The following is a post from Mendo Pride:
Mendo Pride 2023 will be celebrating love and inclusion in Mendocino County, Saturday, May 20, 2023 at THE HOPLAND TAP, Highway 101 in Hopland, California. Beginning at 1pm with a vendor fair behind the Tap outdoors and culminating in a 6pm-8pm community drag performance (18+ Only).
Mendo Pride is a collaborative effort of community members and organizations committed to promoting LGBTQI+ rights and acceptance in our rural county. Mendo Pride is proud to work alongside our partners ACLC, The Hopland Tap, KZYX, The Hoplander, Ranchomatic Studios, and Vino Vendetta, to create a safe space for everyone to enjoy diversity and pride.
Mendo Pride 2023 will feature dance music, beer and wine, food vendors, art vendors, and fun activities for the entire family. Vendors include Wicked Slush, T-Up Mini Golf, Gloves Hustlin, United Ukiah Methodist Church, Willits Charter School, Healthy Haven fresh juices, Ramen Cubed of Willits, RCS Arbor Youth Resource, Garnica’s Fresh Drinks, and many more.
All proceeds from Mendo Pride 2023 benefit the Ford Street Community Food Bank, a non-profit organization providing housing, food, and support services to all those in need.
“We are thrilled to host Mendo Pride and showcase the diverse and vibrant LGBTQI+ community in Mendocino County” – The Hopland Tap
“Our hope is that this event will continue to build bridges of understanding and acceptance and that we can all work together towards a future where everyone feels safe and welcome.” – Andrew Radabaugh