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2023 Pride Fest

June 9, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - June 11, 2023 @ 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 and guides!
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 June 10 only – Until 5 pm
Eden will host a REFRESH STATION fully equipped with sunscreens, micellar water, and facial spray so festival attendees can freshen up during the festival day!June 10 only – Until supplies last
Nathan Spalding of SadBoy Ceramics, a queer-owned small-batch potter will be selling a variety of ceramics, including limited-edition mugs.
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.
KIN DSM Open until 8 pm Friday night for aura portrait walk-ins.
The New Northwestern Happy Hour all Weekend!
$6.00 Glasses of Wine | $5.00 Flavored Margaritas | $6.00 White Sangria
Peace Tree Brewing Co. Peace Tree’s Fantasm brut ale was brewed to be equally delicious for all! A portion of all Fantasm sales will be donated to One Iowa. Get a free bag of Skittles with any draft or 6-pack of Fantasm purchased throughout Pride Week. “Pridemosa” cocktails will also be available for the month of June! Enjoy Peace Tree’s large patio or cool off from the fest in our air-conditioned taproom.
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 5-8 pm.
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, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
June 11, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
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Historic East Village
East Village
Des Moines, IA 50309 United States
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