Long Live Community: Quad Cities Fall Pride returns in diverse form (EVENT PHOTOS)

Quad Cities Fall Pride featuring Sinaman, MJ's Creative Candles, and more.

Quad Cities Fall Pride Photo Gallery

Quad Cities Fall Pride celebrated Sept. 7-11 with drag performances and community celebrations including a parade and film showing.

Enjoy our latest Long Live Community Photo Gallery: a peek at the final day of Quad Cities Fall Pride, which included a street vendor fair and stage show featuring community nonprofits and businesses from both Iowa and Illinois, drag performers, teen performers and more.

  • WHERE: 2nd & Warren Streets, Davenport, Iowa
  • WHO: Community members, business owners and nonprofit groups, in a festival presented by Quad Cities Pride Festivals. QC Pride presented events earlier in the week.
  • WHEN: Sept. 11, 2021
  • PHOTOS BY: Christine Hawes
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Bringing tie-dye to the Exelon vendor booth, l to r: Hector Castaneda, Michael Ramirez, and Liz and Sue Roberts.

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Heather Tucker of Hairazors Salon and Spa applies makeup to Jazden Garcia at Quad Cities Fall Pride.
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Pete Lux of DeLaCerda House enjoys Quad Cities Fall Pride with friend Chase.
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Jazmin Curiel and Max Nevels share a smile at Quad Cities Fall Pride.
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Ace Elliot strikes a pose while enjoying the early evening drag show at Quad Cities Fall Pride.
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Tyler Mitchell, of The Project of the Quad Cities, speaks to Bailey Ann and Jay Lewis during Quad Cities Fall Pride.
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Art Schrader and Anthony Adamsky enjoy Quad Cities Fall Pride.
Logan Flynn and Travis Swanson at Quad Cities Fall Pride
L to R: Logan Flynn-El (aka Gabbee Pistoresi) and Sinaman (aka Travis Swanson) enjoy Quad Cities Fall Pride.
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Mechelle Williams (right) “womans” her table for MJs Creative Candles during Quad Cities Fall Pride, while friends look on.
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Viminda Shafer, Tyler Mitchell, and Kenneth Van Zuiden staff the booth for The Project of the Quad Cities.
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A vendor booth at Quad Cities Fall Pride celebrates LGBTQ flags of all stripes. If you know the name of this vendor, please email us at reachus@therealmainstream.com!
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Tyler Mitchell explains the condom game at TPQC’s vendor booth. TPQC provides and advocates for inclusive health care in 32 Illinois and Iowa counties.
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Jessica enjoys Pride with her daughter, KK.
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Sue Vondewalle, Monica Nickels and Jane Morehouse spent the day with the Scott County Health Department’s vendor booth.
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Brittney James (left) and Rena McPherson, volunteers with Quad Cities Fall Pride, take a picture moment while switching between volunteer stations.
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Christina Mesplay, Bianca Palmer, and Tristina Abbott pose for a pic while cooling off in Varieties Nightclub at Quad Cities Fall Pride.
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The crowd at Varieties Nightclub, this year’s main host, included Lindsey Renee, Dan Hillbloom, Michelle Royal, Krista Le’ Raye Kefauver, John L. Labath, and Matthew Rhomberg.

All individuals featured in photos have provided their permission to be published! Contact us at reachus@therealmainstream.com with any name corrections, or additions.

Quad Cities Fall Pride featuring Sinaman, MJ's Creative Candles, and more.

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