Pride in the Park

PrideFest 2022 continues at Riverfront Park in Downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, as we welcome food and craft vendors, community partners, sponsors, and LGBTQIA+ performers to celebrate Pride 2022 as a community.

 

Gates open at 1PM. Pride in the Park takes place from 1PM - 5PM.

All ages welcome to attend this FREE event.​

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PrideFest 2022 Presenting Sponsor

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Pride Makes a Difference

Looking to make a difference? Volunteer, vend, sponsor, or perform at Pride in the Park, as a part of PrideFest 2022! Click the corresponding links below to learn more.

FAQS

ADMISSION:
PrideFest is a FREE event – you can enjoy the performances and explore the festival grounds at no cost. Food, drink, and merchandise are available for sale.

A BUCK IN THE BUCKET:
Help keep PrideFest FREE! A group of community volunteers carrying rainbow buckets will be circulating the festival asking for your support. All donations made help directly cover costs of PrideFest.

DOGS:
Pets are not allowed at Riverfront Park for this event, per the City of Lynchburg.

 

WHAT CAN'T I BRING WITH ME:

Items that are not permitted include, but are not limited to:

  • Coolers, Large Backpacks

  • Alcohol

  • Bottles/glass containers

  • Contraband (drugs and weapons)

  • Laser pointers

  • Bikes, skateboards, inline skates

  • Flying objects (drones, kites, Frisbees, footballs, etc.)

 

WATER BOTTLE & COOLER POLICY:

  • Attendees will be allowed to sealed (unopened) bottles of water or refillable containers (subject to search)

  • No coolers

  • Bags are subject to search

  • Water cups and stations will be set up and other drinks are available for purchase from vendors

 

DROP OFF AND PICK UP:

The easiest place to be dropped off for the festival is conveniently located at 1100 Jefferson Street.

 

DOWNTOWN LYNCHBURG PARKING:

For addresses and maps of available parking in Downtown Lynchburg, click here.

 

IN THE EVENT OF RAIN:

PrideFest will go on, rain or shine.

 

EMERGENCY SERVICES / FIRST AID:
Emergency service will be available at PrideFest. In the case of an emergency, you can find a volunteer who can radio for help or locate a member of the Emergency services that will be on-site.

 

RESTROOMS:

Portable restrooms will be located throughout the festival.

 

LOST PEOPLE:

If a child or person in your party gets lost please approach a volunteer immediately. Volunteers will have access to persons with radios, who can get you help right away.

 

YOUR PRESENCE IS YOUR PERMISSION:

Special photographers and videographers have been hired by festival organizers to document the event. Some images may be used in later promotional materials. Your presence at the event is seen as your permission for such promotional use by the non-profit organizers.

 

Hill City Pride thanks you for your cooperation and hopes you have a wonderful time!