Fort Wayne Pride will celebrate the LGBTQ community with Pride 2021, July 23 and 24 at Headwaters Park. Admission is $5 per person; ages 5 and under are admitted free. Children are not permitted at the festival after 8 p.m.
The festival includes live entertainment, a vendor market, a nonprofit resource fair, food, a beer tent, workshops, tournaments and trivia and KidSpace.
There will be no Pride March in 2021, but organizers said they are looking forward to that march as part of the 2022 celebration. Visit fwpride.org for details.
The kickoff party, from 7 p.m.-midnight July 23, includes music from local bands as well as a dance party for the last hour. There will be a beer tent and food as well as some of the vendors will be set up.
Saturday hours are noon-midnight, with a vendor market, nonprofit resource fair, beer tent, food vendors, workshops, corn hole tournament, KidSpace and live entertainment.
The vendor market from noon-7 p.m. includes nearly 125 retail businesses and a nonprofit resource fair, as well as the Pride Food Plaza which is open throughout the festival.