Pride Fest returns to Fort Wayne

A shot from the 2014 Pride Fest in Fort Wayne.

 

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Thousands are expected at Headwaters Park for the 20th annual Pride Festival July 22-23.

The festival kicks off Friday with a party that includes live musical entertainment from Dev and various vendors. It starts at 7 p.m. and runs till midnight. Children 5-years-old and younger have to leave the festival grounds after 8 p.m.

Saturday people will gather in front of the park for the Pride March. The route goes through downtown beginning at 11:30 a.m. The march is free and open to all ages. Saturday Pride Fest will continue from noon to midnight. It costs $5 per person and anyone 12-years-old or younger get in for free. The final night of the festival features multiple food vendors, KidSpace, a Cornhole Tournament and a Drag Show. Children 5-years-old and younger have to leave the festival grounds after 8 p.m.

Nikki Fultz, the Director Fort Wayne Pride, stopped by First News Saturday to preview this year’s festival. To view her full interview click on the video above.

Pride Fest is July 22 – 23 at Headwaters Park. On July 28, the Fort Wayne TinCaps will host Pride Night at Parkview Field. Fans are encouraged to wear red. Tickets can be purchased at the festival starting at $5.

 

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