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September 14, 2024

Join the festivities and celebrate with over 4,000 fellow LGBTQ+ Pride goers at Pride weekend Louisville Pride Festival!

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Get ready to paint the town rainbow! Louisville welcomes you to join in a celebration of diversity and love at the annual Kentuckiana Pride Festival and Parade. Pride weekend Louisville showcases the city's inclusive spirit and will be an unforgettable experience. The Pride Parade and Festival stands out as one of the highlights of the city's LGBTQ+ calendar. Each year, thousands of locals and visitors from all walks of life flock to downtown Louisville to revel in the festivities. You’ll see floats, exuberant marchers, and a diverse array of performances that create an electric atmosphere.

Louisville's Pride Parade and Festival has a history that dates back several decades. What began as a small gathering of LGBTQ+ individuals and allies has now blossomed into a grand affair, attracting thousands of attendees from all walks of life. This event is an integral part of the city's culture and proudly showcases Louisville's commitment to embracing and celebrating its LGBTQ+ community.

Pride Parade

The Pride Parade route winds through Louisville's bustling streets and includes floats decked out with rainbows, glitter, and balloons and wind their way through the city streets, while marchers, bedecked in flamboyant costumes and waving flags, dance to the beat of infectious music. Equally decked-out crowds line the sidewalks, cheering and clapping in support of the LGBTQ+ community. Be prepared to lose yourself in the infectious enthusiasm as you join the crowd in showing your support for love, equality, and pride.


After the parade, you can keep the party going at the Louisville Pride Festival. The festival transforms Louisville Waterfront Park into a buzzing hub of excitement. From live performances by talented LGBTQ+ artists to engaging panel discussions on queer culture and history, there's something for everyone to enjoy. And, if you’re feeling peckish, food vendors offer an array of delectable treats, while local artisans showcase their unique creations. The festival also features a dedicated family zone, ensuring that all members of the community, including children, can revel in the festivities.

Don't miss out on this incredible celebration of love, equality, and diversity! Mark your calendars and make your way to Louisville, Kentucky, for an unforgettable experience at the Pride Parade and Festival. Let your queer spirit soar high in the sky, as you become part of the vibrant tapestry that is Louisville's LGBTQ+ community.

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The address for this event varies. To get the most up-to-date location information please visit the official website or official social media pages below.

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502 528 4157
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