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9 ways to party with pride this week in Orlando

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PRIDE EVENTS

THURSDAY

Come Out With Pride Launch Party The countdown to Pride Weekend ramps up with energetic performances, including Drag Race star Trinity "The Tuck" Taylor, in a dazzling social setting. Thursday, 6:30 pm; The Veranda at Thornton Park, 111 N. Summerlin Ave.; $35-$40; 407-872-8454; comeoutwithpride.com.

FRIDAY

Pride on Church Street Hamburger Mary's turns Church Street into the biggest block party in town. Friday, 8 pm; Hamburger Mary's, 110 W. Church St.; free; 321-319-0600; comeoutwithpride.com.

SATURDAY

Big Gay Brunch The party before the parade features a delicious brunch spread, bottomless mimosas, a Bloody Mary bar, live entertainment and more. Saturday, noon-3 pm; The Abbey, 100 S. Eola Drive; $45; 407-704-6261; biggaybrunchorlando.com.

Come Out With Pride Festival Annual daylong Pride festival with vendors, entertainment, food and drink, and more. Saturday, noon-10 pm; Lake Eola Park, East Central Boulevard and North Eola Drive; free; comeoutwithpride.com.

Come Out With Pride Parade Downtown's most colorful annual parade, circling the Lake Eola perimeter. Saturday, 4 pm; Lake Eola Park, East Central Boulevard and North Eola Drive; free; comeoutwithpride.com.

Keep Dancing Orlando The special "Keep Dancing Zone" is a multi-tiered dancefloor located on the south side of Lake Eola Park. Show off your moves for free until 5 p.m.; after that, a donation to the One Pulse Foundation will secure you a spot on the floor. Saturday, noon-5 pm & 6-11 pm; Lake Eola Park, East Central Boulevard and North Eola Drive; free, $5-$7; comeoutwithpride.com.

Come Out With Pride Fireworks Come Out With Pride culminates with a rainbow of colorful explosions over Lake Eola. Saturday, 9 pm; Lake Eola Park, East Central Boulevard and North Eola Drive; free; comeoutwithpride.com.

Girl the Party Orlando Pride Edition  Afterparty for pride with drag performances, burlesque, drink specials and more. Saturday, 6 pm; Southern Nights, 375 S. Bumby Ave; free; 407-412-5039; southernnightsorl.com.

Pride With Shea Coulee After-Pride party with the Drag Race finalist from Season 9. Saturday, 8 pm; Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; $10-$25; 407-425-7571; parliamenthouse.com.

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