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Pride Schedule

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Black Pride Kickoff: Vizazi



Northside's Black Owned new exciting social boutique

4027 Hamilton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45223

Vizazi is Swahili for Inter-generational. Join us as we kickoff Cincy Black Pride! We will be celebrating leaders in our community with the inaugural Torch Awards. Spark (under 30), Ember (30-49), or Flame (50 and older)? Our community is better because of our pioneers and gatekeepers. 

Nominations open through Sunday, June 9th at midnight. Awards will be notified on Monday, June 10th. Celebration and kickoff on June 18th.

Nominate a leader in our community HERE.

Recommended dress: Smart Casual

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Black Alphabet Film Festival Cincy

2 Nights of Black LGBTQ+ Film Excellence

Esquire Theater

320 Ludlow Avenue

6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

4-6pm Directors Receptions @ Socialtique Events (see below)

Wednesday, June 19, 2019


Director's Reception: 4pm - 5:30 p.m. Socialtique Events

4027 Hamilton Avenue, Cincy 45223. Come meet Wednesday night actors, directors, and special guests.

6:00 - The Changing Same, directed by Joe Brewster and Miche'lle Stephenson, with introduction by poet L. Lamar Wilson | 6:40 - Gay Baby with Director, Kareem Ferguson | 7:00 - our feature film parTy boi, with panel discussion afterwards featuring Director, Micheal Rice | 9:20 - OUT Again by Robin Cloud

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Director's Reception: 5pm - 6:00 p.m. Esquire Theatre. Come meet Thursday night actors, directors, and special guests.

6:00 - Congo Cabaret, directed by Deondray Gossett & Quincy Le Near (featuring Darryl Stephens of Noah's Arc) | 6:25 A Different Direction, directed by Comedian Sampson McCormick | 7:00 - Word Is Bond, directed by Alex and Zachary Mastoon | and our feature film U People (celebrating its 10 Year Anniversary), co-directed by Hanifah Walidah & Olive Demetrius. Brief Q&A after.

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Studio 54 Party

Thursday, June 20, 2019

10pm - 2am

CoSponsored by Black Bear Brotherhood and Hey Girl Hey

Arts OTA

2141 Central Avenue

Cincinnati Ohio 45214

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Friday, June 21, 2019


Initiate your Pride Weekend with UNDERGROUND: Foreplay

Contemporary Art Center

44 E. 6th Street

Cincinnati, OH 45202

8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. (performance 8pm - 9pm)


Get lubricated from 8 PM to midnight with themed cocktails, music by DJ Mowgli, and a two-story dance party. Enter the party on the first level where you'll be greeted by music, cocktails, and plush seating to get in the vibe. When you're ready head downstairs to the Black Box where DJ Mowgli will work his craft amidst black velvet, concrete, and a whole lot of bumping and grinding.

Dress as you desire. The party is an homage of music, dance, and liberation to celebrate 50 years of progress.

Also featured will be a visual and performing arts showcase from 8-9 PM in collaboration with Cincy Black Pride: Siri Imani, Hanifah Walidah, L. Lamar Wilson, RaeShawn, and hosted by Tim'm West. Featuring a special Stonewall visual arts tribute by Lisa McLymont.

This event wouldn't be possible without the support of Beam Suntory, Artswave Pride, Cincy Black Pride and Fausto.

Admission is $20.  Buy Tickets HERE

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Friday, June 21, 2019

RockHard Productions presents “Rock Da Boat” Annual Pride Boat Ride

Boarding Time: 10:30 - 11:30 (exactly) 

Boat Ride: 11:30 -Returns at; 2:30 a.m.


 2 Levels, 2 Bars, 3 DJ's & more. DJ Diamond, DJ Eazy Kutz & MC Lil Ryan on Top Deck (Hip-Hop, Reggae & House) and DJ C-Ray on 1st Level (80's, 90's, Throwbacks and R&B). 18yrs & Over!

Buy tickets HERE.

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Hey Girl Hey & DJ Kaotic present

Black Tea: A Dance Party in Cincy


4027 Hamilton Avenue

Cincinnati, OH 45223


$10 Entry - Cash Bar 

Music by DJ Kaotic

Cosponsored by Hey Girl Hey, DJ Kaotic, and Cincy Black Pride

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Saturday, June 22, 2019

2019 Cincinnati Pride Parade

March with Cincy Black Pride

To march with Cincy Black Pride click the We Are Royalty logo  


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Saturday June 22, 2019

RockHard Productions

Cincy Black Pride Day Party

Queen City Radio

4pm - 8pm

Queen City Radio

222 W. 12th Street (at Central Parkway)

Cincinnati, OH 45202

FREE with DJs, Food, and Music

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Saturday, June 22, 2019

2 RockHard parties

18+  Pride Bash

RockHard Entertainment


2260 Central Parkway

Cincinnati, OH 45214

Trap, Twerk, & Strippers

10pm - 2am

DJ STR8NGE and hosted by Ty Mathes

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Saturday, June 22, 2019


RockHard Productions presents

KeKe Palmer... performing LIVE!!!

JACK Casino

1000 Broadway Street

Cincinnati, OH 45202

10pm - 3am

with DJs: Eazy Kutz, DJ JAYY,

MC Lil Ryan, and Lady Arie V

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Saturday, June 22, 2019

Afterglow: Cross the Line- Pride Afterparty

Doors open at 10pm, Show 11pm, Open till 4am!

OTR Live

209 E. 12th Street

Cincinnati, OH 45202

hosted by FIVE : FOUR Events

There’s no better way to end your day at Pride than with Afterglow. It is a celebration of 50 years since the Stonewall Riots that ignited the Pride movement. The electric music, brilliant lights, hypnotic fog, passionate dancing, aerial artistry, and vocal sensations will leave your heart racing and your mouth, well, breathless!

• Party till 4:00 am
• Three Parties - One Location
• 6 DJs Inside
• 2 DJs Outside
• 5 Bars featuring Drink Specials
• Live Dance Performances
• Live Aerial Performances
• Live Vocal Performances
• GoGo Dancers
• Free Drink Samples featuring Jim Beam, Effen Vodka, & Hornitos

Get Your Tickets HERE

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Saturday, June 22, 2019

Kaptar II/Magnificent 7:

Annual Queen City River Boat Pride Ride

Boards at 8:30pm, Take off 9pm, Return 12am

100 O'Fallon Avenue

Dayton, KY 41071

with DJ Doomie

Food Provided & Cash Bar


contact: Jo Johnson at (513) 557-8255

Guest Hotel:

Holiday Inn Express, 110 Landmark Drive,

Bellevue, KY

(859) 957-2320

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Sunday, June 23, 2019

Cultivate: LGBT Professional Networking Event

1pm - 4pm


2260 Central Parkway

Cincinnati, OH 45214

$5 Cover

Light refreshments included

Come mingle with professionals from different arenas

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Sunday, June 23, 2019

The Millennial Games

4pm - 9pm

Mt. Airy Forest

Stone Steps Park


1500 Stone Steps Ridge Road 45223

Volleyball Tournament

Music by DJ Strange


BBQ from 4pm - 6pm





-DM @tavethegent on Instagram or inbox

Ta'Veohn Wilson on facebook

-there will be a grand prize for the winning team

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