The Annual PrideFest is located on South Water Street wand will start at 12:00 p.m. and continue until 7 p.m. The PrideFest will feature a mix of live entertainment on our main stage, a business marketplace with over 200 plus vendors, Hasbro Kid’s Zone, food trucks, arts, Youth Center, and a beer, wine and spirits garden. A rally and speaking program will take place at 3:00pm commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall from our main stage and will feature local community leaders. Entry is through the South Entrance by Wickenden Street and a North Entrance at the start of Memorial Blvd and South Water Street.
The main stage will be hosted by local celebrity Lulu Locks, comedian John Kelley, as well as local drag performers Annie B. Frank, Kira Stone, and Complete Destruction. The stage will feature New England based gay dance party guru DJ Ephraim Adamz. Our mainstage will feature headlining acts Alaska 5000 and Adore Delano from RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 2 and featuring Monique Heart and Jasmine Masters from RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 4 alongside popular drag king Spikey Van Dykey. From New York City, Brian Faltudo, best known from his role in School of Rock will grace the stage performing songs off of his new album. Local high energy dance rock acts Jodi Jolt and The Volt and the Mary Day Band will also appear on the main stage along with countless other acts representing various genres and local performers!