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2023 Austin Pride Celebration

August 12, 2023 - August 13, 2023


Fiesta Gardens

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From attacks on our Drag community to the fight for trans rights… sometimes it feels that our community is getting pushed from all sides. When that happens, WE STAND OUR GROUND! And no matter what, one thing is for certain. We will KEEP AUSTIN QUEER’D!

Come decked out in your most fabulous pride attire. No holding back, we are taking to the streets to show who we are, and that we are strong together. Let Your Pride Flags Fly!
The 31st Annual Austin PRIDE Festival and Parade take over Austin Saturday, August 12th with over 400,000 projected attendees! You have come to expect amazing entertainment from Austin PRIDE and this year is no exception!!
The Austin PRIDE Festival and Parade will take over Austin on August 12th with over 400,000 attending in 2022, this year will be even BIGGER! You have come to expect amazing entertainment from Austin PRIDE and this year will be no exception!!

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Fiesta Gardens, 2101 Jesse Segovia St. 11:00am – 6:00pm
*****all acts subject to change without notice*****
FREE Inflatable Games & Carnival Rides, Drag Queen Story Time, 100+ Vendor Booths, Drinks & Food, and more!PRIDE PARADE DETAILS: Congress Ave. / Warehouse District 8:00pm – 11:00pm
The Parade is FREE and open to the public . It kicks off at the Texas State Capitol Building and marches down Congress Ave.and ending on the Ann Richards Bridge.
The route includes 2 Emcee stage: At the intersection of Congress and 4th, and the Roof top at Rain!
Austin’s Annual PRIDE celebration is one of the largest opportunities for local non-profit organizations, social groups, and causes to gain exposure in the LGBTQ community. Each year, dozens of these groups use the Festival as a platform to inform and interact with the thousands of attendees. Countless people find new organizations to join, causes to support, and opportunities to volunteer at PRIDE events. Furthermore, we are proud to know that the Austin PRIDE Festival is Central Texas’ single largest HIV testing day of the year enabling several local HIV-related service organizations to reach populations they may otherwise not reach!


Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
  • ID’s must be presented at the Gate to receive a Festival Wristband. Those without an ID or those under the age of 21, will be given an ‘Underage’ wristband. Those 21+ will be given a ’21+ Wristband’. Please have your ID’s ready upon entering the Festival. Children’s tickets will be available at the Festival ONLY: Children ages 6 and under are FREE, Children 7-17 will be $10 for General Admission.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
  • Parking is LIMITED at the Festival. Please carpool when possible or use the Hike & Bike Trail on Lady Bird Lake. You may use the two parking lots located to the North on Jesse E. Segovia or the parking lot located to the East of the Festival grounds.
What can/can’t I bring to the event?
  • No outside food or drinks are allowed. The City of Austin Parks are smoke free. If you bring a pet, please be prepared to clean up any pet waste.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
  • Please email:
Where do proceeds go?
  • Proceeds from Austin PRIDE are donated back to the community.
Can we use tickets saved to our smartphone?
  • Yes, Tickets purchased online in advance must be printed or downloaded to your smart phone for scanning, in order to receive your wristband.
Will there be tickets available at the gate?
  • Tickets for the Festival WILL be available at the Festival gates. Price is $20 cash for adults, $10 for children 7-17, children 6 and under are free. Please note, you will need to que in the General Admission line at the Festival, should you choose to purchase them at the Festival Gate
Will there be ATM’s available?
  • No, we will NOT have ATM’s on site. We do accept cash, credit or debit cards.

Will you release a list of performance times?

  • Yes, a full list of performance times has been published in the Austin Chronicle, our FB Event, FB Page and in Eventbrite.

Do the rides/attractions require an additional fee?

  • No, rides/attractions at the Festival do NOT have an additional fee, they are including in your ticket.
Does our General Admission Ticket include viewing of both stages?
  • Yes, General Admission tickets include viewing of both Main and East stages of entertainment.

When do Festival Gates open?

  • Festival Gates open at 11am on Saturday, August 12th.

Is the Parade free to attend/view?

  • Yes, there is no cost to view the Parade, which starts at 8pm, on Saturday, August 12th, at the Capitol, marching down Congress and across 4th/Bettie Naylor.

What time is the parade?

  • 8PM
Are outside food or drinks allowed at Festival, Festival VIQ?
  • No, outside food or drinks are allowed.

Are pets allowed?

  • Pets are allowed, but must be on a leash. Pet owners are responsible for pet waste.
NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES. Event will be held rain or shine.
Entrance to the Festival grounds is at your own risk. APF reserves the right to refuse admission or eject any person whose conduct is deemed illegal, disorderly or offensive by management. Persons entering the Festival grounds hereby consent to having their image and/or likeness, writings, biographical information or recordings of their voice captured or reproduced in any medium, forever and throughout the world, for editorial, educational, promotional, publicity, advertising or any other purpose by APF or its affiliates, respective licensees and assigns, partners or the media


August 12, 2023
August 13, 2023
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Fiesta Gardens
2101 Jesse Segovia St
Austin, TX United States
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