St Pete Pride, returning for its glamorous 17th year, is seeking submissions from performing artists of all disciplines to perform at its 2019 festival. Whether you’re a DJ, band, solo artist, drag queen/king, dancer, comedian, community group or theatrical troupe, we want to hear from you!
Pride Weekend in Tampa Bay is the largest Pride celebration in Florida, and one of the largest events in Tampa Bay. It takes places in St. Petersburg, Florida with multiple stages of performers, Florida’s only night-time Pride Parade, and tons of events at venues throughout the area. The three day event typically see over 250,000 people celebrating and supporting the lives and stories of Tampa Bay’s LGBTQ+ communities.
Performers participating in St Pete Pride have the opportunity to be included in the Office Pride Guide, the St Pete Pride website and social media, and potential coverage through our print, radio & TV partners.
• Submissions will only be accepted online. Mailed or hand delivered submissions will not be accepted. The online application can be found below
• Artists are strongly encouraged to apply prior to March 31, 2019.
Pride Weekend is produced by St Pete Pride, a non-profit organization. The majority of events, including the Street Festival and Pride Parade, are FREE, and are supported and made possible by a large base of volunteers, public lenders, sponsors and St Pete Pride’s fundraising initiatives. Pride Weekend 2019 runs from June 21 – 23, 2019.
The first St Pete Pride took pace in 2003 and has since become a rite of passage for those within the LGBTQ+ community. Those who have attended can affirm: these 3 days in St Pete in June is the best getaway to the best summer of your life.