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Celebrate Arizona's LGBTQ and allied communities at the ONE Community Block Party for Equality

by Taylor Bishop
Arts & Culture Community Family Music & Events Taylor Bishop December 30, 2019

The ONE Community Block Party for Equality brings together diverse LGBTQ and allied community members and Arizonans from around the state to connect with companies and organizations of every kind who support and promote diversity, inclusion and equality for all Arizonans.

Held on Fourth Avenue south of Van Buren Street in partnership with Downtown Phoenix Inc. & The Van Buren, the family-friendly experience is a first-class tasting and storytelling event that features local entertainment throughout the day – including the Arizona Theatre Company performing highlights from the 2019 to 2020 season.

The lineup also includes Arizona Opera singers performing the most famous moments from the hit opera La Boheme as well as a panel led by Herberger Theater Center and Arizona Broadway Theatre on the importance of inclusion in the arts and in our state.

In partnership with the Arizona Craft Brewers Guild and the Arizona Restaurant Association, the block party will offer tastings from Arizona Wilderness Brewing Co., State 48 Brewery DTPHX, Walter Station Brewery, Mother Road Beer and more. Food and beverage tickets will cost you $2 to $3 on average.

General Admission tickets are $15 day of the event, early bird 55+ tickets are $7.00 and kids 12 and under are free.

Stick around for the Lady Gaga Ball afterparty at The Van Buren, where DJ Jeffery spins a monster dose of Gaga all night. Wear your best Gaga-inspired costume and come prepared for a lip sync contest. Tickets are $15 day of and $1 of each ticket will be donated to ONE Community.

When: ONE Community Block Party for Equality, Saturday, Jan. 11, 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Lady Gaga Ball afterparty, Saturday, Jan. 11, 10 p.m.

Where: The Van Buren, 401 W. Van Buren Street