Celebrating Pride Month in Sonoma

Posted on June 12, 2024

Happy Pride Month, Sonoma!

June is pride month, a time when our community comes together to honor and celebrate our Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ+) friends, family, and neighbors. This month is a powerful reminder of the progress we’ve made towards equality and the work that remains.

Sonoma Valley Pride: Reflecting on the 2nd Annual Event

A group of people, many wearing rainbow colored leis in front of Sonoma City Hall.
From the right: Mayor John Gurney, Councilmember Ron Wellander, Sonoma Police Chief Brandon Cutting, SVUSD Superintendent Dr. Jeanette Rodriguez-Chien, Councilmember Sandra Lowe, Councilmember Patricia Farrar-Rivas and Sonoma City Manager David Guhin

We extend our heartfelt thanks to all who attended and contributed to the 2nd annual Sonoma Valley Pride event, which took place on May 30, 2024. The event was a vibrant celebration of our LGBTQ+ community, filled with joy, unity, and a shared commitment to inclusivity.
The festivities included the ceremonial placing of the Pride flags on City Hall and a series of speakers who each brought unique perspectives and powerful messages. This year’s speakers included:

Watch a recording of the event on YouTube.

Attendees of the 2nd Annual Pride event on the Sonoma Plaza.Following the inspiring speeches, attendees participated in a pride walk around Plaza Park and a reception at the Sunflower Caffé where attendees enjoyed refreshments, connected with one another, and continued the celebration in a warm and welcoming environment. Special thanks to the Sunflower Caffé, Sparc, Corner 103, and Passaggio Wines for their generous support.


Thanks for celebrating with us!

Find additional Pride events and celebrations throughout the county by visiting the Sonoma Valley Pride and Sonoma County Pride websites.

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