Memphis Pride Fest

The Most Colorful Weekend of the Year
The annual Memphis Pride Fest Weekend is a four day celebration showcasing the vibrant spirit of Memphis and the Mid-South's LGBTQIA+ community.

Memphis Pride Fest Weekend

April 1
- Jun 2, 2024
Immerse yourself in Memphis Pride Fest Weekend, a four-day celebration that vividly embodies the spirit of the Mid-South’s LGBTQIA+ community. Renowned for its soulful ambiance and grandeur, Memphis Pride Fest is a vibrant testament to the beauty of diversity and a beloved highlight of the city’s cultural calendar.

Drag N Drive

Monday, April 1, 2024
@ 7:00 PM

Memphis Pride Fest Weekend officially kicks off at the iconic Summer Drive-In with Drag N Drive, an event that sets the tone for the celebrations ahead with an emotionally charged evening of camaraderie, creativity, and community spirit. This unique evening is more than just a night at the movies; it’s a profound experience that combines storytelling through drag with the vintage charm of drive-in cinema.

Big Gay Dance Party

Saturday, Jun 1, 2024
@ 10:00 AM

Imagine a night in Memphis where the pulse of the city syncs with the heartbeat of its people, a prelude to the Pride festival and grand parade that define the Pride Fest weekend. Welcome to the Big Gay Dance Party – an evening of high-energy music, sensational performances, and meaningful connections.

The Pride Festival

Saturday, Jun 1, 2024
@ 10:00 AM

From a tradition spanning nearly a half-century, the Memphis Pride Festival has evolved from a modest picnic to a regional highlight, attracting over 50,000 attendees. It features over 125 vendors and exhibitors, a grand Pride parade, two stages with live entertainment including headliners, local musicians, drag artists, special guest speakers, VIP experiences, educational sessions, a kids’ area, and interactive activities, embodying a spirit of unity and diversity in the heart of Memphis.

The Pride Parade

Saturday, June 1, 2024
@ 1:00 PM

The annual Memphis Pride Parade draws a massive audience and offers a production like no other. The Parade Steps off at 4th and Beale and makes its way through the historic Beale Street Entertainment District. The procession features over 110 units with 2,500+ participants of all ages and backgrounds including church groups, performing arts groups, museums, high school & college groups, senior groups, non-profit organizations, city & county leaders, local businesses, and corporate brands.

Drag Brunch with the Grand Marshals

Saturday, June 1, 2024
@ 10:00 AM
Wrap up your Pride Fest Weekend at Drag Brunch, a laid-back yet lively soiree celebrating the Grand Marshals of the Memphis Pride Parade. Set in a charming outdoor venue, this brunch offers a delightful mix of tasty dishes and refreshing drinks in a casual yet festive atmosphere.