Six days of Orlando Pride events
This year, Come Out With Pride is bigger and better than ever
Published: October 2, 2013
Come Out With Pride Orlando This weeklong LGBT-leaning celebration packs in a film event featuring John Waters, comedy shows, a Church Street block party and finishes up with a massive parade and festival around Lake Eola. Various times Tuesday-Sunday; various locations; various prices, visit website for details; 321-800-3944; comeoutwithpride.com.
Pink Collar Comedy Show Starring Jeff Jones, Carol Lee, Addison Taylor and Ginger Minj. 8 p.m. Wednesday; Orlando Improv, 9101 International Drive, Suite 2310; $5; 407-480-5233; theimprovorlando.com.
Come Out With Pride Opening Ceremony Kick off the festivities with light bites, a meet and greet with Steve Grand, cocktails and more. 6:30 p.m. Thursday; The Cheyenne at Church Street, 128 W. Church St.; free-$35; 321-800-3944; comeoutwithpride.com.
Fright Night: Pride at HHN23 Organized visit to the theme park’s annual Halloween Horror Nights event, as part of the Come Out With Pride festivities. 7 p.m. Thursday; Universal Studios at Universal Orlando, 1000 Universal Studios Plaza; $39.99; 321-800-3944; comeoutwithpride.com.
Free Pride Friday With Alyssa Edwards Plus music by DJ Randy Bettis and DJ Joanie. 9 p.m. Friday; The Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; free; 407-425-7571; parliamenthouse.com.
Pride Church Street Block Party With Martha Wash, Amy and Freddie, DJ Bill Bennett and DJ Kirk. 8 p.m. Friday; Downtown Orlando, Church Street; free; 321-800-3944; comeoutwithpride.com.
Pride Weekend: Pink Ball With Latrice Royal Party in the club, plus music by DJ Infiniti. 10 p.m. Friday; Pulse, 1912 S. Orange Ave.; free-$10; 407-649-3888; pulseorlandoclub.com.
Amy and Freddie Live vocal and comedy act by the duo. 7-9 p.m. Friday, 10:30 a.m. Saturday; Hamburger Mary’s, 110 W. Church St.; free; 321-319-0600; hamburgermarys-orlando.com.
Be the Change 5K Community Run/Walk As part of Come Out With Pride, this 3.1-mile run/walk around the Lake Eola area supports the Orlando Youth Alliance. 7:30 a.m. Saturday; Lake Eola Park; $20-$25; bethechange5k.com.
Come Out With Pride Dinner & Fireworks Enjoy a romantic gourmet meal and a fireworks show. 7-9 p.m. Saturday; Promenade at Lake Eola, Central Avenue, across from the Waverly; $55-$175; 321-800-3944;comeoutwithpride.com.
Come Out With Pride Mansion Escape After the parade is all said and done, party in style at a local mansion – address will be disclosed once you buy tickets. 10 p.m. Saturday; location to be announced; $100; 321-800-3944; comeoutwithpride.com.
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