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Riverside Pride Gayla 2023 – Moulin Rouge!
June 3 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm PDT
Join us for a Moulin Rouge-themed ravishing good time at the Grand Valley Ballroom in Moreno Valley!
June 3, 6 – 11 PM
All funds raised go towards keeping our September Pride festival free! Can't attend? Consider a donation instead.
Thank you to all of our 2023 sponsors!
Interested in sponsoring this fabulous black-tie event, please check out our sponsorship packet.
About Grand Valley Ballroom
Located in the Moreno Valley Conference and Recreation Center, the Grand Valley Ballroom is a 8,200 sq. ft. venue with an outdoor patio, full kitchen, stage, dressing rooms and full video/movie screen.
The night of ravishing good time will include…
🔞 18+ event
Our smashing gayla returns for 2023 and we promise a ravishing good time! All funds raised go towards the September Pride festival
Food and Drinks
- Hors d'oeuvres
- Champagne toast
- An elegant served dinner and dessert
- Cash bar
Entertainment and Programming
- Riverside Pride Awards Ceremony
- LGBTQ+ Community Speakers
- Moulin Rouge-inspired Live entertainment
- Silent auction
- DJ and dancing
- Tarot card reading
- Photo ops in our photo booth
Your Host: Athena Kills
KILLIN it every time! Athena Kills definitely killed it at our festival last year. For gayla this year, we are so excited for her to be the host! Expect fierce performances that will slay the crowd. When Athena is not on stage slaying, she is also an HIV advocate.
Kitten de Ville
Known as “The Embodiment of Burlesque”, Kitten de Ville performs across the United States and Europe -where she headlines with a variety of top musicians and performers from around the globe. Kitten is credited as one of the originators of the New Burlesque movement. Starting her career in 1994 with The Los Angeles based troupe The Velvet Hammer whose sold out shows were responsible for reviving the Art of Burlesque.
Charlotte La Belle Araignée
Charlotte La Belle Araignée is an international performer and producer of the Inland Empire's first ongoing Neo-Burlesque show, “Buckingham Burlesque”…The Starlet with all the sexy stylish moves of a spider without the nasty bite!
Rhythm Beatz Sirens Heels Company
Sirens are a dance group formed to help empower women. They promote body positivity, self love, and empowering others to do what they love. They tore the floor of the main stage at our festival last year.
We so look forward to seeing what they come up for our gayla this year!
About the Riverside Pride Awards Ceremony
Riverside Pride is excited to honor individuals and organizations that have made positive contributions towards the advancement of LGBTQ+ equality and advocacy in the Inland Empire region. Award winners will be celebrated at this year's Riverside Pride Gayla. Nominees are evaluated on the basis of leadership and commitment to the LGBTQ+ community. Take a look at last year's winners.
Nominations closed on Sunday, April 16th at 11:59pm. Thank you!
Frequently Asked Questions
Individual ticket holders will be seated based on availability. Tickets from the same order will be seated together (maximum per table is 8).
To request seats next to specific attendees, please note this request in the “Order Notes” by your billing information during checkout. We will do our best to honor all requests but cannot guarantee any seating arrangements.
This is a black-tie event – “eleganza” attire and/or looks fitting for the Moulin Rouge theme is highly recommended!