As this is our 30th birthday, we are honoring 4 performers from our community as Miss Philly LGBT pride that have been very loyal to us But never held a title as Miss Philly gay pride. In no particular order, they are Les Harrison, Sandy Beech, Finesse A. Ross, Marcello Brening Barrera.
The board has approved the logo for the 2018 PrideDay Parade and Festival. It features a rainbow skyline of Philadelphia with the OutFest Logo, Independence Hall, and the passing parade superimposed.
We have begun to make plans for the PrideDay LGBT Pride Parade and Festival. This year will be our 30th anniversary/birthday. This year we are returning to our normal second Sunday in June, which is June 10, 2018, as events last year in Washington D.C. made us delay our scheduling for a week. Believe it […]
Volunteers please note: Because of the preexisting use of the ballroom at the William Way Community Center, Philly Pride has rescheduled its on-site meeting for Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 6:30 p.m. We look forward to meeting with our coordinators, staff, and volunteers on that date to finalize plans for OutFest 2017.
After meeting with city officials on 8/22/2017, Philly Pride is happy to announce that OutFest 2017, Philadelphia’s unique celebration of National Coming Out Day and the largest NCOD event in the world, will be held on Sunday, October 8. There was some concern that Old City Fest and a home Philadelphia Eagles game were scheduled […]
The most parade contingents ever! The most vendors at Penn’s Landing ever! The most attendees ever! Our 29th PrideDay celebration was an overwhelming success. We especially thank the parade winners: Best Float–Urban Outfitters Best Non Profit Group — Attic Youth Best Business (non Bar) — PECO Best Vehicle — Wells Fargo Best Bar — […]
There is always a crush to buy wristbands as the parade starts to arrive at the Great Plaza festival location. Adding to the complications this year is the apparent closure of the staircase which led from the Market Street over pass to the parking lot below and then to the North gate along the river. […]
Nancy and Beth, otherwise known as Megan Mullally and Stephanie Hunt, will be our headliners on June 18. Everyone will remember Megan Mullally as the infamous Karen Walker from “Will and Grace.” We are excited to have her and she has tweeted that she is excited to be coming to Philadelphia.