PEORIA — The River City Pride Festival will be going virtual on Saturday, Aug. 1.
From the Facebook event page:
Although the impact of COVID-19 has prevented us from celebrating an in-person pride festival this year, the RCP planning board has been hard at work to help plan an AWESOME event that will support, uplift, and celebrate our community!
We are pleased to announce the VIRTUAL River City Pride Festival for 2020! This event will take place on the same day that the original RCP Festival was set to occur this year – August 1st, 2020. We have an entire day jam-packed full of awesome online events for you to tune-in to from home.
Here is the tentative schedule of events thoughout the day (official schedule to be posted soon!):
Saturday, August 1st, 2020:
11 AM – 12 PM: Affirming Faith Community Concert and PRIDE Kick-off
1 PM – 2 PM: Crafting PRIDE Art Class
3 PM – 4 PM: LGBTQ+ Informative – Coffee Talk
5 PM – 6 PM: Soulside Healing Arts – Yoga Session
7 PM – 9 PM: Drag Performances from Peoria’s Finest
10 PM – 11 PM: Pride After Hours with Peoria’s Burlesque Troupes
As we approach event day, we will be providing instructions (with web links) on how to participate!!