MetroEast Pride announces entertainment schedule

BELLEVILLE — MetroEast Pride has announced their entertainment line up for this year’s event. The schedule is:

12:00 PM-12:30 PM | CHARIS St. Louis Women’s Chorus
12:30 PM-1:00 PM | Ryan Conner – Motivational Hip Hop
1:00 PM-2:00 PM | Mz. Goldie
2:00 PM-2:15 PM | Community Service Awards
2:15 PM-2:45 PM | Gateway Men’s Chorus
3:00 PM-4:00 PM | StompBox and the Mixtapes
4:00 AM-5:30 PM | Ashan & Grotsky
5:30 PM-8:30 PM | Champagne Fixx
8:30 PM-10:00 PM | High Heel Drag Race & Drag Show

MetroEast Pride is also still looking for volunteers and the deadline for vendors is this Saturday, May 4. For more information and applications to become a vendor, go here.

MetroEast Pride drag fundraiser at Big Daddy’s

BELLEVILLE — MetroEast Pride held another fundraiser at Big Daddy’s as a follow up to the March 4 event at Club Escapade. Ravyn Winters hosted with cast of drag kings and queens from the MetroEast area. The funds and donations made from the afternoon will go toward Pride Fest that will be held on June 8, 2019, on Main Street in downtown Belleville. All photos by Carmelita DeLeon Photography

MetroEast Pride holds drag fundraiser in Belleville

BELLEVILLE — MetroEast Pride held a fundraiser this past weekend at Club Escapade in Belleville. They had a packed house with all money going to MEP’s Pride activities this year. You can see more photos at MetroEast Pride’s Facebook page. All photos by Carmelita DeLeon via MetroEast Pride.

Deadline approaching for vendor registration at MetroEast Pride

BELLEVILLE — The deadline for vendors to register for this year’s MetroEast Pride is coming up fast. From MetroEast Pride’s Facebook post:
Attention all 2019 Metro East Pride Vendors!!!! We are quickly approaching the deadline to submit your 2019 Metro East Pride Fest vendor application. Please use the link below to utilize our online application. If you prefer to print and mail it in, you can also get the pdf version from the same link.

MetroEast Drag Show March 9

MetroEast Pride adds second drag show fundraiser

BELLEVILLE — MetroEast Pride has added another drag show fundraiser. So, in addition to the show this Saturday, March 9, there will be another on Saturday, March 24. From MetroEast Pride’s Facebook post:
Breaking News! If one Metro East Pride Drag Show isn’t enough for you for March…we are doing a second one as well!!! Join us this Saturday, March 9th at 10pm at Club Escapade for all kinds of Crazy antics …

MetroEast Pride fundraiser at Bubby & Sissy’s on Jan. 26

ALTON — MetroEast Pride’s first fundraiser of 2019 will be a drag show at Bubby & Sissy’s in Alton on Saturday, Jan. 26. From the Facebook event:
Join us for the first Metro East Pride Fundraiser at Bubby & Sissy’s! Metro East Pride will be offering bus transportation to the Metro East Pride fundraiser at Bubby & Sissy’s on Saturday, January 26 to help ensure everyone’s safety. Cost of the bus is $25.00 per person and includes bus ride + drag show cover charge.

MetroEast Pride holds fundraiser at Club Escapade

BELLEVILLE — MetroEast Pride held their December fundraiser at Club Escapade on Dec. 8. From their Facebook post:
Our Metro East Pride December Fun(d)raiser was held on December 8, 2018 with all proceeds going back to MetroEast Pride. Thank you to all of our performers – InZanity Love GodsonofDrag, Mona Chase, Janida S. Love, MissLady LusciousDiva, Jameson-Micheal Hand, and our Entertainment Director and Show Host, Ravyn Winters – who gave up their time and donated their tips back to this wonderful organization. Thank you to DrBling Denise Reaves for being a part of this night and donating.

Walk with MetroEast Pride at O’Fallon holiday parade

O’FALLON — MetroEast Pride is asking for volunteers to walk with them during the annual holiday parade in O’Fallon. From MetroEast Pride’s Facebook page:
Volunteers needed! We will be walking in the 2018 O’Fallon Illuminated Holiday Parade this Saturday, November 23rd. We are looking for community members and allies to walk with us in order to make a greater impact at the parade. If you or your organization would like to volunteer, please contact Nicci Kincer at or send her a direct message on Facebook.