FESTIVAL - Saturday, June 1 - TICKETS REQUIRED (on sale Friday, May 3)

PARADE - Sunday, June 2 - FREE TO ATTEND (for all)

PARKING ON-SITE AT FAIR PARK - $10/day (pre-pay parking here)

We have answered some of the basic questions about the Parade and the Festival below in the FAQ.

QUESTIONS ABOUT THE PARADE

  1. What day is the Parade?
    Sunday, June 2, 2019. Parade steps off at 2:00 pm.
    Fair Park and Parking Lots open at 9:00 am.
  2. Are pets allowed on the parade route?
    Yes, but all pets must be on a leash. Please be aware that some areas along the parade route can become very crowded and cumbersome for pets.
  3. Are coolers allowed on the parade route?
    No. Coolers are not allowed.
  4. Can I bring a pop-up tent?
    Yes, but in designated areas only. If you would like to set up a tent, you may put up your tent in the designated areas only. Consult your parade map or ask one of our great volunteers for guidance. Only pre-approved merchant tents will be allowed in other parade areas. Fair Park and the Parking Lots open at 9:00 am. You can begin setting up after park opens. Tent approved areas are indicated on our 2019 Fair Park map - find it here.
  5. Can I bring folding camping chairs?
    Yes. Adequate pedestrian pathways must be honored. You cannot block sidewalks.
  6. Can I bring a grill or BBQ to cook with along the parade route?
    No. This is a city code and will be enforced. Tickets may be issued.
  7. What time does the Parade start?
    2:00 pm.
  8. How long does the parade last?
    About 2 1/2 hours. View a map of Fair Park and the parade route here.
  9. Where do I park?
    Parking lots are offered by Fair Park. Parking is $10 per vehicle per day. Parking Lots open at 9:00 am. Dallas Pride is not responsible for any off-site parking. Buy $10 Pre-Paid Parking here
  10. How about DART transit?
    DART Transit GREEN Line services Fair Park. All DART transit will be running on a Sunday schedule, which is a reduced frequency. Plan your times in advance. Park opens at 9:00 am.
    PLEASE NOTE: DART will be suspending service thru downtown Dallas for repairs. Jumper buses will be provided. You will need to catch the jumper bus at a downtown stop for service to the next available station on the other side of downtown.
    Visit our Transportation / Parking page here for more information.
  11. Can I pass out flyers from my business or club to patrons along the parade route?
    No.
  12. Can I sell merchandise, food, or beverages along the parade route?
    No. This is a city code and required a permit.
  13. Can I fly my drone?
    Please leave your drones at home! Dallas Pride events are held under federally controlled Class B airspace and are in a no-fly zone. Violators can be arrested by police and fined up to $25,000 by the FAA.

 

FESTIVAL RULES

  1. No outside food or drink allowed.
  2. All bags will be screened upon entry or re-entry.
  3. We reserve the right to refuse entry to any person for any reason.
  4. No glass containers allowed.
  5. Children must be supervised at all times

FESTIVAL VENDOR SET-UP DETAILS

  1. Festival Vendor set-up begins at 12pm (Noon) on Friday, May 31. There is no earlier set-up time.
  2. Vendors will pick up their packets on Friday at vendor load-in and will also receive and e-mail prior to that day with further instructions.
  3. All vendors must be set-up by 6:00 pm on Friday, May 31.

QUESTIONS ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

  1. What day is the Festival?
    Saturday, June 1, 2019.
  2. Where is the Festival?
    In the Centennial Building, Automobile Building and the Esplanade at Fair Park. View a map of Fair Park and Festival area here.
  3. What is the times of the Festival?
    11:00 am – 10:00 pm. Park opens at 9:00 am.
  4. What is the times for Teen Pride and Family Pride Zone?
    11:00 am - 8:00 pm
  5. Can I bring the kids?
    Yes, kids are welcome and there is a Family PRIDE Zone inside the Festival designed just for kids. Children must be supervised at all times. Changing stations are available.
  6. Is there a Teen area?
    Yes, Teens are welcome and there is a TEEN PRIDE area inside the Festival designed just for teens 13-19.
  7. How much does it cost?
    $10 - Adults 18+ / $5 - Teens 13-17 / Free - Children 12 and under
    Purchase advance tickets here.
  8. When does the entertainment start?
    11:00 am on the Community Stage and Noon (12:00 pm) on the Main Stage
  9. What time does the Festival end?
    10:00 pm
  10. Are animals allowed at the Festival?
    Yes, but all pets must be on a leash. Please be aware that some areas of the festival can become very crowded and cumbersome for pets.
  11. Are coolers allowed inside the festival?
    No. Food and beverage will be available for purchase inside the festival.
  12. Will people be allowed to carry firearms at the festival?
    No. The Music Festival at Fair Park on Saturday (tomorrow) will be enclosed with 30.06 (no concealed carry) and 30.07 (no open carry) postings.  All entrances will have security checkpoints and we have a healthy number of uniformed police officers for the event.
  13. Are backpacks or other bags allowed inside the festival?
    Backpack and entry policy coming soon.
  14. Where do I park?
    Parking lots are offered by Fair Park. Parking is $10 per vehicle per day. Parking Lots open at 9:00 am.  Dallas Pride is not responsible for any off-site parking. Buy $10 Pre-Paid Parking here
  15. Where do I get an Uber, Lyft or Taxi?
    The drop-0ff and pick-up location for all car services, app-based shared rides and taxi-cabs will be designated on the Festival and Parade maps. Drop off areas can be found on our Fair Park map - find it here.
  16. How about DART transit?
    DART Transit GREEN Line services Fair Park. All DART transit will be running on a Saturday schedule, which is a less frequency than weekdays. Park opens at 9:00 am. Plan your times in advance.
    PLEASE NOTE: DART will be suspending service thru downtown Dallas for repairs. Jumper buses will be provided. You will need to catch the jumper bus at a downtown stop for service to the next available station on the other side of downtown.
    Visit our Transportation / Parking / Map page here for more information
    .

 

TOP