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Riverside’s Inland Empire Pride Festival
September 4 @ 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm PDT
Sun, Sept 4, 2022 | 1-9 PM PT
Riverside Municipal Auditorium
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Table of Contents
- Educational and Cultural
- Youth Zone
- Public Health
#PRIDE is in Riverside! Join us for a day of celebration, elevation, and reflection. You will enjoy performances by unique entertainers, dance to the beat of up-and-coming LGBTQIA+ performers, learn about LGBTQIA+ history, and enjoy the company of LGBTQIA+ oriented and friendly organizations and companies.
This is an all-ages FREE event. We have a youth zone dedicated for youth 17 and under.
Riverside LGBTQ+ Pride is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity, 100% volunteer-powered. We cannot succeed without our dedicated volunteers and the community's support.
The mission of the festival will be to give our communities a safe and fully inclusive place to celebrate their true selves, educate about LGBTQ+ issues and history, commemorate those who came before us and who have sacrificed for progress, and illuminate our current community to increase visibility and shine a light on those making change.
The festival will be at the historic Riverside Municipal Auditorium. Located in downtown Riverside. We're buying out the venue and so the entire space will be PRIDE!
More details will be released as we get closer to the event. Stay tune to this space for links to more details!
- Main Stage Entertainment
- Artist Showcase
- Youth Zone (17 and under)
- Food & Beverage
- DJ and dancing out in the open areas
- Info & Merchandise
Entertainment Line Up
Here is our complete line up for the festival! Follow us on social media @RiversideLGBTQ for actual show time announcements for each performer.
Educational and Cultural Content
Panels, speakers, artist showcase, LGBTQ history. Follow us on social media @RiversideLGBTQ for announcements!
Our Youth Zone is designed and will be operated by Rainbow Pride Youth Alliance for youth under 18! Elements include:
- Queer history education and coloring table
- Giant Jenga
- Totes decorating
- Nintendo Switch playing station
- Interactive game table
- Free library reading area
- Make-you-own-button station
The venue is ADA accessible. There will be reserved seating area in front of stage for those who need it. Spoken content on stage will have ASL interpreters.
Riverside LGBTQ+ Pride will monitor public health issues and adjust our event as needed. This includes COVID-19 precautions, as well as MPX (Monkeypox). We are taking MPX seriously. Stay informed and learn more.
The Riverside's Inland Empire Pride festival is a smoke-free event.