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At this LGBTQ skate night, let pure, unfiltered joy soothe your soul.

Get ready to boogie — and conga line and twirl and maybe even fall on your butt without a care in the world — when you roll onto the rink at Rainbow Skate Night.

The sober LGBTQ event at Moonlight Rollerway has been running on Wednesdays for over three decades.

It’s pure, unfiltered joy soundtracked by Cher, Whitney Houston and Broadway hits. Below, indulge in a sampling of photos that capture the palpable energy flowing through this all-ages bash.

There are plenty of smooth moves on and off the rink.

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A woman skates with her arms raised in joy.

Feeling the vibe during Rainbow Skate Night at Moonlight Rollerway.

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A person poses in front of a wall of lockers.

Mathew Francis (he/him) at Rainbow Skate Night.

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Detail shot of the back of two people's skates next to each other.

Friends take a break during Rainbow Skate Night at Moonlight Rollerway.

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A person wearing an all-white outfit puts on roller skates.

Spencie (they/them) gets ready to tear it up on the rink.

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Two people skate while they take a selfie.

Celebrating her 46th birthday, Coco, at right, has some fun on the rink during Rainbow Skate Night at Moonlight Rollerway.

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A person holds their chest with feeling while listening to music and skating.

Feeling the music during Rainbow Skate Night.

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A person strikes a pose in the middle of the roller rink.

The vibe and scene during Rainbow Skate Night at Moonlight Rollerway.

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A woman posing raises her arms in jubilation wearing a shirt that says "Stop being racist!"

Karrissa Love during Rainbow Skate Night at Moonlight Rollerway.

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A couple of people strike a pose in the middle of the roller rink.

Nothing but good vibes and fun during Rainbow Skate Night at Moonlight Rollerway.

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Two people wearing the same all-black outfit and blue caps while skating.

Seeing double during Rainbow Skate Night at Moonlight Rollerway.

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Shoelaces, towels and other items are on display and for sale at Moonlight Rollerway during Rainbow Skate Night.

Gear for purchase at Moonlight Rollerway during Rainbow Skate Night.

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A man posing for a portrait hangs from the lockers at a roller rink.

Alex Plaisance (he/him) during Rainbow Skate Night at Moonlight Rollerway.

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The deets
📍: 5110 San Fernando Road, Glendale
🔗: facebook.com/moonlightrollerwayskatingcenter
⏰: 8 to 10 p.m. on Wednesdays (but sometimes it’s closed for a private event so check the calendar on its Facebook page)
💰: $18

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