Located just south of the Seal Pond in Civic Center Park, Smirnoff DanceWorld is the place to shake your groove thang at Denver PrideFest! Two days of pure, high-energy fun, Smirnoff DanceWorld features the best beats and magnetic melodies from your favorite international and local DJs.
This year, Smirnoff DanceWorld is excited to welcome one of the most sought after DJs and Producers in the industry, Joe Gauthreaux (pronounced GO TROW). Over the past 15 years, he has played almost every major circuit event all over the world, including Winter Party Festival, Black Party New York, White Party Miami, Song Kran Bangkok, New Year’s Rio at The Week, Atlantis Cruises, among others. A staple at major clubs across North America, Brazil and Asia, his name is synonymous with having a driving and unique musical experience.
Legendary drag queen, Lady Bunny, will also be performing in Smirnoff DanceWorld. Founder of the annual Wigstock event, she has also released disco singles such as “Shame, Shame, Shame!” and “The Pussycat Song,” as well as appeared in films like Another Gay Movie and To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar.
Folks who are familiar with the local dance scene will recognize your favorite DJs from Triangle, X-Bar, Trade, and Gladys the Nosy Neighbor spinning all weekend long, as well as DJ Sinna-G and Sante from MIX 100. And, don’t miss all the fresh faces that wowed the judges (and the crowd) at our audition events this spring who are out to make their mark on Denver PrideFest.
Smirnoff is a long-time supporter of Denver Pride and The Center on Colfax, and they have been advocates for the LGBTQ community for decades, donating millions of dollars toward equality efforts. Smirnoff’s parent company Diageo has been named one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality” and has received a perfect score of 100 percent on the Corporate Equality Index for 11 consecutive years.