NAPLES, Florida – Naples Pride has canceled Pride Fest 2021 out of caution and COVID-19 concerns.
The event was scheduled for November 20.
Rather, organizers say they are hosting PrideGiving 2021.
These small public events in Naples and the surrounding towns throughout the month of November. All events will follow CDC guidelines, require everyone to wear a mask, and only take RSVPs to manage crowd levels.
Saturday November 6, 2021; 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Immokalee First Street Plaza
Join us for the Immokalee visibility day! This is our very first event at Immokalee, and will feature snacks and drinks with music and Naples Pride Gear. Free entry, RSVP link [link.mediaoutreach.meltwater.com]
Sunday November 14, 2021; 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Festival Park
Join us for a taste of the best food truck park in Naples, with dances, drag shows and drink specials. Free entry, RSVP link [link.mediaoutreach.meltwater.com]
Thursday, November 18, 2021; 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Marco Island Arts Center
Join us, in collaboration with the Marco Island Center for the Arts, for an evening of dancing, refreshments and merriment. Tickets: $ 15, Ticket link [link.mediaoutreach.meltwater.com]
Friday, November 19, 2021; 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Staybridge Suites Naples
Join us Friday night for ‘Taste the Rainbow’, a Happy Hour & Silent Auction event at Staybridge Suites Naples Pride. Enjoy free appetizers and colorful specialty drinks. Use this link [link.mediaoutreach.meltwater.com] to book your weekend stay at the Staybridge Suites Naples. Tickets: Free, RSVP link [link.mediaoutreach.meltwater.com]
Friday, November 19, 2021; 8:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Location: Off the Hook Comedy Club
Get ready to laugh at the Off the Hook Comedy Club for this Stand Up or Get Dragged Down event, “The Ultimate Cabaret Open Mic Night”. Tickets limited, so be sure to buy your tickets early. Tickets: $ 25 / general admission or $ 35 / VIP admission
Ticket link [link.mediaoutreach.meltwater.com], Facebook event link [link.mediaoutreach.meltwater.com]
Saturday, November 20, 2021; 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 11:30 am to 1:30 pm; 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Naples Pride Center
Join us for our first annual Naples Pride Drag Race. We will meet at the Naples Pride Center to decorate all participating vehicles and then proceed with a caravan through downtown Naples and Cambier Park. There is no limit to this event, as we will remain socially distanced in our own vehicles – pack as many as you can in your vehicle. Tickets: $ 20 / vehicle RSVP link [link.mediaoutreach.meltwater.com]
After the Naples Pride Drag Race, the fun continues with a barbecue at the Naples Pride Center from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tickets: $ 10, RSVP link [link.mediaoutreach.meltwater.com]
That night we also have our first annual Naples Pride Movie Night, 6-9 p.m., in honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), an annual celebration that honors the memory of transgender people. whose life was lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. We will screen a movie under the stars, accompanied by popcorn. Tickets will be sold individually or in group packs. Tickets: $ 15, RSVP link [link.mediaoutreach.meltwater.com]
Saturday, November 20, 2021; 9:30 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Site: Bambusa Bar & Grill [link.mediaoutreach.meltwater.com]
The fun continues with a very special night, featuring the Bambusa Babes and DJ Kooshie. We’ll also have plenty of Naples Pride gear and a 50/50 raffle.
RSVP link [link.mediaoutreach.meltwater.com]
Sunday, November 21, 2021; 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Bistro 821
We are ending Naples Pride Giving 2021, with Brunch & Show. Bistro 821 offers dishes fusing Asian, European and national flavors and, at this special Naples Pride event, will also feature a Drag Queen show. RSVP link [link.mediaoutreach.meltwater.com]