For almost 40 years, Phoenix Pride has been organizing marches, rallies, parades, entertainment and education and outreach events to celebrate the Phoenix LGBTQ community. Inover corporations, local business, and organizations supported the 38th Annual Phoenix Pride Festival in Phoenix. The Phoenix Pride Festival attracts over 40, attendees during the two-day celebration offering unique opportunities for marketing and exposure for businesses and organizations interested in creating relationships within the LGBTQ community.
The Phoenix Pride festival features over entertainment performances on six stages and over exhibitors showcasing a huge variety of food options, shopping opportunities, and community resources. The festival brings a variety of food vendors, as well as an arts expo, main and community stages, KidSpace, a VIP experience, erotic world and dance pavilion. This year we will be adding a Latin Carnival stage in conjunction with Club Papi.
This event showcase like promote unity, visibility, and self-esteem among gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer persons; and to promote a positive image in the Valley of the Sun and throughout Arizona through community activities and services, to eliminate homophobia, transphobia and discrimination etc. The estimated count of participants is calculated by multiplying the normalized participant interest generated on platform with a regional multiplier. Organizers can update the count here.
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Originally founded in with the hope of bringing unity and visibility to the community, Phoenix Gay Pride has flourished into an annual LGBTQ celebration that draws thousands of pride enthusiasts from the community. One highlight is the pageant, where a Miss and Mr Phoenix Pride will be crowned! This takes usually place a little earlier than the main Phoenix Pride.
PHOENIX — The 39th annual Phoenix Pride Festival is expected to draw 40, people of all ages this weekend for the celebration of love and community complete with a parade, music, food, art. The festival kicks off Saturday, April 6 at Steele Indian School Park, where several stages and hundreds of vendors and activities for the whole family will be set up. This year will feature debut a Latin Stage where festival-goers can enjoy music from Latin artists, including a Selena tribute band.
Parade organizers had given permission for Trans Queer Pueblo, a community organization advocating for undocumented LGBTQ people of color, to voice concerns at the parade, according to Jeremy Helfgot, a spokesman for Phoenix Pride. Then, as police participating in the parade emerged in their cars along the route, the protesters started moving into the streets to block them. Four trans women stood atop chairs in the middle of Third Street, near Clarendon Avenue, to stop police from continuing in the parade.
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