2018 Festival

June 1, 2, 3 2018 | Berkley Riverfront Park
Theme: Live Laugh Love… Pride
Attendance: 33,000+

Kansas City PrideFest 2018
Live Laugh Love... Pride

Entertainment Headliners

Entertainment Schedule

Day Time Artist/Presenter Emcee
Gates open at 6 pm
and ends at 12 am
6:00 pm National Anthem
Dirty Dorothy
6:00 pm-11:15 pm
6:01-7:45 pm DJ Chad Slater
7:45-8:55 pm Material Girl
9:15-11:15 pm DJ Roland Belmares
Trans Awareness Day
Gates open at 12 pm
and ends at 12 am
12:00 pm National Anthem
Widow Von’du
12:00-5:00 pm
12:20-12:45 pm Tucker William
12:50-1:10 pm JAIE
1:15-1:20 pm Trans Awareness Day Committee
1:30-2:15 pm Radial Red
2:35-2:50 pm Jordan Haase
2:55-3:35 pm Royalty Court
3:40-3:50 pm Dove
4:00-4:30 pm Mid America Freedom Band
4:45-5:05 pm Sidekicks – Latinos
5:10-5:25 pm Buttwiser’s Bash
Flo and Melinda Ryder
5:00-11:20 pm
5:30-5:45 pm Black Pride
5:50-6:05 pm Kansas City Womens Chorus
6:20-6:50 pm Heartland Men’s Chorus
6:55-7:15 pm Presentations
7:25-7:40 pm KC Sunshine
7:45-8:00 pm Widow Von’Du
8:05-8:45 pm Daisy Buckët
8:50-9:05 pm Missie B’s
9:15-9:55 pm David Hernandez
10:00-10:40 pm Frenchie Davis
10:45-11:30 pm Billy Gilman
Gates open at 12 pm
and ends at 7 pm
FREE entry from 12 pm to 1 pm
12:00 pm National Anthem
Sasha Blake
12:00-4:00 pm
12:01-1:45 pm Sidekicks Talentshow
Andria Temptations
Jaharia Von Du
Micah Rotch
Monica Blowinsky
Nora Demented
Sasha Blake
Sapphire Reign
Veronica Vixen
Zackery Roberts
2:00-2:25 pm Hamburger Mary’s
2:30-2:45 pm Transfinity KC
2:55-3:10 pm SideKicks
3:30-4:30 pm Mad Libby Buddy and Buttweiser
4:00-7:00 pm
4:50-5:05 pm Nikita Wood-Rowe
5:15-5:45 pm Monique Heart
6:00-6:45 pm Thelma Houston
6:50 pm Volunteer Thank You

*Entertainment schedule is subject to change

Ongoing Activities on Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Carnival Rides and Games
Commerce Bank Kids Zone – Saturday and Sunday
Body Shop – FREE HIV testing & immunizations, PrEP/PEP information and STI screenings
LGBTQIA Youth Hang Out
Market Place
Food Fair – Featuring local cuisine
Animal Adoptions
Volley Ball Tournament – Saturday Afternoon
KC Gay Volley Ball – Sunday Afternoon
Renaissance Festival Characters roaming the park

Kansas City PrideFest 2018
Official Apparel

2018 Theme Logo
83 products with this design

Hero Logo
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Trans Awareness Day Logo
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Trans Logo
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Exhibitor and Food Vendor

We are no longer accepting applications for KC PrideFest 2018. Please send a message to pridefestkc@gmail.com if you would like to be notified when KC PrideFest 2019 information is available. Thanks!

About Kansas City PrideFest

Kansas City PrideFest is a mix of volunteers and Kansas City Diversity Coalition board members who represent a wide cross section of the Kansas City LGBTQIA community.  What motivates these individuals is their drive to offer our community great informational and educational events which move the community forward. 

Presented by


A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

Kansas City PrideFest General Contact Information

Exhibitor, Food Vendor & Entertainment Relations

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