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2023 Pride Fest

June 9 @ 5:00 pm - June 11 @ 5:00 pm

June 9 @ 5:00 pm – June 11 @ 5:00 pm

Pride Fest Weekend kicks off Friday June 9th and continues through Sunday June 11th in the Historic East Village.

Click here to see the PRIDE FEST CALENDAR!
Here are just a few of the specials going on in East Village businesses during Pride Fest:
Des Moines Street Collective Rainbow flags and pins get you free bench time!
East Village Spa Stop into East Village Spa during regular spa hours Friday and Saturday of Pridefest to enter to win an inclusive rainbow nail polish set and spa prize package worth over $200! Grab a hydrating mocktail and an “Every. Body. Welcome.” Pridefest sticker. Details at EVDaySpa.com and @evdayspa on Instagram
Eden Eden will be hosting Nathan Spalding of SadBoy Ceramics, a small-batch functional pottery. Queer-Owned & Des Moines based.
A REFRESH STATION will be available at Eden during the Saturday (10-5pm) of Pride weekend. Freshen up during the festival with micellar waters, and reapply Supergoop! sunscreen with us!
HoQ Restaurant We will be offering beverages to go from our mobile bar cart outside of our restaurant. We will be offering a special Pride Punch with vodka or gin for $10 or a non-alcoholic version for $5 as well as canned local beer.
The New Northwestern Happy Hour all Weekend!
$6.00 Glasses of Wine | $5.00 Flavored Margaritas | $6.00 White Sangria
RAYGUN Micah from Tinsel & Resin will be debuting their new Pride earring collection at this month’s pop up! Our friends from People’s Pride will also have a table to chat about their mission 🙂
Stoked LLC 20% off storewide Friday between 5-8pm.
Wooly’s We’re hosting two nights of Drag King DSM! Kick off the weekend for Grown & Sexy on June 9th, an 18+ event and then again on Saturday, June 10th for Pride Fest All Ages. Tickets can be purchased in advance at woolysdm.com
ZHOOSH We will be holding a giveaway of some of our favorite wellness products (entry with purchase). We will also be hosting popups all three days of pride, including tooth gems by Midwest Gemz, face painting, and more!


June 9 @ 5:00 pm
June 11 @ 5:00 pm
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Capital City Pride
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Historic East Village
East Village
Des Moines, IA 50309 United States
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