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Kick off Pride Month with these local events

Saturday, June 1 marks the start of Pride Month and these three events are kicking off the celebrations.

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Paint the town rainbow. | Photo via @staymodal

June is Pride Month, and it all kicks off tomorrow with three events celebrating the LGBTQ+ community.

  • Family Fun Run + Walk | Saturday, June 1 | 8:30 a.m. | The Commons, 47 Welborn St., Greenville | Free | Meet at the Rusty the Rabbit statue for a run, walk, or jog with Greenville Rainbow Runners and Walkers with a gathering to follow at Community Tap Trailside.
  • Love Fest Market | Saturday, June 1 | 12-4 p.m. | Other Lands, 731 Rutherford Rd. | Free entry | Enjoy food, art, music, giveaways, and support local LGBTQ+ makers and creators at this outdoor market.
  • Queerfest | Saturday, June 1 | 6-9 p.m. | Modal Coffee & Hostel, 813 Augusta St. | Free entry | Browse a curated art exhibition showcasing LGBTQ+ artists as you listen to live music and watch live performers — plus learn about 15+ nonprofits serving the Upstate.

If you’re looking for more Pride events this month, follow the Upstate SC LGBT+ Chamber + Upstate Pride SC.

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