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Pride Celebration

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Friday, June 9, 2023 to Saturday, June 10, 2023 

Emporia, KS - Multiple venues, see schedule below

Join a colorful celebration of the LGBTQIA+ community, with live music, food, games and activities, parade, and drag show! This event is organized by Emporia Community Action and the Emporia High School's Gender and Sexuality Alliance. All are welcome!

Schedule of Events

Friday 5pm - 10:30pm
Live Music, Food, Games and Activities
Corner of 7th Ave & Commercial St., Emporia

The Kick-off to Emporia's Pride Celebration is happening in conjunction with Emporia's First Friday Art Walk. Stroll through downtown to check out the artists on display at local businesses and grab a bite at a food truck. Head to the stage at 7th & Commercial for live music.

Saturday at 6pm
Pride Parade
12th to 8th Avenue on Commercial St.

Come celebrate Pride in Emporia on Commercial Street! Parade begins at 6:00 pm. Parade hosted by Emporia Community Action.

Saturday at 8pm
Drag Show at Emporia Granada Theatre
807 Commercial St., Emporia

The 3rd annual Emporia Drag Celebration is presented by Kansas Free for Arts and  hosted by Rice & Beans. Drag is an art form used for LGBTQ expression and pride, but can be enjoyed by all people. 6:30, doors open and dancing. 8:00 pm Show starts. GET TICKETS


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June 9, 2023 - June 10, 2023

Emporia, KS

Pride Celebration