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39th annual RI PrideFest: Saturday, June 21st

pride mapFollow the trail of colorful banners and flags to RI PrideFest on Saturday! It begins at noon on the east side of the Providence waterfront along South Water Street. Celebrate with entertainers Niki Harris, David Hernandez, Aiden James, Carrie Ashton, Derek Capobianco, Hannah & Maggie, Heather Rose in Clover, and more! Admission is free, but a $5 donation is suggested.

At sunset, join the crowds of downtown spectators for the RI Pride Illuminated Night Parade! It starts at the intersection of Dorrance and Fountain Streets, and moves along Empire Street and Weybosset Street, past PPAC.

PrideFest is organized by RI Pride, a nonprofit organization that recognizes, promotes, and celebrates the diversity and successes of the state’s GLBT community. For information about events RI Pride happening year-round, visit