Downtown Las Vegas is prepped, primed and ready to go for this year’s PRIDE parade and festival. If you’ve never experienced the annual Las Vegas PRIDE celebration, you’re in for a spectacular weekend full of glitz, glamour and epic partying you won’t find anywhere else. Here’s everything you need to know about the 2021 PRIDE events in Las Vegas during October 2021.
Las Vegas PRIDE Parade
Nothing says gay pride like an extravagant night parade in downtown Las Vegas! Along with fabulous parade participants who are sure to drop jaws, Nevada Governor Sisolak and First Lady Kathy Sisolak will play co-grand marshals to the event. Miss Nevada Kataluna Enriquez will also be present at the opening ceremonies to kick off the most-anticipated evening for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community.
2021 PRIDE Parade Details
Date: Friday, October 8, 2021
Pre-Show: 6:00 PM
Parade: 7:00 PM
Location: Parade Main Stage
4th St. & Bridger Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89101
(Float & Parade Contingent Entrance is on 4th St. & Hoover Ave.)
PRIDE Parade Hosts:
PRIDE Parade Judges:
Parade Route Map:
The gay PRIDE Las Vegas parade hosts are sure to keep the crowd pumped as the parade judges tackle the impossible task of crowning the best parade entry. They’re looking for the most creative, most outrageous, most bedazzled example of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer pride.
The block party at the start of the parade will feature a stage with live music, food trucks, beverage stations and exclusive exhibitors. You’ll also be just blocks away from Fremont Street Experience, where you can dive into some real debauchery at the bars, restaurants, casinos, Slotzilla Zipline and the world-famous Viva Vision screen! Best part? The parade is completely FREE to attend.
Las Vegas PRIDE Festival
The Las Vegas PRIDE festival will take place for the first time at Craig Ranch Regional Park in North Las Vegas. This is an in-person event that is open to the whole family! There’s tons of fun to be had, with live entertainment, DJs, food booths, an adult area with specialty vendors and a kid zone that includes a bounce house, face painting, storytime and more.
2021 PRIDE Festival Details
Date: Saturday, October 9, 2021
Time: 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Location: Craig Ranch Regional Park
628 West Craig Rd.
North Las Vegas, NV 89032
General Admission – $20
VIP Admission – $60 (includes entry, exclusive stage views, cocktails and light bites)
Discounts are available for military, seniors and those under 17 – ONLY at the festival gate
5:00 PM – Jiggly Caliente
7:00 PM – Mila Jam
9:00 PM – Slayyyter
The Las Vegas PRIDE Board of Directors are excited to announce the 2021 Las Vegas PRIDE Festival Headliners. Sat Oct 9, 2021 at Craig Ranch Regional Park.
Online tix link in bio. @jiggly_official, @slayyyter, @themilajam #lasvegaspride #lasvegas #lgbt #pridefestival #pride2021 pic.twitter.com/PUwKHsCFhP
— Las Vegas PRIDE (@PRIDELasVegas) August 4, 2021
Other 2021 Las Vegas PRIDE Events
There will also be several other events throughout the month of October to celebrate gay pride in Las Vegas. Here are some of the most notable ones you don’t want to miss!
Las Vegas PRIDE Family Bingo
Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at 5:00 PM
The Westgate Resort Las Vegas
Las Vegas PRIDE Bingo Official After Party
Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at 10:00 PM
On the Record at Park MGM
Las Vegas PRIDE presents Alyssa Edwards: Memoirs of a Traveling Queen
Thursday, October 7, 2021, at 6:00 PM
The Westgate Resort Las Vegas
He. She. They. x Bodywork – Las Vegas PRIDE Parade Official After Party
Friday, October 8, 2021, at 10:00 PM
Discopussy in downtown Las Vegas
ClexaCon Ascension – Las Vegas PRIDE Official Women’s+ Party
Saturday, October 9, 2021, from 11:00 PM to 3:00 AM
The Havana Room at Tropicana Las Vegas
Las Vegas PRIDE & ClexaCon Official Women’s+ Pool Party
Sunday, October 10, 2021, from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
The Tropicana Resort
Las Vegas PRIDE LGBTQ+ Party
Sunday, October 17, 2021, 12:00 PM:00PM to 7:00 PM
Ceasar’s Palace, Venus Pool
Visit Downtown Las Vegas for 2021 PRIDE!
If you’re heading to Sin City in October for the best PRIDE events, be sure to check out downtown Las Vegas. Not only are we hosting the PRIDE Night Parade, but we are also where locals choose to eat, drink and party. It only takes a night out at Fremont Street Experience to see why!