Yakima Pride Festival & Parade

Saturday, June 8, 2024

State Fair Park

1301 South Fair Ave

Yakima, WA 98901

Valley Mall presents: 2024 Yakima Pride Festival & Parade

A community event proudly produced by Yakima Pride and its annual partners, sponsors, and advocates!

Join us on June 8, 2024, for the Yakima Pride Festival & Parade, a vibrant celebration of diversity, inclusion, and love! As the proud organizers, Yakima Pride, alongside our dedicated partners, sponsors, and advocates, invite you to immerse yourself in a day filled with joy, unity, and empowerment. Voted, Best Community Event by the Yakima Herald-Republic 2022 Readers' Choice Awards, we're thrilled to continue our tradition of creating unforgettable moments. From the exhilarating parade, where we proudly carry the colossal 130-foot PRIDE flag through Downtown Yakima.  to the lively festival brimming with entertainment, food, and community spirit, this is an event you won't want to miss. Let's come together, celebrate who we are, and make history once again!

With all our love and excitement,

Yakima Pride 


Festival Registration

Yakima Pride Festival & Pride After Party!

Saturday, June 8, 2024 | 12:00 PM - 6:00PM

The Yakima Pride Festival & Parade is back on June 8th, 2024!; taking place right after the Yakima Pride Parade (June 8, 2024 10:00 AM). The annual Yakima Pride Festival is a celebration of LGBTQ+ life, culture and community in the Yakima Valley and Central Washington.

Ready to dive into the heart of the action? Whether you're itching to steal the spotlight, tantalize taste buds, or spread some love through volunteering, there's a place for you at the 2024 Yakima Pride Festival & Parade!


State Fair Park, 1301 South Fair Ave., Yakima, WA 98901


State Fair Park - Free General Parking GATE 1


Free – All Ages.

Donations are appreciated to continue to support our community programming. 


The Yakima Pride Festival & Parade offers a variety of entertainment options for attendees. DJs, drag artists-performers, musicians, bands, singer-songwriters, dance-choreographers, comedians, guest speakers, and more are welcome to apply to perform at the festival. Performers are encouraged to showcase their talents and celebrate LGBTQ+ culture.


The Yakima Pride Festival & Parade invites exhibitors from GSAs, Local Nonprofits 501(c)(3) or Community Groups, and Small Business (Arts & Crafts, For Profit), National Nonprofits 501(c), Government, and Politicians are encouraged to showcase their commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equality in their displays.


The festival also welcomes food vendors who are encouraged to educate, teach their culture through food, and align with the festival's values of inclusivity and diversity while adhering to all food safety regulations and obtaining necessary permits. Through your unique and delicious offerings, your participation in the festival helps create a more diverse, love-filled, and affirming environment for our community.


The Yakima Pride Festival & Parade is made possible by our volunteers' hard work and dedication. Volunteers play a vital role in ensuring that the festival runs smoothly and that attendees have an enjoyable experience. Volunteers can assist with various tasks, including set-up, tear-down, ticketing, and information booths. Volunteers must be committed to promoting inclusivity and diversity and adhere to the festival's code of conduct.

This is an independent event and is not endorsed or sponsored by the State Fair Park or Central Washington State Fair.

Parade Registration

Yakima Pride Parade

Saturday, June 8, 2024 | KICK-OFF AT 10:00 AM!

March to the Beat of Inclusion 🌈

Be a part of the heartbeat of our community - the Pride Parade! Whether you strut with style, roll with flair, or ride in celebration, the stage is set for you. Join us in lifting the monumental Pride Flag high as we transform Yakima Ave into a vibrant rainbow pathway!


The Yakima Pride Parade welcomes walking contingents, motor vehicle contingents (vehicles under 25 feet without a trailer), and float contingents (vehicles over 25 feet or vehicles with a trailer). All contingents must align with the festival's values of diversity and inclusivity and must contribute to the overall well-being of the LGBTQ+ community. Participants are encouraged to showcase their creativity and celebrate LGBTQ+ culture in their presentations. All participants must adhere to the parade rules and regulations.


Open rain or shine, please be advised that severe conditions may delay or cancel performances.


Hotels & Transportation


Information coming soon.

Public Transportation

Information coming soon.

Event Parking

Free at State Fair Park parking lot.


No large bags/backpacks, all bags will be inspected prior to entry.

No coolers or outside alcohol (clear, sealed plastic water bottles are allowed).

No weapons, pepper spray, or firearms.


Pick Pockets target large gatherings

Don’t place phone / wallet in REAR pocket / loose clothing

Don’t use shoulder bags / back packs that hang behind you in close quarters

DO use a front facing fanny pack or cross body / sling bag

DO use a zippered front pocket or deep front pocket

DO hand cover pocket areas in close quarters / crowded areas

Street Closure


More information coming soon.


More information coming soon.

Questions, Lost & Found, First Aid

Contact hello@yakimapride.org with questions.

During the Festival:  Info, First Aid, Lost & Found will be at the festival Information Center.

For lost and found after the festival please contact Yakima Pride at (509) 426-7799.