Las Vegas PRIDE Parade & Pride Festival Returns October 6-7, 2023

Las Vegas is getting ready for the 24th annual downtown Las Vegas PRIDE Parade and the Las Vegas PRIDE Festival. The two-day spectacular is packed with the flair and flamboyance of over-the-top costumes and floats, live musical entertainment on multiple stages, lots of food and drink plus family-friendly fun too.

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Las Vegas PRIDE Parade

When: The 2023 Las Vegas PRIDE Parade is Friday, October 6.

Time: The annual PRIDE Parade happens at night as the streets of downtown Las Vegas come alive with glamorous, glittering sights of rainbows and colorful costumes. The PRIDE Parade pre-show begins at 6pm on the Main Stage. The PRIDE Parade kicks off at 7pm.

Where: It’s all happening in downtown Las Vegas. The Main Stage and Parade Grandstand is located at 4th Street and Bridger Ave. just two blocks south of the Fremont Street Experience.

Parade Route:  The parade route begins at Gass Ave. It heads north along 4th St. to Ogden Ave.

Block Party: Glitz, glamor, and PRIDE flags as far as the eyes can see will be flying during the PRIDE Block Party featuring beverage stations, food trucks and event exhibitors. The Block Party happens at the parade grandstand.

Parade Host: Diva extraordinaire Andrew Ryan is host of the 2023 Las Vegas PRIDE Night Parade.

Admission to the parade is always FREE! The trick is getting there early enough to find a good viewing spot. As one of the city’s hottest events, the parade, which last year featured 127 entries, attracts more than 10,000 attendees.

Unofficial PRIDE After Parade Parties

After the parade is when the unofficial PRIDE parties start happening throughout downtown Las Vegas where revelers party until morning at the bars, clubs, and nightlife scene along Fremont Street.

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Las Vegas PRIDE Festival Where Everyone is Welcome!

Starting at noon on October 7, the celebration continues at the Las Vegas PRIDE Festival. Celebrate diversity on this fabulous fun day and evening at Craig Ranch Regional Park.  More than 20,000 visitors attend the annual festival full of music, entertainment, and food. The outdoor venue will host several different stages featuring a variety of acts, from headliners to local artists. There’s also a family activity zone filled with fun activities for parents and children 12 and under. Craig Ranch Regional Park is located at 628 West Craig Road in North Las Vegas. General admission is $20. Youth, military and first responder, senior, educator, and student discounts are available at the gate. Tickets are available here.

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