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Athens Pride Fest Parade and Rally

June 9, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


We are excited to bring you Athens’ first PRIDE PARADE. It was our most requested event last year and we are delivering this year! 

The parade begins at 2PM (lineup starts at 1pm). The route is West State Street (Middle School to Court) and Court Street (Valero to Green). We will end up on College Green where we will hold a rally with local speakers and tabling. 

Athens Pride Fest is being organized by Ohio University LGBT CenterSoutheast Ohio LGBTQ+ Center, and Southeastern Ohio LGBT Coalition. Athens Pride Fest is a week long celebration of solidarity, diversity, unity, and activism. 

Join us in celebration! 

Parade Participants: 
OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital
Integrated Services
New Beginnings Animal Center
Lasting Impressions Photography
DJ Biggie Mobile Entertainment
Prism lgbtqa youth program
Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) SE Ohio
Dirty Girl Coffee LLC

Speakers:  delfin bautista, Jem Webster, Theo Hutchinson, Beck Bailey & Margaux Cowden, Michelle Wilson & Gil Moore, Megan Smith

Organizations Tabling:  Equality Ohio, Equitas Health, Passion Works, Athens Impact Socially Responsible Investments

Refreshments:  Aunt Vee’s Italian Ice and Sodas

IF YOU WANT TO BE A PARADE PARTICIPANT:   We invite and welcome other non-profits and organizations to parade with us and take part in the rally.

*If your organization or business would like to be involved you must agree to the inclusivity guidelines found here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1JAHmRkVGJxAWVy5b0vVapQd4IYLyXMwb/view

*Apply to be a participant in the parade here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeviOu2Zba_iFnYDX4zP8Ew41N8Ptr9eT679MG-KIySsko9ug/viewform

Send us a message if you’d like to table at the rally! Or email us at board@seorainbow.org


Athens Pride Fest Schedule of Events: 


June 9, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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