LGBTQ+ organization to host annual parade and festival celebrating diversity and acceptance
Las Vegas PRIDE will host its annual LGBTQ+ Night Parade in Downtown Las Vegas on Friday, October 7. Ricky Cornish and Andrew Ryan will host the opening ceremony beginning at 6 p.m.
The celebration for the LGBTQ+ community will continue beginning at noon the following day, Saturday, October 8 at Craig Ranch Regional Park where entertainment is scheduled throughout the day and mainstage headline entertainment begins at 7 p.m. with Laganja Estranja. Madison Rose takes the stage at 8 p.m. and festival headliner DRAMA Duo is scheduled to perform at 9:15 p.m.
“We are so excited for the 2022 Las Vegas PRIDE Parade Downtown and to be back at Craig Ranch Park for the PRIDE Festival,” said Las Vegas PRIDE Board President Brady McGill. “This year’s theme, Beautiful Tomorrow, speaks to the resilience of the LGBTQ+ community and the bright future we all have in Las Vegas.”
New this year, Las Vegas PRIDE Festival attendees will have the opportunity exchange vows in a one-of-a kind wedding ceremony held at the event by purchasing the wedding package ticket option.
Popular festival favorites such as the youth zone, art area, pets area and adults-only section return for 2022. In total, attendees can choose from five stages of live music and entertainment.
Media are invited to attend the opening ceremony before the Las Vegas PRIDE Night parade and Festival.
What: Las Vegas PRIDE Night Parade
When: Friday, October 7
Opening ceremony – 6 p.m.
Parade procession – 7 p.m.
Where: Parade – Downtown Las Vegas – Intersection of 4th Street & Bridger Ave Festival – Craig Ranch Park – 628 W Craig Rd, North Las Vegas, NV 89032
Who: The Southern Nevada Association of PRIDE, Inc. — Las Vegas PRIDE
About Las Vegas PRIDE: The Southern Nevada Association of PRIDE, Inc. (Las Vegas PRIDE) creates safe and inclusive spaces for self-expression, inspires an authentic sense of activism in the continued fight for equality, and celebrates the unique heritage and diverse cultures of the LGBT+ community of Southern Nevada and its allies. Connect with us online at lasvegaspride.org and social media.
Las Vegas PRIDE Events
Las Vegas PRIDE Family BINGO featuring The Sin City Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence
Wednesday, October 5
6- 9:30 p.m.
Resorts World Las Vegas, 3000 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Tickets available at www.lasvegaspride.org/
Las Vegas PRIDE present Black Girl Magic LIVE
Thursday, October 6
The International Theater at Westgate Resort, 3000 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Black Girl Magic celebrates and uplifts black culture through a black queer lens in the language of drag. Explore and appreciate the many ways black entertainers have shaped culture. Sisterhood, community, and fellowship are on full display Featuring: The Vixen, Honey Davenport, Mariah Paris Balenciaga, Kennedy Davenport, and local queens, Briana Douglas, Salem Night and Amora Dior Black.
Tickets from $20 available at http://www.lasvegaspride.org
Las Vegas PRIDE Night Parade & Block Party
Friday, October 7
Grand Marshal Reception & PRIDE Parade Party
6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Downtown Las Vegas
Intersection of 4th Street & Bridger Ave
Las Vegas PRIDE Festival
Saturday, October 8
Noon to 11 p.m.
Craig Ranch Regional Park, 628 West Craig Road, North Las Vegas, NV 89032
Tickets available at lasvegaspride.org/pride-festival
For a complete list of Official Las Vegas PRIDE Parties visit lasvegaspride.org