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36th Annual Hampton Roads Pridefest and Boat Parade

June 22 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

‘United in Pride’ PrideFest
Celebrating 36 years of Pride in Hampton Roads
Host Hotel: Norfolk Hilton The Main
The nation’s only Pride Boat Parade!
PrideFest is the largest annual LGBT festival in Virginia and the City of Norfolk’s largest one-day festival!
This year’s Pride Month theme, “United in Pride,” embodies a powerful message of solidarity and celebration. It holds profound significance for us, reflecting our collective desire to foster unity within our community.
It also marks a historic milestone as HR Pride prepares to host celebrations in every city across Hampton Roads for the first time!
Headliner Main Stage entertainment, local and regional LGBT+ talent, Family Zone Games & Activities, Club PrideFest, a History and Equality Experience, Food Vendors and more!
PrideFest combines entertainment, vendors, and fun activities for all ages.
PrideFest attracts thousands of visitors and brings together local residents, families, and businesses to unite the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) and allied communities in support of inclusion, dignity and equality of all people.
Accessibility: Town Point Park is fully accessible to individuals with disabilities. ASL interpretation will be provided from the Main Stage.
Prohibited Items:
– Alcohol
– Glass Containers
– Illegal Weapons
– Lasers
– Fireworks
– Full Face Coverings
– Dogs/animals (service dogs/animals ONLY)
*All bags and coolers are subject to search*
The centerpiece of the weekend, this family-friendly event offers a full day of entertainment, education, and celebration, including live performances from local and national acts, over 100 vendor markets showcasing LGBTQIA+-owned businesses & allies, and a designated family area for all to enjoy. The day will commence with the nation’s only pride boat parade along the Elizabeth River.
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For more information on Hampton Roads Pride and a complete weekend of events visit:


June 22
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Town Point Park
Norfolk, + Google Map