NWA Trans March, Pride Parade set for June 23-24 in Fayetteville

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The 19th annual NWA Pride Parade and third annual Trans March are coming up this month in Fayetteville.

The Trans March will take place at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 23, followed by the Trans March Rally at the Fayetteville Town Center at 7:30 p.m. to coincide with the NWA Trans Fest inside the Town Center from 6-11 p.m. that evening.

On Saturday (June 24), the annual NWA Pride Festival will kick off at 11 a.m. at the West Avenue parking lot, with the annual Pride Parade set to begin at 5 p.m. on Dickson Street. The Youth Zone this year will take place inside the Town Center from 11 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Saturday’s festivities will end with the Glitterville ticketed event at George’s at 9 p.m.

Additional NWA Pride month activities include an Out and About Happy Hour event at 5:30 p.m. on June 2, an NWA Pride Family Picnic at 1 p.m. on June 4, a NWA Pride Drag Brunch at noon on June 11, NWA Pride Trivia at Mojo’s Pint & Pies on Garland Avenue at 7:30 p.m. on June 14, and a Hi Tea Pool Party x BITE NWA Brunch Experience at Mount Sequoyah Center at noon on July 25.

Northwest Arkansas Pride is presented by Walmart and the Tyson Family Foundation and produced by Northwest Arkansas Equality, Inc.

For a bit more information about specific events associated with this year’s Pride Parade and festival, visit nwapride.org.

2023 NWA Pride Events

Friday, June 2
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Out & About Pride Happy Hour at Nomad’s West End, Fayetteville

Sunday, June 4
1:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. – NWA Pride Family Picnic at Wilson Park, Fayetteville

Saturday, June 10
Time TBA – Siloam Springs Pride, location TBA

Sunday, June 11
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – NWA Pride Drag Brunch at Fayetteville Town Center (Ticketed Event)

Wednesday, June 14
7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. – NWA Pride Trivia at Mojo’s Pint & Pies on Garland Ave., Fayetteville

Friday, June 23
6:00 p.m. lineup; 7:00 p.m. step-off – NWA Trans March
7:30 p.m. – NWA Trans March Rally at Fayetteville Town Center Plaza
6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. – NWA Trans Fest inside Fayetteville Town Center

Saturday, June 24
11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – NWA Pride Festival at West Ave. & Dickson St. Parking Lot in Fayetteville
11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – NWA Pride Youth Zone inside Fayetteville Town Center (details here)
5:00 p.m. – 19th Annual NWA Pride Parade down Dickson Street in Fayetteville
9:00 p.m. doors open; 11:30 p.m. show starts – Glitterville at George’s Majestic Lounge (Ticketed Event)

Sunday, June 25th
12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Hi Tea Pool Party x BITE NWA Brunch Experience at Mount Sequoyah Center, Fayetteville (Ticketed Event)