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Rhode Island PrideFest: Saturday, June 17th

Celebrate pride in downtown Providence this weekend! Check out the official PrideGuide for everything you need to know.

PrideFest starts at noon on Saturday, June 17th, where you’ll find 200 businesses, food trucks, arts, non-profit organizations, a kids zone, a youth pride center and more along South Water Street until 7 PM. Enjoy entertainment on the main stage from noon to 7, and performers on the Planet Street acoustic stage from noon to 4. When you get thirsty and need some shade, head into the beer, wine and spirits garden.

Cross the river for New England’s only illuminated night parade starting at dusk, around 8:30 PM, on Dorrance Street. Watch the floats, performing artists, and marching groups head west onto Washington Street, south on Empire, and east on Weybosset, ending by the PPAC marquee. Look for info about block parties, after parties, and more at