10 Reasons To Add The ULTRA White Party To Your June Plans

By Rachel Brandt
In Culture

ALIVE’s 9th annual ultimate VIP white party during Pride weekend, Bud Light Presents ULTRA, returns on Saturday, June 27. This year’s event will be held outside in the Public Media Commons in Grand Center and will include a few major new additions.

ALIVE and Bud Light are proud to present the first-ever ULTRA Pride Awards honoring three outstanding individuals in the categories of business, nonprofit and personal achievement. Honorees will be recognized at an awards presentation to kick off the night, with cold cocktails and Bud Light, three killer DJs and dancing to follow.

VIP guests will enjoy an exclusive lounge courtesy of Wells Fargo Advisors including complimentary cocktails for the first hour. Purchase a VIP ticket and ALIVE will also automatically donate $20 to the charity of your choice: Human Rights Campaign, Uppity Theatre Company or PROMO. Read on for 10 reasons why this year’s party is not to be missed!

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Photo of ULTRA 2014 by ALIVE Magazine.

1/ The White Party Returns
ULTRA has been St. Louis’ ultimate VIP white party during Pride Weekend for nine years running. Don your best white attire and meet us at this outdoor dance party. Not into white? Not to worry! Flash your favorite colors; we’ll still love you.

2/ Treat Yourself
This year’s VIP perks are, in a word, awesome. For every VIP ticket purchased ALIVE will donate $20 to the nonprofit of your choice: Human Rights Campaign, PROMO or That Uppity Theatre Company. Ticket-holders will receive early entry at 6:30pm, access to the exclusive Wells Fargo Lounge, complimentary passed cocktail samples throughout the evening, free drinks for the first hour and a jam-packed VIP gift bag.

Photos courtesy of DJ Jillian, DJ Sinamin and DJ TrashTalk

Photos courtesy of DJ Jillian, DJ Sinamin and DJ TrashTalk

3/ Three Killer Lady DJs 
DJ Sinamin, DJ TrashTalk and DJ Jillian will be fueling the dance party this year following the Bud Light ULTRA Pride Awards. Wear your dancing shoes and come ready to cut a rug when these hot women hit the stage.

4/ Wells Fargo VIP Lounge
Wells Fargo presents a private VIP lounge equipped with free cocktails, gift bags and more. Mingle and mix with our ULTRA Pride award-winners, top STL business owners and professionals, LGBT supporters and all-around all-stars.

Sara's Social Booth at ALIVE's We Heart STL Best of the City Celebration.

Sara’s Social Booth at ALIVE’s We Heart STL Best of the City Celebration.

5/ Sara’s Social Booth
ALIVE favorite Sara’s Social Booth returns for another bash. Choose from a variety of hilarious props and snap your smiles in her famous booth.

6/ Public Media Commons
Enjoy the expansive Public Media Commons in Grand Center as we celebrate Pride in the great outdoors and take in the bustling Grand District. If you haven’t partied at PMC yet, don’t miss this chance.

7/ Bud Light ULTRA Pride Awards
Pride weekend is not all about partying, it’s also about celebrating how far the LGBTQ community has come. ALIVE and Bud Light are proud to present the first-ever ULTRA Pride Awards honoring three oustanding individuals in the categories of business, nonprofit and personal achievement. Bookmark ALIVEMag.com and check back soon for videos officially announcing our winners Darin Slyman, Joan Lipkin and A.J. Bockelman. And be prepared for a victorious presentation of Pride at ULTRA.

8/ Spread the Love
For every VIP ticket purchased, ALIVE will automatically donate $20 to the charity of your choice. Choose from the Human Right Campaign, PROMO Missouri and That Uppity Theatre Company when purchasing your ticket and we’ll do the rest!

9/ Cold Bud Light and Cruzan Rum Cocktails
Bud Light returns to ULTRA this year as our major partner and they’re bringing the perks! As mentioned above, VIPs drink free for the first hour in the Wells Fargo lounge. Guests can also look forward to complimentary passed Cruzan Rum cocktails throughout the night and stocked bars.

10/ Our 9th Year of Partying
This marks ALIVE’s 9th year of throwing the ULTRA white party. Don’t miss out on one of the most sought-after VIP parties during Pride weekend. Planned Parenthood will be on site celebrating with us. Vital VOICE, PROMO Missouri, That Uppity Theatre Company and a bevy of other LGBTQ supporters and power players will be dancing the night away. See you there!

Find more information and purchase tickets on eventbrite here.
Bud Light Presents ULTRA 
Saturday, June 27, 2015, 7-11pm
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