Totally Unofficial Queer Geek Guide to Seattle Pride

by Jun 10, 2019Geek Stuff, Pride, Totally Unofficial Guide

Seattle Pride is coming up in a few weeks! There’s a ton of activities going on to celebrate, so we’ve put together a list of stuff suited to those who want to explore fantasy worlds, roll dice, or party with their fellow queer geeks. Most events are free and all-ages unless otherwise specified. Event descriptions are taken directly from their event pages.

Friday, June 21

6PM Gayme Night »

Friday Afternoon (4228 Stone Way N, Seattle)

We at Friday Afternoon are SO excited to host our first ever Gayme Night! Our space will be featuring the work of queer designers for an evening of fun and games in a family-friendly setting.

Bop around different tables and try a sampler of assorted styles of play. Some designers will be present to demo their games and will have copies you can purchase to take home!

If you are a queer game designer and would like to demo your work at this event, please contact us at to reserve your table!

6PM LGBT + Allies Open House »

Verne & Wells (11232 120th Ave, Suite 103, Kirkland)

Join us for our Pride Month Open House!

As a Gay owned business, we strive to have an inclusive space for every person who is willing to respect others. Come join us this month and celebrate LGBT accomplishments in the gaming industry.

Bring your friends, bring co-workers, but leave your kids; Verne & Wells is for adults over 18 only.

6:30PM Gaming Grrls+ Night! »

Raygun Lounge (501 E Pine St, Seattle)

Join us every 3rd Friday for this inclusive event welcoming women of all identifications and their friends!


Saturday, June 22

12:30PM Queer Geek Boardgames and Chill »

Wayward Coffeehouse Roosevelt (6417 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle)

Join Wayward Coffeehouse, PlaytestNW, and Queer Geek! Seattle for an afternoon of games and community building. There are lots of events for PRIDE, and this one is going to be super fun! All ages, all kinds of queers, all genders welcome (allies too)!

Wayward Coffeehouse offers a chill nerdy vibe, serves local coffee and tea, and has vegetarian and vegan eats.

5PM LGBTQ+ Game Night »

Microsoft Store – University Village (2624 NE University Village St, Seattle)

Your University Village Microsoft Store will be hosting an LGBTQ+ game night in conjunction with Pride Month on June 22 from 5 to 8 p.m. Come try out some of the newest FPS games like Apex Legends, relax with a puzzle game like Human Fall Flat or compete for bragging rights in DragonBall FighterZ. There also will be space for board or card games that participants want to bring!

This event is free and open to anyone.

Wednesday, June 26

Seattle Gaymers Pride Party

9PM Seattle Gaymers Pride Party 2019 »

Neighbours Nightclub & Lounge (1509 Broadway, Seattle)

Join Seattle Gaymers and Neighbours Nightclub & Lounge as we kick off Pride weekend! Hosted by Daddy Issues. Featuring performances by local drag talent: Londyn Bradshaw, Siren, Old Witch. DJ’d by Moist Towelette. Doors open at 9PM! Tickets on sale now! $10 presale, $15 door. Drink specials: $6 tequila shot, $4 beer. 21+

Friday, June 28

9PM Pride No-Pants Pinball! »

Raygun Lounge (501 E Pine St, Seattle)

Play pinball for Pride and show us what “no-pants” means to you! All genders welcome. Prizes for best no-pants looks! Hosted by the fabulous DonnaTella Howe!!! Proceeds to support Lambert House.

Sunday, June 30

12PM Queer Geeks + Gamers at Seattle Pride »

Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center (305 Harrison Street, Seattle)

From video games to comics to fantasy art to roleplaying & tabletop games to science & computers—and any other deliciously nerdy pursuit you can think of—this must-visit area at the 2019 Seattle Pride festival has everything. Come and explore and mingle with your fellow LGBTQ Pride-goers, play some games, and read some comics!