Pride in the Plaza Festival *IN-PERSON*

Loyalty Bookstores is thrilled to be participating in this year's Pride in the Plaza Festival! Visit our booth on Sunday, June 26th between 12pm-5pm and come out and show your pride in Veterans Plaza for a fun, all-day festival celebrating LGBTQ+ community, health, well-being and joy! The festival is free for everyone. Click here for more info and to reserve your free tickets.

Check out local LGBTQ+ artists, businesses and supportive nonprofits, get free HIV testing and don’t miss these headline events:

Drag Queen Story Hour | 12:30pm-1:30pm

Fun for all ages! In partnership with Montgomery County Public Libraries, join us for a bilingual story hour with Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH). DQSH “captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity of childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models.”

¡Diversión para todas las edades! En asociación con las Bibliotecas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery, únase a nosotros para una hora de cuentos bilingüe (inglés y español) con Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH). DQSH "captura la imaginación y el juego de la fluidez de género de la infancia y brinda a los niños modelos a seguir glamorosos, positivos y abiertamente queer"

Partners: Drag Queen Story Hour of Montgomery County, Montgomery County Public Libraries

LGBTQI Pride Show & Drag Duels Finalie | 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Who has the DRAG, DRAMA, STUNTS, and TRICKS to become the Drag Duels Champion? Finalists from this season of Drag Duels will face off under the pavilion and compete to win the $2500 Grand Prize.

Partners: Live in Your Truth Programs

Pride in the Plaza Mini-Ball | 5:00pm - 8:00pm

The category is…Pride! Anyone can sign up to walk the runway in Capitol Ballroom Council’s 2nd annual Pride in the Plaza Free Ball- winners in each category will win cash prizes and trophies, and the whole pavilion will be bouncing to the tunes of DJ Tony Play.

Partners: Capitol Ballroom Council


Please note Loyalty has a zero tolerance policy for harassment or intimidation of any kind during this event. 

Event date: 
Sunday, June 26, 2022 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Event address: 
Veterans Plaza
1 Veterans Place
Silver Spring, MD 20910