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Ark Valley Pride Celebration – June 3

Join the celebration!

The Ark Valley Pride Celebration supports and celebrates the diversity of the Upper Arkansas River Valley. Sellars Project Space’s PfCA Program is actively involved in addressing the needs of many under-served sectors in our growing community, by providing an environment where diverse perspectives, cultures and values are accepted, appreciated and celebrated.

We would like to ask that you consider becoming a sponsor of this event. Whether you are a community member, business, or nonprofit, we would love for you to help support and sponsor this important event. There are a variety of sponsorship choices listed on the back of this letter or online at http://www.arkvalleypride.com. Sponsorship begins at $50. Nonprofits are asked to come up with a picnic-style game – we have linked to a variety of game ideas on the website. If you would like to talk to us directly, please call us at
(719) 221-9893 for further information.

Thank you for your support!

Jimmy Sellars & Mark Monroe
(719) 221-9893



June 3rd, 2017 is the Upper Arkansas River Valley’s first Pride Celebration

11:30 a.m. – Midnight

Parade | Picnic | After-Party



11:30 – Noon

Alpine Park to Riverside Park

Join this people-powered parade to show your support and to celebrate the diversity in the Upper Arkansas River Valley! Each of the colors of the Pride flag represent a specific idea. We are asking participants to wear PURPLE, the color for Harmony & Spirit!



Noon – 4 p.m.

Riverside Park

Bring your picnic blanket, folding chairs, and family for a free picnic in the park to celebrate Pride! Free music and games, free food and drink, and free community art-making activities! This is an alcohol-free event. Picknickers are asked to bring chips, dips, drinks, and other prepackaged foods to share with the rest of the community.


After Party

8 p.m.  – Midnight

Wood’s Distillery

Meet at the infamous Wood’s Distillery for a night of Pride! Music, drinks, and snacks! Grab your friends and help us celebrate the history of Pride and the completion of the first celebration in the Upper Arkansas River Valley.

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