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Spurs and Sparkles: 14th Annual Salinas Valley Pride Celebration

October 12 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Salinas, CA – Get ready to saddle up for a dazzling display of inclusivity and diversity as “Spurs and Sparkles,” a unique rodeo-themed Pride celebration takes over Central Park in Salinas on October 14th from 11am-3pm.

This exciting event, hosted by Salinas Valley Pride Celebrations, promises a day filled with electrifying entertainment, meaningful dialogue, and vibrant community engagement. Attendees can expect a colorful lineup of activities, including:

  • Drag Performers: Experience the art of drag with captivating performances that celebrate individuality and self-expression
  • Belly Dancers: Enjoy the mesmerizing moves of belly dancers, adding a touch of cultural flair to the festivities
  • Political Speakers: Hear from inspiring speakers advocating for LGBTQIA+ rights and social justice
  • Booths Featuring Local Artisans, Community Groups, Queer Artists, and Community Resources: Discover and support the talent of local creators and learn how the Salinas Valley supports the LGBTQIA+ community
  • Rapid HIV Testing: Take Advantage of onsite HIV testing services, promoting health and awareness within the community
  • Local LGBTQIA+ Health Resources: Access vital information and resources related to LGBTQIA+ physical and mental health and well being

“We’re thrilled to bring Spurs and Sparkles to Salinas, embracing our community’s diversity and resilience,” said Crystal Libby, Salinas Valley Pride Celebrations Vice President. “This event is about celebrating the culture of Salinas while fostering connections that will empower and uplift.”

Admission to “Spurs and Sparkles” is free and family friendly. For more information, including vendor and volunteer opportunities, visit www.salinasvalleypride.com/pride and follow SVPC on social media.


October 12
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Salinas Valley Pride Celebrations
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Salinas Central Park
420 Central Avenue
Salinas, 93901
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