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Corporate Sponsorships

The interest and support by individuals, businesses, and socially responsible organizations make Mid-South Pride Festival and Parade possible. Learn about the benefits we offer in our Pride Sponsorsh

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Order VIP Passes

Some Pride goers make it an all day affair, so we offer VIP Pride Passes with extra perks and amenities to make the Pride experience even more fun and enjoyable for those that like that extra special

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Volunteer Opportunities

Planning and coordinating a large-scale event like Pride takes a team of talented and dedicated volunteers. We have volunteer opportunities for people at every skill level. Learn more about our teams

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Ten Years of Pride Parades

Pride was celebrated back as early as 1976 with a picnic in Overton Park that was covered by Gaiety newspaper. The first of several marches was organized beginning in 1980 by the Memphis Gay

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History & Colors of the Rainbow Flag

The first Rainbow Flag was designed in 1978 by Gilbert Baker, a San Francisco artist, who created the flag in response to a local activist’s call for the need of a community symbol. Baker designed a

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