Come Out With Pride Festival
The Festival along with The Most Colorful Parade is the most eagerly anticipated event of Pride Week and will feature nearly 150 groups spanning a 1-mile route through downtown Orlando.
Throughout the day, guests can enjoy live entertainment at multiple stages around the park, including celebrity headliners.
Visit the Pride Marketplace and enjoy dozens of vendors, businesses and organizations committed to diversity in the Central Florida area. Pride Takes Action, an initiative designed to connect festival-goers with advocacy groups, will be back this year to join the vendor lineup. The night will conclude with a signature fireworks finale on the lake marking the official close of Come Out With Pride 2018.
Admission to the Parade and Festival is FREE!
Schedule of Events
This schedule is subject to change.
|12:00 PM||Festival Opens|
|1:00 PM||Afternoon Live Entertainment|
|2:00 PM||Afternoon Live Entertainment|
|3:00 PM – 10:30 PM||Club H2O|
|4:00 PM||The Most Colorful Parade|
|6:00 PM||Pride Rally|
|7:00 PM||Headliner Performances|
Picnic Under the Stars
Festival Map and Parade Route
Fun Things To Do
SponsorWalk & Pride Marketplace
The SponsorWalk and Pride Marketplace presented by Marriott will showcase businesses and organizations committed to diversity. Pride Takes Action, an initiative designed to connect festival-goers with advocacy groups, is back this year to join the vendor lineup.
Upgrade your Pride experience by purchasing the VIP Experience Pass for the day. Presented by Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Go Travel with Celebrity Cruise Lines, these tickets include special access to festival exclusives, including open bar access and catered food inside the air-conditioned VIP Lounge, special entertainment viewing areas and more.
Join Central Florida for a day of love! The Most Colorful Parade is the most eagerly anticipated event of Pride Week and will feature nearly 150 groups spanning a 1-mile route through downtown Orlando.
Pride Under the Stars Picnic
Enjoy a private, catered picnic experience on the lawn with front-row views of the firework finale show. Reserve seats now. Space is limited.
Showcasing a more diverse series of events for the 2018 year, Come Out With Pride will boast two stages around Lake Eola Park—the Pride Marketplace Stage presented by Perry Ellis and Penguin and the Partners of Progress Amphitheater Stage presented by Nissan. Each will host live entertainment throughout the day featuring local artists and celebrity headliners.
International pop star Betty Who will headline the brand new Pride Marketplace Stage. Betty Who has elevated herself as a dance-music star with hits including “Somebody Loves You,” “I Love You Always Forever,” “Human Touch,” and most recently the remixed theme song, “All Things” for Netflix’s hit show, Queer Eye.
Crystal Waters, one of Billboard Magazine’s top dance music legends, will headline the Partners of Progress Amphitheater Stage. Waters, best known for Gypsy Woman (She’s Homeless)” and “100 Percent Pure Love” boasts six ASCAP Songwriter Awards, three AMA nominations, a VMA nod and four Billboard Music Awards.
Pride Marketplace Stage Presented by Perry Ellis / Penguin
2:00pm – Lauren Carder Fox
2:45pm – The Stonewall Duo
3:15pm – Push Love
4:00pm – Parade
6:00pm – Push Love
6:30pm – Welcome with Rauce Padgett / POSE Cast (MJ Rodriguez, Dominique Jackson, Billy Porter, Indya Moore)
6:45pm – Tymisha Harris and Sassy Devine — Somewhere Over the Rainbow, a Pulse Tribute
7:05pm – AirOtic (Part 1)
7:10pm – Ladyboys of the Peek
7:15pm – Drag Extravaganza
7:25pm – AirOtic (Part 2)
7:35pm – VarieTEASE
7:45pm – AirOtic (Part 3)
8:15pm – Betty Who
9:00pm – Fireworks
9:30pm – DJ Scott Robert
Partners of Progress Amphitheater Stage Presented by Nissan
2:00pm – Orlando Gay Chorus
2:25pm – Central Florida Sounds of Freedom Band & Color Guard
3:00pm – From Broadway with Love (Video)
4:00pm – Parade
6:15pm – Rally
7:00pm – Welcome with Miss Sammy and Pepe
7:05pm – Davey and the Rockers
7:25pm – Drag Queen Storytime
7:45pm – Crystal Waters
8:30pm – El Wiz
9:00pm – Fireworks
Enjoy Family-Friendly entertainment on the Amphitheater Stage all day long!
The night will conclude with a signature fireworks finale on the lake, marking the official close of Come Out With Pride 2018.
This year we’re going to #KeepDancingOrlando with the return of a Pride favorite—Club H2O! Our DJs will have you movin’ and groovin’ all afternoon and evening long. Soak in the vibes from the International Bridge at Lake Eola, your private dance floor for the night… not to mention one of the best spots to watch our fireworks light up the sky. Make sure you and your friends get tickets in advance, this event will sell out! 18+