Your guide to Orlando Come Out With Pride 2021

ORLANDO, Fla. — Break out your most colorful gear because Pride is returning to Orlando this weekend.


The event, which is presented by The Glass Knife, kicks off rain or shine Saturday. There will be plenty of entertainment and events throughout the day.

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Here’s your guide to the event:

  • The event is following CDC guidelines and encouraging everyone to wear a mask.
  • While Come Out With Pride is free, organizers are asking attendees to RSVP in advance to help manage crowd levels and ensure there’s a way to communicate safety information and updates. Click here to RSVP.
  • Select tickets for VIP experiences at an additional cost are still available.

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  • The Most Colorful Parade, presented by Winn-Dixie, starts at 4 p.m. The new, longer parade route starts on Orange Avenue at Washington Street and will feature more than 100 groups of participants. See the new parade route here.
  • Parade grand marshals this year are Blue Star, Brandon Wolf, Chelsea Wolf, Felipe Sousa-Lazaballet and Trina Gregory-Propst.
  • For entertainment, Come Out With Pride will have two stages boasting a diverse series of events at the Amphitheater stage and the Unified By Pride dance stage. There will be entertainment throughout the day featuring local artists and celebrity headliners.

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  • Can’t make the event? A livestream will be available starting at 5:30 p.m. of the entertainment appearing on the Amphitheater stage. Click here to watch.
  • From noon to 3:30 p.m., families will be able to enjoy activities for smaller children at Kids Fringe Rainbow Ranch presented by Macy’s.
  • New this year, festivalgoers can take a break from the reveling at the new Dry Dock Sober Area presented by Orlando Immunology Center.

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  • The National Trans Visibility March returns with a rally at 1 p.m. followed by a march at the Unified By Pride stage at 2 p.m.
  • Sponsors and vendors will also be on hand.
  • The day will end with fireworks over Lake Eola at 9:15 p.m.

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Adam Poulisse, WFTV.com

Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.