Your guide to Nashville Pride

There's a lot to be proud of in Nashville. | Photo by @bria_stone

Nashville Pride is back and prouder than ever. From June 25-26, the 615 will be rocking rainbows and celebrating the LGBTQ+ community at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. We’ve got the rundown on everything you need to know about this weekend’s festival.

🚗 Let’s talk transit

Road closures are in effect now through Monday — primarily affecting 6th and 7th Avenue North from Jefferson to Harrison Streets. The parade (Sat., June 25) will close portions of Broadway from 12 Avenue South to 8 Avenue South and 8 Avenue South to 2nd Avenue South. 

🎉 Partake in the parade

  • The parade will start at 10 a.m. on Sat., June 25.
  • It will run on Broadway between 8th Avenue and 2nd Avenue
  • Parade grand marshals include TJ Osborne, Leslie Jordan, Greg Cason, and Alberta Hardison.
  • The event is free to attend and paid parking can be found via this map.

🎨 Get the full experience

For the kiddos:
The kids and family area on Sat., June 25 (12-4 p.m.) + Sun., June 26 (12-4 p.m.) will offer face painting, Drag Bingo, a recycling craft, and musical petting zoo. The youth area (available throughout the weekend) boasts outdoor games like Jenga, cornhole, and Uno, plus a manicure station, face painting, and Pride button making.

For the creatives:
Take part in an interactive installation with artist Andee Rudloff. You can snap photos at this colorful display or join in on painting.

For the music lovers:
Both days will feature as many as 100+ performances across three stages, including appearances by the newly crowned Mr. and Miss Nashville Pride 2022 and special drag shows. Some notable performers include WALK THE MOON, Tanya Tucker, and Michaela Jaé.