Annual spring and summer LGBT events in Anchorage

Summertime, and the living is easy... Here is a sneak peak at some of the great annual LGBT spring and summer events in Anchorage, and the return of an event that used to be annual: the Women's Music Festival. Get out your calendar and mark these dates.

Graze to Raise for the GLCCA 5/7, 5:30 p.m.
Walk through downtown stopping at different food stations along the way, then finish back at the Dena'ina Center for the Grand Finale event with dessert, live entertainment, a beer and wine garden, children's activities and prize drawings. On May 7 at 5:30 p.m., register at the Community Center by May 3.

Dehibernation Brown Bear Bus Run 5/8, Noon-5 p.m.
Join The Last Frontier Men's Club for the annual Dehibernation Bus Run loaded with food, drinks and bears on Saturday May 8 from 12-5 PM. Tickets are $20, available at The Raven and from current Men's Club title holders. 21+ only.

Memorial Day Picnic at Kincaid Park 5/31, noon
The Imperial Court's College of Emperors and Empresses hosts the annual Memorial Day Picnic at Kincaid Park, on May 31 from noon to 5 p.m. For more than 30 years, this showcase event has launched the summer meet and greet season. Strike a pose, see you there!

Pride Week 2010: A Pride Odyssey
Alaska's gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities (and our fabulous straight allies) will demonstrate our PRIDE for 10 colorful days from June 18-27 as we celebrate Alaska PrideFest 2010: A Pride Odyssey. Pride Week activities on the schedule so far include the new QUEERLYMPICS and the annual Mr./Miss/Ms. Gay Alaska Pageant, Drag Queen Bingo, and Gay Holocaust Memorial Service.

Pride Parade and Festival 6/26, 11 a.m.
The Celebrating Diversity Parade is the highlight of Pride Week and will be held this year on June 26 at 11 a.m. in downtown Anchorage, followed by the Festival on the Delaney Park Strip. Be there!

Alaska Women's Music Festival 7/23-7/25
That's right - it's happening! Stay tuned for details, but block the weekend of July 23-25 and get your camping gear ready.

Coronation XXXVIII, Labor Day weekend
The Imperial Court of All Alaska requests the honor of your presence at Coronation XXXVIII on Labor Day weekend 2010.

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