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VIP Experience

Support the Kentuckiana Pride Foundation and enjoy VIP access at the concert and festival.Read More »

Kids & Family Zone presented by UPS

The annual Pride Festival is family and kid friendly. The family area features many activities that the family can enjoy together.Read More »

Hotel Packages

Learn more about how to book your group rate for this year’s Kentuckiana Pride Festival.Read More »

Parade beginning at 7 PM on Friday, June 15, 2018

Concert and Festival on Friday, June 15 & Saturday, June 16

Festival gates open 7pm – 11pm Friday and Noon – 11pm Saturday

Tito’s Vodka Main Stage

Big Freedia, Lizzo, Brooke Candy, CeCe Peniston, and many many more!

For a complete listing and times please visit the Entertainment page

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Main Stage

2018 VIP Experience


The VIP ticket includes access to exclusive VIP area with unlimited beer**/wine/soda/water, 5 liquor drinks per day, air conditioning, private seating, stage access, meet and greets with Main Stage artists*, private restrooms, and much more.

Friday VIP pass $70.00

Light refreshments provided courtesy of FeVA and it’s member organizations.

Saturday VIP pass $90.00

Lunch from 12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Dinner from 5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Weekend VIP pass $150.00

Includes everything above at a discounted rate!

*meet and greets subject to artist availability

**craft beer is not included

2018 General Admission

Enjoy all the sights and sounds of the festival with a General Admission ticket.

$10 Weekend pass is available through Eventbrite and gets you express entry* into the festival grounds

$5 Day pass is available at the gate Friday and Saturday (exact change will help in expediting the lines)

NEW FOR 2018 Children age 5 and under are FREE with paid adult admission. Seniors age 65+ are FREE


*express entry subject to varying speeds with crowd volume and security must still check all bags prior to entering the festival grounds

If the admission price is economically taxing, FREE ADMISSION to the Festival may be arranged by becoming a PRIDE VOLUNTEER and volunteering a minimum of 4 hours. See volunteer page for more details.


Trip Planning

Hotel - Where to Stay

AC Hotel Louisville by Marriott

727 East Market Street

Louisville KY 40202

Book your group rate for Kentuckiana Pride Festival

$139 a night

Check-In date: 6/15/18

Check-Out date: 6/17/18

Call 1-888-236-2427 and mention the Kentuckiana Pride Festival or go online at the link button.

Deadline is June 1, 2018 at midnight

Experience a modern twist on timeless style at AC Hotel Louisville, where seamless design and creative spaces reflect a new way to hotel. Located in NuLu (New Louisville) within the East Market District of Downtown, the hotel puts you right on the doorstep of art galleries, specialty stores, antique shops and a thriving restaurant scene. This is the closest hotel to the Pride Festival site!

Location - How to Get Here

The 2018 Concert and Festival is moving to the Big Four Lawn at Waterfront Park!

401 River Road, Louisville, KY 40202 is listed as the official address

Visit our FAQ page for more details on parking options.

Kids Area

Kids & Family Zone

presented by UPS

Families Can Have Fun Too!

One of the most popular features of the Kentuckiana Pride Festival is the Kids & Family Zone presented by UPS.

Kids activities are ongoing throughout the day on Saturday from 12 PM until 5 PM, with special events and guests at scheduled times. Enjoy face-painting, bounce houses, games and much more in a family-friendly atmosphere!