Pride Week Events

Pride week is June 19-23, 2018! Here is a full list of Pride Week 2018 events.


Pride Week Events:

Tues June 19th 7pm As part of our first Open Door Pride week, we will kick off the week with a Pride-themed film, “After Louie”. by Vincent Gagliostro Inside/Out Space at Margaret Lockwood Gallery, 7 South 2nd Ave  Sturgeon Bay, WI

Weds June 20th 4-8pm What’s My Pride? Photoshoot, T-shirt screening. We will be gathering at Door County Makers Space to screen t-shirts with our ODP logo, plus photographer Kelly Avenson will be on hand to take pictures for our What’s My Pride? Project (you write on a chalkboard what you are proud of) more info about What’s My Pride? It takes 5 minutes, you create a sign sharing your pride, and Kelly will take your picture. You agree to allow your image to be used in our social media campaigns to promote our Mission: to affirm our community’s diversity through inclusion for all. Disco Music in courtyard and snacks and beverages will be provided. Bring a shirt or fabric you want to have our logo screened on it. we will also provide shirts to purchase.

Thurs June 21st 7-9pm WRiTERS NiGHT + Write On Door County, Tambourine Lounge  (part of Holiday Music Motel) 59 N 2nd Ave, Sturgeon Bay
As part of our first Open Door Pride week, Tambourine Lounge and Write On Door County will partner in a special LGBTQ+ WRiTERS NiGHT with regular host Cathy Grier (founding member of Open Door Pride). Requesting LGBTQ+ related original Song, Spoken Word, Prose or Poetry (10 minute max). Writer/Performer invite-only event. No cover charge, Audience especially welcome Writers please contact and/or to reserve your slot.

Fri June 22nd 6-9pm Dance Mixer Dancin’ On The Door, 4614 Harbor School Rd, Egg Harbor We will be dancing to the music of DJ Ash and celebrating at our first dance mixer at the wonderful Dancing On The Door Studio in Egg Harbor. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

Sat June 23rd 11 am – 5 pm 2nd annual Open Door Pride Festival Martin Park, Sturgeon Bay 

Open Door Pride Festival 2nd annual Open Door Pride Festival full list of Entertainers and vendors will be posted on our website.

Milwaukee natives Lex Allen and Taj Raiden, known for their alternative R&B sound and artistry celebrating diversity will headline at this year’s Open Door Pride Festival.  Allen and Raiden will share the stage with Gender Confetti, a punk trans band hailing from Madison. Also joining the Festival fun is HellMuff from Madison and the well-traveled Queer Pressure DJ Collective.  

A variety of local artists will also be performing including Cathy Grier and the Troublemakers, Dorothy Scott, Johnny Delorit and Jeanne Kuhns.  Calls are out for vendors so spread the word. This year, we will be able to enjoy Susan Grossman, wedding officiate and Tarot Card reader as well as Trans in Technicolor, a Madison artist selling jewelry, art, and photos. Custom t-shirts, Open Door prizes, face painting and more will add to the fun.  If you want to share your expertise or just volunteer to help out, email us at today!

Rain Location at Lodge at Leathem Smith, 1640 Memorial Dr, Sturgeon Bay


All events are Free Admission, with suggested donation to help fund our 2nd annual Pride Event on Saturday, June 23rd 11am-5pm in Martin Park, Sturgeon Bay.


Open Door Pride’s mission is to affirm our community’s diversity through inclusion for all. In addition to our Pride Event to be held at Martin Park on Saturday, June 23rd, 2018, we are striving toward coordinating events year-round to build a strong LGBTQ community here in Door County.

Currently seeking stakeholders to sponsor our event, volunteers, and vendors. Application available on our website  or email



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