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.
The 3rd Annual Keystone LGBT Pride Conference will held in Harrisburg, Saturday, March 25. Information on the event can be found Keystone Pride Events. Our first two conferences were so successful that we outgrew both locations. State Representative Brian Sims has secured us another space in Harrisburg so we have activated our page and the registration […]
hilly Gay Pride has heard about the proposed LGBT March on Washington scheduled for Sunday, June 11, which conflicts with our Gay Pride Parade and Festival. We are working studiously to avoid the impact this would have on our local events. We have our Kick-Off Block Party on Friday, June 9, and the Dyke March […]
Although it started out raining on your coordinators as we set up OutFest 2016, the day grew nicer and nicer and our unique celebration of National Coming Out Day was a phenomenal success. We thank our coordinators, our volunteers, the 160+ organizations and vendors who partnered with us, our entertainers, and, of course, all those who came. We […]