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.

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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.