Activities

Iris Pride Festival

Drag Queen Super hero for Iris Pride Festival in Lincoln City OR

Lincoln City has the first and only gay pride event on the Oregon Coast, September’s annual Iris Pride Festival.

Iris pride 2011 will come at you like “POW” with Super Hero-themed fun and fabulous performers. Meet the Iris Pride Family of entertainers here.

Helping the community and giving back is part of Iris Pride. Reflecting on the current bullying epidemic in schools this year’s Iris Pride beneficiary will be the Oregon Safe Schools and Communities Coalition.

Iris Pride Sponsors Include:

Lincoln City Visitor and Convention Bureau , Surftides Lincoln City, BK Mulligans, Hip Chicks do Wine, and Chinook Winds Casino Resort.

All Weekend Long
Special Rainbow Glass Float Drop (Free!)

Hand-blown glass rainbow floats will be dropped along all 7.5 miles
of public beaches in Lincoln City.
Gay Pride Event Pride in Lincoln City, OR Friday, September 16, 2011

All You Can Eat Clam Bake at Surftides

Friday, Sept. 16, 6PM, 
$15
There is no better way to kick off your Pride weekend than with an All You Can Eat Clam Bake! Held at Surftides Resort this celebration is open to all ages and includes a full bar.
Please call 800.452.2159 or visit Surftides website
for more information and packages.
Drag U-Licious

Friday, Sept. 16, 8PM
You don’t want to miss this event. Come see contestants go from Ordinary to Fabulous in this special Drag U style show. In this American reality television style show, everyday women compete in a series of challenges to unleash their inner diva. Drag U-licious is presented by Barton Grover Howe Publishing, Green Broche Society and local Drag Royalty. The event will be hosted at BK Mulligans Sports Bar 266 SE. Hwy 101 in Lincoln City. Proceeds will go to support Oregon Safe Schools and Community Coalition and other local charities. There is a $5 entry donation for the event. Ask about event drink and food specials. Limited seating available for minors until 10 pm.
Gay Pride Festival, Lincoln City OregonSaturday, September 17, 2011
Breakfast with Dykes on Bikes

Saturday, Sept. 17, 10AM-11:30AM
, $5.95
Come have breakfast with Dykes on Bikes at BK Mulligan’s Sports Bar 266 SE. Hwy 101 in Lincoln City from 10:00am-11:30am. There will be breakfast meals to choose from at a special price of $5.95 each. Check out the motorcycles and enjoy a great breakfast to start your day. For more information call 541-996-2468.
Beachside Street Fair on SW 51st Street (map it)

Saturday, Sept. 17, 1PM-6PM
, Free!
Join Emmy®-nominated emcee Lily Armani as she guides you through a super good time! Free Drag Shows, Super Hero-themed Costume Contest, free Caricatures, Batman Bounce House, vendors, and a Flight Bouncer await you and your family in the Historic District of Taft.

Want to be a vendor? Please call Maggie Conrad 541.996.1273 or email her to reserve your vendor spot.
Men at Gay Pride Event in Lincoln City, Oregon

Drag Shows 1PM-6PM, Free!
Top billed acts from across the Northwest will be taking the stage during Iris Pride 2011. Lily Armani returns as the ever fabulous and lovely Emcee. GLAMAZONIA will amaze and delight with impressions of Cher and special appearance of SUPER GLAM! The Superstar Divas will take stage for an hour long melody that will have you crying with laughter!
Meet the Iris Pride Family of entertainers here.

Quick Change Challenge, 2PM, Free!
Ditch that secret identity and change into your super self! Contestants will be given 45 seconds to transform into a super hero with
provided materials. Registration is open to all ages. Sign up at the
T-Shirt table day of event.

Drag Queen at Iris Pride in Lincoln City, OR
Filthy Meet & Greet

Saturday, Sept. 17, 7PM-10PM
Aunt Mary’s Toast Bistro 1347 NW Hwy 101. Come hang with your friends or meet new friends at your favorite neighborhood Bistro.
Drag Show at Surftides

Saturday, Sept. 17, 10PM, 21 & Older
Join veteran performers Marcy Kraft and Adrienne Alexander as they guide you through a night of adults only fun! Enjoy an array of performers as they sing, dance, and make you laugh all while you enjoy the full bar service in the Herman Melville Room at Surftides Resort.
Sunday, September 18, 2011
Flamingo Bingo at Surftides

Sunday, Sept. 18, Noon, 
$10-$12
Feathers, flamers, and fabulousness can be found at Flamingo Bingo at Gay Pride Festival, Lincoln City OregonBingo!

Wear pink to get a free card and join in on this 18-and-older fun event hosted by the Portland Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence

Sunday, Sept. 18, 2:30-4:30, 
FREE
“Of Trucks and Tiaras: Supporting Trans and Gender Non- conforming Children and Youth in Your Community” Sunday, September 18 from 2:30-4:30pm at the Historic Anchor Inn in Lincoln City (4417 SW Hwy 101). Brought to you by TransActive Education & Advocacy and PFLAG Central Coast