LGBTQ PRIDE Weekend in Oak Bluffs, June 7-9

Registrations are open for the Pride parade in Oak Bluffs. —MV Times

The Oak Bluffs Association’s third annual LGBTQ Pride weekend in collaboration with Queer Hub MV and M.V. Community Services starts Friday night, June 7, at the Ritz Café with music and drag queens from 8 pm until closing.

On Saturday, June 8, Pride parade participants will meet at the Island Queen ferry dock at 2 pm, under the direction of Stephen Ferguson. Parade watchers can view from any vantage point throughout the downtown route at 3 pm.

On Sunday, Red Cat Kitchen offers two seatings for the Drag Queen Brunch, at 11 am and 2 pm. The price is $80 per ticket, and includes show entry, brunch, a welcome mimosa, tons of pride swag, and a best-dressed contest giveaway.

Other activities hosted by area businesses include a three-course dinner and a movie, “The Birdcage,” for $65 at the Pawnee House on Kennebec Avenue, paired with Black Joy House for menu items on Wednesday, June 5. Call 508-338-2770 for reservations. On Friday, from 7 to 9 pm, stroll into Eastaway Clothing to find out what a “Sip and Buzz” is. Check out Stefanie Wolf Jewelry Design’s shimmer wall for selfies.

Register as a parade participant at Get more information at


  1. A drag queen is just the thing for our children to see. I thought we give the Pride people one whole month.

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