2022 Toledo Pride

As Northwest Ohio’s largest and most recognized event for the (LGBTQIA+) community, Toledo Pride is pleased to invite you to become a sponsor of the annual Toledo Pride celebration! This year’s events will be held Friday, August 19, through Sunday, August 21. 

Toledo Pride includes many exciting events for our community, including:

  • Toledo Pride – Kick-Off on Friday, August 19, 2022.
  • Saturday Parade at noon on Saturday, August 20, 2022.
  • All-day Toledo Pride Main Festival after the parade on Saturday, August 20, 2022.
  • Big Rainbow Brunch Crawl on Adams Street on Sunday, August 21, 2022. 

The Toledo Pride Festival is a large-scale, outdoor event showcasing the best local entertainment. The festival also boasts a parade, food, merchandise vendors, and networking with numerous community organizations, including social groups, churches, and health and wellness groups.

Click here to find out all of the details about Toledo Pride.

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Toledo Pride depends on the support of our generous sponsors. Click here to see our current sponsors or to find out how your company can get involved.

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We need volunteers for Toledo Pride events year-round. Click here to help out!

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Interested in getting a merchandise vendor/organization booth at Toledo Pride?

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“Openness may not completely disarm prejudice, but it’s a good place to start.”

Jason Collins, first openly gay athlete in U.S. pro sports

“Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.”

Harvey Fierstein

“We should indeed keep calm in the face of difference, and live our lives in a state of inclusion and wonder at the diversity of humanity.”

George Takei

“I’ve been embraced by a new community. That’s what happens when youre finally honest about who you are; you find others like you.”

Chaz Bono

Upcoming Events

TOLEDO PRlDE BY THE NUMBERS

  • Nearly 20,000 people gather over the weekend to celebrate one of Toledo’s largest festival.

  • About 1,000 people attended Pride Kick-Off on Friday night, the money raised supports many local area non-profits.

  • 100+ organizations gain exposure in the Toledo Pride Parade, which had thousands of spectators.

  • Over 100 vendors and organizations set up at the festival, including nonprofit organizations, LGBTQIA+ friendly businesses and LGBTQIA+ affirming faith based groups.

  • During the festival, sponsors have provided free mammograms and provide free, confidential HIV/AIDS tests.