The Humboldt and Area Pride Network has been busy preparing for the upcoming pride week events. 

Pride week will kick off Sunday, June 12 and carry on throughout the week with daily events until Friday, June 17. 

Starting on Sunday, June 12, there will be a crosswalk painting at 12:00 pm followed by the event “Pride in the Park” taking place at City Hall Park at 4:00 pm. The event will feature the likes of Ben Donaldson, Andy McAnally, Hannah Grace, Sheila Moormann, Brian Grest & Walter Bushman, Becky Zimmer and Sarah Miller as MC. 

On Monday, there will be a pride flag ceremony held at 12:00 pm at City Hall, followed by a pride paint party at 7:00 pm at Westminster United Church with artist Kayla Hanson. The paint party has limited spots, with only 30 seats available. Tickets to the party are $40 per person and can be purchased on Humboldt and Area Pride Network Facebook Page. 

Tuesday, June 14, a drag show will be held at the Bella Vista Inn called “Katy Perry - Teenage Dream Drag Show.” Doors open at 7:00 pm, with the show starting at 8:00 pm. Presale tickets are $25, and tickets at the door are $30. Tickets can be purchased online 

Wednesday, June 15, a diversity service will be held at Westminster United Church at 7:00 pm featuring Rev. Janae Brownley called “Rural, Queer and Christian?”

Following Wednesday, bowling is offered on Thursday at Kemway Lanes from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. 

The week of events will come to a close Friday, June 17, with a preschool storytime at the Reid-Thompson Public Library at 2:00 pm. 

Pride week is set to be filled to the brim with events for Humboldt and the area.