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We’ve been keeping it in, but it is FINALLY time to announce the biggest party of the year. We had SO MUCH FUN with you last year, that we’ve decided to do it again.

Capital Pride and Brightest Young Things Present: Blast Off!

Blast Off!

The Official 2014 Pride Opening
Party Spaaaace Party!
at Dock 5 @ Union Market
on Friday, June 6th
in an amazing, massive, warehouse space (including an outdoor launchpad dancefloor)

Because we love you…
Limited discount advance tickets on sale here:


Even more acts ANNOUNCED SOON, but get ready to take a Journey to Uranus with:


Team Peaches


Epic Win Burlesque

Pu$$y Noir

TBA soon!

and more acts to be announced soon!!

+ indoor/outdoor dance party, stiff drinks, go-go dancers (Strippernauts!) space lasers,
moonbounces, photobooths, food trucks, and more!


Croosh Deets
Advance Tickets are $20 / Day of goes up to $25
Last year (and the year before) we sold out!
18+ to enter / 21+ to drink

Dock5 is located behind Union Market

– NoMa/New York Ave Metro (Red Line)
– Located on all the Metrobus U Street Lines
– Plenty of free parking (first come, first serve)
– PLUS, stay tuned for info on our free party (space) shuttles

As always, there is no dress code, but we know you love to dress up, so we recommend staying on theme with:

Vulcan / Klingon / Borg / Ferengi / Romulan / Tribble / Kardashian
3PO / R2 / Luke / Han / Leia / Darth / Lando / Chewy / Sand Vagina (Sarlacc)
Adama / Apollo / Starbuck / Baltar / Boomer / Gaeta (watch the webisodes! totally gay!)
Uranus / Black Hole / Curiosity Rover / Sputnik / Giant NASA Dick Rocket
Frank N Furter / Facehugger / Klaatu / Mulder / Conehead / Dick Solomon / Zardoz
ALF / Space Race / that Mohawk Guy from NASA / Sigourney Weaver in Alien (or Working Girl, sure, what the hell)
A Lense Flare from a JJ Abrams Star Trek film / Karl Sagan / Robot / Space Invader / Alien / Astronaut
OMG, the outfits are going to be amazing
(please no Ender’s Game or Jar Jar costumes)


Grab discounted early tickets (limted) here
This is a LGBTA friendly event!


Look how much fun we had last year at SPANDEX:

Stay informed:

@BYGays @CapitalPrideDC

Black Hole

Gay the force be with you. Always.