PrideFest is the annual LGBTQIA+ pride festival in St. Louis held at Soldiers Memorial downtown in celebration of LGBTQIA+ identities and history. Join us for a weekend of celebration, with hundreds of vendors, sponsors, community groups and nonprofit organizations. PrideFest officially begins on Friday at 4:30 p.m., and at dusk, we will have our “Pride Night at the Movies: La La Land, Presented by Panera.” The festival is open all day on Saturday and Sunday.
There are concerts and entertainment on both days; the full schedule may be found at pridestl.org/pridefest/entertainment. Entertainment includes Laura Bell Bundy (Broadway and country music star), Jessica Sanchez (American Idol), Kat Deluna (Dominican-American singer and dancer), Alisan Porter (Winner of The Voice), Blu Cantrell (R&B and soul singer), Runaground (Gay YouTube electropop singer), and Brandon Stansell (emerging gay country artist).
Friday, June 23, from 4:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 24, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday, June 25, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
At noon on Sunday is the Grand Pride Parade, presented by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals. The grand marshal this year is Cleve Jones, prominent LGBT activist. For more information, visit pridestl.org. V
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