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8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218

Pride in Bloom

Second Annual Pride in Bloom Celebration

Don’t miss our 2nd annual Pride in Bloom on June 10-11. Our event will return with two full days of music, chef demos and local vendors. All partners are LGBTQ+ owned and operated, so support the community all weekend at the Dallas Arboretum! Watch this page for updates, and, as always, you can also bring your own picnic and settle in to the Dallas Voice’s Reader’s Voice award winner for Best Public Space, for a day of celebrating with friends and family.

Our Pride in Bloom mission is to highlight the unique & exceptional contribution of local LGBTQ+ artisans, entertainers and chefs in a weekend event for all community members to enjoy, in an effort to build lasting partnerships in our garden. Saturday’s events will kick off with a keynote from Robert Emory, President of The Dallas Way.

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Confirmed Entertainment:

Pianist Bob Goodwin
Acoustic Singer Justin Cash
Acoustic Singer Dalene Rochelle

Confirmed Activities:

Keynote with Robery Emory, The Dallas Way
Floral Rainbow Selfie Experiences with 21 Parc
Family Picnic in the Pecan Grove featuring Amor y Queso, Chef Mollie G and El Chefrijo
Family STEM Activities in the Children’s Adventure Garden

Confirmed Vendors:

Alan R Smith Art
Amor y Queso
Chef Mollie G
Clay Lab Designs
Dustin Vyers Art
East Dallas Vintage
El Chefrijo
Granny Scratch Kitchen
Hard Silver Jewelry
Las Ofrendas
Michael Duncan Art
Prestige Event Service LLC
Robert Werkmeister
The Spiritual Artist
Tea Punk Teas
Tullia Sage

2023 Pride in Bloom Sponsors

ExxonMobil (Bronze)

Leslie Garner & Chris LaBove

2023 Pride in Bloom Committee

David Sassano, Dallas Arboretum Board and Committee Chair
Dr. Holly Bishop, Dallas Arboretum Board
Carole Brayden, Friend of the Arboretum
Marcus deMello-Silva, Bank of America and Black Tie Dinner
Raymond Egana and Patty Irizarry, Classic Chassis Car Club
Phil Jacobson, Dallas Arboretum volunteer
Jan Nunn, Dallas Arboretum volunteer
Gregory Pynes, past board member Resource Center
Gary Sanchez, Visit Dallas and LGBTQ Chamber
Roderick Stoker, Dallas Arboretum staff
Dustin Vyers, Black Tie Dinner

Confirmed 2023 Community Partners

AIDS Services of Dallas
AIDS Walk South Dallas, Inc.
Black Tie Dinner
Black Trans Advocacy Coalition
Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star
Cathedral of Hope
Classic Chassis Car Club
Coalition for Aging LGBT
Dallas Hope Charities
Dallas Independent Volleyball Association
The Dallas Way
DIFFA Dallas
Elevate North Texas Youth Shelter
Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas
Gay & Lesbian Fund for Dallas
Legacy Cares
Legal Hospice of Texas
North Texas Pride Foundation
Northaven United Methodist Church
OK2BX Foundation
Pegasus Slowpitch Softball Association
Pride Frisco
Rainbow Garden Club of North Texas
Rainbow Roundup
St. Stephen United Methodist Church
Synergy Wesley Foundation
Texas Pride Impact Funds
The Women’s Chorus of Dallas
Uptown Players

Confirmed 2023 Host Committee

Jaime Resendez, Dallas City Council District 5
Paula Blackmon, Dallas City Council District 9
Adam McGough, Dallas City Council District 10
Jaynie Schultz, Dallas City Council District 11
Honorable Delia Jasso, Former Dallas City Council Member

JR Huerta, Park and Recreation Board Member District 1
Taylor Toynes, Park and Recreation Board Member District 3
Priscilla Rice, Park and Recreation Board Member District 5
Daniel Wood, Park and Recreation Board Member District 7; Vice President
Bo Slaughter, Park and Recreation Board Member District 8
Maria Hasbany, Park and Recreation Board Member District 9
Jeff Kitner, Park and Recreation Board Member District 11
Calvert Collins-Bratton, Park and Recreation Board Member District 13
Rudy Karimi, Park and Recreation Board Member District 14

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins
Honorable Juan Jasso, Dallas County Justice of the Peace
Honorable Pauline Medrano, Dallas County Treasurer

Nathan Johnson, Texas State Senator District 16
Ana-Maria Ramos, Texas State Representative District 102
Carl Sherman, Texas State Representative District 109

Liliana Trelles, Consulado General del Perú en Dallas

A Perfect Setting for All Seasons