Pride Month Event Registration

LGBTQ+ Pride Month is in June. It not only features key iconic events such as the St Pete Pride Parade and Party, the Pride Festival but also invites artists, community groups, arts organizations, and independent and commercial producers to register their event to part of Pride Month.

The amount of publicity St Pete Pride creates is massive, reaching across the state and beyond, drawing in new audiences and engaging the wider communities. Being involved in St Pete Pride is being art of something amazing – a month of fun, celebration and festival buzz!

All events registered will be featured in the online program on the St Pete Pride website, included in the Pride Month Calendar within the St Pete Pride Guide, and individually posted on St Pete Pride’s social media. 

How to register:

Expressions of Interest are now open for your event to be considered for inclusion in the 2018 LGBTQ+ Pride Month Calendar. Categories are:

  • Performing Arts
  • Visual Arts & Design
  • Community Events
  • Sports & Outdoor events
You may apply to be registered as either a Pride Event or a Premier Pride Event:

Pride Event

As a Pride Event, you will receive:

  • An event listing (100 words) under your preferred category on the St Pete Pride website that will contain an event description, image and a link to your chosen ticketing outlet. 
  • On the day before, and on the day of your event, you will be listed on the front page of the “What’s on Today” section of the Pride website. 
  • Approved use of the St Pete Pride logo for use on your event marketing material.

Premier Pride Event

As a Premier Pride Event, you will receive:

  • 1/6 page in the official printed St Pete Pride Guide (max. 60 words and a 58mm x 39mm photo).
  • Included in a least one e-mail blast.
  • An event listing (100 words) under your preferred category on the St Pete Pride website that will contain an event description, image and a link to your dedicated event page on the St Pete Pride website.
  • One promoted Facebook post
  • On the day before, and on the day of your event, you will be listed on the front page of the “What’s on Today” section of the Pride website. 
  • Approved use of the St Pete Pride logo for use on your event marketing material.

How much will it cost?

  • Pride Event: $100
  • Premier Pride Event: $500

Ticketing

We will be able to include your event on our ticketing page.

How to Apply

St Pete Pride will assess each application against the following selection criteria to determine how the event will add to the 2018 season:

  • Whether you have members of the LGBTQ+ communities participating in key roles. 
  • Is your event themed or relevant to the St Pete Pride Celebration? 
  • The potential to contribute to the celebrations that surround the St Pete Pride Celebration. 
Assessments of application and decisions are made primarily on the basis of the information supplied by you in your application and accompanying support material. Please note not all application will be accepted. 

How will you be notified

Typically, a response will be within 5 business days of the date the application is received. However, all applicants will be contacted on or before April 14, 2018 advising of the outcome of their application. 

Payment for all applications must be made by April 21, 2018.

Successful Premier Pride Events will need to provide copy and photo for the guide by April 21, 2018 to be included in the printed guide.

Questions or Help?

If you would like to discuss your event, we’re happy to talk through things with your prior to submitting an application. Please contact us directly at 727-342-0084. Please send any questions to info@stpetepride.com and one of the team members will get back to you as quickly as possible.






Details

  • Submissions must be made by April 14, 2018.
  • Events must fall within June.
  • Events should be diverse, fun and unique!