PRIDEfest 2019 Schedule
PRIDE Week Events
Special Partner events from October 6 to October 11, 2019 celebrating the lead up to PRIDEfest
Cornerstone Methodist Church at 1910 Disciple Dr, Jonesboro, AR 72401
Education Building, Room 208 at 4 p.m.
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 from 6-9 PM
Pride Poetry at the Recovery Room on Main Street in Downtown Jonesboro
Tuesday, October 8 at 9 PM
Drag Show benefiting NEA Pride held at Cregeen’s on Main Street in Downtown Jonesboro
Friday, October 11 from 6:30-9:30 PM
A-State GSA Coming Out Celebration Night held on National Coming Out Day. Held in the Spring River Room on the 3rd floor of the A-State Student Union.
The Big Day: October 12
Rotary Centennial Plaza
Downtown Jonesboro, Arkansas
10 AM – 4 PM
PRIDEfest kicks off with a Pride Walk from Jonesboro High School to Rotary Centennial Plaza.
Festivities open downtown with “This is Me,” The Greatest Showman Performance by local students
Judgment-free hugs for everyone.
Inspirational Speaker Tevan Gates
Special performances by Center Stage Productions
Bring your little ones to PRIDEfest wearing their best costume. Prizes for winners!
“This Is Me” speech
Natalie Ashby: A short story of being a surrogate
Meet the contestants for the afternoon’s pageant in their best Pride-themed attire.
Main Stage Schedule:
- 1:30 PM – Speaker Kelly Pierce
- 1:45 PM – Chelsea Hays Dance Performance
- 1:50 PM – Music by John Caldwell, Worship Pastor at Solomon’s Porch
- 2:00 PM – Music by Michael Brewer
- 2:10 PM – Cammie Capri Chambers Lip Sync Performance
- 2:15 PM – Miss Scarlett Rose HIV Awareness Lip Sync Performance
- 2:20 PM – Bu$ted – “Rise Up” an Anti Bullying Performance
Pageant will highlight unique talents of the local LGBTQ+ community. Click here to learn more.
Prize drawings and other thank-yous!
PRIDEfest is an amazing venue for any LGBTQ+ couple to tie the knot. Limited wedding spots available: click here to apply.
A More Inclusive NEA
Worldwide, LGBTQ+ Pride plays a pivotal role in building supportive communities. It's time to bring Pride to Northeast Arkansas. We want to build on historical progress, celebrate our local LGBTQ+ community, and create a more accepting future for LGBTQ+ youth. Find out how you can get involved today.
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