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Pride in the Plaza
June 27 @ 8:00 pmFree
In honor of Pride Month & National HIV Testing Day, the County’s HIV/STI Program, part of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will host Pride in the Plaza, an outdoor LGBTQ health & wellness community resource fair on Sunday, June 27 from 1 to 8 p.m. at Veterans Plaza.
Health officials will also launch “Do it For Montgomery County,” a comprehensive, LGBTQ-inclusive sexual health campaign created as a result of the County’s Plan to End HIV. Held at Veterans Plaza in downtown Silver Spring, the free event will open with a pride flag raising ceremony. Activities will conclude with an evening “Mini-Ball” voguing competition, in partnership with Speak Out & Capitol Ballroom Council.
Pride in the Plaza will showcase a diverse cross-section of local non-profit organizations and artists tabling to share information about their services for Montgomery County’s LGBTQ communities. Music, dancing, and other interactive activities will take place and free, on-site HIV testing and prevention education will be available throughout the event.
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