NYE Rainbow Ball
to Jan 1

NYE Rainbow Ball

Everyone is invited to the most glittering, colorful, inclusive NYE party ever!
Step into the historic Akron Civic Theatre and enjoy the first of its kind! A celebration of the rainbow to benefit Akron Pride Festival.

Your $100 entry includes: Entertainment, NYE party food by Moe’s Restaurant, 5 hour open bar, DJ NYE dance party, queen appearances by Cherry Veneer & 2018 Miss Akron Pride Festival Alejandra J-Love, midnight celebration and party wear. This is your chance to celebrate in style and so much more! 

Ticket sales begin November 1st at the Civic Theater Box Office and through Ticketmaster (fees apply). Sponsorship opportunities available here!

This is an over 21 yrs of age event.

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Christmas Drag Brunch at Jilly's
11:00 AM11:00

Christmas Drag Brunch at Jilly's

Please join us for a festive, fun brunch! Bloody Marys, Mimosas and more! Always served up right by our incredible cast and incredible staff at Jilly's Music Room! Seating is limited and reservations are suggested. Musical performance by Natalie Martin. Cherry Veneer and Denise Russell take the stage for a festive drag performance. Don't forget there will be awesome cocktail specials and the best gluten free brunch in Akron. Call Jilly's to reserve your space NOW!
As always NO COVER charge!

Akron Pride Merch will be available to purchase for your holiday needs!

Brought to you by Akron Pride Festival~Jilly's ~LGBT Fest

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Chipotle - Change for a Cause
5:00 PM17:00

Chipotle - Change for a Cause


Foil your dinner plans and stop by the Chipotle at 825 W Market Ave. in Akron for our fundraiser on Monday, July 30 from 5:00pm - 9:00pm. We're raising money to support Akron Pride Festival, so just download a flyer from the link below or mention the fundraiser at checkout and they'll donate 33% of the proceeds to the cause!

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APF Rubber Ducks Night Out!
7:00 PM19:00

APF Rubber Ducks Night Out!


There are many reason you should enjoy Akron Rubber Ducks baseball in the summer! 
Akron Pride Festival’s Night Out on June 21 is one of the best! 
June is official Pride month and we want to celebrate the first day of summer at the ballpark!
Don’t forget, Thursday at the stadium is alway Yingling Dollar Beer Night! There’s always room for popcorn, peanuts and a hotdog or two! 

Watch our beloved Rubber Ducks beat the Hartford Yard Goats! Bound to be a hooooot a nanny!

Show your PRIDE and join us! 
Get Tickets here! 

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8:00 PM20:00



Akron Civic Theatre | 182 S. Main Street | Akron, OH 44308

Kick off the pride season at the Akron Civic Theatre as 15 drag queens fight heel to heel for a chance to win Miss Akron Pride Festival 2018!

The featured queen and runner-ups will have an opportunity to perform at this year's Akron Pride Festival taking place August 25th at Hardesty Park. Judges will evaluate performers on costume design, runway lip sync, questions from our host, as well as crowd following. The show will be hosted by Raven of RuPaul's Drag Race. Don't miss out on this unique evening of glitz and laughs all in support of Akron Pride Festival.

Tickets can be purchased at The Civic box office or through Ticketmaster (available March 6th).


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5:30 PM17:30



Tangier | 532 W. Market Street | Akron, OH 44303

Race at the Raffle is CANAPI's signature fundraising event. The event features pre-recorded horse races selected at random; participants may purchase or sponsor (and name, for better or worse) horses in several races or simply bet on a predicted victor. A race announcer hilariously narrates races using names chosen by participants. Event tickets correspond to an ongoing reverse raffle. Spice it up further with the 50/50 raffle, sideboard, silent auction and live auction. To the victor go the spoils! Open bar, hors d'oeuvres offered.

Come dressed in your best derby outfit! The best outfit will win 50/50 raffle tickets and a secret prize compliments of CANAPI.

Money raised at Race at the Raffle goes directly to CANAPI programming. Must be present or represented to win 50/50 or reverse raffle.

Visit www.canapi.org/events to purchase tickets (available March 23rd).

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