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 more than 100 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 PMFestival Opens
Marketplace Opens
VIP Opens
1:00 PMAfternoon Live Entertainment
Pride Stage
2:00 PMAfternoon Live Entertainment
Amphitheater Stage
4:00 PMThe Most Colorful Parade
6:00 PMPride Rally
Amphitheater Stage
7:00 PMHeadliner Performances
9:00 PMFireworks
Picnic Under the Stars

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. Interested in being a part of the SponsorWalk and Pride Marketplace? 


VIP Experience

Upgrade your Pride experience by purchasing the VIP Experience Pass for the day. Presented by Tito’s Handmade Vodka and 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.


Most Colorful Parade 

Join Central Florida for a day of love! The Most Colorful Parade is the most eagerly anticipated event of Pride Week and will feature more than 100 groups spanning a 1-mile route through downtown Orlando.

Have a group that’s interested in being a part of the Parade?


Pride Picnic

Enjoy a private, catered dinner on the lawn with front-row views of the firework finale show. Reserve seats now. Space is limited. 


Entertainment 

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 Stage presented by Perry Ellis and Penguin and the Ampatheater Stage presented by Nissan — will host live entertainment throughout the day, featuring local artists and celebrity headliners…things just keep getting better

This year we are excited to announce celebrity Entertainers Betty Who and Crystal Waters will headline Come Out With Pride.

International pop star Betty Who will headline the brand new Pride 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 Pride 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.


Fireworks Finale

The night will conclude with a signature fireworks finale on the lake, marking the official close of Come Out With Pride 2018.