To our vendors, volunteers, performers, guests, and the Village of East Davenport: THANK YOU! We hope you all had a wonderful time and are looking forward to next year!
To QCQC, our volunteers, and guests: THANK YOU! It was a big windy day but you still came out with your families to celebrate pride together with us.
To the Putnam Museum, our volunteers, and guests: THANK YOU! A story about being true to yourself despite being told to hide. Not a dry eye in the audience.
To BAKED Beer & Bread, our volunteers, our performers, and guests: THANK YOU! QC Pride received 20% from all food proceeds to be used for next year's Unity Pride Week and we got to enjoy lots of laughs with friends and family! What could be better?
To the J Bar, our guest speakers, and guests: THANK YOU! The food was magnificent, the drinks were masterfully hand-picked, and the evening was all around splendid.
To the participating bars and pub crawlers: THANK YOU! This was a fun night in downtown Davenport as we supported LGBTQ+ friendly businesses.
To our racers, our beautiful flag girl Mona Cyanide, and audience members: THANK YOU! This hilarious push/pull cart race put not only the racers' stamina to the test, but their creativity, too!
To the Figge Art Museum, the Pride of the Quad Cities, our volunteers, and audience members: THANK YOU! In remembrance of the brave LGBT activists during the HIV/AIDS epidemic in San Francisco during the 1980s- Exploring perseverance and community.
To the Spotlight Theatre, Moonshine Misfits, Manscape Burlesque, our volunteers, contestants, and audience members: THANK YOU! What a show! The crowd was treated to sassy acts, suave personas, and new additions to the drag community!
To the Class of 1982, Jenny Lynn Stacey & the Dirty Roosters, the District of Rock Island, Daiquiri Factory, the Smoking Dog, and everyone who attended: THANK YOU! Up all night because who could sleep knowing the Unity Pride Parade was the very next day?!
To the Raddison Hotel in Rock Island and all brunchers: THANK YOU! We received 10% of all food proceeds that will go towards next year's Unity Pride Week!
To every participant, the City of Davenport, the City of Rock Island, and our audience members: THANK YOU! We had such a great turn out for our first pride parade and we can't wait to see everyone again next year!