Central Coast Pride Calendar
2016 Calendar of Events

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The Pride Committee is working to bring you a fantastic 2016 pride. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Pride on the Central Coast. Mark your calendar now and plan to be in San Luis Obispo July 8 through 10.

2016 Pre-Pride Events


2016 Pride Week at a Glance


Wednesday, July 6th
  • Guest Bartender Night @ Black Sheep
    6:00-9:00 PM @ Black Sheep, 1117 Chorro St, SLO
    Free event. Come ready to tip the 'tenders.
Thursday, July 7th
  • An Act of Love (with special guest, Rev. Frank Schaefer, for Q and A)
    6:30 PM @ United Church of Christ (Congregational), 11245 Los Osos Valley Rd., SLO
    $10 Suggested Donation. People of Faith for Justice will be celebrating Pride with a screening of An Act of Love, a documentary about the trial that rocked the United Methodist Church, and Rev. Frank Schaefer, the minister who risked it all for his son. Rev. Schafer will be our guest.
Friday, July 8th

While SLO Brew is under construction note our new venue this year, The Grange Hall. Choose from two show times and multiple seating options! Doors open 30 minutes before show time. Please bring cash to tip our drag queens and for the cash-only bar! Click to purchase tickets online now.

  • Drag Show (Early Show, 21 & Over)
    6:30 PM @ The Grange, 2880 Broad St, SLO
  • Drag Show (Late Show, 21 & Over)
    9:00 PM @ The Grange, 2880 Broad St, SLO
Saturday, July 9th
  • True Colors – Inspired Pride
    4:30-5:45 PM @ SLO Library Community Room, 995 Palm St, SLO
    Free event.

  • Comedian Hal Sparks with Leah Mansfield (21 & Over)
    8:30 PM @ The Fremont Theater, 1035 Monterey St, SLO
    Doors and bar open at 7:45. Seating in the first four rows & an exclusive pre-show reception at Cafe Roma (6:30-7:30) with a cocktail and hors d'oeuvres included for $50. General admission $25.
    Purchase comedy show tickets online.

  • Platinum Pride Party (21 & Over)
    10:00 PM - 1:30 AM @ Luna Red, 1023 Chorro St
    $10 cover at the door.
Sunday, July 10th
  • 20th Anniversary Pride in the Plaza
    Noon - 5:30 PM @ the Mission Plaza, SLO
    Free event. Click for complete details

  • After-Pride Celebration
    5:30 - 10:00 PM @ Novo, 726 Higuera Street, SLO
    Free event.