The full schedule of events and entertainment as part of the NWA Pride weekend set for this weekend has been released.
Weekend events kick off on Friday, June 23 with with Outrageously Out Loud House Party set for 6 p.m. at the Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History. The NWA Trans March will take place at 7 p.m. followed by a festival at 8 p.m.
Also on Friday night, Maxine’s Tap Room will host their annual Light Up Dance Party at 8 p.m. on Friday as well, and A Night with the Boys featuring Axel Andrews is set for 9 p.m. at C4 Lounge.
Saturday events kick off with music set to begin on the Tyson Main Stage at 11 a.m. with DJ Dribblz, followed by two performances by Dickson Divas Drag Show, music by Erin Dethredge, The Misdemeanors, and The Confused. The stage is located in the lot at the corner of West Avenue and Dickson Street. The full schedule of main stage entertainment is below.
The NWA Pride Youth Zone will take place inside the Fayetteville Town Center, and will be open from 11 a.m. until around 4 p.m. with arts and crafts, story time, music, drag shows and other performances.
Kingfish will be hosting events on Saturday as well, including music by DJ Suzie Q and Cudcareless and the annual Bear Contest.
The NWA Pride Parade will take place on Dickson Street beginning at 5 p.m. This year’s parade will begin near St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, and make its way down Dickson Street to Arkansas Avenue and will feature dozens of floats, businesses, community groups, and more marching this year.
The official parade afterparty called Glitterville will take place at George’s Majestic Lounge. The event will include performances by DJ Stephen Jusko and a meet and greet with Daya Betty.
The weekend festivities will wrap up with a Hi Tea: Tea Dance & Pool Party at Mount Sequoyah Center from noon until 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 24.
The full schedule and event map is below. Here’s a list of other pride-related events happening around town that we know about as well.
For more info, visit nwapride.org.