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| 08/17/2021 | Annual Festivals & Events

PRIDE VISALIA

Countdown to PRIDE Visalia

Plan for a weekend celebrating diversity, inclusion and acceptance at PRIDE Visalia, at the region’s only Pride Festival – PRIDE Visalia on October 23, 2021. The event is organized by The Source LGBTQ+ and will be held at Valley Strong Stadium. All are welcome to attend.

The Source LGBT+ Center is proud to be a hub of resources, education, and support for our LGBT+ population and the entire community. This day-long event will have food trucks and vendors, exhibits, entertainment, a Kid's Zone, education and outreach. 

The following hotels are pleased to offer festival-goers special rates for the PRIDE Visalia weekend. Read below for details on how to take advantage of the special rates.

WYNDHAM VISALIA
THE LAMP LITER INN

Wyndham Visalia - Rate: $129+ tax per night  (check-in on either October 22 or 23, 2021 with check-out on October 24, 2021)
Special rates available only until Sept 25, 2021

9000 W. Airport Drive Visalia, CA  93277
(559) 651-5000

To reserve by Phone: Please call the Front Desk at (559) 651-5000 and mention the room block for "Pride Visalia"

To reserve Online: Click the group link or go to: www.wyndham.com and complete the below steps:

1. Enter dates
2. Click on 'special rates & codes'
3. Click on 'group code'
4. Enter '102221PRI'

Lamp Liter Inn - $120+ tax per night (Check-in on either October 22 or 23, 2021 with check-out on October 24, 2021)
Special Hotel Rates Available until October 1, 2021

3300 W. Mineral King Ave. Visalia, CA  93291
(559) 732-4511

To Reserve: Please call the Front Desk at (559) 732-4511 and mention that you are with the room block for "2021 Pride Visalia"

PRIDE Visalia is a day-long festival held at Valley Strong Stadium. Along with the festival, there are special events and activities happening throughout the weekend. Explore the restaurants, shops and entertainment in downtown Visalia, visit Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, and celebrate PRIDE.

ILLUSIONS DRAG SHOW

Drag Show, Drinks and Dancing from 9:00pm to 2:00am at the Fifth Quarter

FREE GUIDED HIKE

Sequoia Guides will lead a FREE guided hike in Sequoia for PRIDE Attendees

WHERE TO DINE

Visalia is a Foodie Paradise with lots of dining options

Plan your weekend celebrating PRIDE. Here's what your weekend looks like:

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22

Gather with friends and family at one of the many restaurants in Visalia. From fine dining to food trucks, Visalia truly dishes it up. We have lots of suggestions for the perfect spot on our dining page.


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23

PRIDE Festival: Held at Valley Strong Stadium from 11:00 - 3:00. Click on the link above to purchase your advance tickets. 

Afterparty: Join your friends for some adult post-festival fun at The Fifth Quarter for the Illusion Drag Show. Music, dancing, and nightlight will keep the fun going after dark.


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24

Visit Sequoia National Park: Sign up for the special FREE Guided Hike in Sequoia National Park led by Sequoia Guides for PRIDE attendees. See Sequoia National Park like never before with a guided hike led by experienced guide Krista Simonic. She will take you on a 2-hour journey through Giant Sequoias and share her in-depth knowledge of these amazing trees, the largest living things on earth! This unforgettable experience is limited and advance signups are required. Join the fun on this easy 2.5 miles roundtrip exploration of the Big Trees Trail, Hazelwood and Bear Hill trails. Wheelchair users can join us for the Big Trees Trail and Hazelwood portions (mix of paved and crushed granite trail, gently graded, benches available along the way.) Note that Sequoia National Park has a $35 vehicle entry fee. Details on meet up spot will be emailed upon registration.

Their mission is to provide spaces within our communities for the LGBT+ population to Learn, Grow, Belong, Transform, Question + Support. Their VISION is to cultivate new resources through advocacy, partnerships and fundraising to unite and advance the LGBT+ community in Tulare & Kings Counties. Tickets for the event and more information can be found on the PRIDE Visalia event website.


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