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Stay up-to-date with the latest news and YS Pride information. Learn more about Yellow Springs Pride and the annual LGBTQ+ family-friendly celebration.

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Festival
Schedule

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WELCOME TO THE FESTIVAL +

The 2024 YS Pride Festival will take place in Yellow Springs, Ohio - Saturday, June 29th, 2024 from 11am - 5pm on the block of Mills Lawn Elementary School.


FESTIVAL SCHEDULE
11:00AM

VENDOR PARK OPENS
OB&E Takes the Stage
YS Pride Parade & The PURPLE March

12:00PM
The Cinci Brass LIVE at Mills Park Hotel

Directly across from festival.

1:00PM
OFFICIAL WELCOME
The Spirit of Pride Remarks
Contest Winners Announced

2:00PM
YS PRIDE HIP-HOP REVIEW Feat:
DC King & VIPeach

 

2:30PM - 3:30PM
DRAG & DRAMA SPECTACULAR Feat: 
Magnus Lovesong • Atlas Stone • LaNora Takie • National Holiday • Octavius Rashad •
Puck Erup • Scarlett Moon • Vodka Anne Cox •
& Jareje Rashad

4:00PM - 4:45PM
Dj Industrial Badger Performs feat.
Kilyo and Kelo

4:45PM - 5:00PM
Thank you for coming. See you in 2025!
Festival ends. 

 

* 7:30PM
THE BIRDCAGE (1996) — R
Little Art Theatre

Advance tickets available.

 

10:00pm - 1:00am

YS Pride Beach After Party feat. Scarlett Moon & Friends 18+ | Free admission
Peach's Grill

 

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MEET THE
ENTERTAINERS +

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YS Pride Parade+

The most colorful parade of the year is back & bigger than ever! This year, YS Pride introduces The PURPLE March to the annual YS Pride Parade. From decorated floats and vehicles, to those who will march in their best purple & pride attire, the 2024 YS Pride Parade & The PURPLE March are set to electrify the village with winners being announced of The Spirit Award for best decorated vehicle, and the Best-in-March for the most spirited walker.  The theme this year is PURPLE. Decorate/dress accordingly. 

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LINE UP
All participants of the Parade & The PURPLE MARCH are to line up at 10am in the rear parking lot of Mills Lawn Elementary School. Vehicles must enter from West Limestone (Dayton Street) and turn left into the Mills Lawn Parking lot. A volunteer will direct you upon entry. When the parade is over, floats and decorated vehicles are permitted to re-enter and park in the parking lot. 
 

Those joining The PURPLE WALK are not permitted to park in the parking lot, and should find parking around the event area and walk to the line-up. 

THE PARADE CONTESTS
While lining up, Ms. Demure and Associates will survey all of the floats and vehicles to name the winner of the 2024 YS Pride Spirit Award, sponsored by Little Art Theatre, for the best decorated float or vehicle. "Best-in-March" will also be judged and the winner will be named for the. most purple & pride themed outfit. More contest info...

Winners will be announced on the YS Pride Stage at 1pm.

PARADE RULES

  • Passengers are not permitted to exit vehicles once parade begins.

  • Items (including candy, merch, etc...) is not permitted to be thrown from the parade. 

  • All participants (mobile/marching) will refrain from wearing adult themed, or derogatory/slur/profanity verbiage on their clothing/person or will not be permitted to participate. 

  • The Annual YS Pride Festival is a family-friendly celebration. No profanity is permitted to be shouted or amplified from any vehicle or individual participating in the parade. 

  • All participants must remain in the parade for the duration of the route. Entering or exiting mid-route is not permitted.

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Little Art Theatre is sponsor of the 2024 YS Spirit Award, and host of the 2024 LGBTQ+ June Movie Series. 

Look who is coming to YS Pride!

ACLU of Ohio

Adore Boutique

Amalltheo's Artwork

Antioch College

Arcane Moon Studio

Art by Jamie & Ashley

Asexual Aromantic Alliance of Ohio

Beads n Buddies

Bitter Blossom Teapothecary

Blue's Mews Siamese Cat Rescue

Brick Books

CAMPAIGN

Crazy Good Customs

Cruise Planners

Dayton VA Medical Center

Digital Sky 3D

Enchanted Ears By Kennedy

Equality Ohio

Equitas Health

Felicity Flea

Femme Artisans

First Presbyterian Church

FTG FacePainting

Glamor and Glitz

Glasshouse Realty

GLITTERNGOLDVINTAGE

Greene County Democratic Party

Greene County Public Health

Handmade Like You

Harmony Creek Church

Have A Gay Day Inc

Imme and more

Inspirit Arts

Knots & Nonsense

Kozmic dyes

League of Women Voters of the Greater Dayton Area

LGBTQ Chaplain Services, LLC

M Layne Art

M.A.D Creations by Liz

Matrix Media Press, LLC

Miami Valley Harm Reduction Ohio

Mills Park Hotel

Miss Thangs

My Oopsie Daisy

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Natsukashii Dreaming

Pajaro Negro

Peace, love, and vintage

PetSmart

Pro-Choice Ohio

Project Warmth

Pure Ohio Wellness

Q+ Youth Center

QTG Mobile HOOKAH LOUNGE

Renewal by Andersen

Ro2kcollection

Rufftimes, LLC

Sugar Witch Magical Treats

Sunny Corner Dyes

TCN Behavioral Health Services, Inc.

Tender Loving Paws

The Trendy Tribe

The Wonder Strand

TimTam Enterprise LLC/DBA: BakedWright Gourmet Popcorn

Treehug Trading Co

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Yellow Springs

United Church Homes, Inc.The Trinity Community at Fairborn

Valkyrie Stitchworks

Wallflower Bakery (LLC)

Waybridge Counseling

Wolford Ventures

Wonderful Sunshine Studio

Wright State University LGBTQA Center

FOOD & BEVERAGE+
MEET THE VENDORS+
Meet the Vendors
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YS Pride
After Party+

Peach's Grill | Yellow Springs, Ohio
Saturday Night
Doors open @ 9:30pm+


Get ready for the after party of the year. We are getting BEACHY with Scarlett Moon & Friends as they help us close out our annual LGBTQ+ celebration.
Admission: Free
Ages: 21+ | ID Required

Get ready for Merch • Drinks • Raffles • Drag • & Good times!!!

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After Party
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Community
Partnerships

MEET OUR SPONSORS+
Sponsors

Yellow Springs Pride Inc. is grateful for all of 2024 YS Pride Festival sponsors & community partners.

Village of Yellow Springs
Yellow Springs Brewery
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Peachs Grill
Wolford Ventures
Mary Kay
Tyler Hicks and Glass House
Emporium Wines
Pure Ohio
Trinity Fairborn
Kari McGee
Layh & Associates
Bootleg Begals
YS Toy Company
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Three Ten Bed and Breakfast Logo
Dino's Cappuccinos
Darkstar Books & Comics
Wallace & Turner
WYSO Logo
Little Art Theatre Logo
Urban Handmade
Arise Cafe Sponsor
YS Schools
Yellow Springs Library Association
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Truitt Fitness
Sugar Witch
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