Pride on the River brings a parade of boats to Tampa
Pride on the River is Tampa’s inaugural late summer pride celebration that takes place along the Hillsborough River and ends with a family night of fun, activities and more presented by Winn Dixie.
This one-day event will celebrate the diversity, inclusiveness and love here in the city of Tampa. Get ready for boat parades, great drinks, and a fireworks show. Pride on the River is an official event of Tampa Pride, Inc. Tampa Pride, Inc. is a 501.c3 non-profit organization.
Tampa Pride’s mission is to host events year round, culminating in an annual pride event that celebrates members of the LGBTQ + community in and around Tampa.
Fireworks, parades and more during Pride on the River
Here’s everything going on during Pride on the River on September 18th:
1 p.m .: Drag Brunch hosted by Brianna Summers at Marriot Water Street’s Anchor & Brine
3 p.m .: Pride Boat Parade Begins at Garrison Channel
4 p.m .: Pride on the River Festival at Armature Works Pier. Free public / VIP tickets available
8:15 p.m .: Fireworks show. Visible from Tampa Heights
Celebrate the pride along the Hillsborough River
Pride Official Pride Brunch on the Drag River is hosted by Brianna Summers and will feature a star cast at Anchor & Brine. Seating will take place at 1 p.m. and end just as the Diversity Boat Parade kicks off at Garrison Channel, just outside the Tampa Marriott Water Street Hotel.
The parade of diversity boats culminates in River festival outside Armature Works for an afternoon of music, performance and family fun on the pier. This event is free to the public with a limited number of tickets available for the VIP area. Come and enjoy the festivities and end the evening with a magnificent fireworks display.
You can find all the details and buy tickets in advance online.
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