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Below you’ll find some commonly asked questions about our annual pride festival.
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Pride Festival is a fundraiser, where do the funds go and what do they support?
- GR Pride Fest is the largest fundraising event for Grand Rapids Pride Center. The Grand Rapids Pride Center was established as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in 1988, making it the longest-running LGBTQ+ resource center in Michigan.
- The Grand Rapids Pride Center hosts several social and supportive groups for our LGBTQ+ and ally communities, see more information on who Pride benefits!
- SOCIAL & SUPPORT GROUPS AT THE CENTER
How much does it cost to attend Pride Festival?
General admission is for the event is free, but donations are always appreciated and go directly towards supporting our programs and services.
Are there free events in association with Pride?
We are planning several free events during the month of Pride! Check out our Pride Month Calendar here or click here to visit our festival Facebook page to stay updated on Pride events!
What is the entertainment line-up?
2024 Entertainment coming soon!
What is the schedule for the festival?
Is there going to be a parade at Pride?
We are not currently planning a parade, but are willing to chat if someone wants to take that initiative.
Are animals allowed at Pride?
The city of Grand Rapids has restricted animals from being permitted into Pride Festival with the exception of accredited service and therapy animals.
Can I bring signs to Pride?
No signs or banner are allowed inside the festival.