Throughout the month of June, we've curated a schedule of awesome A&PI kickoff events to get you pumped for pride! In addition to these events, we'll be officially celebrating 14 years of Asian & Pacific Islander representation at SF Pride by throwing a massive party on Thursday, June 26th at the A&PI Wellness Center. If you have an event that is open to the community, please feel free to contact Elton Chen at [email protected] for more information about adding your event to the A&PI LGBT Pride Kickoff list!
Moonstar Buffet Restaurant @ 383 Gellert Blvd, Daly City, CA 94015
The newly convened Asian & Pacific Islander Council would like to invite you to its first kickoff event of the month for SF Pride! Come meet and greet others in the community while chowing down on Moonstar Buffet Restaurant's finest Asian and seafood cuisine. This fundraiser, complete with raffle prize giveaways, will help fund the future of A&PI LGBT Pride! So come join us in Daly City for awesome food, great people, and sweet prizes.
$35 for single entry, $30 per person in a group, so bring a buddy!Facebook Event
Rice Rockettes presents:
Paint The Town GAY
Thursday, June 12th from 9:00 PM – 12:00 AM
The Lookout @ 3600 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94114
It's big. It's gay. It's the BIG GAY show! Celebrate the 44th annual LGBT Pride month by partying it up early with the Rice Rockettes. They'll be bringing back big gay classics from the 70s, 80s, 90s, and 2000s. Bring a friend – it'll be a gay ole' time!
Doors open at 9 PM and the show starts promptly at 10 PM. A night of (lap) dancing and cheap thrills to follow. $5 cover, 21+ only.Facebook Event
ShangriLa Pride Events
Saturday, June 14th, 21st, and 28th
The Endup @ 401 6th St, San Francisco, CA 94103
It's June and time to celebrate the graduates, so what's better than celebrating it with a TOGA TOGA TOGA PARTY?! Bring those white sheets (or whatever color you prefer), wear that sexy TOGA, and dance the night away!
It's the battle of the 2 biggest ICONS in our JLORATION! Mariah Carey AKA Mimi the Elusive Chanteuse VS Jennifer Lopez AKA Jenny from the block! Who will be TRIUMPHANT? Witness the CLASH of the DIVAS!
More info coming soon!Facebook Page
OSHA Thai Dinner
Thursday, June 19th from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
OSHA Thai Restaurant @ 4 Embarcadero Ctr, San Francisco, CA 94110
Support your A&PI LGBT Pride partners by coming out for a delicious dinner at OSHA Thai Restaurant at the Embarcadero!
Share a photo of your dining experience on Instagram with the hashtag #OSHAThai and #APILGBTPride for a chance to win a $50 OSHA Thai gift card, a pair of Frameline38 tickets, or an annual GAMeBoi SF VIP+1 pass!Facebook Event
GAPA Pre-Pride Community Party
Wednesday, June 25th from 9:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Elixir Bar @ 3200 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103
The Gay Asian Pacific Alliance (GAPA) will be GUEST BARTENDING at Elixir Bar in the Mission! Join us for some libations as we kickoff Pride and the summer season. Drinks will be served by your very own GAPA board as they begin their fundraising efforts for the upcoming programs in store.
Help GAPA fundraise through your tips! Elixir has graciously helped them set up this charity fundraiser, and GAPA earns a portion of the tips earned that night. Be tipsy with the tips!Facebook Event
Official Kickoff Party
Thursday, June 26th from 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
A&PI Wellness Center @ 730 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109
The A&PI LGBT Pride Council will be hosting an Official Kickoff Party the weekend before Pride festivities begin!
Join us for an evening of food, entertainment, good company, and a chance to win a $50 OSHA Thai gift card, one of two annual GAMeBoi SF and LA VIP+1 passes, and many more prizes! For entertainment, we will be featuring Mr. & Mrs. GAPA as hosts, and performances by live soloist, Ryan Woo.
For prizes, each guest will receive a raffle ticket upon entry. Extra raffle tickets will be sold for $2 for 1 tix, $5 for 3 tix, $10 for 7 tix, $20 for 16 tix. The money collected will help us plan for future A&PI events.
Also, if you have any suggestions of songs you would like to hear, feel free to suggest them in the comments below. Thank you and we'll see you there!Facebook Event