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Milwaukee Pride donates over $23,000 to mission-critical causes

Milwaukee, WI –   In honor of PrideFest 2018, the largest LGBTQ event in Wisconsin history, the Milwaukee Pride Board of Directors has disbursed over $23,000 in financial donations, scholarships and gifts to local causes, including: $12,200 to Diverse & Resilient, via the PrideFest Plus One campaign $3,000 to Kimberly Wilbern, recipient of the 2018 Rising…

PrideFest 2018 welcomes a record-breaking 45,400

Milwaukee, WI –  Despite grey skies, unseasonable cold and intermittent rain showers, PrideFest Milwaukee conquered the weekend weather with unprecedented attendance outcomes. For the seventh consecutive year, PrideFest delivered record-breaking attendance with 45,400 visitors in 2018.  This number reflects a 21%increase over the previous record of 37,682 set in 2017.  This…

PrideFest Tea Dance/White Party

Type: * Music * Social This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community As it continues to celebrate its 10th anniversary year, The Iron Horse Hotel is honoring another great Milwaukee institution — Pridefest — by hosting the hotel’s first Tea Dance/White Party….

PrideFest Milwaukee

Type: Festival This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Wisconsin’s largest and longest-running LGBTQ pride celebration returns to Milwaukee’s beautiful lakefront festival park June 8, 9, 10, 2018. Join your friends, family and allies at Milwaukee Pride and…

PrideFest Plus One campaign honors Diverse & Resilient

Milwaukee, WI –  Milwaukee Pride, Inc. has announced Diverse & Resilient as the 2018 beneficiary of the PrideFest Plus One campaign. Founded in 1995, Diverse & Resilient strives to address and overcome the health disparities experienced by Wisconsin’s LGBTQ people.  The organization offers a wide variety of support, advocacy and capability-building programs…

PrideFest Milwaukee 2018 Headliners Announced

PrideFest Milwaukee welcomes the B-52s, Jussie Smollett, and Daya to the Miller Lite Main stage this June 8,9, and 10 on the Summerfest Grounds. This year, marks the third decade of Pride celebrations in Milwaukee, and organizers are thrilled for what is shaping up to be another record breaking year….

Milwaukee Pride invests in local LGBTQ community

Milwaukee, WI –  Following a record-breaking PrideFest Milwaukee 2017, the Milwaukee Pride Board of Directors announces the disbursement of over $16,000 in financial donations, scholarships and gifts to local causes, including: $10,218 to GSAFE, through the PrideFest Plus One 2017 campaign $3,000 to Ashley Smith, recipient of the 2017 Rising Star Scholarship $2,500 to the 2017…

PrideFest Milwaukee makes history with record-breaking attendance

Milwaukee, WI –  Last weekend, beautiful weather and beautiful people combined at Milwaukee’s lakefront for the 30th anniversary of PrideFest Milwaukee, one of the nation’s largest celebrations of LGBTQ culture and community. With 37,682 visitors attending this year’s festival, attendance was up 13%over the previous record of 33,438 set in 2016….

PrideFest Milwaukee

Type: * Festival * Music * Performance * Social This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Now entering its fourth decade, PrideFest returns to Milwaukee’s beautiful lakefront June 9, 10 and 11. 2017 HOURS OF OPERATION Friday June…

PrideFest Milwaukee invites you to this year’s opening ceremonies for FREE

oin our 30th anniversary celebration with FREE ADMISSION to PrideFest Milwaukee on Friday, June 9! To honor our history and heritage,  Milwaukee Pride, Inc. is offering complimentary admission for all visitors from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. so that guests may celebrate 30 years of local LGBTQ triumph. Opening ceremonies begin…

Pridefest Performer Showcase and Fundraiser

Type: * Fundraiser * Music This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community The Womnz Spot Lounge and Cafe cordially invites you to our PrideFest Milwaukee 2017 Performer Showcase Fundraiser! Stop in on Thursday, April 27th, starting at 6pm…

PrideFest

Type: Festival This Event: *Is LGBTQ hosted *Contains LGBTQ content *May be of interest to the LGBTQ community On June 10, 11 and 12, Milwaukee Pride will be hosting the 2016 PrideFest at the Henry Maier Festival Park. This event, which spans three days, will feature performances by Sarah Silverman,…

PrideFest

Type: Festival This Event: *Is LGBTQ hosted *Contains LGBTQ content *May be of interest to the LGBTQ community On June 10, 11 and 12, Milwaukee Pride will be hosting the 2016 PrideFest at the Henry Maier Festival Park. This event, which spans three days, will feature performances by Sarah Silverman,…

PrideFest

Type: Festival This Event: *Is LGBTQ hosted *Contains LGBTQ content *May be of interest to the LGBTQ community On June 10, 11 and 12, Milwaukee Pride will be hosting the 2016 PrideFest at the Henry Maier Festival Park. This event, which spans three days, will feature performances by Sarah Silverman,…

PrideFest Milwaukee

Type: * Festival * Social * Music This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Milwaukee’s PrideFest returns for three days of entertainment, vendors, food, socializing, and more! http://pridefest.com/

PrideFest Milwaukee announces expanded access to gender-neutral restrooms

The trans* community has been fully embraced – and honored — as part of PrideFest Milwaukee’s history and heritage since we first united, 28 summers ago in Mitchell Park. Even without a permanent home, funding, political support or an entertainment line-up, the first PrideFest demonstrated how pride in one’s self…

PrideFest 2014 shatters attendance records

Energized by Wisconsin’s milestone move towards marriage equality, PrideFest Milwaukee welcomed a record-breaking 31,295 visitors to Milwaukee’s lakefront June 6, 7 and 8 for a weekend celebrating LGBT culture, community and inclusion. This year’s attendance reflects a 3% increase over the previous record of 30,385, set in 2010. Revenue results, including…

Lezy Dezy @ Pridefest

Type: Music Performance Social This Event: Has LGBTQ content Is LGBTQ hosted May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Lezy Dezy is a Milwaukee-based, lesbian musician with a distinctive mix of acoustic alternative rock, folk, and hip-hop who is unstoppable with a looper. She utilizes her piano, guitar, voice,…