Complete Guide to Phoenix Pride Festival 2023: Top 5 Highlights



Phoenix Pride’s annual parade and festival will take place on October 21-22 at Steele Indian School Park in Phoenix, Arizona. The event will feature several entertainment stages, food vendors, and community activities; the grand marshals are representatives from organizations that serve the Greater Phoenix LGBTQ+ community. Entertainers include Latin pop star Paulina Rubio and Grammy Award-winning R&B artist Ashanti, with ticket prices ranging from $34 to $161, and VIP options available.

Phoenix Pride: Celebrate Love and Unite Against Hate

Phoenix Pride is inviting everyone to celebrate love and unite against hate with its annual parade and two-day festival in central Phoenix on October 21-22.

The Grand Marshals this year are drawn from organizations serving the Greater Phoenix LGBTQ+ community, including AZTYPO, Phoenix Fast-Track Cities, and Positively You!

The 2023 Phoenix Pride Festival will be held at Steele Indian School Park from noon until 9 p.m. on both days.

Phoenix Pride Parade

The Pride parade is scheduled for Sunday at 10 a.m., beginning at Thomas Road and 3rd Street in downtown Phoenix, and travels northbound up 3rd Street to Indian School Road. The festival anticipates more than 10,000 attendees.

Phoenix Pride Festival

The festival features seven entertainment stages throughout Steele Indian School Park, local food vendors, community exhibitors, a wellness pavilion, a kids’ space, and more.


The festival presents a wide array of entertainment, including headliners Latin superstar Paulina Rubio and Grammy Award winner Ashanti. Performances will take place on the Circle K Main Stage and the Fiesta Caliente Latin stage, produced by Club Papi!


Multiple ticket types are available for purchase, including 2-Day GA, 1-Day GA, and VIP tickets. The VIP Experience includes complimentary drinks, food buffet, and exclusive entertainment access. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.

Additional Info

Credit cards are accepted for admissions and beverage sales, and ATMs are available throughout the park. Accessibility shuttles operate from the park parking lots. Prohibited items include weapons, chemicals, poisons, hazardous materials, alcoholic beverages, glass bottles, food and drink (with exceptions), and more. For full details, visit the Phoenix Pride website.

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