Puget Sound Estuarium to celebrate Pride Month with events for all ages


In celebration of Pride Month, the Puget Sound Estuarium is hosting a series of events to recognize diversity through visibility of LGBTQIA+ individuals in STEM, as well as educate the community about the unique estuary environment.

The festivities kick off on June 1st with the Tiny Tides Storytime Pride Celebration from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.. 

This family-friendly event features drag performers reading estuary-themed picture books, a nautical sing-along, and a craft activity to create rainbow jellyfish. 

Attendees can also meet animal ambassadors and help feed various marine creatures. 

Registration costs between $3 and $15 and can be completed through this link. 

On June 8th, in collaboration with Stonewall Youth, the Estuarium will host the Sirens & Sea Monsters: All Ages Drag Benefit Show from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m..  

This marine-themed event at Stonewall Youth will highlight youth performers and raise funds for both organizations.  

Tickets are available on a sliding scale from $10 to $20 through this registration link. 

For adults, the Walk the Plank: Drag on the Salish Sea event will be held on June 14th from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Wildman Gastropub. 

This 21+ drag benefit show, hosted by the Burley Barnacles Drag Crew, promises an entertaining evening with marine-themed drag acts. 

Tickets are $25 in presale and $30 at the door and register ahead here. 

These events aim to foster community spirit, support LGBTQIA+ youth, and promote marine conservation and education. 


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  • Kruz81

    Can't leave a damn thing alone for.Pride. gtfo

    Tuesday, May 28 Report this

  • Claire

    The Estuarium should host a "Straight Pride" event. After all, it's only fair.

    Wednesday, May 29 Report this

  • Southsoundguy

    "family-friendly...drag performers...." Yeah, right.

    Wednesday, May 29 Report this