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Mid-Missouri PrideFest Returns This Weekend

By Inside Columbia
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Mid-Missouri PrideFest is returning to Columbia for an entire weekend of events. The fest, which has been a part of the local LGBTQIA+ community for more than 18 years, is being held at Rose Music Hall on Saturday and Sunday starting at noon.

People are welcome to enjoy a street fair from noon to 6 p.m., live music performances until after 10 p.m., drag showcases, food and drinks. There will be local entertainers on the Rose Stage on both days with performances from the local drag community as well as nationally recognized drag performers. And on Sunday, there will be an inaugural pride parade on Broadway starting at noon.

Mid-Missouri PrideFest is free to the public, but there are VIP tickets available that range from $40-$70. For more information, visit

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