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 25 & 26, 2022. Produced by The Center on Colfax and open to all, it features three stages with live entertainment.
Headliners include Betty Who, Kylie Sonique Love, Cazwell, Yvie Oddly and Silky Nutmeg Ganache.
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 2022 weekend schedule:
Saturday, June 25
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 LGBTQIA programming at The Center on Colfax.
Denver Dyke March
12:00 – 2:00 pm, beginning at The Center on Colfax – 1301 E Colfax Ave down Colfax Ave
Then to the West Steps of the State Capitol, 2:30 – 4:00 pm
The Dyke March was created to break away from the typical PrideFest form which is viewed or perceived to be very male centric or geared toward only a handful of the community. With the Denver Dyke March, it’s simple… come as you are, be visible, be heard, and be ready to march!
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 26
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.
Official Cheba Hut Coors Light Denver Pride Parade Watch Party
9:00 am til – 638 E Colfax Avenue, Denver
Cheba Hut “Toasted” Subs is hosting the PRIDE Parade Official Watch Party! Come party at Cheba Hut on East Colfax to watch the parade Sunday, June 26th. Starting at 9:00am and throughout the day Cheba Hut will have live music, events & games, and most importantly will be raising money for The Center on Colfax! Sandwiches, Bevs, and PRIDE!
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm – West Steps of the State Capitol – 200 E Colfax Ave, Denver
Pride may make us feel like we can freely be ourselves, but our community is still not 100% free. The Pride Rally is a chance to share with local leaders the concerns and needs of the LGBTQ+ community. A chance to say; “we’re here, we’re queer, we deserve to live without fear.”
10:00 am – 6:00 pm – Civic Center Park – 101 W 14th Ave, Denver
Close out 2022 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.