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Merced County Pride Fest 2022

Prides. At Merced County Pride Fest , West Main Street and Canal Street, Merced, CA. United states.

Saturday September 17 , 11:30am

Merced County Pride Fest 2022

Saturday, September 17, 2022 - 11:30AM to 9:00PM PST

Downtown Merced
@the MAC
11:30a-1:30p- Exfoliating Trauma Through Art with @ancestral.girl (rsvp requested but not required)

“In this workshop, we will be talking about the process of unraveling our inner traumatic events that hinder our growth process. We will be using canvas, Glass bottles (upcycle), poetry, or any medium of art that is helpful in our journey.

Art Therapy is all about embarking on a creative process to explore our emotions, where anxiety could be stemming from, and how to resolve or assist in psychological conflicts.” PG-13
2:30p-4:30p- Artist Workshop with @finnhaigfineart and @xpieters 

“Connect with the artist community! Bring your portfolio, something you’re working on, your ideas, or just yourself! Get feedback, give feedback, work on a project, or just come for dialogue. Family-friendly projects will also be available. Let’s immerse in our creative community together!” PG
 
Downtown Merced
5pm-9pm
Street Festival on Main St and Canal
- 70+ vendors, resource tables, food vendors, and food trucks!
- Youth Zone with LGBT+ mobile library by @ylinstitute, photo booth, games, crafts, free Covid test kits, and prizes!
- PRIDE PARTY from 5p-6p at Bob Hart Square with @disappearingpeople 
- Opening Ceremony at 6pm with Special Guest Council Woman Bertha Perez and Keynote Speaker @ernestwhiteii 
- LIVE performances on the Main Stage in Bob Hart Square from @calfamous @littletigerband @yukagedit @amari_pillay @silvannadanniels Trish Peril, Adrian, and Justem Cox! Hosted and performed by: @_alannapillay 
- COMMUNITY GLOW DANCE PARTY at 8:15-9pm with the epic return of @ricangel 
- Official After Party @thepartisanmerced from 9p-close
*Interested in volunteering or need more info? mcpridefest@gmail.com
*To become a vendor, sponsor, or register for the workshop:
mercedpridecenter.com
 
Thank you to our sponsors: @mercedcountyarts @dignityhealthmerced @bankofthewest @pflag_fresno @mercedlgbtqalliance @resilia.co @mercedcoe @tonylynch204 and Anthony Rodriguez