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Serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and gender and sexual minority communities of Bloomington and South Central Indiana
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Welcome to 2019 Bloomington Pridefest

Bloomington PRIDE's six annual street festival celebrating LGBTQ culture and community will take place Saturday, August 31 on East Kirkwood Avenue. The all-ages event feature live entertainment, vendor booths from area nonprofits and businesses, activities for kids, food trucks, and more.

✪ A $5 donation will be gratefully accepted at the gates if you are able to give.

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perform at pridefest

Interested in performing at Pridefest? The first step is filling out our artist application.

To be considered, applications must be completed and received by July 1, 2019.

Accepted applicants will be notified by July 21, 2019. Space is limited, and applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-serve basis with quality and diversity acting as the key determining factors in acceptance. In order to be considered, a sample of your work must be submitted with your application. Press clippings/links are also helpful!


Vendor applications

With an attendance of approximately 15,000 people, Pridefest is the perfect place for organizations and businesses to spread awareness about their commitment to the LGBTQ+ community and promote themselves to thousands of poeple.

Applications for vendor booths open for 501(c)(3) and social justice organizations on Saturday, March 16. Applications will open to all vendors on Monday, April 1.

NOTE: Pridefest is a welcoming environment free of bullying, harassment, intimidation, and victimization. Bloomington PRIDE, Ltd. reserves the right to refuse applicants with policies, procedures, practices, or employees/staff members (past or present) causing LGBTQ+ persons in Bloomington, Indiana or the surrounding areas to feel unsafe, unwelcome, or discriminated against.


Volunteer sign-up

Bloomington PRIDE is entirely volunteer powered. Without the gift of your time and energy, none of the work we do for the community is possible. From event set up to guest services to entertainment support, there are more than a dozen ways for you to support Pridefest as a member of our volunteer crew. The 2019 Pridefest volunteer form will be posted soon.

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2018 Pridefest sponsors & partners

Would you like to be a Pridefest sponsor this summer (2019)? Email development@bloomingtonpride.org