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Festival: Bellingham Pride hosts family picnic, parade

Bellingham Mayor Kelli Linville raises the rainbow pride flag, placed below the American flag, kicking off the annual Bellingham Pride Festival in 2013.
Bellingham Mayor Kelli Linville raises the rainbow pride flag, placed below the American flag, kicking off the annual Bellingham Pride Festival in 2013. The Bellingham Herald

Bellingham Pride presents several events Saturday and Sunday, July 11-12.

At noon Saturday, a Pride Family Picnic will be held at Maritime Heritage Park, 500 W. Holly St. Donations appreciated to cover the cost of food.

At noon Sunday, a Pride Parade start at the intersection of Ohio Street and Cornwall Avenue and travels along Cornwall to Depot Market Square, at Railroad Avenue and Maple Street, where the festival continues until 4 p.m. with vendors, children’s activities, and appearances by local and state dignitaries. To participate in the parade, be a vendor, or learn other details, go to bhampride.org.

Also on Saturday, Rumors Cabaret will present its annual Imperial Sovereign Court of the Emerald Empire Pride Drag Show for people 21 and older. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. at Rumors, 1119 Railroad Ave. The show starts at 7:30, followed by the annual Rumor’s Pride Party. Cover is $5.

The location of the picnic was corrected July 9, 2015.

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