Strides of Pride

Pride Week 2011 Kicks Off in Santa Barbara

This Wednesday marks the start of Pride Week 2011 in S.B. Show off all your true colors at some of the Pacific Pride Organization’s many pride-centered activities scheduled for this week and next:

• Sunset at the Canary Official Kick-Off Party: Mixing, mingling, and live music by DJ Bonnie at Pride Week’s official opening event. (Wed., July 6, 6-8pm. The Perch, Canary Hotel (rooftop), 31 W. Carrillo St. Free.)

• Pride Girl Party: A night celebrating S.B.’s proud ladies. (Thu., July 7, 9pm. Whiskey Richards, 435 State St. $5.)

• Pacific Pride Festival: The feature event of Pride Week, starring ’80s pop superstar Debbie Gibson. (Sat., July 9, 11am-7pm. Leadbetter Beach, Cabrillo Blvd. and Loma Alta Dr. Free.)

For a full schedule of Pride Week activities, visit or call 963-3636 for more info.

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