CC-2015-06-NWA Pride Parade--28-KR-Smaller

Northwest Arkansas Pride Parade

Date/Time

Saturday, June 29
5:00 pm

Location

Dickson Street

Cost

Free

The 20th Annual NWA Pride Parade will take place at 5:00 PM down Dickson Street, following the NWA Pride Festival.

Trans March

Date/Time

Friday, June 28
7:00pm

Location

Block Ave. from Dickson to the Square

Cost

Free

Trans March will take place down Block Avenue from Dickson Street to the Historic Fayetteville Square, with a rally immediately following and Trans Fest from 8:00pm - 10:00pm. Trans Fest is being expanded this year with a new outdoor stage on the south side of the square and more vendors.

Big Freedia

Northwest Arkansas Pride Festival

Date/Time

Saturday, June 29
11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location

Dickson Street

Cost

Free

The Northwest Arkansas Pride Festival will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The main stage is in the North lot (the parking lot behind Yeehawg, Halo, etc.) to accommodate for the Upper Ramble construction. Vendors will be in the North lot with the main stage, as well as on West Avenue and School Avenue.

Big Freedia will headline the 2024 NWA Pride Festival! The dynamic ambassador of New Orleans Bounce music is a renowned hip-hop artist, TV personality, and cultural influencer. Big Freedia will perform on Saturday, June 29th, from 3:30 to 4:30 on the Tyson Main Stage behind Bordino's during the 20th Anniversary NWA Pride Weekend. Additional schedules will be announced soon.

We are so grateful to our local talent partner Her Set Her Sound, and the Tyson Family Foundation, Experience Fayetteville, and the Downtown Fayetteville Coalition for their continued support in providing opportunities to showcase Queer talent during NWA Pride Weekend.

Youth Zone

Youth Zone

Date/Time

Saturday, June 29
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location

Fayetteville Town Center

Cost

Free

The Youth Zone will be at Fayetteville Town Center from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Glitterville

Date/Time

Saturday, June 29
9:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.

Location

George's Majestic Lounge

Cost

$20 - $600

Shine on Saturday night with Northwest Arkansas Pride's official party and most fabulous event, Glitterville! 

Produced at one of Arkansas' most legendary establishments, George's Majestic Lounge, Plasma of RuPaul's Drag Race Season 16, Kylie Sonique Love, the winner of the 6th season of Drag Race All Stars, our favorite Drag Race royalty, Maddy MorphosisAxel Andrews of Florida, and DJ Tyler Moore headline the official party of NWA Pride. Glitterville's local lineup features Arkansas entertainers Taylor Madison MonroeElla Rosa, and the reigning Miss Gay Arkansas, Vanessa Rayne.

This event is 21+. The Plasma and Kylie Sonique Love meet and greet is only available with premium ticket purchases and begins at 10:30 p.m. All advanced general admission ticket sales secure access until 11:00 p.m., when any general admission patrons in line will have capacity priority.


Glitterville is the official party of NWA Pride. The Tyson Family Foundation presents Northwest Arkansas Pride, and Glitterville is sponsored by Tito's Vodka and Eventures Party Rentals, and is produced by Northwest Arkansas Equality, Inc. Proceeds fund the production of Northwest Arkansas Pride Weekend.

Hi Tea Pool Party

Date/Time

Sunday, June 30
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Location

Mount Sequoyah Center

Cost

$25 - $40

We round our 20th Anniversary NWA Pride Weekend high atop Fayetteville for the official pool party, Hi Tea!

The party doesn't stop on Saturday! Join us Sunday atop Mount Sequoyah to revitalize your senses at Hi Tea, the mountain-top tea dance and official Northwest Arkansas Pride Weekend pool party! This year, for brunch, we will be joined by Fayetteville's favorite pop-up, Rabbit Hole! They will cook up fan favorites and new items to please everyone's taste buds. And don't forget the sick beats being spun by DJ hART thROB and DJ Tyler Moore!

All tickets include pool party admission and unlimited food and drinks. The Hi Tea brunch runs from Noon to 3:00 p.m., with light snacks and beverages from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.

This event is 21+. Advanced tickets close on Friday, June 28, 2024, but limited general admission entry will be available at the gate. Late gate passes will open at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 30th.


Hi Tea is the official pool party of NWA Pride. The Tyson Family Foundation presents Northwest Arkansas Pride and is produced by Northwest Arkansas Equality, Inc. Proceeds fund the production of Northwest Arkansas Pride Weekend.

Scroll to Top