WEEKEND PREVIEW: Alki Beach Pride 2021!

(WSB photo, 2020 Alki Beach Parade cars-and-more parade)

This weekend’s biggest event is a collection of events – Alki Beach Pride, which Stacy Bass-Walden and her team have kept going through the pandemic – and this year, ABP’s 7th year, there’s a big lineup of events! Highlights will include:

CAR PARADE: Start arriving 10:30 am Saturday at Jack Block Park (drive into the entrance at 2130 Harbor Avenue SW), decorate your car, and roll out at noon to head toward the beach.

RAINBOW CITY BAND: Performing at noon Saturday in The Admiral District (2300 block California SW) and then “in several spots on the Alki boardwalk.”

VOLLEYBALL TRAINING: Join the West Seattle Reign on the beach volleyball courts 11 am-7 pm on Saturday, all ages.

COVID-19 VACCINE POP-UPS: Two chances to get vaccinated – noon-7 pm Saturday at Alki Bathhouse (60th/Alki), 3-9 pm Sunday at Statue of Liberty Plaza (61st/Alki).

ABP AFTERPARTY: At Alki Beach Pub (2722 Alki SW), 10 pm-close on Saturday night.

PRIDE PAINT & SIP: 11 am Sunday at 59th/Alki, hosted by Kay the Painting Lady

KAYAK/SUP PARADE: Meet at 11:30 am Sunday at Seacrest – Alki Kayak Tours is offering 25% off rentals.

ROLLER PARADE: 1 pm Sunday, meet at the Alki Statue of Liberty (61st/Alki) and roll toward Seacrest Park.

INDIGENOUS STORYTELLING: After the roller parade, listen to Hailey Tayathy tell stories “Imagining Queer Indigenous Futures” at Seacrest, 1:45 pm Sunday.

OUTDOOR MOVIE: 8:15 pm Sunday, “But I’m a Cheerleader,” at Alki Playground (59th/Stevens)

Supporting ABP and the LGBTQ+ community, many businesses beyond the beach are offering specials – see the list here!

4 Replies to "WEEKEND PREVIEW: Alki Beach Pride 2021!"

  • BW August 12, 2021 (7:25 am)

    Thanks for the calendar!  Which day is the car parade?

    • WSB August 12, 2021 (9:46 am)

      Thanks for catching that, fixed. Saturday. Also linked the schedule in the first line (it was at the end too but I’d intended to link it to the “big lineup” mention).

  • Sillygoose August 12, 2021 (8:04 am)

    WOW!  Impressive lineup it’s going to be hot hydrate yourselves!!  

  • andreea August 12, 2021 (2:08 pm)

    This is going to be sooooo fun!!! Thanks for all your hard work, Stacy + Jolie + whole crew!

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