The annual Denver PrideFest is a FREE weekend-long celebration of community, family and culture in Civic Center Park and recognized as one of the top 10 of its kind in the country. The event is Saturday & Sunday, June 24 & 25, 2023. Produced by The Center on Colfax and open to all, it features three stages with live entertainment.
Headliners include Big Freedia, Salina EsTitties and Marcia Marcia Marcia.
USBank Latin Stage headliners include Memo Leal and DJ Reyes. The Absolut Dance World stage features Denver and national DJs both days.
You’ll find 250+ vendors, 30 food & beverage vendors, art booths, over-the-top drag performances, fashion shows, audience contests and children’s activities, as well as more serious booths on social causes and health awareness.
The Coors Light PrideFest Parade steps off from Cheesman Park at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday and makes its way to Civic Center via Colfax Avenue. The parade attracts more than and 100,000 spectators.
Here’s the Denver PrideFest 2023 weekend schedule:
Saturday, June 24
Denver PRIDE 5K
9:30 am – 11:00 am – West Steps of the State Capitol – 200 E Colfax Ave., Denver
Walk, run, roll or sashay in the Denver Pride 5K! Join your community as they make their way from the West Steps of the State Capitol, up 14th, around Cheesman Park and back to the State Capitol. All proceeds benefit LGBTQ programming at The Center on Colfax.
11:00 am – 7:00 pm – Civic Center Park – 101 W 14th Ave, Denver
Pride is not only a festival that happens every June, but something our community looks forward to all year long.
Sunday, June 25
Coors Light Denver Pride Parade
9:30 am – 12:30 pm – Colfax Avenue
Join us for the return of the largest pride parade in the Rocky Mountain Region! Enjoy all the fabulous entries roll past you on Colfax Ave. Listen to the announcements from our hosts at The Center on Colfax.
10:00 am – 6:00 pm – Civic Center Park – 101 W 14th Ave, Denver
Close out 2023 pride with high-energy, live performances sure to wow any crowd!
Festival hours are Saturday, June 25 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, June 26 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.