Seattle Pride, organizers of the LGBTQIA+ fall celebration event, All Together Now at Volunteer Park on Capitol Hill (3 p.m. – 7 p.m. on Oct. 9) today announced the programming featuring lots of food, drink, fun and games, and a can’t-miss lineup of LGBTQIA+ performers.
Headlining the free event is Seattle-based producer, DJ, and artist Chong the Nomad who will be sharing the stage with local favorites including DJ dark_wiley, CarLarans and Cassandra Lewis, alongside BeautyBoiz, presented by Tito’s Handmade Vodka. The show will be hosted by KEXP-on air host Marco Collins and drag queen favorite Betty Wetter.
The event will also feature a crowd favorite, Drag Queen Bingo, presented by Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire and hosted by Aleksa Manila. Bingo cards and daubers will be available for purchase at the event, with proceeds benefitting Seattle Pride.
Guests will also enjoy an alcohol garden offering Elysian Brewing, Mike’s Hard Lemonade Seltzer, Ruben’s Brews, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire, and Tito’s Handmade Vodka, and local food trucks includingDumpling Tzar, Full Tilt Ice Cream, Mobile Mayan, and Monster Dogs. Additional fun and games at the event include a 360-degree photo booth presented by T-Mobile, oversized Jenga, cornhole, and more.
An onsite COVID-19 vaccination clinic will also be made available by UW Medicine to provide vaccinations to people who have not yet received them.
“We are so excited to finally bring our community together in-person this fall to not only celebrate diversity and queer arts and culture, but also to celebrate National Coming Out Day on the following Monday, October 11,” said Seattle Pride Executive Director Krystal Marx.
In recognition of National Coming Out Day, community members will be invited to reflect on their coming out stories at a My Coming Out Story video booth at the event and online at in advance of the celebration, hosted by Seattle Pride in partnership with C89.5 and Three Dollar Bill Cinema.
“Sharing your coming out story is incredibly important for our community – regardless of whether that experience was painful or humorous or something else altogether,” shared Marx. “We want our community to participate in sharing their coming out stories because it allows other folks in our community to live authentically, creating a safer space for us all.”
The surely powerful coming out video testimonials will be treated with sensitivity and the respect they deserve, and will be archived at C895.org/Pride and compiled for a Seattle Pride YouTube channel release on Coming Out Day to generate empathy, create new advocates — and inspire others to come out. Folks can submit their coming out stories online in advance of the event at C895.org/Pride.
The fall celebration will also see the return of Seattle Pride’s Vote with Pride campaign – which it launched last year – sponsored by Seattle Pride’s Seattle Out & Proud Foundation to grow LGBTQIA+ voter registration and participation in the upcoming general election. The Vote with Pride booth will help attendees register to vote, educate themselves about the candidates with the new, online Seattle Pride Voter’s Guide, and offer Vote with Pride campaign stickers and yard signs.
Masks are required for all attendees at this event. Proof of vaccination (both vaccination cards and cellphone photos of vaccination cards accepted) is required for event and alcohol garden entry; patrons unable to be vaccinated – regardless of age – can show proof of negative COVID PCR test within 48 hours of the event. Details regarding COVID safety precautions and requirements are available on the event webpage.
To make the event accessible to the larger community, ASL interpreters will be utilized for the stage performances.
Seattle Pride’s events are made possible with generous support from presenting partners Alaska Airlines, Facebook, Starbucks and T-Mobile, from Seattle Pride’s Official TV Partner, KIRO 7; The Stranger, and radio partners C89.5 FM, KNKX, and MOViN 92.5; as well as many other corporate and community partners.
For more information and to view the weekend’s complete program schedule of featured performers, activities, and more, visit SeattlePride.org and follow Seattle Pride on Facebook, Instagram andLinkedIn at @SeattlePride and on Pinterest and Twitter @OurSeattlePride.