Knoxville LGBTQ Friendly Business Directory



KNOX PRIDE FESTIVAL Parade Oct 6, Festival Oct 7-8 2023. World's Fair Park Knoxville TN. Knox Pride Festival is an open (and free) celebration of music, celebration and speakers focused on promoting Equality and Inclusion of ALL people.  KnoxPride.com

YOUTH PRIDE FESTIVAL  May 6 2023 First Presbyterian Church Oak Ridge TN  Our mission is to have a place where LGBT youth can celebrate themselves in a safe and welcoming environment. We fully embrace pride, self-expression, and especially self-love. @YouthPrideFest Email 

SOKNO PRIDE FESTIVAL JUNE 10, 2023 Formerly South Side Pride 8 a.m.to Midnight Sevier Ave. Knoxville TN   SoKno Pride is the non-profit organization that produces the LGBTQIA+ event in South Knoxville’s Sevier Ave. community. soknopride.org

PUNK ROCK FLEA MARKET A bazaar of all the things punk. Note from the organizer "If you have a bad ass venue for us for 2023 or are interested in becoming a vendor, please send us a message!   @PRFMknoxville (Considered a Festival by many in the community.)


BLOUNT PRIDE FESTIVAL Sept 9 2023 Maryville TN.  The purpose of Blount Pride is to uplift and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community of Blount County. We will do this through public events that make our lives and our stories visible and through building connections across the diversity of our experiences.  @BlountPride


SWEETWATER PRIDE FESTIVAL June 24, 2023 Sweetwater Duck Park, Sweetwater TN  Sweetwater Pride's mission is to bring awareness to the LGBTQ+ community in Monroe County, TN. @SweetwaterPride


CHATTANOOGA PRIDE FESTIVAL October 7-8 2023 is the LGBTQ+ Pride Festival for the greater Chattanooga area. Managed by Tennessee Valley Pride. Our volunteer board works year-round to bring the LGBTQ+ community and our allies together for events, various causes, and to build networks of support which benefit all of us. ChattanoogaPride.com


UPPER CUMBERLAND PRIDE FESTIVAL June 3 2023 Dogwood Park Cookeville, TN  Upper Cumberland Pride is Tennessee's first and only pride focused on the LGBT community in a rural area. UCPride.org/festival


FRANKLIN PRIDE FESTIVAL   June 3 2023 The Park at Harlinsdale Farm, Franklin TN  PFLAG Franklin and TEP partner to stage a community event that seeks to Celebrate, Support, Engage and Unite the community on behalf of our LGBTQ family and neighbors and their allies. FranklinPrideTN.com/franklin-pride-links 


NASHVILLE PRIDE FESTIVAL June 24 & 25 Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park 600 James Robertson Parkway Nashville TN. Strengthening and celebrating the LGBTQIA community in Nashville since 1988.  NashvillePride.org


MEMPHIS PRIDE FESTIVAL June 3 2023  Robert Church Park Memphis, Tennessee.   Powered by Mid-South Pride. Memphis Pride the largest gathering for the LGBT+ community in the Mid-South  MidsouthPride.org


PULASKI TN PRIDE FESTIVAL  June 3 2023 Pulaski TN Hosted by @SoulWaves Sanctuary.  


DICKSON PRIDE FESTIVAL June 10, 2023 Holland Park, Dickson TN Dickson’s first-ever Pride Festival and Pride Pageant! Come hang out at this Family Friendly event for a day of shopping, eating, and good old-fashioned fun! @Dickson Pride Fest Event Page 


BORO PRIDE FESTIVAL Sept 9,  2023 Murfreesboro TN, Boro Pride is bringing a festival of equality and acceptance to Murfreesboro.  The event features performers, activities, and information booths for the whole family. TNEP.org/Boro_Pride


TRI PRIDE TN  FESTIVAL Sept 23, 2023 Tri Pride organizes a FREE annual event in the Tri-Cities, TN: the Tri Pride Parade & Festival. We are a registered non-profit, founded in October 2017. TriPrideTN.org

RAINBOW FESTIVAL  June 24, 2023 Johnson City, TN.  Founder's Park Pride TriCities The Pride Community & Education Center will be hosting a Rainbow Festival this year to celebrate pride month in Johnson City, TN. allevents.in/johnson%20city/rainbow-festival/200024556163828


HENDERSONVILLE PRIDE FESTIVAL June 10, 2023 Jackson Park, Hendersonville NC To celebrate the power of diversity, unite and educate the community through PRIDE events and other activities. HendersonvillePride.org

BLUE RIDGE PRIDE FESTIVAL  Sept 30, 2023 Pack Square Park, Asheville NC Blue Ridge Pride Center: To promote equality, safety, and quality of life for western North Carolina’s LGBTQ+ and allied communities, working as a united community through advocacy, celebration, education and service.  BlueridgePride.org


ATLANTA PRIDE FESTIVAL   Oct 14- 15 2023 Piedmont Park Atlanta GA. The Atlanta Pride Committee is Georgia's oldest non-profit agency serving the LGBTQ community and serves as an advocate of and resource to gender and sexually diverse communities in Atlanta and the Southeastern United States. AtlantaPride.org


KENTUCKIANA PRIDE PARADE AND FESTIVAL  June 17 2023  Big Four Lawn, Waterfront Park Louisville KY KentuckyPride Promoting social, economic, and health equity of Kentuckiana’s sexual and gender minorities, we advocate pride, celebrate achievements, and educate leaders.  kypride.com/

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