. Mezzanine, 444 Jessie St., S.F., mezzaninesf.com.

Wild Things Queer Pride Party: Kehlani performs at the show, with partial proceeds going to the LGBT Asylum Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing pro-bono legal representation for LGBT immigrants fleeing persecution and seeking asylum in the U.S., 7 p.m., $20-$760. Public Works, 161 Erie St., S.F., publicsf.com

SUNDAY, JUNE 24

San Francisco Pride Parade: In the 48th annual event, one of the oldest and largest LGBTQIA parades in the world, some 280 contingents march through the heart of the city along Market Street, with more than 100,000 spectators. This year’s theme is “Generations of Strength.” 10:30 a.m., free. Embarcadero, to Civic Center Plaza, S.F., www.sfpride.org

Hard French’s Los Homos VIII: The eighth annual Pride party has DJ line up and live performances from space by Shopping and the Evelyn “Champagne” King. 3 p.m., $25. Mezzanine, 444 Jessie St., S.F, mezzaninesf.com

Honey Soundsystem Pride Sunday 2018: Yaeji, Jason Kendig, Bezier and Jackie House appear. 8 p.m., $20. August Hall, 420 Mason St., S.F., www.augusthallsf.com.

Juanita More’s Pride 2018: The an Francisco drag queen’s annual extravaganza is among the few nonprofit events of the weekend supporting some of San Francisco’s most needy organizations. Noon, $45. Jones, 620 Jones St., S.F., 620-jones.com

Mighty Real Pride Poolside Party: Crystal Waters appears. Noon, $70. Phoenix Hotel, 601 Eddy St., S.F., jdvhotels.com/phoenix

Pride Sunday at The Cafe: Marv and DJ Deft appear. 3 p.m., free. Cafe, 2369 Market St., S.F., cafesf.com

A Prideful Brunch: LGBTQIA influencers and boyfriends Justin Blomgren and Harper Bokum-Fauth host the celebration with food, drinks and a live DJ. Noon to 3 p.m., $35. Dirty Habit, 12 Fourth St., fifth floor,, S.F., dirtyhabitsf.com

Queerly Beloved: The tradition includes cold drinks and fierce queer DJs, bands, art and performers all day long. 3 p.m., $20. El Rio, 3158 Mission St., S.F., elriosf.com

San Francisco Pride Official VIP Party: The ultimate Pride Sunday gathering features a hosted bar, hors d’oeuvres and three rooms of entertainment under the City Hall rotunda, adjacent to activities in Civic Center Plaza., 2 p.m., $60. City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, S.F, sfgov.org

Sanctuary: Gus Presents the Pride weekend workout closing party with DJs Alex Acosta, Nina Flowers and Andrew Gibbons. 10 p.m., $100. 1015 Folsom, 1015 Folsom St., S.F., 1015.com

The Stud Is So Proud of You: The DJ and drag party continues through the day. 2 p.m., $5. Stud, 399 Ninth St., S.F., studsf.com

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