Miami hosts month-long Pride celebrations, culminating in Wynwood Pride Music Festival – June 21 to 23, 2019
SWARM and the Wynwood Business Improvement District (BID) announce the City of Miami’s first-ever Pride celebration, Wynwood Pride, set to take place in June, National LGBTQ Pride month. Wynwood Pride will include a range of neighborhood activations from panels on LGBTQ issues, film screenings, new mural installations, and more throughout June. The month-long celebration will culminate with the Wynwood Pride Music Festival on June 21- 23, showcasing local and international LGBTQ talent
Festival goers can look forward to a live concert series featuring: international headliner, drag-pop superstar PABLLO VITTAR, AJA, DORIAN ELECTRA, DJ CITIZEN JANE and CARMEN CARRERA as host, with more talent being announced throughout the month. Additional programming includes drag shows, lip-synch battles, late-night DJs, large-scale art installations, voguing competitions and more. Inspired by the quality and richness of the Coachella festival, Wynwood Pride Music Festival is being positioned as Miami’s “Queerchella”!
The Festival will also feature a non-profit community village, spotlighting the Festival’s non-profit partners focused on work for LGBTQ Youth, Justice, and Health. The organization’s activations will include HIV testing, counseling information, wardrobe donations, family space, safe space, and more.
The Wynwood Pride Music Festival will be held at The Wynwood Marketplace located at 2250 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33127 and is free and open to the public. Grab tickets here. Following are the dates and times for the Festival:
- Friday, June 21: 4pm – 3am
- Saturday, June 22: 12pm – 3am
- Sunday, June 23: 12pm – 10pm
Key festival features and events include:
- Live Music Concert featuring International & Local Talent
- Community Outreach Village
- National (RuPaul’s Drag Race) & Local Drag Performances (Wygwood and more)
- Family Zone (Drag Queen Story hour, face-painting, games, & more)
- LBT (Lesbian, Bisexual, Trans) “Women’s Programming”
- Large scale Art & Fashion Installations
- Drag Brunch
- Voguing Competition
- Film/Theatre Showcases
- Wellness Activations
“SWARM is thrilled to back the first-ever Wynwood Pride. It’s more than time for the cultural center of Miami to celebrate some of its most vibrant citizens and to do so in one of the most multicultural cities in America during Pride month is just perfect,” said SWARM CEO Tony Albelo.
“The Wynwood BID is proud to partner with SWARM in bringing the City of Miami’s first-ever Pride festival to Wynwood, honoring the LGBTQ community and adding to the BID’s diverse lineup of cultural programming,” said Albert Garcia, Wynwood BID Board Vice-Chairman. “We encourage the South Florida community to attend the numerous events duringWynwood Pride that will spotlight the contributions of the LGBTQ community in June.”
Wynwood Pride events will be held in June at various venues throughout the Wynwood Arts District to help inform, unite, and raise awareness of the LGBTQ resources, artists, and activists dedicated to improving our community’s lives. TheWynwood Pride Music Festival is produced by SWARM, in partnership with the Wynwood BID. To RSVP for free admission and to learn more about Wynwood Pride Music Festival and Wynwood Pride’s monthlong schedule of events, please visit WynwoodPride.com
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YOUTUBE CHANNEL: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLrYay34NLU564E7QVvr4og/
Tickets: FREE / RSVP for a Free Drink: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wynwood-pride-2019-lgbtq-festival-block-party-tickets-53555228129
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