CBS 42’s Guide to Pride: Local breweries, bars to host Pride Night, Bingo and more

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — This June, CBS 42 will be bringing you the latest updates on how you can celebrate National Pride Month in Birmingham through weekly digital exclusives.

After a fun-filled Pride Fest in Avondale last Saturday, Birmingham has even more events coming up for you to celebrate Pride this week:

  • Pride 365 on the Patio at Al’s on Seventh– Friday and Saturday at 2627 7 Ave South, showtime at 10 p.m.: Join Cierra Symone Campbell, 𝓢𝓪𝓶 𝓢𝓽𝓪𝓻, Ara Besque, Mercedes Alexander and Alexis Storm with DJ Push Play at Birmingham’s premier gay club for dancing, drinks and more.
  • Ghost Train Pride Night and Dance Party at Ghost Train Brewing Company– Saturday at 2616 3 Ave South, 12 p.m.-12 a.m.: Enjoy a variety of beers, ciders and sours at the local brewery while mingling with the Pride community. YOou can also experience entertainment by DJ CoCo and performances from local drag entertainers and a full menu from Chef Nick and his crew. 10 percent of Ghost Train sales from the event will be donated to CAP.
  • Bingo Benefiting AIDS Alabama at Cahaba Brewery– Wednesday at 4500 5 Ave South, 7-9 p.m.: Head to the local taproom for “donate to play” bingo every Wednesday; the month of June the brewery will give all proceeds from the game as well as a portion of that night’s taproom sales to AIDS Alabama, a local non-profit that offers free ad confidential testing for HIV/AIDS as well as services for those living with HIV/AIDS.
  • “Ru Paul’s Drag Race” All Stars Season Six Watch Party at Al’s on Seventh– Thursday at 2627 7 Ave South at 7 p.m.: Watch the anticipated sixth season of Ru Paul’s Drag Race with others from the Pride community and participate in karaoke immediately following the viewing.

If you can’t make these events, there are businesses and organizations offering Pride-focused food, products and opportunities:

  • Ruby Sunshine is offering Pride Takes Flight mimosa flights for consumption and Pride t-shirts for sale during the summer. For each flight or t-shirt sold, they will be donating $1 to local LGBTQ+ organizations at the end of the Summer.

CBS 42 would love to see how you celebrate Pride Month; send in your photos to be featured in our guide!

For updates and coverage of Pride events in June, check back with CBS 42.

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