JOMO PrideFest is Joplin's premier LGBTQ Community festival, put on by JOMO Pride Inc, the area's leading LGBTQ advocacy and resource group.
JOMO PrideFest is packed full of activities sure to make everyone in the family happy!
We're excited to announce our guest speaker this year is none other than Sara Cunningham; author and co-founder of the national organization Free Mom Hugs!
Our honorary Grand Marshall this year is Miss Gay America, Pattaya Hart, coming all the way from New York City!
DAY 1 AUGUST 28TH
7am - 10am - Vendor Setup
10:30am - DEADLINE TO CLEAR VEHICLES
10:30am - Vendor Alley Opens
11am - Opening Ceremony - National Anthem - Speaker - Sara Cunningham
11:20am - JOMO Pride March
12pm - 1:15pm - Mainstage Drag Show
1:15pm - 1:45pm - Music on Mainstage
1:45pm - 2:15pm - Drag Storytime with Suzan Bee Anthony - Kakes
2:15pm - 2:45pm - Magic & Comedy Pride Show with Joe Johnson
2:45pm - 3pm - ANNOUNCEMENTS
3pm - 4:15pm - Mainstage Drag Show
4:15pm- 4:45pm - Midwest Regional Ballet @ Mainstage
4:45pm - 5:15pm - Dream Theatre @ Mainstage
5:15pm - 6:15pm - Mainstage Drag Show
6:15pm - 7pm - Thank Sponsors/Announcements/Raffle Drawings/Pride Costume Contest
7pm - 8:30pm - Bill & Monica's Excellent Adventure
(STREET CLEAR BY 10PM)
9pm - 11pm - Drag on the Patio @ Whisky Dick's 21+
9pm - close - Live music @ Blackthorn
11pm - close - Glow Dance Party on the Patio @ Whisky Dicks hosted by DJ BEEFCAKE
DAY 2 - August 29th
11a -12:30pm - Drag Brunch hosted by Miss Gay America with special guest Miss Gay Missouri America @ Blackthorn!
9am - Vendor Setup Begins
1pm - 6pm - Pride In the Park (Landreth)
1pm - 1:15pm - Intro Music
1:15pm - 1:30pm - Intro & Announcements
1:30pm - 2:45pm - Leah Hope Music
2:45pm - 3pm - Raffle Drawings
3pm - 3:30pm - Drag in the Park
3:30pm - 3:45pm - Pride Pet Costume Contest
3:45pm - 4pm - Pride Costume Contest
4pm - 5:15pm - Skye Pollard Music
5:15pm - 6pm - Outro Dance Party in the Park
6:30pm - 8pm - Meet & Greet Signing event with Sara Cunningham (Joplin Avenue Coffee Company)
9pm - 11pm - Finale Drag Show (Blackthorn)
11pm - close - Dance party (Blackthorn)