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Paws & Pride Dog Walk


June 1, 2024

The Paws & Pride Dog Walk will return for its second year on Saturday, June 1 to a new venue, Bellevue Downtown Park. Supported by presenting sponsor Symetra, Bellevue’s largest LGBTQIA+ event will kick off Pride Month with a stroll around the park and post-walk festivities with a mimosa/beer garden, DJ Puma, RuPaw’s Dawg Costume Contest, and Drag Queen, Gaysha Starr.

Registration is now open! Donations are encouraged and will be directed to Seattle Humane in Bellevue and Lambert House, a nonprofit committed to empowering lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth in the greater Seattle area. Register below or visit our Eventbrite link. 

Event Timeline

9:15 a.m. | Pride Flag Raising
9:30 a.m.
| Walk Begins
10:00 a.m.
| After Paw-ty Festivities Begin

Parking 

Free parking is available at the Lower West Main Parking Garage, conveniently located just a block from the park at 12 105th Ave NE, Bellevue 98004. Look for the Paws & Pride signage at the entrance to the parking garage on 105th Ave NE between NE 2nd Street & Main Street. Lower West Main Parking Garage hours will be 8am-3pm on Saturday, June 1st.

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2024 Beneficiaries

Paws up for charity! Partial net proceeds of the event registration fees will equally benefit Seattle Humane and Lambert House, a nonprofit organization that empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth through the development of leadership, social, and life skills in the greater Seattle, Washington area.

Seattle Humane in Bellevue

Founded in 1897, Seattle Humane proudly promotes the human-animal bond by saving and serving pets in need. They are more than a shelter – Seattle Humane is a pet resource center for the region, providing adoption services, a pet food bank and support for pet owners, low-cost spay/neuter surgeries and wellness exams, humane education for all ages and more. ​All made possible through the support of a generous community. Seattle Humane is located in Bellevue, at 13212 SE Eastgate Way. For more information, visit www.seattlehumane.org.

Lambert House

Lambert House empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth through the development of leadership, social, and life skills. Since 1981, the Lambert House LGBTQ Youth Center has cared for, championed, and celebrated over 15,000 individual minors and young adults through over 500,000 service contacts. Ongoing in-person groups are currently available in Seattle, North Bend, and Maple Valley with activities organized in other communities around King County. You can learn more about them at www.lamberthouse.org.


 

 

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