Dallas Pride announces the Headliners and Main Stage entertainment for the Miller Lite Music Festival at Fair Park. The festival will be on Saturday, June 1 at Fair Park.
The line-up includes these exciting entertainers. Estelle, a Grammy award-winner known for her eclectic mix of various musical genres including R&B, soul, reggae, grime, hip hop and dance. Ada Vox, presented by Walmart, is a San Antonio based drag queen who sang her heart out on ABC’s “American Idol”. IDT Band is Dallas’ hottest party band that features Michael Duane (1st runner-up, 2018 Voice of Pride) and Alvaro Ramalho (Winner, 2016 Voice of Pride). The Hip Van Winkles is best described as “anachronism” offering a musical experience that has been lost in the digital age. The Roommates are a Dallas-based, all-female, indie rock band.
More band bios, schedules and festival info can be found on our Festival Entertainment page here.
Mack Campbell (aka Marsha Dimes) and Jeff Roose (aka Jenni P)
We are always honored to have 2 distinguished Grand Marshals each year and from your online votes, Dallas Pride is pleased to announce Mack Campbell (aka Marsha Dimes) and Jeff Roose (aka Jenni P) as the honorees for our 2019 Grand Marshals.
Mack and Jeff will the be featured in The Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade on Sunday, June 2 at Fair Park. The parade begins at 2:00 pm and will encircle the thoroughfares surrounding the Cotton Bowl coliseum. Complete parade information can be found on our Parade Info page.
The Miller Lite Music Festival at Fair Park has two big entertainment stages. The Main Stage is for our headliner entertainment and the Community Stage features some of our best local entertainment. If you are interested in auditioning (more…)
Dallas Pride is excited to announce this year’s nominees for Grand Marshals. Six well-deserving candidates were selected from the public input on nominees. The top two receiving the most online votes will be honored as 2019 Dallas Pride Grand Marshals. You can view the candidate’s bios and cast your vote now thru 5:00 pm on Friday, April 19. (more…)
Dallas Pride announces the theme for 2019: “Stonewall STRONG, Dallas PROUD”
The theme was selected to recognize and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall riots in New York City. Many Pride celebrations around the country are also adopting themes to honor the occasion.
As a reminder, the 2019 Dallas Pride weekend has moved to the first weekend in June and will be held in Fair Park. (more…)
Each year, Dallas Pride announces a call for beneficiary applications encouraging eligible organizations to apply. Up to 5 local beneficiaries may be selected to receive proceeds. Simply meeting criteria for eligibility, however, does not guarantee that an organization will be selected. Applicants are evaluated through a structured selection process.
Eligibility is limited to community based organizations with documented non-profit [501(c)] status utilizing the majority of its funds for direct programs, services, or activities (more…)
Dallas Pride is growing and will become a world-class LGBTQ Pride celebration by 2020! We are making some exciting changes for 2019 as stepping stones to that goal. Many thanks to the community members who attended and spoke at last month’s public forum. We heard you, we took notes, and we are hopeful that our plans for 2019 and 2020 will make you proud.
Dallas Pride events to be held in June
Dallas Pride will be held on the first weekend of June in 2019. While we will never forget and will always be grateful to Judge Jerry L. Buchmeyer who was the first federal judge to rule the Texas sodomy law unconstitutional in September 1983, (more…)
Friends, Pride committee members and those whose life was impacted by retiring Executive Director Michael Doughman, gathered to roast him and bid him farewell. Michael served for 18 years on the Dallas Tavern Guild and Dallas Pride committee. He has made a truly lasting impact on the Dallas LGBTQ community as well as the North Texas area. (more…)