Open Door hosting Ms. Rainbow drag pageant and fundraiser on Sept. 6


ELGIN — Open Door is hosting the Ms. Rainbow Drag Beauty Pageant and Benefit at Fiesta Mexicana on Friday, Sept. 6.

The pageant is a fundraiser for Open Door, a regional healthcare organization that provides services including education, prevention, diagnosis and treatment services to those who have or are at risk for sexually transmitted infections, including HIV/AIDS, in addition to serving the greater LGBTQ community.

The pageant takes place the first night of the Elgin Fringe Festival. Doors open at 8 p.m., the show starts at 9. Tickets are $20 with a $5 discount at the door if you have a Fringe Festival button. 

For contestant packets, click here  (English) or click here (Spanish). You can buy tickets here.