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Baltimore's 2019 Guide to PRIDE

How to navigate the 2019 PRIDE event
Posted: 12:14 PM, Jun 14, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-14 13:00:02-04
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BALTIMORE — Are you heading to PRIDE this weekend? Take a look at your one-stop shop for all PRIDE related information.

Below you can find schedules, performers, maps, traffic and parking information.

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Friday:

6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

  • The Short Kuts Show

This live short storytelling series provides uplifting stories of the LGBTQ+ community all for $10 at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum on 830 East Pratt Street. You can click here to purchase tickets!

7 p.m. - 11 p.m.

  • Twilight on the Terrace

The 13th annual Twilight on the Terrace is a fundraising event to benefit the PRIDE Center of Maryland. It helps support more than 40 community programs that reach the more than 800 sexual and gender minorities who use the center every month.
Tickets are $125 and attendees must be 21 years or older. Click here to purchase tickets.

Saturday:

11 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

  • Rainbow Lot

The official PRIDE tailgating lot is open to all for $25 for one space. If you have more than two people in your car, you must pay $5 for each additional person IN CASH.
Tickets are going FAST; to purchase remaining tickets, click here .

Noon- 9:45 p.m.

  • Bars Open

Charles & 22ndCharles & 21st
Charles & 20th

12:30 p.m.

  • High Heel Race

Begins at 25th and North Charles Street.
1 p.m.

  • Pride Parade

From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., begins at North Charles and 33rd Street, passes Wyman Park and at N. Charles & 23rd Street.
Viewing Stage: North Charles Street and 24th Street in the Brown Rice Parking Lot!

  • Pet Parade

For the first time, a Pet Parade will be held between 24th and 25th and North Charles Street.
1:30 p.m.

  • Pre-Pride Extravaganza

Located at the DJ Dancew Stage at 22nd and North Charles Street
2:30 p.m.

  • Special Guest Announcement

4 p.m. - late night

  • Block Party (performance line up below)

8 p.m. - 2 a.m.

  • Attic At Flavor presents SHERO, Baltimore PRIDE Official Women's After Party.

Dress Code: Come As You Are, $10 cover all night.

DJ Dance Stage Lineup:

4 p.m.

  • Host Jay Will

4:05 p.m.

  • The PRIDE Center of Maryland Announcements

4:20 p.m.

  • Queen of Pride - Miss Bambi Galore

4:40 p.m.

  • DJ set - DJ Cuzin B

5:05 p.m.

  • Boomscat

6 p.m.

  • King of Pride

6:20 p.m.

  • Septimus the Great

6:55 p.m.

  • YaeDee

7:10 p.m.

  • Club and House Dance POarty

8:15 p.m.

  • Kandie

9:05 p.m.

  • Dej Loaf

Sunday:

Noon - 5:30 p.m.

  • Family Pride

Noon - 5:45 p.m.

  • Lady Lisa Drag Stage

Noon - 6 p.m.

  • Elder Pride

2 p.m. or 5 p.m.

  • Love Sex and Marriage at Motor House Theater

Tickets are between $30 and $50 and can be purchased here ! Doors open one hour before showtime.

MAIN STAGE LINEUP

11:30 a.m.

  • Prayer & PRIDE Center of Maryland Announcements

Noon

  • Host - BamBam

12:05 p.m.

  • Taina Asili

12:40 p.m.

  • Ms. Kelli

1 p.m.

  • Be Steadwell

1:35 p.m.

  • Tom Goss

2:10 p.m.

  • Brody Ray

2:45 p.m.

  • DJ Set - DJ Mazi

3:40 p.m.

  • Jennifair

4:30 p.m.

  • Inaguaral Pride Ball

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Road Closures

Saturday - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (or until clear) closed to through traffic

  • Art Museum Drive from Wyman Park Drive to North Charles Street
  • North Charles Street from 33rd Street to 31st Street

Parade Route runs along Charles Street, between 31st Street and 23rd Streets will close to through traffic at 12:45 p.m.

Saturday - 5 a.m. to Sunday, 1 a.m.

  • N. Charles Street between North Avenue and 23rd Street
  • 20th Street between Maryland Avenue and St. Paul Street
  • 21st Street between Maryland Avenue and St. Paul Street
  • 22nd Street between Maryland Avenue and St. Paul Street

Highway Lane Closures:

Friday - 7 p.m. to Sunday 7 a.m.

  • Temporary lane closures will be implemented along westbound Key Highway between Covington Street and Battery Avenue. During this time, a two-lane traffic pattern will allow drivers to go eastbound Key Highway with one lane of through traffic in each direction

Parking will be restricted along the parade route and motorists should expect temporary traffic stops. If possible, attendees should walk or use public transit.

Street parking may be available on streets that run parallel to Charles Street.

If you choose to park on the north end of the parade, the South Garage on Homewood's campus is at 3101 Wyman Park Drive.

If you choose to park on the south end of the parade, Penn Station Garage will be an option.