Pride in the Park

PrideFest 2021 continues at Riverfront Park in Downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, as we welcome food and craft vendors, community partners, sponsors, and LGBTQIA+ performers to celebrate Pride 2021 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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On Stage

1:30PM

1:40PM

1:50PM

2:00PM

2:05PM

2:10PM

2:20PM

2:50PM

3:00PM

3:05PM

3:15PM

3:45PM

4:00PM

4:10PM

4:15PM

4:20PM

4:35PM

5:00PM

Welcome

Drag Performances

  • Amazon Rome

  • Rufus Scruff

Emcee update

 

Remarks from the President of the University of Lynchburg

Remarks from Vice-Mayor Beau Wright 

Tehya

The Pride Dating Game

Drag Performances

  • Shelita Bonet Hoyle

  • Aurora

Emcee update

Chris Badgett

The Pride Dating Game Round 2

Stage Break

Drag Performances

  • Rufus Scruff

  • Aurora

Emcee update

Remarks from Mayor MaryJane Dolan

 

Sir Phoenix

 

Drag Performances

  • Amazon Rome

  • Shalita Bonet Hoyle

Event Ends

Vendors

Academy Center of the Arts Art Bus

Airyfaery Creations LLC

Amazement Square

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Virginia Chapter

Atlantic Bay Mortgage

Black Transmen Inc.

Buff City Soap

Church of the Covenant

Coalition for HIV Aware and Prevention, Inc

Couples & Kids: A Counseling Center

Curbside Grillin

Cville Pride

DePaul Community Resources

Face Painting

Free Mom Hugs

Genworth

GLSEN

God Glam It

Grace Memorial Episcopal Church

Grounded Earth, LLC

Human Rights Campaign

HumanKind

Jay White Gerontology

Keystone Oasis Academy

LGBT+ Democrats of Virginia

Lynchburg Area Libertarians

Lynchburg Democratic Committee

Lynchburg Parks and Recreation

MM Resin

NyxwocketShop

PFLAG Blue Ridge

Princess Blanding for Virginia

Rainbows and Stuff

Randolph College

Strategic Therapy Associates

The Feminine Project

The Listening, Inc

Tie Dye For Lynchburg

Trinity Episcopal Church

UMFS

Unity in the Seven Hills

Uppercrust Pizza

VA Legal Aid Society

Vector Space

Virginia Pride / Diversity Richmond

Virginia Rural Health Assocation

Wolfbane Productions

Workout Anytime Lynchburg

YWCA

Activity

Craft

Activity

Advocacy

Sponsor

Resource

Home & Health

Religious

Resource

 

Sponsor

BBQ

Advocacy

Resource - Foster

Activity

Resource

Sponsor

Resource

Craft

Religious

Spiritual

Advocacy

Advocacy

Sponsor

Advocacy

Advocacy

Advocacy

Advocacy

Activity

Craft

Craft

Resource

Governor Candidate

Sales

School

Resource

Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture

Tie Dye shop

Religious

Resource - Foster

Religious

Pizza

Sponsor

Activity

Sponsor

Sponsor

Arts and Culture

Healthcare

Resource

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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 2021! Click the corresponding links below to learn more.

FAQS

ADMISSION:
PrideFest 2021 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 2021.

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 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 2021will go on, rain or shine.

 

EMERGENCY SERVICES / FIRST AID:
Emergency service will be available at PrideFest 2021. In the case of an emergency, you can find a volunteer who can radio for help or locate a member of the Lynchburg Police Department 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!

PrideFest 2021 Stage Sponsors

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