City of Edmonds Announces Pride Event June 30th

City of Edmonds Announces Pride Event June 30th
Posted on 06/21/2023

The public is invited to attend an event to celebrate Pride Month on Friday, June 30th, 2023. The free event will take place between 5:00-6:00pm on the steps of the Historical Museum on Fifth Avenue North.

Mayor Mike Nelson stated, “Now more than ever it is important to recognize the many contributions our LGBTQ+ neighbors make to our community - not just during Pride month but all throughout the year. Saying we are a welcoming city for all is not enough, we must show it. We are very excited to be hosting this Pride event alongside PFLAG, Pride of Edmonds, and Under the Rainbow.”

Mayor Nelson will address attendees at the start of the celebration at 5pm. Following him will be storytellers from Under the Rainbow who will share true tales of laughter, tears, and Pride.

Ahead of the event, Pride flags will be hung throughout downtown during the week leading up to June 30th and then on the day of the Pride event, Pride flags will be placed along both sides of the street in front of City Hall. Additionally, Fifth Avenue North in front of City Hall and the Historical Museum will be closed to motor vehicles during the celebration. The closure will extend from the alley next to the museum to Bell Street, beginning at 4pm until 7pm.

Music will be played before the start time of 5pm and once the event concludes, attendees are invited to create chalk art on the street and visit with each other and representatives at information tables.

Following the event, a Pride crawl is planned in downtown. Participating locations include Vinbero, Vinbero, Kelnero, Church Key Pub, Salt & Iron, MARKET Edmonds, Fire & The Feast, Maize & Barley, and Brigid’s Bottleshop. Each business will be featuring Pride specials and a portion of funds will be donated to the Human Rights Campaign.

For details on the Pride crawl and to see a list of downtown of Edmonds Media Release Mayor’s Office ~ 121 5th Avenue North Edmonds, WA 98020 businesses celebrating Pride, please visit

For more information about PFLAG, visit

To learn more about Pride of Edmonds, visit their group on Facebook at

For more information about Under the Rainbow, visit