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Dive Into Pride with Motor City Pride



Motor City Pride Spans The First Weekend in June!


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Motor City Pride, believe it or not, is just around the corner again! Sunday, June 5th from noon to 7pm in downtown Ferndale, Michigan, this year promises to be bigger and better than ever. Yes, Motor City Pride, once again is bigger than the already huge street festival event...in fact, that's just how it ends.







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Friday, June 3rd


This year the Pride celebration starts on Friday June 3rd with your choice of two events. First, Pride Night Out at the Detroit Shock, happens at the Palace. Come enjoy the best women athletes in the world while supporting Motor City Pride! The game, against the New York Liberty starts at 7:30 pm, and is sure to be a blast. Tickets are only $16 and available by calling Latrice Jackson at (248) 544-6411 or email her at blkmagicwomyn@yahoo.com.




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Friday, June 3rd


Secondly, don't miss the Motor City Pride Garden Party at the Whitney. Friday June 3rd, from 6-10pm. Tickets are available online at www.motorcitypride.com or by calling (313) 537-3323. The cost is $20 in advance or $25 at the door and ticket price includes a grill buffet and entertainment. Hosted by the fabulous Serena Escavale, the evening is sure to be a complete blast! Featured entertainer, singer/songwriter, J. Fortino from New York City will be there to keep you moving. Don't miss out!




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Saturday, June 4th


On Saturday, June 4th, the weekend continues with the Motor City Pride Commitment Ceremony in front of Ferndale's City Hall! At 2pm, Mayor Porter of Ferndale, along with Mayor Pro-Tem Craig Covey and Rev. Mark Bidwell of MCC Detroit will be officiating a wonderful ceremony. The ceremony includes flowers, cake, and professional photography. Be sure to be a part of history, and make the union with your partner special! For more information or to sign up, please contact Mark Bidwell at 248-399-7741.




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Saturday, June 4th


On Saturday night, don't miss the Pride Movie Event, Slutty Summer! At the Main Art Theatre for ONE showing only, this "somewhat" romantic comedy is sure to be a great time. Tickets are only $10, and all proceeds go to support Pride. Come see struggling cutie waitboy Markus as he starts his summer heart broken and single after having walked I on his lover having sex with another guy. He won't be held down long, though as fellow waiter Luke teaches him the joy of casual sex and Markus soon begins his first "Slutty Summer." Visit www.motorcitypride.com to get your tickets now before they are sold out!




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Sunday, June 5th


On Sunday, June 5th, join your friends for an amazing Pre-Pride Brunch at Como's in Ferndale. Starting at 9am, Como's is the best place to start your Sunday Pride Celebration. And, don't forget to return after at 7pm for Barb Payton on the patio!




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Sunday, June 5th


Before the street festival, join us for the Motor City Pride Family Picnic in the Martin Road Park in Ferndale (on the northeast side) from 11:00 am to 12:30 am. Bring your own sack lunch! There will be lots of games and activities for the whole family! After the picnic the fun will continue at the Family Area of Pride until 7:00 pm. Let's show the world together that Love is what makes a family – our familes!




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Sunday, June 5th


At noon, the weekend cumulates with the ever growing, seam-busting Pride event – the Motor City Pride Street Festival! Every year, just when you think that the previous can't possibly be outdone, it just gets bigger and better! Join 30,000 of your closest friends in the streets of downtown Ferndale to show your pride. This year the main stage be featuring diva/singer/songwriter Martha Wash, known for her worldwide chart-busting hit, "It's Raining Men." Not only will Martha Wash be on stage, but Martika, known for "Toy Soldiers", and local celeb Barbara Payton.


Besides the entertainment there will be hundreds of exhibitors! There will be everything you could possibly want in rainbow plus arts and crafts varying from photography to pottery. And new to the event this year, the heart-pounding, bass-thumping GayFuel Dance Pavilion located right outside the beer garden will keep you moving all day long.




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Sunday, June 5th


At 7pm when the street festival closes you may think, "that was fun, time to go." But WAIT there's more, because it's not like our "family" to throw any celebration without going into the wee hours of the morning. The fun will continue at Q for the Official Motor City Pride After Party Tea Dance.


This year Motor City Pride is one that your friends will be talking about for a long time after, be sure not to miss a beat. So if you're hot this year - get wet!!!! Come on... you know you want to, head first, all the way... "Dive Into Pride!"


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