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Saturday, June 15, 2024

Hodag Park, Rhinelander, WI

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2024 Northwoods Pride Festival
2024 Northwoods Pride Festival
16 DAYS TO THE EVENT
Jun 15, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Hodag Park,
509 Hodag Park Dr, Rhinelander, WI 54501, USA

Mission

Building trusting relationships and a safe space for the LGBTQ community via entertainment, interactions, and educational opportunities. We will celebrate the history, creativity, and diversity of the LGBTQ community to promote understanding and acceptance in Northwoods Wisconsin.

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Goals

  • Celebrate the history and the creativity of the LGBTQ community via entertaining events, such as documentary films, drag shows for all ages, family activities, live music, and food. 

  • Educate the participants about the diversity of human sexuality and gender via educational programs, such as keynote speakers, panel discussions, and virtual presentations. 

  • Promote self-awareness, self-acceptance, self-esteem, and mental health for the LGBTQ community via resources fair, networking, and educational activities. 

  • Fundraise for Nicolet Rainbow Hodags Leadership Scholarships and queer youth programs. 

  • Provide social and networking opportunities for LGBTQ+ people to make meaningful connection and feel a sense of belonging in the Northwoods community.

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PBS Documentary Night: Wisconsin Pride

5 -7 pm, Friday, June 7
Nicolet College Theater

Join us for a free screening of Wisconsin Pride (documentary), followed by a facilitated community discussion. The film brings hidden LGBTQ+ stories forward, and reconsiders our state’s history in that light.

Popcorn will be provided!

View the trailer. 

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Northwoods Pride Open Mic

Saturday, June 15th

Welcoming any professional or amateur musicians, or have open mics (poetry jam, dance, sing, instrument, stand-up comedy, etc), karaoke.

All volunteer-driven. No compensation.

Note: We may contact you for additional information for the sample of music/act that you'll be performing for the day.

Cost: Free

Event Hosted by: Nicolet College Rainbow Hodags & ArtStart

Expected attendees: 250-400 people

Event Address: Hodag Park, 509 Hodag Park Dr. Rhinelander, WI

Northwoods Pride is made possible by amazing partners in  our community. Thank you!

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