Milwaukee Pride sets dates for October festival

MILWAUKEE — PrideFest is formally returning to Milwaukee this yr.

What You Require To Know

  • Milwaukee Pride announced it is web hosting “PridetoberFest” from Oct. 8-9 at the Henry W. Maier Competition Park
  • PridetoberFest will be a scaled again model of the common June competition, that was canceled for the second yr in a row because of to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • The function will still use several levels to emphasize many entertainment, including musicians and demonstrates
  • Milwaukee Pride is doing the job on entertainment lineups, tickets and more particulars

Milwaukee Pleasure, Inc., the dad or mum business of PrideFest, announced Thursday that it is internet hosting “PridetoberFest” from Oct. 8-9 at the Henry W. Maier Festival Park.

Organizers mentioned PridetoberFest will be a scaled-back again version of the common June competition, that was canceled for the 2nd year in a row thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. PridetoberFest will employ a scaled-down footprint on the Henry W. Maier Competition Park in comparison to the previous PrideFest in 2019. 

The party will still use multiple levels to highlight numerous amusement, which includes musicians and exhibits. The competition will also attribute common local foods vans for visitors.

“We just could not wait until finally 2022 to see our LGBTQ+ household and allies all over again,” PrideFest Producer and Milwaukee Delight Vice President Luke Olson stated in a media release. “October is LGBTQ+ history thirty day period alongside with Nationwide Coming Out Working day. What greater instant to collect and reflect on the long journey that acquired us to this level – and of program, to rejoice!”

PrideFest organizers reported Friday’s hrs are established for 3 p.m. to midnight and Saturday’s hours will be noon to midnight. 

“For the past two pageant setting up seasons, our setting up processes were guided by science, direction from nearby governing administration, the health section, and of study course the requirements of our neighborhood,” mentioned Milwaukee Pleasure President Wes Shaver. “Now these exact same sources have provided new recommendations and pathways to appear out of the pandemic and it is time to listen and act appropriately. We are psyched to bridge the hole among recent summers and what we anticipate will be a completely open and back to typical 2022. It is time to provide corporations and communities again to everyday living!” he additional. 

Milwaukee Satisfaction is working on leisure lineups, tickets and far more information. Additional party information will be out there later on this thirty day period or in early August.