October is a month of celebration, and it’s not just about Halloween! In many cities across the world, October is a time to come together and celebrate love, diversity, and acceptance. If you’re looking for a way to show your support for the LGBTQ+ community and have a great time doing it, mark your calendars for three exciting events right here in North Little Rock! With the Pet Pride at Flyway Brewing, the Pride Parade starting at Dickey Stephens and ending at Argenta Plaza, and the Pride Fest at Argenta Plaza. Get ready for a month of fun, love, and unity!
Pet Pride Event: October 15, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. at Flyway Brewing
Start your Pride month festivities early with the Pet Pride event on October 15 at Flyway Brewing. This event is a perfect way to involve your furry friends in the celebration. Dress up your pets in their most colorful and fabulous costumes and join a pet runway show with prizes for best spirit and best costume. This event benefits the Humane Society of Pulaski County who will also have adoptable dogs at the event. The Pet Pride event is a great opportunity to connect with fellow animal lovers in your community while supporting a great cause.
Pride Parade: October 21 at 12 PM from Dickey-Stephens Stadium to Argenta Plaza
The highlight of Pride month in many cities is the Pride Parade, and ours is no exception! On October 21 at 12 PM, gather your friends, family, and allies to line the streets and be part of a vibrant and spirited celebration. The Pride Parade is a breathtaking display of unity and love, featuring colorful floats, lively music, and enthusiastic participants from all walks of life. The parade will start at Dickey-Stephens Stadium and end at Argenta Plaza. Make sure to arrive early to secure a prime viewing spot and be part of this powerful expression of love and acceptance.
Pride Fest: October 21 from 12 PM to 6 PM at Argenta Plaza
After the parade, the festivities continue with the Pride Fest, taking place on October 21 from 12 PM to 6 PM at the Argenta Plaza. The Pride Fest is a lively and inclusive outdoor event that offers something for everyone. Whether you’re a foodie, a music enthusiast, or simply looking to connect with others in your community, you’ll find plenty to enjoy at this festival. With food trucks, live performances, local vendors, and a welcoming atmosphere, the Pride Fest is the perfect place to unwind, socialize, and celebrate the progress made in the fight for LGBTQ+ rights.
To find out more about the Central Arkansas Pride festival as well as other events follow Central Arkansas Pride on Facebook.