2019 Great Pumpkin Ball

The Great Pumpkin BallMaine’s Largest Halloween Dance Party… An EqualityMaine Tradition

Saturday, October 26
State Theatre, 609 Congress Street, Portland
Ages: 18+

Tickets on sale Friday, 9/20 at 11am, CLICK HERE!


Runner-Up, Season 9 of RuPaul’s Drag Race

Hosted by:

Blake and Eva from Coast 93.1


Dancing all night with DJ Andrea Stamas (Boston | North Shore Pride | OGT)
DJ Disco Dungeon (Portland)
Local drag and burlesque performances (to be announced soon)
Costume contest with over $1000 in prizes​

ASL Interpreted

Great Pumpkin Ball PhotosTickets:

  • $15 early-bird (until 9/30)
  • $20 advance (until 10/25)
  • $25 day of 
  • $50 VIP (only 150 available)

VIP Package incudes:

  • Pre-event reception with our special guest, Peppermint, hosted by Sagamore Hill Lounge (6-8:30pm)
  • Meet and Greet photo op with Peppermint
  • Admission and one complimentary Tito’s Handmade Vodka cocktail (or non-alcoholic beverage for 18+)
  • Private bar service in the Tito’s VIP Lounge

All proceeds benefit EqualityMaine’s work to create safer and more inclusive schools for LGBTQ+ youth!

Tickets on sale now:

  • Online:  CLICK HERE!
  • In person at the Port City Music Hall Box Office (Wednesday-Friday 10am-5pm) (no fees)
  • Pay what you can tickets also available in advance.  Email coconnor@equalitymaine.org

Presented by:

  • Tito’s Handmade Vodka
  • State Theatre
  • Coast 93.1

2019 EQME Annual SponsorsHotel Accommodations:

We are grateful to the Hyatt Place Portland for serving as the official hotel for this year’s Pumpkin Ball.  They are offering a discounted rate for all Pumpkin Ball attendees.
Click HERE to access the special rate and make your reservation. The Hyatt Place is located at 433 Fore St in Portland. For more info, call (207) 775-1000.

Sponsor the Pumpkin Ball:

Sponsorship opportunities are still available for this year’s event. Support our work and let Maine’s LGBTQ+ community know about your business! Please conact Development Director, Christopher O’Connor at coconnor@equalitymaine.org for more info.


We need we need an amazing team to help with setting up, staffing the event and cleaning up. Volunteers are need on Friday, 10/25, Saturday, 10/26 and Sunday, 10/27!
Please click HERE to sign up to help. 

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