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Pride Guide as thousands expected downtown for Come Out With Pride Festival and Parade

Updated: Oct 21, 2023

Orlando’s Come Out With Pride Festival is back, so join the fun and support Central Florida’s LGBTQ+ community during the celebrations this weekend!


Come Out With Pride Orlando

This year's Come Out With Pride Orlando takes place on Saturday, October 21 at Lake Eola Park, and its time to get ready, Orlando, as the streets are set to glow with pride!


Come Out With Pride Orlando

Get ready to celebrate your pride at this year's Come Out With Pride Orlando which is set to take place on October 21, 2023 at Lake Eola Park.


Come Out With Pride Orlando is an exciting day filled with a diverse series of events that include two stages hosting live entertainment throughout the day, the trans pride march, as well as one of the most eagerly anticipated parades of the year.


Come Out With Pride Orlando boasts over 200,000 attendees all coming together to celebrate LGBTQIA+ life, culture, and community. The festival boasts a diverse array of food trucks and beverage choices, while its marketplace showcases a vibrant collection of local vendors united in their support for the LGBTQIA+ community.

The parade will kick off at 4 p.m., followed by a huge celebration at the Lake Eola Amphitheater at 6 p.m. followed by a spectacular fireworks finale at 9:30 p.m. over Lake Eola.


This year’s grand marshals were chosen for their significant contributions to the LGBTQ+ community, and include Simone Chriss, a civil rights attorney for Southern Legal Counsel, Dempsey Jara, a 12-year-old trans activist, plus John Paonessa, Mike Rogier, and Gary Israel, and all the legal team of Gary Israel, P.A.


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Come Out With Pride Orlando is getting the LaLa Ri Experience! ⁠

Fresh off her win as the very first Queen of The Fame Games from RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 8, the winner of Miss Congeniality from season 13 of RuPaul's Drag Race LALA RI will be one of the headliners at this year's Come Out With Pride Orlando.


Joining LaLa Ri will be Monet X Change.


The "Xhange Rate" for Come Out With Pride is about to go way up! MONÉT X CHANGE was the first double crown winner from RuPaul's Drag Race, having earned the title of Miss Congeniality on season 10 and becoming the first queen of color inducted into the Hall of Fame after winning All Stars 4, and now she will be headlining the Diva Stage (The Lake Eola Amphitheater) at 9pm on October 21st. ⁠

Don't miss your chance to see this super star along with Drag Race's LaLa Ri, and a a wonderful variety of local performers including Darcel Stevens, The Les Vixens, House of Cavalli, House of San Miguel, The Renaissance Theater, and more at Come Out With Pride's Diva Stage



Here's the schedule of performances for the Divas Stage (Hosted by Anjelica Sanchez)


1:45pm - 2:00pm KingDom of Pride Productions


2:00pm - 2:20pm MysTree Hugga's Treehouse


2:20pm - 2:40pm Unity Night


2:40pm - 3:00pm ODRL


4:00pm - 6:00pm PARADE TIME


6:00pm - 6:45pm

Pride Rally


6:45pm - 6:55pm

Orlando Gay Chorus


6:55pm - 7:15pm

Les Vixens


7:15pm - 7:35pm

Darcel's Divas with Darcel Stevens, Bobby Iman, MrMs Adrian, and Axel Andrews


7:40pm - 8:00pm

House of Cavalli


8:00pm - 8:30pm The Renaissance Theater Orlando


8:30pm - 8:50pm House of San Miguel


8:50pm - 9:00pm LaLa Ri


9:00pm - 9:15pm Monet X Change


9:30pm - 9:45pm FIREWORKS


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