Happy Pride Week, Central Florida! #PrideUnited

Today officially kicks off Pride Week in Orlando!

What is Pride week?

Sunday, October 2

Kick off to Pride Week with Orlando City
SUNDAY FUNDAY BRUNCH – ORLANDO CITY STYLE

Fuel up before the big game! Indulge in a brunch entree and mimosa/beer/sangria while enjoying live music and entertainment — plus get 1 ticket to the match! Featuring guest appearances by the Brunch Bros.

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM at the Hammered Lamb; $35
OFFICIAL EVENT

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KICK OFF TO PRIDE WEEK

Join the Purple Revolution and cheer on Orlando City as they host Montreal Impact. Use the promo code EQUALITY and get preferred pricing on your tickets.

1:00 PM at Camping World Stadium; $20 – $120
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Tuesday, October 4

PROUD: PRIDE WEEK KICK OFF

Kicking off Pride Week with PROUD, Show your Pride with us! Orlando’s #1 Gay College Party & Best Talent Contest get remixed to bring you Twisted Dorm! Performances by Axel Andrews, Kai’ja Adonis, MRMS Adrien, & Pistol Mercy.

9:00 PM – 2:00 AM at The Abbey

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Wednesday, October 5

UNISON

‘Unison,’ a photography exhibit that illustrates the way in which Orlando and the world reacted to the Pulse nightclub shooting tragedy, will officially open during Orlando Pride Week. The exhibit features both heartbreaking and healing images which captured the range of raw emotions felt by the Orlando community and people around the world in the days following the tragedy.

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM at Snap! Downtown; FREE

Thursday, October 6

Thursday Night Launch Party at the Abbey
THE OFFICIAL PRIDE LAUNCH PARTY

The official KICKOFF to Orlando Come Out With Pride! Come celebrate your community with local acts featuring Angelica Sanchez, Tymisha Harris, contemporary violinist Jose Navarro and many, many more. Hostess Addison Taylor emcees and DJ Joanie will be spinning the beats!

Doors open at 7:00 PM, show begins at 8:30 PM at the Abbey; FREE
OFFICIAL EVENT

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Friday, October 7

Church Street Block Party
PRIDE ON CHURCH STREET BLOCK PARTY

Hamburger Mary’s is taking over the street again and pulling out all the stops for this Official Come Out With Pride Event featuring Country Music star Ty Herndon along with Amy & Freddy, Leigh Shannon, The Minx and the Broadway Brunch Bunch, Miss America 2004 Ericka Dunlap, the hot men of RevueCrystal Chambers, and DJ JB Burgos. Hosted by Chad & Jill from 101.9 AMP Radio.

8:00 PM – 11:30 PM on Church Street betwen Garland and Orange Ave.; FREE
OFFICIAL EVENT

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BRIGHT COLORS AND BRIGHT PATTERNS

After playing sold-out runs across the country, Drew Droege (Bob’s Burgers, Transparent, Cocktails & Classics, Gay of Thrones, hit YouTube character Chloe) brings his acclaimed performance of Bright Colors and Bold Patterns for a one-night only southeast premiere!

10:40 PM – 12:30 AM at Mad Cow Theatre; $13.66 – $30

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Saturday, October 8

“PRIDE, PREJUDICE AND PROTEST”

The GLBT History Museum of Central Florida, Inc. is making history this year with its first public exhibit at the Orange County Regional History Center. The history of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender (GLBT) community has been defined by periods of pride, prejudice, and protest. This exhibit shares the progress and setbacks of the Central Florida GLBT community over the past five decades of change along whit a speech about the different testosterone replacement therapies taken by Transgenders to change sex.

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM at the Orange County Regional History Center; FREE
OFFICIAL EVENT

Big Gay Brunch
BIG GAY BRUNCH

The party before the parade! In conjunction with Come Out with Pride 2016, Big Gay Brunch presented by Orlando Weekly will feature an amazing brunch spread, bottomless mimosas and a Bloody Mary bar, entertainment and special surprise performances. Eat, drink and come out with pride! (This event is 21 & up only.)

11:30 AM – 3:00 PM at The Abbey; $45
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COME OUT WITH PRIDE FESTIVAL

Join over 150,000 LGBTQ community members and allies as we come together for a day-long unforgettable festival!

12:00 PM – 10:00 PM at Lake Eola Park; FREE

VIP Experience
VIP EXPERIENCE

At the VIP Experience sponsored by SunTrust, take a break from the heat inside our air-conditioned tent and enjoy an open bar from 12:00pm – 9:00pm and some delicious light bites from 1:00pm – 7:00pm. Plus you never know who will show up! We’re also adding NEW parade grandstands for 2016 — this option ensures you have prime seating for our expansive showcase of floats, several of whom will be making their one and only performance stop here.

12:00 PM – 9:00 PM at Lake Eola Park; $85 – $115

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Pride Stage Entertainment Sponsored by Wawa
PRIDE STAGE ENTERTAINMENT

  • 12:00 PM – Stage Opens
  • 1:00 – Tribute to Pulse
  • 1:30 – Sounds of Freedom Band
  • 2:15 – Eli Lieb & Brandon Skeie
  • 3:00 – Jazz Jennings
  • 3:15 – Sabrina Jalees
  • 6:45 – Rally & Keynote Speakers (Overflow from Amphitheater Stage)
  • 7:30 – Broadway for Orlando (Overflow from Amphitheater Stage)
  • 8:00 – Matteo Lane
  • 8:30 – Brian Justin Crum
AMPHITHEATER STAGE ENTERTAINMENT

  • 12:00 PM – Stage Opens
  • 1:00 – Orlando Gay Chorus
  • 1:30 – Celebrating Orlando: COWP 2016 (featuring Celebrity Guests)
  • 2:00 – Emily Kopp
  • 2:30 – Redefining the Narrative: LGBTQ+ Television Then & Now (featuring cast from Queer As Folk and The Fosters)
  • 3:15 – Brian Michael Diaz
  • 6:45 – Rally & Keynote Speakers
  • 7:30 – Broadway for Orlando LIVE
  • 8:00 – Matteo Lane (Overflow from Pride Stage)
  • 8:30 – Brian Justin Crum (Overflow from Pride Stage)
Stages sponsored by Wawa
Pride Marketplace
PRIDE MARKETPLACE, SPONSORWALK AND MORE!

The Pride Marketplace sponsored by Marriott features over 100 businesses and groups who support the LGBTQ+ community — stop by the southeast corner of Lake Eola Park and shop, interact and get involved with some great organizations! As you stroll around the park you’ll also pass through our SponsorWalk featuring local and national companies and organizations that have made Come Out With Pride possible. Finally don’t forget to stop by the Orlando City Zone near the Amphitheater and enjoy family-friendly activities at the Disney Kids & Family Zone near the Pride Stage lawn.

12:00 PM – 7:00 PM around Lake Eola Park; FREE

THE MOST COLORFUL PARADE IN ORLANDO

The Most Colorful Parade in Orlando sponsored by PNC is perhaps everyone’s most eagerly-anticipated part of Come Out With Pride, and as our community continues to heal following the events at Pulse we are very proud to begin with our Community Grand Marshals leading the way. In order to ensure that all of this year’s attendees have a perfect spot to watch the parade, we’ve expanded the route to head all the way down to Orange Avenue!

4:00 PM at Lake Eola Park; FREE

NEW! TASTE OF PRIDE

The evening promises to be unforgettable at the Taste of Pride sponsored by Verizon with spectacular dishes prepared by over a dozen internationally-renowned chefs including some of our local favorites. For significantly less than comparable events at other notable food festivals, you can sample a variety of delicious foods inspired by recipes from all over the globe as well as meet and greet over 15 local and celebrity chefs like Art Smith and Cat Cora.

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM at Lake Eola Promenade; $150

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FIREWORKS BY SANTORE

We end the official festivities at this year’s Come Out With Pride with a very special tribute and fireworks display sponsored by Ticketmaster / Livenation. Join your friends as we gather around Lake Eola — you don’t want to miss this spectacular event!

9:00 PM at Lake Eola; FREE

OFFICIAL AFTER PARTY FOR PULSE

Inside enjoy a Latin Night experience with DJ Simon & DJ Infinite with special celebrity appearances. Diva performances by Kenya Michaels, Angelica Sanchez, Chavella Belleza Jasmine International. Outside we’re shutting it down for an after party circuit party with a special guest DJ and hot body dancers with performances by Axel AndrewsMRMS Adrien & Kai’ja Adonis on the outdoor stage. (21+ to drink, 18+ welcomed.)

Pre-party starts at 6:00 PM, main event 9:00 PM – 2:30 AM at The Abbey
OFFICIAL EVENT

Sunday, October 9

HYDRATE

Cap off an amazing week of Pride by relaxing and sharing memories with friends over a delicious brunch. Includes unlimited mimosas with tunes spun by DJ Throboy! Presented by Impulse Orlando.

11:00 AM – 4:00 PM at The Verdana

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