Everyone loves a pageant! Do you want to be the starring King or Queen? For the royalty of Pride 2018, the positions are open. The pageant to select the new King and Queen of Pride for 2018 is set for Saturday, August 5th at 3 pm (doors open at 2:30 pm) at the Nest Nightclub (2022 North Charles Street, Baltimore).

The event, which ends at 7 pm, also celebrates the reign of Queen of Pride 2017 Dee Diamond and King of Pride 2017 Titan Legacy.

Emcees will be “Queen of Comedy” Shawnna Alexander and David Allen. ASL interpretation is by Debbie Jones (Facebook.com/debbiejterp). You want to prepare for the challenge, so know that pageant categories are “pride wear,” “interview,” and “solo talent.”

Applications for contestants will be limited to the first five for King and Queen, respectively. Be 21 or older.

For applications, or to donate to the prize packages, contact Ganivah Cache at (Facebook.com/ganivah.cache) or Rik Newton Treadway (Facebook.com/rik.newtontreadway).

Admission is a $10. Former Kings and Queens get in free – royalty does have its privileges! All proceeds benefit 2018 Baltimore Pride and the GLCCB. For more info, visit Bit.ly/2vr2Xh4.