For the week leading up to the festival, there are several great Pride events all around town including a few different options at local bars and restaurants.
On Monday, head to Roman Nose for a Pride Aperitivo Party. There will be free bites and hors d'oeuvres from 7-9pm and happy hour drink specials all night long.
On Wednesday 8/24, head to Corkscrew Bar for a Roman Toga Party beginning at 8pm. There's no cover to get in and there will be a DJ, VJ, karaoke and prizes.
Also on Wednesday, local community group #GirlMeet will be partying from 7pm-11pm at Pet Shop with exclusive drink specials like $5 Tito's drinks and $3 Coors Light and Labatt Blue.