Ocala Pride Festival

An Annual Celebration

Ocala Pride Inc. hosts an annual LGBT pride festival.  It is the largest event of the year for OPI.  This year's Ocala Pride Fest will be held on Saturday, October 6th, 2018 from 11:00am to 7:00pm at Tuscawilla Park by The Reilly Art Center's outdoor stage.  Click on the picture to check out our Facebook event page, join the event, share it, and invite your friends!

Each year there are drag performances, live music from local bands and artists, food trucks, face painting, vendors to purchase the latest and greatest items from, a 50/50 raffle, corn hole and more.  In addition, OPI has a hospitality tent set up to register for your annual membership and buy refreshments.

As the premier event of OPI, it is a wonderful opportunity to have a spectacular time with everyone in the community.  Since it is our largest event, it also has our largest need for participants and volunteers.  Read on to see how you can get involved.


Do you own and/or operate a business/organization that you would like to promote?  Do you have wares you would like to sell or services you would like to provide?  Why not become a vendor at the Festival?  If you are interested in becoming a vendor at the 2018 Ocala Pride Festival, click on "Vendors" to learn more and to sign up.


How would you like to be on stage with an opportunity to perform in front of hundreds of people?  Volunteer your time as an entertainer and wow the audience!  All types of performance are welcome (drag, live music, stand-up comedy, theater, dance, etc.)  Don't be shy!  Be proud and show us what you got!  

If you are interested in performing at the 2018 Ocala Pride Festival, download and read the Entertainer's Agreement below, then click on "Pride Fest Entertainer Application" to put your name into consideration.


Our annual Ocala Pride Festival is a large event and volunteers are always welcome to lighten the load.  From manning OPI's refreshment stand, to assisting with set up and break down, to walking the venue selling raffle tickets, there is plenty of work for any interested in lending a hand.  If you are interested in volunteering to help at the 2018 Ocala Pride Festival, download and read the Volunteer Agreement and click on "Pride Fest Volunteer Application" to apply.

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