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Event Details

“A New Beginning Is Just Over The Rainbow”

Tucson’s annual “Pride in the Desert” is back on September 29, 2018! The goal of this community event is to offer a fun and safe space for all facets of the LGBTQIA+ family to gather and be themselves. Tucson Pride has brought together over 50 retail, non-profit & food vendors plus community resources offering a fun and safe space for all facets of the LGBTQ+ to represent themselves, proudly! A variety of entertainers, local artists and national headlining acts will take the stage.

$20 at door/ early bird special online/high school, college, senior and military discounts

Kids 12 and under admitted FREE of charge

See website/facebook for updates on entertainment and performers


This Year’s Theme: New Beginnings

After celebrating the milestone of 40 years last September we are excited to announce our theme for 2018 is “Tucson Pride: New Beginnings”, a theme that truly embodies the fresh new direction of our organization, our community, and the power of unity in fueling positive change.

This year’s festival and parade logos were designed and submitted by local artist, Joanne Contreras

This Tucson Pride yearly event is not for profit and is organized by a 100% volunteer board and group of directors.

For more information, visit https://www.tucsonpride.org/festival

To purchase tickets, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pride-in-the-desert-2018-tickets-45924799311

We are still accepting vendor registrations and actively seeking sponsors for the event.

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