Gold Strike Casino

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Gold Strike Casino Resort and its parent company MGM Resorts International have a long-standing history of supporting and celebrating the LGBTQ+ community, while keeping diversity and inclusion as a top priority. In fact, the company was recently named as one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign for the 10th consecutive year. Back in 2004, MGM Resorts was one of the first companies in the gaming and hospitality industry to offer health benefits to same-sex couples. This year, MGM Resorts launches ‘Love Out Loud,’ a multi-year campaign which seeks to embolden people to be their true, authentic selves. Thank you Gold Strike team members for your participation today!

Festival T-Shirt- New!

Get a souvenir shirt and support your community!

Pride Aviator Sunglasses!- New!

Fun in the sun with your Pride Aviator Sunglasses

#MemphisStrong Face Masks

We only have a few left so get them while you can!

Mystery Pride Packs- Back!

Make your Pride at Home Extra Special

Mr & Miss Mid-South Pride Pageant Open!

Register for the 2023 Pride Pageant!

Parade Registration Open!

Register to be in the parade on June 4th, 2022

Vendor Registration Open!

Register for booth space for June 4th, 2022

Become a Friend with Benefits Open!

Take your pride experience to the next level!

Entertainment Application Open!

Apply to Perform at Memphis Pride Fest

Drag N Drive Application Open!

Apply to Perform in the Drag N Drive Drive Inn Event



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Friday Lineup

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7:00 PMWelcome to Pride FestJesse Claudio
7:02SpeakersMayor Jim Strickland & Mayor Lee Harris
7:05Friends for LifeJesse Claudio
7:10The Corner - Live Talk about PrEPEric Leue
7:44Pride Moments - Stories of Coming OutCommunity Members
7:45Friends of George'sCamille Collins, Bianca Bruschetta
8:25The PaigeJesse Claudio
7:50Snatch GameFriends of George's with Kym Clark, Kacky Walton, & Eric Leue
7:25Love Doesn't HurtJessee Claudio
7:30Love Doesn't Hurt - Live Q&A Phillis Lewis
8:30Real Talk with DwayneDwayne Murrel
8:55Pride Moment?