Upcoming Events Benefiting Ferndale Pride

Photo Credit Linda Gjonaj

Event Information


Tie Dyed and Ferndale Prid

May 31— Get ready for pride by creating your own tie dye.

Click here for tickets: www.eventbrite.com/e/tie-dye-with-ferndale-pride-tickets-339921724027

Click here for Facebook information: https://fb.me/e/2y6O6ZFO8


Pre Pride Brunches

June 4–Ferndale Project, Bobcat Bonnie’s, The Fly Trap, One Eyed Betty’s, Pop’s For Italian will have a special brunch to get you set for a great day at Ferndale Pride.


Rainbow Run

June 4–Participants will receive white event t-shirts. That’s right, you will have fun and it will get messy as it’s the return of the COLOR RUN. As race participants pass through color stations on the course, volunteers will spread love by way of throwing different colored non-toxic powdered paint at the shirts leaving attendees with a colorful souvenir of the event.

This is a family-friendly event, kids of all ages welcome. Strollers welcome, though please, no bikes or dogs.  Click here for ticket link.

Ferndale Pride 2022

June 4–Ferndale Pride returns for it’s 12 celebration of LGBTQAI+ Pride. More information

will post when the pride guide is ready.


Bears In Speedos Car Wash

June 11-Annual Motor City “Bears in Speedos” Car Wash. As the name suggests the bears will wash your cars while wearing speedos. They wash cars, truck, bikes, scooters and have even washed a roller blade or two over the years. Event supports Ruth Ellis Center and Affirmations. For more event information click


Ferndale Project Presents Drag Queen Story Time &

June 12–Join us for Drag Queen Story Time with our friends from Motor City Drag Kings.Our queen will be reading her favorite stories starting at 10 am. After, be sure to enjoy some brunch and a brew. This is a kid-friendly event!

LGBTQ Arts and Craft Market Day

June 12–Grab a beer and browse a variety of crafts and art from local LGBTQ+ artists. The market will start at 12 pm and run until 4 pm.


Paint Project

June 13— Grab a beer and a join us for a special Pride-themed paint project with our very talented artist, Elena. They will be guiding a self-portrait painting on canvas. They will help you create your own unique masterpiece of self-expression. Enjoy a beverage of your choice while you paint. Reserve your spot here.


Open Mic Storytelling

June 20— “What does Pride mean to you?” Join us with Ferndale Pride and Ferndale Radio for a special night of sharing. We’re hosting our first open mic night to give our guests an opportunity to share their story with us!

 Open Mic Storytelling Ferndale Project, 567 Livernois, 6 p.m.


Celebrity Bartenders

Ferndale Pride will be taking over Ferndale Project on June 25th! Come kick it with us and enjoy a beer on the patio. We have a special line-up of celebrity beertenders that will be pouring all afternoon.

Our celebrities:

12-1:15 State Senator Jeremy Moss

1:15-2:30 Mojo in the Morning’s Meaghan

2:30-3:45 Local 4 Detroit’s Priya Mann

3:45-5:00 Detroit Legend Sabin


Ferndale Project Presents Divine Drag, Drinks and Dinner

June 27–We’ve partnered with Ferndale Pride and Motor City Drag Kings to bring you a beer dinner like no other. Enjoy a 4-course dinner with 4 perfectly paired beers, while our fabulous queens perform drag. Buy your ticket here.


Book Club at Ferndale Project

June 28— Read Let’s Get Back to The Party by Zak Salih.

Copies to borrow available through the Ferndale Public Library.

Join us for an in-person book club event in discussion of Let’s Get Back to the Party by Zak Salih on June 28th at 6:30 pm. Reserve a book from the Ferndale Library here.