Good (Monday-after-Pride-Kick-Off) Morning! Welcome to your BYT PRIDE COUNTDOWN PHOTOS! Spoiler alert: you all look spectacular.
Our photo team took some truly amazing photos (I mean, when do they not?), but before we dive in, a few thank you’s are in order:
- THANK YOU to all of you for coming out (in general AND this Friday).
- THANK YOU to Capital Pride for partnering with us on this kick-off event for the 11th year in a row AND to all Pride volunteers for helping with this.
- THANK YOU to Smithsonian American Art Museum for being a dream partner and host. Check their FULL LIST of Pride Month programs here. It’s amazing/you don’t want to miss these.
- THANK YOU to The Theater at MGM National Harbor for supporting this event and bringing some amazing entertainment (Get a taste of the photobooth shots below, but click here FOR THE FULL SET)
- THANK YOU to Aquaria for being the most fantastic person in any room (and for spinning some slick beats).
- THANK YOU to our magical DJs: Leonce and Ase Manual.
- THANK YOU to House of Sonique for serving us pure, unadulterated opulence all night long.
- THANK YOU to our varied and lovely entertainment: KC B. Yonce, Div0id, Pu$$y Noir, Ruth Allen Ginsburg, Mundy, the #BYQueens, and many more!
- THANK YOU to Pulse Fitness for keeping our bods in check and for bringing those inspirational go-go climbers.
- THANK YOU to Heineken and Tito’s Handmade Vodka for being the perfect dancing fuel.
- THANK YOU to Calico, Comissary, Hank’s Cocktail Bar, Nellie’s, Service Bar and Succotash for keeping the drinks flowing all night long.
- THANK YOU to HoneyFlower, Maizal, Neat Meat, Logan Tavern, Killa Cakes, Rasa Grill and Boqueria for all the delicious food
- THANK YOU to OMDigital for being the best photo booth in the world forever.
- THANK YOU to Atmosphere for that amazing lighting, and Pepco for Powering the Outside Rainbow
- THANK YOU TO Stephanie Tear for Body Painting, Pyroxotic for the hoopers, Robin Bell – for the amazing countdown Projections and Massive Entertainment for keeping everyone safe and secure
- THANK YOU to our tireless crew of photographers, volunteers, interns, etc
- STAY in the LOOP: big event announcements and more are coming up – this is a handy upcoming events link. PLUS: follow us on facebook/twitter/instagram . For maximum love post these photos with #BYThings #BYQueers #BYTPride