Stonewall Alliance Center hosts many events throughout the year, from teen dances to car washes and everything in between. To stay informed about events happening around The Center, visit our calendar.
Each year, the Stonewall Alliance Center is proud to host the MasQueerade, an event full of dancing, performances and fun, with an attendance of around 300 masked and unmasked guests. Past MasQueerade's have featured DJ Jigga Julee spinning all night, along with a no-host bar, a "Best Mask" contest, silent auction and performances by Mini-Merna. This annual February event is held at the Women's Club, filled with vibrant decorations and guests alike. Check out pictures of Stonewall's past MasQueerade's and make sure to get your mask ready for the next one!
Coming Out for Art (COFA)
This annual event hosted in Chico provides a creative outlet for the LGBTQ+
community and allies to express their feelings and attitudes around
sexuality and gender. Creative artists are given a productive and positive
way to express themselves and feelings in an artistic manner. The artwork
is not only viewed by a large audience, but people who submit artwork have
the option of selling their pieces. Check our Facebook page to stay up to date with Coming Out For Art planning and events.
Harvest Feast is an annual potluck-style Thanksgiving gathering. This event
is occurs the Sunday before Thanksgiving and is usually hosted at Chico
Grange. This is our way of providing a safe and inclusive space for all
community members to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal. Please bring yourself and
your family to enjoy an afternoon of good food and great company.
World AIDS Day
December 1st of every year is dedicated to raising awareness of AIDS around the world, and Stonewall proudly brings that awareness to the Chico community. Stonewall Alliances in collaboration with the CSU, Chico Office of Diversity, Butte County Public Health, Caring Choices, Congregational Church of Chico, Trinity United Methodist Church and Ampla Health, provides the community with an HIV/AIDS Awareness Fair during the morning and afternoon with booths, games and valuable information. In the evening, the Trinity United Methodist Church hosts the Candlelight Vigil & Reception in recognition of AIDS victims and survivors. Come join us December 1st in observance of this very important day.
In efforts to strengthen and unite the LGBTQ+ community and allies, each year
Stonewall puts together the annual Chico Pride Weekend. This three day long
event in August is comprised of a variety of fun and safe activities for
all ages, including a Pride Dance, a Pride Brunch, live music, drag
performances, a Teen Dance, vendors and food. This event seeks to increase
the visibility of the LGBTQ+ community here in Chico, hosted in Chico's
downtown plaza with an increasing attendance each year. Check out pictures
and articles of past Chico Pride events and join us in August for the next
weekend of a lifetime! Make sure to like our Facebook
page to stay up to date with us.
For more information about Chico Pride, please visit our Pride website stonewallchicopride.com