Frida Friday ATX is BACK for June and we invite you to celebrate PRIDE month with us!
For two years, Frida Friday ATX has been creating monthly market places that center and celebrate Austin’s Vibrant Womxn led economies. In honor of La Frida, this month we are celebrating Pride and welcoming our allies and friends to join us for our Puro Pride Pachanga.
*** Music by:
*** Drag Queen Lotería by:
*** Drag King story hour:
*** Food by:
*** A special phamilia portrait on-site studio, with Lucero Archuleta Valle (bring your chosen familia and help us capture the beauty of ALL families through this onsite installation)
*** And, of course, our mercado FULL of vibrant and creative people! Stay tuned for more info on the amazing list of vendors we’ll be hosting this month.
In addition to celebrating Pride month, we are thrilled to announce Frida Friday ATX’s partnership with Waller Creek Conservancy.
About Frida Friday ATX:
Frida Friday ATX (FFATX) is Austin’s first and largest monthly self-identified womxn-of-color centered mercado y más, supporting and amplifying womxn-of-color and allies in Tejaslandia! More than a market, Frida Friday ATX is a movement. Over the last two years, FFATX has proudly brought Austin a full line up of self-identified WOC vendors, artists, musicians and more to bless their events and vendor spaces each month. We’ve worked with over 150 vendors, and supported always created performance, partnerships and collaborations that center WoC-led economies. FFATX believes in womxn supporting womxn, and are super proud of the community we’ve been able to foster. We see our work as intersectional and understand that utilize our creative spaces to help bridge the wage gap that WoC experience daily. One of the most important parts of this mercado (y mas) is the amazing connection and community we make with each other as we empower each other. Find out more info about how you can join or support at: https://www.fridafridayatx.org
About Waller Creek Conservancy:
Waller Creek Conservancy, in partnership with the City of Austin, is developing a chain of parks around a restored Waller Creek in downtown Austin. Running from Waterloo Park at 15th Street to Lady Bird Lake, the new Waller Creek parks district will include more than 37-acres of newly designed and connected urban parks and public open space, and more than three miles of new hike and bike trails, along with engaging art and educational programming. Founded on the bedrock of great design, the revitalized Waller Creek will renew the natural environment, foster the creative arts, and nourish authentic and uplifting experiences that reflect Austin’s diversity and dynamic spirit.
Waller Creek Conservancy (WCC) is excited to announce their partnership with FFATX! Part of the WCC mission is to create opportunities to serve diverse communities equitably through programming and community engagement. Part of this mission includes a commitment to partner with local organizations serving diverse communities to bring their programs to WCC managed spaces. Find our more about Waller Creek Conservancy here: https://www.wallercreek.org