2023 PRIDE PARADE
2023 10th Annual Columbus Georgia LGBTQ+ Pride Festival
PRIDE MARCH/PARADE SIGN UP
This is our 10th Anniversary of the Columbus Ga LGBTQ+ Pride Festival and this year we are expecting this event to be the biggest we have ever seen in Columbus Georgia’s history. Part of the event every year is our Parade. Now for the past nine years only 1 group has even attempted to do a Float. This year we want you to take the intiative and help us ensure this years Pride Festival and Parade are the largest ever recorded in our cities history. The event will take place on Saturday, June 3rd at 4p located at Broadway in Uptown Columbus.
We are asking HIGH SCHOOL GSA’s, Colleges, Universities, Police Officers, Teachers, Faith Centers, Car Dealerships, Small Businesses, Large Businesses, Men, Women, Children, Straight citizens, LGBTQ+ Citizens…..EVERYONE BASICALLY to help us make our 10th Anniversary the best ever in recorded history. PLEASE SIGN UP TODAY!
Please fill out the information below and we will contact you and send you all the details you need. This event is SAFE and WE ARE ESCORTED BY COLUMUS POLICE OFFICERS.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR PARADE:
ALL FLOATS, CONVOYS, CARS, TRUCKS AND PEOPLE are to be on the First Avenue/10th side of the street. There we will put everyone into order. The Parade will start with our Marchers and Indivuduals who are walking the parade. Next we will have all vehicles line up (NON FLOAT) and finally we will have all our floats line up.
Each group will head to the 9th and Broadway side when our escort from CPD arrives. Our Parade will go Start at 9th and Broadway and proceed all the way down Broadway until we reach 13th Street. From there we will turn around and head all the way back to 9th. We may do 2 cyles but that depends on the weather and the crowd.
Your floats, banners, signage and yourselves may not contain vulgarity of any kind, no lude acts, no sexual gestures or images, no hateful messages of any kind. If you are found to have any of these items or you/your party act out in a manner that is disrespectful and disgraceful to our community you will be ejected from the parade.
Remember our THEME: TOGETHER WE RISE or WE RISE TOGETHER. Please incorporate this into your designs, signage, floats and clothing.
Please fill out all your information is the form below if you or your organization would like to participate in the Parade. This parade is for ALL people who wish to join us in our March/Parade for EQUALITY for ALL. The COST IS ABSOLUTELY FREE so be sure to get your friends and co workers and join us in solidarity.
BELOW YOU WILL BE ASKED IF YOU UNDERSTAND, AGREE AND WILL COMPLY WITH THIS AGREEMENT:
I wish to take part in the 10th Annual Columbus Georgia LGBTQ+ Pride Parade. I understand that it is my responsibility to follow all rules, laws and regulations set forth by the city of Columbus Georgia, Colgay Pride and Uptown Columbus. I am responsible for the conduct of everyone in my group and undertstand that if anyone in my group fails to follow rules or creates an issue that is demonizing to the spirit of this event all members including myself will be ejected from the parade. I also further acknowledge that I am solely responsible for all members of my group and any vehicles used by our group. If any accident takes place that i verify that I myself am responsible for any damages created by me or my group including all vehicles, floats and signage. I release COLGAY PRIDE, UPTOWN COLUMBUS & THE CITY OF COLUMBUS from all liabilty should an accident occur during the Parade.
(IF YOU ANSWER ANYTHING BUT YES I WILL, YOUR ENTRY INTO THE PARADE WILL BE REJECTED)