The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County will host Pride Marketplace, a new and free outdoor event on Saturday, June 26, to kick off the return of CommuniTea Dance, the center’s annual LGBTQ+ PrideMonth celebration.
The community is invited to enjoy Pride Marketplace on the Arsht Center’s Thomson Plaza for the Arts from 3 to 7 p.m. Guests of all ages will be able to peruse and support local LGBTQ+ artisans, creatives, and small businesses, all while enjoying food and drink specials and tunes by DJ Hottpants. Families are invited to partake in fun arts-and-crafts activities with free, limited-capacity Pour Your Art Out workshops throughout the afternoon.
For those looking to extend the fun, CommuniTea Dance will supply an evening of performances beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Ziff Ballet Opera House stage. CommuniTea Dance will feature a stellar lineup of South Florida-based LGBTQ+ artists, including a kick off performance by international superstar DJ Citizen Jane at 6:30 p.m.
Choreographers Alaina Andersen of Miami City Ballet and Randolph Ward of RTW Dance Productions will stage a performances of Tang, featuring Jordan Martinez and Francisco Schilereff at 8 p.m., and The Queen of Drag, featuring CC Glitzer and Lam Alexander, respectively. The night will close on a soulful note with a concert by Patrick & The Swayzees at 8:30 p.m.
Tickets to CommuniTea Dance costs $15 and can be purchased here or by calling the Arsht Center box office at (305) 949-6722. Audience members will be socially distanced while comfortably seated at tables of up to four guests on one of the largest performing arts stages in the country.