NWA Pride | Pride Parade & Festival in Fayetteville, Arkansas
  • Event date: 2024-06-29
  • June 28-30, 2024
Northwest Arkansas Pride Parade in Fayetteville Arkansas

June 28-30, 2024

The 20th annual NWA Pride Parade and Festival Weekend, the largest LGBTQ+ Pride celebration in Arkansas, returns to Fayetteville for another year of festivities Friday, June 28 through Sunday, June 30, 2024!

The 2024 edition of the iconic NWA Pride festival is rolling out new details frequently, but based on previous years and what we know so far, expect a weekend full of fun and love! You can preview the schedule for NWA Pride below, which we'll continue to update as information becomes available. 

Northwest Arkansas Pride | 2024 Schedule of Events:

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Trans March & Festival

Friday, June 28, 2024

Fayetteville Downtown Square, Fayetteville, AR

The NWA Trans March is open to all with no pre-registration required. Anyone who supports Arkansas children, particularly trans and gender non-conforming youth, is invited to join.

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NWA Pride Festival

Saturday, June 29, 2024 / 11:00am - 5:00pm

Dickson Street, Fayetteville, AR

Due to construction in the large parking lot on Dickson Street, we will gather in the lot located north of Dickson Street, behind Tin Roof, in downtown Fayetteville for a full slate of NWA Pride activities, all day long! 

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20th Anniversary NWA Pride Parade

Saturday, June 29, 2024 / 5:00pm

Dickson Street, Fayetteville, AR

The longest-running tradition in the history of NWA Pride, the annual NWA Pride Parade, is the centerpiece of the festival weekend! This year's parade will be rolling down Dickson Street for its 20th year beginning at 5:00pm. Every year, the parade is a raucous and rowdy celebration of love and being yourself, with joy erupting from every square inch of Dickson.

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Saturday, June 29, 2024 / 9:00pm

George's Majestic Lounge, Fayetteville, AR

Plasma of RuPaul's Drag Race Season 16, Kylie Sonique Love, the winner of the 6th season of Drag Race All Stars, our favorite Drag Race royalty, Maddy Morphosis, Axel Andrews of Florida, and DJ Tyler Moore will headline the official party of NWA Pride!

Tickets are on sale now! Click here to purchase.

Pride Northwest Arkansas

Hi Tea Dance & Pool Party

Sunday, June 30, 2024 / 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Mount Sequoyah Center, Fayetteville, AR

Beat the heat at the official Northwest Arkansas Pride Weekend pool party! For brunch, Fayetteville's favorite pop-up, Rabbit Hole, will cook up fan favorites and new items to please everyone's taste buds. And don't forget the sick beats being spun by DJ hART thROB and DJ Tyler Moore!

Find more NWA Pride events taking place in Fayetteville, Arkansas - both official and unofficial - by exploring our event calendar!

For those traveling into town to celebrate Pride with us, The Graduate Hotel at 70 N. East Ave. in downtown Fayetteville is offering special room rates as the official hotel of Northwest Arkansas Pride.

Experience Fayetteville is proud to support NWA Pride as sponsors and we fully promote acceptance and equality for residents and visitors alike. We hope you will join us at NWA Pride and continue to celebrate one of the most colorful displays of diversity and inclusion in Arkansas!

Follow the Facebook event or visit nwapride.org for updates. You can learn more about NWA Equality, the organizers of NWA Pride, at nwaequality.org.

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