Pride is cancelled. What now?
Our all-volunteer leadership team voted unanimously to cancel this event. We want to gather when our entire community can feel safe and welcome. We want to thank our community for all your engagement and support. We look forward to breaking bread together again.
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Individuals, Families, Friends
Companies & Organizations
On Saturday, September 25, we will kick off the Annual Blue Ridge Pride Festival with a special procession leading to Pack Square Park.
This walk is open to everyone: individuals, families, friends, neighborhoods, churches, activist groups, social clubs, companies, sports teams.
The majority of people and organizations in western North Carolina aspire to a community that is welcoming. This is a day for all who share a vision of inclusivity to make our aspirations seen and heard.
Join us as we walk to Pack Square and into the heart of the festival. Whether you are a business, a group, a congregation, community, family, or a pack of friends join us on this half-mile walk. Let the world know that in WNC, we share a simple ideal: Inclusion, Ya’ll!
How to Participate
One person per team should register to walk. Estimate your number of walkers while registering (you can update later).
Gather your team. Wear your organization’s tee shirts, uniforms, hats, buttons. Create your own posters. Need ideas? Our team is eager to help. (Procession@blueridgepride.org).
Bring a sign or banner with your logo or an aspirational message.
Show up at between 9:00 am and 9:30 am at the parking lot across from 23 Grove Street, Asheville