2018 Bloomington Pridefest

(photo: OsoVista Photography)

Save the date: Saturday, August 25

The fifth annual street festival celebrating LGBTQ culture and community will feature live entertainment, vendor booths from area nonprofits and businesses, a poetry slam, storytelling event, and more. Pridefest takes place Saturday, August 25, 2018 on East Kirkwood Avenue. 


Vendor applications

All vendors are required to submit an application before registering for the event. Applications from nonprofits directly serving members of the LGBTQ+ community and social justice organizations will be given priority. Bloomington PRIDE, Ltd. reserves the right to refuse applicants with policies, procedures, or practices (past and present) causing LGBTQ+ persons to feel unsafe or unwelcome.

Tier 1 pricing (through June 22)

  • 501(c)(3) nonprofit and social justice organizations: $100
  • Information tables: $150
  • Merchant tables: $200
  • Food vendors: $250
  • Food trucks: $300

Performance artist applications

Performers of all genres and types are encouraged to apply for participation at 2018 Pridefest. Space is limited; applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-serve basis with quality and diversity acting as the key determining factors in acceptance.. 

The application deadline is July 1, 2018.

Pridefest 2018 Sponsorship

Would you like to be a Pridefest sponsor? Email engagement@bloomingtonpride.org