Oct 10 2020


2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Out Brigade

In celebration of LGBTQ+ History Month and National Coming Out Day, we are proud to announce the first ever Capital Pride Out Brigade! This exciting, one-of-a-kind event will take place in lieu of this year’s traditional parade, and we’re inviting you, your colleagues, family, and friends to celebrate with us by creating and decorating your own Pridemobiles, as we collectively traverse through the Nation’s Capital, stopping by checkpoints in all 8 wards to show our unwavering pride, and send a reminder that #StillWeVote.

Automobiles, motorcycles, bicycles, scooters, and individuals are all permitted types of Pridemobiles, and participants are encouraged to use their creativity to display their pride with lively banners, flags, costumes, and decorations! Participants that check-in at all locations, along with the best decorated Pridemobiles in each category will be eligible to win exciting prizes. Participants are also encouraged to form a team with up to five vehicles to create their own Pride caravans. Proceeds from this event will benefit The DC Center for the LGBTQ Community and the Capital Pride Alliance, so that pride celebrations, important programming, and critical advocacy work can continue in 2021 and beyond.


To participate, you must select a vehicle category: a multi-person vehicle (i.e. car, truck, or van), or a single-person vehicle (i.e. motorcycle, bike, scooter, wheelchair, or on foot). The fee to register is based on the category you select. You will the opportunity to have your registration fee refunded, if you choose to become a fundraiser. More information below.

Participants are encouraged to participate with up to five other vehicles by creating a team. You will be asked during the registration process if you want to join or create a team. There is no additional fee to participate as a team, though donations to individual fundraisers on your team will go toward a team fundraising goal of $1,000.

– Multi-Passenger Vehicle (i.e. car, truck, or van) Fee = $100*, Fundraising goal = $250, Includes:

  • One multi-person vehicle entry
  • One original #StillWe tee (While supplies last.)
  • Two rally signs for vehicle
  • $5 off drive-in movie ticket at Park Up DC to watch Hocus Pocus
  • Choice of a Progressive Pride flag, Trans Pride flag, or Black Lives Matter flag (While supplies last.)

– Single-Passenger Vehicle (i.e. motorcycle, bike, scooter, etc) Fee = $25*, Fundraising goal = $100

  • One single-person vehicle entry
  • One original #StillWe tee (While supplies last.)
  • Two rally signs for vehicle
  • Choice of a Progressive Pride flag, Trans Pride flag, or Black Lives Matter flag (While supplies last.)

– Participation Grant: (Apply Here) If you are not able to cover the registration fee and want to participate, please fill out our online Participation Grant form. If selected, you will receive a promo code to complete registration. You will still be asked to setup a fundraising page.

*Registered vehicles that reach their fundraising goal, will have their registration fee waived!

*The first ten vehicles to register will receive a free drive-in movie ticket to Park Up DC to watch Hocus Pocus on the evening of October 10th during our special LGBTQ+ night out at the movies! All registered vehicles will receive $5 off the screening. More information below.

Click here to register.


Support the LGBTQ community further by becoming a fundraiser as an added benefit your registration fee could be refunded. You are encouraged to create a fundraiser for you and your team to support The DC Center for the LGBT Community, the Capital Pride Alliance, and our partner LGBTQ+ organizations. If you reach the target goal for the category you’ve registered for ($250: multi-passenger vehicle, $100: single-person vehicle), your registration fee will be refunded. You also have the ability to connect your fundraiser to a Facebook fundraiser. Fundraising will continue through October 30, 2020.

*Prizes will be awarded to the top personal fundraiser and team fundraiser.


Each registered vehicle will be assigned a designated checkpoint to start from. After checking in, you will make your way to each designated checkpoint, on a self-selected route. Participants are encouraged to let their Pride be SEEN and HEARD during their route! By visiting all check points, you are eligible for great prizes.

Check points will not be published to the general public. Participants will receive the locations of all check points at the virtual orientation on Wednesday, October 7. Participants can begin their route at any time between 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. All check points will close at 4:00PM, with the exception the final check point which will be open from 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM


In celebration of the first ever Out Brigade, the Capital Pride Alliance is excited to partner with Broccoli City and Events DC for an LGBTQ+ night out at the movies! Join your community for a safe and fun evening of cinema under the stars. We’re proud to offer participants of the Out Brigade a $5 discount on their movie ticket. Be one of the first ten vehicles to register for the Out Brigade and receive a FREE ticket!

– Showing at 7:00 PM: Hocus Pocus (Tickets)

*You will receive a $5 discount code after you complete your Out Brigade registration. Discount code valid for only one movie.

“Park Up DC” is a pop-up experience for the whole family (drive-in style) that will safely bring the community together for affordably priced movies and other entertainment. This drive-in movie series is produced by the minds behind Broccoli City Festival, and hosted by Events DC at historical RFK Campus Lot 5.

Park UP DC features a massive 60 ft HD LED digital screen, high quality sound that is tuned directly through your car’s FM stereo, prepaid delivery food from local food trucks and clean portable restrooms.



All participants will need to agree to abide by the Center for Disease Control (CDC)’s recommendations for the prevention of the spread of COVID-19 and attest to having read the CDC’s guidance at: In addition, participants agree to abide by any COVID-19 distancing and other safety guidelines issued by the city of Washington, DC.

Thank you to our movie Partners!

Thank you to our event Advocates!

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