Pride flag raised at City Hall, Queen City Pride block party set for Saturday

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At the flag raising, Manchester Mayor Joyce Craig read a proclamation making June Pride Month in the Queen City. LGBTQ Pride events are usually held in June to mark the anniversary of the Stonewall riots in New York City. Photo/Rob Greene

MANCHESTER, NH — The city held its second-annual Pride flag raising ceremony on June 14 at City Hall, kicking off a weekend of pride celebrations in the downtown area.

There is a Queen City Pride Block Party on Hanover Street, between Union and Pine streets on June 15 between 2 – 10 p.m. The event is hosted by Madear’s and generously sponsored by City of Manchester, Currier Museum and Jupiter Hall. Dorie Distillery of Derry will be featuring a new Queen City Pride Liquor. Too Share Brewery is featuring a Queen City Pride beer!!
Live DJ, musical performance by Jasmin Mann and drag performances by Sadie LaRue, Mizery, Nomi Malone and one of RuPaul Drag Races Very Own.

Photo gallery by Rob Greene

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