Pridefest: August 26

KIRKWOOD AVE (between walnut & Lincoln)
Cost: $5 suggested donation

Pridefest Week kicks off on Friday, August 18 and culminates with Pridefest on August 26. Here's what we have in store so far: 

August 18–19: KIKI (documentary), IU Cinema, 7pm (tickets)
August 24: The Roast of Mocha T. Debeauté, The Back Door, 10pm (details)
August 25: PrideSlam: Queer Poetry Slam & Open Mic, Rhino's Youth Center, 7:30pm (details)
August 26: Pridefest, Downtown Bloomington (see details)

  • Noon–2:50pm: Workshops, Monroe Co. Public Library
  • 2:30–5:30pm: HIV testing with Positive Link, Monroe Co. Public Library
  • 3pm: Pride Rally, Main Stage (Kirkwood Ave.)
  • 4–11pm: Live show, Main Stage (Kirkwood Ave.)
    • 4:30pm: Sam Tolson
    • 5:30pm: Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence
    • 5:50pm: DJ Pixie vs DJ MADDØG
    • 7pm: Drag ft. Pat Yo Weave, Mocha T. Debeauté, Tia Mirage Hall, Envy Debeaute, Bendovah Plenti, and Oriana Perón
    • 9pm: The Vallures
    • 10pm: Big Dipper

Pridefest lodging

Planning to stay the weekend? Take advantage of a discounted room through rate with Hyatt Place. Discount available through August 11.

VOLUNTEER registration

Want to volunteer? Shifts are available for everything from event setup and tear down to photography and entertainment support.

prideslam: Queer poetry slam & Open mic

Calling all LGBTQ+ poets! We're kicking off Pridefest weekend with the Prideslam poetry competition. Registration for the slam is closed but spots are still open for open mic!


Pridefest 2017 Sponsors